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Biden calls for paid time off for vaccinations as U.S. hits 200 million goal

WASHINGTON — Federal and state officials now face trying to reach Americans unable or unwilling to get the COVID-19 vaccine, after meeting President Joe...

What some GOP lawmakers really think about the unemployed: They’re lazy and don’t want...

State Rep. Anna Eskamani had heard enough. She and other House Democrats had been advocating for months — even before the Florida Legislature opened...

FL has seen deaths from more contagious COVID variants, such as strains emerging out...

Florida has seen deaths and hospitalizations from COVID-19 variants among residents of all ages, and across almost every county in the state, according to...

Pushback against ‘vaccine passports’ puts colleges in a quandary

WASHINGTON — Florida’s Nova Southeastern University joined a small group of U.S. colleges on April 1, when the private research university announced that it...

On the vaccination front: FL lags behind most states in getting shots in the...

Two weeks after Florida opened the door to allow vaccines for residents 16 and older, CDC data show that the state has a ways...

Gov. DeSantis throws a monkey wrench into efforts to improve FL’s paltry unemployment benefits

There’s a new obstacle to increasing Florida’s unemployment benefits, which rank among the stingiest in the United States: Gov. Ron DeSantis “Increase benefits? Look, no,”...

Pause for Johnson & Johnson vaccine extended as federal health panel wrestles with next...

WASHINGTON — Use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 shot will remain paused for at least a week, after a federal vaccine advisory panel...

School districts and families are divided: Should masks still be in place in the...

Florida schoolchildren are nearing the end of an entire school year under the impacts of COVID-19, and administrators are planning for the next academic...

Las Vegas and Florida tourism leaders push for help from feds for sputtering travel...

WASHINGTON—Witnesses on a Senate panel Tuesday stressed the need for a continued vaccine rollout effort by the federal government as a vital part of...

Gov. Ron DeSantis invites same panel of doctors who had been censored: ‘We are...

Following a recent public health discussion in March that was removed last week from YouTube, Gov. Ron DeSantis and the same panel of doctors...

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