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Biden administration unveils boost to state COVID vaccine shipments: ‘Lives are at stake here,’...

WASHINGTON — Amid frustrations at the slow pace of the national COVID-19 vaccination effort, President Joe Biden says his administration is boosting the number of doses sent...

Gov. DeSantis defends his COVID vaccine strategy as Biden administration takes on pandemic

Gov. Ron DeSantis faces a difficult period of adjustment to the new administration in Washington, particularly regarding priorities for administering the COVID-19 vaccines.Or, perhaps,...

A COVID-related bill in the Legislature pits businesses against rank-and-file workers

Legislation that would make it harder to sue businesses that expose people to COVID-19 is moving forward in the Florida Legislature, where a face-off...

DeSantis doesn’t always give notice about his whereabouts, blocking media from asking tough questions

Three weeks ago, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that his administration had entered a partnership with Publix to dispense COVID vaccine to senior citizens through...

‘The 1776 Report’ feeds the Republican Party’s politics of delusion

Slavery in America was not America’s fault.The rich white colonial gents who made their money from enslaving Africans, importing them, selling them, and forcing...

Gov. DeSantis isn’t necessarily buying Biden’s approach to COVID-19 but adds: ‘Whatever works, I’m...

Having spent much of the past year defending Donald Trump's chaotic response to the new coronavirus, Gov. Ron DeSantis signaled skepticism on Friday about...

New Pentagon chief has roots in Georgia

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate on Friday confirmed General Lloyd J. Austin III as secretary of Defense, making the former Georgian the first African-American...

Seven U.S. Senate Democrats call for ethics probe of Hawley

WASHINGTON — Seven U.S. Senate Democrats have urged the chamber’s ethics panel to look into Sen. Josh Hawley’s unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud in...

Biden orders tougher mask rules as part of overhauled COVID-19 strategy

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s first policy focus after being sworn in? Overhauling the disjointed federal response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which claimed another...

Reality sets in for limited COVID vaccinations in FL: Residents face long waits...

Update Jan. 22, 2021: British scientists and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced tentative findings, reported in the Washington Post, that the coronavirus variant...

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