The new Democratic proposal is more comprehensive than previous efforts in how it addresses regulations.
During the pandemic, counseling services moved online, inpatient clinics closed and mobile clinics pulled back. Without support, many Americans relapsed and some turned to drugs for the first time.
Standard room rates at luxury resorts are pushing $3,000 a night, in some cases quadrupling the typical rates, restaurants need to be booked weeks in advance, and surf lessons and snorkel tours are sold out through summer.
A recent spike in unruly passenger reports, many of them involving people refusing to cover their faces, prompted Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on Tuesday to issue a stern warning to travelers.
A disease magnified by a warming ocean killed an estimated 5.75 billion sunflower sea stars between 2013 and 2017 - nearly 91% of the global population that stretched from Alaska to Mexico.
The U.S. political divide on whether to get the coronavirus vaccine suggests that “maybe there’s been too much finger wagging,” said National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins.
Destinations ranging from Alaska to the Cayman Islands are using the pandemic to spur debate over mass cruise tourism, which opponents say clogs streets, stresses infrastructure, and threatens delicate ecosystems.
In the evenly divided Senate, the key vote of support came from Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, who said she believed Gupta was “deeply committed to matters of justice.”
Fatalities remain low, but doctors say the virus is now making the young sicker, some gravely.
The meeting in Anchorage will include the U.S. secretary of state and his Chinese counterpart.
Insured property worth trillions of dollars could face even greater danger from floods, superstorms and tidal surges, researchers say.
A Trump administration official sought to speed the spread of the coronavirus among children and young adults in order to achieve “herd immunity,” according to documents released Wednesday by a top House Democrat.
At least 10 ships-ranging in cost from $75 million to near $1 billion-have wrapped construction amid the pandemic, representing an industry investment of more than $3.84 billion.
Attempts at herd immunity have been roundly denounced by mainstream experts, who say it promises still more sickness and death. Still, the concept has surfaced in the White House, due to the increasing influence of Trump medical adviser Scott Atlas.
Overturning the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade abortion rights ruling could be just the beginning.