Tag: Government and politics

UK seeks to avert shortages with COVID tests for food staff

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LONDON — The British government has announced plans for daily COVID-19 testing of critical food industry workers, allowing those who test negative to continue...

European agency is 1st to clear Moderna jab for children

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LONDON — The European Medicines Agency has recommended authorizing Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 12 to 17, the first time the shot has...

US women tell 9th Circuit trial court didn’t factor success

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SAN FRANCISCO — Players on the U.S. women’s national soccer team urged a federal appeals court to reinstate their equal pay lawsuit, saying their...

Chief wants Kansas site included in unmarked graves search

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The leader of an American Indian tribe is concerned that a former Kansas boarding school will be left out of a federal initiative seeking...

Confederate bust moved from Tennessee Capitol building

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The bust of a Confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan leader that had been prominently displayed inside the Tennessee Capitol...

Noem to headline GOP event in early-voting South Carolina

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, possibly mulling a 2024 White House bid, is making her debut in South Carolina next month...

The Latest: Singers perform ‘Imagine’ at Tokyo opening

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The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ...

Confederate bust moved from Tennessee Capitol building

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The bust of a Confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan leader that had been displayed prominently inside of the Tennessee...

Stitt taps Tulsa man for AG despite ‘not qualified’ rating

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OKLAHOMA CITY — A Tulsa attorney whom the American Bar Association rated as “ not qualified " to serve as a federal judge was...

CEO calls FirstEnergy’s conduct ‘wrong and unacceptable’

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CLEVELAND — FirstEnergy Corp.'s conduct in secretly funding a $60 million bribery scheme to win a $1 billion bailout for two nuclear power plants...