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Britain tightens COVID rules as world on alert over omicron

The U.K. tightened up rules Saturday on mask-wearing and on testing of international…

New York declares state of emergency amid variant threat

New York’s governor declared a state of emergency to allow the health department…

Data shows rise in COVID deaths in Connecticut nursing homes

A dozen nursing home residents died from COVID-19 in Connecticut over a recent…

France lashes out at Britain’s latest proposal on migrants

Boris Johnson proposed that France take back migrants who illegally cross the English…

Gunmen open fire on bus in Kosovo, leaving 3 dead, 1 injured

Unidentified gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying teenagers in western Kosovo Friday,…

Official: WTO delays key meeting amid COVID variant concerns

The World Trade Organization is postponing its conference of government ministers on Tuesday…

Climate activists block Amazon UK warehouses on Black Friday

Members of Extinction Rebellion targeted 13 Amazon fulfilment centers in the United Kingdom…

Florida Rep drops COVID test, vaccine policy. Artis—Naples protocols unchanged

Florida Repertory Theatre has dropped its strict policy requiring negative COVID tests or…

New omicron variant stokes world fears, triggers U.S. travel ban

The White House said the U.S. will restrict travel from South Africa and…

GOP Rep. Boebert apologizes to Muslims for Omar remarks

Colorado Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert apologized for using anti-Muslim language in describing a…

Will flight restrictions help as new virus variant emerges?

A new coronavirus variant identified in South Africa is leading to a new…

Holiday train display featured at Bell Tower Shops through Dec. 19

Holiday train display built by Scale Rails of Southwest Florida featured at Bell…

Georgia outlines plans to improve slow pace of rental help

Georgia officials struggling to distribute federal funds to prevent evictions plan to increase…

Biden sets out oil, gas leasing reform, stops short of ban

The Biden administration on Friday recommended an overhaul of the nation’s oil and…

Miromar Outlets were hopping for Black Friday Shopping

Miromar Outlets were hopping for Black Friday Shopping        …

No blue-green algae. No red tide. River, coastal conditions looking better this fall

Army Corps releasing 2,000 cubic feet per second at Franklin Lock, and about half…

Europe’s Christmas markets warily open as COVID cases rise

Despite the pandemic inconveniences, those selling ornaments, roasted chestnuts and other holiday-themed items…

Some fear China could win from US spat with Marshall Islands

Since World War II, the U.S. has treated the Marshall Islands, along with…

Survivor found in coal mine accident in Russia’s Siberia

Authorities on Thursday confirmed 14 fatalities — 11 miners and three rescuers who…

Archbold Biological Station receives $2 million gift for scrub-jay research

Archbold Biological Station receives $2 million gift for scrub-jay research        …

LaBelle drug dealer Jeffrey Beard to serve decade in prison in 2019 case

The State Attorney’s Office said Jeffrey Beard is a habitual offender and sold…

Explainer: What is this new COVID variant in South Africa?

South African scientists have identified a new version of the coronavirus this week…

Church tries ‘to keep going’ as Michigan family’s hostage ordeal passes a month

New details have emerged about the Michigan family, even as its identity remains…

Does Congress take too many breaks?

Many question their commitment, but lawmakers defend their schedule.        …

Democratic allies press the White House to focus more – and say more – on inflation worries

The Biden administration has taken pains in recent days to show it is…

Mud could help decide timing of any Russia move against Ukraine

Muddy terrain and the need for more troops on the ground make any…

Moderna edges Pfizer in study of five COVID vaccines

The Moderna and Russian Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccines both edged the version from Pfizer and BioNTech…

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