Court blocks COVID-19 vaccine mandate for US government workers
President Joe Biden’s order that federal employees get vaccinated against COVID-19 has been blocked by a federal appeals court.
Protests erupt across China in unprecedented challenge to Xi Jinping’s zero-Covid policy
Protests are erupting across China, including at universities and in Shanghai where hundreds protested in an unprecedented show of defiance against the country’s stringent and increasingly costly zero-Covid policy.
Florida judge voids US mask mandate for planes, other travel
A federal judge in Florida struck down the national mask mandate covering airlines and other public transportation Monday, and the Biden administration said the rule would not be enforced while federal agencies decide how to respond to the judge’s order.