Mississippi working to get more COVID-19 tests, treatment, governor says
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The highly transmissible omicron variant has made at-home Covid tests hard to find.
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The former head of New York State's university system officially left office last week after authorities released evidence as part of an investigation into former Gov. Andrew Cuomo that revealed text messages about a former aide who accused the governor of creating a toxic workplace.
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The liberal Supreme Court justice is diabetic and didn't want to sit next to justices who weren't wearing masks. Her conservative colleague didn't care
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The federal website providing free at-home COVID-19 tests is open for orders. Here is how to order the tests, and what you need to know.
Neil Gorsuch defied a request from Chief Justice John Roberts to wear a mask out of respect for Sonia Sotomayor, a report says
Gorsuch's refusal to wear a mask led Sotomayor, who has diabetes, to attend oral arguments virtually. The justices are all vaccinated and boosted.
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GOP Doctors Caucus vice chair Greg Murphy of North Carolina led the Tuesday letter with several of his Doctors Caucus colleagues to Fauci, blasting President Biden’s top medical aide for his unprofessionalism towards the Kansas senator.
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How a wedding photographer and a donut shop owner got millions in a COVID testing operation now under investigation
While the Center for COVID Control failed to keep up with testing demands, the company's owners spent millions on luxury cars and homes, records show.
Americans can now ask for the four free rapid antigen tests the government will send to every residential address. The order form went live a day ahead of schedule.
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The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a request to block a federal mask mandate for air travel. The emergency application was filed by a father on behalf of himself and his 4-year-old autistic son, both of whom claim to be medically incapable of wearing masks for extended periods.Their request was filed to Justice Neil Gorsuch, who handles emergency applications arising in several Western states, and he referred the matter to the full court. The...
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The United States Postal Service is sending out free at-home rapid COVID tests.
The Biden administration is buying 1 billion rapid COVID-19 test kits to give Americans for free. Here's how to get one.
The US Postal Service launched a website on Tuesday where Americans could order at-home, rapid COVID tests to have them delivered to their homes.
Deidre DeJear, a prominent Democrat running for governor, is speaking out about why she didn't join a standing ovation acknowledging Iowa's law enforcement during Gov. Kim Reynolds' state address last week.Driving the news: Iowa Field Report, a conservative news outlet, tweeted a picture of DeJear sitting during the governor's speech. She was attending as a guest of Iowa Rep. Chris Hall of Sioux City.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.State of play: DeJear
A GOP rep. pledged to bring his own lunch to work in boycott of DC restaurants that now need proof of vaccination
The Kentucky congressman has been critical of Washington, DC's vaccine mandate, which came into effect on Sunday.
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Supreme Court justices seemed to have little doubt Tuesday that Boston was wrong to refuse to fly a banner described as a Christian flag outside City Hall. Arguments at the high court appeared to unite justices on the left and right in favor of Harold Shurtleff, a conservative activist. Shurtleff wanted to fly a white banner with a red cross on a blue background in the upper left corner, called the Christian flag.
Biden administration’s website for free COVID-19 tests has gone live ahead of schedule — here’s everything you need to know
Searching in vain to find at-home COVID-19 test kits at nearby pharmacies? Wednesday, Jan. 19 marks an important date in that quest — or at least, that’s what the Biden administration hopes after it initially pledged 500 million free at-home test kits for Americans and recently doubled its pledge. On Jan. 19, people can start placing their orders for the kits on COVIDtests.gov, the government site getting pulled together for the mass testing effort as the omicron variant continues to fuel cases.
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Kent Nishimura/GettyDemocrats have the opportunity to do something that is good for the country, that would be commonsensical and populist. So why won’t Nancy Pelosi let them?I’m talking about the “Ban Congressional Stock Trading Act,” introduced by the Democratic senators Mark Kelly and Jon Ossoff. This legislation (like a similar bill offered by Republican Josh Hawley) would prohibit members of Congress and their families (such as Pelosi’s husband, Paul Pelosi) from buying and selling stocks w
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New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu (R) said in an interview he passed on running for Senate because he didn't want to simply be a "roadblock" to President Biden for two years."I was pretty close," Sununu told The Washington Examiner about weighing a Senate bid. "I wasn't ready to make an announcement, but I was like, 'OK, this makes sense. I think I could be a voice nationally."Sununu, who Republicans were hoping to see run for Senate in the...
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Government watchdog group demanding key data on Fauci's financial and professional history
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has submitted a proposal to reshape the state's congressional map and carve up districts held by Black Democrats, as the Republican takes the unusual step of inserting himself into the redistricting process. The proposed congressional map, submitted Sunday on the eve of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, signaled the governor's priorities as the state moves to redraw political maps in the coming months. Governors typically do not submit map proposals but can veto district plans after they pass in the statehouse.