New US travel rules: What you need to know about the changes prompted by Omicron variant

(CNN) — Just when we thought US travel rules were starting to stabilize, along comes Omicron. The dominoes fell quickly after South African health authorities informedRead More

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Omicron coronavirus variant found in multiple US states

NEW YORK (AP) — The omicron variant of COVID-19, which had been undetected in the U.S. before the middle of this week, had been discoveredRead More

‘We need to be ready’: Biden lays out plan to protect Americans from COVID-19 through winter months

BETHESDA (AP) — With rising numbers of COVID-19 cases predicted this winter, President Joe Biden on Thursday appealed for Americans to get their boosters andRead More

US confirms 3rd case of omicron COVID-19 variant

NEW YORK (AP) — A man who attended an anime convention in New York City in late November tested positive for the omicron variant ofRead More

TSA extending face mask requirement through mid-March

(WHDH) — The Transportation Security Administration announced Thursday that it’s extending its face mask requirement through mid-March. People must wear a face covering while usingRead More

Healey would be ‘prohibitive favorite’ heading into 2022 election if she runs for Mass. governor, pollster says

Political realities are likely the real reason Gov. Charlie Baker decided to pass on running for a third term in office, according to Spencer Kimball,Read More

Charlie Baker won’t seek 3rd term as Massachusetts governor

BOSTON (AP) — Republican Gov. Charlie Baker announced Wednesday he won’t seek a third term as governor of Massachusetts, where his party is bitterly splitRead More

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Get booster shots as soon as you can, experts say, as Omicron’s spread collides with relentless Delta variant

(CNN) — Health experts are doubling down on pleas for all eligible American to get vaccinated — and boosted — against Covid-19 as the Omicron and Delta variants spread.Read More

New COVID-19 variant cause for concern, not panic, Biden tells US

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden called the new coronavirus variant omicron a cause for concern but “not a cause for panic” Monday and saidRead More

Chief: No evidence parade-crash suspect knew anyone on route

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — The SUV driver who plowed into a Christmas parade in suburban Milwaukee, killing at least five people and injuring 48, wasRead More