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Fauci Says Teachers Should Be Required To Be Vaccinated

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| "We are in a major surge now as we're going into the fall, into the school season. This is very serious business," Fauci said. He urges states and localities to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for teachers.

U.S. Expands Sanctions On Allies Of Belarus' Authoritarian Leader


The U.S., which accuses President Alexander Lukashenko of corruption and repression, imposes new sanctions on his financial backers on the one-year anniversary of an election widely considered rigged.

Time's Up Leader Resigns After Criticism Over Cuomo Ties


Time's Up leader Roberta Kaplan resigned Monday over fallout from her work advising Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration after allegations of sexual harassment.

The Albany County Sheriff Is Investigating A Criminal Complaint Against Gov. Cuomo


The Albany County sheriff says if charges were to be brought against the governor, he believes they would amount to a misdemeanor, or possibly a couple of misdemeanors.

The U.S. Is Now Averaging 100,000 New COVID-19 Infections A Day


The U.S. was averaging about 11,000 cases a day in late June. It's now averaging 100,000 new COVID-19 infections a day, returning to a milestone last seen during the winter surge.

The Belarusian Coaches Who Tried To Send Sprinter Home Are Dismissed From Olympics


The two coaches had their credentials revoked by the International Olympic Committee four days after they ordered sprinter Kristina Timanovskaya back home for publicly criticizing them.

After Months Of Delay, The Census Data For New Voting Maps Is Coming Out Aug. 12


For months, COVID-19 and interference by Trump officials delayed the release of new census demographic data used to redraw voting districts, forcing some state and local elections to be pushed back.

Arkansas Governor Wants To Reverse A Law That Forbids Schools To Require Masks


Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed the bill in April banning state and local mask mandates, but now he says cases are up and children under 12 are vulnerable because they can't get vaccinated.

Immigrant Activists Say ICE Is Purposely Targeting Them. They're Urging Biden To Help


In a new report, activists say ICE systematically retaliates against them for their work, despite the agency's denials. Advocates want the Biden administration to officially forbid the practice.