NEW YORK — The MTA is done playing nice on its mask mandate.
Transit officials on Wednesday announced a crackdown on riders who skirt a state rule that requires them to wear a mask while on transit.
The new enforcement...Read more
COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a section of the Heritage Act, a controversial law protecting monuments and statutes, requiring a supermajority vote by the Legislature is ...Read more
General Motors has hired the former chief of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to head global regulatory affairs for the automaker.
GM said Wednesday that David Strickland will join the company as vice ...Read more
WASHINGTON — The United States will double the number of COVID-19 vaccine doses it is donating to the global inoculation effort as the international community struggles to meet its goals for protecting people from the ...Read more
A panel for the Centers for Disease Control started considering whether to recommend booster shots of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday — and exactly who might be in line to get them.
The debate, which has proved...Read more
PHILADELPHIA — As fall officially begins, the rolling average of new coronavirus cases in Pennsylvania is climbing steadily as vaccinations plateau across much of the Philadelphia region. Meanwhile, New Jersey’s ...Read more
Ladies and gentlemen... Kim Kardashian.
On Wednesday, “Saturday Night Live” unveiled its October lineup of hosts, including none other than reality-TV star and beauty mogul Kardashian, who will take the 30 Rock stage ...Read more
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank could begin scaling back asset purchases as soon as November and complete the process by mid-2022, after officials revealed a growing inclination to raise interest ...Read more
WASHINGTON — The worsening conflict in Ethiopia, Africa’s second-most populous country, is raising alarms in the White House and on Capitol Hill over humanitarian fallout, including the growing risk of mass starvation ...Read more
WASHINGTON — Vice President Kamala Harris plans to meet Thursday afternoon with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, making history as the highest-ranking Indian American to welcome the leader of a country that is ...Read more
DETROIT — It's confirmed: More than 1 million Michiganders have contracted COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic last year, according to state health department data.
That means about one in 10 Michigan residents has...Read more
Former President Donald Trump’s lawsuit against The New York Times and his niece over an investigative report on his tax avoidance for which she provided documents is just his “latest stunt,” her lawyer said.
The ...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A Republican state lawmaker has filed legislation that would create Texas-style abortion restrictions in Florida that would allow anyone to sue abortion providers or any person who helps someone ...Read more
Britney Spears expects her 13-year conservatorship to end this fall and wants her father removed from the controversial arrangement immediately, her lawyer said in a court filing Wednesday.
Attorney Mathew Rosengart urged...Read more
WASHINGTON — Civil and human rights groups on Wednesday criticized the White House’s immigration policies for inflicting “cruelty on Black, Brown and Indigenous immigrant communities,” according to a letter sent by...Read more
PHILADELPHIA — Gov. Tom Wolf's administration on Wednesday issued a climate plan for 2021 that notes the state’s average temperature has risen nearly 2 degrees since 1900 — most of it in the past 20 years — and is ...Read more
WASHINGTON — David L. Cohen, a decades-long fixture in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania’s political, civic and business circles, won bipartisan praise Wednesday during a Senate committee hearing on his nomination to ...Read more
WASHINGTON — As Democrats consider legislation to respond to a new Texas state ban on abortion after about six weeks of pregnancy, they have lost the support of one of the few remaining Republicans who support abortion ...Read more
The National Hurricane Center is expecting to see the 18th tropical depression of the year by as early as Wednesday afternoon, it said in the 2 p.m. EDT update.
Meanwhile, tropical depressions Peter and Rose seemed to ...Read more
WASHINGTON — Democratic leaders for weeks have denied they would potentially dust off the budget reconciliation process once again as a last resort to lift the statutory debt ceiling with a simple majority vote if they ...Read more
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