COVID-19 restrictions

CDC Mask Guidance Met with Hostility by Leading Republicans

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks during the American Legislative Exchange Council Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republicans are responding with hostility to new masking guidance from public health officials. It’s opening a new front in the cultural war over COVID-19 restrictions just as efforts to try to persuade large…

DC Boosts Limits on Restaurants, Gatherings Amid Virus Spike

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser/ AP Images WASHINGTON (AP) – The nation’s capital is tightening its public COVID-19 restrictions in the face of spiraling virus numbers locally and around the country. Mayor Muriel Bowser said Monday that the District of Columbia will remain in Phase 2 of its reopening plan, but she announced a number of adjustments. Starting Wednesday, Nov. 25,…