Extraordinary street protests in some Chinese cities and campuses over the weekend put Xi Jinping's controversial approach to the pandemic under the spotlight.
The mayor called the situation "the most serious emergency our city has ever faced." Police are ramping up enforcement as the standoff continues.
African nations are bristling at the restrictions imposed on them by rich countries — and say they are harmful to local economies and discriminate against countries in the region.
For the first time since last spring, the Georgia Supreme Court’s nine justices, attorneys, and other courthouse regulars are set to return Wednesday morning for in-person hearings.
After more than a year of restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mercedes-Benz Stadium will reopen to full capacity on May 15.
Disneyland Park and Disneyland California Adventure Park will reopen on April 30. Reservations will be required and limited to state residents only.
The massive party attracted some 2,500 revelers and began New Year's Eve in spite of a curfew and ban on large gatherings. Authorities say three officers were injured trying to shut down the event.
Social distancing fell dramatically between spring and fall and the gap between Democrats and Republicans widened. But both ends of the political spectrum agree on some measures to fight COVID-19.
The shift into the "purple tier" for most counties comes as the number of daily new coronavirus cases doubled in the past 10 days, Gov. Gavin Newsom said. He also apologized for breaking the rules.