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Nation Aug 09Canada reopens its border for vaccinated U.S. visitors
Canada has lifted its prohibition on Americans crossing the border to shop, vacation or visit, but the United States is keeping similar restrictions in place for Canadians.
Economy Jul 19Ben & Jerry’s to stop sales in West Bank, east Jerusalem
Ben & Jerry's says it is going to stop selling its ice cream in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and contested east Jerusalem, saying the sales in the territories sought by the Palestinians are "inconsistent with our values."…
Nation Dec 04As hospitals cope with a COVID-19 surge, cyber threats loom
The Vermont hospital had fallen prey to a cyberattack, becoming one of the most recent and visible examples of a wave of digital assaults taking U.S. health care providers hostage as COVID-19 cases surge nationwide.
Nation Sep 15Experts worry as state and local officials roll back virus restrictions
State and local officials around the U.S. are rolling back social distancing rules again, but public health experts warn the country is setting itself up for failure.
Nation May 16Virus rules tighten illegal immigration on northern border
Prior to COVID-19, depending on the circumstances of the individual border crosser, the five people apprehended in Maine on May 12 could have been charged with a federal crime in the United States or quickly processed for deportation to their…
Politics Mar 11Bernie Sanders will continue on with presidential campaign
He told reporters in Burlington, Vermont, on Wednesday that he's not quitting despite key primary losses to Joe Biden the night before. The Vermont senator's path to the presidential nomination considerably narrowed after decisive losses to Biden in Michigan, Missouri…
Education Sep 23U.S. universities see decline in students from China
Several universities have reported drops of one-fifth or more this fall in the number of new students from China.
Politics Aug 14Vermont nominates Christine Hallquist, first transgender candidate for governor
A former Vermont utility executive on Tuesday became the first transgender candidate to be nominated for governor, and she'll face the Republican incumbent, who survived a bitter backlash from his base over gun restrictions he supported.
Politics Aug 12Vermont exec would be nation’s first transgender governor
A former energy company executive from Vermont has a shot at becoming the nation's first transgender governor — but she says that's not the main reason she's running.
Politics Apr 11Vermont governor signs bill that raises age to buy firearms, makes it easier to take guns from people who pose threat
"This is not the time to do what's easy, it's time to do what's right," Gov. Phil Scott said.