World Jan 06

UK leader vows to use ‘every second’ to vaccinate vulnerable

Lawmakers were recalled from their Christmas recess to discuss new restrictions that took effect at midnight as part of England's third national lockdown. They are expected to approve the government's stay-home order and other measures.

Health Dec 29

Lockdowns extended in large swath of California amid surge

The state's top health official said Tuesday that Southern California and the agricultural San Joaquin Valley still have what is considered no ICU capacity and that the state's coronavirus restrictions would continue longer there.