By Zeke Miller, Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart join Amna Nawaz to discuss the week in politics, including how conspiracy theories are enabling politicians to drive a new culture war, revelations about Minority Leader McCarthy…
After a judge struck down the federal mask mandate for public transportation, the Centers for Disease Control says it still recommends masking. On Wednesday, the Department of Justice appealed the decision.
By Amna Nawaz, Stephanie Kotuby, Cybele Mayes-Osterman, Murrey Jacobson, Saher Khan
For the first time in two years, many airplane passengers are flying maskless. After a judge’s decision to strike down a federal mask mandate for trains, planes and buses, the Justice Department said it would only appeal the ruling if…
By John Yang, Ryan Connelly Holmes
A federal judge in Florida on Monday struck down a COVID mask mandate for planes, buses and trains, and imposed a nationwide injunction. The judge ruled that the mandate exceeds the authority of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
By William Brangham, Courtney Norris
By Russ Bynum, Emily Swanson, Associated Press
Americans are letting their guard down as new COVID-19 infections plummet to their lowest level since July. But experts warn a new wave of cases is coming.
By Sarah Rankin, Associated Press
A federal judge says 12 Virginia schoolchildren who are particularly vulnerable to getting sick from COVID-19 can seek a "reasonable accommodation" such as requiring their classmates to wear masks.
By William Brangham, Claire Mufson
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday loosened its COVID-19 guidance on wearing masks in indoor public settings. The new standard says people don't have to mask-up if case counts and hospitalizations aren’t especially high where they live.
By Eugene Garcia, Associated Press
Truckers demanding an end to coronavirus mandates began a cross-country drive from California to the Washington, D.C., area on Wednesday.
By Mike Catalini, Associated Press
Individual school districts will be free to continue requiring masks once the state mandate ends March 7, Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy said.
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