COVID-19

Biden rolls out $1.9 trillion emergency package to battle pandemic and...

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden is calling on Congress to approve a sweeping package for economic and pandemic relief with a price tag twice...

With COVID-19 the worst it’s been, Louisiana’s college students return to...

Students at Louisiana’s colleges and universities return to school this month in a state that has more COVID-19 cases than it has ever had...

COVID-19 in Louisiana: as bad as it’s been and getting worse

“There’s never been more COVID in Louisiana than there is now,” the state’s top public health officer said at a press conference Tuesday.  The...

Feds tell states to give COVID-19 vaccine to anyone over 65...

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Tuesday directed state officials to expand who is getting vaccinated for COVID-19, and announced that all available doses...

Rental assistance in COVID-19 relief package ‘about a third of what...

The COVID-19 relief package passed by Congress at the end of 2020 extended rental assistance to people struggling to stay in their homes during...

Some Republicans hunkering down during U.S. Capitol riot refused offer of...

WASHINGTON—The leader of the Congressional Progressive Caucus said Tuesday that she has tested positive for COVID-19, and blamed Republicans who refused to wear masks...

Biden expected to distribute all available vaccine doses to states

WASHINGTON — More COVID-19 vaccine doses will be available to states sooner under changes that the incoming Biden administration is expected to make to how...

Couple getting COVID-19 vaccine looks forward to embracing their loved ones...

Thomas Muchow 80, and his wife Diane, 75, had trouble sleeping Tuesday night. They were too excited. After nine long months of isolating themselves,...

‘Nobody is satisfied’ with Louisiana’s vaccine distribution so far, Edwards says

Gov. John Bel Edwards’ covered three major topics during a Wednesday afternoon press conference: the schedule for a special election for the seats left...

Louisiana’s GOP lawmakers now support COVID-19 accommodations for upcoming elections

Two state legislative committees on Tuesday unanimously approved a proposed emergency election plan that would offer mail-in ballots and other coronavirus-related accommodations for voters...

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