Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Today in History for May 18th

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Highlights of this day in history: Mt. St. Helens erupts in Washington State; The U.S. Supreme Court upholds racial segregation; Pope John Paul...

How COVID mourning runs so deep that a school district stays closed

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Supt. Frances Esparza knew of too many parents who had called seeking an excused absence so their child could attend a funeral. She had...

Don’t throw away that mask just yet. California won’t lift COVID-19 rules for another...

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There was growing pushback against immediately lifting COVID-19 mask rules for vaccinated people Monday, with California deciding it would keep its policies in place...

Biden Supports Israel-Gaza Cease-Fire, as Fighting Rages Into Second Week

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JERUSALEM — President Biden for the first time expressed support for a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza on Monday, as the...

Japanese doctors call for Tokyo 2020 Games to be canceled amid worsening outbreak

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With just two months until the Tokyo 2020 Games begin, a major Japanese doctors' group is calling for the delayed event to be canceled...