YAKIMA, Wash. — It's been a long and difficult road back to in-person classes, but for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic swept the United States in March 2020, Yakima Valley College (YVC) is returning to full-time, in-person operations…
Gas prices hit another record high Monday, COVID can be contagious during Paxlovid rebound, and more COVID news
The national average for regular gasoline rose to a fresh record on Monday, according to AAA. Find out more about that and other COVID-related news here.
Stagflation is the bitterest of economic pills: High inflation mixes with a weak job market to cause a toxic brew that punishes consumers and befuddles economists. Find out more about that and other COVID news here.
New U.S. research on long COVID-19 provides fresh evidence that it can happen even after breakthrough infections in vaccinated people, among other new findings. Read about that and more COVID news here.
SPOKANE, Wash. — The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Washington is cracking down on people who made false COVID-19 relief claims. Their recent findings led to the indictment of a 48-year-old Yakima woman who allegedly obtained more…
Who has the 'greater chance' of monkeypox exposure? Plus, high-risk COVID travel destinations, and more virus news
Anyone can get or spread monkeypox, but a "notable fraction of cases" in the latest global outbreak are happening among some groups (but not exclusively). Find out more on today's COVID news here.
Growing monkeypox concern? Plus, what's next for vaccines for youngest children, and more COVID news
How concerned should we be about monkeypox? Plus, Pfizer said three small doses of its vaccine offers strong protection to youngsters under 5, and more COVID news.
A federal judge in Louisiana is refusing to end pandemic-related restrictions on migrants seeking asylum on the southern border.
"I'm proud of what we are doing and how we are not allowing Covid to outstmart us," Mayor Eric Adams said during a Wednesday news conference. Plus, more Americans applied for jobless aid last week, but the total number of Americans collecting unemployment benefits is at a 53-year low.
Olympia, Wash – Washington Governor Jay Inslee says his office has no plans to reinstate a mask mandate, despite a rise in cases statewide.
Officials say a third of US should consider masks, what to do if you test positive for COVID now, and more virus news
Right now, about a third of the U.S. population lives in areas that are considered at higher risk. Read more on what that means here.
Elon Musk's mom is a swimsuit model, more free COVID tests from the government, and more trending topics
Her billionaire son may have dominated headlines recently, but 74-year-old Maye Musk is now in the spotlight after becoming the oldest model to feature on the Sports Illustrated (SI) Swimsuit cover. Here's that and more trending topics.
Pfizer booster for kids 5-11 years old approved, California's $6 could be nationwide, and more COVID news
The Biden administration is continuing the Covid-19 public health emergency declaration beyond July 15. Find out more on that and the rest of today's COVID-19 news here.
The government website for people to request free COVID-19 at-home tests from the U.S. government is now accepting a third round of orders.
The national average for regular gas hit a fresh record of $4.48 a gallon Monday, according to AAA. That marks an increase of 15 cents in the past week and 40 cents in a month. Get that and more COVID news here.
The official U.S. death toll from COVID-19 has surpassed 1 million, a staggering moment of grief and the highest toll for a single country.
North Korea said Friday six people died and nearly 190,000 are under quarantine following a rapid spread of fever across the nation in recent weeks, a day after it first acknowledged a COVID-19 outbreak in a largely unvaccinated population.
US may be 'increasingly vulnerable' to COVID, what's behind the baby formula shortage, and more virus news
White House COVID-19 coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha issued a dire warning Thursday that the U.S. will be increasingly vulnerable to the coronavirus this fall and winter if Congress doesn't swiftly approve new funding for more vaccines and treatments. Get that and more COVID news.
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Gas prices reach fresh record high, why a booster may be more important than ever, and more COVID news
The national average price for regular gasoline climbed more than four cents today. Plus, read about which Caribbean getaway the CDC has added to its 'high' risk travel category.
Gas prices racing back near record highs, what the White House's grim COVID warning means, and more COVID news
The national average for regular gasoline rose to $4.328 a gallon on Monday, according to AAA. That's a fraction of a penny shy of the all-time high of $4.331 set on March 11. Get that and more COVID news here.