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The Latest: New Mexico adopts CDC guidance on facemasks

May. 14, 2021 21:14 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. -- New Mexico has adopted guidance on facemasks from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that says fully vaccinated Americans no longer need to wear masks indoors or outside in most cases. Under revisions Friday to the state’s emergency public...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

May. 14, 2021 18:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo.; Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press”...

Governor: Maryland ending statewide mask mandate on Saturday

May. 14, 2021 18:26 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland is ending its statewide mask mandate this weekend, following guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, Gov. Larry Hogan announced Friday. The mask mandate will end effective Saturday, the Republican governor said at a news...

Judge approves $577 million settlement for Maryland HBCUs

May. 13, 2021 05:52 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has approved a $577 million settlement in a lawsuit over underfunding at Maryland's four historically Black colleges and universities. The deal approved Wednesday will provide $555 million in extra funding over 10 years, beginning in...

The Latest: Louisiana kids can start vaccinations Thursday

May. 12, 2021 19:43 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS — Children as young as 12 can expect to start getting Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine Thursday in Louisiana. The state health officer made the announcement Wednesday after federal advisers endorsed the vaccine for children aged 12 to 15. Dr. Joseph Kanter...

Maryland restaurants to resume normal operations Saturday

May. 12, 2021 18:06 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Indoor and outdoor venues in Maryland, including restaurants, can resume normal operations this weekend, Gov. Larry Hogan announced Wednesday. The governor also said the state’s indoor mask mandate will be lifted when 70% of Maryland adults...

COVID-19 protections not offered to migrant seafood workers

May. 12, 2021 13:31 PM EDT

FISHING CREEK, Md. (AP) — For thousands of miles and over two days in April, 59 workers from Mexico traveled together on a bus — despite the pandemic — to their legal, seasonal jobs as crabmeat pickers and seafood processors in Maryland’s rural islands. Lindy’s...

Slain Delaware officer remembered as a hero

May. 10, 2021 16:43 PM EDT

SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Hundreds of police officers joined family and friends in saying goodbye Monday to a Delaware officer who authorities say was fatally attacked while responding to a fight. Officers from Delaware, Maryland and other states as well as members of the...

DC aims for full reopening, with masks, by June 11

May. 10, 2021 16:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington, D.C., is emerging from its pandemic quarantine. With COVID-19 numbers dropping, officials in the nation’s capital have announced a reopening timeline that would see all indoor capacity limits eliminated by early June, but with mask...

Maryland governor pardons 34 victims of racial lynching

May. 08, 2021 18:53 PM EDT

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Maryland's governor on Saturday posthumously pardoned 34 victims of racial lynching in the state dating between 1854 and 1933, saying they were denied legal due process against the allegations they faced. It was a first-of-its-kind pardon by a...