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Today in History

Oct. 19, 2021 00:07 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Oct. 19, the 292nd day of 2021. There are 73 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 19, 2001, U.S. special forces began operations on the ground in Afghanistan, opening...

The Latest: Fauci dismayed by Texas' move to ban mandates

Oct. 17, 2021 11:00 AM EDT

WASHNGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci is saying Sunday that it is “really unfortunate” that Gov. Greg Abbott has moved to ban vaccine mandates in the state of Texas. The nation’s leading infectious disease doctor, speaking on Fox News Sunday, said that the Republican...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Oct. 15, 2021 19:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Diane Swonk, chief economist at Grant Thornton. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Transportation Secretary Pete...

Next on FDA's agenda: Booster shots of Moderna, J&J vaccines

Oct. 12, 2021 12:10 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — With many Americans who got Pfizer vaccinations already rolling up their sleeves for a booster shot, millions of others who received the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine wait anxiously to learn when it's their turn. Federal regulators begin...

Merck asks US FDA to authorize promising anti-COVID pill

Oct. 11, 2021 11:45 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Drugmaker Merck asked U.S. regulators Monday to authorize its pill for treating COVID-19 in what would add an entirely new and easy-to-use weapon to the world's arsenal against the pandemic. If cleared by the Food and Drug Administration — a decision...

The Latest: Fauci says fine to trick-or-treat this year

Oct. 10, 2021 12:11 PM EDT

WASHINGTON -- The government’s top infectious diseases expert says families can feel safe trick-or-treating outdoors this year for Halloween as COVID-19 cases in the U.S. decline, especially for those who are vaccinated. Dr. Anthony Fauci told CNN’s “State of the...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Oct. 08, 2021 20:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen; Nick Clegg, Facebook’s vice president of global affairs. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Clegg; Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I.; former White House press secretary...

The Latest: Fauci addresses vaccine hesitancy

Oct. 03, 2021 13:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON -- Dr. Anthony Fauci says he’s worried that people resisting COVID-19 vaccine shots based on religious grounds may be confusing that with a philosophical objection. Fauci, who is President Joe Biden’s chief medical adviser, says getting the COVID-19 vaccine...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Oct. 02, 2021 15:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.; Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Sanders; White House adviser Cedric Richmond. ...

American, other airlines will require employee vaccinations

Oct. 01, 2021 21:56 PM EDT

American Airlines, Alaska Airlines and JetBlue are joining United Airlines in requiring employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, as the Biden administration steps up pressure on major U.S. carriers to require the shots. The airlines provide special flights, cargo...