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Supreme Court Halts COVID-19 Vaccine Rule for U.S. Businesses

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has stopped the Biden administration from enforcing a requirement that employees at large businesses be vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing and wear a mask on the job. At the same time, the court is allowing the administration to proceed with a vaccine mandate for most health care workers…

An N95 Is the very best Mask for Omicron. Here’s Why

As health officials scramble to minimize spread of the highly contagious Omicron variant, many experts have recommended that people switch from cloth or surgical masks to more-protective N95 and KN95 masks. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) current mask guidance does not recommend one type of mask over another, instead specifying that…

Queen Elizabeth II Strips Prince Andrew of Military Roles, Patronages

(LONDON) — Queen Elizabeth II has stripped Prince Andrew of all his honorary military titles and royal roles in charities and other civic groups, Buckingham Palace said Thursday, amid a growing furor over allegations he sexually abused a teenage girl supplied to him by financier Jeffrey Epstein. More than 150 British navy and army veterans…

Nobel Body Criticizes Nobel Peace Prize Winner Abiy Over War

The Norwegian Nobel Committee, which awards the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize, on Thursday issued a very rare admonition to the 2019 winner, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, over the war and humanitarian crisis in his country’s Tigray region. “As prime minister and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, Abiy Ahmed has a special responsibility to…

The U.S. Is Facing Shortages in COVID-19 Drugs as Omicron Rages

Two brand-new COVID-19 pills that were supposed to be an important weapon against the pandemic in the U.S. are in short supply and have played little role in the fight against the Omicron wave of infections. The problem is that production is not yet at full strength and that the pill considered to be far…

U.S. Charities Funneled More Than $105 Million to Anti-Muslim Groups, New Report Finds

A new report revealed that organizations deemed Islamophobic by the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights group received more than $105 million in donations from U.S. charities between 2017 and 2019. The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) said in a Jan. 11 report titled “Islamophobia in the Mainstream” that it studied the tax records of 50…

The Enthusiast’s Guide To At-Home COVID-19 Tests

The COVID era has brought us many new experiences: mask-wearing, remote schooling, sheltering in place. The majority of these have been onerous and dreary. It’s amazing how energy-sapping it is to just have to wait for something to be over. But now at last we can do a new activity! An activity that will help…

Why You Shouldn’t Exercise to Lose Weight

Many of us are lacing up our sneakers and starting (or restarting) exercise regimens in hopes of shedding unwanted pounds. Unquestionably, aiming to be more active is a good thing. But if the main reason is to lose weight, your New Year’s resolution could very well backfire. For starters, exercise—at least the kind most of…

Amazon Workers Will Vote on Unionization by Mail

A federal labor board said that Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama, will vote by mail next month in a re-run election to decide whether or not to unionize. The National Labor Relations Board said Tuesday that the ballots will be mailed out Feb. 4 and must be returned before the counting starts on March 28.…

Why Democrats Need to Be Careful on the Filibuster

This article is part of the The DC Brief, TIME’s politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox every weekday. As President Joe Biden delivered a major speech in Atlanta on Tuesday designed to prod the Senate to change its rules in order to pass a pair of voting-rights…

President Biden’s Speech in Atlanta Was Designed to Interest Black Voters– But Not Everything About It Succeeded

When a U.S. President and Vice President make a roughly 650-mile journey south from Washington, D.C., for a joint appearance, the choice of destination is bound to be meaningful. “He’s did not just come to [Atlanta], he’s in the AUC,” says Adrienne Jones, an assistant professor of political science at Morehouse College who researches and…

Washington Can Do Better Talking to Black and Latino Voters About Climate Change

Study after study has shown the disparate impact of climate change and other environmental crises on communities of color in the United States. Whether it’s urban heat waves or hurricanes, the effects routinely hit people of color harder than the general population. But polling has also regularly shown that climate change remains a back burner…

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Lili Reinhart Gets Genuine About ‘Serious’ Body Image Concerns: ‘Terrible’

Lili Reinhart. Stephen Lovekin/ShutterstockIt’s a process. Lili Reinhart detailed her battle with body image in a raw and revealing way. “I’ve been struggling with obsessive thoughts about my body/weight the last few months and it’s gotten pretty severe in the last week,” the Riverdale star, 25, began in a series of Instagram Story posts on…

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Us Weekly has affiliate partnerships so we may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Keep it up! Going on a wellness and fitness journey is no easy task, but you’re doing it, and that deserves some recognition. Whether you’ve started hitting the gym, doing Zoom workouts or have even been putting together…

Is Zack Bia Dating Madelyn Cline After Her Split From Chase Stokes?

Zack Bia, Madelyn Cline, and Chase Stokes. Shutterstock(3)Setting the record straight — sort of. Zack Bia addressed his relationship status with Madelyn Cline after they recently sparked romance rumors — and the DJ isn’t looking to put a label on it. “We are not dating. We hang out all the time,” Bia, 25, explained during…

Kaitlyn Bristowe’s Season 11 of ‘The Bachelorette’: Where Are They Now?

Season 11 of The Bachelorette was one to remember. For the first time ever, there were two Bachelorettes — Kaitlyn Bristowe and Britt Nilsson — and the contestants voted for the woman they wanted to pursue a relationship with on the show. While Kaitlyn ultimately won the honor, the drama didn’t stop there. Nick Viall,…