Mayor Daniella Levine Cava of Miami-Dade County said the remains of the last victim of the Champlain Towers South condo collapse had been identified, bringing the tragedy's final death toll to 98 people.
President Biden said the benefits and protections of the Americans with Disabilities Act would now extend to people facing ongoing health problems caused by a coronavirus infection that occurred weeks or months before.
Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York said the city's roughly 340,000 municipal workers must be vaccinated against the coronavirus by Sept. 13 or face weekly testing. The requirement coincides with the start of school.
Hundreds of thousands of people rallied in France on Saturday against the government's Covid-19 health pass policy, which requires those who attend large events to present proof of vaccination, a recent negative test or recent Covid-19 recovery.
The department's spokesman, Ned Price, said the U.S. would continue to support people in Cuba, following its crackdown on demonstrations across the island. The U.S. announced sanctions against a Cuban official and government entity.
Republicans blocked a Senate vote to start debate on an emerging bipartisan infrastructure plan, pushing for more negotiation time. Senator Chuck Schumer forced the vote in a bid to increase pressure to resolve the talks.
Democrats plan to force a procedural vote on a nearly $600 billion bipartisan bill to address the nation's aging infrastructure. It is expected to fail amid Republican opposition, as negotiations over key details continue.
White House officials confirmed that a staff member tested positive for the coronavirus, in a breakthrough case after vaccination. The White House press secretary Jen Psaki said that precautions were in place to protect the president.
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