Top Headlines for August 16, 2021

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Headline News from the Associated Press
  • San Francisco Bars Unvaccinated People From Indoor Spaces

    Mayor London Breed announced some of the nation's most stringent restrictions on unvaccinated people, barring them from indoor venues like bars, restaurants, gyms and large concerts. Workers of these establishments have until Oct. 13 to prove that they are fully vaccinated.
  • Watch Full Video: Census Bureau Releases Data

    The Census Bureau held a news conference to officially release the results of the first district-level results from the 2020 census. This data is expected to jump-start a fight over redistricting in all 50 states.
  • Dallas County Judge Issues Mask Mandate

    A Texas judge ordered indoor mask-wearing in the Dallas area after rising coronavirus cases fueled by the Delta variant brought the levels of virus transmission and hospitalizations to those seen during the height of the pandemic.
  • Oregon Reinstates Indoor Mask Mandate to Slow Delta Variant

    Gov. Kate Brown of Oregon said both vaccinated and unvaccinated people must wear masks again indoors starting on Friday. She warned that rising cases driven by the Delta variant could overrun hospitals in weeks.
  • Watch Live: Kathy Hochul Speaks After Cuomo Resignation

    Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul gives her first address after Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced he would resign. She is expected to take office in two weeks.
  • Cuomo Says He Will Resign Following Sexual Harassment Report

    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York said his resignation would be effective in 14 days. The announcement came after a report from the state attorney general found he had sexually harassed 11 women. Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul will be sworn in to replace him.
  • Watch Live: Cuomo Addresses Public Amid Calls to Resign

    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York is expected to address allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct as he faces pressure to resign.
  • Firefighters Continue to Battle Blazes in Greece

    Firefighters on the island of Evia, northeast of the capital, Athens, continued to battle blazes across Greece. Residents pitched in with water hoses and buckets in a desperate effort to save the island.
  • Watch Live: Lawyer for Cuomo Addresses Public

    Rita Glavin, a lawyer for Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, is expected to address allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct, amid calls for the New York governor to resign from his position.
  • Watch Live: Senate Debates Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

    The Senate is expected on Tuesday to pass a $1 trillion infrastructure package, capping off weeks of intense negotiations and debate over the bill, which would be largest federal investment in the nation's aging public works system in more than a decade.

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