The Board of Education voted 6-0 to pass the measure, making Los Angeles the first major school district in the United States to mandate coronavirus vaccines for students 12 and older who are attending class in person.
Attorney General Merrick B. Garland announced a lawsuit against Texas over its recently enacted law, which bans all abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy, and makes no exceptions for pregnancies that are the result of rape or incest.
The remnants of Tropical Storm Mindy brought heavy rain and strong winds after making landfall along the Florida Panhandle. Mindy was downgraded to a tropical depression, but continued to drench parts of Southeast.
Crowds cheered as the 21-foot statue of the Confederate general was lifted off its pedestal in the state's capital. It was the last of six Confederate monuments to be removed from the city's main boulevard.
A Japanese court has summoned North Korea’s leader to face demands for compensation by several ethnic Korean residents of Japan who say they suffered human rights abuses in North Korea after joining a resettlement program there that described the country as a 'paradise on Earth,' a lawyer and plaintiff said Tuesday.
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