Biden Outlines Plan to Fight Omicron as Cases Surge
President Biden announced additional steps his administration will take to combat the Omicron variant, including free at-home Covid tests and increased support for overwhelmed hospitals.
Watch Live: Biden Addresses Nation About Omicron as Cases Rise
President Biden is expected to deliver remarks about how the United States will respond to the spread of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, which has sent infections soaring in parts of the country.
New Zealand Delays Phased Border Reopening Amid Omicron Concerns
New Zealand postponed plans to reopen its borders to citizens and international travelers until the end of February. The country will also accelerate its booster program to slow down the Omricon variant's spread.
Britain Unveils $1.3 Billion in Aid for Hospitality and Leisure Businesses
The British government said it would provide a package of grants and other relief amounting to 1 billion pounds ($1.3 billion) to hospitality and leisure businesses as a surge in the coronavirus Omicron variant forces cancellations, staff shortages and closures.
E.U. Sets Covid Travel Passes to Expire After 9 Months
The European Union moved to change coronavirus vaccine certificates next year, so that people must have received booster shots or been fully vaccinated within the previous nine months to travel freely within the bloc.
Lawyer for Kimberly Potter: Daunte Wright 'Caused His Own Death'
The lead defense lawyer urged jurors to acquit Kimberly Potter on both of the manslaughter charges she faces for the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright, arguing that 'a mistake is not a crime.'
Prosecutor in Kimberly Potter Trial: 'This Was a Colossal Screw-Up'
The prosecutor emphasized in her closing arguments that Kimberly Potter, a former police officer, was criminally reckless when she fatally shot Daunte Wright.
Watch Live: Lawyers Make Closing Arguments in Kimberly Potter Trial
The former Minnesota police officer faces manslaughter charges after she appeared to mistake her gun for a Taser and fatally shot Daunte Wright. Warning: The trial footage may include graphic images and language.
France Aims to Tighten Rules for the Unvaccinated Amid Omicron Spread
Prime Minister Jean Castex of France said the government would present a bill to transform its health pass into a vaccine pass in an effort to suppress an expected surge in coronavirus cases from the Omicron variant.
Kimberly Potter Tearfully Apologizes for Shooting Daunte Wright
The former Minnesota police officer broke down during her testimony as prosecutors hammered her on the fact that she did not try to get help for Mr. Wright after shooting him.