“Recognizing the students’ significant liberty to refuse unwanted medical treatment, the Fourteenth Amendment permits Indiana University to pursue a reasonable and due process of vaccination in the legitimate interest of public health for its students, faculty, and staff,” Judge Damon Leichty wrote in the 101-page ruling. “Today, on this preliminary record, the university has done
WASHINGTON—The former prosecutor who conceived and oversaw the Justice Department’s effort to crack down on market manipulation in commodities and derivatives has resigned and joined the litigation firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP. Robert Zink, who left the department July 2, will now represent companies and individuals facing government investigations. He was the architect
A Florida man who joined in the Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol will serve eight months in prison with 24 months of supervised release, in the first felony sentencing to result from the Justice Department’s sprawling investigation into the insurrection. Washington, D.C., district judge Randolph Moss said that Paul Hodgkins, 38, who was
Luke Prokop, a prospect for the Nashville Predators, came out as gay on Monday. He is the first player under contract to an NHL team to do so. Marissa Baecker/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Marissa Baecker/Getty Images Luke Prokop, a prospect for the Nashville Predators, came out as gay on Monday. He is the
While nearly all polls in the two weeks leading up to Election Day correctly pegged Joe Biden as the winner of the presidential race nationwide, polling performance was more mixed across states, and the average size of the miss on the margin in the presidential race and other contests was larger than in other recent
President Biden’s attack on Facebook Inc. on Friday followed months of mounting private frustration inside his administration over the social-media giant’s handling of vaccine misinformation, according to U.S. officials, bringing into public view tensions that could complicate efforts to stop the spread of Covid-19. The tough words between the White House and Silicon Valley escalated
The teenage gymnast, who was not named, tested positive on Sunday. July 19, 2021, 12:30 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article A replacement athlete on the U.S. women’s artistic gymnastics team has tested positive for COVID-19, according to USA Gymnastics. The gymnast tested positive on Sunday, USA Gymnastics said.
An alternate for the U.S. women’s gymnastics team has tested positive for coronavirus ahead of the start of the Tokyo Olympics. Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption toggle caption Charlie Riedel/AP An alternate for the U.S. women’s gymnastics team has tested positive for coronavirus ahead of the start of the Tokyo Olympics. Charlie Riedel/AP TOKYO — An
Wildfires 2021: 80 large fires have consumed more than 1 million acres across western parts of the US
Montana has reported the most large wildfires with 18, and Idaho is close behind with 17, the NIFC said. In addition to wildfires, parts of Idaho and Montana are also seeing a heatwave that has brought above-average temperatures, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). “These hot temperatures will significantly increase the potential for heat
The $3.5 trillion budget plan from congressional Democrats would finance a far-reaching transition to cleaner power, but it is expected to face opposition from parts of the energy industry and their industrial customers over provisions likely to raise their costs. The plan calls for paying money to utilities that make a fast transition to cleaner
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