Some seeking out a second dose after getting J&J vaccine

(CNN) Jason Gallagher, an infectious disease pharmacist in Philadelphia had gotten the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine through a clinical trial in November, but this summer he didn't like the direction Covid-19 cases were taking due to variants. So,...

Analysis: Talk of vaccine mandates accompanies Covid resurgence

New York City and the state of California issued a form of vaccine mandate for city or state workers or else they must submit to masking and testing. The answer to the Covid problem, almost everyone -- from doctors and health experts to Republican governors...

Britney Spears files to remove her father as conservator of her estate

(CNN) Britney Spears' newly hired lawyer filed a petition Monday seeking to remove the singer's father, Jamie Spears, as conservator of her estate. The petition filed in Los Angeles Superior Court by lawyer Mathew Rosengart seeks to oust her father as conse...

Analysis: Ron DeSantis' 2024 road just hit a major Covid-19 bump

(CNN) For the past year or so, Ron DeSantis has been on a roll. The Florida Republican governor's laissez-faire approach to Covid-19 -- and the relatively low number of cases and deaths in such a large and elderly state -- turned him into a celebrity in the...

US and China trade barbs after another high-level meeting`

Washington (CNN) The US and China fought a war of words Monday as each side worked to set the narrative after their latest testy senior-level meetings . A US delegation led by the Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman met with Foreign Minister Wang Yi and...

Mother of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor dies at 94

(CNN) Celina Baez Sotomayor, the mother of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, died on Sunday at 94 of complications from cancer, according to a family friend. "I have often said that I am all I am because of her, and I am only half the woman she is," So...

Authorities identify the final victim in the Surfside collapse

(CNN) The last remaining missing person from the Champlain Towers South building collapse in Surfside, Florida, was identified Monday, ending a month-long search and recovery operation. Photos: Deadly condo collapse near Miami Excavators dig through the rem...

Opinion: Vaccinate all health care workers now

But as a nurse, what I find even harder to understand is why some health care workers choose not to get vaccinated and put patients at risk as a result. That is why I support a national mandate requiring the Covid vaccine for all health care workers who wor...

Federal law doesn't prohibit vaccine requirements, DOJ says

(CNN) Justice Department lawyers have determined that federal law doesn't prohibit public agencies and private businesses from requiring Covid-19 vaccines -- even if the vaccines have only emergency use authorization, according to an opinion posted online M...

A brain injury turned my life upside down

(CNN) In the middle of winter, in January 2021, I got into a car accident in Oregon. Local news in Oregon said it was the first significant snowfall in months, and reported a handful of other car slippages and accidents. The people from the other car walked...

DOJ defends 2 Texas teens in fight with school district over long locs

(CNN) The Justice Department has stepped into a legal dispute on behalf of two Texas male students who say their school district discriminated against them when they were not allowed to attend classes because they refused to cut the length of their hair tha...