Julie Payette, a former Canadian astronaut and the country's governor general since 2017, announced she would step down after she was accused by current and former employees of creating a "toxic" workplace environment
Portugal will suspend flights with the UK starting Saturday, the Portuguese prime minister says, in order to “reduce the risk of contagion” based on the new coronavirus variant originally found in the UK
Wearing a mask will soon be federally mandated for interstate travelers, according to an executive order signed by President Biden. The travel order applies to airports and planes, trains, ferries, intercity buses and public transportation.
The Senate has joined the House in approving a waiver to allow retired Gen. Lloyd Austin to serve as secretary of defense, paving the way for his confirmation as the first African American Pentagon chief
President Biden unveils Covid-19 strategy, beginning with a national vaccination campaign and requiring masks in places such as airports and planes, and mandating international travelers show proof of a negative test before coming to the US