Yosemite National Park is bringing back visitor reservations this summer. On Thursday, park officials announced that Yosemite will be limiting the number of visitors by implementing a day-use reservation system. “The temporary day-use reservation system will allow the park to manage visitation levels to reduce risks associated with exposure to […]

Springfield The Illinois Education Association, one of the largest teacher unions in the state, on Tuesday, March 24, released its third annual state of education report examining attitudes towards public education in Illinois. The poll, conducted by Normington Petts and Next Generation Strategies, surveyed 1,000 different Illinois adults of varying […]

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Every day at 5 p.m., no matter what Dr. Debra Schwinn is doing, Palm Beach Atlantic University’s new president jumps on a Zoom call — not with faculty or donors, but with students in isolation due to the coronavirus. Schwinn, a physician and mom, worries […]

Phillip Sitter   | Ames Tribune Iowa State University canceled in-person classes for Tuesday morning on account of the extreme cold weather gripping much of the U.S. this week, after canceling classes and suspending other university operations Monday, too. The announcements appeared to be only the sixth time since 2010 that Iowa State […]

Community leader Greg Yank is being remembered as a doer and a dreamer, making a difference in the quality of countless lives. And his impact will be lasting, say friends and colleagues. The O’Fallon, region and worldwide Rotary communities are mourning the loss of Yank, 74, who died Jan. 5 […]

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina’s top jurist has again called off in-person hearings, saying he’s doing so due to the “ongoing increase” in COVID-19 cases across the state. “It is prudent to once again make changes to the operations of the circuit, family, probate, and master-in-equity courts for the […]

WASHINGTON, DC — Mayor Muriel Bowser confirmed Monday she was extending the coronavirus public health emergency for D.C. to March 31, 2021. She issued her first emergency order early last March, so the District will be under a public health emergency for more than a year. With the number of […]

lanzarote – Getty British travellers who are booked on a package holiday to the Canary Islands are unlikely to be offered full refunds, despite the archipelago being added to the UK’s quarantine list.  The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development office (FCDO) has not yet included the islands in its advisory against non-essential […]

Fox Business Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. PHOENIX — This is the first winter in five years that Steve Monk and his wife, Linda, haven’t driven to Arizona from their home in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. They typically leave Canada to hunker down in warmer climates […]

BETTENDORF, Iowa (KWQC) – City Hall in Bettendorf will be closed to the public starting on Thursday, Dec. 10. This is due to the increasing cases of COVID-19. City officials announced on Wednesday this will be closed until further notice. Public meetings, including City Council meetings and public hearings, will […]

Due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Onslow County, several municipalities have made the decision to close their buildings to the p beginning next week.  Jacksonville Assistant City Manager Glenn Hargett released a statement on Tuesday saying, “In an effort to limit person-to-person contact and to protect valued employees […]

Mike Ehrmann/Getty Amalie Arena The Toronto Raptors are heading south for the winter. Raptors President Masai Ujiri announced on Friday that the Canadian team will make its home base in Tampa, Florida, to begin the upcoming season due to restrictions in the country over the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). “The Raptors […]

Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that people should not travel for Thanksgiving, citing the rapid increases in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations around the country. “It’s a strong recommendation,” said Henry Walke, COVID-19 incident manager at the CDC, during a press briefing. The United States is […]

South Mississippi residents whose homes were damaged in Hurricane Zeta are wondering why no major disaster declaration has been issued, which would make available federal funding for repairs. A major disaster declaration can be issued quickly when damage is catastrophic because damage assessments can be waived. Category 4 Hurricane Laura’s […]