Ashley Fredde, KSL.com | Updated Jan 21st - 3:58pm
Copper Hills High School and Herriman High School will be transitioning to online learning due to reaching 1% of the in-person population testing positive for the second weekday in a row, Jordan School District announced on Thursday.
Trevor Hunnicutt and Nandita Bose, Reuters | Updated Jan 21st - 2:11pm
President Joe Biden launched initiatives on Thursday to rein in the raging COVID-19 pandemic, tackling his top priority on his first full day in the White House as he tries to turn the page on Donald Trump's tumultuous leadership.
The U.S. House of Representatives is planning to bring a coronavirus relief bill to a vote the first week of February, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday, as President Joe Biden's administration grapples with a crisis that has killed more than 400,000 Americans.
The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits decreased modestly last week as the COVID-19 pandemic tears through the nation, raising the risk of a second straight month of job losses.
Susan Heavey and Gabriella Borter, Reuters | Updated Jan 19th - 10:50pm
President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday led a national memorial observance on the eve of his inauguration to honor the 400,000 Americans who have died from COVID-19 during the 11 months since the novel coronavirus claimed its first U.S. victim.
The United States lost more than 23,000 lives to COVID-19 last week, setting a record for the third week in a row, though the number of new infections and the number of patients in hospitals both fell from the previous seven days.