Nursing schools see applications rise, despite COVID burnout
Nurses around the U.S. are getting burned out by the COVID-19 crisis and quitting, yet applications to nursing schools are rising, driven by what educators say are young people who see the global emergency as an opportunity and a challenge.
Case against accused Pittsburgh synagogue shooter plods on
The federal judge in the capital murder case against Robert Bowers for the 2018 Pittsburgh synagogue massacre is telling lawyers she wants a list of pretrial motions and plans to reassess the status of the long delayed case in January.
COVID-19 hospital visitor rules: Families want more access
Families of COVID-19 patients are asking hospitals to rethink visitor policies a year and a half into the pandemic that has killed 700,000 people in the U.S. The relatives say they're being denied the right to be with loved ones at a crucial time.
Texas order reflects growing GOP vaccine mandates hostility
With the governor of Texas leading the charge, conservative Republicans in several states are moving to block or undercut President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandates for private employers before the regulations are even issued.