A Michigan Republican legislative leader and other lawmakers have unveiled measures they say are designed to lower prescription drug prices, bring parity in insurance coverage of chemotherapy and improve the quality of health care.
An analysis by U.S. regulators says Johnson & Johnson's single-dose vaccine provides strong protection against severe COVID-19.The report confirmed that overall the vaccine is about 66% effective at preventing moderate to severe COVID-19.
Federal authorities have charged two more people in arson fires set during protests that followed George Floyd's death in Minneapolis. Both of the suspects are from Rochester, Minn., and were arrested in Mexico.
A new monthly survey of bankers suggests the economy is slowly improving in rural parts of 10 Plains and Midwestern states. However, employment remains below the level it was at before the coronavirus pandemic began last year.
The American Birkebeiner Ski Race is being stretched out over five days this year because of coronavirus safety protocols. No spectators are allowed and organizers are expecting less than half as many skiers as last year.