The U.S. Defense Department said Friday that it is committed to offering condolence payments to relatives of the 10 people who were killed in an errant U.S. drone strike in Kabul, Afghanistan, in August.
In South Georgia today, the Thomasville Police Department was inundated with donations of stuffed teddy bear toys. The bears were given out to children throughout the community, distributed by TPD officers.
The officer, Michael A. Riley, is accused of tipping off someone who participated in the riot by telling them to remove posts from Facebook that had showed the person inside the Capitol during the Jan. 6 attack, according to court documents.
In a letter Friday afternoon, Florida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran told Leon County Schools it is still not in compliance with state law, despite the addition of a parental opt-out option on masks.
J&J has asked the Food and Drug Administration for flexibility with its booster, arguing the extra dose adds important protection as early as two months after initial vaccination - but that it might work better if people wait until six months later.
LCS told the board in a letter sent Thursday the medical opt-outs will expire on Monday, Oct. 18, and parents and guardians will have “sole discretion” in deciding whether kindergarten through 12th-grade students wear masks at schools.