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WATCH: Horseback deputies visit Chick-Fil-A drive thru

(CBS Newspath) -- Check out the horsepower going through this restaurant drive-thru! Deputies with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office mounted unit stopped for a bite to eat at a Florida Chick-fil-A. For more videos,…

WATCH: Biden tells unvaccinated 'patience is wearing thin'

(CBS Newspath) -- President Biden: "My message to unvaccinated Americans is this: What more is there to wait for?" Thursday (9/9), the president urged unvaccinated Americans to get their COVID-19 vaccine shots, saying: "We’ve…

Justice Dept. sues Texas over state's new abortion law

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Justice Department is suing Texas over a new state law that bans most abortions, arguing that it was enacted “in open defiance of the Constitution.” [field59_video account="WBBJ" key="63aa9e63cca47d320b9d6814f3958aa89e75a648" vtitle="Justice Dept. sues Texas over state's new…

Sweeping new vaccine mandates for 100 million Americans

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has announced sweeping new federal vaccine requirements affecting as many as 100 million Americans in an all-out effort to increase COVID-19 vaccinations and curb the surging delta variant. The government's expansive new rules, announced…

AP source: Biden to require federal workers to get COVID shot

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is toughening COVID-19 vaccine requirements for federal workers and contractors as he aims to boost vaccinations and curb the surging delta variant that is killing thousands each week and jeopardizing the nation’s economic recovery.…

What is the mu variant of the coronavirus?

The mu variant of the coronavirus was first identified in Colombia in January and has since caused isolated outbreaks in South America, Europe and the United States. The World Health Organization last month listed it as a “variant of interest”…

Yankees star Derek Jeter inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Former Yankees shortstop and captain Derek Jeter, Colorado star Larry Walker, Ted Simmons of the Cardinals and Brewers, and the late labor executive Marvin Miller were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Jeter missed by…

Report: Solar could power 40% of US electricity by 2035

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new federal report say solar energy has the potential to power up to 40% of the nation’s electricity within 15 years — a 10-fold increase over current solar output. But it would require massive changes in…