Justice Dept. to appeal order voiding travel mask mandate | Health

By MICHAEL BALSAMO – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is filing an appeal to overturn a judge’s order that voided the federal mask mandate on planes and trains and in travel hubs, officials said Wednesday. The notice came minutes after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention asked the Justice Department to … Read more

Take These Essential Items with You on Your Spring Break 2022 Trip | Home + Life + Health

Lori Melton The following article is an associate of Okanjo, an affiliate marketing agency that helps us monetize our content. Products sold through the links in the article allow us to receive compensation and keep producing great content. Photo: JohnnyGreig via gettyimages.com Spring break is almost here, and your vacation is calling! Whether you plan … Read more

3 Ways to Get Money Back When COVID Ruins Your Vacation | Travel

Melissa Lambarena You probably long to sip umbrella drinks by the beach while soaking up some vitamin D on a vacation, but exposure to the coronavirus could have you drinking those cocktails behind closed doors. Even in the vaccine era, the coronavirus continues to impact vacation plans. One exposure at home or abroad can lead … Read more

Take These Essential Items with You on Your Spring Break 2022 Trip | Lifestyles

Lori Melton The following article is an associate of Okanjo, an affiliate marketing agency that helps us monetize our content. Products sold through the links in the article allow us to receive compensation and keep producing great content. Photo: JohnnyGreig via gettyimages.com Spring break is almost here, and your vacation is calling! Whether you plan … Read more

Ask a Travel Nerd: How Do I Find COVID Tests to Return Home? | Travel

Elina Geller According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, all air travelers over the age of 2 “need to get a COVID-19 viral test (regardless of vaccination status or citizenship) no more than one day before returning to the US” So if you plan on traveling outside the US, you need to find … Read more

3 Ways to Get Money Back When COVID Ruins Your Vacation | Travel

Melissa Lambarena You probably long to sip umbrella drinks by the beach while soaking up some vitamin D on a vacation, but exposure to the coronavirus could have you drinking those cocktails behind closed doors. Even in the vaccine era, the coronavirus continues to impact vacation plans. One exposure at home or abroad can lead … Read more

California governor signs law making abortions cheaper | Health

By ADAM BEAM – Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a new law on Tuesday that will make abortions cheaper for people on private insurance plans, the first of more than a dozen bills the state’s Democratic leaders plan to pass this year to prepare for a potential US Supreme … Read more

Travel Insurance Might Not Cover COVID-19 — Unless You Upgrade | Travel

Sally French When traveling during the COVID-19 era, it can make sense to have travel insurance. These days, trips have been canceled for all sorts of COVID-19-related reasons, beyond actual illness, such as disinclination to travel if cases spike or government restrictions that prohibit you from traveling at all. Given the myriad of pandemic-era travel … Read more

Washington state prohibits Texas-style abortions | Health

By RACHEL LA CORTE – Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A measure that prohibits legal action against people seeking an abortion and those who aid them was signed into law Thursday by the governor of Washington, a move designed to rebut recent actions by conservative states. “We know this bill is necessary because this … Read more

Travel Insurance Might Not Cover COVID-19 — Unless You Upgrade | Travel

Sally French When traveling during the COVID-19 era, it can make sense to have travel insurance. These days, trips have been canceled for all sorts of COVID-19-related reasons, beyond actual illness, such as disinclination to travel if cases spike or government restrictions that prohibit you from traveling at all. Given the myriad of pandemic-era travel … Read more