President Donald Trump will begin his Independence Day weekend on Friday with a patriotic display of fireworks at Mount Rushmore before a crowd of thousands.
Many residents in Johnson County were waiting for health officials to mandate the use of masks in public, but Kansas Governor Laura Kelly ended that wait with a statewide mask requirement announced Monday.
Douglas County has joined the growing list of local governments implanting mask requirements in public as a way to combat the spread of the coronavirus.
Officials in Jackson County announced new mask requirements for people in public indoor and outdoor spaces on Monday in response to the ongoing COVID-19 spread.
Another Kansas City area community is making masks mandatory amid a surge of coronavirus cases. The Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas, announced Saturday in a tweet that a requirement that masks be worn in public will go into effect at 5 p.m. Tuesday.
People in KCMO will be required to wear a face mask in all public indoor spaces starting Monday, so KCTV5’s Leslie Aguilar hit the streets to see how people feel about that.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said Friday that the number of cases had risen to 13,538, a 4.3% increase from Wednesday and a 12% from last Friday.
Most decisions about what the upcoming school year will look like in Missouri's elementary and secondary schools will be made by local officials, who are still struggling with many concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, the head of the state's education department said.
The leader of the Missouri department of education says most decisions about how schools will reopen during the coronavirus pandemic will be left to local officials.
As coronavirus cases rise in more than half of the states, the Trump administration is urging the Supreme Court to overturn the Affordable Care Act.
American consumers increased their spending by a sharp 8.2% in May, partly erasing record plunges the previous two months, against the backdrop of an economy that’s likely shrinking by its steepest pace on record this quarter.