Alabama trying to use coronavirus relief funds for new prisons

Facing a Justice Department lawsuit over Alabama's notoriously violent prisons, state lawmakers on Monday began a special session on a $1.3 billion construction plan that would use federal pandemic relief funds to pay part of the cost of building massive new lockups.

Who is eligible for a COVID booster shot now?

The CDC and the FDA have approved the administration of a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot for millions of Americans. However, you should be aware of some caveats before you sign up for your shot because the guidance doesn't cover everyone.