Lawmakers press Trump on relief bill as jobless aid expiresWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The fate of an end-of-year COVID-19 relief and spending bill remained in doubt Sunday as millions lost unemployment aid, the government barreled toward a mid-pandemic... California reports record 695 virus deaths in a dayCalifornia health authorities reported on Saturday a record high of 695 coronavirus deaths as many hospitals strain under unprecedented caseloads U.S. to require negative COVID-19 tests for international air passengers: sourcesThe head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is expected to sign an order on Tuesday expanding coronavirus testing requirements for nearly all international air travelers, not just from Britain, sources briefed on the matter told Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine likely effective against UK mutationThe vaccine appeared to work against a key mutation in new variants of the coronavirus, the US drugmaker says. US records 23,000 COVID-19 deaths 8 days into new yearThe U.S. Vaccination campaign picks up speed around the world - The Boston GlobeThe campaign to vanquish the coronavirus is picking up speed, with Britain beginning to dispense the second vaccine in its arsenal Monday, and India, the world’s second-most populous country, authorizing its first shots. Coronavirus news: Latest vaccine and case updates from around the worldThe coronavirus pandemic has brought countries to a standstill. Meanwhile, vaccinations have already started in some countries as cases continue to rise. Follow here for the latest. The Christmas CrisisAmerica needs Christmas cheer more than ever. Maybe next year. BioNTech says no data to support delayed vaccine booster shotBioNTech and partner Pfizer warned on Monday that they had no evidence that their jointly developed vaccine will continue to protect against COVID-19 if the booster shot is given later than tested in trials. Case of UK coronavirus strain detected in Florida, USHealth authorities in Florida have reported finding evidence of a case of a newer, apparently more contagious strain of coronavirus which was first seen in England.