The researchers found added evidence that vaccine antibodies remain highly active against the newly emerged California and New York variants of SARS-CoV-2, and that continued mass immunization can end the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hotelier Mark Wyant announced Wednesday he had completed a purchase of the iconic property from the heirs of Galveston-born billionaire George P. Mitchell.
American National Insurance Co. had hired an investment bank to run an auction of the company and prospective buyers recently had been contacted to gauge their interest in a deal, sources told news agency Reuters.
Most districts are returning to graduations resembling normal, with indoor settings and more guests. But masks and distancing still largely will be required.
The Galveston Police Department has been criticized for its handling of a car club event in April. Now, the city wants to delay the release of video of an arrest that's the source of one of the complaints.
The Port of Galveston could host the first U.S. cruises since March 2020, if Carnival's new plan for a return to business pans out.
Some dining rooms are reopening their buffet bars, while other restaurants say they're not ready to make the move back to self-service.
Shots could begin as soon as Thursday, after a federal vaccine advisory committee issues recommendations for using the two-dose vaccine in 12- to 15-year-olds. An announcement is expected Wednesday.