Meek passed away in her Miami home after battling a "long illness," according to a family spokesperson.
"Two individuals in Ottawa tested positive for the COVID-19 Omicron variant with recent travel from Nigeria," said the government of Ontario on Sunday.
Senators Amy Klobuchar and Bill Cassidy joined U.S. health officials on Sunday to push booster shots as more countries reported their first cases of the Omicron variant.
Waters identified Greene as the leader of a small group of pro-Trump hard-right Republicans that she called the "GOP crazy caucus."
Omicron bears a troubling number of mutations that researchers believe could make it more contagious and possibly even evade vaccines and therapeutics.
"We are asking anyone considering such action to cease and desist," Wisconsin Senators Tammy Baldwin, a Democrat, and Ron Johnson, a Republican, said in a joint statement.
Five House members arrived in Taiwan Thursday to meet with local officials amid a wider delegation trip to several regions in Asia.
Democrats are now the underdogs facing a red wave in 2022, and some progressives say that the president must act fast to recapture the support of those who voted for him last year.
"What a shame," the former president said of McConnell's decision to support the infrastructure bill. "That guy should resign as the leader."
The vaccine mandate would have taken effect January 12, but the stay pauses its enforcement until an appeals hearing that is scheduled for March.
A car plowed through a Christmas Parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, on Sunday, injuring at least 23 people including children. Police said there were "some" fatalities.
The Build Back Better Act now heads to the 50-50 split Senate, where Democrats must navigate major challenges with no room for error.
"Get vaccinated and you can enjoy the holidays very easily. And if you're not, please be careful," said the Biden administration's chief medical adviser, as COVID-19 cases climbed nationally after months of decline.
"It stuns me and surprises me that some of the voters still send these people back," said the Utah Republican lawmaker.
"The Build Back Better Act as passed by the House is not going to be the same when it comes back to the House after the Senate gets its hands on it," said Rep. Ro Khanna.
"We'll work on it, I believe, probably up until Christmas," said Senator Tim Kaine.
White House Communications Chief of Staff Emma Riley announced she's leaving for the Labor Department on Friday.
Democratic Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson announced Saturday that she won't seek reelection next year. The trailblazing Democrat made history as the first Black woman elected to state public office from Dallas.
"Now let's help everyone and cancel at least $50,000 in student loan debt for everyone," said Rep. Pramila Jayapal.
The campaign has drawn more than 2,962,640 signatures as of Saturday, with only about 34,870 new supporters in the past month and 6,000 in the past week.
"No cop, no firefighter, no nurse, nobody should be losing their job because of these jabs," Governor Ron DeSantis said.
After months of defense rhetoric on rising inflation, the White House is now candidly acknowledging the worsening economic issue that has cursed Biden's presidency.
"The vast majority of this ... has been agreed to by everybody," said Rep. Pramila Jayapal.
"Pence is gonna do it," said Alyssa Farah, who served as press secretary to the VP from 2017 to 2019. "I think he could put up a formidable fight."
The petition has drawn more than 2,956,600 signatures, with only about 5,000 new supporters in the past week.
The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a preliminary injunction request to stay executions for inmates Julius Jones, Wade Lay, Donald Grant and Gilbert Postelle.
Texas Senator Ted Cruz, a close ally of Donald Trump, suggested that Republican Congresswoman Liz Cheney should join the Democratic Party, sparking a heated intraparty tussle online.
The former president drew majority support among likely Iowa voters after testing the presidential waters in the early voting state that he won in 2020.
Congressional Republicans who helped pass the infrastructure bill remain split over whether to attend Biden's signing ceremony on Monday.
More than 4.4 million employees left their jobs last month, the highest figure in two decades.