The fine is the largest ever proposed under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), according to the agency.
An increasing number of states are shifting their guidelines on COVID-19 as the Omicron wave subsides.
"I regret the words that I used...but I don't regret going after the school legally," the father said.
"Out of respect for Bella, please continue to take COVID seriously and do all that you can to protect yourself and others," a family friend wrote on GoFundMe.
Some 1,000 trucks are expected to start the trip and more will join in as the convoy heads east, an organizer said.
The WHO is monitoring the BA.2 sub-variant as it accounts for a growing number of COVID infections.
Barber was recently named along with co-organizers Tamara Lich and Benjamin Dichter in a class-action lawsuit seeking to silence the trucker protest.
The lawsuit stated that Rockmond Dunbar "is a sincere adherent to a non-mainstream religious belief that prevents him from being vaccinated."
California Gov. Gavin Newsom
Infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci predicted that individuals will be able to live with COVID with a combination of vaccines, additional treatments and past infections.
Jia Liu, a New York Marine Corps reservist, was also arrested in October for allegedly participating in the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.
A boy traveling by plane back and forth from Florida to Massachusetts will be able to do so without a mask for at least the next 30 days.
It is critical that we understand why the golden rule of caring about our neighbor as ourselves has eroded.
Health Canada said that those "transporting medically necessary supplies" are not required to be vaccinated to enter Canada.
Matteo Baca was just 13 months old when he was diagnosed with COVID and he went downhill "astonishingly fast," according to his mother. He is now recovering.
Hong Kong officials reported over 6,000 new cases Thursday and said hospitals and quarantine facilities are reaching full capacity.
Demonstrators marched around the North Carolina facility with the purpose "to demand hazard pay, social distancing, (and) continued enforcement of masks."
"We want the mandates over for the whole the country. End the mandates," said protest leader Pat King.
Based on lab studies, scientists have said the Omicron strain should be given variant of concern status by health officials.
Eight in 10 superintendents say that navigating politically divisive conversations is the most challenging part of their job today.
At a time when so many doctors and nurses are burned out and leaving their professions, it's crucial to listen to them about what they need.
The progressive Democrat said media reporting about people who had given money to the Canadian truckers' protest could lead to harassment.
"Yellowstone's" Forrie J. Smith will be missing from this year's Screen Actors Guild Awards, where "Yellowstone" is up for Best Drama Ensemble.
Several current and former teachers told Newsweek that while teachers have long been overworked and underpaid, the pandemic exacerbated those issues.
The American truckers' protest, the "People's Convoy," is departing in late February heading toward Washington, D.C., to oppose government COVID-19 mandates.
"There's rabble-rousers, and there are just hardworking people that just don't believe in it, and that's their choice," Doug Ford said.
Actor Forrie J. Smith pledged to "never" take a vaccine while announcing that he would be skipping the Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Scientists are analyzing the sequencing of the COVID-19 virus for variants like Delta and Omicron.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said he didn't understand why the rule was in place for Irving, but not opposing players visiting New York.
The CEO of Alliance Towing in Ottawa, Canada, said the situation is a government-created problem.