Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Feb. 27 signed a bill that takes control of a special tax district surrounding Walt Disney World that for half a century allowed Walt Disney Company to operate with a high degree of autonomy. DeSantis says Disney World will now be treated just the same as Sea World.
A lab leak in China was the most likely origin of COVID-19, according to a new analysis from the Department of Energy. Meanwhile, lawmakers on Capitol Hill are sounding the alarm that the World Health Organization could be compromised by the Chinese Communist Party. The global organization met in Switzerland to negotiate final terms of an accord that will grant it centralized authority over American policy in the case of another pandemic.
Severe weather conditions continue across the country as tornadoes and severe winds hit the central United States, with snow and rain from the West Coast to the Great Lakes.