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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The University of South Carolina can't lawfully require students and staff to wear face coverings on campus this fall, despite increasing cases of coronavirus, thanks to recent legislative action, according to the state's top prosecutor.

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DETROIT (AP) — Wayne State University will require proof of COVID-19 vaccination from students, faculty and staff that wish to return to campus in the fall, the Detroit school announced Tuesday.

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NEW YORK (AP) — An investigation into New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo found that he sexually harassed multiple current and former state government employees, state Attorney General Letitia James announced Tuesday.

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WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Waterbury has mandated mask-wearing in public schools for the 2021-22 year to guard against the coronavirus as state officials consider extending a statewide school mask requirement past September.

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York City will soon require proof of COVID-19 vaccinations for anyone who wants to dine indoors at a restaurant, see a performance or go to the gym, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday, making it the first big city in the U.S. to impose such restrictions.

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SARTELL, Minn. (AP) — The Sartell-St. Stephen school board has agreed to cut ties with an organization it hired to audit the district's practices and policies on providing equitable opportunities for all students.

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The president of Activision's Blizzard Entertainment is stepping down weeks after the maker of video games like “World of Warcraft” and “Call of Duty,” was hit with a discrimination and sexual harassment lawsuit in California as well as backlash from employees over their work environment.

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HULL, Mass. (AP) — The former superintendent of Hull public schools alleges in a lawsuit that he was discriminated against because he is gay and his firing has made it impossible for him to land a new job in education.

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PHOENIX (AP) — Another Arizona school district, Phoenix Elementary, has approved a mandatory mask rule for students, staff and visitors to help curb the spread of COVID-19 despite a recently enacted state law barring school districts from requiring mask-wearing.

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Federal prosecutors are seeking to retry a former University of Tennessee researcher accused of hiding his relationship with a Chinese university while receiving research grants from the federal government.

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SOUTHLAKE, Texas (AP) — Sabre Corp. (SABR) on Tuesday reported a loss of $245.9 million in its second quarter.

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press appointed Daisy Veerasingham, its chief revenue officer, as the news cooperative’s president and CEO on Tuesday, setting her up to replace the retiring Gary Pruitt at the beginning of next year.

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida school district that voted last week to require facial coverings when in-person learning resumes this month now says it will comply with Gov. Ron DeSantis' executive order preventing mask mandates in schools, rather than enforce the recommendation…

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — SolarWinds Corp. (SWI) on Tuesday reported a second-quarter loss of $11.6 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The quickly approaching fall semester has America’s colleges under pressure to decide how far they should go to guard their campuses against COVID-19 while navigating legal and political questions and rising infection rates.

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ADDISON, Texas (AP) — Daseke, Inc. (DSKE) on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $35.3 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.

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EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Officials in the border city of El Paso will unveil a garden Tuesday that is meant to bring healing two years after a gunman targeting Latinos opened fire at a Walmart, killing 23 people in an attack that stunned the U.S. and Mexico.

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — USA Compression Partners LP (USAC) on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $2.7 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.

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THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) — LGI Homes Inc. (LGIH) on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $118.1 million.

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HOUSTON (AP) _ Phillips 66 (PSX) on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $296 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.

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DALLAS (AP) _ CECO Environmental Corp. (CECE) on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $293,000.

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HOUSTON (AP) _ Westlake Chemical Corp. (WLK) on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $522 million.

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DALLAS (AP) _ HollyFrontier Corp. (HFC) on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $168.9 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.

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PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (AP) — Gabe Imondi, a 74-year-old landlord from Rhode Island, had come to court hoping to get his apartment back. He was tired of waiting for federal rental assistance and wondered aloud “what they’re doing with that money?”

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — The number of children traveling alone who were picked up at the Mexican border by U.S. immigration authorities likely hit an all-time high in July, and the number of people who came in families likely reached its second-highest total on record, a U.S. official said Monday, …

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana on Monday reinstated a mask mandate in all indoor locations, including schools and colleges, as the state experiences the highest per capita COVID-19 growth in the nation, driven by the delta variant and one of the country's lowest vaccination rates.

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