The Latest – NBC News: Texas banning all COVID vaccine mandates

Texas is banning all COVID vaccine mandates. Governor Greg Abbott issued an executive order to stop companies from requiring the shots as a federal mandate will begin soon for millions of workers. Several hospitals have already fired workers for not being vaccinated.

A former Navy nuclear engineer and his wife will be in court today after being charged with espionage. They’re accused of trying to sell submarine secrets to a foreign government. Prosecutors allege they hid memory cards in items like a peanut butter sandwich.

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