COLUMBIA, S.C. — Patrons of South Carolina restaurants must wear face masks beginning Aug. 3. South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster has made guidelines recommended by AccelerateSC mandatory for restaurants and other establishments that attract groups of people mandatory in a executive order that will go into effect on Monday. Those guidelines include operating at no more than 50% capacity, mandatory face masks and social distancing, a limit of eight customers per table except if all are from the same family, and the prohibition of standing in a bar area of a restaurant.
LUHANSK, Ukraine — Ukrainian authorities on Wednesday warned that they are prepared to use force to clear several government buildings seized by pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country.
KIEV, Ukraine — Angry anti-government protesters toppled a statue of former Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin in the center of Kiev on Sunday and blockaded key government buildings amid huge street protests, raising the stakes in an escalating standoff with President Viktor Yanukovych.
WAYNESVILLE, N.C. — Conservative activists protested Saturday outside a private hotel and restaurant forced to close during the partial federal government shutdown because it leases a federal government building on federally owned land.