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Teenager Arrested in Wisconsin Mall Shooting That Injured Eight

Teenager Arrested in Wisconsin Mall Shooting That Injured Eight

Authorities said on Sunday that a 15-year-old boy has been arrested in a shooting that left eight people injured at a Wisconsin mall. Wauwatosa Police Chief Barry Weber said in a news conference that the teenager was arrested Saturday night with a gun allegedly used in the shooting. Weber did not identify the teen. A […]

Two Killed And Two Injured In Nebraska Sonic Drive-In Shooting

Two Killed And Two Injured In Nebraska Sonic Drive-In Shooting

Two people were killed and two were injured after a shooting at a Bellevue, Nebraska, Sonic Drive-In over the weekend. Officers received a call on Saturday evening of a possible bomb inside a truck at the restaurant, police said in a press release. When police responded, they found the four gunshot wound victims, according to […]

Democratic Senators Say Lack Of Briefing From Trump Administration Could Potentially Delay Vaccine Distribution

Democratic Senators Say Lack Of Briefing From Trump Administration Could Potentially Delay Vaccine Distribution

Democratic senators said on Thursday that the team working on vaccine distribution planning under President Donald Trump have no intention of briefing anyone on President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team. Senator Chris Murphy said on Twitter, “Just off a conference call with Trump Administration vaccine distribution team. They confirmed that they have not briefed anyone on […]

President Trump To Meet With Michigan GOP Leaders Over Election Results

President Trump To Meet With Michigan GOP Leaders Over Election Results

President Donald Trump has invited Michigan’s Republican legislative leaders to the White House for a meeting Friday, according to a report from The Associated Press. House Speaker Lee Chatfield, R-Levering, and Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey, R-Clark Lake, were invited by Trump to the White House and have agreed to go. The expected visit comes […]

New York City Schools to Close For Remote Learning Amid Surge in COVID-19 Cases

New York City Schools to Close For Remote Learning Amid Surge in COVID-19 Cases

Officials announced on Wednesday that New York City Public Schools, the nation’s largest school district, will shut down after the city reached a 3% COVID-19 testing positivity rate. The decision comes as coronavirus cases in the United States surged to record highs in recent weeks, with the country reporting 162,000 new cases and 1,700 deaths […]

Nancy Pelosi Wins A New term As House Speaker

Nancy Pelosi Wins A New term As House Speaker

House Democrats re-elected Nancy Pelosi to lead the party as House speaker Wednesday. Pelosi ran unopposed as well as House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., and House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, D.-S.C. The three Democrats have held their positions in the House for the last 14 years. In addition, Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., retained his spot […]

Second Oldest Senator, Chuck Grassley, Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Second Oldest Senator, Chuck Grassley, Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa announced on Tuesday that he has tested positive for COVID-19. The Republican, who is the second-oldest senator at 87 years old, learned of his diagnosis while he was already in quarantine after being exposed to the virus.  Grassley tweeted, “I’ve tested positive for coronavirus. I’ll be following my doctors’ orders/CDC […]

President Trump Fires Homeland Security Cyber Chief Chris Krebs Who Said Election Was Secure

President Trump Fires Homeland Security Cyber Chief Chris Krebs Who Said Election Was Secure

The Department of Homeland Security’s cyber chief, Chris Krebs, was fired by President Donald Trump on Tuesday. Trump announced the dismissal in a tweet Tuesday night. The dismissal of Krebs, director DHS’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, follows the agency’s declaration that the general election was the most secure in U.S. history. The statement served as […]

President-elect Biden Speaks On Transition, COVID-19 Crisis and Economic Recovery

President-elect Biden Speaks On Transition, COVID-19 Crisis and Economic Recovery

President-elect Joe Biden along with Vice President-elect Kamala Harris spoke on Monday, saying they were eager to work on getting the economy back on track and tackle the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Biden also said his team was moving forward with naming cabinet members and pulling together plans for the economy and the pandemic, despite the […]

Moderna Says Preliminary Trial Data Shows Coronavirus Vaccine Is Nearly 95% Effective

Moderna Says Preliminary Trial Data Shows Coronavirus Vaccine Is Nearly 95% Effective

Moderna said preliminary phase three trial data shows its coronavirus vaccine is more than 94% effective in preventing Covid-19. The analysis evaluated 95 confirmed Covid-19 infections among the trial’s 30,000 participants. Moderna, which developed its vaccine in collaboration with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said 90 cases of Covid-19 were observed in […]