Illinois Ousts Longest-Serving State House Speaker in History
Illinois Democrats of the House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to anoint state Rep. Emanuel "Chris" Welch (D) as their next leader. This formally concludes decades of dominion by House Speaker Mike Madigan (D), who was sitting longer in his position more than any other state Speaker in the history of the United States.
Dr. Fauci Gives List of Places To Avoid, Less Chance of Contracting COVID-19
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the United States' top infectious disease expert, stated the current COVID-19 surge that has resulted in over 4,000 fatalities in the nation and hitting record numbers is not a "blip." He described the situation as "very serious," and an increase like that regularly follows travel and people gathering together as people did over the holidays.
Stimulus Bill Includes $25 Billion in Rental Assistance. Are You Qualified? Here's How to Apply
The second stimulus bill settled after months of negotiations was worth $900 billion, including $25 billion in rental assistance. Here is what you should know to qualify.
Grief-Stricken Family Buries Flight Attendant Who Died in Indonesian Plane Crash
As divers restarted their hunt for its second black box, the remains of the flight attendant who was recovered from the site of the Indonesian plane crash was buried in a Jakarta cemetery, where sobbing friends and relatives filed on the burial site.
South African Coronavirus Variant That Might Be Immune To Vaccines Discovered by Ohio Researchers
Scientists in Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center report that they’ve isolated the South African variant of the coronavirus. One implied change in the virus genome is that vaccines might be affected.
Republicans Slam Use of Metal Detectors in House Chamber Access, Calls It Unnecessary
Weapons are distributed to the National Guard members outside the U.S. Capitol on January 13, 2021, in Washington, DC. Security has been increased throughout Washington following the breach of the U.S. Capitol last Wednesday and leading up to the Presidential inauguration.
House Votes on Trump Impeachment, First US President To Be Impeached Twice
For a historic second time on Wednesday, President Donald Trump was impeached by the United States House, becoming the first president to be impeached twice and faced charges with incitement of insurrection over the Capitol's deadly mob, a swift and a collapse from the finals days of his office.
Mega Millions Jackpot Climbs $750M After Tuesday Draw, Leaves No Winner
The Mega Millions jackpot became the eighth-largest jackpot in the U.S. lottery history after drawing on Tuesday with no winner.
Federal Execution of Dustin John Higgs Delayed by Judge Because of COVID-19
The federal execution of Dustin John Higgs is stopped for Friday, a stay of execution is done by a federal judge. COVID-19 concerns have saved the inmate as he is one of those to be executed before January 20.
YouTube Suspends President Donald Trump; Bans Uploads, Comments
After the world's largest online video-sharing platform, sent a warning issued to the White House, YouTube suspended the United States President Donald Trump's account for posting on one of Google's owned company.
US to Require Negative COVID-19 Test Upon International Passengers' Arrival
Almost all air travelers will be required to present a negative COVID-19 test before entering the United States under the expanded testing requirements.
Third Stimulus Check Plans Along with Impeachment Chaos. How Much Exactly Could It Bring You?
Amid the talks on impeachment chaos, U.S. leaders discuss the new $2,000 stimulus check for 2021. President-elect Joe Biden believes $600 is 'simply not enough.'
John Matze says Attorneys Leave Parler as the Website Becomes Censored by Big Tech
Parler an online app was banned and censored by big tech as it was accused of fostering violence on its platform. Prior to this platform, like Twitter and Facebook weren’t censoring leftist posts only conservatives were affected.
First Female Execution Since 1953: Lisa Montgomery Dies at 1:31 AM
Kansas woman Lisa Montgomery was executed on Tuesday for strangling an expectant mother in Missouri and cutting the baby from her womb. This marks the first time in almost seven decades that the United States government has put to death a female prisoner.
World Leaders Call for Regulation on Big Tech Censorship of Donald Trump
The result of big tech censorship of Donald Trump snowballed as world leaders say it is a threat to democracy. Some international leaders call it a devolution to communism that threatens everyone in the free world.