The U.S. Bureau of Land Management in the final days of the Trump administration has issued a grazing permit to Oregon ranchers whose imprisonment sparked the armed takeover of a federal wildlife refuge
Republican Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz face an ethics investigation over their roles in fighting the certification of President Biden's electoral victory and the Jan. 6 rally that turned into an attack on the US Capitol. "By proceeding with their objections to the electors after the violent attack, Senators...
When Priyanka Chopra Jonas heard one of her favorite books was getting made into a movie, she said she knew that she had to get involved to follow her dream of telling more South Asian stories. (Jan. 21)
On Thursday, Bitcoin fell as much as 11%. The drop comes after a report from BitMEX Research suggested a critical flaw called "double-spend" occurred in the bitcoin blockchain. Double-spend is a highly feared scenario where a user is able to spend their same bitcoin more than once. Business Insider reports a double-spend event has not been confirmed. There have been mixed messages from BitMEX on the particular instance.
The Iditarod, the world’s most famous sled dog race, has lost another major sponsor as it prepares for a scaled back version of this year’s race because of the pandemic
The Most Popular , Family-Friendly Dog Breeds. Many people have made the choice to adopt a pet during the pandemic. If you're set on adopting a dog, choosing a breed can be complicated, especially if you have a family. Here are the top ten breeds that are perfect for families, according to MSN Lifestyle. 10, Bernese mountain dog. 9, Boston terrier. 8, Cavalier King Charles spaniel. 7, Siberian husky. 6, Boxer. 5, Beagle. 4, Bulldog. 3, French bulldog. 2, Golden retriever. 1, Labrador retriever
Amanda Gorman has two books coming out, but not until September. After the poet's performance at President Biden's inauguration Wednesday, they went to the top of a bestseller list anyway. "I am on the floor," Gorman tweeted . "My books are #1 and #2 on Amazon after 1 day!" The upcoming...
900,000 Americans Filed for Unemployment in Trump's Last Full Week as President. The figures, released by the Labor Department on Thursday, were slightly lower than the 910,000 economists had predicted. The number is still nearly four times greater than pre-pandemic levels. 423,734 Americans also applied for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance. Continuing jobless claims fell to about 5.1 million. According to Fox News, about 40% of the labor force has filed for some sort of unemployment benefits amid the global health crises. Though vaccines offer some hope of a return to normalcy, . new coronavirus variants have increased the probability of a prolonged third wave of infections. While the vaccine offers a light at the end of the tunnel, we're still far away from a complete reopening of the economy that could drive rehiring and stem further layoffs, Daniel Zhao, Glassdoor senior economist, via Fox News
In order to better understand his character Balram, a man who initially embraces his destiny as a servant, actor Adarsh Gourav moved to a small village and took a menial job. (Jan. 21)
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is in no hurry for the Senate impeachment trial of former President Trump to begin. He's told Democrats he wants the trial to begin sometime in February, which would allow both sides at least a week to prepare for the proceeding, CBS reports. That's not...
Republicans and Democrats are negotiating how to split control of the Senate for the next two years, and there's one custom that Mitch McConnell wants to protect: the filibuster. His rivals aren't buying it, the Hill reports. "We're not going to give him what he wishes," said Sen. Dick Durbin....
Yara Shahidi says the new season of "grown-ish" tackles current topics despite being shot in 2019. She also discusses balancing her role between actor and executive producer. (Jan. 21)
CNN and MSNBC, whose political talk lineups are most popular with fans of President Joe Biden, significantly increased their audiences for his inaugural compared with four years ago when Donald Trump took the oath of office
How Pandemic Routines Benefit Your Brain. With days blurring together in quarantine, establishing a routine may help to improve your mental health. Here are some ways that setting a regimen may positively affect you during the pandemic. A 2018 study in ‘Personality & Social Psychology Bulletin’ found that people with routines were more likely to see purpose in their lives. Maintaining regular behaviors has also been found to reduce symptoms of anxiety and ADHD. Routines help to mitigate stress, as individuals will have a set of patterns to automatically rely on
Andrew Williams was one of the Trump supporters who stormed the US Capitol on January 6th. Days later, he asked, "How are they going to arrest every single person?" in a live stream. His expression of doubt regarding the insurrection was fairly widespread among participants. Williams was arrested on January 13th, according to Business Insider. Williams' activities and participation were chronicled in photos and videos obtained by federal police. The FBI and local police force are urging everyone with info to come forward.
Facebook has defended its decision, made after the attack on the US Capitol, to not allow former President Trump on its platforms indefinitely. "We believe our decision was necessary and right," a Facebook blog post said. But the company has sent the issue to its new Oversight Board for a...
Who is Amanda Gorman, the Youngest Inaugural Poet in US History?. The 22-year-old recited her poem, 'The Hill We Climb,' at President Joe Biden’s swearing-in ceremony on Wednesday. Gorman, who was invited to read at the request of First Lady Jill Biden, was named the Youth Poet Laureate of Los Angeles at age 16. She went on to become the first National Youth Poet Laureate while studying sociology at Harvard College. The poet told the ‘Los Angeles Times’ she has plans to run for president in 2036, inspired by Vice President Kamala Harris. There’s no denying that a victory for her is a victory for all of us who would like to see ourselves represented as women of color in office. , Amanda Gorman, via ‘Los Angeles Times’. Gorman also has two books in the works, including her children’s book, 'Change Sings,' which is set for a September release
Dr. Anthony Fauci was back in the White House briefing room to talk about the Biden administration's COVID plans. Fauci said the new administration will “be completely open and honest” about the pandemic, which he called "a liberating feeling." (Jan. 21)