SCHUMER, MCCONNELL NEAR DEAL TO TRANSFER SENATE COMMITTEE POWER TO DEMOCRATS

Schumer and McConnell are close to ending a stalemate over the legislative filibuster and completing Democrats' control of the Senate.

NET NEUTRALITY FOE AND TRUMP'S FORMER FCC CHAIRMAN AJIT PAI STANDS BY REPEAL AS DEMOCRATS TAKE OVER

Trump's FCC Chairman Ajit Pai discussed his reflection on repealing net neutrality and his legacy at the agency less than a week after...

 
 
 

CICI'S FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY AS PANDEMIC ACCELERATES THE DECLINE OF THE ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BUFFET

Cici's has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and announced its sale to D&G Investors, its primary lender.

WHITE HOUSE SIGNALS IT COULD AGREE TO MORE NARROWLY TARGETED STIMULUS CHECKS

Biden himself on Monday said he would consider curbing eligibility for the checks if it could help secure Republican support in Congress.

 
 
 

AMAZON PLANS TO CREATE 3,000 JOBS IN BOSTON WITH NEW OFFICE EXPANSION

The new roles will be added over the next several years and are expected to support Amazon's AWS, Alexa, robotics and pharmacy teams.

NOVEMBER HOME PRICES ROSE 9.5%, ONE OF THE HIGHEST GAINS ON RECORD, CASE-SHILLER SAYS

Strong growth in home prices is showing no signs of abating, thanks to high buyer demand and a record low supply of homes for sale.

 
 
 

MEXICO AND CARIBBEAN BEACH RESORTS OFFER COVID TESTS FOR NEW U.S. TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

Mexican and Caribbean beach resorts scramble for Covid tests as new U.S. travel requirements take effect.

THE MASSIVE SOLARWINDS HACK AND THE FUTURE OF CYBER ESPIONAGE

In December 2020, cybersecurity company FireEye discovered a massive hack that affected more than 18,000 customers of SolarWinds. Here's...

 
 
 

DODGE BOSS SAYS EVS CAN SAVE AMERICA'S NEW 'GOLDEN AGE OF MUSCLE CARS'

Tim Kuniskis, head of Dodge, believes EVs - whether they're hybrids or all-electric vehicles - can save what he has called the new...

TREASURY YIELDS CLIMB AFTER YELLEN'S CONFIRMATION AS TREASURY SECRETARY

U.S. Treasury yields edged higher on Tuesday morning, after former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was confirmed as Treasury Secretary...

 
 
 

PIZZA HUT TO LAUNCH DETROIT-STYLE PIZZA AS ITS TURNAROUND CONTINUES

Pizza Hut is jumping on the Detroit-style pizza trend as it looks to continue its turnaround in 2021 after last year's strong sales...

COMBATTING NEW COVID STRAINS: THIS WILL 'NOT BE OUR ONLY SET OF SHOTS,' SAYS DOCTOR

Dr. Kavita Patel explains why people will likely need additional Covid vaccinations or booster shots amid outbreak of new strains.

 
 
 

EXPLORING REPARATIONS FOR BLACK AMERICANS IS ‘NECESSARY,' SAYS NAACP PRESIDENT

NAACP President Derrick Johnson explains what actions he'd like to see the Biden administration take during its early days, including...

HOUSE DELIVERS TRUMP IMPEACHMENT ARTICLE TO SENATE, SETTING STAGE FOR TRIAL

Former President Trump's Senate impeachment trial, where he faces a charge of incitement of insurrection, will start in about two weeks.

 
 
 

JANET YELLEN GETS SENATE CONFIRMATION AS FIRST WOMAN TO LEAD THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT

The vote made Yellen the first female to the lead the Department, a feat she matched as chair of the Federal Reserve.

PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN TARGETS 1.5 MILLION COVID VACCINATIONS A DAY, UP FROM 1 MILLION

Last week, President Joe Biden dismissed the idea that the goal of 100 million vaccinations in 100 days might be too low of a threshold.

 
 
 

BIDEN PLANS TO REPLACE GOVERNMENT FLEET WITH ELECTRIC VEHICLES

The government is a major purchaser of vehicles, however replacing such a fleet with EVs assembled domestically will be costly and...

APPLE TAPS HARDWARE CHIEF TO LEAD NEW MYSTERY PROJECT

Apple did not mention what project Riccio would work on in its announcement.

 
 
 

BIDEN'S TREASURY REVIVES PUSH TO PUT HARRIET TUBMAN ON $20 BILL AFTER TRUMP SHELVED IT

"We're exploring ways to speed up that effort," White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters.

TWITTER LAUNCHES 'BIRDWATCH,' A FORUM TO COMBAT MISINFORMATION

Twitter said it hopes to build a community of "Birdwatchers" that can eventually help moderate and label tweets in its main product,...

 
 
 



Biden to sign executive orders related to 'equity'

Biden to sign executive orders related to 'equity'

President Biden is slated to sign a series of executive actions revolving around "equity" policy on Tuesday, focusing on policing reform, prison reform and public housing. Read more ...

Disney to change Jungle Cruise ride after years of criticism for racist...

Disney to change Jungle Cruise ride after years of criticism for racist depictions

Disney will be making changes to the Jungle Cruise ride after years of complaints about racism. Read more ...

1 dead, several critically injured after tornado in Alabama

1 dead, several critically injured after tornado in Alabama

The damage is being evaluated to determine the strength of the tornado, the National Weather Service in Birmingham said. Read more ...

McConnell, Schumer inch closer to power-sharing deal after Dems back filibuster

McConnell, Schumer inch closer to power-sharing deal after Dems back filibuster

Talks between the top Senate Democrats and Republicans on a power-sharing agreement will move forward after a major sticking point in negotiations was resolved, Minority Leader... Read more ...

Twitter PERMANENTLY bans Trump-supporting MyPillow CEO for ‘repeated'...

Twitter PERMANENTLY bans Trump-supporting MyPillow CEO for ‘repeated' violations of election interference policy

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell has been kicked off Twitter for multiple violations of the platform's civic integrity policy. The outspoken Trump supporter has been vocal about his... Read more ...

'I still have trouble with it': One year on, Lakers stars struggle to come...

'I still have trouble with it': One year on, Lakers stars struggle to come to terms with Kobe Bryant's death

One year on from the tragic helicopter crash that took Kobe Bryant, along with his daughter Gianna and seven others, those inside the Lakers organization still acutely feel the... Read more ...

UN chief urges global alliance to counter rise of neo-Nazis

UN chief urges global alliance to counter rise of neo-Nazis

Secretary-General Guterres urged coordinated global action on Monday to build an alliance against the growth and spread of white supremacy and the resurgence of xenophobia and... Read more ...

‘Jake can actually win this': MMA world reacts as Ben Askren signs up for...

‘Jake can actually win this': MMA world reacts as Ben Askren signs up for boxing bout with YouTuber Jake Paul

After making light work of ex-NBA player Nate Robinson in his second pro boxing match, YouTuber Jake Paul will face former UFC fighter Ben Askren in his next trip to the ring... Read more ...

Janet Yellen wins Senate approval as treasury secretary

Janet Yellen wins Senate approval as treasury secretary

Janet Yellen has been confirmed as President Joe Biden's treasury secretary in an overwhelming Senate vote. She is the first woman to hold the job in the 232-year history of... Read more ...

Gov. DeSantis delivers update on COVID-19 vaccine distribution from Vero Beach

Gov. DeSantis delivers update on COVID-19 vaccine distribution from Vero Beach

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis gave an update on COVID-19 vaccine distribution in Vero Beach on Tuesday morning. Read more ...