Donald Trump signed a coronavirus stimulus bill into law Sunday night. After refusing to sign the previous relief bill under the condition that the stimulus check was “ridiculously low” at only $600, congress amended the bill increasing stimulus checks to $900.
Month: December 2020
Anthony Fauci Calls for More Resources for the Vaccination Effort
In lieu of the United States missing their goal of vaccinating 20 million people by the end of the year, infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci is calling for more resources to be allocated towards the effort.
Dominates Florida in Cotton Bowl Classic
No. 6 ranked Oklahoma took on No. 7 Florida in the Cotton Bowl Classic on Wednesday night resulting in a blowout for the Sooners. The score ended at 55-20 and improved the Sooners to 9-2 record on the year leaving the Gators at 8-4. Head coach Lincoln Riley gets his first post season bowl victory since becoming the shot caller at OU.
Athleisure and the pandemic
In the midst of COVID-19, many industries have suffered immensely, and then there are the select few that actual see growth due to the “new normal.” With the extreme increase in the number of individuals working from home, the demand for clothing that is both comfortable and practical has risen significantly.
Playboi Carti drops album on Christmas
Since his debut in 2018 with the album, Stay lit, the rapper has stayed relatively elusive to the public. Sporadically making appearances on songs with artists like Drank, Lil’ Yachty and Solange has made his fans eager for more in the past two years.
College Football Playoffs: A New Rivalry is Born
On Friday, College Football fans across the country will take a seat on their couch to watch what could perhaps be the game of the year. Whichever side you’re on, it’s going to be one hell of a game either way. The rematch of last year’s CFP semifinal between the No. 2 Clemson Tigers and No. 3 Ohio State Buckeyes.
NYC Guardian Angels To Hold Press Conference To Announce Beefed Up Security For New Years Eve In Times Square
NEW YORK CITY, NY: Guardian Angels President/Founder Curtis Sliwa will join with fellow Guardian Angels to announce increased patrols for New Years Eve in Times Square and on the subways. Hundreds will be deployed to keep the peace in tourist hubs and on public transit after record crime increases across the City.
Bucks Set New NBA Record for Most Three-Pointers in a Game
The Milwaukee Bucks got their sweet revenge against the Miami Heat on Tuesday, setting an NBA record in the process. The Miami Heat knocked Giannis and Bucks out of the playoffs during the bubble this summer. The Bucks were projected to go to the NBA Championship but were almost swept by the eventually Eastern Conference Champions.
Argentina Makes Women’s Rights History
Argentina has become the first large Latin American country to legalize abortion. This is a major win for abortion rights advocates in the predominately Catholic country. Argentina’s Senate voted 38-29 approving a bill to legalize abortion up to 14 weeks of pregnancy. Nearly 350,000 secret abortions occurred yearly in the country prior to the approval of the bill.
Louisiana Congressman-Elect Luke Letlow Dies of Complications From COVID-19
Louisiana congressman-elect Luke Letlow died yesterday, age 41, following COVID-19 complications. Letlow announced on Facebook that he had tested positive for the coronavirus on December 18 and that he was “at home resting following CDC guidelines, quarantine protocols and the recommendations of my doctors.” He was admitted to the St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe, Louisiana a day later and was then transferred to Ochsner LSU Health in Shreveport, La. on December 22.
Clippers Crumble without Kawhi Leonard
This past Sunday, we witnessed one of the worst defeats in NBA history. In the early afternoon game, the Los Angeles Clippers took on the Dallas Mavericks in LA. The Mavericks won 124-73, a 51-point loss. While the Clippers are a team with high expectations, they were without their best player Kawhi Leonard who suffered a mouth laceration on Christmas Day.
McConnell blocks senate vote on increasing stimulus
Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky blocked the immediate vote on an increase in stimulus payments that were a part of the COVID relief bill passed earlier this month.
U.S House of Representatives voted in favor of increasing the stimulus payment to eligible Americans from $600 to $2,000 dollars Monday evening.