Day: June 8, 2021

Durant Stars as Nets Extend Series Lead to 2-0 Against Bucks

Durant Stars as Nets Extend Series Lead to 2-0 Against Bucks

The Nets are cementing themselves as the favorites to win the NBA Finals after a dominant performance against the Bucks, winning last night 125-86 and extending their series lead to 2-0. The Bucks have no answer for Nets forward Kevin Durant, who has been virtually unstoppable for all of the playoffs. Durant scored 32 points, shooting 66% from the field and having a plus minus of +27.

Kamala Harris Tells Guatemalan immigrants Not to Come to the U.S.

Kamala Harris Tells Guatemalan immigrants Not to Come to the U.S.

On Monday, Vice President Kamala Harris visited Guatemala to discuss immigration after a sudden increase in immigration occurred due to the removal of several restrictions set in place by the Trump Administration. Because of its location, many immigrants from Central America pass through Guatemala toward Mexico and the United States.

Islanders Take Control of Second Round Matchup with Bruins Winning 5-4 in Game 5

Islanders Take Control of Second Round Matchup with Bruins Winning 5-4 in Game 5

The Islanders have taken control of their series, beating the Bruins last night 5-4 in another nail-biting game in the series. The Islanders now lead the series 3-2, and Game 6 will be in Long Island at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow.

New Senate Report Reveals Details of January 6 Attack

New Senate Report Reveals Details of January 6 Attack

A new Senate report released Tuesday revealed some shocking new details about exactly what happened on January 6, 2021, when a mob of Trump supporters attacked the Capitol building to protest the former President’s re-election loss. The 128-page report, titled, “Examining the U.S. Capitol Attack: A Review of the Security, Planning, and Response Failures on January 6,” was written and approved by two Senate committees, the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs and the Committee on Rules and Admission.

Ellie Kemper Releases Statement After Images of Her Winning a Racist Beauty Pageant Resurface

Ellie Kemper Releases Statement After Images of Her Winning a Racist Beauty Pageant Resurface

Last week, images surfaced of Ellie Kemper, an actress known for her work on The Office and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, winning “Queen of Love and Beauty” at a Veiled Prophet Ball. The organization was started by a Confederate officer in the late 1800s and only allowed white members until 1994.

Widespread Internet Outage Causes Hundreds of Websites to Stop Working

Widespread Internet Outage Causes Hundreds of Websites to Stop Working

Early Tuesday morning, hundreds of websites and apps worldwide suddenly stopped working, resulting in a major outage that lasted just under an hour. Affected sites included CNN, Amazon, Target, and the UK Government Website.

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