National News – 11-30-2021

CDC updates its COVID-19 vaccine/booster recommendations during Omicron outbreak According to CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky, she said that all US adults “should” receive the Covid vaccine booster Previously, the agency said that all adults “may” receive the booster but the Omicron variant has urged the CDC to strengthen their recommendation  Virginia and Kentucky to… Continue reading National News – 11-30-2021

National News – 11-29-2021

Omicron variant poses challenge as Airline travel increases across the US  In comparison to mass disruptions earlier in 2021, current cancellations are minimal US airlines over Thanksgiving week had some of their busiest days since before the coronavirus was declared a pandemic as travelers returned to reunite with their families From Nov. 22 through Nov.… Continue reading National News – 11-29-2021

National News – 11-22-2021

White House reports that 90% of federal workers have received dose of COVID-19 vaccine A senior administration official from the White House has said that approximately 90% of federal employees are vaccinated The White House also reports that the federal workforce has reached 95% compliance with the vaccination mandate  The federal guidance states that Federal… Continue reading National News – 11-22-2021

National News – 11-19-2021

Vice President Harris receives Biden’s Presidential power while he undergoes colonoscopy On November 19, President Joe Biden transferred power to Vice President Kamala Harris for a short period of time while he is under anesthesia for a routine colonoscopy The White House said it will publicly share a written summary of the 78-year-old Biden’s physical… Continue reading National News – 11-19-2021

National News – 11-18-2021

Pentagon’s vaccine mandate taken on by Oklahoma in Salvo During the third week of November 2021, Officials from the pentagon expressed their frustration while fielding questions concerning Oklahoma’s governor’s decision concerning the Oklahoma Nationa Guard This decision was not to punish members of his state National guard who refused to abide by the federal vaccine… Continue reading National News – 11-18-2021

National News – 11-17-2021

About 10% of children 5 to 11 years old in US have first COVID-19 shots, says White House By the end of November 17, about 2.6 million kids from 5 to 11 years old will have received their vaccine shot, according to information from the White House On October 29, the vaccine was approved for… Continue reading National News – 11-17-2021

National News – 11-16-2021

Migrants sprayed with water cannons as Poland-Belarus border In order to deter hostile migrants with rocks and smoke grenades, Polish forces at the border with Belarus have used a water cannon  Warsaw has accused Belarusian authorities of gifting smoke grenades and other weapons to the migrants  About 2,000 migrants grouped together at the border in… Continue reading National News – 11-16-2021

National News – 11-15-2021

Biden’s bipartisan infrastructure bill to include $50 billion towards climate change efforts On November 15, President Joe Biden signed a $1 trillion bipartisan Infrastructure bill which includes funding to protect against climate change Many critics point out that the bill has little to do with curbing planet-warming emissions and still falls short of preparing the… Continue reading National News – 11-15-2021

National News 11-11-2021

Germany officials warn public as COVID cases reach 50,000 per day  On November 11, Germany recorded more than 50,000 new cases which has prompted a severe warning for those living inside the country Data coming from Germany’s public health body, the Robert Koch Institute, indicated that Germany’s total number of cases has now reached 4.89… Continue reading National News 11-11-2021

National News – 11-03-2021

Military troops begin to be penalized for refusing COVID-19 vaccine shots For the Air Force Military branch, 40 service members have been discharged along with thousands of others that refused to take the vaccine before the deadline on November 1 The Air Force has become the first branch to execute what military leaders consider an… Continue reading National News – 11-03-2021

National News – 09-09-2021

President Biden and the new vaccine mandates affecting 100 million Americans On Thursday, September 9, President Joe Biden announced new federal vaccine requirements that will affect about 100 million Americans  This new mandate is in an effort to increase COVID-19 vaccinations and slow the delta variant outbreak  The rules in the new mandate requires all… Continue reading National News – 09-09-2021

National News – 08-26-2021

Kabul Airport terrorist attack leads to 12 US service members and 60 Afghans’ deaths According to a report from the Associated Press, they’ve recorded deaths of at least 12 U.S. service members and 60 Afghans during a terrorist attack at the Kabul airport on August 26 The group responsible for the attack is suspected to… Continue reading National News – 08-26-2021

National News – 08-19-2021

Capitol building evacuated after bomb threat with Capitol Police investigating In Washington, D.C., several buildings have been evacuated after the U.S. Capitol Police have confirmed that they are conducting an “active bomb threat investigation”  This investigation focuses on a suspicious black pickup truck with no license plate After pulling the truck over, the driver allegedly… Continue reading National News – 08-19-2021

National News – 08-27-2021

CDC residential eviction moratorium ended by U.S. Supreme Court  On August 26, 2021 The U.S. Supreme Court ended the federal moratorium on residential evictions as real estate groups and landlords challenge the policy The eviction moratorium was intended to run until October 3 but opposition to the program argued that the CDC has no right… Continue reading National News – 08-27-2021

National News – 07-01-2021

An agreement between 130 nations on US global minimum tax for corporations 130 nations have made an agreement to a global minimum corporation tax which was announced today (Thursday) by Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen  The Global Minimum Tax has not been announced yet but Biden and his administration lean towards a minimum of 15% The… Continue reading National News – 07-01-2021

National News – 5-25-2021

One injured after gunfire near George Floyd Square on first anniversary At least one person suffered non-life-threatening injuries after gunshots were reported near the spot where George Floyd was killed one year ago, a spokesperson for the Minneapolis Police Department said Tuesday The Associated Press earlier reported that as many as 30 shots were heard… Continue reading National News – 5-25-2021