According to a report published Sunday by the credit card company Mastercard, retail sales during the holiday season jumped 8.5% compared with 2020 E-commerce sales were up 11% in 2021 for the holiday season running from Nov.
Dr. Fauci warns Omicron cases may get ‘much higher’ as more flights are canceled over the Christmas weekend
On Sunday, Dr. Anthony Fauci warned that cases of the COVID-19 Omicron variant are likely to climb “much higher” as the variant wreaked havoc on holiday traveling, with 2,271 flights cancelled as of Sunday. Fauci, director of
Royal Caribbean ship with 55 passengers positive with Covid-19 onboard will remain at sea until this weekend
A cruise ship out of South Florida will skip two ports after 55 people onboard tested positive for COVID-19. Royal Caribbean International confirmed Thursday that its ‘Odyssey of the Seas’ ship will not stop in Curaçao or
On Thursday, jurors convicted suburban Minneapolis police officer Kim Potter of two manslaughter charges in the killing of Daunte Wright, a black motorist she shot during a traffic stop after she said she confused her gun for
The Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday it has authorized Pfizer’s antiviral pills to treat COVID-19 for emergency use, allowing limited use of the drug in Americans as young as 12 who are at “high risk for
The White House announced Wednesday that President Biden extended a pause on student loan repayments an additional 90 days through May 1, 2022. Those with student loans had been scheduled to begin repayments on February 1. Mr.
President Biden addresses the nation to announce changes to COVID-19 plan; including more access to rapid tests, military help for hospitals
President Joe Biden addressed the nation on Tuesday afternoon, announcing changes to his winter COVID-19 plan in light of the Omicron variant causing a rapid surge in positive cases across the country. Among the changes the President
The U.S. Justice Department announced Tuesday that it will allow federal inmates who had previously been released to serve home confinement because of the threat of COVID-19 in prisons to remain at home. The department originally said
Former President Trump sues NY attorney general Letitia James seeking to stop investigation into his company
Former President Donald Trump and the Trump Organization have sued New York Attorney General Letitia James to ask a federal court to halt or limit her office’s ongoing investigations. The lawsuit from Trump comes on the heels
The stock market took a hit on Monday as investors began the trading week with fears of the surging Omicron COVID-19 variant and the setback to President Biden’s Build Back Better social spending bill. The blue-chip Dow Jones