Friday, December 2, 2022
The Detroit Lions are one of the oldest franchises in the NFL.The Lions were originally named the Portsmouth Spartans and entered the NFL in 1930. The team moved to Detroit and became the Lions in 1934. But even as...
Attorney General William BarrWilliam Pelham BarrPresident weakens US counterintelligence and promotes armed protests Trump assault on women's choice continues despite pandemic Trump puts pressure on GOP, dismisses Biden and jabs media in Saturday tweetstorm MORE said Monday that he does not expect a criminal investigation of former President Obama or former Vice President Joe BidenJoe…
A new analysis says nearly 250,000 people in the nation's 30 largest cities are alive today because of strict stay-at-home orders issued by local and state governments.The report, from the Urban Health Collaborative at the Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University, found the stay-at-home orders likely reduced the number of coronavirus deaths by…
Negotiations over a mammoth stimulus package to address the coronavirus crisis spilled over into Monday as top members of leadership and administration officials tried to revive hopes of a bipartisan deal.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellSticking points force stimulus package talks to spill into Sunday GOP drafting stimulus package without deal with Democrats…
A key metric is cropping up more and more at the coronavirus task force briefings.White House response coordinator Deborah Birx on Wednesday and Thursday highlighted what she called the positive rate of coronavirus tests, a figure that helps measure the severity of the outbreak in different parts of the country.Why is this measure important? While…
The Trump administration has been in a trade war with China since the summer of 2018, but the worldwide coronavirus pandemic has the U.S. easing tariffs on certain Chinese goods related to the COVID-19 response. Now, as the virus continues...
The amount of coronavirus-related deaths in the U.S. passed 2,000 Saturday, a number that reflects a death toll that has doubled in the span of two days.This week, the death toll in the U.S. reached 1,000, though it took nearly a month for the amount of coronavirus-related deaths in the country to reach that high.…
Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg's foray into presidential politics suffered a substantial blow Tuesday as his campaign failed to meet its own expectations in the race for delegates in Super Tuesday states.Bloomberg, competing for the first time on Tuesday after the four early states delivered their verdicts, bet his bank account would overcome…
A bipartisan group of senators on Thursday introduced legislation to extend the deadline to file tax returns by three months in response to the coronavirus, after the Treasury Department and IRS extended the deadline to make tax payments.The bill would move the filing deadline for 2019 tax returns from April 15 to July 15, lining…
© Getty Images Stocks rose Wednesday after the Trump administration and Senate leaders reached a deal on a $2 trillion fiscal stimulus bill amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained roughly 400 points, rising 2 percent as trading opened Wednesday morning. The S&P 500 rose 0.7 percent and the Nasdaq composite rose…