New York Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

New York State lawmakers have passed a bill legalizing recreational marijuana for adults, according to Patch.com. Governor Andrew Cuomo signed ...

NFL Owners Vote to Expand Season to 17 Games Starting This Year

NFL officials have voted in favor of extending the regular season games to 17 in a move that will bring ...

Chipotle to Give Out Burritos and Bitcoin Tomorrow for National Burrito Day

In honor of National Burrito Day on April 1, Chipotle Mexican Grill is giving out free burritos, according to NBC’s ...

Spotify Makes Moves to Compete With Clubhouse

Spotify is now expanding into live audio through its purchase of Betty Labs, which owns the live sports audio app ...

Ship Stuck in Suez Canal is Finally Free

The Suez Canal is now reopened after a huge container ship blocked the well-traveled waterway for nearly a week, according ...

Broadway Makes Plans to Reopen in September

As more cities are starting to ease lockdown restrictions, New York officials say it is time for Broadway to make ...

Tesla Will Now Accept Bitcoin as Payment

U.S. Tesla customers can now use Bitcoin for future purchases, according to Ars Technica. While it’s only available in the ...

President Biden Pushes for Gun Control After Mass Shooting in Colorado

In the wake of this week’s Colorado mass shooting that killed 10 people, President Joe Biden spoke out yesterday saying ...

Krispy Kreme Offering Free Doughnuts if You’ve Been Vaccinated for Covid

Krispy Kreme is adding an extra incentive to get vaccinated – other than seeing friends and family after a year ...

NCAA Issues Apology for Lackluster Women’s Weight Room, Unveils Upgraded Setup

With March Madness underway, the NCAA women playing in the college basketball tournament in San Antonio, Texas last week faced ...

NFL Signs New Broadcasting Deals with Major Networks

The National Football League has signed off on media deals for their games with CBS, FOX, Amazon.com, ABC, NBC, and ...

Ford to Allow 30,000 Employees to Keep Working From Home Indefinitely

With an increasing number of cities beginning to allow businesses to reopen, Ford Motor Company has already decided it will ...

IRS Extends Tax Filing Deadline to May 17

The IRS has moved this year’s tax filing deadline because of the pandemic, according to NPR. The new deadline will ...

Atlanta-Area Shootings Under Investigation, Suspect Arrested

A suspected gunman has been arrested after eight people in Atlanta, including six women of Asian descent, were killed when ...

MoviePass May Be Staging a Comeback

The subscription service MoviePass may be making a comeback, according to Variety. The service initially launched a decade ago, according to ...

Moderna Begins Testing Its Covid-19 Vaccine on Children

Moderna is beginning a research study to test the Covid-19 vaccine on children for the first time, according to NPR. ...

Google’s New Nest Hub Will Track Your Sleep

Google has a new Nest Hub that monitors whether you have gotten a good night’s sleep with a built-in radar, ...

Experts Say Americans Should Heed Travel Warnings During Spring Break

CDC officials say another Covid-19 surge could be looming as many Americans now plan to travel for spring break, according ...

Beyoncé, Taylor Swift Make History at 2021 Grammys

It was a big night for women at last night’s Grammy Awards, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Taylor Swift became ...

Apple Discontinues the Original HomePod

After four years, Apple is now discontinuing its original HomePod to focus on the HomePod Mini instead, according to TechCrunch. ...

Minor League Baseball Will Experiment With Robotic Umpires

Robotic umpires are coming to the minor league, according to NPR. Major League Baseball officials announced yesterday they will use ...

Biden Wants Covid-19 Vaccinations Open to All Adults By May 1

President Joe Biden is now projecting he will order all states nationwide to be ready for all adults to be ...

What SoundCloud’s New Payout Structure Could Mean for Artists

SoundCloud’s recently announced a big change in how it’ll be paying artists on its platform in an effort to help ...

Roblox Makes Stock Market Debut at $38 Billion Market Cap

The popular children’s gaming app Roblox had a strong debut on the New York Stock Exchange yesterday, with its stock ...

Third-Degree Murder Charge Reinstated Against Derek Chauvin for George Floyd’s Murder

A Minnesota judge has added an additional third-degree murder charge, officially reinstating it, against former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin ...

Unilever Removes the Word ‘Normal’ From Products and Advertising

In an effort to be more inclusive, Unilever is dropping the word, “normal,” from its beauty product packaging, according to ...

Tesla is Plugging a Huge Battery into Texas’s Electric Grid

Tesla is connecting a mega battery into an electric power grid near Houston, Texas, according to Bloomberg. It is the ...

Biden to Set Up White House Gender Policy Council

President Joe Biden is signing an executive order to create a Gender Policy Council in the White House, which coincides ...

Kings of Leon is the First Band to Release Album as NFT

Tennessee-based band Kings of Leon is making history with its newest project. When You See Yourself was released today as ...

SpaceX’s Starship Prototype Lands Successfully in Flight Test

SpaceX’s Starship rocket prototype nails its landing on its third attempt, according to Variety. However, after having a soft touchdown, ...

Simone Manuel, Alex Morgan, Sue Bird, and Chloe Kim Form Media Company

Former Olympic stars Simone Manuel, Alex Morgan, Sue Bird, and Chloe Kim are joining forces to create a media and ...

Oatly Finally Arrives to Starbucks

Oat milk is gaining ground nationwide as Starbucks cafes are finally introducing Oatly to the menu, according to CNBC. Oatly, ...

Netflix Wins Big at Golden Globe Awards

Netflix ruled the night at the 78th Golden Globe Awards, according to The Hollywood Reporter. This year’s awards ceremony, hosted ...

Twitter Adding Subscription Service, Seeks to Double Revenue by 2023

In an effort to increase and broaden revenue streams, Twitter is unveiling subscription products, in which users will pay content ...

Becca Cosmetics Joins Ranks of Companies Closing Due to Pandemic

Becca Cosmetics, which began as an Australian makeup brand, is going out of business, according to Allure. The brand gained ...

Bidding War Begins Over Oprah’s Harry and Meghan Interview

A sit-down interview Oprah Winfrey recently did with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has led to a bidding war in ...

Spotify Expanding to 85 New Markets This Week

Spotify just announced at its “Stream On” event that it’s setting up service in 85 new countries this week, according ...

Texas to Receive Federal Aid for Historic Winter Storm Damage

President Biden approved a major disaster declaration in Texas on Saturday, according to NPR. Over the past week, millions have ...

Perseverance Rover Makes Successful Mars Landing

NASA’s Perseverance rover has landed on Mars in its historic mission to the red planet. It sent back its first ...

Walmart to Raise Pay for 425,000 Employees

Walmart workers will soon see a bump in their paychecks to an average above $15 an hour, which will impact ...

Nielsen Debuts Tool to Track TV Diversity

Nielsen is implementing a new device to measure the amount of diversity on television, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The ...

Nestle to Start Selling a Vegan KitKat Bar

Excellent news for the vegan and plant-based communities: the craze will soon be coming to some stores worldwide as Nestle ...

Trump Acquitted in Impeachment Trial, Again

The Senate voted to acquit former President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial for inciting insurrection, according to BoingBoing. ...

Bumble Makes High-Profile Public Debut

Bumble, the women-centered dating app, has gone public. The company’s stock soared around 70 percent to around $72 in its ...

Taylor Swift to Begin Releasing Rerecorded Music, Starting with “Love Story” at Midnight

Taylor Swift has been busy rerecording her first five albums and plans to drop the rerecorded version of her hit ...

CDC Introduces New Mask Guidance

The CDC just released new directions with the most effective mask guidance, according to Gizmodo. Health experts now say layering ...

Mary J. Blige, Jay-Z Among First-Time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Nominees

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its nominees this morning, and some heavy hitters are in the mix, ...

Colin Kaepernick Forms a SPAC to Target Social Causes

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is continuing to make waves in the business world and is now starting ...

BTS to Perform Set for ‘MTV Unplugged’

BTS is coming to “MTV Unplugged,” according to Deadline. The group, which consists of Jin, RM, SUGA, j-hope, Jimin, V, ...

Reddit Now Valued at $6 Billion After Latest Funding Round

Reddit recently raised more than $250 million, raising the social media site’s valuation to a staggering $6 billion, according to ...

Phoebe Bridgers Smashing Her Guitar on SNL Was Fun and Cool, Actually

Phoebe Bridgers made her SNL debut this weekend alongside host Dan Levy, performing “Kyoto” and “I Know The End” from ...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Win Super Bowl

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, led by a strong defense, won the Super Bowl on their home turf defeating the Kansas ...

Chadwick Boseman Makes History with 4 SAG Award Nominations

The Screen Actors Guild Award nominations were announced Thursday, and the late Chadwick Boseman broke a record with four nominations, ...

Marjorie Taylor Greene is Removed from All Congressional Committees

Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, a noted conspiracy theorist who has been affiliated with QAnon, was censured by the House ...

Covid-19 Further Exposed Inequality, Need for Big Systemic Change

Covid-19 has taken the lives of over 400,000 Americans and millions have experienced job loss in the past year. In ...

Billie Eilish Shares Second Trailer for Upcoming Documentary

Billie Eilish has released the second trailer for her forthcoming documentary, Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry. The documentary, which ...

Jeff Bezos to Step Down as Amazon CEO

Jeff Bezos has announced he will no longer be CEO of Amazon, but will transition into the position of executive ...

GameStop Stock Movie Already Heading to Netflix

The story of the war between hedge funds and Reddit over GameStop stock may still be developing, but Netflix is ...

Federal Deal Signed for At-Home Covid Test Manufacturing

President Biden’s administration plans to make it easier for Americans to get a Covid-19 test through a $231.8 million deal ...

Covid Cancels Coachella’s April Dates For Second Year

Riverside County, California’s public health officer Dr. Cameron Kaiser has canceled Coachella due to concerns about a surge of Covid-19 ...

General Motors Aims to Eliminate Emissions, Go Carbon Neutral by 2040

General Motors Company plans to make all of its worldwide factories and vehicles carbon neutral in the next 20 years, ...

Bernie Sanders Meme-Themed Merchandise Raises $1.8 Million for Charity

You couldn’t go anywhere online after the inauguration without seeing the photo of Bernie Sanders sitting alone bundled up in ...

Reddit vs. Wall Street in the Tug of War with Game Stop Stocks

It’s day four of the battle between Reddit users and Wall Street over GameStop stock.  When the Chewy co-founder and ...

Twitter Tests ‘Birdwatch’ Feature to Help Users Flag Misinformed Tweets

Twitter is test piloting “Birdwatch,” a new program that will enable Twitter users to fact check tweets they believe contain ...

Halsey Officially Cancels Manic World Tour

Halsey’s “Manic” Tour, which had previously been postponed, is now permanently canceled, according to Variety. Concerns about the pandemic are ...

Chicago Teachers Won’t Return to In-Person Classes Without Covid-19 Vaccine

As Covid-19 cases continue to surge nationwide, some teachers are calling on local health officials to make them a priority ...

Jay-Z Creates Fund to Support Minority-Owned Cannabis Companies

Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter has raised capital for a $10 million fund for minority-owned cannabis companies to help make it possible ...

Glastonbury 2021 Officially Canceled Due to Pandemic

Glastonbury has been called off for the second year in a row due to Covid-19, according to Pitchfork. The music ...

Biden’s Day One Actions: Climate Change, Coronavirus, Immigration, and More

On President Joe Biden’s first day in office, he wasted no time tackling 17 important executive orders, according to CNN. ...

Trader Joe’s Among Stores to Pay Employees Who Get Covid-19 Vaccine

A slew of grocery store chains say they plan to pay their workers extra as an incentive to get Covid-19 ...

Joe Biden Officially Inaugurated as 46th President

Joe Biden was officially inaugurated as the 46th president today and Kamala Harris as vice-president. The inauguration looked unlike any ...

Netflix Reaches 200 Million Subscribers

Netflix has just announced it surpassed 200 million subscribers at the end of last year, according to Reuters. The company, ...

ViacomCBS’s New Paramount Plus Streaming Service Will Debut on March 4

ViacomCBS is rebranding its streaming service with Paramount Plus and has a planned launch on March 4 nationwide and in ...

Microsoft Partners with Cruise on Self-Driving Cars

Software behemoth Microsoft is forming a “long-term strategic relationship” with the General Motors subsidiary Cruise to assist with ramping up ...

Pre-Inauguration Virtual Concert to Feature Fall Out Boy, will.i.am, and James Taylor

In advance of next week’s presidential inauguration, a pre-inauguration “We the People” concert is being planned for this Sunday, according ...

Biden Reveals Comprehensive Covid Stimulus Plan

President-elect Joe Biden delivered an address yesterday outlining his $1.9 trillion relief package, according to Reuters. Biden aims to have ...

House of Representatives Votes to Impeach Trump (Again)

President Donald Trump is now the first president of the United States to be impeached twice after the House of ...

Tom Hanks to Host Star-Studded Inauguration TV Special

Tom Hanks is set to host a primetime special next week in honor of Joe Biden’s presidential inauguration, according to ...

What Today’s Impeachment Vote Could Mean

It’s been just a year over Trump’s first impeachment, and Congress is facing another vote today on the fate of ...

Netflix Plans to Premiere a New Film Each Week in 2021

As the pandemic rages on, Netflix is preparing to entertain by releasing a new film every week in 2021, according ...

Disneyland is Set to Become a Covid-19 Vaccination Site

Disneyland is about to become Orange County, California’s first “super” Covid-19 vaccination site, according to Variety. The popular amusement park ...

House Presents Articles of Impeachment Against Trump

The House of Representatives introduced its articles of impeachment — for a second time — against President Donald Trump this morning ...

Amazon Discontinues Its Pantry Service

Amazon Pantry, which enabled customers to buy non-perishable items, including canned goods and cleaning supplies with a flat shipping fee, ...

Trump’s Social Media Accounts Locked While Congress Certifies Biden’s Win

Despite President Trump Twitter incited his supporters to storm the U.S. Capitol, which caused a riot that left four dead, ...

Taylor Swift’s ‘folklore’ is Officially the No. 1 Album of 2020

Taylor Swift’s eighth studio album, folklore, made the No. 1 spot on Rolling Stone‘s Year-End Top 200 Albums Chart. Swift’s album raked ...

Pro-Trump Mob Breaches Capitol Building

Protesters carrying a mix of Confederate and American flags besieged the Capitol in Washington, D.C. Wednesday, with four dying in ...

Grammy Awards Postponed Until March Due to Covid-19 Concerns

The Grammy Awards, which were scheduled to take place in Los Angeles at the end of this month, are now ...

Warnock and Ossoff Win Senate Races in Georgia

Democrat Raphael Warnock beat incumbent Republican Kelly Loeffler to make history, becoming the first ever Black senator from Georgia, according ...

Georgia Runoff Election Attracts Crowds as Trump Aims to Ruffle Feathers

Despite President Trump’s claims on Twitter this morning that ballot machines were “not working” in Georgia, today’s Senate runoff elections ...

Some Florida Counties Begin Scheduling Covid Vaccines on Eventbrite

Florida health officials are turning to Eventbrite to help them sign up local residents for appointments for the Covid-19 vaccine, ...

Discovery Plus Debuts to Amazon Fire TV and Roku

Discovery Plus goes live today for the first time nationwide, according to Variety. As part of its launch, the streaming ...

Google Employees Announce Plans to Unionize

In light of ongoing disagreements with executives at Google, more than 200 Google workers have joined forces to form a ...

Boston Dynamics Robots Dance the Year Away

2020 was a wild year, to say the least, and there’s no better way to close it out than a ...

Half of States Nationwide Set to Raise Minimum Wage in 2021

About half of states across the country will raise their minimum wages next year. The minimum wage is going up ...

New York Officials Green Light Eviction Moratorium

As New York faces high unemployment rates as a result of the pandemic, state officials just passed an eviction moratorium ...

Second Covid-19 Stimulus Bill Finally Signed

After initially saying he may not sign the bill, President Trump has signed the $2.3 trillion stimulus legislation, extending unemployment ...

Winter Storm Hits the Midwest in Time for Christmas

It looks as if it will be a white Christmas with a vengeance in the Midwest thanks to a major ...

Andrew Yang Submits Paperwork to Run for NYC Mayor

Former presidential candidate Andrew Yang has filed the necessary paperwork to enter next year’s race for New York City Mayor, ...

cred.ai’s 2020 Albums of the Year

It’s played out to say 2020 was a weird year — we are all viscerally aware of how bizarre it’s ...

Christmas Gifts May Be Late Due to ‘Historic’ Volume

Gridlock at USPS is holding up many Christmas deliveries this season, according to Vox. The situation is more severe this ...

Pandemic Drives Up Christmas Tree Demand

As many Americans are preparing to amend their holiday plans during the pandemic, the damper on this year’s Christmas festivities ...

NBA Prepares for New Season and Health Protocols

The NBA is beginning preparations for its new season, but questions remain regarding how to keep players safe in the ...

Sony Pulls ‘Cyberpunk 2077’ From PlayStation Store

After a series of technical problems, Sony has decided to remove “Cyberpunk 2077” from its Playstation Store, according to The ...

HBO Max App Finally Arrives to Roku

With today’s launch of the HBO Max app for Roku, Roku’s stock is at a record high, according to Variety. ...

Congressional Covid-19 Package to Include Stimulus Checks, Hope Increases for Deal This Week

New stimulus payments will now be included in the around $900 billion pandemic relief deal being discussed on Capitol Hill ...

Among Us Launches Today For Nintendo Switch

Just in time for the Christmas holidays, developer Innersloth’s popular game, “Among Us,” is arriving on Nintendo Switch today, according ...

Google Employees to Not Return to Office Until September 2021

Google employees will not have to return to its offices to work until next September because of the Covid-19 pandemic, ...

Covid-19 Vaccine Immunizations to Start Today

History is being made as the first Covid-19 vaccines are officially being rolled out, with doses arriving in all 50 ...

FDA Panel Approves Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine for Emergency Use

Drugmakers Pfizer and BioNTech have cleared a major hurdle with a vote on Thursday by an FDA panel in favor ...

Taylor Swift to Release Second Surprise Album of the Year, ‘evermore,’ at Midnight

Taylor Swift is keeping busy. After releasing “folklore” in July, she just announced she is putting out another album, “evermore,” ...

Restaurants Hit Record Closures as 100,000 Shut Their Doors During Pandemic

More than 110,000 restaurants, or one out of every six, have closed down either for good or for a long ...

‘Supernatural’ Actors to Join Stacey Abrams for Voting Rights Fundraiser

As the upcoming Senate runoff races in Georgia heat up, some actors from the cast of CW’s “Supernatural” are teaming ...

All 2021 Warner Bros. Movie Releases Will Air on HBO Max

As the pandemic has shuttered movie theaters nationwide, Warner Bros. Entertainment has made an unparalleled announcement that it will stream ...

Dr. Fauci to Meet with President-Elect Joe Biden’s Transition Team

Dr. Anthony Fauci and President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team are scheduled to formally meet this afternoon to discuss the pandemic, ...

Spotify Reveals Its End of the Year ‘Wrapped’ List

As part of Spotify’s annual tradition, it just released its “2020 Wrapped” list of the top albums, tracks, playlists, podcasts, ...

CDC Plans to Shorten Covid-19 Quarantine Guidlines

The CDC plans to introduce new guidelines decreasing the number of days those exposed to people with Covid-19 should quarantine, ...

‘Juno’ and ‘Umbrella Academy’ Star Elliot Page Announces He is Transgender

Elliot Page, the well-known actor who is a former Oscar nominee and has starred in films including “Juno” and “X-Men: ...

Halsey Blasts Grammy Awards For Snubbing Artists Like The Weeknd

Singer Halsey has taken to social media to speak out against the Grammy Awards, accusing them of accepting bribes and ...

Moderna Will Ask FDA for Approval of Covid-19 Vaccine Today

Drug maker Moderna plans to apply today for authorization of its Covid-19 vaccine from the FDA. Moderna officials claim it ...

Joe Biden Names First Cabinet Member Choices

President-elect Joe Biden has introduced his first cabinet picks, and they are already a sharp contrast to Trump’s administration, according ...

A First, All Artists for Best Rock Grammy are Women

The Grammy nominations were announced this afternoon, and for the first time in their history, all the artist nominees for ...

Third Covid-19 Vaccine is Both Effective and Less Expensive

A new Covid-19 vaccine being developed by Oxford University and manufactured by drugmaker AstraZeneca is proving to be effective in ...

Taylor Swift Wins Three AMAs, But Was No Show to Re-Record Old Music

Taylor Swift had a big night at this year’s American Music Awards, clinching three trophies, including Artist of the Year, ...

More Than 1 Million Thanksgiving Travelers Hit Airports Friday Despite Pandemic

More than 1 million travelers went through security checkpoints at airports nationwide on Friday despite warnings from the CDC not ...

Roblox Filing for IPO Amid Uptick in Revenue

Online kids gaming software Roblox, which has seen huge demand recently as a result of the pandemic, is now filing ...

As Covid-19 Cases Surge, Stimulus Bill is Still Up in the Air

Congress is back in session, and even though Covid-19 cases are on the uptick nationwide, lawmakers are still locking heads ...

Moderna Covid-19 Vaccine is 94.5 Percent Effective

Based on a late-stage trial, Moderna’s experimental Covid-19 vaccine has proven to be 94.5 percent effective, according to Reuters. This ...

The Weeknd to Perform at the Super Bowl Halftime Show

Three-time Grammy winner The Weeknd is set to perform next year at the Pepsi Super Bowl LV Halftime Show, according ...

Chicago Faces New Covid-19 Lockdown Measures

With a rising number of Covid-19 cases in Chicago, Mayor Lori Lightfoot is now issuing stay-at-home restrictions and asking residents ...

Ulta Beauty to Open Locations at Target Stores

Cosmetics store chain Ulta Beauty is expanding, with plans to open its stores inside of more than 100 Target locations ...

Supreme Court to Begin Hearing Arguments About the Affordable Care Act Today

The Supreme Court is hearing arguments today challenging the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, according to NBC News. ...

Pfizer and BioNTech Produce 90 Percent Effective Covid Vaccine

In an early analysis, drugmaker Pfizer and German partner BioNTech say a Covid-19 vaccine they have manufactured is 90 percent ...

Beloved ‘Jeopardy’ Host Alex Trebek Dies at 80

Alex Trebek, longtime host of “Jeopardy,” has died after losing his public battle with pancreatic cancer, according to The Hollywood ...

Joe Biden Defeats Donald Trump and Wins the Presidency

Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden became President-elect Biden over the weekend after Pennsylvania put him over the top, according to ...

Facebook and Twitter Crack Down on Violent Election-Related Posts

Facebook and Twitter are removing posts by pro-Trump groups calling for possible actions of aggression in light of the election ...

Judges Dismiss Trump Campaign Lawsuits in Michigan and Georgia

Judges in two states, Michigan and Georgia, have thrown out lawsuits filed by President Trump’s campaign which aimed to discredit ...

Denmark to Cull Millions of Minks After Mutated Coronavirus Spreads

A mutated form of the Coronavirus that could infect humans has been found in minks on farms in Denmark, according ...

Some of the Historic State-Level Victories from the 2020 Election

On the presidential level, the election has been tense. Sometimes it can be hard to see positives in the political ...

Biden and Trump Continue to Battle It Out in Presidential Election

The presidential election has been a nail biter for both sides, and it is not over yet as neither candidate ...

Early Voter Turnout Already Beats 2016 Record in Some States

As polls opened nationwide today, some states have already surpassed their 2016 voter turnouts, according to CNN. Those states include ...

Twitter is Implementing Policy Changes to Handle Fake Election Results

Twitter announced Monday via its official account that any post from an account claiming election victory will require a citation ...

Many States Don’t Expect to Have Election Results Tomorrow Night

Election Day is upon us, and for people expecting to find out by election night who the next president is, ...

Postal Service Under Fire for Slow Processing of Election Ballots

A federal judge ruled on Sunday that the USPS must immediately address the fact it was slowing down processing election ...

Early Voting Numbers in Texas Beat 2016 Voting Record

Voters in the battleground state of Texas have already surpassed the state’s 2016 total voting numbers with more than 9 ...

Netflix Prices Are Going Up Today

Netflix is hiking the price of its popular standard plan nationwide to $14 a month — a $1 increase from ...

LeBron James Named Most Influential Celebrity in the Election

The election is still days away, but LeBron James has already won his own vote as the most influential celebrity ...

Democrats Win Court Victories in North Carolina and Pennsylvania Elections

The Supreme Court has blocked Republican plans to prevent extensions for counting ballots in next week’s presidential election in two ...

Protests Continue in Philadelphia After Fatal Police Shooting

Local residents in seven districts of Philadelphia have been asked by Philadelphia police to remain at home after demonstrators continued ...

Early Voting Hits Record Numbers

With the presidential election less than a week away, Americans are voting in droves and beating past trends in the ...

Amy Coney Barrett Confirmed as Supreme Court Justice

Despite Senate Democrats’ attempts to slow down the process, the Senate confirmed Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court ...

NASA Finds Evidence of Water on the Moon

A team of NASA scientists using the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy — a Boeing 747 with a telescope at ...

The Weeknd, Roddy Ricch Earn Most American Music Award Nominations

The Weeknd and rapper Roddy Ricch received eight nods each for the 2020 American Music Awards, according to Variety. That ...

Senate Likely to Confirm Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett Today

Judge Amy Coney Barrett, whose hurried nomination to the Supreme Court has been highly debated, is expected to be confirmed ...

FDA Approves Remdesivir as Coronavirus Treatment

The FDA has officially approved Remdesivir, an antiviral drug from Gilead Sciences, as a treatment for the Coronavirus, according to ...

Ariana Grande Releases Presidential “Positions” Music Video

Ariana Grande leads the White House in her just-released music video, “Positions,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. Marking her first ...

Biden and Trump Clash on Coronavirus at Final Debate

The final presidential debate, which took place in Nashville, Tennessee, last night, was more civilized than the first one without ...

Regal Cinemas to Reopen Eleven Locations in New York After Pandemic Closures

Cineworld, the parent company of Regal Cinemas, closed more than 500 theaters a couple of weeks ago because of coronavirus, ...

Quibi Calls it Quits After Only Six Months

Quibi, the short form video streaming service designed for your phone, is now folding after six months, according to the ...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Streamed ‘Among Us’ on Twitch to Encourage Voting

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tried to stay alive on her alien spaceship last night as she played the popular video game ...

Supreme Court Allows Three-Day Ballot Count Extension in Pennsylvania

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled election officials in Pennsylvania must accept mail-in ballots that arrive up to three days ...

Trump Attacks Dr. Fauci and Spews Coronavirus Lies on Campaign Call

On a campaign call, President Trump said people are sick of hearing about the pandemic which has now killed more ...

Microphones Will be Muted During Some of Next Presidential Debate

The second and final Presidential Debate is scheduled for Thursday night, and some different rules will be in place this ...

More Companies Extend Work From Home Through Next Summer

As Covid-19 continues to present an uncertain future ahead at companies nationwide, many have chosen to extend their work from ...

Nancy Pelosi Sets Tuesday Deadline to Approve Stimulus Deal

If Congress wants to pass a coronavirus stimulus relief bill before Election Day, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said she ...

Biden and Trump Held Dueling Town Halls Last Night

Last night was meant to be night two of the Presidential Debates, until President Trump contracted Covid-19 and refused to ...

Britney Spears Wins a Victory in Conservatorship Case

Britney Spears won a small victory in court yesterday in her conservatorship battle against her father, Jamie Spears, according to ...

Apple Unveils iPhone 12 Lineup

Apple has introduced its new range of iPhone 12s, which include four devices with 5G, according to The Verge. The ...

“The Batman” Resumes Production in England

After taking a break from shooting, “The Batman” film is back in production, according to CNN. The movie was forced ...

New York Issues Over $150,000 in Fines for Covid-19 Violations

New York City officials have issued over $150,000 in fines since Friday for Covid-19 violations as a result of pandemic-related ...

Lakers Win Their 17th NBA Championship

The Los Angeles Lakers, led by LeBron James and Anthony Davis, won their 17th championship playing against the Miami Heat, ...

Joe Biden Town Hall to Take Place on Night of Second Presidential Debate

A town hall with Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden will take place next week on what would have been the ...

Viral TikTok Sends Fleetwood Mac’s Song, “Dreams,” to Biggest Streaming Week Ever

Fleetwood Mac’s “Dreams,” the 1977 Billboard No. 1 hit, garnered more than 8.4 million streams nationwide last week — its ...

Harris and Pence Faced Off in Last Night’s Vice Presidential Debate

The first and only vice presidential debate between Democratic candidate Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence took place at ...

SNL Paid the Audience at Last Weekend’s Show

After having been shut down since March due to the Coronavirus, “Saturday Night Live” was back in the studio last ...

Trump Delays Coronavirus Relief Talks Until After the Election

President Trump, who is still being treated for the Coronavirus at the White House, told Republicans to no longer hold ...

J Balvin is Latest to Join Forces with McDonald’s for Celebrity Meal

After the success of McDonald’s partnership with rapper Travis Scott for his “Travis Scott Meal,” the fast food chain is ...

Delivering Covid-19 Vaccines Will Be a Challenge for Cargo Airlines

Companies may be racing to manufacture a Covid-19 vaccine, but delivering the vaccine when it is ready is expected to ...

California Wildfires Close to Covering 4 Million Acres

The California wildfires could soon reach a dangerous milestone by hitting 4 million acres this year, according to the Associated ...

Trump Briefly Leaves Hospital to Greet Supporters

Despite being infectious and contagious after testing positive for Covid-19, President Trump opted to leave his hospital bed at Walter ...

Subway Sandwich Bread is Not Legally Bread, Irish Court Says

Ireland’s Supreme Court has issued a ruling stating when it comes to tax law, bread served on Subway’s hot sandwiches ...

Trump Tests Positive for Covid-19

The President and First Lady have both tested positive for the coronavirus, according to CNN. This news comes in the ...

Facebook Implements New Guidelines for Internal Employee Speech

Facebook is outlining new rules it employees must abide by for employee communications within Workplace, the company’s internal social network, ...

NFL Forced to Postpone First Game Due to Coronavirus

The NFL has postponed this Sunday’s Pittsburgh Steelers-Tennessee Titans game that was scheduled to be played in Nashville after five ...

Covid-19 Cases Surge Among College-Aged Students

Just as colleges and universities reopened nationwide in August and September, Covid-19 cases began to surge, according to CNN. CDC ...

Presidential Debate Erupts into Chaos

The first presidential debate between Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and President Donald Trump basically consisted entirely of Trump repeatedly ...

Amazon Prime Day Set For October 13 and 14

After a delay this year due to the pandemic and a surge of online orders, Amazon Prime Day, the company’s ...

Democrats Release New Coronavirus Stimulus Proposal

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Judge Cracks Down on Postal Service’s Changes to Election Mail

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California Governor Bans New Gas Cars by 2035

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Coronavirus Deaths Pass 200,000 in the U.S.

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Elon Musk Promises a $25,000 Tesla in the Future

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Federal Judge Rules Against Trump in Nevada Mail-In Voting Lawsuit

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Trump to Block TikTok and WeChat Downloads Starting Sunday

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Barbados Will Remove Queen Elizabeth as Head of State

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Steve Cohen Makes Record Deal to Buy the New York Mets

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Taylor Swift to Perform at ACM Awards for First Time in Seven Years

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Twitter Will Label or Hide Tweets That Aim to Undercut the Election

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Northern California Wildfire is Largest in State’s History

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Trump Admitted to Lying to Downplay Coronavirus Threat

Trump admitted he was trying to downplay the severity of Covid-19 in recorded interviews just released from journalist Bob Woodward’s ...

Apple Announces Sept. 15 Event, But No New iPhones Yet

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Taylor Swift’s ‘folklore’ is No. 1 for Sixth Straight Week, Tying Whitney Houston’s Record

Taylor Swift’s “folklore” album leads the Billboard 200 chart for a sixth week at No. 1, according to Billboard. The ...

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“The Batman” Pauses Production After Robert Pattinson Tests Positive For Covid-19

The filming of The Batman has run into a hitch after its star, Robert Pattinson, has tested positive for the ...

Pinterest Announces No More Election Ads, Staff Will Get Paid Time Off to Vote

Pinterest announced today it will no longer show ads when users search for common election-related terms, including politicians’ names, according ...

CDC Says States to Prepare for Covid-19 Vaccines by November

The federal government is now telling states to expect a Covid-19 vaccine by Nov. 1 at the latest, two days ...

Apple Preparing to Launch 5G iPhones This October

Apple suppliers have orders to build at least 75 million 5G iPhones later this year, showing demand for the cell ...

Dating App Bumble Plans to Go Public

The popular dating app Bumble is preparing to file for an initial public offering early next year at a range ...

BTS Scores First Billboard No. 1

BTS has become the first South Korean group to debut in the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 ...

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NBA Will Resume Playoffs on Saturday with New Initiatives

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Book Publishing Powerhouse Dawn Davis to Head Bon Appétit

Dawn Davis, a vice president at Simon & Schuster, has just been picked to be the new editor-in-chief of Bon ...

Naomi Osaka Drops Out of Tennis Tournament to Protest Police Shootings

Naomi Osaka, the world’s highest-paid female athlete, has chosen to drop out of Thursday’s Western & Southern Open in New ...

NBA, WNBA Games Postponed After Players Protest Jacob Blake Shooting

The NBA decided to postpone all three playoff games scheduled for Wednesday night after the Milwaukee Bucks refused to take ...

Best Buy Will Convert Some Stores to Online Shopping Hubs

Best Buy is eyeing some changes in light of the pandemic – with an increasing number of customers turning to ...

States File New Lawsuit Against Postal Service Changes

New York filed a new federal lawsuit against changes that the U.S. Postal Service has made in advance of the ...

Kanye West is Off the Wisconsin Election Ballot

Rapper Kanye West has been gathering signatures in an attempt to get on the presidential ballot in some states after ...

California Declares State of Emergency Over Wildfires

Over 367 fires are sweeping across California, burning more than 300,000 acres and threatening local residents and homes, according to ...

USPS Chief Stops Controversial Changes Until After Election

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy has buckled to some pressure, announcing he will suspend the controversial changes he had implemented to ...

UNC-Chapel Hill Switches to Remote Learning After Covid-19 Outbreak

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill just announced it will convert to remote learning after reporting 135 new ...

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Democratic National Convention Kicks Off Online

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, this year’s Democratic National Convention will no longer go according to plan with a large ...

Lawmakers Called Back to Congress Over Postal Service Changes

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is calling lawmakers back early from their August recess as a result of concerns about how ...

How the CBD Craze Could Change Pharmacology

Cannabidiol (CBD) is hot. It’s popping up everywhere: in coffee, pastries, toast, cocktails, lotions, beauty masks, haircare products, and more. ...

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In what looks like it could be a fashionable reboot to the classic film Snow Dogs (2002), this dog looks ...

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Apple May Begin Offering Subscription Bundles this Fall

Apple is preparing to launch a series of subscription bundles with its new iPhones this fall, according to Gizmodo. The ...

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Big Ten conference presidents and chancellors have voted against having a sports season this fall due to Covid-19, but they’re ...

Joe Biden Chooses Kamala Harris as His Running Mate

Sen. Kamala Harris of California has made history as Joe Biden’s pick for his Democratic running mate, making her the ...

MTA Needs Apple’s Help to Unlock iPhones without Removing Masks

New York’s mass transit agency has a problem with iPhone users removing their masks on trains in order to unlock ...

New Zealand Marks 100 Days Without Community Spread of Coronavirus

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has a lot to smile about as New Zealand just went 100 days with ...

66 NFL Players to Opt Out of Season Due to Coronavirus

This year’s NFL season may look a lot different. A total of 66 players — nearly half of them linemen ...

Trump Signs Executive Order to Ban TikTok and WeChat in 45 Days

After a weekend of petty threats, President Trump finally issued an executive order on Thursday to ban TikTok and WeChat ...

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Trump wants to sign an executive order to ban TikTok nationwide as pressure builds for its Chinese owner, ByteDance, to ...

Taylor Swift to Release Eighth Studio Album ‘folklore’ Tonight

Taylor Swift announced in a series of Instagram posts this morning that she plans to drop a surprise album at ...

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Twitter is recovering from a challenging day yesterday when many celebrities, from former President Barack Obama and Bill Gates to ...

California Goes Back Under Lockdown as Coronavirus Cases Surge

In a reversal of loosened restrictions, California is now re-closing all of its indoor operations and businesses in the hope ...

Washington Redskins to Finally Change Team Name and Logo

Team officials have revealed the Washington Redskins plan to change the team’s logo and name, according to CNN; however, the ...

Google Bans Product Ads That Secretly Monitor and Track You

Google has decided it will no longer allow ads for products or services that aim to track or monitor another ...

Supreme Court Rules Half of Oklahoma is a Native American Reservation

The Supreme Court has ruled half of the state of Oklahoma is a Native American reservation, according to Reuters. The ...

Disney Set to Reopen This Weekend Despite Coronavirus Surge in Florida

Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, will reopen this Saturday, despite the fact Coronavirus cases statewide are on the rise, ...

Ivy Leagues Cancel Fall 2020 Sports Season

As the discussions regarding in-person vs. online education plans next year continues at colleges and schools nationwide, the Ivy Leagues ...

Colin Kaepernick Announces Partnership with Disney

Former San Francisco 49ers player turned civil rights activist has just signed a first-look deal between the Walt Disney Company ...

Ivy League Schools Reveal Plans for Fall 2020

Harvard, Princeton and Yale Universities have revealed their plans for the upcoming fall semester and have decided to drastically limit ...

U.S. Could Potentially Ban Tiktok and Other Chinese Social Media Apps

The U.S. is investigating possibly banning short form video app TikTok as well as other Chinese social media apps, Secretary ...

Hamilton Arrives on Disney+ Just in Time for the Holiday Weekend

The award-winning Broadway musical Hamilton hits Disney+ this weekend as millions of Americans prepare for Fourth of July weekend. The ...

Apple Reclosing Retail Stores as Coronavirus Cases Spike

Apple is reclosing 30 additional stores nationwide due to the increase in Covid-19 cases especially in hard-hit states, according to ...

Kobe Bryant Chosen for Two Covers of NBA 2K21

Kobe Bryant, the late Los Angeles Lakers star, is set to grace the front of the current and next-gen “Mamba ...

Netflix to Invest $100 Million in Black-Owned Banks

Netflix plans to invest in Black-owned banks to help close the wealth gap in America, according to CNN. The streaming ...

Reddit Shuts Down Pro-Trump Group for Hate Speech

A pro-Trump forum on Reddit, known as “The_Donald,” has been banned for repeatedly violating  hate speech rules, according to CBS ...

California Orders Bar Closures in Seven Counties as Coronavirus Cases Spike

In the midst of rising coronavirus cases in California, Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered Los Angeles and six other counties, ...

European Union May Stop Welcoming U.S. Visitors

The European Union could ban American visitors due to the handling of the Coronavirus outbreak nationwide, according to Gizmodo. Officials ...

Why We Throw Our Money at Marvel’s Cinematic Universe

It’s seems to always be raining money in the Marvel Universe. The studio has grossed $17.3 billion with 20 movies ...

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David Bowie asks “is there life on Mars?” The X-Files made alien conspiracies cool. Blink-182 frontman Tom Delonge started his ...

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The math behind weight loss is easy to understand, but it’s really, really hard to implement. Consume fewer calories than ...

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Depression and anxiety are linked to circuitry in the brain involved in self-reflection, which tends to be the mind’s default ...

Millennials Experience Higher Credit Denial Rates Than Ever

Credit scores are your golden ticket into participating in the economy and becoming a “true” adult. Unfortunately, for many millennials, ...

Psilocybin Finally Entering Mental Healthcare Thanks to Oregon

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Rising Student Debt Cripples Graduates, Threatens Economy

A college degree is supposed to be a liberating achievement that proves you have the skills and knowledge to pursue ...

Rent vs. Buy: the Real Costs of Owning a Home

Many claim that buying is a great investment while renting is just throwing money away. That logic, however, is questionable ...

The Exploitation of College Athletes

The NCAA has historically had rules in place that classify college athletes as “amateurs,” which allows the organization to avoid ...

Lori Loughlin to Plead Guilty in College Admissions Scandal

Former TV actress Lori Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, will plead guilty in the college admissions scandal ...

The Government Needs to Break Up Tech Monopolies

In March 2019 Spotify published a video dragging on Apple for underhanded monopolizing. When a Spotify user upgraded to a ...

TikTok Users Band Together to Fight Racist Censorship

Non-black TikTok creators teamed up with Black creators on Tuesday to protest the app’s policies as part of the #ImBlackMovement, ...

Ohio Officials Declare Racism a Public Health Crisis

Franklin County, Ohio, which encompasses the state’s capital of Columbus and is the state’s largest county, has officially declared racism ...

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Many Companies Are Failing Their Essential Workers

The pandemic has cast a spotlight on essential workers, but many say their employers are not doing enough to protect ...

Elon Musk Defies California Lockdown Orders to Open Tesla Factory

Despite lockdown orders in place in California to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, billionaire Elon Musk has reopened ...

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When will you be able to meet up with friends again at your favorite restaurant? It could be just weeks ...