The Historic ‘Firsts’ Of Inauguration Day 2021

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Topline New faces in the White House and the Senate on Wednesday mark milestones for diversity and representation in the U.S. government. Kamala Harris is sworn in as U.S. Vice President by U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia … [+] Sotomayor as her husband Doug Emhoff […]

Stars, Lawmakers And Former Presidents Turn Out for Biden’s Inauguration (Photos)

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Topline While outgoing President Donald Trump was noticeably absent from today’s inauguration, plenty of notable figures turned out for President Joe Biden’s swearing-in Wednesday, including celebrities, former commanders-in-chief and lawmakers from both sides of the aisle. Joe Biden is sworn in as U.S. President during his […]

U.S. Constitution Sales Were Through The Roof During Trump’s Term

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Topline Donald Trump shattered norms and tested the boundaries of presidential power in his four years in office, and that apparently drove Americans to buy copies of the U.S. Constitution in unprecedented numbers as they sought to make sense of it all. President Donald Trump on […]

South African Coronavirus Strain Is 50% More Infectious, Scientists Say

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Topline The coronavirus mutation first identified in South Africa last year is 50% more contagious than previous strains, the country’s top scientists announced Monday, as high numbers of new daily coronavirus infections continue to put South Africa’s healthcare system under massive pressure. Anthony Fauci speaks with […]

Kremlin Critic Alexei Navalny To Be Detained For 30 Days, Russian Court Orders

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Topline One of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s most vocal detractors, Alexei Navalny, will be detained in a Russian jail for 30 days pending trial after returning to Moscow for the first time since his near-fatal poisoning last year, his spokesperson said Monday. Alexei Navalny and his […]

New Coronavirus Strain Detected In More Countries

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Topline Spain is the latest country to confirm cases of a new coronavirus strain first detected in the U.K. that early studies suggest is far more contagious, sparking worries that it could worsen the pandemic. People wearing protective masks crowd Via del Corso in downtown Rome […]

New Coronavirus Strain Is 56% More Infectious, Scientists Estimate

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Topline A study at the London School of Hygiene And Tropical Medicine found the new coronavirus mutation spreading in the U.K. is upwards of 50% more contagious, less than the figure floated by the government when it instituted harsh lockdowns last week but still enough to […]