Bipartisan Group Proposes $900B COVID-19 Stimulus Plan

On Tuesday, a bipartisan group of lawmakers unveiled legislation for a new coronavirus stimulus worth more than $900 billion, hoping to break months of deadlock between the House and Senate. The group specified their “COVID Emergency Relief Framework,” which calls for $288 billion in small-business support and $180 billion for extended unemployment insurance, among other …

Moderna To Seek FDA Approval for COVID-19 Vaccine

On Monday, U.S. biotech firm Moderna said it will seek an emergency use authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate after further clinical trials confirmed it is 94% effective. Moderna plans to request an “EUA” from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and conditional approval from the European Medicines Agency after the latest positive results. Company …

Houston Texans WR Will Fuller Suspended Six Games For PED Usage

Houston Texans wide receiver Will Fuller announced Monday that he has received a six-game suspension for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances. Fuller said in a post on social media that the violation resulted from taking a prescribed medication that wasn’t permitted under the league’s policy. Fuller wrote Monday on Instagram, “”Earlier this year, …

President-elect Biden Selects All-Female White House Senior Communications Team

On Sunday, President-elect Joe Biden announced an all-female White House senior communications team. In a statement, Biden’s transition team issued a statement declaring the team the “first senior White House communications team comprised entirely of women. These qualified, experienced communicators bring diverse perspectives to their work and a shared commitment to building this country back …