In Moscow, some journalists covering the protests were detained, drawing a rebuke from the U.S. Embassy. Pictured: A man gestures as he climbed up on New Year's decorations next to statue of Alexander Pushkin during a protest against the jailing of opposition leader Alexei Navalny in Moscow … [Read more...] about Alexei Navalny’s supporters clash with police into the night after throwing SNOWBALLS at officers as hundreds of thousands join anti-Putin protests across Russia, his wife is arrested and the US condemns ‘brutal tactics’ of cops beating protesters
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“I just can’t believe it,” she said, according to U.S. Ski and Snowboard. “I don’t know how many top sixes I have had [editor’s note: seven before Saturday] and so to finally have that podium moment, let alone that first place is incredible.” … [Read more...] about A Winter Olympian named Winter? Marathon whiz kid wins aerials World Cup.
August-September: Congress fails to pass new COVID-19 relief bill With COVID-19 and increased unemployment still prevalent in the United States, Americans have been asking for a new relief bill, hopefully providing another stimulus payment and extending the $600 unemployment insurance that expired on July 31. However, Congress has stalled at passing a comprehensive economic stimulus package since the CARES Act in March. House Democrats and Senate Republicans have not been able to agree on how much this new bill should cost, and how much of those funds should go toward unemployed Americans, state funding, and struggling businesses. It's growing more unlikely that there will be any new relief bills before Election Day on Nov. 3, as both chambers of Congress are supposed to be in recess for most of October . … [Read more...] about From Wuhan to the White House: A Timeline of COVID-19’s Spread
King remained in Miami for years, eventually getting hired as a columnist for the Miami Herald in 1965. In 1971, he was arrested in Miami on charges of grand larceny, which led to his suspension from the station and newspaper where he was employed. Although the charges were dismissed the following year, King was not re-hired, prompting him to decamp Florida and head to Louisiana, where he worked as a freelance journalist. … [Read more...] about Larry King, legendary talk show host, dies at 87