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White House recommits to getting Harriet Tubman on $20 bill after Trump delay

White House recommits to getting Harriet Tubman on $20 bill after Trump delay

The Biden administration says it is “exploring ways to speed up” release of $20 bills featuring Harriet Tubman after the Trump administration delayed the move first initiated by President Barack Obama. “It’s important that our notes, our money — if people don’t know what a note is — reflect the history and diversity of our…MORE

Here are the executive orders Biden has signed so far

Here are the executive orders Biden has signed so far

President Joe Biden has signed a flurry of executive orders, actions and memorandums aimed at rapidly addressing the coronavirus pandemic and dismantling many of President Donald Trump’s policies. The executive actions Biden has taken in the first days of his administration include halting funding for the construction of Trump’s border wall, reversing Trump’s travel ban…MORE

Biden set to reinstate coronavirus-related travel restrictions that Trump lifted

Biden set to reinstate coronavirus-related travel restrictions that Trump lifted

President Joe Biden on Monday will sign a presidential proclamation reinstating the travel restrictions imposed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, White House press secretary Jen Psaki confirmed during her daily briefing. This move will reinstate the restrictions that former President Donald Trump lifted last week, and includes non-US citizens who have been in Brazil, Ireland,…MORE

Baby tyrannosaurs were about the same size as a dog, new research shows

Baby tyrannosaurs were about the same size as a dog, new research shows

Tyrannosaurs were fearsome predators in the dinosaur kingdom, but new research shows their hatchlings were about as big as a medium-sized dog. Researchers studying the first-known fossils of tyrannosaur embryos suggest the dinosaurs were approximately three feet long when they hatched, according to a study from the University of Edinburgh, published Monday. A team of…MORE

READ: Stronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act

The Stronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, which Democratic Rep. Bobby Scott of Virginia plans to introduce Monday, represents a legislative overhaul of the flagship bill addressing child welfare in the US. The new legislation would require the US Department of Health and Human Services to establish national standards for tracking and reporting child…MORE

Democratic congressman to introduce sweeping child abuse prevention bill Monday

Democratic congressman to introduce sweeping child abuse prevention bill Monday

Democratic Rep. Bobby Scott of Virginia will introduce a child abuse prevention bill in the House on Monday, his office told CNN, setting up deliberations for a considerable child welfare investment as experts warn of an increasingly dire situation for at-risk kids. The Stronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act represents a legislative overhaul of…MORE

S&P 500 and Nasdaq hit record highs as volatility grips Wall Street

S&P 500 and Nasdaq hit record highs as volatility grips Wall Street

It was a volatile day on Wall Street, where stocks suddenly tumbled mid-morning before bouncing back. Investors have a lot on their minds: President Joe Biden’s stimulus plan is facing criticism from lawmakers concerned about the deficit, a deluge of corporate earnings is on tap and drug maker Merck pulled its Covid-19 vaccine plans. Meanwhile,…MORE

Justice Department watchdog investigating possible attempt to overturn election results

Justice Department watchdog investigating possible attempt to overturn election results

The Justice Department’s internal watchdog will investigate whether any department official sought to have the department overturn President Joe Biden’s election win. The office of Inspector General Michael Horowitz is launching “an investigation into whether any former or current DOJ official engaged in an improper attempt to have DOJ seek to alter the outcome of…MORE

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