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Former Vice President Walter Mondale Dead At 93

UNITED STATES—It was revealed on Monday, April 19 that former Vice President and 1984 Democratic presidential nominee Walter "Fritz" Mondale passed away at age 93 at his home in Minneapolis, Minnesota, according to a family spokesperson. President Joe Biden said in a statement released by The White House that Mondale "was one of the first people to greet me" when...

Media Denied Coverage Of Border Crimes

UNITED STATES—According to March 17 news reports, an unofficial gag order by DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas was implemented banning the media from reporting on border crimes or access to detention facilities.  Reports indicate the largest immigrant surge in history. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents have indicated on their websites apprehensions from March...

MLB All-Star Game Relocates Over Voter Integrity Laws

UNITED STATES—On Friday, April 2, Major League Baseball (MLB) Commissioner, Robert D. Manfred Jr., announced that the 2021 All-Star Game and draft would be moving to the Colorado Rockies Stadium in Denver. The event was to be held at the Atlanta Braves stadium in Georgia. “I have decided the best way to demonstrate our values as a sport is by...

Officer Killed During U.S. Capitol Attack

UNITED STATES—On Friday, April 2, at 1:02 p.m., an assailant drove and struck two United States Capitol Police officers (USCP) and proceeded through the north barricade at the U.S. Capitol injuring one officer and killing another. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dljhKvJ7RYM The suspect drove through the barricade exiting his vehicle approaching and lunging toward U.S. Capitol Police with a knife in hand. The suspect was...

Biden Holds First Press Briefing As President

UNITED STATES—President Joe Biden held his first press briefing on Thursday, March 25, in the East Room at The White House. He had notes in hand and discussed a variety of topics before fielding questions from the press. During the 1 hour and 2 minute briefing, President Biden named Vice President Kamala Harris to take a leading role in the...

Supreme Court Will Review Boston Marathon Bomber’s Case

UNITED STATES — On Monday, March 22, the United States Supreme Court announced that it will review a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit that overturned the death sentence for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in July 2020. Judge O. Rogeriee Thompson wrote in a 224-page opinion on July 31, 2020 that "Dzhokhar will remain...

Malik Halfacre Arrested For Quadruple Murder

INDIANAPOLIS—On Thursday, March 18, Malik Halfacre, the suspect in the quadruple homicide case over stimulus money was charged with four counts of murder, one count of attempted murder, and one count of armed robbery. He was also charged with one count of auto theft and one count of carrying a handgun without a license. Ryan Mears, Marion County prosecutor...

Immigrant Children Housed At Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center

UNITED STATES—In a March 15 email obtained by the Associated Press, government officials announced they would be housing up to 3,000 boys between the ages of 15-17 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas, starting Wednesday, March 17. According to the memo, authorities plan to use the facility for 90 days as a decompression center due to...

Jackpot Winners Make History In Michigan

MICHIGAN—On Friday, March 12, four people in the state of Michigan split the third-largest lottery prize in US history and the largest  in the state at $1.5 billion. The names have not been released from the Powerball drawing on January 22. Officials stated that the individuals are members of an Oakland County lottery club called The Wolverine FLL Club....

Congress Approves New Stimulus Bill

UNITED STATES—On Wednesday, March 10, members of Congress voted and approved the final details of the $1.9 Trillion American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. The relief package will provide a $1,400 check for individuals earning $75,000 or less, or couples earning no more than $150,000 with an adjusted gross income. A child tax credit is also included with an...
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