‘Stop Tokyo Olympics’ Petition With Over 350,000 Signatures Submitted to Organizers
To date, the conservative but official report is that Japan has spent $15.4 billion to organize the Olympics in Tokyo.
Ohio Will Give 5 People $1 Million Each For Taking the COVID-19 Vaccine
We've seen donuts, baseball tickets, and free shots (of alcohol) but now Ohio is raising the stakes on vaccinations.
Pfizer COVID-19 Shot Expanded to US Children as Young as 12
Shots could begin soon once a federal vaccine panel issues recommendations for using the vaccine in 12- to 15-year-olds.
Louisiana Group Calls for End to Enhanced Unemployment Benefits
At least one other state has eliminated federal unemployment benefits and replaced them with a hiring bonus to incentivize workers to get back on the job.
Town Spends COVID Relief Money on 43-Foot Giant Squid Statue
If Josh Guillory had $6.2M in coronavirus relief, and he used $230,000 to build a statue of a big crawfish to put outside of city hall, what would you think?
Cruises: One Step Closer to Reality with ‘Trial Runs’
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has issued guidelines for cruise operators to follow that would allow them to sail in US waters on a trial basis.
Flower Shortage Could Affect Mother's Day and Wedding Season
Because of the pandemic flowers for Mother's Day and Springtime weddings could be in short supply.
FDA Expected to OK Pfizer Vaccine for Teens Within Week
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to authorize Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for kids ages 12 to 15 by next week, setting up shots for many before the beginning of the next school year.