Google and Facebook among the companies to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for employees

Google is postponing a return to the office for most workers until mid-October, instead of its previous target date of Sept. 1.  The company plans to mandate a policy that will require employees to be vaccinated in an attempt to fight the spread of the COVID-19 delta variant. Facebook also announced a vaccine mandate for […]

Senate advances bipartisan infrastructure deal

Hours after bipartisan Senate negotiators reached a deal on an infrastructure package on Wednesday, the chamber voted to advance it, with a final vote on the bill expected shortly. The procedural motion was approved 67-32, with 17 Republicans joining all Democrats to begin legislative action. Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell, was among those voting to […]

NJ Devils agree to 7-year, $63M contract with Hurricanes defenseman Dougie Hamilton

Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Dougie Hamilton has agreed to a seven-year, $63 million deal with the New Jersey Devils. The 28-year-old Hamilton’s departure from Carolina was anticipated after he and the Hurricanes were unable to reach agreement on a new contract during the season, and was granted permission to seek a sign-and-trade elsewhere. Hamilton joined the […]

Nationals–Phillies game postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak

MLB announced that the Nationals vs. Phillies game on Wednesday was postponed in order for testing and contact tracing to be continued on the Nationals. Wednesday’s game was originally scheduled for 7:05 p.m. ET at Citizen’s Bank Park. A COVID-19 outbreak in Washington’s clubhouse was first reported after 12 members of the Nationals organization tested […]

Dwight Yoakam joins Carrie Underwood to perform together at CMA Summer Jam

Carrie Underwood took to social media to share news about her dream-come-true collaboration during the first night of the 2021 CMA Summer Jam at the Ascend Ampitheater in Nashville.   Underwood’s special guest collaborator was the one and only Dwight Yoakam, and the two shared the stage to perform one his biggest hits, 1993’s “A Thousand Miles […]

Dolly Parton releases new song ‘Sent From Above’ to celebrate the launch of her new perfume

Dolly Parton announced on social media the release of her new song, “Sent From Above,” the theme of her brand new fragrance, ‘Scent From Above,’ which is set to launch on July 28. Parton said her venture into the beauty world was two years in the making. The ‘Scent From Above’ collection will be comprised […]

FX releases latest teaser trailer for Season 10 ‘American Horror Story: Double Feature’

FX has released the teaser trailer for Season 10 of American Horror Story, dubbed: ‘American Horror Story: Double Feature.’  Series co-creator Ryan Murphy first announced Season 10’s title in March, promising two stories in one: “One by the sea… one by the sand.” The trailer showcases a mix of aliens, vampires, sharks, and bullets. It […]

Netflix drops the first trailer for Paris Hilton’s “Cooking with Paris”

Netflix dropped its first trailer for Paris Hilton’s unscripted reality series ‘Cooking with Paris’ which sees Hilton invite her celebrity friends over for dinner. The six episode series has Paris attempting to wow her guests with homecooked dishes she only ‘sort of’ knows how to make. Amidst a montage of humorous mishaps seen in the […]

CDC changes mask guidance for those vaccinated, urging mask wearing indoors and in areas with high risk of virus transmission

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revised its guidance on mask wearing. In a reversal of its earlier position, on Tuesday the agency recommended that fully vaccinated people wear masks indoors, if they live in areas with significant or high spread. Many public health experts had been urging the agency to change its […]

Capitol police officers give testimony about defending the Capitol on Jan. 6

On Tuesday, the Capitol police officers who were injured while fighting off rioters during the Jan. 6 attack described to the House select committee what it was like on the front lines. The hearing was the first for the committee, which was formed to probe the attack by radical supporters of former President Donald Trump, […]