GOP Unveils Coronavirus Plan To Include Second Stimulus Check, And Cuts In Unemployment Benefits

On Monday, Senate Republicans unveiled their $1 trillion economic relief plan that would provide a second round of $1,200 coronavirus stimulus payments to many American adults and slash enhanced federal unemployment payments from $600 a week to $200. The release of the plan marked the start of negotiations that will involve House Democrats, who passed […]

Trump Campaign Cancels Republican National Convention In Florida Due To Coronavirus Concerns

On Thursday, President Donald Trump announced the cancellation of the Jacksonville, Fla., component of the Republican National Convention. Trump said that the portions of the rally planned to take place in Florida would be replaced with online events citing surging COVID-19 numbers in the state. Trump said, “The timing for this event is not right, […]

China Pledges Retaliation After U.S. Orders Consulate In Houston Closed Within 72 Hours

The United States said on Wednesday it had given China 72 hours to close China’s consulate in Houston “to protect American intellectual property and Americans’ private information.” The decision marked an escalation of tensions between the world’s two biggest economies amid fresh accusations of Chinese espionage in the United States. In response, Chinese state media […]

President Trump To Deploy More Federal Agents To Cities In Effort To Crack Down On Violence

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump announced his plan to send federal agents to cities including Chicago and Albuquerque, in order to crack down on violent crime. Trump, joined at a White House event by Attorney General William Barr, unveiled an expansion of the “Operation Legend” program to more cities in a further effort by federal […]

Fourteen People Are Injured During Shootout At Chicago Funeral Home

Chicago police say that fourteen people were wounded on Tuesday during a shooting at a Chicago funeral home. One person was in custody, and the victims’ conditions weren’t immediately known, Chicago Police First Deputy Superintendent Eric Carter told reporters Tuesday night. Carter said the shooting, in the city’s Auburn Gresham neighborhood, occurred after a speeding […]