Author: Meredith St. Henry

Nevada, Pennsylvania Certify Biden as Winner of Electoral Votes

The transition to the Biden presidency is underway as more states certify their election results. Nevada and Pennsylvania officially handed over their electoral votes on Tuesday to President-elect Joe Biden. The Associated Press projected Biden won the election on Nov. 7 after unofficial results showed Pennsylvania went to Biden, providing him with the minimum 270 electoral votes he needed to…

Corn and Cob: Pres. Trump to Pick National Thanksgiving Turkey

What, you haven’t jumped on the bed before? 😅 Getting cozy for the night – gotta get that beauty sleep. Thanks for welcoming the flock to D.C.! #PresidentialTurkey pic.twitter.com/CbVHMxbuJt — National Turkey Federation (@natlturkeyfed) November 23, 2020 An annual White House tradition lives on. Tuesday in the Rose Garden, two turkeys will be presented to President Trump. Both will be…

Regeneron Antibody Therapy Given to Pres. Trump Starts Distribution

FDA to Meet on Dec. 10 About COVID-19 Vaccines

The U.S. is starting to distribute Regeneron, the antibody combination that was instrumental in President Trump’s COVID-19 recovery. 30,000 courses are set for distribution Tuesday. The Food and Drug Administration is also taking steps to approve two coronavirus vaccines. It’s planned multiple meetings with the FDA’s vaccine advisory committee. A meeting focusing on Pfizer’s application for emergency use of its…

Presidential Transition Can Now Begin

The transition of power from the Trump administration to a Biden presidency can now begin. The General Services Administration officially acknowledged Joe Biden as the “apparent winner” of the presidential election. In a letter sent by the GSA to President-elect Biden Monday, they said the White House is ready to begin the formal transition process. This means Biden will have…

Former NYC Mayor David Dinkins Dies at 93

David Dinkins, the first and only African American mayor of New York City, has died. He was 93-years-old. The New York Police Department confirmed Dinkins died of natural causes. After becoming the city’s 106th mayor in 1990, Dinkins promised to be hard on crime and sensitive towards racial issues. He was known for creating both fashion and restaurant week in New…

Adopt-A-Pet Tuesday: Gulliver, Brownie & Wobbles

GULLIVER Show Caption Hide Caption BROWNIE Show Caption Hide Caption WOBBLES Show Caption Hide Caption It’s Adopt-A-Pet Tuesday on Michigan This Morning! This week we have Gulliver, Brownie and Wobbles–just three of Northern Michigan’s many great, adoptable animals waiting for a loving family to take them home. First up, meet Gulliver. He is a Labrador retriever mix. Gulliver is a…

AstraZenca Says its Vaccine is 90% Effective, Cheaper, Easier to Store

Another vaccine maker has announced its coronavirus vaccine is highly effective. Monday morning, the European drug manufacturer AstraZeneca said late-stage trials for its vaccine show it’s 90% effective. Unlike its American rivals, the AstraZenca vaccine does not have to be stored in extreme cold temperatures, making it easier to distribute. This vaccine is also cheaper. Pfizer has applied for an…

2 People Dead in California After Church Stabbing

In California, two people are dead and multiple others are injured after a stabbing at a church in San Jose. The stabbing happened late Sunday night at Grace Baptist Church. Police say there is no confirmation of an arrest and no services were taking place at the time of the incident. But homeless people had been brought to the church…

Trump Campaign Appeals Pennsylvania Ruling

The Trump campaign is continuing its efforts to overturn the results of the presidential election saying there was widespread fraud, a claim they have yet to produce any evidence of. The campaign is appealing after a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit aimed at blocking the certification of votes in Pennsylvania. Judge Matthew Brann, a conservative Republican, says the campaign’s arguments…

20 Million Could Be Vaccinated By Year’s End

U.S. health experts are predicting life will not return to normal until a vaccine is widely distributed around the country. While we wait for approval of a vaccine, nearly 257,000 Americans have died from COVID-19. Check the graph below to see more. Monday Morning, AstraZeneca became the third drug maker to say its late-stage trials for its vaccine show it’s…