Author: Meredith St. Henry

Sarah Huckabee-Sanders Expected to Run for Arkansas Governor

Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee-Sanders is expected to run for governor of Arkansas. Sources close to Sanders say she’s expected to officially make the announcement Monday. The Republican served under former President Donald Trump from 2017 until 2019 and is the daughter of former Arkansas governor and presidential candidate Mike Huckabee. The current state governor, Gov. Asa Hutchinson,…

McConnell Proposes Delaying Impeachment Trial Until February

Former President Trump is awaiting his impeachment trial. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell wants to delay the trial until February. This will give the former president’s legal team two weeks to prepare their case. Some Democrats are open to the delay only if Republicans work to confirm President Biden’s Cabinet across all departments. The new White House Administration says they’re…

President Biden’s 200-Page COVID-19 Response Plan

President Biden is wasting no time in executing his plan to fight the coronavirus. His administration’s nearly 200-page COVID-19 response plan aims at getting the virus under control. Some of the plans include invoking the defense production act to speed up manufacturing of vaccines, syringes for vaccines, and Personal Protection Equipment for frontline workers. And FEMA will begin creating mass…

15 New York City Vaccination Sites Closed for Lack of Supply

The nation’s death toll from COVID-19 is now climbing beyond 406,000 deaths. But U.S. hospitalizations and new daily cases are trending down. However, frustration continues to grow over efforts to vaccinate everyone. Fifteen vaccination sites are temporarily closed in New York City because of a lack of vaccine supply. And across the country in Los Angleles, vaccine appointments for next…

The Tokyo Olympics Are Still On

The Tokyo Olympics are six months away and Japan says the games will go on even though much of the country is still under emergency orders and they haven’t approved a vaccine yet. The biggest push for the games is the cost. Venues are ready to go and overall, the country has already spent $15 billion. Japan’s Prime Minister says…

Protesters Vandalize Democratic Party Headquarters

Several people in Oregon are under arrest after protesters vandalized the Democratic Party headquarters in Portland. Windows smashed and spray paint on the building, including an anarchy sign on the wall, Police say the riot happened when a group of about 150 people split from a larger protest at Portland’s Revolution Hall. Authorities also say there were run-ins with the…

3 Dead After National Guard Helicopter Crashed in New York

Three soldiers are now dead after a U.S. National Guard Helicopter crashed in upstate New York. Authorities say the crash happened Wednesday about 20 miles south of Rochester. Investigators are working to determine why the UH-60 medical evacuation helicopter crashed. New York’s Division of Military and Naval Affairs says the crew was on a routine training mission. They also said…