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New York officials confirm 5 cases of omicron Covid variant across state

An advertisement outside a hospital promoting COVID-19 testing in New York City on November 19, 2021. Spencer Platt | Getty Images Five cases have been confirmed in New York by the governor of Covid-19. Kathy Hochul spoke out late Thursday night, just hours after the discovery of Covid-19 variants in Minnesota-Colorado. At a press conference, […]

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Tesla seeks tariff waiver for graphite from China for batteries

Tesla CEO Elon Tesla attends the Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory Gigafactory Launch Ceremony in Shanghai, China. January 7, 2019, Aly Song | Reuters Tesla is one of the many auto industry companies asking for the U.S. Trade Rep to extend tariff waivers on imported parts and materials from China that are used in the manufacture or […]

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DOJ probing Andrew Cuomo sexual harassment claims

Andrew Cuomo, Governor of New York, speaks at a news conference in New York on May 10, 2021. Mary Altaffer | AFP | Getty Images U.S. Department of Justice investigates claims of sexual harassment against former New York Governor. Andrew Cuomo, a newly disclosed document reveals. Cuomo has already denied any wrongdoing. was known to […]

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Biden says no lockdowns, won’t expand vaccine mandates this winter

U.S. president Joe Biden talks about the plans of his administration to defeat coronavirus diseases (COVID-19), and the rise of Omicron variants during his visit at the National Institutes of Health. This was on December 2, 2021 in Bethesda Maryland. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters President Joe BidenOn Thursday, he stated that his plans to combat […]

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White House reaches deal to reinstate Trump-era ‘Remain-in-Mexico’ asylum policy

Thursday’s announcement by the Biden administration was that it had reached a settlement with Mexico to restore a Trump-era policy which required asylum seekers to remain in Mexico until they were granted an immigration hearing. On Monday, the program will resume at one border point and eventually will include seven entry points including San Diego, […]

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Thousands could lose or sell homes

New Mexico is experiencing a new era of housing construction. E+ | E+ | Getty Images As Covid-related mortgage bailouts expire, thousands of homeowners may lose their homes. When the pandemic strike early last year in the United States, large banks and mortgage servicesrs launched emergency programs, which shut down huge swathes. Many homeowners could […]

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Minnesota reports second U.S. omicron case in resident who traveled to NYC

Outside a hospital, a sign advertises COVID-19 Testing on November 19, 2021 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images According to the Minnesota Department of Health, Thursday was confirmed by Minnesota’s public health officials that there is a second case in the United States of the omicron Covid variant. The victim had just […]

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Omicron clouds outlook for international travel that was just turning a corner

One passenger arrives at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. This is as the countries are reacting to Omicron’s new variant of coronavirus Omicron amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Washington. REUTERS/Carlos Barria Carlos Barria | Reuters Spreading the Covid-19 variant of the micron omicron could delay travel industry recovery. This is a new challenge after international […]

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House strikes deal on funding bill

One man strolls past the U.S. Capitol as Washington’s government shuts down, September 30, 2021. Leah Millis | Reuters The House came to a compromise on Thursday over a bill short-term funding government. This would stop a Friday shutdown. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.), Chair of the House Appropriations Committee, stated in a statement that the measure […]

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China issues directive to bring Boeing 737 Max back to the skies after more than 2 years

Hainan Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 Hainan Airlines plane can be seen at Haikou Meilan International Airport, Haikou Province, China on March 11, 2019. Visual China Group | Getty Images Chinese aviation regulators on Thursday  instructed airlines to make the changes needed to fly Boeing’s 737 Max planes again, indicating the jets could soon be flying […]