Eric QuintanarApril 17, 20214min
Eight people were killed and seven were injured in Indianapolis late Thursday night after a gunman walked onto a FedEx ground facility property and started shooting, local authorities said early Friday morning. Five of the seven injured were taken to the hospital, while another two were treated on-scene, according to The New York Times. One […]

Eric QuintanarMarch 11, 20214min
The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives approved Wednesday the $1.9 trillion version of the stimulus bill passed in the Senate, clearing the way for President Joe Biden to sign his first major legislative initiative in the coming days. The legislation, dubbed the American Rescue Plan, was approved in the House 220-211 along party lines. No Republicans […]

Eric QuintanarFebruary 28, 20212min
The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives passed “The American Rescue Plan” by a vote of 219-212 early Saturday morning, sending the $1.9 trillion stimulus bill championed by President Joe Biden over to the Senate. The stimulus bill passed with unanimous Republican opposition, and two Democrats — Reps. Jared Golden of Maine and Kurt Schrader of Oregon — also […]

Eric QuintanarFebruary 14, 20218min
The U.S. Senate voted 57-43 to acquit former President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial, after he was charged by the House of Representatives with incitement of insurrection in connection with the January 6 Capitol building riot. Two-thirds of the Senate, or 67 votes, were required to convict Trump. All Democrats voted in favor […]

Eric QuintanarDecember 13, 20205min
President Donald Trump released a video statement Friday evening after the FDA approved the first COVID-19 vaccine for the general public under an emergency use authorization, lauding America’s capacity to develop a “medical miracle” in record time and the capacity of Operation Warp Speed to bring a vaccine to the America public before the end […]

Eric QuintanarDecember 6, 20204min
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos extended the federal government’s moratorium on mandatory federal student loan payments, postponing the deadline for the third time since Congress passed the first major COVID-19 relief package back in late March. Under the new forbearance period, Americans with federal student loans can put a halt to mandatory payments until January […]

Eric QuintanarNovember 17, 20207min
SpaceX launched four astronauts aboard a privately built craft late Sunday from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, marking the second time the company has sent American astronauts to the International Space Station from U.S. soil. The Falcon 9 Rocket launched around 7:30pm EST, carrying aboard three American astronauts — Commander Mike Hopkins, Shannon Walker, […]