Congress expected to vote on COVID relief compromise bill. Here’s what we know.

Congress expected to vote on COVID relief compromise bill. Here's what we know.

After months of leaving Americans to fend for themselves amid the coronavirus pandemic and waves of layoffs, the leaders of Congress said Sunday evening they had reached agreement on a new piece of COVID-19 relief legislation. The announcement came after days of tense negotiations among the leaders of both houses, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi … Read more

The Beatles get silly in our first look at Peter Jackson’s Get Back

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Nearly two years since we first heard tell of the project, Oscar-winning director Peter Jackson has shared a glimpse of his upcoming Beatles documentary, Get Back. Culled from roughly 56 hours of never-before-seen footage—“Great stuff,” Jackson says—the documentary looks to be a looser, more upbeat look at the band’s final years. It serves as a … Read more

Lawmakers say $600 stimulus payments ‘not enough’ as Congress approves Covid relief

Lawmakers say $600 stimulus payments ‘not enough’ as Congress approves Covid relief

(REUTERS) Following a protracted legislative debate over providing critically needed financial relief to millions of Americans during the coronavirus pandemic, progressive lawmakers have criticised a final $900bn deal that includes $600 direct payments as insufficient to address the scale of the crisis. After an 11th-hour deal reached moments before an extended deadline averting a government … Read more

Trump officials attacked CDC virus reports

Trump officials attacked CDC virus reports

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration political appointees tried to block or change more than a dozen government reports that detailed scientific findings about the spread of the coronavirus, a House panel investigating the alleged interference said Monday. Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C., said his coronavirus subcommittee investigators have found evidence of a “political pressure campaign” to … Read more

Chewy Co-Founder Cohen Takes 13% Stake in GameStop

Chewy Co-Founder Cohen Takes 13% Stake in GameStop

GameStop  (GME) – Get Report reported in an SEC filing Monday that activist investor Ryan Cohen, the co-founder of e-commerce firm Chewy  (CHWY) – Get Report, has taken a 12.9% stake (9,001,000 shares) in the video game retailer, through RC Ventures. The shares cost RC Ventures $75,899,399, excluding brokerage commissions, GameStop said. GameStop recently traded at … Read more