Today is the Summer Solstice. The term “solstice” comes from the Latin words “sol,” which means sun, and “sistere” which means to stop. Tthis means it’s a great time to reflect and figure out how you want the rest of the year to unfold.
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🇰🇵 North Korea says it has strengthened its nuclear arsenal in anticipation of a “confrontation” with the U.S.
🍝 The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster has been denied its request from the Australian government to be classified as a religion.
🔥 Texans no longer have to conserve energy because the heatwave ended and the power grid is back to normal. Although, we should all conserve energy.
🩳 In men’s fashion: shorty little shorts are in style in time for the first day of summer.
❤️🩹 Many of the separated migrant children have been reunited with their families.
📺 This video for a man named Chris Jones who is running for Governor of Arkansas has gone viral. Watch it and you’ll understand why.
🇪🇹 Ethiopia will hold national elections today in what the country is calling the “first free election.”
Coronavirus Update: 😷 Total confirmed global cases as of 3:00 p.m. ET on Sunday: 178,331,044 — Total deaths: 3,862,251 — Total vaccine doses administered: 2,599,557,683
- A federal judge in Florida has said that cruise ships can sail this month after the state sued the CDC for blocking them.
- The U.S. borders to Mexico and Canada will remain closed to non-essential travel through at least July 21.
- World Cup attendees will require vaccination.
- The U.S. will not likely reach President Biden’s goal of 70% vaccination by July 4 due to the spreading Delta variant.
- American Airlines is cutting back on routes due to the Delta Covid Variant.