In Case You Missed It
Mardi Gras has been canceled in New Orleans due to Covid. You’ll have to wear your headdress and thong in private.
People are still going on their silent retreats, only virtually. So it’s less of a retreat and more of an ignore-your-family-session.
President-elect Joe Biden named three Latinos to his senior staff, one of whom is the granddaughter of civil rights leader César Chávez.
An audit of the voting machines in Georgia is complete, and the Republican Secretary of State said that they found no signs of foul play.
Coronavirus Update: Total confirmed U.S. cases as of 5 p.m. ET Tuesday: 11,299,730 — Total deaths: 248,027 — Total recoveries: 4,244,811
- Police in the UK can no longer fine people £10,000 for violating lockdown because they are not sure if they would hold up in court.
- A watchdog group in the UK accuses the government of giving Covid-related contracts to companies with a conflict of interest and wants full disclosure of how this has been done.
- Chuck Grassley, the oldest Republican in the Senate at 87 years old, has tested positive for Covid.
- The FDA has authorized the first at-home Covid test for anyone over the age of 14 so now you can impale your own nose.