Happy Monday. Congrats to Carol, Cynthia, and Gary C for winning our hidden world contest on Friday. The hidden word was mistletoe. Your Morning Invest mugs are being shipped to you. We’ll have many more contests in 2021.
In Case You Missed It.
The Northeast is in store for a major Nor’easter this week, which is expected to bring record snow.
A scientist has discovered the mystery of how sand castles hold together.
Pepperidge Farm cookies will be in short supply this holiday season.
A giant iceberg may be days away from colliding with a small island in the southern Atlantic.
Factory workers stormed an iPhone factory in India, breaking windows and overturning cars to protest working conditions.
The Cleveland Indians will change the team name, dropping “Indian” and the cartoon character mascot in favor of one that does not make a caricature out of an entire culture.
Coronavirus Update: Total confirmed cases as of 3:39 a.m ET Monday: 16,105,795 — Total deaths: 299,147 — Total recoveries: 6,246,605
- The first shipments of a Covid vaccine left factories in freezer trucks on Saturday, bound for airports and distribution centers. The first trucks were applauded as they pulled out.
- Los Angeles County broke a record for Covid hospitalizations and San Francisco had the highest number of new cases over the weekend.
- Germany has been in lockdown for several weeks but it will get stricter over the holidays due to Covid surges.