Republicans defeated Democrats' For the People Act in the Senate Wednesday, with all 50 GOP senators voting against it. The bill needed 60 votes to overcome the filibuster used by Republicans, and Democrats would have needed 10 Republicans to overcome that filibuster.
The theory that the COVID-19 pandemic originated from a laboratory leak in Wuhan, China is gaining traction and media coverage after it was initially dismissed early on in the pandemic. Last week, a report revealed that three researchers at the Wuhan Institute of Virology
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to wind down in the United States as vaccination rates rise and communities ease their public health restrictions. The seven-day average numbers of new cases and hospitalizations in the U.S.