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Here are the historic firsts in Biden’s administration

Here are the historic firsts in Biden’s administration

Several of President-elect Joe Biden‘s nominees would make history if confirmed by the United States Senate to serve in top roles in his incoming administration. Since winning the election, Biden has made moves to carry out his campaign promise of building an administration that looks like and reflects the diversity of America. Vice President-elect Kamala…MORE

Chipotle adds smoked brisket to its menu for a limited time

Chipotle adds smoked brisket to its menu for a limited time

Chipotle is adding smoked brisket to its menu in select markets in the United States for a limited time. The Mexican food chain says its new beef protein option, which is seasoned with a blend of spices and a Mexican pepper sauce, is already being tested at 64 restaurants in Cincinnati and Sacramento, California. It’s…MORE

George Clooney cuts his own hair with a device attached to a vacuum cleaner

George Clooney cuts his own hair with a device attached to a vacuum cleaner

The coronavirus pandemic forced celebrities to adapt to a brave new world away from their adorning fans, and they responded in myriad ways. Some went to work at their kitchen tables, others soothed the world’s anxieties with a cringe-inducing John Lennon cover, and one reflected on the unity of humankind from her bathtub. But George…MORE

Former astronaut Mark Kelly to be sworn in as a US senator Wednesday

Former astronaut Mark Kelly to be sworn in as a US senator Wednesday

Former astronaut Mark Kelly will be sworn in as a US senator for Arizona at noon ET on Wednesday, a senior Democratic aide told CNN. Kelly defeated Republican Sen. Martha McSally in a special election by more than 78,000 votes. A retired Navy captain and NASA astronaut, Kelly was widely viewed as one of the…MORE

Canada to Trump: You can’t take our prescription drugs

Canada to Trump: You can’t take our prescription drugs

Canada is putting the kibosh on President Donald Trump’s efforts to lower drug prices by importing medications from our northern neighbor. Canadian health minister Patty Hajdu on Friday announced new measures to protect the country’s drug supply from bulk importations that could worsen drug shortages. It bars the distribution of certain drugs outside of Canada…MORE

Nikola shares fall after GM scraps Badger deal and drops equity stake

Nikola shares fall after GM scraps Badger deal and drops equity stake

General Motors is giving up its equity stake in Nikola Motors and scrapping plans to build the electric truck maker’s Badger pickup as part of a new, scaled-back deal between the companies. Nikola shares plunged more than 20% on the news. The new deal replaces an agreement announced in September in which GM had planned…MORE