The House Committee on Financial Services held a virtual hearing on short-sellers, social media, and retail investors. The hearing came in response to the March surge in Gamestop stock and the market volatility that ensued.
During a visit to a community college in Norfolk, Va., President Biden outlined his tax plan, which emphasizes child care benefits as well as an increase in taxes on wealthy individuals and corporations in order to benefit community colleges.
On Sunday, the United States delivered the third of six aid shipments to New Delhi, including 1,000 oxygen cylinders. Britain donated more than 400 oxygen concentrators, and France sent eight oxygen generators, each of which can serve 250 hospitalized patients.
Three people died and more than two dozen were hospitalized after a 40-foot boat being used to smuggle migrants broke apart on a reef off the coast of San Diego Sunday morning, the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department said.
As vaccine eligibility opened to people 18 and older on Saturday, several states reported shortages. India has faced global records for daily coronavirus cases, limited oxygen supplies and a series of deadly hospital accidents.
Four astronauts splashed down off the coast of Panama City, Fla., early Sunday in a Crew Dragon spacecraft, named Resilience, returning safely to Earth from a mission in November to the International Space Station.
At least 16 patients and two health care workers were killed in a blaze that burned through a Covid-19 ward in western India early Saturday, adding grief as the country faces a staggering second coronavirus wave.
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