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The Senate confirmed President Joe Biden’s pick for agriculture secretary, Tom Vilsack. It’s not a new role for Vilsack, as he served as Secretary of Agriculture for eight years under former President Obama. Despite his experience, Vilsack will face several new challenges.

Over 500,000 Americans have now died from COVID-19. It’s become one of the leading causes of death in the United States, along with heart disease and cancer. At the same time,

Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency And The Future Of The Dollar

Feb 23, 2021

Paid for anything in cryptocurrency lately? The value of a single bitcoin reached a high of $50,000 for the first time in mid-February 2021. Mastercard has announced it’s bringing cryptocurrency onto its network.

The Hit List (Or, The 1A Pop Culture Roundup)

Feb 23, 2021

How would we make it through this cold, pandemic winter if not for movies, TV and music?

The Line For The Shot: The Ethics Of COVID-19 Vaccination

Feb 22, 2021

Who gets a vaccine and when are important questions to consider as the U.S. looks to end the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to the logistical questions that come with a vaccine rollout, there are ethical ones many are grappling with as well.