Philip Rivers, 39, will end his playing career ranked fifth all-time in the NFL with 63,440 passing yards and 421 touchdown passes.
The Republican former Indiana governor and his wife, Karen, are expected to attend Joe Biden’s inauguration and will then fly into the Columbus Municipal Airport, where they will be greeted by some supporters.
The decision is likely to give the incoming Biden administration a freer hand to regulate emissions from power plants, one of the major sources of fossil fuel emissions.
A new IndyCar racing team dedicated to giving women opportunities to work in motorsports has submitted an entry for this year’s Indianapolis 500. Simona de Silvestro, the 2010 Indy 500 rookie of the year, will drive the No. 16 car.
A panel of experts commissioned by the World Health Organization has criticized China and other countries for not moving to stem the initial outbreak of the coronavirus earlier and questioned whether the United Nations health agency should have labeled it a pandemic sooner.
Treasury Secretary nominee Janet Yellen is calling on Congress to do more to fight a deep pandemic-induced recession, saying the threats of a longer and even worse downturn are too great to cut back on support now.
Joe Biden is expected to take swift executive actions to reverse other Trump immigration actions, including an end to the prohibition on arrivals from several predominantly Muslim countries.
The Census Bureau director’s departure comes as the statistical agency is crunching the numbers for the 2020 census, which will be used to determine how many congressional seats and Electoral College votes each state gets.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said Monday he will seek legal damages if reports are true that Joe Biden plans to scrap the pipeline upon taking office.
President-elect Joe Biden has chosen Rohit Chopra to be the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. He announced the move Monday, along with his intent to nominate Gary Gensler as the next chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus nonetheless hailed the scientific achievement behind rolling out coronavirus vaccines less than a year after the pandemic erupted in China.
China eked out 2.3% economic growth in 2020, likely becoming the only major economy to expand as shops and factories reopened relatively early from a shutdown to fight the coronavirus while the United States, Japan and Europe struggled with rising infections.
A Democratic-backed proposal that would unlink Indiana from the current federal minimum wage that’s remained at $7.25 an hour since 2009 is unlikely to get traction in the General Assembly.
About 25,000 members of the National Guard are streaming into Washington from across the country. Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb said last week that he would be deploying 625 troops to Washington from Jan. 16-22.
Aside from a single protester for a separate cause—the war on drugs—the only individuals on site were from local news organizations or people walking their dogs.
Stocks have run out of steam since the S&P 500 set a record high a week ago amid optimism that COVID-19 vaccines and more stimulus from Washington will bring an economic recovery.
Bill sponsor Sen. Jack Sandlin of Indianapolis referred to the legislation as a “preemptive measure.”