Welcome to the Ticker, where world happenings are logged like a chronicle.
March 13, 2020. The US declares a National emergency in response to the COVID-19 epidemic, declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization this week, making $50 Billion available for relief efforts. Among other measures, by executive action the Trump administration waived interest on all federal student loans, partnering with private businesses, and other measures. As of this day 50 deaths are attributed to the virus domestically, and some 5,400 cases worldwide.
February 18, 2020. The world is changing. Sometimes minute-by-minute. To stay up to date, you need a ticker. This is what’s happening.
February 1, 2020. The Brexit countdown has finally reached 00:00, after three long years of the people waiting and fighting for some form of that outcome – that the United Kingdom would leave the European Union. And after 27 years of EU membership since 1993, it’s done just that.
This is what’s happening.