Happy Thursday! All those 19-year-olds getting drafted into the NBA last night made your Morning Dispatchers feel old!
Quick Hits: Today’s Top Stories
Pfizer and BioNTech said yesterday they plan to apply for emergency FDA authorization for their COVID-19 vaccine “within days,” after the results from the companies’ Phase III study showed the vaccine to be 95 percent effective against the coronavirus.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced all public schools in the city will move entirely online after New York City’s coronavirus test positivity reached 3 percent, a threshold backed by the city’s powerful teachers’ union. Indoor dining and gyms remain open at a reduced capacity in New York.
Rep. Nancy Pelosi was renominated by House Democrats yesterday to lead the House of Representatives for another two-year term, which she hinted would be her last as speaker.