☀ December 20: Congress poised to vote on stimulus, Moderna vaccine shipments and the ‘Christmas Star’

[Your Morning]

Good morning! It’s Sunday, December 20, 2020. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️⃣💵 Deal on Fed removes obstacle to agreement on COVID-19 economic relief

Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., walks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

2️⃣💉 Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine shots to leave warehouses, widening US push to immunize

The Moderna headquarters is seen on November 30, 2020 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

3️⃣💻 President Trump downplays Russia in first comments on cyberattack


4️⃣🚗 84.5 million people expected to travel during holiday, down 29% from 2019


📱 [Trending] this morning

The ‘Christmas Star’: NASA offers tips on watching once-in-lifetime conjunction of Jupiter, Saturn

The 21st will be the closest Jupiter and Saturn have appeared to most since March 4, 1226.  If you can’t make it out Monday night to see it, NASA Astronomer Henry Throop says the solar system’s two largest planets will appear nearly as close on the 20th and 22nd.


📅 What we’re watching

🔴 The House will meet 12:00 p.m. EST, with first votes expected no earlier than 1:00 p.m. EST. The Senate will meet at 1:00 p.m. EST. 

🔴 CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices will meet at 11:00 a.m. EST.

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