What we’re reading: 100 million more doses of COVID-19 vaccine to be distributed, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene removed from committees



This Dec. 2, 2020 photo provided by Johnson & Johnson shows vials of the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine in the United States. On Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021, Johnson & Johnson has asked U.S. regulators to clear the world’s first single-dose COVID-19 vaccine, an easier-to-use option that could boost scarce supplies. (Johnson & Johnson via AP)

By Lonyae Coulter

100 million does of COVID-19 vaccine to be distributed

More COVID-19 vaccine shipments are going to pharmacies next week, according to CNN.

They are aiming for the vaccine to go out quickly so more people can get vaccinated.  

One million doses are planned to be distributed to 6,500 stores.

The vaccines will be distributed starting Feb. 11. CVS and Walgreens will get some of the largest shipments of the vaccinations.

House removes Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene from committees Thursday

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., goes back to her office after speaking on the floor of the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

The U.S. House of Representatives voted Rep. Majorie Taylor Greene out from two committees due to her spreading of “hateful and violent” conspiracy theories.

The motion was passed 230-199 with 11 Republicans joining the entire Democratic caucus, according to BBC.

Greene laughed about the situation in a tweet referencing those who voted to remove her.

She said that her district has been stripped of their voice since she was removed.

David Hogg launching pillow company to compete with MyPillow

David Hogg, co-author of #NeverAgain, discusses the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during an interview in New York, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Fourteen students and three staff members were fatally shot and multiple others wounded during the school massacre, on Feb. 14, 2018, in Parkland, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

One Parkland school shooting survivor and gun control advocate is now planning to launch a pillow company.

On Thursday, David Hogg got the idea from a tweet from entrepreneur William LeGate, according to NBC.

The duo questioned if they want to put Michael J. Lindell’s, CEO of MyPillow, company out of business.

Some took it as a joke, but Hogg said he was serious about the business venture.

Fishermen stranded by ice floes in Wisconsin

A powerful winter storm left dozens stranded by ice floes in Wisconsin.

In Door County, Wis., US Coast Guard personnel and local and state officials rescued 66 people from three separate ice floes, sheets of ice that had broken loose from the water’s frozen surface, the Coast Guard said in a news release, according to CNN.

All 66 people were rescued without any injuries.

On Friday, it is expected for the winter weather to be followed by a flash freeze and falling temperatures.