Makenzie Alspaw

Makenzie is a Heavy contributor covering politics and breaking news. She graduated from Vanderbilt University with a degree in English and Mediterranean Studies. Previously, Makenzie worked on the Hill as a congressional intern. She is based in Arlington, VA.
  • New Study Claims US Might Have Saved 36,000 Lives With Earlier Social Distancing Measures

    The study, which estimates that 36,000 lives could have been saved if the U.S. had acted a week earlier, also warns against the rush to reopen.

  • Donald Trump & Ex Marla Maples Celebrate Daughter Tiffany’s Law Degree

  • Colorado Man Opened Fire at Waffle House After Being Told to Wear Mask: Cops

  • Madison Bell: Missing Ohio Teen Left Home to Start a New Life

  • Lindsay McMichael: Sister of Suspect In Ahmaud Arbery Killing Posted Dead Body Photo on Snapchat

  • Jerry Brown: Oklahoma Fire Captain Accused of Bank Robberies

    On May 18, Tulsa Fire Department Captain Jerry Brown was taken into custody for crimes relating to two different bank robberies.

  • Sandy Garossino, Elon Musk’s Mother-in-Law: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Jomo Thompson & Other Kentucky Cheerleading Coaches Fired Over Hazing Scandal

  • WATCH: Obama Gives Virtual Commencement Speech to Class of 2020

  • Will the Supreme Court Force Trump to Release His Tax Returns?

  • What is Universal Vote-By-Mail? How Does It Work?

    As social distancing guidelines remain in effect, universal vote-by-mail has become an increasingly appealing means of conducting the 2020 election.

  • WATCH: John Hickenlooper Performs Original Song About Universal Vote-By-Mail

  • Disney Family Singalong Volume II Time & Channel

  • Mother’s Day Cards & Quotes for Single Moms 2020

  • The Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints: 5 Fast Facts

  • Warren Jeffs, Rulon T Jeffs’ Son: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Mother’s Day Playlist: Top 5 Best Songs for Moms 2020

  • 5 Quick & Easy Recipes For Your Stay-At-Home Routine

  • Kim Jong Un Makes First Public Appearance in 20 Days: Report

  • Aubrey Plaza’s House: Where She & Boyfriend Jeff Baena Call Home

    For the reunion special, fans will get an inside look at where some of their favorite stars, like Aubrey Plaza, call home.

  • Who Is Night Angel on ‘The Masked Singer’: Fans Think Taraji P. Henson

  • Who Is Frog on ‘The Masked Singer’: Fans Think ‘Bow Wow’ Shad Moss

  • WATCH: Jared Kushner Deems White House Coronavirus Response a ‘Great Success Story’

  • WATCH: Hillary Clinton Endorses Joe Biden for President

  • COVID-19 Symptoms: Metallic Taste Has Been a Sign of Coronavirus for Some

    The addition of impaired taste and smell to the list of coronavirus symptoms has prompted questions if a metallic taste is a reliable indicator of the coronavirus.

  • WATCH: Texas and Ohio Governors Announce Reopening Plans Beginning in May

  • IRS Letter Notice 1444: What Are the Trump COVID-19 Stimulus Mailings?

  • Guillermo ‘Memo’ Garcia: El Paso Walmart Shooting Victim Dies

  • Vin Scully Hospitalized After Fall in His Home

  • U.S. Diplomat Survives Shooting in Sudan

    An unidentified shooter opened fire on a U.S. diplomat in their car on Thursday in Khartoum.