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Amanda Gorman, the nation's first-ever youth poet laureate, read the following poem during the inauguration of President Joe Biden on January 20:...

January 21, 2021   CNN

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Shortly after President Joe Biden was sworn into office Wednesday, Amazon congratulated him on his inauguration and offered their extensive resources to help the new administration in its vaccination effort....

January 21, 2021   Fox News

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Poisoned Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny alleges in a new, viral video that Russian President Vladimir Putin owns an opulent billion dollar palace that was built with fraudulently obtained funds, acc…...

January 21, 2021   New York Post

Russian dissident Alexei Navalny reveals Putin has billion dollar palace -

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes took a step in the right direction....

January 21, 2021   Fox News

Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes practices in limited capacity, remains in NFL's concussion protocol -

Kyrie Irving returned to play in Cleveland for the first time since 2017. He pointed to his ring finger after they played him a tribute video. Subscribe: htt......

January 21, 2021   YouTube

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Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary, conducted the first news briefing of President Biden’s administration on Wednesday and vowed to bring “truth and transparency back to the briefing room.”...

January 21, 2021   New York Times

Jen Psaki, Biden’s new press secretary, pledges to bring ‘truth and transparency back.’ -
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The COVID-19 testing site at the Regency Square Mall in Jacksonville became a state of Florida vaccination site Wednesday morning while it will continue to be Jacksonville’s largest testing site. After this week, it will be Jacksonville's only state-run vacci…...

January 21, 2021   WJXT News4JAX

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Gritstone Oncology CEO Andrew Allen said the drugmaker hopes their potential coronavirus vaccine could help mitigate the spread of Covid-19 variants....

January 21, 2021   CNBC

Gritstone Oncology shares nearly quadruple after receiving NIH support on vaccine trial -

Jack Ma, the billionaire co-founder and former chairman of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, has re-emerged from wherever he’s been since late October 2020, when he ceased public appearances amid a government crackdown on tech firms....

January 21, 2021   Gizmodo.com

Jack Ma Re-Emerges From Wherever He Was for the Last Few Months -

Unilever has promised that every worker who provides it with goods and services will earn a living wage by 2030 even if it costs the company more....

January 21, 2021   CNN

Owner of Ben and Jerry's: We'll ensure every worker in our supply chain gets a living wage -

The change from the Trump administration to the Biden administration will have a bigger impact on the market than the transition from the Obama administratio......

January 21, 2021   YouTube

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UNH earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2020....

January 21, 2021   Motley Fool

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Christina Ricci says quarantine's been a dangerous time in her household, because her husband's allegedly beaten her multiple times, and now she fears for her life and their son's....

January 21, 2021   TMZ

Christina Ricci Gets Domestic Violence Restraining Order Against Husband -

The reality TV star and rapper are reportedly struggling in their marriage....

January 21, 2021   Fox News

Kim Kardashian stuns in bikini pic while in 'paradise' amid Kanye West divorce drama -

It's not the first time J-Lo has melded her signature song, « Let's Get Loud, » with her patriotism....

January 21, 2021   The Washington Post

Jennifer Lopez worked the dance track ‘Let’s Get Loud’ into her inauguration medley. It actually made perfect sense. -

One of them was from "The Terminator," the other from a lesser-appreciated entry in Schwarzenegger's film catalog....

January 21, 2021   HuffPost

Arnold Schwarzenegger Drops 2 Classic Movie Lines As He Gets His COVID-19 Vaccine -

The 44-year-old actor - who is best known for his role as Samuel 'Screech' Powers in Saved By The Bell - was taken to hospital in Florida earlier this month after feeling pain all over....

January 21, 2021   Daily Mail

Saved By The Bell star Dustin Diamond, 44, is 'going through a lot of pain' -

Here are the Best TV Shows and Movies Coming to Netflix in February 2021, including Shutter Island, Inception, The Conjuring, and more....

January 21, 2021   /FILM

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The site is offering vaccinations by appointment only, to eligible groups....

January 21, 2021   OregonLive

Portland’s first mass COVID-19 vaccination site opened today: Here’s what you need to know -

Imperial College London research suggests rates may have risen over the first 10 days of the third lockdown....

January 21, 2021   BBC News

Covid: 'No evidence' virus levels decreasing in England -

The Alabama Department of Public Health announced Wednesday it would "begin removing vaccine supplies from providers who are not administering vaccine in a timely way."...

January 21, 2021   AL.com

Alabama to take vaccine doses from providers that don’t give it out fast enough -

Scientists are reporting troubling signs that some recent mutations of the virus that causes COVID-19 may modestly curb the effectiveness of two current vaccines, although they stress that the......

January 21, 2021   Associated Press

Some COVID-19 mutations may dampen vaccine effectiveness -

A common treatment for chronic back pain may not provide much soothing after all. A new review released Wednesday suggests that antidepressants on average provide little to no back pain relief, though they could have a modest benefit for osteoarthritis and sc…...

January 21, 2021   Gizmodo.com

Common Back Pain Treatment Doesn't Actually Work, Study Finds -

Dr. Mukesh Kumar, an associate professor in the Department of Biology, said they’ve learned through studying mice for months, coronavirus may clear the lungs, but not necessarily the body....

January 21, 2021   WSB Atlanta

New study shows COVID-19 could hide in your brain and reactivate down the road -
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Science

It took evolution 3 or 4 billion years to produce Homo sapiens. If the climate had completely failed just once in that time then evolution would have come to a crashing halt and we would not be here now. So to understand how we came to exist on plane...

January 21, 2021   ScienceAlert

Earth's Habitability Today Is Basically Due to Luck, Millions of Simulations Show -

Humans could live on giant orbs floating in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter within the next 15 years. That’s the bonkers claim made by top scientist Pekka Janhunen, who says millio…...

January 21, 2021   New York Post

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The recent hotfire test of NASA’s next-gen megarocket was supposed to go for eight minutes, but it lasted just 67 seconds. The space agency has an explanation for the premature shutdown, saying everything’s swell, but a second test remains a distinct possibil…...

January 21, 2021   Gizmodo.com

NASA Considers Second ‘Hotfire’ Test of Megarocket After Unexpected Shutdown -

The last major Starship test ended in an explosion....

January 21, 2021   Live Science

SpaceX is about to run its final test of Starship SN9 before 1st launch -

Glaciers that still exist on the surface of Mars are helping to tell the story of its past....

January 21, 2021   CNN

Glaciers on Mars reveal the planet's many ice ages -

Former NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine spent his last days in office courting support for the Artemis program before handing it off to President Joe Biden, whose focus on other priorities makes the Moon program’s future uncertain....

January 21, 2021   The Verge

Jim Bridenstine leaves Artemis program ‘in good shape’ for Biden’s NASA -
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Sports

Let's take a look at Wednesday's hot stove nuggets...

January 21, 2021   CBS Sports

MLB rumors: Dodgers monitoring Trevor Bauer market; Blue Jays, Angels eye Brad Hand -

Fred and Pogba impress in West London...

January 21, 2021   SB Nation

Player Ratings: Fulham 1-2 Manchester United -

Detroit Lions reportedly interviewed Baltimore Ravens QBs coach James Urban for offensive coordinator position. Darrell Bevell is on way out....

January 21, 2021   Detroit Free Press

Darrell Bevell unlikely to return; Lions reportedly interview Ravens' James Urban for OC -

One element the Mets have to weigh during new owner Steve Cohen’s administration is whether they should outspend their evaluation on players because his wealth allows that. When it came to George S…...

January 21, 2021   New York Post

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Robbie Earle and Danny Higginbotham recap Wednesday's Premier League action, as the two Manchester clubs earned hard-fought victories to retain their front t......

January 21, 2021   YouTube

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The Jets introduced Rex Ryan as their head coach 12 years ago, on Jan. 21, 2009. It was the day after a presidential inauguration. He faced questions about whether he would move on from his quarter…...

January 21, 2021   New York Post

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Technology

The European Union has fined Valve, Capcom, Bethesda, Bandai Namco, Focus Home, and Koch Media a combined $9.4 million over geo-blocking PC games....

January 21, 2021   IGN

Valve, Capcom, Bethesda, Fined $9.4 Million by EU for 'Geo-Blocking' -

Google is reportedly working on a revamped multitasking feature that will allow users to launch app pairs in Android 12....

January 21, 2021   XDA Developers

Android 12 may revamp split screen multitasking with “App Pairs” -

Since the new M1 Macs were announced, developers have been working to run different operating systems on the Apple Silicon platform, including Windows and Linux. Now, thanks to Corellium, it’s possible to run Ubuntu — a popular Linux distro — on new Macs with…...

January 21, 2021   9to5Mac

M1 Macs can now run full version of Linux thanks to new Corellium port -

GameStop has announced a restock of PS5, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and Nintendo Switch, all of which will release tomorrow. At the moment, when specifically this new hardware stock will be released hasn't been divulged, and it doesn't look like this will …...

January 21, 2021   ComicBook.com

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JBL’s Link View Bluetooth Smart Speaker is on sale for $80 on Harman Audio’s eBay store. Normally $300, this smart speaker provides solid sound quality and is a good option if you’re looking for a Google-powered smart speaker....

January 21, 2021   The Verge

JBL’s speaker-packed Google Nest Hub alternative is $220 off -

Even penguins have their moments. In this video, two groups of rockhopper penguins in the Falkland Islands meet up with each other to shoot the breeze, but when they say their goodbyes, one penguin…...

January 21, 2021   Boing Boing

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