Monday, Jan 18, 2021
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Disneyland opens as mass Covid vaccination center
AFP, 14 Jan 2021
California's Disneyland opens a giant coronavirus vaccination center, some 10 months after the pandemic's appearance forced the closure of the world-famous theme park.
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Convincing Black Americans to get the COVID-19 vaccine
CBS, 18 Jan 2021
Local leaders in the Black community are encouraging Black Americans to get the coronavirus vaccine.
Putin critic Alexei Navalny detained upon landing in Russia
CA, 18 Jan 2021
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was arrested Sunday at a Moscow airport as he tried to enter the country from Germany, where he had spent five months recovering from ne...
Small group demonstrates at Michigan Capitol
AP, 18 Jan 2021
A small group of gun-toting demonstrators showed up at Michigan's Capitol on Sunday, dwarfed by law enforcement on high alert after this month's deadly attack on the U.S.
Armed protesters and Trump supporters gather outside Michigan Capitol
AFP, 18 Jan 2021
A few dozen people protest outside the Michigan State Capitol in Lansing, including a group of armed anti-government "Boogaloo Boys" and a group of Donald Trump supporters.
Youngest Manchester Arena victim Saffie Roussos “could have survived” says family
BBC, 18 Jan 2021
The youngest victim of the Manchester Arena bombing could have survived the attack, if she'd received better first aid, according to her family.
What will the first 100 days of a Biden administration look like?
FOX, 18 Jan 2021
Charlie Hurt breaks down the incoming administration’s proposals, from coronavirus to the economy.
🇺🇸 What makes people believe in conspiracy theories? | The Stream
Al Jazeera, 18 Jan 2021
Psychologists have found that people are more likely to latch onto conspiracy theories and irrational narratives during times of insecurity.
Music producer Phil Spector, convicted of murder, dead at 81
Reuters, 18 Jan 2021
Rock producer Phil Spector, who changed the sound of pop music in the 1960s with his “Wall of Sound” recordings and was convicted of murder for the 2003 murder of a Hollywood ac...
Tapper: I wish I saw evidence these people had a conscience
CNN, 18 Jan 2021
CNN's Jake Tapper examines the ways in which President Trump's lie about the 2020 election result was able to spread and eventually led to the riot at the US Capitol.
Trump's Approval Rating Holding Steady At 43 Percent, With 55 Percent Disapproving | Meet The Press
NBC, 18 Jan 2021
After four years, our new NBC News poll of registered voters
Caravan of Central American migrants heads toward US border
DW, 17 Jan 2021
Thousands of migrants from central America are gathering in Guatemala for an expected push north towards the United States.
Hundreds of college students left stranded in Shijiazhuang
CGTN, 17 Jan 2021
For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video Hundreds of college students were left stranded in Shijiazhuang when the city's outbound traffic was restricted earlier this month.
Every UK adult to be offered first dose of vaccine by September, says Raab
Guardian, 17 Jan 2021
The foreign secretary has said that every adult in the UK will be offered a first dose of a coronavirus vaccine by September.
Glenn Greenwald to RT | Biden administration predictions
RT, 17 Jan 2021
America, Joe Biden says, “is back.” Beyond the sloganeering, journalist Glenn Greenwald reckons that means “militarism, imperialism, and corporatism,” he told RT’s Chris Hedges.
Troops pour into Washington DC as capital braces for unrest ahead of Joe Biden's inauguration
Telegraph, 17 Jan 2021
Security continued to be strengthened around Washington, D.C. on Saturday as tensions run high of possible threats ahead of the January 20 inauguration of President-elect Joe Bi...
COVID-19: Remote learning holding pupils back
Sky, 17 Jan 2021
Half of children from disadvantaged backgrounds fear they'll miss out on the grades they deserve as a result of learning from home.
Hong Kong wheelchair climber Lai Chi-wai attempts to scale 320-meter skyscraper
SCMP, 17 Jan 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Lai Chi-wai was once one of the world’s best climbers, until a traffic accident left him a parapl...
Washington and cities across the US brace for violence ahead of inauguration
FRANCE24, 17 Jan 2021
Ten days after rioters breached the U.S. Capitol in a deadly attack that stunned the world, cities nationwide were girding for a potential new wave of violent protests over the ...
PBS NewsHour Weekend Full Episode January 16, 2021
PBS, 17 Jan 2021
On this edition for Saturday, January 16, state capitals brace for more potential protests in the lead-up to Biden’s inauguration, the Capitol Hill siege, its participants, and ...
Airports warn could close permanently without financial support
ITV, 17 Jan 2021
Britain's aviation industry is warning that airports, as well