Thursday, Jan 21, 2021
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New state flag flies over Mississippi Capitol
AP, 12 Jan 2021
Mississippi hoisted a new state flag without the Confederate battle emblem on Monday. The retired flag was the last state banner in the U.S. that included the divisive rebel symbol. (Jan. 12)
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Dinosaur found in Argentina may be largest yet: scientists
AFP, 21 Jan 2021
Archaeologists have found that the 98 million-year-old fossils discovered in southwest Argentina are of a sauropod, which may be larger than the Patagotitan mayorum, the largest...
Biden moves to undo Trump's immigration barriers
Reuters, 21 Jan 2021
President Biden signed half a dozen executive orders to reverse several hardline immigration policies put in place by former President Donald Trump Subscribe: http://smarturl.it...
Angela Merkel lays out Germany's coronavirus strategy
DW, 21 Jan 2021
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said "we are in a difficult stage of the pandemic" in a press conference on Thursday.
ShowBiz Minute: Inauguration, Gorman, Schwarzenegger
AP, 21 Jan 2021
Lady Gaga and J. Lo perform at Biden Harris inauguration; Amanda Gorman reads at inauguration, sees book sales soar; Arnold Schwarzenegger shares video of his COVID-19 vaccination.
French students protest poor conditions due to Covid-19 crisis as country’s cases on the rise
FRANCE24, 21 Jan 2021
While the Covid-19 cases in France keep rising, many students say they are weary and demoralized after months of uncertainty about their education.
Massive firework displays concludes inauguration day
Guardian, 21 Jan 2021
The inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th president of the United
Live: Latest from the scene after twin suicide bombings hit Iraq's capital
CGTN, 21 Jan 2021
Twin suicide bombings hit Iraq's capital Thursday, killing at least 28 people and wounding 73 others, three police officials and state TV said.
How Biden Executive Orders Can Set The Tone For First 100 Days | NBC News NOW
NBC, 21 Jan 2021
Shortly after taking the oath of office, President Biden began signing executive orders including some that would reverse Trump-era policies.
U.K. Suffers Deadliest Day of Virus Amid `War Zone'
Bloomberg, 21 Jan 2021
Jan.21 -- The U.K. suffered its worst day in the pandemic on
Does Biden’s cabinet signal a drastic change to US foreign policy? Well...
RT, 21 Jan 2021
Despite Biden’s sweeping changes to Trump’s domestic policies, some are wondering if there will be the same dramatic shift in America’s foreign policy.
IN FULL: 'Celebrating America' - Tom Hanks hosts concert for Joe Biden's inauguration
Sky, 21 Jan 2021
A celebrity-packed concert has welcomed in America's new president Joe Biden and his deputy Kamala Harris, with performances from Foo Fighters, Katy Perry, Demi Lovato and Jon B...
Biden expected to maintain tough stance on China
Al Jazeera, 21 Jan 2021
China's foreign ministry has defended its decision to put sanctions on several former Trump administration officials.
Obama, Bush and Clinton deliver special message to President Biden
Telegraph, 21 Jan 2021
Three former presidents who attended President Joe Biden's inauguration have come together to deliver a special message to the new president.
'I feel more confident about most things I do' - 13-year-old on bonding with Joe Biden over stutter
CNN, 21 Jan 2021
Brayden Harrington, the 13-year-old who bonded with President-elect Joe Biden over their shared experience with stuttering, tells CNN's Chris Cuomo and Don Lemon about speaking ...
Young Chinese skater’s come-from-behind win warms hearts
SCMP, 21 Jan 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube An eight-year-old speed skater Ma Zihui in China’s Beijing warmed the hearts of millions online a...
"Celebrating America": A primetime special hosted by Tom Hanks
CBS, 21 Jan 2021
Tom Hanks hosted "Celebrating America," a primetime special that
Ron DeSantis torches Biden's centralized vaccine plan
FOX, 21 Jan 2021
Republicans criticize President Joe Biden's executive orders poised to centralized the federal government.
WATCH LIVE: Inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris | Direct feed
PBS, 21 Jan 2021
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Inauguration Day: Supporters across the United States welcome Biden, Harris
CA, 21 Jan 2021
Supporters of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris celebrated across the United States on Wednesday, with many gathering outdoors to watch the inauguration.
Joe Biden's inauguration - the view from Capitol Hill | DC Diary
FT, 21 Jan 2021
FT Washington correspondent Kiran Stacey compares the US president's installation to previous handovers of power, and asks what tone the Democrat leader is aiming to establish a...