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More heads roll at US-funded international broadcasters
More heads roll at US-funded international broadcasters

The heads of three federally funded international broadcasters were abruptly fired late Friday as the Biden administration completed a house-cleaning of...

Biden
Biden's early approach to virus: Underpromise, overdeliver
  • US
  • 2021-01-23 05:47:33Z

President Joe Biden, in his first three days in office, has painted a bleak picture of the country's immediate future, warning Americans that it will take...

Trump shuns
Trump shuns 'ex-presidents club' - and the feeling is mutual
  • US
  • 2021-01-23 05:38:22Z

It's a club Donald Trump was never really interested in joining and certainly not so soon: the cadre of former commanders in chief who revere the presidency ...

Democrats start reining in expectations for immigration bill
Democrats start reining in expectations for immigration bill

It's taken only days for Democrats gauging how far President Joe Biden's bold immigration proposal can go in Congress to acknowledge that if anything emerges...

Schumer: Trump impeachment trial to begin week of Feb. 8
Schumer: Trump impeachment trial to begin week of Feb. 8
  • US
  • 2021-01-23 05:23:38Z

Opening arguments in the Senate impeachment trial for Donald Trump over the Capitol riot will begin the week of Feb. 8, the first time a former president...

Toshiba regains Tokyo exchange
Toshiba regains Tokyo exchange's top category amid calls for better governance

Toshiba, which filed an application for the return in April last year, will move back to the first section on Jan. 29. The company has said the return could...

Trudeau conveys Keystone pipeline
Trudeau conveys Keystone pipeline 'disappointment' to Biden

Despite the revoking of the Keystone XL permit, the Canadian PM hails "a new era" in bilateral ties.

1 winner of Mega Millions $1B prize; 3rd largest ever in US
1 winner of Mega Millions $1B prize; 3rd largest ever in US
  • US
  • 2021-01-23 04:27:06Z

One winning ticket was sold in Michigan for the $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot, making it the third-largest lottery prize in U.S. history. The winning...

Kevin McCarthy:
Kevin McCarthy: 'Everybody Across This Country' Is To Blame For Capitol Attack

Donald Trump is responsible for the Jan. 6 riot, but so are you, according to the House Republican leader.

Biden pays tribute to
Biden pays tribute to 'unbreakable' Hank Aaron

"For generations of athletes and civil rights advocates who followed, he showed how to be proud and be unafraid to stand up for what is right and just...

Animal activist in China
Animal activist in China's Wuhan happy to be back to routine rescues
  • US
  • 2021-01-23 03:44:20Z

On the anniversary of the world's first coronavirus lockdown, in the Chinese city of Wuhan, life for animal lover Du Fan has returned to something like...

Man who allegedly entered Senate chamber with taser, cuffs is ordered released pending trial
  • US
  • 2021-01-23 03:43:57Z

A federal magistrate judge in Tennessee on Friday ordered the pretrial release of Eric Munchel, who allegedly entered the Senate chamber during the Capitol...

Kenosha killing suspect Rittenhouse
Kenosha killing suspect Rittenhouse's bond terms changed after bar visit
  • US
  • 2021-01-23 03:14:00Z

Attorneys for Rittenhouse did not object to the changes. Rittenhouse is accused of killing two amid protests last year.

A former Houston cop charged with storming the US Capitol changed his story in an interview with the feds. Now he says he was there to see
A former Houston cop charged with storming the US Capitol changed his story in an interview with the feds. Now he says he was there to see 'historical art'
  • US
  • 2021-01-23 02:53:28Z

So far, more than a dozen off-duty police officers have been investigated or charged on suspicion of taking part in the violent riot at the Capitol.

KKR-Owned Vitamin-Maker Bountiful Prepares for 2021 IPO
KKR-Owned Vitamin-Maker Bountiful Prepares for 2021 IPO

(Bloomberg) -- The Bountiful Co., a nutritional supplements maker owned by private equity firm KKR & Co., is preparing to go public as soon as this year...

Is anything too big to be SPAC
Is anything too big to be SPAC'd?

While many deemed 2020 the year of SPAC, short for special purpose acquisition company, 2021 may well make last year look quaint in comparison. It's...

With Trump out of office, the Biden administration decides if Congress can have the ex-president
With Trump out of office, the Biden administration decides if Congress can have the ex-president's tax returns

House Democrats have for years tried to obtain the tax records that former President Donald Trump once promised he would release himself.

Afghan war: Biden administration to review Trump
Afghan war: Biden administration to review Trump's Taliban deal

Officials say they want to check the group are "living up to its commitments" as violence continues.

Allstate cuts auto insurance rates by 5% in Illinois as driving remains depressed almost a year into the pandemic
Allstate cuts auto insurance rates by 5% in Illinois as driving remains depressed almost a year into the pandemic

Allstate is reducing auto insurance rates for Illinois policyholders by an average of 5%, according to filings with the state Department of Insurance. Though...

Stephanie Creary: Making the Case for Diversity on Corporate Boards
Stephanie Creary: Making the Case for Diversity on Corporate Boards

Adding underrepresented voices can improve a company's bottom line.

Biden calls Canada
Biden calls Canada's Trudeau, Mexico's López Obrador

President Joe Biden made his first calls to foreign leaders as America's commander in chief on Friday, dialing up Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and ...

In California: State launches civil rights investigation of LA County Sheriff
In California: State launches civil rights investigation of LA County Sheriff's Department

Plus: California keeps virus data from the public, and San Mateo County sues yoga studio for maskless sessions.

United Airlines CEO wants to make COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for employees - if other companies go along
United Airlines CEO wants to make COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for employees - if other companies go along

United Airlines wants to make the COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for its workforce, as long as it's not the only company to do so, CEO Scott Kirby told employees...

TSA agent convicted for tricking woman into showing breasts
  • US
  • 2021-01-23 02:06:34Z

A former Transportation Security Administration agent who was accused of tricking a traveler into showing her breasts as she went through security at Los...

Biden and Trudeau plan next bilateral confab in reset of Canada-U.S. relations
Biden and Trudeau plan next bilateral confab in reset of Canada-U.S. relations

Biden and Trudeau discussed Covid-19, Keystone XL, climate change and other subjects during the more than 30-minute conversation.

FAA employee charged with taking part in US Capitol riot
FAA employee charged with taking part in US Capitol riot
  • US
  • 2021-01-23 01:35:14Z

A Federal Aviation Administration employee and QAnon follower from California who had been on the FBI's radar is facing federal charges after he confessed to...

China reports 107 new mainland COVID-19 cases vs 103 a day earlier
China reports 107 new mainland COVID-19 cases vs 103 a day earlier
  • US
  • 2021-01-23 01:24:00Z

China reported 107 new COVID-19 cases on the mainland on Jan. 22, up from 103 cases a day earlier, the national health authority said on Saturday. The...

The Crypto Daily - Movers and Shakers - January 23rd, 2021
The Crypto Daily - Movers and Shakers - January 23rd, 2021

It's a mixed start to the day for the majors. A Bitcoin move through to $34,000 levels would support a breakout day for the broader market.

Climate change: Six questions about the Cumbria coal controversy
Climate change: Six questions about the Cumbria coal controversy

Green groups are calling on the PM to cancel the project - but how was the decision reached?

New light shed on Charles Darwin
New light shed on Charles Darwin's 'abominable mystery'

Historical documents are uncovered that provide clues to a puzzle that haunted Charles Darwin.

A Broken Market and
A Broken Market and 'Rational' Bubbles

At the time of writing (1 p.m.), it looks as if the S&P will be up on the week, just one of a series of bubbles continuing on their merry way, even if...

How Much the 10 Most Common Car Repairs Cost - and How To Afford Them
How Much the 10 Most Common Car Repairs Cost - and How To Afford Them

If you own a car, maintenance and repairs are inevitable -- and potentially expensive -- part of life. Here's a look at the 10 most common repairs, which...

These Are the Coolest Tax Deductions You
These Are the Coolest Tax Deductions You're Missing Out On

Hepcats across the country are getting ready for one of the most square activities out there: filing taxes. But, don't worry: You can still keep your sense...

8 Best Tax Tips for Single Parents
8 Best Tax Tips for Single Parents

Filing taxes can be a nuisance for anyone, especially busy single parents. The good news is that that there are tax breaks that benefit single parents, but...

7 Things You Need To Know When Filing Your Tax Return This Year
7 Things You Need To Know When Filing Your Tax Return This Year

The realities of 2020 forced some important changes to how you'll file your taxes this year. Some changes are new for the 2021 tax season while others--like ...

Vuzix (VUZI) Stock Is a Winner, But How Much Higher Can It Go?
Vuzix (VUZI) Stock Is a Winner, But How Much Higher Can It Go?

There's no stopping Vuzix (VUZI) right now. The smart glasses maker has been on a roll with shares up by a massive 518% over the past 12 months. However...

Dr. Deborah Birx, Trump
Dr. Deborah Birx, Trump's Covid-19 coordinator, said she considered quitting

Her comments come a day after Dr. Anthony Fauci said he feels free to speak honestly about Covid-19 now that former President Donald Trump is out of office.

Uganda
Uganda's Yoweri Museveni overcomes Bobi Wine challenge - for now
  • World
  • 2021-01-23 00:42:13Z

President Yoweri Museveni sees off another challenger despite the expectation surrounding Bobi Wine.

Treadmills and other home gym equipment are majorly discounted right now at Best Buy
Treadmills and other home gym equipment are majorly discounted right now at Best Buy

Home gym equipment is majorly discounted at Best Buy right now, including treadmills, exercise bikes and more-get the details.

The Battle Over Biden
The Battle Over Biden's Big Stimulus Plan

President Biden's flurry of first-week executive orders comes as his $1.9 trillion proposal for the next coronavirus relief package faces intense Republican ...

Medical Expenses You Can Deduct From Your Taxes
Medical Expenses You Can Deduct From Your Taxes

To lower your overall tax burden, learn exactly what qualifies as a deductible medical expense and how to calculate your tax deduction for medical care.

This 65-inch Samsung QLED TV is packed with premium features-and it
This 65-inch Samsung QLED TV is packed with premium features-and it's on sale

This beautiful 65-inch Samsung QLED TV is $100 off at Best Buy just in time for Super Bowl 2021-see the details.

Wuhan marks its anniversary with triumph and denial
Wuhan marks its anniversary with triumph and denial

In the city where the virus first emerged there is now an insistence that it came from elsewhere.

Cancelled Keystone XL Pipeline May Yield 48,000 Tons of Scrap
Cancelled Keystone XL Pipeline May Yield 48,000 Tons of Scrap

(Bloomberg) -- The scrapping of Keystone XL not only means the end of multibillion-dollar pipe dream for TC Energy Corp. -- it also leaves behind 48,000 tons...

Bus heading to Grand Canyon rolls over; 1 dead, 2 critical
  • US
  • 2021-01-23 00:23:15Z

A Las Vegas-based tour bus heading to the Grand Canyon rolled over in northwestern Arizona on Friday, killing one person and critically injuring two others, ...

Arizona surpasses California as state with the worst coronavirus infection rate
Arizona surpasses California as state with the worst coronavirus infection rate

Arizona, which has not mandated masks and shutdowns, has surpassed California as the state with the worst rate of coronavirus infections.

Biden Signs New Executive Orders Meant to Provide
Biden Signs New Executive Orders Meant to Provide 'Critical Lifeline' to Millions

President Joe Biden signed two new executive orders Friday, the latest in a series of actions intended to boost the fight against Covid-19, blunt the...

Man accused of beating officer with flagpole ordered held
  • US
  • 2021-01-23 00:14:44Z

A federal judge on Friday ordered an Arkansas man accused of beating a police officer with a flagpole during this month's riot at the U.S. Capitol to remain ...

Biden
Biden's early approach to virus: Underpromise, overdeliver
  • US
  • 2021-01-23 00:10:14Z

President Joe Biden, in his first three days in office, has painted a bleak picture of the country's immediate future, warning Americans that it will take...

Man living at O
Man living at O'Hare for 3 months without detection posts bail, ordered on electronic monitoring
  • US
  • 2021-01-23 00:10:00Z

CHICAGO - A man who was discovered living at O'Hare International Airport for at least three months has left Cook County Jail after posting bail. Aditya...

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