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First Lady Jill Biden has filmed a public service announcement to air during the Discovery+ event, a beloved bit of alternative programming that runs on Super Bowl Sunday.

Puppy Bowl XVII to feature First Lady Jill Biden message

Lisa Respers France, CNN February 5, 2021

(CNN) -- American dog royalty will be making an appearance at Puppy Bowl XVII.First Lady Jill Biden has filmed a public service announcement to air during the Discovery+ event, a beloved bit of alternative...

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 19, 2021 -- A memorial service for people who lost lives to COVID-19 is held in New Orleans, Louisiana, the United States, Jan. 19, 2021. (Photo by Lan Wei/Xinhua via Getty) (Xinhua/Lan Wei via Getty Images)

Coronavirus variant on track to become dominant in Florida and California hot spots, testing company says

Jason Hanna, Madeline Holcombe and Michael Nedelman, CNN February 4, 2021

(CNN) -- A more contagious coronavirus variant is on the rise in the United States and could become dominant in hot spots like Florida and Southern California "within a few weeks," according to a testing...

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 22: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Award recipient Patricia Derges speaks on stage at The Jefferson Awards Foundation 2017 DC National Ceremony at Capital Hilton on June 22, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images for The Jefferson Awards Foundation)

Missouri state lawmaker charged with selling fake stem cell treatments and claiming they are a cure for Covid-19

By Konstantin Toropin, CNN February 4, 2021

 (CNN) -- A newly elected Missouri state representative and assistant physician faces charges for allegedly running a fraud scheme in her three clinics and providing prescription drugs illegally, according...

Pedestrians walk down a path on the Yale University campus in New Haven, Connecticut, U.S., on Friday, June 12, 2015. Yale University is an educational institute that offers undergraduate degree programs in art, law, engineering, medicine, and nursing as well as graduate level programs. Photographer: Craig Warga/Bloomberg via Getty Images

US drops discrimination lawsuit against Yale

(CNN) -- The Justice Department on Wednesday dropped an affirmative action lawsuit the Trump administration had filed against Yale University last year accusing the school of discriminating against Asian...

Antony Blinken speaks during his confirmation hearing to be Secretary of State before the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee on January 19, 2021 in Washington, DC.

US extends nuclear arms treaty with Russia

Originally Published: 03 FEB 21 08:59 ET Updated: 03 FEB 21 10:35 ET By Jennifer Hansler and Nicole Gaouette, CNN February 3, 2021

(CNN) -- The United States has extended a key nuclear arms control treaty with Russia for five years, Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced Wednesday."Extending the New START Treaty makes the United...

Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive officer of Inc., listens during an Economic Club of Washington discussion in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. 

Jeff Bezos is stepping down as Amazon CEO

Clare Duffy, CNN Business February 2, 2021

(CNN) -- Amazon founder Jeff Bezos will step down from his role as chief executive later this year and transition to the role of executive chair, the company said Tuesday. He will be replaced by Andy Jassy,...

Report: Coach, ex-manager Callaway pursued women in media

AP February 2, 2021

NEW YORK (AP) — Los Angeles Angels pitching coach Mickey Callaway, former manager of the New York Mets, “aggressively pursued” several women who work in sports media and sent three of them inappropriate...

TOPSHOT - US President Joe Biden speaks before signing executive orders on health care, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on January 28, 2021. - The orders include reopening enrollment in the federal Affordable Care Act. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP) (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Biden administration debating whether to call military takeover in Myanmar a ‘coup’

(CNN) -- The Biden administration is engaged in an internal debate over whether to call the military takeover in Myanmar a coup, a designation that would have ramifications for US assistance to the country's...

Groundhog Club handler A.J. Dereume holds Punxsutawney Phil, the weather prognosticating groundhog, during the 135th celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobblers Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa. Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021. Phils handlers said that the groundhog has forecast six more weeks of winter weather during this years event that was held without anyone in attendance due to potential COVID-19 risks. 

Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow and predicts six more weeks of winter

Laura Ly, CNN February 2, 2021

(CNN) -- Brace yourself for six more weeks of winter.That is, if you like to get your weather prediction from a groundhog in Pennsylvania.Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow Tuesday morning and, as legend...

This April 14, 2015 photo provided by Philip Greenberg shows Deborah Archer in New York. Archer, a professor at New York University School of Law with expertise in civil rights and racial justice, has become the first Black person in the 101-year history of the American Civil Liberties Union to be elected its president. The ACLU announced Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, that Archer was elected over the weekend in a virtual meeting of the organization’s 69-member board of directors. (Philip Greenberg via AP)

ACLU, for first time in its 101-year history, elects an African American as its president

Leah Asmelash, CNN February 1, 2021

(CNN) -- Deborah Archer, a clinical law professor at New York University, has been elected as the new president of the American Civil Liberties Union -- the first Black person to hold the position.The...

Carter Goodwin Woodson (1875-1950), African-American historian, is shown in a head and shoulders portrait.

Meet the man who created Black History Month

Originally Published: 01 FEB 21 09:01 ET By CNN Staff February 1, 2021

   (CNN) -- February marks Black History Month, a federally recognized, nationwide celebration that calls on all Americans to reflect on the significant roles that African-Americans have played in shaping...

Sen. Rob Portman and Sen. Bill Cassidy said they will remain fair jurors and listen to the evidence presented during former President Donald Trumps second impeachment trial set to begin February 9.

Two Republican senators vow to keep open mind in Trump’s second impeachment trial

Originally Published: 31 JAN 21 15:06 ET Updated: 31 JAN 21 15:25 ET By Alison Main and Daniella Diaz, CNN February 1, 2021

(CNN) -- Two Republican senators said Sunday they'll remain fair jurors and listen to the evidence presented during former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial set to begin February 9.Ohio...

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