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WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 13: The Capitol dome is seen early Wednesday morning before Amb. William Taylor And Deputy Assistant Secretary Of State George Kent testify at the first public impeachment hearing before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill November 13, 2019 in Washington, DC. In the first public impeachment hearings in more than two decades, House Democrats are trying to build a case that President Donald Trump committed extortion, bribery or coercion by trying to enlist Ukraine to investigate his political rival in exchange for military aide and a White House meeting that Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky sought with Trump. (Photo by Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images)

Pelosi and Schumer say US Capitol Police officer killed during insurrection will lie in honor at Capitol

(CNN) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced on Friday that the body of US Capitol Police Officer Brian D. Sicknick will lie in honor in the Capitol Rotunda.Sicknick...

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 28: U.S. President Joe Biden signs executive actions in the Oval Office of the White House on January 28, 2021 in Washington, DC. President Biden signed a series of executive actions Thursday afternoon aimed at expanding access to health care, including re-opening enrollment for health care offered through the federal marketplace created under the Affordable Care Act. (Photo by Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images)

Judge likely to extend hold on Biden’s deportation pause until late February

Priscilla Alvarez, CNN January 30, 2021

(CNN) -- A federal judge in Texas said Friday that he'll likely extend his hold on the Biden administration's deportation moratorium until February 23.Earlier this week, Judge Drew Tipton of the Southern...

The White House said Thursday it is their policy to not let businesses imply they have President Joe Bidens support or endorsement, but declined to comment on the record about an advertisement in which Frank Biden touted his relationship to his brother.

Psaki says it’s their policy not to let businesses tout Biden’s endorsement when asked about brother’s law firm ad

Donald Judd, CNN January 29, 2021

(CNN) -- The White House said Thursday it is their policy to not let businesses imply they have President Joe Biden's support or endorsement, but declined to comment on the record about an advertisement...

AURORA, CO - DECEMBER 15: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center investigational pharmacy technician Sara Berech prepares a dose of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine for a clinical trial on December 15, 2020 in Aurora, Colorado. The Johnson & Johnson vaccine could be submitted for emergency use by late January and is the only vaccine among leading candidates given as a single dose. (Photo by Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images)

Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine is 66% effective in global trial, but 85% effective against severe disease, company says

(CNN) -- Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 single-shot vaccine was shown to be 66% effective in preventing moderate and severe disease in a global Phase 3 trial, but 85% efficacy against severe disease,...

Virus Outbreak Variant

HOGP January 28, 2021

FILE - This 2020 electron microscope image provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - Rocky Mountain Laboratories shows SARS-CoV-2 virus particles which cause COVID-19, isolated...

FILE - This 2020 electron microscope image provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - Rocky Mountain Laboratories shows SARS-CoV-2 virus particles which cause COVID-19, isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells cultured in a lab. Viruses are constantly mutating, with coronavirus variants circulating around the globe. (NIAID-RML via AP)

Virus variant from South Africa detected in US for 1st time

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A new variant of the coronavirus emerged Thursday in the United States, posing yet another public health challenge in a country already losing more than 3,000 people to COVID-19...

People enter a GameStop store in Alhambra, California on January 27, 2021. An epic battle is unfolding on Wall Street, with a cast of characters clashing over the fate of GameStop, a struggling chain of video game retail stores. Traders have been astounded in recent days by the surge in struggling video game retailer GameStops share price, after a group of amateur investors banded together over the online platform Reddit to fight the Wall Street funds that had pushed its price lower. 

Robinhood shuts down GameStop trades, sending stock into a tizzy

Paul R. La Monica, CNN Business January 28, 2021

(CNN) -- GameStop traders sent the stock on a wild ride Thursday. The stock lost more than half of its value late Thursday morning after surging nearly 40% earlier in the day. Sending it on a roller-coaster...

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 29: A biker passes a store for lease in downtown on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020 in Los Angeles, CA. Gov. Gavin Newsom expects California to extend regional stay-at-home orders in two large swaths of the state. The stay-at-home order in the San Joaquin Valley and Southern California would have been eligible to expire as early as Monday, but with ICU capacity at 0% in both regions, the restrictions are set to be extended.(Dania Maxwell / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

Another 847,000 Americans filed for unemployment benefits in Joe Biden’s first week as president

David Goldman, CNN Business January 28, 2021

(CNN) -- America's unemployment crisis is now President Joe Biden's problem, and jobless claims in his (partial) first week as president show how far the economy has to go to get back to normal.Another...

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 20: Parkland shooting survivor and activist David Hogg attends Womens March Los Angeles hosts March For Our Lives LA: Road to Change & the Parkland survivors & activists at St. Elmos Village on July 20, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)

Parkland shooting survivor calls for House GOP leader to denounce Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene

Chandelis Duster, CNN January 28, 2021

 (CNN) -- Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg called on Republican House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy Thursday to denounce Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, who has faced intense criticism this week over incendiary...

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 25: U.S. President Joe Biden speaks after signing an executive order related to American manufacturing in the South Court Auditorium of the White House complex on January 25, 2021 in Washington, DC. President Biden signed an executive order aimed at boosting American manufacturing and strengthening the federal governments Buy American rules. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Biden expected to sign executive order to expand US refugee program

Priscilla Alvarez, CNN January 27, 2021

 (CNN) -- President Joe Biden is expected to sign an executive order that would set up his goal of admitting tens of thousands more refugees to the United States, according to two administration officials.Under...

Jan. 27, 2021 marks the 76th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, also honored as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. 

Auschwitz survivors mark anniversary online amid pandemic

Vanessa Gera, AP January 27, 2021

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Jewish prayer for the souls of the people murdered in the Holocaust echoed Wednesday over where the Warsaw ghetto stood during World War II as a world paused by the coronavirus...

A healthcare worker prepares a dose of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccination at a drive-thru clinic at the Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds in Robstown, Texas, U.S., on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. Hundreds of thousands of Texans will likely get their first doses of the vaccine starting the week of January 25. Photographer: Eddie Seal/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Covid-19 numbers are dipping in the US, even as variants are lurking and the vaccine rollout lags

Jason Hanna, CNN January 27, 2021

(CNN) -- Make no mistake: The United States still is at one of its worst spots of the coronavirus pandemic. Daily deaths are near a peak, and other daily stats still are stunningly high compared to where...

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