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National youth poet laureate Amanda Gorman recites her inaugural poem during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. Joe Biden became the 46th president of the United States on Jan. 20. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool)

Youth poet laureate Amanda Gorman to recite poem before Super Bowl LV

Wayne Sterling, CNN January 27, 2021

(CNN) -- Amanda Gorman, the nation's first-ever youth poet laureate who gained national acclaim at President Joe Biden's inauguration, will recite an original poem before Super Bowl LV, NFL commissioner...

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Andrew H Walker/Shutterstock (10766383q) A guest buys ticket at the AMC Wayne 14 movie theater reopening as Covid-19 restrictions continue to ease. AMC Wayne 14 movie theaters. New Jersey, USA - 04 Sep 2020

AMC is today’s GameStop. A Reddit mob sent its stock more than 200% higher

Originally Published: 27 JAN 21 09:58 ET Updated: 27 JAN 21 10:32 ET By Paul R. La Monica, CNN Business January 27, 2021

(CNN) -- Welcome to the Reddit market.A group on Reddit's Wall Street Bets board have been promoting a number of stocks, hoping to squeeze short sellers that have been betting against them.They're succeeding....

Equipment at a fracking well is pictured at Capitan Energy on May 7, 2020 in Culberson County, Texas. - For oil and gas producers in the worlds largest oil field, straddling the border between Texas and New Mexico, the losses due to the collapse of oil prices are colossal. (Photo by Paul Ratje / AFP) (Photo by PAUL RATJE/AFP via Getty Images)

Biden to halt new oil and gas leases on federal lands and take other climate-related action

Originally Published: 27 JAN 21 06:00 ET Updated: 27 JAN 21 09:00 ET By Maegan Vazquez and Kate Sullivan, CNN January 27, 2021

(CNN) -- President Joe Biden will sign several executive actions related to the climate crisis on Wednesday, including one directing the secretary of the interior to pause on entering into new oil and...

Senator Rand Paul, seen here on Capitol Hill January 30, 2020, in Washington, DC, will force a test vote to gauge the Republican support for Trump impeachment trial.

Rand Paul calls impeachment ‘dead on arrival’ after most Republicans signal that trial is unconstitutional

Clare Foran and Manu Raju, CNN January 26, 2021

(CNN) -- The Senate tabled an effort by Sen. Rand Paul Tuesday to force a vote on the constitutionality of former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, but the vote offered an indicator for how Republican...

Trump supporters gathered in the nations capital today to protest the ratification of President-elect Joe Bidens Electoral College victory over President Trump in the 2020 election.

At least 150 people have been charged by Justice Department in Capitol riot

(CNN) -- At least 150 people have now been charged by federal prosecutors in connection with the January 6 insurrection at the Capitol, according to a CNN review of court records and Justice Department...

Basketball legend Kobe Bryant, 41, died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. Bryant played 20 seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers, where he won five NBA championships and was an 18-time All Star.

‘I still have trouble with it’: One year on, Lakers stars struggle to come to terms with Kobe Bryant’s death

Matias Grez, CNN January 26, 2021

(CNN) -- "Man, it's a saying that time heals all," LeBron James said following the Los Angeles Lakers' win over Chicago on Saturday.Still, one year on from Kobe Bryant's sudden death, those inside the...

President Joe Biden is set to meet Monday morning with Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, as the President is poised to repeal a Trump-era ban on most transgender Americans joining the military as early as Monday.

Biden lifts transgender military ban

Kate Sullivan, CNN January 25, 2021

(CNN) -- President Joe Biden signed an executive order to repeal a Trump-era ban on most transgender Americans joining the military on Monday alongside Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin."This is reinstating...

CNNs Larry King interviews former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010 in Houston, TX. John Nowak/CNN

Larry King, legendary talk show host, dies at 87

Tom Kludt and Brad Parks, CNN January 23, 2021

(CNN) -- Larry King, the longtime CNN host who became an icon through his interviews with countless newsmakers and his sartorial sensibilities, has died. He was 87. His son, Chance, confirmed King's...

Rep. Andy Harris, of Maryland, set off a metal detector outside the House floor on January 21 and an officer soon discovered it was because he was carrying a concealed gun on his side, a Capitol official told CNN.

Capitol Police investigating after congressman discovered carrying a gun when attempting to go on the House floor

Annie Grayer, CNN January 22, 2021

(CNN) -- US Capitol Police are investigating an incident in which a Republican lawmaker was stopped from bringing a concealed gun onto the House floor on Thursday, sources told CNN, the first time a member...

MIAMI, FLORIDA - FEBRUARY 02: tHE KANSAS CITY CHIEin Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium on February 02, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

NFL to allow 22,000 fans at Super Bowl LV, including 7,500 vaccinated health care workers

(CNN) -- The National Football League is inviting 7,500 vaccinated health care workers to be among the 22,000 fans in attendance at Super Bowl LV next month, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Friday."I...

A healthcare worker administers a COVID-19 vaccine to an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man at Israels Clalit Health Services in Jerusalem, on January 6, 2021. (Photo by MENAHEM KAHANA / AFP) (Photo by MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP via Getty Images)

More vaccines could be coming soon and they could be a big boost to the rollout

Jen Christensen, CNN January 22, 2021

(CNN) -- States may be scrambling for vaccines now, but the United States could see additional Covid-19 vaccines by the end of March, if not sooner.Millions of vaccine doses could be added to the pipeline...

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: U.S. President Joe Biden prepares to sign a series of executive orders at the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office just hours after his inauguration on January 20, 2021 in Washington, DC. Biden became the 46th president of the United States earlier today during the ceremony at the U.S. Capitol. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Biden readies moves to get checks and food aid to low-income Americans — plus a federal pay raise

Tami Luhby, CNN January 22, 2021

(CNN) -- President Joe Biden is expected to sign two more executive orders on Friday -- one focused on expanding food assistance and delivering stimulus checks to very low-income Americans, and the other...

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