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The Nashville Predators will use a lottery to sell a couple of hundred tickets to season-ticket holders for two games next week against the Chicago Blackhawks

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Do You Have $1,400 Coming Your Way, and When?

Now that Joe Biden is officially in the Oval Office , the work begins—and at the top of many Americans' minds is when they can expect stimulus checks to help them get through the pandemic. The president has a $1.9 trillion COVID relief proposal on deck, and contained in...

ShowBiz Minute: Inauguration, Gorman…

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. (Jan. 21)

Apple VR Headset Could Include Prescription Lenses

Spanish tennis player says she tested positive…

A Spanish tennis player who is in Melbourne for the Australian Open says she tested positive for COVID-19

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Cole Sprouse is ‘Absolutely Not’ Interested i…

Cole Sprouse is, ‘Absolutely Not’ Interested, in a ‘Suite Life of Zack and Cody’ Reboot . On Tuesday, Cole Sprouse, star of ‘Riverdale,’ virtually appeared on ‘The Drew Barrymore Show.’. The two stars talked about the upcoming ‘Sex and the City’ reboot, with Sprouse calling reboots a “tricky thing.” . According to the 28-year-old actor, they can potentially “disenfranchise” the original fan base of a show. . The original shows, when they become successful, sit in this little golden plate of nostalgia and when you modernize it and go back to it, it has the potential to really disenfranchise the original fan base. So it's a very, very touchy thing, Cole Sprouse, via CNN. Sprouse then referenced his early days on Disney when he starred alongside his brother, Dylan, on ‘The Suite Life of Zack and Cody.’. He said that they get “asked all the time” whether they’d do a reboot of the show. . Sprouse shot down the fan-favorite question, saying he would “absolutely not” do a reboot. . I'm asked all the time if Dylan and I are going to do a 'Suite Life' reboot, and I go, 'No, absolutely not ...', Cole Sprouse, via CNN

Man Who Doubted Ability To Be Arrested Following…

Andrew Williams was one of the Trump supporters who stormed the US Capitol on January 6th. Days later, he asked, "How are they going to arrest every single person?" in a live stream. His expression of doubt regarding the insurrection was fairly widespread among participants. Williams was arrested on January 13th, according to Business Insider. Williams' activities and participation were chronicled in photos and videos obtained by federal police. The FBI and local police force are urging everyone with info to come forward.

Christina Ricci: I Was 'Trapped With Violent…

Christina Ricci says she's been "trapped in a house with a violent abuser" since the coronavirus pandemic broke out 10 months ago, though she now has help in the form of a restraining order. The actress was granted a domestic violence restraining order against her husband, James Heerdegen, on Wednesday,...

Daunting rescue of driver trapped in fast-moving…

A delivery driver found himself trapped after his truck ended up overturned in a fast-moving river in Westgate, England, on Jan. 19. Fire crews rushed to the scene and rescued him.

Who is Amanda Gorman, the Youngest Inaugural Poet…

Who is Amanda Gorman, the Youngest Inaugural Poet in US History?. The 22-year-old recited her poem, 'The Hill We Climb,' at President Joe Biden’s swearing-in ceremony on Wednesday. Gorman, who was invited to read at the request of First Lady Jill Biden, was named the Youth Poet Laureate of Los Angeles at age 16. She went on to become the first National Youth Poet Laureate while studying sociology at Harvard College. The poet told the ‘Los Angeles Times’ she has plans to run for president in 2036, inspired by Vice President Kamala Harris. There’s no denying that a victory for her is a victory for all of us who would like to see ourselves represented as women of color in office. , Amanda Gorman, via ‘Los Angeles Times’. Gorman also has two books in the works, including her children’s book, 'Change Sings,' which is set for a September release

US long-term mortgage rates slip; 30-year loan at…

U.S. long-term mortgage rates slipped this week while remaining at record-low levels

Protesters and police clash in Portland, Oregon

Police say about 150 protesters carrying anti-Biden and anti-police signs marched in Portland, Oregon and damaged the local Democratic Party headquarters. Video shows police firing gas to disperse the protesters. (Jan. 21)

Schwarzenegger Resurrects Old Line to Get You…

Arnold Schwarzenegger became one of the first elderly residents of Los Angeles County to get his coronavirus vaccine on Wednesday—and he did so in typical Arnold fashion, per Politico . "Put the needle down!" he told the technician as she prepared to jab him at Dodger Stadium, referring to a...

Democrats set to formalize Jaime Harrison as…

The Democratic National Committee is set to formally elect Jaime Harrison of South Carolina as chairman, signifying an early alignment between President Joe Biden and state party leaders around the country

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Blind veteran adopts blind dog given up by…

Blind veteran adopts blind dog given up by previous owners

A Once-Common Scourge Returns to Baghdad

Maybe Baghdad residents would have been more wary a few years ago. Authorities say a suicide bomber drew a crowd around him at a busy marketplace Thursday morning by pretending to be ill, then detonated his explosives, reports CNN . Soon after, a second suicide bomber struck nearby. The AP puts...

On This Day: 21 January 2002

In 2002, Tom Cruise and Penélope Cruz attended the London premiere of "Vanilla Sky." (Jan. 21)

U.S. Rejoins Paris Climate Agreement

Vatican convicts ex-bank chief in property…

The Vatican’s criminal tribunal has convicted the former head of the Vatican bank and his lawyer of embezzling millions of euros in proceeds from the sales of Holy See-owned real estate

Here’s What Jennifer Lopez Said in Spanish at…

Here’s What Jennifer Lopez Said in Spanish at Biden’s Inauguration. Lopez performed a medley of "This Land Is Your Land" and "America the Beautiful" at Joe Biden's inauguration. Toward the end of the song, she pointed to the sky and shouted, "Una nación, bajo Dios, indivisible, con libertad y justicia para todos!". For those who don't speak Spanish, Lopez was reciting the end of the Pledge of Allegiance:. “One nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.”. She also worked in "Let's get loud!," a line from one of her famous songs, immediately afterwards. The move garnered mixed reactions on social media, but many Twitter users were loving it

Biden Plan For COVID-19 Vaccine Won't Cause…

14 (UPI) -- The incoming Biden administration's plan to release more doses of the COVID-19 vaccine won't cause supply shortages, Dr. Celine Gounder, a member of the newly created COVID-19 advisory board said Thursday. Two COVID-19 vaccines, made by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna, have been approved for use in the United States, and both require two doses for maximum effectiveness. Through Thursday, nearly 30 million doses of the two vaccines had been distributed across the country, but fewer than 11 million have been administered, based on estimates from the U.S.

Trump Issued One Last Pardon

President Trump issued a final pardon before his presidency ended—and it wasn't for himself, a family member, or Joe Exotic . In a statement issued less than an hour before President Biden was sworn in, when Trump had already landed in Florida en route to Mar-a-Lago, the White House announced...

Blustery conditions in the forecast for Northeast

Snow showers will spread across a larger portion of the Northeast on Friday as cold winds sweep through the region.

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World Leaders Offer President Biden Words of…

World Leaders Offer President Biden Words of Welcome . Joe Biden has been sworn in as the 46th President of the United States. Leaders around the world have reacted to the historic event. This new dawn in America is the moment we've been waiting for so long. Europe is ready for a new start with our oldest and most trusted partner, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. If the new US administration can adopt a more rational and responsible attitude in formulating its foreign policy, I think it will be warmly welcomed by everyone in the international community, Foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying. The ball is in the US' court now. If Washington returns to Iran's 2015 nuclear deal, we will also fully respect our commitments under the pact, Iran President Hassan Rouhani. I am relieved that Joe Biden is sworn in as President today and coming into the White House. I know that this feeling is shared by many people in Germany, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier. In our fight against Covid and across climate change, defence, security and in promoting and defending democracy, our goals are the same and our nations will work hand in hand to achieve them, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson

French victims of child abuse speak out in new…

The French government has pledged to toughen laws on the rape of children after a massive online movement has seen hundreds of victims share accounts about sexual abuse within their families

AP Top Stories January 21 A

Here's the latest for Thursday January 21st: President Biden signs orders on climate and immigration; Vice President Harris swears in new Senators; Police and protesters clash in Portland; 3 National Guard members die in helicopter crash.