First-ever treaty to ban nuclear weapons enters…

The first-ever treaty to ban nuclear weapons has entered into force and is being hailed as a historic step to rid the world of its deadliest weapons

Cops: Teen Kroger Worker Stole $980K in 2 Weeks

When the person in charge of flagging fraudulent transactions at an Atlanta-area Kroger grocery store went on vacation for two weeks, a teen employee apparently saw it as the chance of a lifetime. Police in Gwinnett County say 19-year-old Tre Brown stole more than $980,000 in two weeks in...

Clearing snow from NFL stadiums requires many…

Three of the four NFL teams left standing to reach the Super Bowl have plenty of experience playing in snow – and clearing it.

Global stocks sink after China coronavirus…

Global stock markets have retreated after a resurgence of coronavirus infections in China and a rise in cases in Southeast Asia

Here's How Dr. Fauci Feels About Working Under…

Wondering how Dr. Anthony Fauci, frequently dissed and ultimately sidelined by former President Trump, feels about working in the Biden administration? Pretty darn good, he revealed in answer to a question at Thursday's White House press briefing. "I can tell you I take no pleasure at all in being in...

ShowBiz Minute; Bond, Chapelle, Diamond

Bond film "No Time to Die" delayed again because of virus; Dave Chappelle tests positive for COVID-19; shows canceled; Dustin Diamond undergoing chemotherapy treatments for cancer. (Jan. 22)

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Maryland officials to remember longtime Senate…

Maryland officials will be sharing memories of the nation's longest-serving state Senate president

Hawley and Cruz Face Ethics Complaint

Republican Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz face an ethics investigation over their roles in fighting the certification of President Biden's electoral victory and the Jan. 6 rally that turned into an attack on the US Capitol. "By proceeding with their objections to the electors after the violent attack, Senators...

Hundreds of cold-stunned turtles flown by…

Gulf World Marine Institute in Panama City is currently treating dozens of cold-stunned sea turtles from the New England area.

Man plans to plead guilty to deaths of 36…

The master tenant of a cluttered, dilapidated San Francisco Bay Area warehouse where 36 people perished in a 2016 fire is scheduled to plead guilty

Amanda Gorman's Fans Make Her Books Bestsellers

Amanda Gorman has two books coming out, but not until September. After the poet's performance at President Biden's inauguration Wednesday, they went to the top of a bestseller list anyway. "I am on the floor," Gorman tweeted . "My books are #1 and #2 on Amazon after 1 day!" The upcoming...

Carey Mulligan mulls on 'year of self-examination'

Carey Mulligan and Ralph Fiennes discuss how people will relate to their Netflix drama "The Dig" as it contains themese of "deep social anxiety and communal anxiety." (Jan. 22)

Lucky few hit COVID-19 vaccine jackpot for rare…

With millions of Americans waiting for their chance to get the coronavirus vaccine, a fortunate few are getting bumped to the front of the line as clinics scramble to get rid of extra, perishable doses at the end of the day

McConnell Wants to Delay Trump's Impeachment Trial

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is in no hurry for the Senate impeachment trial of former President Trump to begin. He's told Democrats he wants the trial to begin sometime in February, which would allow both sides at least a week to prepare for the proceeding, CBS reports. That's not...

Rescuing dry skin during the winter

Cold temperatures are a major factor in dry, cracked skin during the winter, but there are ways you can keep your skin hydrated.

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Dave Chappelle tests positive for COVID-19; shows…

Dave Chappelle has tested positive for the coronavirus and his upcoming comedy shows have been canceled

McConnell Wants a Deal on Filibusters

Republicans and Democrats are negotiating how to split control of the Senate for the next two years, and there's one custom that Mitch McConnell wants to protect: the filibuster. His rivals aren't buying it, the Hill reports. "We're not going to give him what he wishes," said Sen. Dick Durbin....

AP Top Stories January 22 A

Here's the latest for Friday January 22nd: Congress approves waiver for Defense Sec. nominee; Biden wants to discuss pipeline with Canadian PM; McConnell suggests delaying Trump impeachment trial; Former Houston police officer charged in Capitol riot.

Lawyers want Giuliani investigated, license…

A lawyers’ group has filed an ethics complaint against Rudy Giuliani with New York’s courts

Facebook's Trump Suspension Goes to Oversight…

Facebook has defended its decision, made after the attack on the US Capitol, to not allow former President Trump on its platforms indefinitely. "We believe our decision was necessary and right," a Facebook blog post said. But the company has sent the issue to its new Oversight Board for a...

Firefighters put a stop to the Skyline Fire

Firefighters quashed the forward progress of the Skyline Fire near Hacienda Heights, California, keeping it to half an acre on Jan. 20.

Yosemite National Park to remain closed after…

Yosemite National Park will remain closed through the weekend after high winds that battered much of California knocked down two giant sequoias and caused millions of dollars in damage

Investors Bullish on Tech as 2 More Records Fall

The stock market ended up in mixed territory on day No. 2 of the new White House. The Dow fell 12 points to 31,117 on Thursday, but the S&P 500 rose a point to 3,853, and the Nasdaq climbed 73 points to 13,530. The latter two are...

On This Day: 22 January 2006

In 2006, Lisa Marie Presley married musician Michael Lockwood in Japan. (Jan. 22)

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Trump gives permit to ranchers whose case led to…

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management in the final days of the Trump administration has issued a grazing permit to Oregon ranchers whose imprisonment sparked the armed takeover of a federal wildlife refuge

Biden Tightens Virus Travel Rules, Outlines COVID…

President Biden's first full day in office had one main focus: COVID-19. Biden signed 10 executive orders aimed at speeding up the nation's recovery and curbing the spread of the virus, reports NBC News . But he also cautioned that things will get worse in the near future. "We didn't get...

Tracking a new storm for Midwest, Northeast

Bernie Rayno says a storm system set to arrive in the West has the potential to bring widespread impacts to the East next week.