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[l] at 1/23/21 1:00am
On Jan. 23, 2020, the Chinese government issued a travel ban for all residents of Wuhan, the epicenter of a novel coronavirus outbreak.
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[l] at 1/22/21 7:22pm
A group of three dozen House Democrats signed a letter asking President Joe Biden to commute the death sentences of all federal death row inmates and work to dismantle the form of punishment at the federal leve
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[l] at 1/22/21 5:48pm
A California man pleaded guilty Friday to 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter for his role in the 2016 Ghost Ship warehouse fire in Oakland.
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[l] at 1/22/21 5:13pm
Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said Friday that the full chamber will consider Janet Yellen's nomination to be treasury secretary Monday.
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[l] at 1/22/21 4:12pm
The Biden administration on Friday began halting most deportations for 100 days to "review and reset enforcement priorities" following a Trump administration that instituted a "zero tolerance" policy.
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[l] at 1/22/21 2:59pm
On his second full day in the White House, President Joe Biden signed two executive orders Friday that direct his administration to provide more economic help to millions of Americans.
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[l] at 1/22/21 2:48pm
The British Defense Ministry announced a $137 million contract on Friday for a high-tech surveillance system that could help soldiers to detect enemy targets.
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[l] at 1/22/21 2:45pm
The Biden administration announced Friday that federal law enforcement agencies will begin an analysis of domestic extremist violence groups after the siege of the U.S. Capitol.
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[l] at 1/22/21 2:21pm
California District Attorney Xavier Becerra announced Friday he's opening a civil rights investigation into the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
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[l] at 1/22/21 1:58pm
The Defense Department announced a $3.6 billion contract with Northrop Grumman on Friday for support of the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node.
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[l] at 1/22/21 1:20pm
The National Football League will invite 7,500 vaccinated healthcare workers to be among the total of 22,000 live fans in the stands at February's Super Bowl LV in Tampa Bay, Fla., NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said.
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[l] at 1/22/21 12:44pm
A rare portrait by Italian painter Sandro Botticelli is expected to fetch $80 million at auction next week, according to Sotheby's, a record for the Old Master.
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[l] at 1/22/21 12:32pm
The Departments of Defense and Homeland Security stopped construction work on the southern border wall and began a 100-day halt to deportations on Friday.
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[l] at 1/22/21 12:00pm
The former head of the Vatican bank was sentenced to almost nine years in prison for money laundering and a real estate embezzlement scheme during the pontificates of Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict.
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[l] at 1/22/21 11:43am
Existing home sales in 2020 increased 5.6% from 2019, the largest increase since the Great Recession, and the median home sales price went up nearly 13%, the National Association of Realtors reported.
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[l] at 1/22/21 11:32am
The Navy littoral combat ship USS Freedom held passing exercises with counterparts from the navies of El Salvador and Guatemala, the 4th Fleet said on Friday.
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[l] at 1/22/21 10:14am
Lloyd J. Austin III was confirmed by the Senate as defense secretary on Friday, allowing the retired general to become the first Black Pentagon chief.
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[l] at 1/22/21 10:02am
A British court on Friday sentenced four people to prison, including the ringleaders of a human trafficking operation, for the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants who died after being smuggled into Britain in 2019.
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[l] at 1/22/21 9:40am
A Florida man accused of participating in the attack on the U.S. Capitol this month was arrested after officials say he avoided police and traveled to Washington, D.C., on the day President Joe Biden was inaugurated.
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[l] at 1/22/21 8:57am
Russian authorities arrested and fined multiple allies and associates of detained opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Friday on the eve of demonstrations planned for 70 cities across the country Saturday.
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[l] at 1/22/21 8:40am
The House will deliver an article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump to the Senate for trial on Monday, Democratic leader Charles Schumer said Friday.

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