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Sen. Rob Portman Won't Seek Reelection

The Ohio Republican said it's a "tough time to be in public service," citing hyper-partisanship.

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Biden Repeals Trump-Era Ban On Transgender Troops

Former President Donald Trump had first ordered a ban on transgender troops in 2017, and President Biden had long promised to repeal the order.

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'When You Trap A Tiger' And 'We Are Water Protectors' Win Top Children's Book Honors

America's librarians award Tae Keller's When You Trap A Tiger the Newbery Medal and We Are Water Protectors illustrated by Michaela Goade and written by Carole Lindstrom won the Caldecott medal.

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders Announces Run For Arkansas Governor

"With the radical left now in control of Washington, your governor is your last line of defense," Sanders said in an announcement video. She was White House press secretary for President Donald Trump.

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Could Bobbie Hold 2 Spaceships Together in The Expanse?

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2021 - 09:00
This scenario is very similar to a classic physics problem—but with more Martian armor.
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The Wilds Is Lost With Whip-Smart Teen Drama

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2021 - 09:00
Like its spiritual predecessor, Amazon’s new show is full of secrets. Unlike it, the series doesn’t get bogged down in solving mysteries.
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Merck Stops Developing Both Of Its COVID-19 Vaccine Candidates

Merck, which previously made an Ebola vaccine, had been seen as a serious contender in the worldwide race to come up with an answer to COVID-19.

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Welcoming a New Addition to the Deep Space Network

NASA Image of the Day - Mon, 01/25/2021 - 08:28
A powerful new antenna has been added to the NASA Space Communications and Navigation’s Deep Space Network.
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Vizio's Rotating Soundbar Fills the Room With Great Surround

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2021 - 08:00
The flagship (and expensive) Elevate has rotating drivers for when you play Dolby Atmos-supported movies or shows.
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Stop Ignoring the Evidence on Covid-19 Treatments

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2021 - 07:00
The studies are in, and for many patients convalescent plasma should be out. So why do doctors having such a hard time letting go?
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New Algorithms Could Reduce Racial Disparities in Health Care

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2021 - 07:00
Machine learning programs trained with patient reports, rather than doctors', find problems that doctors miss—especially in Black people.
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Sun-Loving Bacteria May Be Accelerating Glacial Melting

Wired Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2021 - 07:00
Scientists find that cyanobacteria cause sediments on glaciers to clump, thus absorbing more sunlight. It's not great news for fans of lower sea levels.
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Angered By New Coronavirus Restrictions, Protesters In Netherlands Clash With Police

Many people are angry that the Netherlands has imposed a new curfew to contain the spread of COVID-19 and new variants of the coronavirus.

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Biden Aims To Close Loopholes In Federal 'Buy American' Provisions

The measure is part of President Biden's promised push to boost U.S. manufacturing, and continues his efforts to sign a slew of executive actions during his first days in office.

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Tough Decisions Ahead For Biden's Incoming Solicitor General

At issue is whether the new administration should reverse course in cases where the Trump administration outlined a legal position. But the justices do not look kindly on the government flip-flopping.

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House Poised To Transmit Article Of Impeachment Against Trump To Senate

The trial itself will begin on Feb. 9, giving the Democratic House impeachment managers and Trump's defense team two weeks to file briefs and finalize their legal preparations.

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Some Seniors Face Shrinking Nest Eggs As They Care For Loved Ones During Pandemic

Many senior citizens entered their golden years with more debt than previous generations, and now they're struggling financially as they try to provide care for an ailing relative during the pandemic.

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Protect Pregnant Women 'Through Research,' Not 'From Research,' OB-GYNs Urge

As COVID-19 vaccines roll out, doctors say it's long past time to address the exclusion of pregnant women from research on drugs and vaccines. They say better study design is the answer.

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Fatal Police Shootings Of Unarmed Black People Reveal Troubling Patterns

Since 2015, police officers have fatally shot at least 135 unarmed Black people nationwide. The majority of officers were white and for at least 15 of them, the shootings were not their first or last.

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Biden To Implement Travel Restrictions To Combat New Coronavirus Variants

Newly discovered variants of COVID-19 in South Africa and Brazil could make the virus more infectious and may decrease the efficacy of vaccines.

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