Archive for January 17th, 2021

Warnock Calls For Equity And Integrity In Sermon At Ebenezer Baptist Ahead Of MLK Day

Politics | | January 17 2021, 7:40 PM

Georgia Sen.-elect Raphael Warnock took to the pulpit at Martin Luther King Jr.'s spiritual home for a sermon honoring the civil rights icon and calling for his work to continue.

Twitter Suspends Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's Account

Politics | | January 17 2021, 4:40 PM

A Twitter spokesperson said Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene violated the company policy it recently used to remove thousands of QAnon-related accounts. Her account was suspended for 12 hours.

The Things I'll Miss Most On An Inauguration Day Unlike Any Other | | January 17 2021, 4:00 PM

As the inauguration nears, the Capitol has become a fortress. The fences surrounding it, writes NPR's Michel Martin, "are the hallmarks of a country at war, and most tragically, at war with itself."

Loews Hotels Drops Fundraiser For Sen. Josh Hawley After Capitol Riots

Politics | | January 17 2021, 10:00 AM

The hotel company is the latest to sever ties with the Republican senator following his objection to the Electoral College votes during Congress' certification of President-elect Joe Biden's win.

Harris Will Leave Senate Seat Monday, Set To Return As Tie-Breaking Vice President

Politics | | January 17 2021, 7:00 AM

The vice president-elect will be sworn in on Wednesday by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, both women of color who broke barriers. As vice president, Harris will tip control of the Senate to Democrats.

Social Media Site Gab Is Surging, Even As Critics Blame It For Capitol Violence | | January 17 2021, 6:00 AM

As federal investigators begin to launch criminal cases against some of the perpetrators of the violence, a growing chorus of advocates and lawmakers say tech companies bear some responsibility, too.

Didn't Get Enough Financial Aid For College? You Can Ask For More Money

Education | | January 17 2021, 4:00 AM

The FAFSA uses tax data from two years ago to determine a student's eligibility for financial aid for college. But if your financial situation has changed since then, there are ways to get more money.

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