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Biden Says It Would Be 'Difficult' To Lose Sanders Or Warren From Senate For Admin.
The president-elect says he is open to including his progressive former rivals in his new administration, but that he also needs strong leadership in the Senate.
Initial Batch Of COVID-19 Vaccines Will Go To States Based On Population, Not Risk
Operation Warp Speed is allocating the first batch of 6.4 million COVID vaccines to states, based on population. This circumvents a CDC advisory committee, which proposed allocation based on risk.
Crime & Justice
U.S. Agrees To Pause Deportations For Women Alleging Abuse At ICE Facility
Dozens of immigrant women have said they received unwanted gynecological procedures at Irwin County Detention Center. Yet even as authorities investigate, the accusers have been in danger of removal.
Biden Says His National Security Team 'Reflects That America Is Back'
President-elect Joe Biden stressed a return to multilateralism as he introduced key national security and foreign policy appointees and nominees.
US & World
England Cuts Quarantine Time For Travelers With Negative COVID-19 Test
Starting next month, some travelers going to England could cut their 14-day mandatory quarantine down to five days if a COVID-19 test comes up negative.
Arts & Entertainment
Oxford's Defining Words Of 2020: 'Blursday,' 'Systemic Racism' And Yes, 'Pandemic'
Too much happened in 2020 for Oxford Languages to choose a single word of the year. So they opted for dozens.
Environment & Science
Climate Justice Fund Counters 'Centuries Of Underinvestment'
Portland, Oregon, will fund clean energy in communities that are most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. That's an idea that's part of President-elect Joe Biden's sweeping climate plan.
The Legacy Of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos
DeVos will be remembered as a loyal lieutenant to President Trump, a hero to school choice advocates and a villain to defrauded student loan borrowers.
Oscar The Grouch And Grover Give Us Some Tips For Staying Home
Oscar the Grouch loves his trash, but he loves it more when everyone stays far away from him.
Business & Economy
LA Homebuyers Turn To 'Tenancy In Common,' With Tradeoffs
TIC buyers must be willing to co-own property with strangers. And rent-controlled tenants may have been forced out of the buildings they're moving into.