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California Lifts Stay-At-Home Orders: 'Light At The End Of The Tunnel'
State health officials are breathing a sigh of relief. But they are also cautious: More than 40 million Californians live in counties where COVID-19 risk is deemed "widespread."
Sen. Rob Portman Won't Seek Reelection
The Ohio Republican said it's a "tough time to be in public service," citing hyper-partisanship.
Crime & Justice
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.
US & World
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.
After A Year Battling COVID-19, Drug Treatments Get A Mixed Report Card
Drugs for COVID-19 are sorted into three basic categories: They work, they don't work, or there simply isn't enough information to know. A generic steroid is one medicine that proved helpful.
Environment & Science
Biden To Move Quickly On Climate Change, Reversing Trump Rollbacks
President Biden has set his sights on more than 100 Trump administration environmental rollbacks as well as plans to rejoin the international climate accord.
President Biden Will Extend Student Loan Payment Freeze Through Sept. 30
He plans to ask the Education Department to extend pandemic relief for about 41 million federal student loan borrowers.
Arts & Entertainment
'Not Broken But Simply Unfinished': Poet Amanda Gorman Calls For A Better America
The 22-year-old composed a poem, "The Hill We Climb," that acknowledges the recent insurrection attempt, but turns resolutely toward hope. "The new dawn blooms," she writes.
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.