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Biden's Plan To Get America Vaccinated

BIDEN'S PLAN TO GET AMERICA VACCINATED

Today in history: Jan. 17

TODAY IN HISTORY: JAN. 17

During World War II, Allied forces launched the first of four battles for Monte Cassino in Italy, and more events that happened on...

 
 
 
1795: First presidential pardon

1795: FIRST PRESIDENTIAL PARDON

The first presidential pardon was issued by President George Washington when he pardoned two men sentenced to hang for treason. They...

Celebrity Birthdays: Jan. 17

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS: JAN. 17

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Betty White, Dwyane Wade, James Earl Jones, Jim Carrey,...

 
 
 
1791: First cabinet meeting

1791: FIRST CABINET MEETING

President George Washington's cabinet consisted of only four men: Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson, Secretary of the Treasury Alexander...

2020: Native American woman to head Interior Department

2020: NATIVE AMERICAN WOMAN TO HEAD INTERIOR DEPARTMENT

Rep. Deb Haaland, a Democrat from New Mexico, is set to become the first Native American to head the Interior Department. It is a historic...

 
 
 
2020: Transgender woman wins political race

2020: TRANSGENDER WOMAN WINS POLITICAL RACE

Sarah McBride becomes the country's first transgender state senator. A Democrat, she won a seat in a heavily Democratic district of...

2020: Yellen selected for treasury secretary

2020: YELLEN SELECTED FOR TREASURY SECRETARY

President-elect Joe Biden chose Janet Yellen to be treasury secretary. If confirmed by the now Democratically controlled Senate, she...

 
 
 
Today in Sports History: January 17th

TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY: JANUARY 17TH

Here's a look back at sports happenings on this date in history, Jan. 17.

2020: Harris wins vice presidency

2020: HARRIS WINS VICE PRESIDENCY

Kamala Harris chalked up a number of firsts in the 2020 presidential election: the first woman, the first Black woman, and the first...

 
 
 
2019: First openly gay candidate runs for president

2019: FIRST OPENLY GAY CANDIDATE RUNS FOR PRESIDENT

Pete Buttigieg, 37, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, joined the race for the Democratic nomination for president. A veteran of the...

2008: Woman seeks VP nomination on Republican ticket

2008: WOMAN SEEKS VP NOMINATION ON REPUBLICAN TICKET

Sarah Palin was the first Republican woman nominee for vice president and the second woman from a major political party. She ran with...

 
 
 
2007: Pelosi becomes speaker of the house

2007: PELOSI BECOMES SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE

Rep. Nancy Pelosi, the California Democrat, was the first woman elected to be the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. She...

1996: Albright tapped for secretary of state

1996: ALBRIGHT TAPPED FOR SECRETARY OF STATE

Madeline Albright was chosen to be secretary of state by President Bill Clinton and confirmed unanimously by the U.S. Senate. The daughter...

 
 
 
Today in history: Jan. 16

TODAY IN HISTORY: JAN. 16

Prohibition began in the United States as the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution took effect, one year to the day after its ratification,...

Today in Sports History: January 16th

TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY: JANUARY 16TH

Here's a look back at sports happenings on this date in history, Jan. 16.

 
 
 
AP Top Stories January 15

AP TOP STORIES JANUARY 15

AP News Minute: One day after President-elect Joe Biden unveiled his $1.9 trillion rescue plan to fight the coronavirus and bolster...

Wis. Gov: Lack of second doses 'slap in the face'

WIS. GOV: LACK OF SECOND DOSES 'SLAP IN THE FACE'

Gov. Tony Evers blasted federal officials Friday for promising to release the remainder of their COVID-19 vaccine stockpile when it...

 
 
 
Biden uses Defense Production Act for vaccines

BIDEN USES DEFENSE PRODUCTION ACT FOR VACCINES

President-elect Joe Biden will use the Defense Production Act to expand the production of the COVID-19 vaccine and vaccination supplies...

How the Democratic Party won Georgia

HOW THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY WON GEORGIA

A week on from the Georgia runoffs, a look at the activists and Democratic Party strategists on the ground reflecting on the narrow...

 
 
 



Biden taps Warren ally Chopra to lead Consumer Bureau

Biden taps Warren ally Chopra to lead Consumer Bureau

President-elect Joe Biden will nominate Rohit Chopra to be the next director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, according to four sources familiar with the decision... Read more ...

Should Drew Brees retire from Saints? Why losing to Tom Brady, Buccaneers in...

Should Drew Brees retire from Saints? Why losing to Tom Brady, Buccaneers in NFC playoffs can inspire return

The expectation is that Drew Brees will retire now that the Saints' 2020 season is over. But what if Brees looks at Tom Brady's production at 43 and decides he can do that, too? Read more ...

Los Angeles Chargers hiring Brandon Staley as head coach

Los Angeles Chargers hiring Brandon Staley as head coach

COSTA MESA, Calif. - The Los Angeles Chargers have hired Los Angeles Rams defensive coordinator Brian Staley as the team's head coach. Read more ...

Phil Spector, the revolutionary music producer convicted of murdering an...

Phil Spector, the revolutionary music producer convicted of murdering an actress, has died at 81

California state prison officials said Spector died Saturday of natural causes at a hospital. Read more ...

Defense Officials Fear Inside Attack At Inauguration, Prompting FBI To Vet Guard

Defense Officials Fear Inside Attack At Inauguration, Prompting FBI To Vet Guard

The massive undertaking underscores fears that some of the very people assigned to protect Washington could threaten the incoming administration. Read more ...

Navalny Detained as He Arrives Back in Russia

Navalny Detained as He Arrives Back in Russia

Alexei Navalny, a leading Kremlin political opponent, was taken into custody Sunday just after returning to Russia from Germany, where he was recovering from a poisoning... Read more ...

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Democrat Alex Padilla, now California's secretary of state, will serve the final two years of Harris' term. Read more ...

NFL Draft order 2021: Updated list of picks for every team after divisional...

NFL Draft order 2021: Updated list of picks for every team after divisional playoffs

Here is the 2021 NFL Draft order for the first 28 picks, which was finalized with the results of the divisional round. Read more ...

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

WILMINGTON, Del. - Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will resign her Senate seat on Monday, two days before she and President-elect Joe Biden are inaugurated. Aides to the... Read more ...

Biden to yank Keystone XL permit on first day of presidency

Biden to yank Keystone XL permit on first day of presidency

President-elect Joe Biden will rescind the cross-border permit for TC Energy's Keystone XL pipeline on his first day in office, three sources confirm to POLITICO. The move is... Read more ...