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Inauguration: 12 National Guard Members Removed From Duty

(CNN) - 12 Army National Guard Members have been removed from Inauguration duty. Defense officials say it was part of the security vetting process to ensure none of the troops have ties to extremist groups. Officials did not give…

Biden To Propose Immigration Bill

(CNN) - President-elect Joe Biden will unveil a sweeping immigration bill on his first day in office. The comprehensive immigration overhaul will provide a multi-year pathway to citizenship for the millions of undocumented immigrants currently in the U.S. The…

2 Spirit Agents Hurt After Passenger Dispute

(CNN) - Two Spirit airlines agents were hurt and one was hospitalized after a dispute with passengers at Detroit Metro airport. the argument was over carry-on bags. It happened Sunday while the passengers were boarding a flight to Atlanta.…

Alec Baldwin Leaves Twitter Amid Wife Backlash

(CNN) - Actor Alec Baldwin has bid farewell to Twitter, again. The "30 rock" star has taken a break from Twitter a few times, including in 2017 after outrage over his comments about sexual harassment and assault sparked outrage.…

Pelosi, McConnell, Schumer To Attend Church With Biden

(CNN) - Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer plan to attend church Wednesday morning with president-elect Joe Biden and vice-president elect Kamala Harris. According to a source, Biden invited the congressional leaders to join him for a service at Saint…

25,000 National Guard Troops Around Capitol

(CNN) - The maximum level of National Guard Security has been authorized by the Pentagon for Inauguration Day. There are now approximately 25,000 National Guard troops on the ground in Washington, D.C. That's according to spokesman major Aaron Thacker.…

Study: Small Portion Of Fried Foods Increases Stroke Risk

(CNN) - There's more evidence that eating fried foods may increase your risk for major heart disease and stroke. Published Monday in the journal Heart, the research shows each additional weekly serving of a half a cup of fried…

Steve Martin Gets COVID Vaccine-Tweets Good, Bad News

(CNN) - What's it like getting the COVID-19 vaccine? If you ask Steve Martin, it's a good news, bad news situation. After receiving his shot, the comedic actor tweeted "Good news: I just got vaccinated! Bad news: I got…

Trump To Lift COVID Travel Restrictions

(CNN) - With one full day left in the White House, president Trump reportedly still plans to change some coronavirus travel restrictions. A White House official says Trump is expected to lift the restrictions imposed on Brazil and much…

Study: Evidence Of Longer Immunity After COVID Infection

(CNN)  - A new study shows people who recover from COVID-19 could have long-lasting immunity. The report out Monday in the journal Nature confirms previous research. It shows bits of the virus stay in the body even after the…

U.S. Surpasses 24 Million Coronavirus Cases

(CNN) - The U.S. has now surpassed 24 million coronavirus cases. That's according to Johns Hopkins University. The first coronavirus case in the U.S. was reported a year ago. It took the country 304 days to reach 12 million…

Steve Martin Reveals He Got COVID Vaccine

(CNN) - Comedy legend Steve Martin tweeted that he had good news and bad news about the COVID vaccine Sunday. The good news is that he got the vaccine. The bad news he said is that he got it…

AAA: Georgia Pump Prices Jump 7 Cents

NEWS RELEASE ATLANTA, GA., (January 18, 2021) — Georgia gas prices  increased at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $2.23 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. Monday's state average is 7 cents more than a week ago, 20 cents…

Capitol Riots: Army Reservist With Security Clearance Charged

(CNN) - Almost two weeks after the U.S. Capitol in D.C. was under siege. Federal investigators are rounding up those responsible and charging them with a crime. On Sunday, they charged Army reservist Timothy Hale-Cusanelli. Investigators say Hale-Cusanelli has…

Trump To Issue Around 100 Pardons This Week

(CNN) - On his final full day in office, president Trump plans to issue around 100 pardons and commutations. That's according to three people familiar with the matter. The president will reportedly pardon white collar criminals, high-profile rappers and…

Parler's Website Back Online With Brief Message

(CNN) - The social network Parler was back online Sunday, after Amazon web services booted it a week ago. In a come-back message dated Saturday, CEO John Matze writes, "Hello world, is this thing on?" This implies Parler has…

Nestlé Recalls Pepperoni Hot Pockets

(CNN) - More than 760,000 pounds of Hot Pockets have been recalled. There are concerns they could contain pieces of glass and hard plastic. Parent company Nestlé prepared foods said it received complaints about contaminated materials being inside the…

Election Fraud Talks Online Down Since Trump Social Media Ban

(CNN) - New research shows election misinformation on social media plunged 73% after companies banned president Trump and his allies. A San Francisco-based analytics firm called Zignal Labs calculated the number. It reviewed posts from before the ban and…

Protests: FCC Warns About Using Radios For Illegal Activity

(CNN) - The Federal Communications Commission is warning the public against using radios to coordinate illegal activity. The warning comes as all 50 state capitols get ready for planned armed protests ahead of president-elect Joe Biden's inauguration. The FCC…

Trump Hasn't Chosen Impeachment Defense Team Yet

(CNN) - President Donald Trump has not yet assembled a defense team for his upcoming senate impeachment trial. On Sunday , Trump's campaign said, "President Trump has not yet made a determination as to which lawyer or law firm…

WAPO: NSA Chief Ordered To Install Trump Loyalist

(CNN) - Acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller issued an order Saturday to install Trump loyalist Michael Ellis as the top lawyer at the National Security Agency, according to three people familiar with the matter. Miller asked the head…

TSA Boosts Security Ahead Of Inauguration

(CNN) - The Transportation Security Administration is on high alert at Washington's three airports leading up to Inauguration Day. TSA says there will be additional law enforcement and canine presence at Reagan National, Washington Dulles, and BWI Thurgood Marshall…

'Saved By The Bell' Star Diagnosed With Cancer

(CNN) - Actor Dustin Diamond, best known for his role as "Screech" on Saved by the Bell, has been diagnosed with cancer. The actor's representative confirmed the diagnosis to USA Today, days after Diamond's Facebook page revealed he checked…

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