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1. U.S. House and Senate Members Sworn In During Historic Times

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Against the background of an ongoing and increasing pandemic, economic uncertainty and political upheaval, the 117th United States Congress was sworn in Sunday. Members of the House and Senate took an oath to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States, and thereby, American citizens.

2. Attorney General Barack Obama?

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The names of Barack and Michelle Obama have been bandied about in conversations about potential positions within the Biden administration.

3. Coronavirus Update: More Than 350,000 Americans Have Lost Their Lives to Covid-19

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As health officials nationwide await a surge in coronavirus cases following the holidays, the U.S. has hit another bleak milestone, reporting more than 350,000 COVID-19 deaths.

4. 23-Year-Old Dolal Idd Becomes the First Person Killed by Minneapolis Police Since George Floyd

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Over the holiday weekend, body camera footage was released showing Dolal Idd, a 23-year-old Somali-American man, being shot and killed by Minneapolis Police during an attempted traffic stop on December 30th.

5. LeBron James Climbs The Sports Nutrition “Ladder” With Sale Of Company To OpenFit

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Ladder, a nutritional company founded by LeBron James and Arnold Schwarzenegger, has been sold to the technology fitness platform Openfit. James and Schwarzenegger will stay on as minority shareholders and help with future promotional content.


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