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President Donald Trump speaks near a section of the U.S.-Mexico border wall, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, in Alamo, Texas. (Delcia Lopez/The Monitor via AP)
Trump expected to issue flurry of pardons on last full dayPresident Donald Trump is expected to spend his last full day in office issuing a flurry of pardons and bidding farewell to the American public from a near-deserted White House surrounded by an extraordinary security presence outside
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
Jacqueline Donahue of Hazleton, right, buys la Mega Millions lottery ticket at the Anthracite Newsstand on Public Square, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. (Mark Moran/The Citizens' Voice via AP)
Mega Millions jackpot now $850M; Powerball up to $730MLottery players are getting another shot at the third-largest jackpot in U.S. history
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Dr. Alan Roth walks to his office after an interview at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in New York, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020. Dozens of clinics have cropped up around the U.S. to address a puzzling and troubling aspect of COVID-19 — the after-effects that can stubbornly afflict some people weeks or months after the infection itself has subsided. “We know this is real,” said Roth, who oversees the Jamaica Hospital clinic. He has been grappling with body pain, fatigue and “brain fog” characterized by occasional forgetfulness since his own relatively mild bout with COVID-19 in March. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
'We know this is real': New clinics aid virus 'long-haulers'Dozens of clinics have cropped up around the U.S. to address a puzzling and troubling aspect of COVID-19 — the after-effects that can stubbornly afflict some people weeks or months after the infection itself has subsided
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Self-described militia members jailed on riot charges Two self-described militia members from western Ohio have been arrested on federal charges that they participated in this month's assault on the U.S. Capitol
The Associated Press2 hours ago
This combination of images released by Academy of American Poets shows, from left, Hallie Knight, 17, a high school senior from Jacksonville, Fla., Mina King, a 17-year-old from Shreveport, La., and 12-year-old Gabrielle Marshall, from Richmond, Va.. who came in first, second and third respectively in a poetry contest organized by the Academy of American Poets for which students wrote their own inaugural poems. Knight's poem is called “To Rebuild.” and King's poem is “In Pursuit of Dawn," and Marshall's poem is "The Power of Hope." The official inaugural poem will be read during Wednesday's ceremony by Amanda Gorman, the country’s first Youth Poet Laureate. (Photos by Hallie Knight, from left, Robin Hines and Jan Marshall/Academy of American Poets via AP)
Students write inaugural poems for poetry academy contestInaugural poems aren't only for grownups
The Associated Press4 hours ago
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What happened? It seems like everyone around you started freaking out at once, as if there were a fire or a volcanic eruption. It's nothing so terrible - just a wee bit of mass hysteria. Go about your business!

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