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Canada Thinking of Quarantining Travelers in Hotels

By Rob Gillies | Friday Jan 22, 2021
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned Friday his government could impose stricter restrictions on travelers at any moment in response to new, likely more contagious variants of the coronavirus.

UK Chief Scientist Says New Virus Variant May be More Deadly

By Jill Lawless | Friday Jan 22, 2021
There is some evidence that a new coronavirus variant first identified in southeast England carries a higher risk of death than the original strain.

Trump Impeachment to Go to Senate Monday, Launching Trial

By Mary Clare Jalonick and Lisa Mascaro | Friday Jan 22, 2021
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans to send the article of impeachment against Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday, launching the start of the former president's trial on a charge of incitement of insurrection over the deadly Capitol riot.

Review: A Showdown at the Border in 'No Man's Land'

By Lindsey Bahr | Friday Jan 22, 2021
This film's heart, and homages to classic Westerns, are in the right place even if the work as a whole is neither as impactful nor epic as the filmmakers were striving for.

Review: 'Human Factor' Gets Personal about Mideast Peace

By Jocelyn Noveck | Friday Jan 22, 2021
Ready for a documentary about three decades of agonizing fits and starts of the Mideast peace process, from the perspective of U.S. negotiators? You're probably thinking that doesn't sound too enticing right about now.

Review: In 'The White Tiger,' an Epic for Modern-Day India

By Jake Coyle | Friday Jan 22, 2021
Ramin Bahrani's latest film filters modern India through a crime drama like "Scarface" and reaches for the operatic heights of "Goodfellas."


By Jake Coyle | Friday Jan 22, 2021

Transgender Youth Bills in US States Reflect Deep Divisions

By Iris Samuels | Friday Jan 22, 2021
There are bills in more than a dozen states where lawmakers are proposing restrictions on athletics or gender-confirming health care for trans minors this year.

Alice Hoagland, Gay Rugby Icon's Mother and 9/11 Activist, Dies

By Jeff McMillan | Friday Jan 22, 2021
Alice Hoagland, a beloved figure of the gay rugby movement that her own son, Mark Bingham, helped set in motion shortly before he perished in the 2001 terrorist attacks as one of the heroes of Flight 93, has died at 71.

Biden Revokes Trump Order Banning Some Diversity Training

By Alexandra Olson | Friday Jan 22, 2021
Civil rights groups on Thursday celebrated President Joe Biden's swift revocation of a Trump administration order that had banned federal agencies, contractors and recipients of federal funding from conducting certain diversity training.

Bond Film 'No Time to Die' Delayed Again because of Virus

Friday Jan 22, 2021
It's still not time for "No Time to Die."

Dave Chappelle Tests Positive for COVID-19; Shows Canceled

Friday Jan 22, 2021
Dave Chappelle tested positive for the coronavirus just before his comedy show scheduled for Thursday, forcing his upcoming appearances to be canceled, a spokeswoman said.

Dustin Diamond Undergoing Chemotherapy Treatments for Cancer

Friday Jan 22, 2021
Original "Saved by the Bell" star Dustin Diamond has begun undergoing chemotherapy treatments after being diagnosed with cancer, according to his representative.

CNN, MSNBC Viewers Flip for Biden; Fox Audience Slumps

By David Bauder | Friday Jan 22, 2021
Nothing illustrates the political passions of a television network's audience quite like ratings for a presidential inaugural.

FDA Approves 1st Long-Acting HIV Drug Combo, Monthly Shots

By Marilynn Marchione | Friday Jan 22, 2021
U.S. regulators have approved the first long-acting drug combo for HIV, monthly shots that can replace the daily pills now used to control infection with the AIDS virus.

'Your Land'? Some Native Americans Question Inaugural Song

By Felicia Fonseca | Friday Jan 22, 2021
On the first day of Joe Biden's presidency, Native Americans had reason to celebrate. Biden halted construction of the border wall that threatened to physically separate Indigenous people living on both sides.

Biden Ordering Stopgap Help as Talks Start on Big Aid Plan

By Josh Boak | Friday Jan 22, 2021
President Joe Biden plans to take executive action Friday to provide a stopgap measure of financial relief to millions of Americans while Congress begins to consider his much larger $1.9 trillion package to help those affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Lucky Few Hit COVID-19 Vaccine Jackpot for Rare Extra Doses

By Bernard Condon, Candice Choi, Matt Sedensky | Friday Jan 22, 2021
With millions of Americans waiting for their chance to get the coronavirus vaccine, a lucky few are getting bumped to the front of the line as clinics scramble to get rid of extra, perishable doses at the end of the day.

Fauci Unleashed: Doc Takes 'Liberating' Turn at Center Stage

By Jonathan Lemire | Friday Jan 22, 2021
In truth, the nation's leading infectious-diseases expert never really went away. But after enduring nearly a year of darts and undermining comments from former President Donald Trump, Fauci now speaks with the authority of the White House again.

Stellantis CEO: New Car Company Will Protect Jobs and Brands

By Colleen Barry and Tom Krisher | Thursday Jan 21, 2021
The CEO of Stellantis, the carmaker created from the merger of PSA Peugeot and Fiat Chrysler, said Tuesday that the tie-up will help preserve jobs, factories and the 14 storied brands.

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