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Joe Biden’s Cabinet

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — President-elect Joe Biden has nominated and appointed 25 people to serve in his Cabinet: the 15 heads of the executive departments, and 10 individuals who the president designates as cabinet-level. Adding Vice President-elect Kamala Harris brings that number to......

Mega Millions winning numbers: 10, 19, 26, 28, 50 and Mega Ball 16 for estimated $865 million jackpot

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Those feeling lucky have a chance Tuesday night to win the Mega Millions estimated $865 million jackpot, the game’s largest in at least two years. The bounty has reached those heights because there hasn’t been a winner since mid-September. An $865......

Woman investigated for allegedly stealing laptop from Pelosi’s office during Capitol riot faces new charges

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Riley Williams, the woman who was accused by a former romantic partner of stealing a computer from Nancy Pelosi’s office during the U.S. Capitol riot, is facing new charges, according to court documents released Tuesday. The amended criminal complaint......

Justice Department closes investigation into Senator Richard Burr over stock sales

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Justice Department announced late Tuesday that it had closed the investigation in Senator Richard Burr without filing charges. Burr was under investigation for selling stocks at the same time he was receiving briefings as Senate Intelligence Committee chair......

1/19: Red and Blue

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Watch CBSN Live President-elect Biden heads to D.C. for inauguration; Reflecting on President Trump’s time in office Copyright © 2021 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

Newly identified COVID-19 strain in Los Angeles could be driving region’s virus surge, study suggests

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A newly identified strain of the coronavirus prevalent in Southern California could be contributing to the drastic spike in cases in the region, according to new research released Monday. The study, which has not been peer-reviewed, found that more......

National Guardsmen pulled from duty at inauguration over possible extremist ties

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here At least a dozen National Guard members have been removed from President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, with one of them having ties to right-wing extremist group. Jeff Pegues has the latest. Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News......

Tiffany Trump reveals engagement on father’s last full day as president

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here President Trump’s youngest daughter, Tiffany, announced her engagement to boyfriend Michael Boulos on Tuesday on social media. The news came on Mr. Trump’s final full day in office before the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala......

Here are the celebrities joining Biden’s star-studded inauguration

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez and Garth Brooks are performing for President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on January 20, amid a week of events packed with celebrity power but void of crowds. While the coronavirus pandemic forced changes to the traditional......

Death index: Top 59 ways Americans die

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Every year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tracks the number of deaths in the United States and the causes of those deaths. In 2017, the latest year available, there were more than 2.8 million.  This, of course,......

Alejandro Mayorkas, Biden’s homeland security pick, faces senators at confirmation

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Alejandro Mayorkas, President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), faced probing questions from Senators on Tuesday as he prepares to assume a key role in the incoming administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, unauthorized......

How to watch Joe Biden’s inauguration

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be inaugurated on January 20 surrounded by unprecedented security after the assault on the U.S. Capitol on January 6. Mr. Biden will become president at noon, while President Trump is......

Soon to take majority, Senate Democrats introduce voting reform bill

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Senate Democrats announced on Tuesday that the first major legislation they will aim to pass once they take the majority will be a voting and elections reform bill that languished in the Senate after being passed in the House......

Nets star Kyrie Irving buys house for George Floyd’s family

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving bought a house for the family of the late George Floyd, former NBA player Stephen Jackson revealed in an interview.  A publicist for Irving confirmed the report to CBS News on Tuesday, saying the......

Live Updates: Senate holds hearings for 5 Biden nominees on Trump’s last full day in office

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — The Senate is holding confirmation hearings for five of President-elect Joe Biden’s Cabinet nominees on Tuesday, as Democrats rush to approve key officials soon after Mr. Biden’s becomes president on Wednesday. Senators reconvened for the first time......

Trump removes some COVID-19 travel restrictions, Biden will block changes

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here With less than 48 hours left in his presidency, President Trump announced late Monday that he’s lifting COVID-19-related travel restrictions he placed on foreign nationals coming from much of Europe and Brazil. Travel restrictions will continue for most coming from......

Outgoing President Trump’s apparent permanent move to Palm Beach mansion stokes controversy

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here President Trump is apparently planning a move to Mar-a-Lago after his presidency ends. But his Palm Beach neighbors say his decision to permanently live on the property violates the rules stipulated by a 1993 agreement. Manuel Bojorquez reports. Source......

Mets GM Jared Porter reportedly admits sending explicit texts to female reporter

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Mets general manager Jared Porter sent graphic, uninvited text messages and images to a female reporter in 2016 when he was working for the Chicago Cubs in their front office, ESPN reported Monday night. Porter sent dozens of texts......

Biden’s homeland security pick would inherit major challenges, inside and outside U.S.

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Senate faces intense pressure to approve President-elect Joe Biden’s pick to lead the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Alejandro Mayorkas, two weeks after the deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol. The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee......

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