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#WATCH | Delhi: Protestors attacked Police at Red Fort, earlier today. #FarmersProtest 

D.C. National Guard commander says Pentagon restricted his authority ahead of Capitol riot, which cost time as day turned deadly

Today’s reminder that Senate Republicans passed their 2017 tax cut via reconciliation.

JUST IN: House and Senate Democrats introduce legislation to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $15 by 2025.

Why some countries will have to wait until 2022 for the Covid-19 vaccine

“It’s hard to compute the sorrow contained in that grim statistic; the years of life lost” UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson pays tribute to the 100,000+ people who have died with Covid in UK, adding, in time “we will come together as a nation to remember”

I had told babusona ( TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee) lotus will bloom in my house. Soumendu (Suvendu's brother) joined BJP & by Ram Navami, more lotuses will bloom. Don't worry babusona, lotus will bloom in your house too by February: BJP's Suvendu Adhikari. #WestBengal 

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JUST IN: Janet Yellen sworn in as secretary of Treasury by VP Harris, becoming the first woman to hold the position.

More than 100,000 people have died with coronavirus in UK, after daily figures record 1,631 deaths within 28 days of positive test


Scoops of the Day

#WATCH Violence continues at ITO in central Delhi, tractors being driven by protestors deliberately try to run over police personnel

Am I losing my mind or did Democrats win the Senate and McConnell is essentially filibustering them taking majority control of the body?

#WATCH A protestor hoists a flag from the ramparts of the Red Fort in Delhi #FarmLaws  #RepublicDay 

I keep doing a quick mental audit and being, like "Why do I have this ambient sense of dread and anxiety?" and then I'm like, "Oh right the pandemic that's killed 400,000 people and destroyed normal daily life and American democracy barely escaping an assasination attempt."

The Biden administration is "exploring ways to speed up" release of $20 bills featuring Harriet Tubman after the Trump administration delayed the move

Senate Majority Leader Schumer on fmr. Pres. Trump: "His act on the 6th was the most despicable thing any president has ever done. And he is the worst president ever."

Oregon GOP passes a formal resolution calling the attack on the Capitol "a false flag" and comparing it to the Reichstag fire.

QAnon-inflected fascism will be the official position of, like, half the state-wide Republican parties by 2022.

BIRTHDAY BEARS: Bears at a wildlife center in New York enjoyed cake and other treats, celebrating their January birthdays together.

#WATCH | Farmers break police barricades at Peeragarhi Chowk and move towards Punjab Bagh in Delhi.


Scoops of the Week

Labour TD @AodhanORiordain  says "every time the minister gets an opportunity ... to speak about this issue she only makes things worse". He says it's clear Minister for Education @NormaFoleyTD1  has lost control of the situation with regards to special needs education

When Trump doesn’t wear a mask, it’s the end of the world When Biden doesn’t wear a mask, they have “bigger issues to worry about”

#WATCH | Delhi: Farmers at Singhu border present a person who alleges a plot to shoot four farmer leaders and cause disruption; says there were plans to cause disruption during farmers' tractor march on Jan 26.

Democrats need to treat this relief package (and their legislative agenda) the way McConnell treats Supreme Court nominations: you do what needs to be done to get it done.

Ever since her beloved owner was hospitalized, this dog walks to the hospital every day and sits outside, waiting to see him 😢

Schumer says he will turn down McConnnell's request for Democrats to protect the filibuster as part of the 50-50 Senate: "Leader McConnell's proposal is unacceptable, and it won't be accepted"

Dr. Fauci: If we get 70-85% of Americans vaccinated by the end of the summer or middle of the summer, we will be approaching a "degree of normality" by around the fall.

This old quote from Hank Aaron in The NY Times obituary just left me speechless. I had not seen this before.

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Irkutsk has come out for Navalny. One of many such scenes across Russia today

Texas To Fully End Taxpayer Funding Of Planned Parenthood By Feb. 3. Innocent lives will be saved.