Ministers eye 'astonishing' plan to give everyone who tests positive for Covid a one-off £500 payment to 'encourage more swabs'
"The Simpsons" seemed to get it right again -- by predicting part of the inauguration
Japan says Tokyo Olympics will go ahead as planned this year and doubled down on its commitment to host the Games as organizers denied reports of a cancelation
#WATCH Mumbai: Indian Navy P-8I maritime reconnaissance aircraft will supply 1 lakh dosages of #COVID19 vaccine to Mauritius and 50,000 dosages to Seychelles. The consignment will be first delivered to Seychelles and then to Mauritius.
At the inauguration, Bernie Sanders gave off a casual “This has been fun, but the post office closes at six” vibe that people felt deep in their souls.
Google’s threat to block Australia over content fees sparks anger
Opinion: Right on schedule, Republicans pretend to care about deficits again
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
On the day Politico gave Playbook to Ben Shapiro, it asked my thoughts on how Biden can unite us. Given that it published Shapiro in the spirit of airing diverse views, I thought it would be open to whatever I had to say. But Politico refused to run what I wrote, which is below.
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.
Greta Thunberg trolled Sen. Ted Cruz after he claimed rejoining the Paris climate deal shows President Biden is more interested in "the citizens of Paris than in the jobs of the citizens of Pittsburgh." The agreement is named after Paris because that is where it was adopted.
Conservatives will pretend “unity” means Democrats have to let them keep ill-gotten gains, leave saboteurs in positions of power, but nobody has to pretend to believe them.
“If… I hear you treat another colleague with disrespect… I will fire you on the spot.” President Biden tells his new appointees he won’t tolerate bullying in his administration - and expects them to restore “decency and dignity, that’s been missing… for the last four years”.
Ever since her beloved owner was hospitalized, this dog walks to the hospital every day and sits outside, waiting to see him 😢
Amanda Gorman, speaking now, when I asked her for her first political memory:
Former First Lady Michelle Obama: "After a disturbing era of chaos and division, we are entering the next chapter of American leadership with the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris." #InaugurationDay
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'The best is yet to come.' President Donald Trump on the lasting legacy of his movement - "a belief that a nation will serve its citizens will not dwindle."