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Watch: Model from Cadbury Creme Egg Ad Claps Back at Haters

Watch: Model from Cadbury Creme Egg Ad Claps Back at Haters

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 18, 2021

It's no great surprise that haters took aim at the recent LGBQ-inclusive ad for Cadbury's creme eggs, but one of the models in the ad isn't putting up with what he notes is a double standard.

Lady Gaga to Sing Anthem, J-Lo to Perform at Inauguration

Lady Gaga to Sing Anthem, J-Lo to Perform at Inauguration

NATIONAL | Jan 18, 2021

Lady Gaga will sing the national anthem at Joe Biden's inauguration and Jennifer Lopez will give a musical performance on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol when Biden is sworn in as the nation's 46th president next Wednesday.

FBI Vetting Guard Troops in DC Amid Fears of Insider Attack

FBI Vetting Guard Troops in DC Amid Fears of Insider Attack

NATIONAL | By Lolita C. Baldor | Jan 18, 2021

Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy told The Associated Press on Sunday that officials are conscious of the potential threat, and he warned commanders to be on the lookout for any problems within their ranks as the inauguration approaches.

Harris Prepares for Central Role in Biden's White House

Harris Prepares for Central Role in Biden's White House

POLITICS | By Alexandra Jaffe | Jan 18, 2021

Kamala Harris will make history on Wednesday when she becomes the nation's first female vice president — and the first Black woman and the first woman of South Asian descent to hold that office.

What Biden Can and Can't Get from an Evenly Divided Senate

What Biden Can and Can't Get from an Evenly Divided Senate

POLITICS | By Andrew Taylor | Jan 18, 2021

The unexpected new balance of power giving Democrats only the barest control of Congress has big consequences for the president-elect — easy confirmation of his Cabinet most importantly — but the road ahead remains complicated.

Navalny's Arrest Adds to Tension Between Russia and the West

Navalny's Arrest Adds to Tension Between Russia and the West

INTERNATIONAL | By Daria Litvinova | Jan 18, 2021

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny's arrest as he arrived in Moscow after recovering from his poisoning with a nerve agent drew criticism from Western nations.

Portraits of U.S. Voters, Assessing this Moment in History

Portraits of U.S. Voters, Assessing this Moment in History

NATIONAL | Jan 18, 2021

After more than 1,400 days of Donald Trump's presidency -- after two bitter elections, two impeachments, more than 26,000 presidential tweets and four years of near-constant upheaval -- it is left to American voters to tally it all up.

In Inaugural Address, Biden Will Appeal to National Unity

In Inaugural Address, Biden Will Appeal to National Unity

NATIONAL | By Zeke Miller | Jan 18, 2021

President-elect Joe Biden will deliver an appeal to national unity when he is sworn in Wednesday and plans immediate moves to combat the coronavirus pandemic and undo some of President Donald Trump's most controversial policies.

Biden's Long Political Evolution Leads To His Biggest Test

Biden's Long Political Evolution Leads To His Biggest Test

NATIONAL | By Bill Barrow | Jan 18, 2021

Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. has navigated a half-century in American politics by relentlessly positioning himself at the core of the Democratic Party.

Records: Trump Allies Behind Rally that Ignited Capitol Riot

Records: Trump Allies Behind Rally that Ignited Capitol Riot

NATIONAL | By Richard Lardner and Michelle R. Smith | Jan 18, 2021

Members of President Donald Trump's failed presidential campaign played key roles in orchestrating the Washington rally that spawned a deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol.

Kremlin Critic Navalny Detained after Landing in Moscow

Kremlin Critic Navalny Detained after Landing in Moscow

INTERNATIONAL | By Mstyslav Chernov and Jim Heintz | Jan 18, 2021

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was arrested Sunday at a Moscow airport as he tried to enter the country from Germany, where he had spent five months recovering from nerve agent poisoning that he blames on the Kremlin.

Heavy Fortified Statehouses Around the US See Small Protests

Heavy Fortified Statehouses Around the US See Small Protests

NATIONAL | By David A. Lieb and Adam Geller | Jan 18, 2021

Small groups of right-wing protesters — some of them carrying rifles — gathered outside heavily fortified statehouses around the country Sunday, outnumbered by National Guard troops and police.

Chinese City Reports Coronavirus Found on Ice Cream

Chinese City Reports Coronavirus Found on Ice Cream

INTERNATIONAL | Jan 17, 2021

The coronavirus was found on ice cream produced in eastern China, prompting a recall of cartons from the same batch, according to the government.

Phil Spector, Famed Music Producer and Murderer, Dies at 81

Phil Spector, Famed Music Producer and Murderer, Dies at 81

OBITUARIES | By Christopher Weber, Linda Deutsch | Jan 17, 2021

Phil Spector, the eccentric and revolutionary music producer who transformed rock music with his "Wall of Sound" method and who later was convicted of murder, has died. He was 81.

Deceptions in the Time of the 'Alternative Facts' President

Deceptions in the Time of the 'Alternative Facts' President

POLITICS | By Calvid Woodward | Jan 17, 2021

The twice-impeached president painted a fantasy world in office, starring himself. In this world, he did things bigger, better, more boldly than all who came before him while facing enemies more pernicious than any in creation.

JPMorgan Chase Donates $5 Million to LGBTQ Organizations Amid Pandemic

JPMorgan Chase Donates $5 Million to LGBTQ Organizations Amid Pandemic

NATIONAL | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 17, 2021

JPMorgan Chase is donating $5 million to LGBTQ organizations that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

California Bill Would Ban Intersex Surgery for Young Kids

California Bill Would Ban Intersex Surgery for Young Kids

POLITICS | By Adam Beam | Jan 17, 2021

The legislation would ban specific types of surgeries on infants born with intersex characteristics. Advocates are pushing to delay these types of surgeries until the child is old enough to develop a gender identity.

Some in the GOP Far-Right Talk of a Coming Civil War

Some in the GOP Far-Right Talk of a Coming Civil War

NATIONAL | By Jay Reeves, Julie Carr Smyth | Jan 16, 2021

War-like imagery has begun spreading in Republican circles after the attack on the U.S. Capitol by a mob of President Trump's supporters, with some elected officials and party leaders rejecting pleas to tone down rhetoric calling for a second civil war.

Vaccines to Stimulus Checks: Here's What's in Biden's Plan

Vaccines to Stimulus Checks: Here's What's in Biden's Plan

NATIONAL | Jan 16, 2021

The plan, which would require congressional approval, is packed with proposals on health care, education, labor and cybersecurity.

Judge: Alabama Transgender License Policy Unconstitutional

Judge: Alabama Transgender License Policy Unconstitutional

NATIONAL | By Kim Chandler | Jan 16, 2021

Alabama's policy requiring a transgender person to undergo full gender reassignment surgery before they can change the sex on their driver's license is unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Friday.

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