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Wizards can't make the plays they need, fall at home to Raptors
Toronto rookie Scottie Barnes missed a jumper, and his Raptors teammates went soaring toward the basket with 20 seconds to play, a barrage of white jerseys careening to the hoop.
Coronavirus FAQ: What's the risk of catching omicron outdoors?
07 January 2021, Bavaria, Munich: The snowman "Claude", who was built on a hill in the Olympic complex, wears a mouth-nose protection over his nose, which is made of a banana.
Jan. 6 Panel and State Officials Seek Answers on Fake Trump Electors
Pressure is mounting on the Justice Department to investigate bogus electors who claimed that Donald J. Trump defeated Joseph R. Biden Jr. in their states.
How N95 masks work
In efforts to reduce further spread of the virus, the US is set to distribute millions of free N95 masks across the country.
Texts show Fox News host Hannity's pleas to Trump aide after Capitol attack
In the aftermath of the deadly attack on the US Capitol last year, the rightwing Fox News host Sean Hannity pleaded with a top aide to Donald Trump that there should be "no more stolen election talk" and "no more crazy people" should be admitted to the president's orbit.
Federal judge in Texas blocks Biden's vaccine requirement for government workers
A federal judge in Texas has blocked yet another of the Biden administration's vaccine requirements, as the political war over covid prevention measures shows no sign of abating.
Esports owners, executives react to Microsoft's Activision deal: 'We are definitely surprised'
When Microsoft announced Tuesday its intent to buy video game publisher Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion, the owners and executives for teams in Activision's multi-million dollar esports leagues learned of the deal the same way everyone else did - by checking their phones and turning on the news.
Coronavirus FAQ: What's the risk of catching omicron outdoors?
07 January 2021, Bavaria, Munich: The snowman "Claude", who was built on a hill in the Olympic complex, wears a mouth-nose protection over his nose, which is made of a banana.
Mom shares emotional video of return to work days after birth of preemie
A video of a woman crying because she had to go back to work and leave her daughter in the neonatal unit intensive care unit (NICU) has gone viral on TikTok and is also shining a spotlight on the state of parental leave in the U.S.