217 headlines from January 2021

  1. U.S. vaccinations in 2020 fall far short of 20 million target
  2. With little ado, a divided United Kingdom casts off into the Brexit unknown
  3. Iran warns US against escalation a year after Soleimani’s killing
  4. US Surpasses 20 Million Confirmed Coronavirus Cases
  5. NYSE to Delist China’s Major Telecom Operators
  6. Microsoft Says Russian Hackers Viewed Some of Its Source Code
  7. Senate overrides defense bill veto, defying Trump
  8. India Grants Emergency Approval to Astra-Oxford Covid-19 Vaccine
  9. Speaker Pelosi’s house vandalized with graffiti, pig head
  10. Iran plans 20% uranium enrichment ‘as soon as possible’
  11. Virginia Sen. Ben Chafin dies of COVID-19
  12. Fifth journalist in two months killed in Afghanistan
  13. Federal Judge Dismisses Election Lawsuit Against Pence
  14. Palestinians say Israeli gunshot to the neck paralyzed man
  15. Israel leads world in coronavirus vaccinations: over 1M receive doses
  16. U.S. COVID-19 Death Toll Tops 350,000
  17. Bitcoin rallies above $30,000 for first time
  18. Pence Welcomes Futile Bid by G.O.P. Lawmakers to Overturn Election
  19. Thousands march in Baghdad on Soleimani assassination anniversary
  20. Planned Chinese Dam Along South Asian River Triggers Concerns in India, Bangladesh
  21. Trump demands Georgia officials ‘find’ votes to tilt election
  22. UK judge refuses US extradition of WikiLeaks founder Assange
  23. Pakistani Shiites rally against killing of coal miners by IS
  24. Iran starts 20% uranium enrichment, seizes tanker in strait
  25. Trump awarding allies Nunes, Jordan with Medal of Freedom
  26. Extraordinary warning to Trump by 10 former Pentagon chiefs
  27. Alexi Laiho, front man for Finnish metal band Children of Bodom, dies suddenly at 41
  28. Pentagon Says Aircraft Carrier Will Remain in Middle East
  29. Decision day in Georgia with Senate majority at stake
  30. Qatar ruler lands in Saudi Arabia for summit to end blockade
  31. NYSE withdraws plans to delist 3 Chinese phone carriers
  32. Venezuela to seat socialist-held congress as Maduro consolidates power
  33. Drugmakers kick off 2021 with 500 U.S. price hikes
  34. U.K. orders strict lockdown as coronavirus variant surges
  35. U.S. Attorney for North Georgia abruptly resigns due to ‘unforeseen circumstances’
  36. Hong Kong arrest 53 activists under national security law
  37. Dr. Dre in Intensive Care After Suffering Brain Aneurysm
  38. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are getting divorced: ‘She’s done’
  39. Democrat Raphael Warnock Wins Georgia Runoff
  40. North Korea Party Congress Opens With Kim Jong-un Admitting Failures
  41. Republicans loyal to Trump to object as Congress convenes to certify electoral college results
  42. WHO team investigating virus origins denied entry to China
  43. Trump Supporters Strom Capitol
  44. Congress certifies Biden’s victory after day of chaos
  45. Ethiopian army official confirms Eritrean troops in Tigray
  46. Japan Declares State of Emergency in Tokyo as Coronavirus Cases Rise
  47. Kelly Loeffler reverses on objection to certification of electors
  48. Multiple White House staffers resigning
  49. Earth spinning faster than it has in 5 decades, scientists say
  50. US tops 4,000 daily deaths from coronavirus
  51. US loses 140,000 jobs, first monthly drop since spring
  52. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick Dies from Injuries in Pro-Trump Riot
  53. Boeing To Pay $2.5 Billion Over 737 Max Fraud, Faces No Other Charges
  54. Dominion sues Sidney Powell for defamation, seeking $1.3 billion in damages
  55. Twitter bans President Trump permanently
  56. Laptop stolen from Pelosi’s office during storming of U.S. Capitols, says aide
  57. Indonesia jet carrying 62 goes missing on domestic flight
  58. Ten newborn babies have died in a fire at a hospital in India’s Maharashtra state
  59. South Korean Court Order Japan To Compensate 12 WWII Sex Slaves
  60. FBI arrests Arkansas man from photo inside Pelosi’s office
  61. Florida Man Carrying Pelosi’s Lectern Arrested
  62. Pelosi Pressed Pentagon on Safeguards to Prevent Trump From Ordering Military Action
  63. Slain Pakistani miners buried after protest
  64. Tech Giants Cut Off Parler, an App That Drew Trump Supporters
  65. Vice President Mike Pence will attend President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration
  66. Trump Has Not Order Flags Lowered for Fallen Officer
  67. Pompeo lifts ‘self-imposed restrictions’ on U.S.-Taiwan relationship
  68. Lukashenko promises new Belarus draft constitution by end of this year
  69. Kyrgyz nationalist wins landslide victory in presidential poll
  70. At a Yemen hospital wracked by U.S. funding cuts, children are dying of hunger
  71. Biden gets 2nd dose of vaccine as team readies COVID-19 plan
  72. US imposes new Ukraine sanctions over election interference
  73. FBI warns of plans for nationwide armed protests next week
  74. Michigan bans open carry of guns inside state Capitol
  75. Twitter’s stock falls after Trump’s account is suspended
  76. Congresswoman has COVID-19 after Capitol riot
  77. Capitol Police Office Dies By Suicide After Riots
  78. Second lawmaker in lockdown tests positive for COVID-19
  79. Trump heads to Texas border in final days to showcase wall
  80. Uganda’s opposition cites ‘untold violence’ before election
  81. Patriots’ Belichick Won’t Accept Award From Trump
  82. Twitter Removes Over 70,000 QAnon Accounts
  83. Indian Court Suspends New Farm Laws, in Blow to Modi
  84. Unstoppable Tide: Alabama routs Ohio St for national title
  85. US executes only woman on federal death row
  86. YouTube Suspends President Trump’s Account
  87. Aleksei Navalny Says He’ll Return to Russia on Sunday
  88. Brazil results show Chinese vaccine 50.4 effective
  89. Dozens killed in Israeli air raids in Syria
  90. Putin to Host First Post-War Talks Between Armenia, Azerbaijan
  91. Michigan plans to charge ex-Gov. Snyder in Flint water probe
  92. WHO team arrives in Wuhan to investigate pandemic origins
  93. Former Gov. Rick Snyder charged with willful neglect of duty in Flint water crisis
  94. Trump, Impeached Twice, Now Faces Another Senate Trial
  95. China demands US lift Xinjiang cotton, tomato import ban
  96. Pelosi announces fines for members avoiding metal detectors at Capitol
  97. S. Korean court upholds prison term for ex-president Park
  98. Trump ‘refusing to pay’ Rudy Giuliani’s legal fees after falling out
  99. Prosecutors say Capitol rioters meant to “capture and assassinate” officials
  100. US down to 2,500 troops in Afghanistan, as ordered by Trump
  101. At least 34 dead as Indonesia quake topples houses, buildings
  102. Russia withdraws from Open Skies Treaty after U.S. departure
  103. JP Morgan’s profits jump as economy, investment bank recovers
  104. Xi asks Starbucks’ Schultz to help repair US-China ties
  105. Most major US airlines ban guns in luggage for DC flights
  106. India starts world’s largest COVID-19 vaccination drive
  107. China builds hospital in 5 days after surge in virus cases
  108. Amazon city shambles to provide oxygen to COVID-19 patients
  109. Feds back away from claim of assassination plot at Capitol
  110. California bill would ban intersex surgery for young kids
  111. Trump administration carries out 13th and final execution
  112. NRA declares bankruptcy, plans to incorporate in Texas
  113. ‘Extreme urgent need’: Starvation haunts Ethiopia’s Tigray
  114. Covid Death Toll Over 2 Million Worldwide
  115. Migrant Caravan, Now in Guatemala, Could Pose Early Test for Biden
  116. Washtenaw Count woman is Michigan’s first known case of coronavirus variant
  117. Betty White to Mark 99th Birthday By Feeding Ducks, Staying Up Late
  118. Violent youth protests hit Tunisia amid economic turmoil
  119. Uganda say president wins 6th term as vote-rigging alleged
  120. FBI vetting Guard troops in DC amid gears of insider attack
  121. Dog and goat serving as mayor raise money for a playground
  122. Brazil clear emergency use of Sinovac, AstraZeneca vaccine, shots begin
  123. China to sanction U.S. officials for ‘nasty behavior’ over Taiwan
  124. China’s fourth quarter GDP grows 6.5% year-over-year, beats expectations
  125. Samsung heir gets prison term for bribery scandal
  126. FBI Seeking Woman Who May Have Stolen Laptop From Pelosi Office
  127. Inauguration rehearsal evacuated after fire in homeless camp
  128. Biden picks transgender woman as assistant health secretary
  129. Thai court gives record 43-year sentence for insulting king
  130. Census Bureau director to resign amid criticism over data
  131. Iraq delays general election to Oct. 10 – state media
  132. Uganda accuses U.S. envoy of subversion for trying to visit candidate
  133. Head of Ukraine’s top court notified he is suspect in witness tampering case
  134. Trump pardons ex-strategist Steve Bannon, dozens of others
  135. Pompeo says China’s policies on Muslims amount to ‘genocide’
  136. Albanian soldier dies in Afghanistan peacekeeping mission
  137. Trump frees former aides from ethics pledge, lobbying ban
  138. Chinese e-tycoon ends silence with online video
  139. @POTUS resets as Twitter juggles president accounts
  140. Biden Inaugurated as 46th President
  141. Biden to sign virus measures, requires mask use to travel
  142. Fire at India’s Serum Institute kills 5, AstraZenecas output unaffected
  143. Hard-luck Maryland town gets a $731.1 million Powerball win
  144. Twin suicide bombings rock central Baghdad, at least 32 dead
  145. US long-term mortgage rates slip, 30-year loan at 2.77%
  146. Woman accused of helping steal Pelosi laptop freed from jail
  147. Chinese Embassy Twitter account locked for “dehumanization”
  148. Guard troops head home after helping secure Biden inaugural
  149. Islamic State claims deadly and rare twin blasts in Baghdad
  150. Japan vaccination uncertainty casts doubts over Olympics
  151. UN warns of ‘serious’ rape charges in Ethiopia’s Tigray
  152. Dave Chappelle tests positive for COVID-19; shows canceled
  153. Yosemite National Park to remain closed after wind damage
  154. AKA sorority members celebrate Kamala Harris inauguration
  155. Longtime MLB home run king Hank Aaron dies at 86
  156. Oklahoma lawmaker proposes ‘Bigfoot’ hunting season
  157. Pfizer to supply 40M COVID-19 shots for poor countries
  158. Saudi-led forces thwart attack by Yemen’s Houthi’s
  159. Ugandan army says it has killed 189 al Shabaab fighters in Somalia
  160. Chiefs’ Mahomes clear to play in AFC championship
  161. In Senate deal, Trump impeachment trial put off until February
  162. With COVID-19 variant positives, Michigan pauses athletics
  163. Rioting youths in Dutch village torch virus testing center
  164. Pirates attack Turkish ship off W. Africa; kill 1, kidnap 15
  165. Lions looking into trading QB Matthew Stafford
  166. Arizona Republicans censure Cindy McCain, Doug Ducey, and Jeff Flake
  167. ‘Asia’s ‘El Chapo” is Arrested in Amsterdam
  168. Protestors Across Russia Call For Release of Alexei Navalny
  169. Mexican President López Obrador tests positive for COVID-19
  170. Sarah Sanders running for Arkansas governor
  171. Biden to drop Trump’s military transgender ban
  172. 13,140,000 Minutes: It’s Been 25 Years Since The First Performance of ‘Rent’
  173. 5 people, including pregnant woman, killed in Indianapolis mass shooting
  174. Makers of Sophia the robot plan mass rollout amid pandemic
  175. Estonia to get first female PM as government deal clinched
  176. UN group says Sri Lanka virus cremation rule violates rights
  177. Vatican clears retired US bishop of multiple abuse claims
  178. Twitter permanently bans My Pillow CEO
  179. Epstein’s ex-girlfriend seeks dismissal of charges she faces
  180. Myanmar army warns may ‘take action’ over its election dispute
  181. Israeli forces shoot dead suspected Palestinian attacker in West Bank
  182. China to conduct military drills in South China Sea amid tensions with U.S.
  183. Russian parliament OKs New START nuclear treaty extension
  184. Elliot Page and Emma Portner divorcing after 3 years
  185. Shoah survivors to get vaccine on Auschwitz liberation day
  186. Newly found Fukushima plant contamination may delay cleanup
  187. Disney updates Jungle Cruise after insensitivity criticism
  188. Nigeria’s president Buhari fires armed forces chiefs
  189. King of Thailand Reportedly Accused of Breaking Sister’s Ankles After She Questions Plan to Name Second Queen
  190. Poland Imposes Near Total Ban on Abortion
  191. Pope to meet Iraqi Shiite leader Sistani in Iraq
  192. WHO team in Wuhan departs quarantine for COVID origins study
  193. GameStop Stock Soars as Reddit Investors Take on Wall St.
  194. Pakistan court frees Islamist convicted of beheading U.S. journalist Daniel Pearl
  195. Homeland security warns of heightened domestic terror threat after US Capitol attack
  196. US economy shrunk in 2020 by largest amount in 74 years
  197. China Executes Former Head of Asset Management Firm in Bribery Case
  198. J&J’s single-shot vaccine 66% effective
  199. Guinea worm closer to eradication as cases halve in a year
  200. China derecognizes British National Overseas passport
  201. Liquid nitrogen leak at Georgia poultry plant kills 6
  202. 9 retired nuns in Michigan die of COVID-19 in January
  203. WHO team visits hospital that had early COVID patients
  204. WHO team visits 2nd Wuhan hospital in virus investigation
  205. China’s first Hualong One nuclear reactor begins operations
  206. Toys R Us retrenches again, shutters its last 2 US stores
  207. China gene firm providing worldwide COVID tests worked with Chinese military
  208. Russia and Turkey open monitoring centre for Nagorno-Karabakh
  209. China’s Xiaomi files legal complaint against U.S. Defense, Treasury ban
  210. Small bomb exploded near Israeli embassy in New Delhi, nobody hurt
  211. Over 1,600 arrested as Russians rally in Navalny’s support
  212. Outcry, arrests in Turkey over Mecca poster with LGBT flags
  213. Anti-vaccine protestors temporarily shut down vaccine site
  214. Myanmar military denies coup threats over vote fraud claims
  215. Thousands flee Hong Kong for UK, fearing China crackdown
  216. Fugitive Tigray leader reportedly speak out after months
  217. WHO team visits Wuhan food market in search of virus clues