Typhoon Vamco, SpaceX launch, Bangkok protests: The Week in Pictures

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  • Super Bowl ads changing due to pandemic
    This year’s commercials will be different. ABC’s Will Ganss reports. SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW ABC News on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/abc GOOD MORNING AMERICA’S HOMEPAGE: […]
  • Russia opposition leader poisoned in underpants, FSB agent says
    A Russian agent sent to tail opposition leader Alexey Navalny has revealed how he was poisoned in August — with the lethal nerve agent Novichok planted in his underpants. The stunning disclosure from an agent who belonged to an elite toxins team in Russia’s FSB security service came in a lengthy phone call […]
  • Coronavirus: Ontario health officials provide update on province’s COVID-19 response | LIVE
    Ontario’s chief medical officer of health Dr. David Williams and associate chief medical officer of health Dr. Barbara Yaffe are expected to provide an update Thursday on the latest COVID-19 cases in the province and discuss the public health agency’s ongoing response to the pandemic. Ontario reported 1,038 new […]
  • US President Biden delivers remarks on economic crisis, signs executive orders
    U.S. President Joe Biden delivered remarks on Friday regarding the economic crisis facing the United States amid the coronavirus pandemic and signed two executive orders. Biden said his administration is going to "finish the job" of getting US$2,000 in direct payments to Americans as a stimulus in the midst […]
  • What’s the future of Trump’s border wall? It’s complicated
    In the waning days of the Trump administration, construction crews are rapidly working to finish the US-Mexico border wall as President-elect Joe Biden pledges to bring construction to a halt. CNN’s Ed Lavandera reports on the what the future may hold for one of Trump’s biggest initiatives and the […]
  • WATCH LIVE: Experts, leaders testify before House on the small business economy during COVID-19
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  • WATCH LIVE: Congress holds joint session to count Electoral College vote
    On Wednesday, the nation will tune in to a dramatic and historic, if mostly symbolic, joint session of Congress. Usually there would be relatively little fanfare over the counting of Electoral College votes by Congress — a necessary step in the presidential election process. But as the electoral votes from each state […]
  • ‘Bittersweet’: Nurse who received Moderna vaccine describes experience
    Arlene Ramirez, a New York nurse who was among the first to receive the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine, calls her experience receiving the vaccine "very bittersweet," having lost her father to the virus earlier this year. #CNN #News Source: CNN […]
  • Homegrown coronavirus variants: What you need to know
    CNN’s senior medical correspondent Elizabeth Cohen reports on a batch of similar troubling mutations in coronavirus samples circulating in the United States. They’ve not only drawn attention to them; they’ve come up with a better shorthand for referring to them. They’ve named them after birds. […]
  • Domestic terror warning: extremists may be emboldened by Capitol siege
    Former FBI agent Brad Garrett discusses the new warning from the Department of Homeland Security on the deepening threat of domestic terrorism. WATCH the ABC News Live Stream Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_Ma8oQLmSM SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC […]
  • WATCH LIVE: Speaker Pelosi holds news conference
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  • NBC Nightly News Broadcast (Full) – December 11th, 2020 | NBC Nightly News
    U.S. hits highest daily death toll, pregnant and nursing women await more guidance on Covid vaccine, and Supreme Court rejects election lawsuit backed by President Trump. Watch “NBC Nightly News With Lester Holt” at 6:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. CT (or check your local listings). » Subscribe to NBC News: […]
  • NASA’s Perseverance rover successfully lands on the surface of Mars | FULL
    NASA’s rover, Perseverance, successfully landed on the surface of Mars on Thursday after seven months of travel through space. Perseverance landed in the Jezero Crater on the Red Planet and sent back its first image of Mars shortly after landing. Ground controllers at the space agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory […]
  • Protesters Enter Capitol Building In Unprecedented Security Breach | NBC News
    Protesters enter the Capitol building and walk towards the House chamber in an unprecedented security breach. Members of the public have not been allowed in the building for the last nine months because of the coronavirus pandemic. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: […]
  • McConnell: Capitol Hill mob was ‘provoked’ by Trump
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said that the mob that attacked the Capitol was "provoked" by President Donald Trump. "The mob was fed lies," McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, said on the Senate floor. "They were provoked by the President and other powerful people." McConnell […]
  • How the pandemic highlights racial disparities in higher education
    Typically during a recession, community college enrollment goes up as unemployed workers start looking for new skills. But that’s not happening this time around, signaling trouble for the economy and individual families going forward, particularly for lower-income students and students of color. Hari Sreenivasan […]
  • Coronavirus: Growing list of Canadian politicians who ignored travel guidance
    There is a growing list of politicians across Canada, at both the federal and provincial levels, who have left the country despite guidance to stay at home and avoid non-essential travel. Last week, it was revealed former Ontario finance minister Rod Phillips had travelled without telling party leadership. He resigned […]
  • Putin calls protests demanding Navalny’s release dangerous as Moscow residents condemn arrests
    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday called weekend protests demanding the release of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny dangerous, adding that no one should use illegal actions “to reach their ambitious goals and objectives, especially in the field of politics.” Moscow residents also on Monday condemned the […]
  • New “Batman” comic marks step forward for diversity
    DC Comics is introducing a new "Batman" in its latest series of comic books. A Black character will take the mantle of the Caped Crusader, with Oscar-winning Black writer John Ridley powering his story. Ridley says he was thrilled to help in the evolution of a character into one for his kids and other kids […]
  • Listen: How rocky presidential transitions have shaped American history
    For most of American history, the transition from president to president-elect has been smooth. The loser accepts his fate, publicly concedes and the winner prepares to take the reins. While this election and President Donald Trump’s response to losing is unprecedented, there have also been a handful of other bumpy […]
  • Fauci compares Trump to Biden administration, says it’s “liberating” to let science speak
    When asked how the Trump administration compares to the Biden administration, Dr. Anthony Fauci said his impression as recently as 15 minutes prior to speaking with reporters was that the new administration would be “completely transparent” and if things went wrong, “not to point fingers but to correct them.” Fauci […]
  • February 2021 ACIP Meeting – Zoster & Influenza Vaccines
    Zoster Vaccines; Risk of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) following recombinant zoster vaccine(RZV); RZV risk-benefit analysis; Work group interpretation; Introduction of the Evidence to Recommendations Framework for use of RZV in immunocompromised adults. Influenza Vaccines; Influenza surveillance update; Workgroup […]
  • News Wrap: White House task force reports increase in COVID-19 vaccinations
    In our news wrap Wednesday, the White House COVID task force reported an average of 1.7 million Americans are being vaccinated daily as President Biden called on labor leaders to endorse his $1.9 trillion relief package. Also, the U.N. secretary general pleaded for a more equitable distribution of COVID vaccines […]
  • Over 300 schoolgirls were abducted. Hear from 1 who escaped
    More than 300 schoolgirls were abducted when armed men raided a state-run school in Zamfara State, northwest Nigeria, according to a government official. CNN’s Stephanie Busari reports. #CNN #News Source: CNN […]
  • Inside The Covid Vaccine Distribution Plan | NBC Nightly News
    As soon as the FDA gives its emergency use authorization, vaccine doses will be rushed to every state and territory. The U.S. military has already laid out the distribution network with FedEx and UPS splitting the country in half. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: […]
  • Now Trending…Earthquakes
    According to a recently published study by U.S. Geological Survey scientists, the USGS real-time earthquake web pages also quake with activity following a seismic event. Look at these numbers: 3.6 billion total data requests, including 29 million page views by 7.1 million users, 606 million automated data feeds and 45 […]
  • GEO-6 for Youth: Your Career, Our Future
    On 19th February 2021, UNEP launched its first interactive publication written by youth for youth. Watch this video to learn about the opportunities that exist for young people today in the green jobs sector. Read the report here: https://www.unep.org/resources/assessment/geo-6-youth Source: UN Environment Programme […]
  • How Xavier Becerra’s Experience As AG Prepared Him For Health And Human Services | NBC News NOW
    President-elect Joe Biden picked California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to lead the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NBC News’ Mike Memoli reports on Becerra’s experience and how he beat out other candidates. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: […]
  • Your Voice: Vaccine distribution centers
    Distribution workers talk about handling lifesaving vaccines and how they are preparing for the massive immunization process. Source: ABC News […]
  • Movement to enact Equal Rights Amendment renewed
    ABC News’ Devin Dwyer reports on the revived efforts to enact the Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution, tapping into the urgency of the “she-cession” caused by the global pandemic. ABC News Live Prime, Weekdays at 7EST & 9EST WATCH the ABC News Live Stream Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_Ma8oQLmSM […]
  • Canada’s foreign affairs minister opens up about international diplomacy during a global pandemic
    Mercedes Stephenson sits down with Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister, François-Philippe Champagne for a year-end interview on ‘The West Block.’ Minister Champagne recounts his experience coordinating the repatriation of Canadians across the globe and details Canada’s policy approach to a “changing” China and looks […]
  • Keilar: Trump’s GOP enablers have blood on their hands
    CNN’s Brianna Keilar says that Republican lawmakers who support President Trump have fueled the language and conspiracy theories that led to the riots at the US Capitol. #BriannaKeilar #CNN #News Source: CNN […]
  • Biden wins Georgia recount as Trump setbacks mount – BBC News
    US President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in Georgia has been confirmed by a recount, as legal efforts by Donald Trump’s allies to challenge his defeat were dismissed in three states. The Democrat beat his Republican rival in Georgia by 12,284 votes, according to the audit required by state law. Mr Biden said […]
  • Brexit: UK can “certainly cope” with a no-deal Brexit, Boris Johnson says
    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday there were still problems in the Brexit trade talks and Britain would "prosper mightily" without a deal. Johnson said he had earlier spoke to French President Emmanuel Macron about border issues, but not about Brexit. Johnson said Macron was keen resolve […]
  • More than 1,400 flights canceled Monday
    Plus, the effect the nor’easter will have on cargo flights set to transport the COVID-19 vaccine. Source: ABC News […]
  • Florida Couple Details ‘Frustrating’ Process Of Booking Covid Vaccine Appointment | NBC News NOW
    As Americans eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine struggle to sign up for an appointment, battling confusing rules and glitchy websites, Florida couple Carmen and Charles Leone share their story with NBC News NOW. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews […]
  • Pet Owners On Airlines Making It Harder To Travel With Emotional Support Animals | NBC News NOW
    New ruling from the Department of Transportation is making it harder for passengers to bring emotional support animals on planes. NBC News’ Issa Gutierrez spoke to pet owners on how they’ve been affected by that decision. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: […]
  • WATCH LIVE: Washington National Cathedral holds Christmas recital
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  • How the pandemic is propelling demand for short-term college programs
    It’s been a brutal academic year for higher education, with enrollment down in the fall more than 560,000 undergraduate students compared to 2019. But there has been at least one area of growth at many schools: short-term programs that help students gain new skills for the workforce quickly. Hari Sreenivasan reports […]
  • U.S Delegation Travel to Brussels, Belgium
    Office of the Spokesperson Acting Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration Carol Thompson O’Connell will lead the U.S. delegation to the October 28-29 International Solidarity Conference on the Venezuelan Refugee and Migrant Crisis in Brussels, Belgium, hosted by the European Union […]
  • Coronavirus: Montreal Mayor Plante delivers COVID-19 update amid provincial curfew | LIVE
    Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante is expected to deliver an update on the city’s COVID-19 situation, as the province of Quebec remains under curfew from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. As of Jan. 12 at 7:38 p.m. ET, Quebec had a total of 232,624 reported COVID-19 cases and 8,782 total deaths due to the virus. The province reports […]
  • Heavy floods hit southwest France, forcing hundreds to evacuate
    Southwestern France was hit by heavy flooding on Monday following days of torrential rain. Several other regions, including eastern Paris, were on flood alert ahead of a cold snap expected later this week. The worst flooding was in Saintes, where the river Charente stood at a near-record level of 6.2 meters (20 feet). […]
  • Remarks at the “America Is All In” Launch Event – News
    John Kerry, Special Presidential Envoy for Climate As prepared Marcene – thank you very much. I’m delighted to be with all of you on such an important day. I know many of you were there at Le Bourget a little over five years ago when we gaveled in the historic Paris Agreement. It was the product of many hearts and […]
  • Furious Pelosi calls out Capitol riot ‘punk’
    House Speaker Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) got emotional talking about the moment that angered her the most about the US Capitol riot. #Pelosi #CNN #News Source: CNN […]
  • Long lines, guests leaving rooms at Canada’s COVID-19 quarantine hotels
    It has been less than a week since tight restrictions were put into place for non-essential travel into Canada. Travellers who arrive by air are required to quarantine in a designated hotel for three days upon landing. The new rule is part of an effort to reduce non-essential travel and get ahead of the new virus […]
  • World leaders react to siege on the Capitol
    International headlines offered reactions to the thousands of Trump supporters storming the Capitol building. Source: ABC News […]
  • Trump impeachment: Opening arguments continue in Senate trial | LIVE
    WARNING: Contains language and violent content not suitable for all viewers. Prosecutors in former U.S. president Donald Trump’s impeachment trial on Wednesday showed chilling security video of last month’s deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, including rioters searching menacingly for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi […]
  • DC mayor details curfew plan after rioters storm Capitol
    Mayor Muriel Bowser issued a curfew from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., with no one except essential workers and credentialed media permitted outside at public places. LIVE COVERAGE: https://abcn.ws/2JQApKR SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK […]
  • 8 nuns die of COVID in a week at Wisconsin convent
    Eight nuns living at a retirement home for sisters in suburban Milwaukee died of COVID-19 complications in the last week — including four who passed away on the same day. Source: BreakingOne […]
  • Dawn of the Space Plane
    For decades, humans have been trying to make a plane that can reach space and return to Earth by way of a runway. Space shuttles aside, only now is the dawn of the space plane finally upon us. In this episode, Ashlee Vance reports on a New Zealand company that has built its own space-plane prototype. Dawn Aerospace […]
  • See Biden’s reaction when asked if he will shut down country
    President-elect Joe Biden said he would not shut down the economy as the US continues to struggle under the weight of the coronavirus pandemic. #CNN #News Source: CNN […]
  • WHO Team In Wuhan To Begin Investigating Covid Origins | NBC Nightly News
    With a World Health Organization team now in Wuhan to investigate the origins of Covid-19, the country’s chief epidemiologist tells NBC News’ Janis Mackey Frayer that the scientists should look elsewhere. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC […]
  • Fauci on the efficacy of new vaccines and preparing for coronavirus variants
    The drive to get more coronavirus vaccines into more arms is gaining momentum, with two new COVID vaccines possibly accelerating the effort. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the NIH and a top adviser to President Biden on the pandemic, joins Judy Woodruff […]
  • Trump’s 2nd impeachment trial 48 hours away
    Former President Donald Trump’s lawyers plan to argue he merely exercised his First Amendment right to freedom of speech, while Trump’s supporters maintain they were only doing what he told them. Source: ABC News […]
  • President Biden, First Lady Pay Respects To Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick | NBC News NOW
    President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden paid their respects to Officer Sicknick as he lies in honor at the Capitol. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News Digital is a collection of innovative and powerful news brands that deliver […]
  • Constitution Day-2020 -5
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  • Doctors’ leaders warn vaccine second dose delay may “undermine effectiveness” – BBC News
    Senior doctors have called on the Government to shorten the gap between the first and second doses of Pfizer-Biotech coronavirus vaccinations. In a letter to England’s Chief Medical Officer – seen by the BBC – the doctors union, the BMA has called the gap of a maximum 12 weeks "difficult to […]
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  • Supreme Court rejects Republican election challenge
    But now the Texas attorney general is suing four states, claiming their voting procedures were "unlawful." ABC’s Alex Presha reports. SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW ABC News on TWITTER: […]
  • Rep. Raskin Condemns Capitol Riot And Voices Support For Impeachment | NBC News
    Rep. Jamie Raskin, serving as the lead impeachment manager in the House of Representatives, condemned the Capitol riot and called for President Trump to be removed from office. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News Digital is a collection […]

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