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TSA Looking Into Adding Capitol Rioters to US No-Fly List

By David Koenig | Saturday Jan 16, 2021
Federal officials are investigating people who took part in the riot at the U.S. Capitol to determine whether they should be barred from traveling on airlines.

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

By Jay Reeves, Julie Carr Smyth | Saturday 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

Saturday Jan 16, 2021
The plan, which would require congressional approval, is packed with proposals on health care, education, labor and cybersecurity.

Edmunds: 5 New Trucks and SUVs to Look for in 2021

By Reese Counts of Edmunds | Saturday Jan 16, 2021
Trucks and SUVs will dominate the news in 2021. Edmunds' experts cover the five they think will make the biggest splash.

Milan Opens 1st Fashion Week With No VIP Guests Due to Virus

By Colleen Barry | Saturday Jan 16, 2021
Italy's fashion chamber opened on Friday the first Milan Fashion Week that won't have VIPS populating runway front rows, as the reality of Italy's persistent resurgence of the coronavirus has forced an all-virtual format for presenting menswear previews.

Judge: Alabama Transgender License Policy Unconstitutional

By Kim Chandler | Saturday 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.

California Bill Would Ban Intersex Surgery for Young Kids

By Adam Beam | Saturday Jan 16, 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.

Transgender Athletes Look to Changing of White House Guard

By Pat Eaton-Robb | Saturday Jan 16, 2021
Transgender athletes are getting an ally in the White House next week as they seek to participate as their identified gender in high school and college sports.

Trump Administration Carries Out 13th and Final Execution

By Michael Tarm, Michael Kunzelman | Saturday Jan 16, 2021
The Trump administration early Saturday carried out its 13th federal execution since July, an unprecedented run that concluded just five days before the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden — an opponent of the federal death penalty.

Ralph Lauren Drops Justin Thomas After Gay Slur Heard on TV

By Doug Ferguson | Saturday Jan 16, 2021
Ralph Lauren Corp. said Friday it is ending its sponsorship with Justin Thomas after he was heard muttering a homophobic slur to himself after missing a putt last week in Hawaii.

Watch: 3x3 Basketball Player from Switzerland Comes Out as Gay

Friday Jan 15, 2021
A player on Switzerland's 3x3 basketball team publicly came out as gay on Friday.

'Parasite's' Bong Joon Ho to Head Venice Film Festival Jury

By Lindsey Bahr | Friday Jan 15, 2021
"Parasite" director Bong Joon Ho has been selected as jury president of the 78th Venice International Film Festival, organizers said Friday.

Trump to Leave Washington on Morning of Biden's Inauguration

By Jill Colvin and Darlene Superville | Friday Jan 15, 2021
President Donald Trump will leave Washington next Wednesday morning, just before President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, to begin his post-presidential life in Florida.

Feds: Capitol Mob Aimed to 'Assassinate' Elected Officials

By Alanna Durkin Richer and Jacques Billeaud | Friday Jan 15, 2021
The pro-Trump mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol last week aimed to "capture and assassinate elected officials," federal prosecutors said in court documents.

Volkswagen Triples Electric Car Sales Ahead of Climate Rules

By David McHugh | Friday Jan 15, 2021
Early signs suggest an upcoming year of increasing market share for electric cars as EU regulations drive their adoption.

Study: Pandemic Eats into LGBTQ Representation on Network TV

Friday Jan 15, 2021
LGBTQ and gender inclusiveness on television has retreated slightly this season due to delays and shutdowns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study out Thursday by the advocacy group GLAAD.

Review: Buried Treasure, Impending War and Loss in 'The Dig'

By Lindsey Bahr | Friday Jan 15, 2021
Director Simon Stone has made a lovely film, starring Carey Mulligan and Ralph Fiennes, from John Preston's novel, which is based on a true story.

Review: 'MLK/FBI' Explores the Roots of an American Ill Will

By Mark Kennedy | Friday Jan 15, 2021
That the FBI wanted someone close and watching King is at the heart of director Sam Pollard's engrossing documentary "MLK/FBI," a film that artfully explains how the two sides of that slash came to be enemies.

UK Imposes Travel Restrictions Amid Worries of New Variant

By Danica Kirka | Friday Jan 15, 2021
Britain's government has banned travel from South America and Portugal to ensure a new variant of COVID-19 found in Brazil doesn't derail the country's vaccination program, although there are no signs the variant has reached the U.K.

Pianist Joanne Rogers, Widow of TV's Mister Rogers, Dies at 92

By Mark Kennedy | Friday Jan 15, 2021
Joanne Rogers, an an accomplished concert pianist who celebrated and protected the legacy of her husband, the beloved children's TV host Mister Rogers, has died in Pittsburgh. She was 92.

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