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2020 was an 'unusually deadly year' for shark attacks, with the most deaths since 2013

In what's being called "an unusually deadly year," sharks killed 10 people around the world in unprovoked attacks in 2020.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Trespasser going berserk set to heavy metal soundtrack

The outburst of a person with a small dog and a big anger problem gets enhanced with a Andre Antunes soundtrack.
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Rep. Madison Cawthorn, who sought to overturn Biden's win, acknowledges the election 'was not fraudulent'

CNN's Pamela Brown interviewing Rep. Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina. Screenshot/CNN GOP Rep. Madison Cawthorn's long-standing claims of voter fraud collapsed Saturday. Cawthorn maintained that he contested the election "to hold up the Constitution." When pressed by CNN's Pamela Brown to cite specific cases of fraud, Cawthorn was unable to do so. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. GOP Rep. Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina entered office pledging to contest Joe Bid...
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Rep. Madison Cawthorn, who sought to overturn Biden's win, admits that the election 'was not fraudulent' on CNN

CNN's Pamela Brown, left, interviews Rep. Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina. Screenshot/CNN GOP Rep. Madison Cawthorn's longstanding claims of voter fraud collapsed on Saturday. Cawthorn maintained that he contested the election "to hold up the Constitution." When pressed by CNN's Pamela Brown to cite specific cases of fraud, Cawthorn was unable to do so. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. GOP Rep. Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina came into office pledging to contes...
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Federal government wants Americans to buy groceries online. Most people on SNAP can't, despite benefits increase.

The government wants Americans to buy groceries online when possible to avoid COVID-19. But many people receiving food stamps can't shop on the web.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Biden administration taking steps to speed up putting Harriet Tubman on $20 bill

A portrait of Harriet Tubman (1820 1913). Corbis via Getty Images The Biden administration is moving to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill as soon as possible.  The Obama era plan to put Tubman on the $20 bill was criticized by former President Donald Trump.  The White House said it's important US money reflects "the history and diversity of our country." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Monday said the Treasury Department is movi...
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Supreme Court dismisses cases questioning Trump profits from private businesses

The Constitution prohibits the president from receiving gifts or emoluments. Critics said Donald Trump violated that prohibition with his hotels.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Trump is furiously watching Fauci give interviews about how relieved he is to be working for Biden, report says

A composite image of Dr. Anthony Fauci and former President Donald Trump. Getty/Getty Since Biden became president, Dr. Fauci has spoken publicly about his relief that Trump is out.  Sources told The Daily Beast that Trump has been hate-watching Fauci's TV interviews. One source said Trump feels "people are working to downgrade his legacy out of hatred."  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Former President Donald Trump has been obsessively and furiously watching Dr. Anthon...
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Joe Biden asked me to pray for America. I said yes because I value the truth.

We need to hold our leaders to account when they corrupt the political process by using misinformation and lies. Our leaders must champion truth.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Godzilla vs. Kong trailer

The two stars that Hollywood can never get out of its mind are Godzilla and King Kong. The newest film to put these two together (like in 1962), Godzilla vs. Kong, is a sequel to both Godzilla: King of the Monsters and Kong: Skull Island. — Read the rest
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Politics live updates: Impeachment article heads to the Senate; Rob Portman won't run again

House Democrats will carry their article of impeachment against Donald Trump across the Capitol to the Senate Monday. The trial will start Feb. 9.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Biden to drop military transgender ban

Trump's ban on transgender people in the U.S. military is about to end, according to the AP. The news service reports that President Biden plans to reverse the 2017 prohibition this week. The White House could announce the move as early as Monday, according to the person briefed on the decision who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss the order. — Read the rest
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Chipotle is running its first-ever Super Bowl ad after a strong year that defied expectations

Chipotle Mexican Grill Chipotle will launch its first-ever Super Bowl commercial during the game's second quarter. The 60-second advertisement poses the question "Can a Burrito Change the World?" Chipotle's resilience and ability to adapt throughout the pandemic has allowed its business to boom. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. This year, Chipotle will launch its first-ever Super Bowl commercial during the second quarter of the game.The 60-second ad is titled "Can a Bur...
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Forbes announced then quickly canceled a 75-person 'bubble' in Bermuda for its 30-Under-30 honorees to escape the monotony of the pandemic

A beach in Bermuda. Dorann Weber/Getty Images Forbes announced and quickly canceled a 75-person "bubble" in Bermuda for its 30 Under 30 honorees. Guests would've paid for their hotel and meals. Forbes urged rooming together for the month-long trip. Forbes told Insider it is "not proceeding with this initiative," but didn't state a reason for canceling.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Forbes is canceling a 75-person "bubble" in Bermuda for its 30-Under-30 honorees after...
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Want to go for a ride in January? The coaster is clear as theme parks expand their seasons

Thanks to COVID-19, Americans are in search of outdoor activities – even in the depths of winter. So regional theme parks are expanding their seasons.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Tom Brady, Tampa Bay Bucs beat Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers and will play Super Bowl 55 at home

The Super Bowl will be Feb. 7 in Tampa, Florida in the home stadium of the Bucs. The AFC team will be the winner of Kansas city vs. Buffalo.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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The second Trump impeachment trial is set for February. What happens next?

As former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial is set to begin Monday, questions remain on the proceedings.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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House to send impeachment article to Senate, COVID-19: 5 things to know Monday

House to send impeachment article against Trump to Senate, hearing for rioter accused of threats against AOC and more news to start your Monday.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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'There are not two sides to this story.' ABC's Stephanopoulos grills Rand Paul, who won't disavow stolen election claim

During an interviwe with ABC News' "This Week," Paul refused to acknowledge that the 2020 presidential election was not stolen.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Tucker Carlson falsely claims CNN Covid tracker taken down once Biden in office

Fox News' talking lima bean, Tucker Carlson, claimed that once Joseph Robinette Biden had been sworn into office CNN had removed it's perpetual Covid graphic that ticked off cases and deaths due to the pandemic. The implication being that CNN wanted to track Covid only during the Trump administration to lay the negative statistics at Trump's feet, and once Biden took office there would be nothing more to see here. — Read the rest
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Incredible hand-carved marionettes of Bowie, Lemmy, Devo, Bootsy Collins, Hunter Thompson, and more

Darren Moreash of Harrietsfield, Nova Scotia carves astounding marionettes of rockers and counterculture characters. (As Dangerous Minds notes, Moreash's Darrionettes starred in the Cheap Trick video "I Want You for Christmas," seen below.) Check out Moreash's multitude of Darrionettes, including Cheech and Chong, Jimi Hendrix, Charles Manson, James Taylor, and many more at his Facebook page. — Read the rest
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Live politics updates: Bernie Sanders says Dems will use reconciliation to pass COVID relief with 51 votes

Fifty-seven percent of Americans believe Biden can follow-through on his promise to unite a divided America, according to a recent ABC News poll.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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GOP Sen. Josh Hawley wrote a column in defense of militia members in the wake of Oklahoma City bombing when he was 15

Sen. Josh Hawley makes a statement on October 22, 2020, in Washington, DC. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Sen. Josh Hawley wrote a column defending militia members when he was 15 years old.  The column was published in the wake of the Oklahoma City bombing.  Hawley supported Trump's voter-fraud claims in the wake of the 2020 presidential election. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Republican Sen. Josh Hawley, who backed former President Donald Trump's voter fraud claims follow...
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Arizona GOP narrowly reelects Trump loyalist Kelli Ward; censures Cindy McCain, Gov. Doug Ducey, ex-Sen. Jeff Flake

The closely watched result offers an early, state-level indication that Trump retains sway over the activist GOP base, though it is more tenuous.         [Author: Arizona Republic]
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Elon Musk is planning a Fallout-themed opening party for the Boring Company's Las Vegas tunnels 'as soon as allowed'

Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images The Boring Company will celebrate the launch of its Las Vegas Loop with a Fallout-themed party. The underground tunnels will eventually transport people from one side of Las Vegas' convention center to the other. Though Musk said he will wait until the event is "allowed," he has a reputation for defying COVID-19 regulations.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The Boring Company plans to celebrate the opening of its Las Vegas tunnel proje...
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An elegy for the dying breed of San Francisco private eyes

I've always enjoyed reading and writing detective fiction; really, if any story has a noir vibe, I'm in. I'm certainly not alone in, but I've also found it curious considering how little we actually hear about modern day private investigators. Sure, the Pinkertons are still around busting unions and providing private security for rich people trying to escape the effects of climate change. — Read the rest
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NFL Pro Bowl to be played virtually in Madden 21 game featuring Deshaun Watson, Kyler Murray

Because the COVID-19 pandemic continues to surge across the country, the Pro Bowl will be reinvented this season in a virtual game of Madden 21.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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'You shouldn't be calling yourself a Ranger': Tom Cotton's military service is under scrutiny from a fellow Army veteran in Congress

Republican Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas. ANDREW HARNIK/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Republican Sen. Tom Cotton's past characterization of his military service is drawing scrutiny from critics. A recent Salon report resurfaced a longtime debate over military titles. Democratic Rep. Jason Crow of Colorado, a US Army veteran, took note of the debate said that the "truth matters." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Republican Sen. Tom Cotton's characterization of his military serv...
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Your kid might not return to a classroom this year. Are teachers unions to blame?

Biden's team must now tackle the politics of school reopening: research suggests it's safe, teachers unions are wary and parents are complaining         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Watch inaugural poet Amanda Gorman's TED talk about the political power of poetry

Three years before National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman, 21, stole the inaugural stage with "The Hill We Climb," she gave this provocative, enlightening, and rousing TED-Ed talk titled "Using your voice is a political choice." From TED: Poetry is for everyone, she says, and at its core it's all about connection and collaboration. — Read the rest
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