- Television and radio host Larry King was hospitalized Saturday after testing positive for COVID-19.
- U.S. infections are now over 20 million cases with over 349,000 deaths.
- New York on Saturday became the fourth state to record more than 1 million Covid-19.
- More than 77,000 people lost their lives in December to Covid-19 in the U.S. Indeed, it is the deadliest month since the coronavirus pandemic started.
- Southern California funeral homes run out of space for the bodies piling up.
- More than 3 million Georgians have already voted in the Jan. 5 runoff election blowing out past state election turnout record.
- Vice President Mike Pence supports on Saturday a Republican bid to overturn the election in Congress next week.
- Vandals spray-painted, “WERES MY MONEY” and “MITCH KILLS THE POOR” on McConnell’s door in Louisville
- Someone spray-painted “$2K,” “Cancel rent!” and “We want everything” on Pelosi’s home in San Francisco and left a pig’s head and fake blood.
- GOP Sens. Ted Cruz (Texas), Ron Johnson (Wis.), James Lankford (Okla.), Steve Daines (Mont.), John Kennedy (La.), Marsha Blackburn (Tenn.) and Mike Braun (Ind.) and Sens.-elect Cynthia Lummis (Wyo.), Roger Marshall (Kan.), Bill Hagerty (Tenn.), and Tommy Tuberville (Ala.) will vote for objections to the Electoral College result on Wednesday.
- Bitcoin surge over $30,000 for the first time.
- China will take “necessary measures” to safeguard the interests of its companies after the New York Stock Exchange began delisting 3 telecom Chinese firms.
- Microsoft said that the suspected Russian hackers behind a massive US government security breach also viewed some of the company’s source code used to build software products.
- The company supplied 499,550 vehicles last year as sales soared despite a drop in global demand for new cars during the pandemic.
- QuantumScape’s a battery startup, based in San Jose, Calif., and backed by Volkswagen and Bill Gates now has a market value greater than Ford.
- A cafe and juice bar in North Miami Beach started out the new year in shock after a customer left a $2,021 tip.
- The number of homicides and shootings in Chicago highest in more than two decades.
- A shooting at a Walmart in Sterling, Va., on Saturday left three people injured.
- Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine signed a bill into law states requiring women to either cremate or bury fetal remains from surgical abortions.
- Avi Loeb, the chair of Harvard’s Department of Astronomy, believes aliens visited in 2017 and more are coming.
- Iran has informed The UN that it plans to enrich uranium up to 20% purity, the level it reached before the 2015 nuclear deal.
- A landslide in the village of Ask is the worst in modern Norwegian history.
- India’s drugs regulator have recommended for emergency use of Coronavirus vaccine AstraZeneca and Oxford University. In addition to the COVAXIN vaccine developed by Bharat Biotech and the Indian Council of Medical Research.
- Japan will consider issuing a new emergency declaration to tackle the rise of coronavirus cases.
- The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), the largest free trade area with 1.3 billion people in a $3.4 trillion economic bloc officially kicked off.
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