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5 things to know for Jan. 28: Bomb Cyclone, Supreme Court, Covid, Ukraine, Honduras

5 things to know for Jan. 28: Bomb Cyclone, Supreme Court, Covid, Ukraine, Honduras

Did you take your vitamins this morning? Daily vitamin D and fish oil supplements may help prevent some adults from developing autoimmune disorders such as arthritis and psoriasis. Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today”…MORE

Tensions with Russia worry former US astronauts about the partnership in space

Tensions with Russia worry former US astronauts about the partnership in space

The International Space Station has transcended terrestrial political troubles between the United States and Russia for more than two decades. But some former NASA astronauts who spent months floating alongside Russian cosmonauts are worried the current crisis in Ukraine could end the US-Russian partnership in space. The ISS, which is a collaboration between the US,…MORE

Bidens welcome new family cat to the White House

Bidens welcome new family cat to the White House

First lady Jill Biden has revealed the long-awaited Biden family cat. She is a short-haired, two-year-old gray tabby named Willow. The name is inspired by the first lady’s hometown of Willow Grove, Pennsylvania. Biden first met Willow at a campaign stop in 2020, according to information provided by the first lady’s press secretary Michael LaRosa,…MORE

The internal jockeying begins as Biden selects his Supreme Court nominee

The internal jockeying begins as Biden selects his Supreme Court nominee

Before the Biden administration engages in any fight with the Senate over the President’s choice for the Supreme Court, there will likely be a brawl within. President Joe Biden’s allies are already jockeying for attention to their preferences, as seen in House Majority Whip James Clyburn’s forceful support for South Carolina-based US trial Judge Michelle…MORE

Biden is aiming to hit the road to reset his presidency. He starts with yet another stop in Pennsylvania.

Biden is aiming to hit the road to reset his presidency. He starts with yet another stop in Pennsylvania.

When President Joe Biden visits Pittsburgh on Friday, it will amount to the unofficial launch of a new strategy the President devised to shore up his political fortunes by changing how he spends his time. Never mind that Biden has already held eight events in Pennsylvania since taking office, that Pittsburgh was the city in…MORE

NYC mayor’s brother can serve as his adviser on mayoral security for a salary of $1, conflict of interest board says

NYC mayor’s brother can serve as his adviser on mayoral security for a salary of $1, conflict of interest board says

Bernard Adams, the brother of New York City Mayor Eric Adams, can serve as the mayor’s senior adviser for “Mayoral Security” for a $1 salary, according to a waiver granted by the city’s Conflict of Interest Board (COIB). The New York City Charter precludes a public servant from nominating an “associated” person, such as a…MORE

9 police officers fatally shoot pedestrian after standoff on interstate in Nashville, authorities say

9 police officers fatally shoot pedestrian after standoff on interstate in Nashville, authorities say

Nine police officers fatally shot a pedestrian on a Tennessee interstate after a short standoff, authorities said Thursday. Landon Eastep, 37, was killed after about 30 minutes of negotiations — during which traffic was halted along Interstate 65 near Nashville. Officers opened fire after he appeared “to adjust his stance and reach for what was…MORE

Biden builds toward a much-needed bipartisan Capitol Hill victory — on China

Biden builds toward a much-needed bipartisan Capitol Hill victory — on China

After months of frustration, White House officials are suddenly looking at a rare opportunity on Capitol Hill — the chance to pass something important with the support of both Democrats and Republicans. A sweeping, roughly $250 billion proposal to bolster US competitiveness with China has moved to the top of their legislative agenda, carrying policy…MORE

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A&E announces Bobby Brown documentary and reality series

A&E announces Bobby Brown documentary and reality series

Both projects will be premiering in May.Bobby Brown is coming to a television screen near you! The “My Prerogative” singer will be the focus of two projects slated to premiere on the A&E network in May.According to a release, the first — a two-part documentary titled Biography: Bobby Brown — is an “up-close and personal…

Jussie Smollett sentencing scheduled for March 10

Jussie Smollett sentencing scheduled for March 10

The former ‘Empire’ actor faces a maximum of three years in prison for staging a fake hate crime in 2019.A date has been set for Jussie Smollett’s sentencing. On March 10, the actor/singer will find out his punishment after being convicted of staging a fake hate crime on himself, per CNN.Smollett, best known for his…