January 27, 2021

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Lawmakers say North Korean diplomat defected to South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea — A North Korean diplomat who served as the country’s acting ambassador to Kuwait has defected to

January 26, 2021 By Washington Post

SEOUL, South Korea — A North Korean diplomat who served as the country’s acting ambassador to Kuwait has defected to

Today in History

Today in History  Today is Tuesday, Jan. 26, the 26th day of 2021. There are 339 days left in the year.&

January 26, 2021 By Washington Post

Today in History  Today is Tuesday, Jan. 26, the 26th day of 2021. There are 339 days left in the year.&

The Capitol siege wasn’t like the ‘Third World.’ It was uniquely American.

When far-right rioters sieged the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, Republican elites distanced themselves from the chaos and claimed that

January 25, 2021 By Washington Post

When far-right rioters sieged the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, Republican elites distanced themselves from the chaos and claimed that

Who is the worst American president of all time?

With the inauguration of Joe Biden as the nation’s 46th president, pundits and scholars have begun rating Donald Trump’

January 25, 2021 By Washington Post

With the inauguration of Joe Biden as the nation’s 46th president, pundits and scholars have begun rating Donald Trump’

North Korea’s acting ambassador to Kuwait defects to the South

SEOUL — North Korea's top diplomat in Kuwait secretly defected with his family to South Korea where they have been living

January 25, 2021 By Washington Post

SEOUL — North Korea's top diplomat in Kuwait secretly defected with his family to South Korea where they have been living

Trump’s travel bans caused heartache and suffering. For what?

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January 25, 2021 By Washington Post

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Samsung scion Lee won’t appeal prison sentence for bribery

SEOUL, South Korea — Samsung scion Lee Jae-yong will not appeal a court ruling that sentenced him to two and a

January 25, 2021 By Washington Post

SEOUL, South Korea — Samsung scion Lee Jae-yong will not appeal a court ruling that sentenced him to two and a

Jimmie Rodgers, singer of 1950s hit ‘Honeycomb,’ dies at 87

Jimmie Rodgers, a singer who had two major hits in 1957 with “Honeycomb” and “Kisses Sweeter Than Wine” but whose career

January 24, 2021 By Washington Post

Jimmie Rodgers, a singer who had two major hits in 1957 with “Honeycomb” and “Kisses Sweeter Than Wine” but whose career

Biden sticks to vaccine goals nearly met by his predecessor

When President Biden announced in early December that his administration would aim to put 100 million coronavirus vaccines into pe

January 23, 2021 By Washington Post

When President Biden announced in early December that his administration would aim to put 100 million coronavirus vaccines into pe

Jimmie Rodgers, singer of ‘Honeycomb’ and other hits, dies

PALM DESERT, Calif. — Jimmie Rodgers, singer of the 1957 hits “Honeycomb” and “Kisses Sweeter Than Wine” whose career in music and

January 23, 2021 By Washington Post

PALM DESERT, Calif. — Jimmie Rodgers, singer of the 1957 hits “Honeycomb” and “Kisses Sweeter Than Wine” whose career in music and

The Cybersecurity 202: Not just about the nukes: Biden's opening moves with Russia elevate cybersecurity issues

with Aaron Schaffer  President Biden's decision to begin his term with an order to investigate Russian hacking and

January 22, 2021 By Washington Post

with Aaron Schaffer  President Biden's decision to begin his term with an order to investigate Russian hacking and

AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EST

Biden ordering stopgap help as talks start on big aid plan  BALTIMORE — President Joe Biden plans to take

January 22, 2021 By Washington Post

Biden ordering stopgap help as talks start on big aid plan  BALTIMORE — President Joe Biden plans to take

First-ever treaty to ban nuclear weapons enters into force

UNITED NATIONS — The first-ever treaty to ban nuclear weapons entered into force on Friday, hailed as a historic step to

January 22, 2021 By Washington Post

UNITED NATIONS — The first-ever treaty to ban nuclear weapons entered into force on Friday, hailed as a historic step to

After Trump setbacks, Kim Jong Un starts over with Biden

SEOUL, South Korea — Last year was a disaster for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.  He helplessly watched

January 22, 2021 By Washington Post

SEOUL, South Korea — Last year was a disaster for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.  He helplessly watched

Health experts blame rapid expansion for vaccine shortages

Public health experts Thursday blamed COVID-19 vaccine shortages around the U.S. in part on the Trump administration’s push

January 22, 2021 By Washington Post

Public health experts Thursday blamed COVID-19 vaccine shortages around the U.S. in part on the Trump administration’s push

Junior Mance, jazz pianist whose chords were built on the blues, dies at 92

Junior Mance, a jazz pianist who worked alongside countless musical trailblazers during his 75 years on the bandstand and whose style

January 22, 2021 By Washington Post

Junior Mance, a jazz pianist who worked alongside countless musical trailblazers during his 75 years on the bandstand and whose style

AP Explains: How is the Defense Production Act relevant?

Like his predecessor, President Joe Biden has invoked a 1950 law to boost production of supplies needed to confront the coronavirus

January 22, 2021 By Washington Post

Like his predecessor, President Joe Biden has invoked a 1950 law to boost production of supplies needed to confront the coronavirus

Maybe Joe Biden can rescue Saturdays

President Biden and his new appointees are trying to restore a lot these days. Restore trust in government. Restore decency

January 22, 2021 By Washington Post

President Biden and his new appointees are trying to restore a lot these days. Restore trust in government. Restore decency

Kim Jong Un likes to provoke new U.S. presidents. Biden’s team should be prepared.

REPORTS THAT North Korea might be preparing a provocative test of a submarine-launched ballistic missile surely will not have surprised

January 22, 2021 By Washington Post

REPORTS THAT North Korea might be preparing a provocative test of a submarine-launched ballistic missile surely will not have surprised

Austin wins Senate confirmation as 1st Black Pentagon chief

WASHINGTON — Lloyd J. Austin, a West Point graduate who rose to the Army’s elite ranks and marched through racial

January 22, 2021 By Washington Post

WASHINGTON — Lloyd J. Austin, a West Point graduate who rose to the Army’s elite ranks and marched through racial