A police official says three separate explosions in the Afghan capital Kabul have killed at least five people and wounded two others amid a surge in violence in the war-torn country. https://t.co/ooYheEcYnS
Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has survived a no-confidence vote in parliament amid allegations that his government mismanaged the economy, bungled the provision of COVID-19 vaccines, abused human rights and fostered corruption. https://t.co/uG6UAlj4TV
Russia is stepping up efforts to try and find a way forward for a stalled Afghan peace process as talks between the Taliban and the Kabul government flounder and the new administration in Washington mulls its options. https://t.co/vm5ssnlwjO
The Department of Defense's inspector general will review the Trump administration's decision to relocate U.S. Space Command from Colorado to Alabama. The decision on Jan. 13, one week before Trump left office, blindsided Colorado officials. https://t.co/MThbTT7ZO0
Authorities say a man who killed his wife and then wounded two Dallas officers during a standoff before killing himself Thursday was convicted twice of sexually assaulting people. https://t.co/WbgveI8BPc
Major U.S. airlines say they will expand the practice of asking passengers on flights to the U.S. for information that public health officials could use for COVID-19 contact tracing. https://t.co/ASgGZFeypH
Efforts to vaccinate Americans against COVID-19 have been stymied by a series of winter storms and outages in parts of the country not used to extreme cold weather. @AP explains the logjam and how officials are trying to break it. https://t.co/6YQO8NxH1Z
Six more people linked to the far-right Oath Keepers militia group have been indicted on charges that they planned and coordinated with one another in the attack on the U.S. Capitol. https://t.co/pE3FsuHVAm
The New Mexico Legislature approved a bill to ensure abortion access by overturning a dormant 1969 ban on most abortion procedures. The state House passed the bill Friday and sent it to Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, who has said she will sign it. https://t.co/XuG6uca8UU
Meteorologists started warning about this week's killer cold as much as three weeks in advance, yet catastrophe still happened. Experts in weather and disaster say it was such a strange and huge event that it simply overwhelmed everyone. https://t.co/NlPeyK10rn
LOVE THE SKIN YOU’RE IN: A Kanye West lyric made Kelly Rowland’s name an adjective for a beautiful, dark-skinned Black woman. But the "Black Magic" singer says the confidence in her complexion wasn't always there.
FULL STORY by @garyghamilton: https://t.co/hQ81AJ7pKGhttps://t.co/mdTXdjAjjn
Republican Senator Ted Cruz is under attack for traveling to Cancun while his constituents in Texas suffered through a deadly winter storm. The optics are hardly ideal, but it remains to be seen whether the political fallout will last. https://t.co/bpBtU7D5lG
Kelly Rowland is already having a busy 2021: she gave birth to her second child, celebrated her 40th birthday and has dropped a new EP titled “K.” She says her sisterhood with Beyonce and Michelle Williams is her “rock.”
FULL STORY by @garyghamilton: https://t.co/hQ81AIPOm6https://t.co/gSx95RK0C7
Kim Kardashian West has filed for divorce from Kanye West, bringing to a close one of the most famous celebrity unions of the 21st century. The two superstars, who built business empires from reality TV and music, married in 2014 and have four children.
Former President Donald Trump repeated false claims that the election was stolen from him 10 times during interviews this week on Fox News Channel, Newsmax and One America News Network. The claims were unprompted but also unchallenged. https://t.co/bvxQeoWDgU
Prince Markie Dee, a founding member of the breakthrough 1980s hip-hop trio The Fat Boys, has died at age 52. Born Mark Morales, he was a prolific songwriter who later formed his own band and became a well-known radio host.