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Several governors order National Guard troops out of D.C. – POLITICO

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Members of the National Guard wait near Union Station on Wednesday as Washington, D.C., remains under tight security. | Spencer Platt/Getty Images At least four governors say they’re ordering National Guard troops out of Washington, D.C., after thousands of Guardsmen were sent from the U.S. Capitol outdoors or to parking garages earlier this week. Republican governors Chris Sununu of New...

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with 143 satellites grounded by weather – CBS News

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Bad weather forced SpaceX to call off plans for launching a record 143 small satellites aboard a Falcon 9 rocket Saturday. The team was told to recycle for another attempt Sunday at 10 a.m. EST when forecasters predicted a 70% chance of acceptable conditions. Bad weather across Cape Canaveral forced SpaceX to order a 24-hour delay for the launch of a record 143 small satellites aboard a Falcon 9...

The South African coronavirus mutation can infect multiple times, could hamper vaccine – Salon

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A new study reveals that a large number of people with COVID-19 antibodies may not be protected from the new strain A patient with the COVID-19 breaths in oxygen in the COVID-19 ward at Khayelitsha Hospital, about 35km from the centre of Cape Town, on December 29, 2020. (RODGER BOSCH/AFP via Getty Images) A mutant strain of the novel coronavirus discovered in South Africa appears to be able to...

Patrick Mahomes has highest passer rating ever, both regular season and playoffs – NBC Sports

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Getty Images The NFL’s official statistic for quantifying passing efficiency is passer rating, which considers completion percentage, yards per pass, touchdowns and interceptions. Passer rating is far from a perfect stat, but at a glance it provides a good look at how efficient a quarterback is. And Patrick Mahomes is the NFL’s all-time leader, both in the regular season and in the postseason. To...

news Tom Brady vs. Aaron Rodgers: Why they never met in the playoffs before – NFL.com

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Published: Jan 23, 2021 at 09:46 AM With the historic playoff meeting finally about to happen on Championship Sunday, NFL Research’s Matt Okada charts why Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers have never met in the playoffs before. Despite a combined 62 playoff starts and 10 Super Bowl appearances, Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers have never met in the postseason. That will change on Championship Sunday...

Supporters’ words may haunt Trump at impeachment trial – The Associated Press

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The words of Donald Trump supporters who are accused of participating in the deadly U.S. Capitol riot may end up being used against him in his Senate impeachment trial as he faces the charge of inciting a violent insurrection. At least five supporters facing federal charges have suggested they were taking orders from the then-president when they marched on Capitol Hill on Jan. 6...

UFC 257 start time, TV schedule for Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor 2 – MMA Fighting

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The UFC 257 start time and TV schedule for the Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor 2 fight card at the Etihad Arena on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi on Saturday night is below. The fight card is broken into three different parts and airs on three different mediums. This post will help explain which fights are airing where and at which times. The card kicks off with a two-bout prelim card on ESPN+ at 7 p...

Who is the home run king? Years after Barry Bonds topped Hank Aaron, it’s still up for debate. – The Washington Post

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In a brown leather chair, next to a glass wall that looked over the Atlanta Braves’ new stadium last winter, Hank Aaron expressed mixed feelings about the home run record — a record that was once his — belonging to a player who admitted to using steroids. “You’ve said in the past, that despite the fact that he’s admitted to cheating, that you still consider him the home run king,” said Craig...

Wuhan Lockdown Started A Year Ago: Residents Look Back With Pride, Anger, Pain : Goats and Soda – NPR

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A woman walks in a park along Yangtze River in Wuhan on Jan. 19, 2021. Residents of the city of 11 million, which was the first epicenter of COVID-19, have conflicting emotions as they reckon with the aftermath of the virus and their 76-day lockdown. Hector Retamal/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Hector Retamal/AFP via Getty Images A woman walks in a park along Yangtze River in...

Asymptomatic infection blunder let Covid-19 spin out of control – STAT

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Jan. 24 marks the one-year anniversary of a momentous but largely unnoticed event in the history of the Covid-19 pandemic: the first published report of an individual infected with the novel coronavirus who never developed symptoms. This early confirmation of asymptomatic infection should have set off alarm bells and profoundly altered our response to the gathering storm. But it did not. One year...

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