Indonesia reports record 2,069 virus deaths in 24 hours
Pentagon Chief Slams China While Vowing Deeper Role in Asia
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin sought to reassure the Asia-Pacific that the U.S. was committed to engagement in the region, while vowing to challenge what he called China’s aggression.
Jeff Bezos offers NASA $2 billion to reconsider Blue Origin in space race
Fresh off his foray into the final frontier, Jeff Bezos offered to cover more than $2 billion in costs for NASA if the agency reconsiders Blue Origin for a contract to build the aircraft that will ferry the next astronauts on the moon.
New York Daily News
Leverkeusen, Germany: Five missing after explosion rocks chemical site
Five people were missing and several injured after an explosion rocked an industrial park in the western German city of Leverkusen on Tuesday, sending up plumes of smoke and prompting police to ask nearby residents to remain in their homes.
Press: Give those unemployed writers a job!
Unlike most federal programs, recreating the Federal Writers Project means a government initiative that all Americans of all stripes would be part of, appreciate, and enjoy.
Former Sen. Barbara Boxer assaulted and robbed
Former Senator Barbara Boxer was assaulted in Oakland Monday afternoon, according to her representatives.
Iraq’s non-withdrawal withdrawal deal with the US is just what Afghanistan needs, argue former officials
House's January 6 select committee updates: 4 police witnesses to speak on Capitol riot
COVID protests and the dangers of the disinformation age
Editorial: The right's new tone on COVID vaccines
The LA Times
Ron DeSantis, Praised for Florida COVID Response, Faces Surge in Hospitalizations
Man survives 10 hours in sea after dinghy collapse
Former Sen. Mike Enzi dies after bicycle accident
Tesla Autopilot is mistaking the MOON for amber traffic lights
Senate’s semiconductor aid may be opening bid in global race
Atlanta police officer suspended after video appears to show him kicking handcuffed woman in the head
As Virus Cases Rise, Another Contagion Spreads Among the Vaccinated: Anger
The New York Times
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