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The Biggest Trends of TikTok 2020

It’s been well over two years since TikTok arrived in the United States in August 2018, offering a rejoinder to anyone who thought social media had lost its way. The…

Times Square will be closed off, but the ball drop is happening.

This year, for the first time in decades, Times Square will be closed to the public on New Year’s Eve. Only production workers and dozens of selected frontline workers and…

Senator David Perdue goes into quarantine five days before Georgia’s runoff elections.

Senator David Perdue, Republican of Georgia, is set to quarantine, five days before a pivotal runoff election that will determine not just whether he keeps his seat but also whether…

Louis Kahn-Designed Dorms in India May Be Razed

A world-class architectural-preservation controversy is brewing in India, where the administration at the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad had announced plans to raze 14 of 18 student dormitory buildings…

Australia Tweaks Anthem to Recognize Indigenous History

The lyrics of Australia’s national anthem have been altered by one word to recognize the country’s Indigenous history, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Thursday. Until Friday, the song began: “Australians…

A locked-down Europe bids a subdued good riddance to an awful year.

To ring out a year the world wishes had been an illusion, the biggest event in Paris really is one. It is called, perhaps optimistically, “Welcome to the Other Side.”…

FDA Issues Sportmix Recall After 28 Dogs Die

A pet food company is recalling several types of its Sportmix-brand dry foods for dogs and cats after 28 dogs died and eight others fell ill, possibly from ingesting fatal…

Ben Sasse Slams Republican Effort to Challenge Election

WASHINGTON — Senator Ben Sasse on Thursday eviscerated a drive by his Republican colleagues in Congress to challenge the results of the 2020 election, rebuking the effort as a “dangerous…

Richard Thornburgh, Former Governor and Attorney General, Dies at 88

Dick Thornburgh, a two-term Republican governor of Pennsylvania who coped with America’s worst nuclear power meltdown at Three Mile Island in 1979 and later served as United States attorney general…

42 people in West Virginia are mistakenly given a virus treatment instead of the vaccine.

Forty-two people in Boone County, in southwestern West Virginia, who were scheduled to receive the coronavirus vaccine on Wednesday were mistakenly injected with an experimental monoclonal antibody treatment instead, the…