Capitol Police Apology, Push to Reopen Schools & GameStop Skyrockets - Wednesday, January 27th, 2021


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The news to know for Wednesday, January 27th, 2021!

We'll tell you about:

  • the first testimony from the acting Capitol Police chief about what happened in the days leading up to the Capitol riot
  • how small-time investors are having a big impact on the stock market
  • the CDC's latest case for bringing kids back in the classroom
  • an internet outage that affected millions of Americans
  • the first fully-private crew taking a vacation to space

Those stories and more in about 10 minutes!

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Capitol Police Leader Testifies: NPR, Politico, NY Times

Most Republicans Reject Impeachment Trial: WSJ, WaPo, AP, FOX News

Record Number of Executive Actions: NY Post, The Economist

Biden Addresses Racial Inequality: NY Times, WaPo, NBC News, White House

Biden-Putin Call: AP, USA Today, Politico, White House

CDC Urges Return to Classroom: WSJ, NY Times, WaPo, CDC, JAMA

East Coast Internet Outages: AP, Reuters, WSJ

Reddit Sparks Wall Street Trend: Axios, Vox, CNN, CNBC

No One Elected to Baseball HOF: ESPN, USA Today, MLB, Fox News

First Space Tourists Introduced: AP, The Verge, Scientific American

Work Wednesday: Pharmacy Jobs Spike: Axios, CNBC, WSJ

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