Happy Groundhog Day! Watch out for that first step, it’s a doozy!
In Case You Missed It.
The Biden administration is working to free up $40 billion in aid to Puerto Rico that was approved but never sent during the Trump administration.
Ford and Google have reached a deal to put Google connectivity in Ford cars.
The DMV in North Carolina will stop issuing license plates with the Confederate flag.
Dolly Parton says that she turned down former President Trump’s offer to give her the Presidential Medal of Freedom twice due to personal conflicts but she doesn’t want to accept it now because it would seem political.
IKEA may soon require you to promise to anchor your furniture to walls.
Diplomats in China want to mend fences with the U.S.
Elon Musk says that his company has put a wireless implant into a monkey’s brain and said monkey can now play video games with his mind.
Coronavirus Update: Total confirmed U.S. cases as of 7 p.m. ET Monday: 26,299,249 — Total deaths: 443,035 — Total tests: 304,456,936
- Japan will extend its state of emergency for another month as case numbers begin to drop.
- A jail in Fresno, California has more Covid cases than any other correctional facility in the country with nearly 4,000 cases. The top six prison outbreaks are all in California.
- The health minister in Vietnam says that the new Covid outbreak is more contagious than the U.K. variant.