Someone modified Donald Trump's bio on the US State Departments website to say "Donald J. Trump's term ended on 2021-01-11 19:39:20. The page was quickly taken down and not currently available. There is no word yet as to how or why this modification occurred.
Parler CEO John Matze has confirmed that the company deleted two social media posts from Trump supporting lawyer L. Lin Wood. One that called for VP Mike Pence to face a firing squad and another that falsely claims that Ashli Babbit, who was killed by law enforcement while breaking into the US Capitol, is still alive.
President-elect Joe Biden said President Donald Trump's decision to skip his inauguration is "one of the few things he and I have ever agreed on." read more
HOF Manager Tommy Lasorda has died at age 93. Lasorda was the longest tenured Dodger in franchise history. He got his start in pro ball when he was signed by the Philadelphia Phillies as an 18 year old pitcher in 1945. After one season in the minors his career took a back seat to serving his country in the US Army for 2 years during WWII. He returned to baseball after the war and joined the Dodgers for the 1949 season. He made his major league debut in 1954 while the Dodgers were still in Brooklyn. While his big league player career only lasted 3 years, he would remain with the organization in various roles and was named manager of the big club in 1976. Lasorda led the team to 8 division titles, 4 NL pennants and 2 World Series Championships before retiring in 1996 after suffering a heart attack.
The current news cycle has been all about the coup attempt in the US Capitol so you might have overlooked that the US has reached a new high of 3,964 covid related deaths in a single day and the total number of deaths is now listed as 363,116.