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How many got the COVID-19 shot?Vaccine tracker
     

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Black history month10 shows to watch
     

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Should you answer the phone?It's probably a robocall
     

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NCAA BracketologyWho's in? Who's out?
     

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'A reckoning is near': America has a vast overseas military empire. Does it still need it?The U.S. has enjoyed global military dominance for decades. But in the face of emerging threats, some say a new strategy is in order.
     

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Surgery for a child, car loan, electric bills: We asked Americans how they'd spend $1,400 stimulus checks. This is what they said.We asked Americans around the country how they would spend a third round of $1,400 stimulus checks if the new relief bill passes.
     

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The Equality Act with protections for LGBTQ Americans is up for a vote in the House. What is it?"In many ways," the coming vote showed how Congress was "catching up to the rest of the country" on LGBTQ rights, Rep. David Cicilline said.
     

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Standardized tests are back. They'll feel different and many students won't take them.After the Biden administration's decision to require standardized tests this year, states are planning how and and when to give them.
     

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These civilians hunt child predators. Expert warns they're 'playing with fire.'The arrest of an Indiana teacher shines a light on the state's online, citizen-run predator hunting groups.
     

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Daisy Ridley fires back at Ted Cruz after he defends Gina Carano over 'Mandalorian' firingTed Cruz is in another Twitter spat. This time with "Star Wars" actress Daisy Ridley.
     

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USA TODAY's Steve DiMeglio on Tiger Woods' future in golfOn today's 5 Things to Know podcast.
     

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'The need is real': GOP mayors embrace Biden's COVID-19 relief plan even as Republican lawmakers pan it"This isn't because of some gross mismanagement or some bad contracts ... This is about addressing the needs of a global pandemic," one mayor said.
     

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Want to hug again? Go to church? 'It's up to you,' Ad Council says in $500M campaign to promote COVID-19 vaccinesThe ads are aimed at the 40% of Americans who haven't yet made up their minds about getting vaccinated against COVID-19.
     

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'Get used to me': Defiant Postmaster General Louis DeJoy pushes back at lawmakers at tense hearing on mail delaysTempers flared as Democrats pressed Postmaster General Louis DeJoy on delays in holiday mail and slow deliveries of prescription medicines.
     

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Pfizer-BioNTech will begin testing booster shot to combat variants; Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy tests positive. Live COVID-19 updates.The Biden administration plans to distribute more than 25 million masks to community health centers. U.S. deaths top 505K. Latest COVID-19 updates.
     

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Trisha Yearwood 'under the greatest care' after contracting COVID-19, Garth Brooks revealsTrisha Yearwood is "under the greatest care" at home after contracting COVID-19, according to a statement from her husband, Garth Brooks.
     

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Tiger Woods' injuries: A lifetime of damage in 45 yearsTiger Woods' harrowing accident Tuesday follows a career filed with injuries and surgeries.
     

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Jill Biden and Kelly Clarkson have heart-to-heart about divorce in first solo TV chatFirst lady Jill Biden talks divorce and hope, martinis and fries in first solo TV chat on Kelly Clarkson's popular daytime show.
     

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Victoria's Secret store closings: Retailer to close up to 50 stores while Bath & Body Works opens new locationsL Brands plans to close up to 50 more Victoria's Secret stores in 2021 while opening 50 more Bath & Body Works locations in the U.S. and Canada.
     

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Moderna to begin trial of new COVID vaccine to address virus variant first found in South AfricaModerna's trial of a new COVID-19 vaccine will target the virus variant that first emerged in South Africa. Other vaccine makers plan similar studies.
     

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COVID restrictions on religion: I'm still attending mass from my church parking lot.I'm not just missing the smells and bells, the stained glass and the statues. I'm missing the people.
     

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COVID taking a toll: Some doctors see 'a massive pandemic of mentally ill adolescents'The Rhode Island Department of Health says that from March to June of 2020, emergency department visits by children for suicidal behavior doubled.
     

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'Don't book liars': Soledad O'Brien challenges media at House hearing on disinformationMedia disinformation became a subject of partisan debate at a Congressional subcommittee hearing Wednesday.
     

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With the economy healing, is Biden's $1.9T COVID relief package too much?Critics say Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus is excessive but supporters say it's just the right medicine for an unprecedented downturn
     

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Welcome back, earmarks. They're not corrupt; they're spending as the Constitution envisions.Here's how earmarks can help Congress and even build bipartisanship.
     

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Ken Griffey Jr. wants to help diversify Major League Baseball, get the sport 'back where it belongs'Ken Griffey Jr., one of the greatest baseball players ever, is helping Major League Baseball try to diversify the sport. Is it an impossible mission?
     

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16 essentials you should always have in your carFrom thermal blankets to jumper cables and more, these car essentials can help you create a car emergency kit for worst-case scenarios.
     

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Dump truck collides with barrier wall leaving two people injuredA preliminary investigation found that the driver of the dump truck lost control of the vehicle, causing the crash.
     

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Mailman pauses his route to do a cartwheel and make a snow angel in front yardThis is what we'd call a special delivery
     

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Dog interrupts soccer game, adopted by athleteAfter a stray dog interrupted a soccer game by running onto the field, the player who carried him off adopted him.
     

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How to get rid of smelly garbage disposalGet your garbage disposal smelling fresh again.
     

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Ad Meter 2021See all the big game commercials and find out which won this year's top spot.
     

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US coronavirus map: Tracking the outbreakTrack coronavirus outbreaks across the US and in your state with daily updated maps, total cases and deaths.
     

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Your guide to COVID-19What you need to know about coronavirus, including what to do if you think you might be sick, how to keep you and your family safe and tips on what to do while staying home.
     

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Ahmaud Arbery was killed at 25. A year later, Black men who see themselves in him mourn his loss.These five Black men see parts of themselves in Ahmaud Arbery. They talked about what to do with the years they have, years Arbery does not.
     

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