Fatimah at the blog Promoting Peace has a helpful post up: a primer on what is happening in Egypt, and why.
"He met with Mr. Trump over the weekend, then informed Mr. Rosen midday on Sunday that the president intended to replace him with Mr. Clark, who could then try to stop Congress from certifying the Electoral College results." Incredible Katie Benner scoop. Big New York Times story tonight from reporter Katie Benner: "Trump and Justice… READ THE REST
It's mutating. A newly identified variant of COVID is already confirmed in about half of all new infections in Manaus, Brazil, which raises alarm about a greater risk of spread, a researcher warns on Friday. From Reuters: A team led by immunologist Ester Sabino collected genomic data from COVID-19 tests in Manaus that indicated 42%… READ THE REST
The impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump trial will begin during the week of February 8, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said on Friday. The House of Representatives is expected to formally deliver the impeachment charge to the chamber on Monday. From Reuters: A McConnell aide said the trial could begin as soon as… READ THE REST
It happens in half the movies we watch. Something about one of the characters is revealed when another character stumbles across their deepest, darkest secret. Maybe it's a piece of jewelry or another symbol of the past. Maybe it's a flash drive full of damning files. Or maybe it's medication or elicit chemicals. Almost every… READ THE REST
What did you have for dinner last night? If your answer falls somewhere between leftovers, a sandwich, or a frozen pizza, it might be time to start getting serious about your culinary skills. While nobody is suggesting you start cranking out souffles or baked Alaskas every night, there's a whole world of food options out… READ THE REST
Every year, U.S. News and World Report compiles its Best Jobs list – and once again, the venerable news outlet has determined it's pretty great to be a network architect. For another year, the role of computer network architect is on their list of the top 10 technology jobs around, with an unemployment rate of… READ THE REST