Wisconsin pharmacist who tried to spoil 500 COVID-19 vaccine doses pleads guilty to federal tampering charges Wisconsin pharmacist who tried to spoil 500 COVID-19 vaccine doses pleads guilty to federal tampering charges

Steven Brandenburg was charged by federal authorities with two counts of attempting to tamper with a consumer product. He also faces state charges.        

today, 2:35
Sekou Smith, longtime reporter for NBA TV, dies from COVID at 48 Sekou Smith, longtime reporter for NBA TV, dies  from COVID at 48

Tributes pour in after the death of Sekou Smith. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said, "Sekou was one of the affable and dedicated reporters in the NBA."        

today, 4:09
Amanda Gorman's books don't come out for months, but they're already Amazon bestsellers Amanda Gorman's books don't come out for months, but they're already Amazon bestsellers

Amanda Gorman — National Youth Poet Laureate and the youngest inaugural poet in U.S. history — can already add bestselling author to her resume.        

today, 2:32
Coronavirus updates: CDC researchers say schools can reopen safely; UK variant has now spread to 25 states; 425K US deaths Coronavirus updates: CDC researchers say schools can reopen safely; UK variant has now spread to 25 states; 425K US deaths

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, says double masking "makes common sense." Latest COVID-19 updates.        

today, 10:00
'Insulting and frustrating': Community leaders decry lack of Asian Americans in Biden's top Cabinet picks 'Insulting and frustrating': Community leaders decry lack of Asian Americans in Biden's top Cabinet picks

Asian American and Pacific Islander community leaders are dismayed that they are not represented in President Joe Biden's Cabinet.        

today, 11:39
Lawmakers to grill Biden pick for ambassador to UN: 35-year veteran Linda Thomas-Greenfield Lawmakers to grill Biden pick for ambassador to UN: 35-year veteran Linda Thomas-Greenfield

As a Black woman who faced discrimination growing up in the segregated South before establishing a 35-year career in foreign service, Thomas-Greenfield would bring a new tone to the United Nations.        

today, 9:00
Indonesia volcano unleashes river of lava Indonesia volcano unleashes river of lava

Indonesia's most active volcano erupted Wednesday with a river of lava and searing gas clouds flowing 1,500 meters down its slopes. (Jan. 27)       

today, 9:42
Today in History for January 27th Today in History for January 27th

Highlights of Today in History: , Soviet troops liberate concentration camps; Paris peace accords are signed; Astonauts die on Apollo one;Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart born;Composer Jerome Kern born       

today, 4:49
NFL cheerleaders have their say on equal pay NFL cheerleaders have their say on equal pay

American football is like religion for many in the U.S. but there is one story the NFL isn't cheering about. A new documentary, "A Woman's Work: The NFL's Cheerleader Problem," now available On Demand, follows the story of two former NFL team cheerleaders who sued the league over labor issues. (Jan. 26)       

today, 11:17
AP Top Stories January 27 A AP Top Stories January 27 A

Here's the latest for Wednesday January 27th: Senate votes to hold Trump trial, over Republican objections; Biden says administration is buying more COVID vaccine; Chicago plans to reopen schools delayed; Alabama cleans up tornado damage.       

today, 11:07