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Amazon Prime show ‘Tandav’ faces calls for a ban in India

Amazon wants India to play a key role in its ambitions to conquer streaming video. But the company now faces a political backlash over one of its new original shows. Authorities are looking into claims that Amazon’s new Prime Video series “Tandav” includes religiously insensitive content. Several Indian politicians say they have complained to the…MORE

Officials remain vigilant ahead of Biden inauguration after small weekend protests

Officials remain vigilant ahead of Biden inauguration after small weekend protests

Demonstrations in state capitols across the United States were muted this weekend after warnings of armed protests, but officials have indicated they’ll remain vigilant in the days leading up to President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. “We are concerned about the entire week, not just today,” Lansing, Michigan, Police Chief Daryl Green said Sunday, after a crowd…MORE

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel have a new baby — and we know his name

Justin Timberlake and wife Jessica Biel have a new baby. Confirming the good news in a video call with talk show host Ellen DeGeneres, the singer and actor revealed that his new son’s name is Phineas. The former NSYNC singer already has a 5-year-old son called Silas with actress Biel, whom he married in 2012.…MORE

What Mars sounds like, and the rover’s welcome party

Mars is about to be a very busy place when three separate missions arrive at the red planet in February. One of those missions includes NASA’s Perseverance rover. When it lands, we’ll be able to hear the sounds of Mars for the first time, thanks to microphones riding on the rover. A new interactive experience…MORE

Don’t delay key medical appointments in the pandemic — advice from Dr. Wen

As many people postpone necessary medical care due to the pandemic, medical professionals are worried that their patients will get sick or even die from other causes. Some 25% of Americans said that they or someone in their household had delayed medical care in the past month due to coronavirus, according to a December Kaiser…MORE

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