The News Roundup for January 07, 2022
07 January 2022

The News Roundup for January 07, 2022

NPR

This week saw the first anniversary of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. President Joe Biden addressed the nation on Thursday, saying, "You can't love your country only when you win."

Approximately 1 million new infections of COVID-19 were reported nationwide in a single day. As cases pile up, the U.S. government announced that it will buy 20 million of Pfizer's COVID antiviral pill, doubling its previously announced order.

Meanwhile, after backlash over his COVID vaccine exemption, tennis superstar Novak Djokovic has been denied entry into Australia and faces possible deportation.

The government of Kazakhstan has resigned as protests about rising fuel prices lead to clashes on the streets. Dozens if demonstrators were killed. Now Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has ordered security forces to "kill without warning."

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