☀ January 19: Biden heads to Washington, Trump’s final stretch and Dolly turns 75

[Your Morning]

Good morning! It’s Tuesday, January 19, 2021. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️⃣📃 2021 Inauguration Day schedule: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris take office Wednesday

The US Capitol Building is prepared for the inauguration ceremonies for President-elect Joe Biden as the “Field of Flags” are placed on the ground on the National Mall on January 18, 2021 in Washington, DC. – Approximately 191,500 US flags will cover part of the National Mall and will represent the American people who are unable to travel to Washington, DC for the inauguration.
(Photo by JOE RAEDLE/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

2️⃣🕕 President Trump’s final hours in office expected to be non-traditional

3️⃣🚨 No indication of insider threat before inauguration, says acting Pentagon chief

4️⃣💼 Biden’s Cabinet appointees head to first confirmation hearings

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Country music icon Dolly Parton turns 75

Parton was born in Tennessee in 1946. She started performing at a young age, hitting it big in 1973 with the release of the song “Jolene.”

GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND – JUNE 29: Dolly Parton performs on the Pyramid Stage during Day 3 of the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm on June 29, 2014 in Glastonbury, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

📅 What we’re watching

🔴 President-elect Joe Biden will deliver remarks at a send-off event in Wilmington, Delaware. President Donald Trump does not have any public events scheduled, so far.

🔴 President-elect Biden will later join Vice President-elect Kamala Harris at the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool in Washington to honor lives lost due to COVID-19. The memorial event, hosted by the Presidential Inaugural Committee, is at 5:30 p.m. EST.

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