Good morning! It’s Friday, January 29, 2021. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:
📱 [Trending] this morning
Cicely Tyson, the pioneering Black actor who gained an Oscar nomination for her role as the sharecropper’s wife in “Sounder,” died Thursday at age 96.
📅 What we’re watching
🔴 President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will receive an economic briefing with Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen Friday. Biden will also travel to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Maryland to visit wounded service members.
🔴 The White House COVID-19 Response Team and public health officials will hold a press briefing Friday at 11 a.m. EST.
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