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Grammys 2021: Blue Ivy, Megan Thee Stallion win
9-year-old Blue Ivy is the second-youngest artist to win a Grammy. Other honors included Kanye West for best contemporary Christian music album, Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande for best pop duo performance, Harry Styles was awarded for his pop solo performance for "Watermelon Sugar.", while John Legend won best R&B album and Miranda Lambert's "Wildcard" was named best country album.
 
Drew Brees announces his retirement
In a video message on his Instagram account, he said,"I am only retiring from playing football, I am not retiring from New Orleans. This is not goodbye, rather a new beginning. Now my real life‘s work begins!" Brees leaves the league as its all-time leading passer.
 
President Biden waiting for Cuomo probe results
Andrew Cuomo is accused of sexual harassment and misconduct by at least seven women including former aides. President Biden's comments are in contrast with those of other senior party members who want the governor to step down.
 
Set the clock for Daylight Saving Time
The Uniform Time Act of 1966 started DST throughout the US and gave states the choice of exempting themselves. Congress extended daylight saving in 1974-75 to save energy.
 
Rallies and speeches mark 1 year anniversary of Breonna Taylor’s death
Exactly a year ago Taylor was shot and killed during a police raid at her apartment. Protests marked her death with protestors asking for racial equality and police accountability.
 
Biden sending FEMA to help child migrants
The US border has seen a dramatic increase in the number of migrants in the last few weeks, especially unaccompanied children and family units. The surge has been linked to Biden's policies towards migrants.
 
Boxing champion Marvin Hagler dies at 66
Hagler, in his professional career, fought 67 fights, winning 62 of them. Hagler was born in Newark, New Jersey and moved later to Brockton, where he was discovered and trained by the Petronelli brothers.
 
Minneapolis reaches $27M settlement with Floyd Family
The trial for the former officer charged with the murder of Floyd is scheduled to begin. Jury selection for the trial has started.
 
Nations progress with fight against COVID
In the virtual summit of Quad nations, leaders decided to deliver one billion doses of coronavirus vaccine to Asia by end of 2022. Indian manufacturing, US technology, US and Japanese financing and Australian logistics are expected to contribute to the joint mission.
 
Report identifies coverup in Daniel Prude’s Death
Prude died of asphyxiation last March while in police custody. Andrew Celli was the independent investigator hired to conduct a review.