Welcome to Word on the Street where we discuss the top five most interesting links of the day. Here is what’s hot for Thursday, January 21, 2021:
Amazon Offers to Speed Up Vaccine Distribution: Amazon has offered its logistical expertise to help speed up the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine. The Biden administration has stated a goal of 100 million doses in 100 days.
Jack Ma Makes First Public Appearance in Months: Jack Ma, billionaire founder of Alibaba, made his first public appearance after months of being absent from the public eye since October.
Glastonbury Festival Cancelled for Second Year in a Row: The famed music festival has been cancelled yet again due to COVID-19. Ticket holders for this year’s festival will be able to attend the 2022 festival.
Biden Redecorates White House, Oval Office: Shortly before taking office, Biden has redecorated the Oval Office, removing a controversial Andrew Jackson painting, and adorning the room with busts of Eleanor Roosevelt, Rosa Parks and César Chávez.
Single Winner of $730 Million Jackpot: A single winning ticket for the $730 Million jackpot in the Powerball lottery was purchased in Lonaconing, Maryland. The jackpot is the fifth largest ever won in the United States. The Mega Millions jackpot currently stands at over $900 Million.