*** TOP NEWS ***
Axios Scoop: Trump administration declassifies unconfirmed intel on Chinese bounties [Ed. note: Why is Trump silent, not defending our soldiers!]
*** REGIONAL, NATIONAL NEWS ***
The Olympian: Stories that defined the year 2020 in Thurston County
George Walter in The Olympian: Did Loren Culp play Little League? Lessons youth sports teach us about winning and losing
WaPo: World’s richest men added billions to their fortunes last year as others struggled – Bezos [Amazon] and Musk [Tesla] increased their net worth by a staggering $200 billion last year, a sum greater than the gross domestic products of 139 countries.
*** CORONAVIRUS NEWS ***
*** TRUMP NEW YEARS CHAOS ***
WaPo: Meet the Trump saboteur in charge of undermining Biden — and America [scroll down to read the story’s text]
WSJ: Senate Overrides Trump’s Veto of Defense Bill with many Republicans joining Democrats to deliver a rebuke to Mr. Trump in the final days of his presidency and for the first time pass into law legislation he had blocked.