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Jonathan Swan
Updated Jan 16, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Trump dogs "dull" DeSantis ahead of potential 2024 matchup

An illustration shows a hand drawing Z's near Gov. Ron DeSantis' mouth.
Photo illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios. Photo: Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images
Erin Doherty
Jan 16, 2022 - Sports

Novak Djokovic loses Australian visa appeal

Novak Djokovic of Serbia plays a forehand during a practice session ahead of the 2022 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 14, 2022
Novak Djokovic of Serbia plays a forehand during a practice session ahead of the 2022 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on Jan. 14. Photo: Daniel Pockett/Getty Images
Axios Local
Jan 16, 2022 - Health

America struggles to keep schools open

Illustration of a burning chalkboard.
Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

The new normal: Google searches reveal America's COVID shopping habits

Youngkin ends mandates for masks in schools and COVID vaccinations for state workers

Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin gives the inaugural address after being sworn in as the 74th governor of Virginia on the steps of the State Capitol on January 15, 2022
Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin gives the inaugural address after being sworn in on Jan. 15. Photo: Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images
Jennifer A. Kingson
Updated Jan 15, 2022 - Technology

The beauty business turns to augmented reality

Animated illustration of a hand swiping to view different lipstick colors.
Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios
Andrew Freedman
Updated Jan 15, 2022 - Energy & Environment

Earth's climate went off the rails in 2021, reports show

Climate map showing temperature departures from average during 2021.
Temperature departures from average in degrees Celsius during 2021. (Berkeley Earth).
Caitlin Owens
Jan 15, 2022 - Health

Concerns grow over CDC's isolation guidelines

Illustration of three figures indicating how to use a rapid COVID test. 
Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

Biden boxed in on Ukraine

Photo illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios. Photo: Eric Lee/Bloomberg via Getty Images