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Facebook users will be able to order food without leaving the platform. Photo: Facebook

Facebook announced its on-demand food service Friday, which will let users order food without leaving the platform from either a number of food ordering services, like DoorDash and ChowNow, or restaurants like Five Guys, Papa John's, and Panera. Users can now browse restaurants nearby by visiting the "Order Food" section in the Explore menu.

Why it matters: It's another effort by Facebook to expand into the service economy. The tech giant has already adopted new service features like crowdfunding and shopping. Some argue that tech companies — like Facebook, but also Amazon and Google — are using their scale and data to enter new sectors more easily, which could be an antitrust concern.

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NRA declares bankruptcy, says it will reincorporate in Texas

Wayne LaPierre of the National Rifle Association (NRA) speaks during CPAC in 2016. Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images

The National Rifle Association said Friday it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and will seek to reincorporate in Texas, calling New York, where it is currently registered, a "toxic political environment."

The big picture: The move comes just months after New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit to dissolve the NRA, alleging the group committed fraud by diverting roughly $64 million in charitable donations over three years to support reckless spending by its executives.

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Biden: "We will manage the hell out of" vaccine distribution

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President-elect Joe Biden promised to invoke the Defense Production Act to increase vaccine manufacturing, as he outlined a five-point plan to administer 100 million COVID-19 vaccinations in the first months of his presidency.

Why it matters: With the Center for Disease Control and Prevention warning of a more contagious variant of the coronavirus, Biden is trying to establish how he’ll approach the pandemic differently than President Trump.

A new Washington

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D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said Friday that the city should expect a "new normal" for security — even after President-elect Biden's inauguration.

The state of play: Inaugurations are usually a point of celebration in D.C., but over 20,000 troops are now patrolling Washington streets in an unprecedented preparation for Biden's swearing-in on Jan. 20.