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New Laws, AI Detects Cancer & Friends Leaves Netflix (+ Achieving New Year’s Resolutions) - Thursday, January 2nd, 2020

16 minutes

The news to know for Thursday, January 2nd, 2020!

What to know today about several new laws now in effect across the country, why it was a tense two days at the U.S. embassy in Iraq, and remembering an NBA icon.

Plus: we're talking about research showing AI finds cancer better than doctors, the first doll with a hearing aid, and another music milestone for Mariah Carey...

Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes!

Then, hang out after the news for Thing to Know Thursday's bonus interview about actually achieving your new year's resolution in 2020. Guest Tonya Dalton shares how to embrace "JOMO" to be more productive and even suggests replacing your to-do list. 

Head to to read more about our guest and any of the stories mentioned in this episode.

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New state laws taking effect in 2020: ABC News, CNN, NYT, USA Today, TechCrunch, CNBC, Market Watch

Protesters storm U.S. Embassy in Iraq: AP, Washington Post

Hong Kong Protesters Arrested: ABC News

Australia Wildfires: AP

Former NBA commissioner died: ESPN, CBS Sports

AI system better at breast cancer detection: Cnet, WSJ, Reuters

TikTok releases first ‘transparency report’: The Verge, NBC News

 ‘Friends’ no longer on Netflix: Variety, Deadline

Mariah Carey’s four decade record: E News, Billboard

American Girl’s new doll first with hearing loss: GMA, Today Show, People


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