By The Associated Press
Today in History
Today is Thursday, Jan. 21, the 21st day of 2021. There are 344 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On Jan. 21, 2020, the U.S. reported its first known case of the new virus circulating in China, saying a Washington state resident who had returned the previous week from the outbreak’s epicenter was hospitalized near Seattle; U.S. officials stressed that they believed the overall risk of the virus to the American public remained low.
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