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- Stimulus checks and your 2020 taxes: Important stuff you need to know - CNETby Clifford Colby on 16 January 2021 at 20:33
Your federal tax returns play an outsize role in your second stimulus payment, and likely your third payment, too. Here's what you need to know as we head into Tax Season 2020.
- Where's your $600 stimulus check? Tips to track it down with the Get My Payment app - CNETby Clifford Colby on 16 January 2021 at 19:48
The deadline has now passed for the IRS to automatically send your second stimulus check, but this free, online tool from the agency can give you more information about your payment status.
- Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Movies, TV shows and books on systemic racism - CNETby Abrar Al-Heeti on 16 January 2021 at 19:44
Ahead of the federal holiday Monday celebrating the birthday of the civil rights leader, here are materials to help educate all ages about the fight for racial justice.
- Biden inauguration in 4 days: How to watch live, start time, security measures, celebrity performances - CNETby Abrar Al-Heeti on 16 January 2021 at 17:48
The 59th inauguration, of President-elect Joe Biden, is days away, with extra security protocols in place, and celebrity appearances by Tom Hanks, Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake and more. Here's what you need to know.
- Yes, the stimulus check deadline is over. No, it doesn't mean you won't get your payment - CNETby Jessica Dolcourt on 16 January 2021 at 17:22
Friday's deadline will stop stimulus check delivery in its tracks. In fact, some people may have to wait weeks or months for their money. Here's what we know.
- Those WandaVision retro commercials hint at dark things to come - CNETby Gael Fashingbauer Cooper on 16 January 2021 at 17:21
That Stark Industries toaster and Hydra-labeled watch suggest a dark side beneath the suburban sunshine for Marvel's Wanda and Vision.
- The best MLK Day sales and deals you can get right now: Save $70 on Dyson, $30 on AirPods, $60 on Apple Watch and more - CNETby Dave Johnson on 16 January 2021 at 17:21
You can save on an Echo Show, smartwatches and smart speakers, not to mention outdoor wear, Shutterfly photo books, Keurig and more.
- Game of Thrones dire wolves were real. We now know why they went extinct - CNETby Gael Fashingbauer Cooper on 16 January 2021 at 17:15
DNA evidence shows that the now famous -- and extinct -- dire wolf species couldn't mate with gray wolves.
- WandaVision episode 1 and episode 2 Easter eggs and Marvel references - CNETby Richard Trenholm on 16 January 2021 at 17:12
What secrets did you spot in the first two episodes, streaming now? Warning: Spoilers ahead.
- How to watch NASA fire up its massive SLS moon rocket today - CNETby Amanda Kooser on 16 January 2021 at 17:08
Before the first major Artemis mission takes off, NASA needs to prove its huge rocket system is up to the task. That calls for a "Green Run" hot fire test.
- NFL Playoffs Divisional Round: How to watch Rams vs. Packers on Fox today without cable - CNETby Eli Blumenthal on 16 January 2021 at 17:00
The Los Angeles Rams head to Green Bay to take on the Packers.
- NFL Playoffs Divisional Round: How to watch Ravens vs. Bills on NBC today without cable - CNETby Eli Blumenthal on 16 January 2021 at 17:00
The Baltimore Ravens are going up to Buffalo to battle the Bills on Saturday.
- Get a stimulus check you shouldn't have? Yes, the IRS expects you to return it - CNETby Katie Conner on 16 January 2021 at 16:22
If any of these situations apply to you, here are the steps you can take to return your stimulus payment.
- The best water filter pitcher of 2021 - CNETby Megan Wollerton on 16 January 2021 at 16:08
Spoiler: It isn't Brita.
- Save 10% on the dongle that upscales Nintendo Switch games to better-than-HD graphics - CNETby Rick Broida on 16 January 2021 at 16:04
The plug-and-play Marseille mClassic works with other game consoles as well.
- You missed the deadline to claim $500 in missing stimulus money for your kids. What now? - CNETby Katie Conner on 16 January 2021 at 15:59
The final day to file a claim for missing money this year has expired. Here's what you can do now, and how to estimate the total amount you should get.
- Xbox Series S restock updates for retailers including Best Buy, Amazon, Target, Walmart, more - CNETby Dave Johnson on 16 January 2021 at 15:48
The digital-only Xbox Series S is out of stock at every major retailer, but we'll update this page when as console's inventory status changes.
- Great accessories for your new Apple Watch - CNETby Rick Broida on 16 January 2021 at 15:40
Do you have a delightful new wrist companion? Here's a roundup of affordable bands, mobile chargers, headphones and more to go with it.
- How to buy the Xbox Series X: What you need to know about restocks at Best Buy, Walmart, GameStop, Amazon, Target and more - CNETby Dave Johnson on 16 January 2021 at 15:34
Microsoft's next-gen console continues to be out of stock pretty much everywhere. Here's what we know about when retailers will drop new inventory.
- I've got a good feeling about getting Star Wars: Battlefront II for free - CNETby Dave Johnson on 16 January 2021 at 15:27
This expansive game has evolved from a misfire at launch into a beloved fan favorite. Get the $40 Celebration Edition, which has a ton of extra content, for free.