AP Top Stories Jan. 16 5P

Here are the top stories for Saturday, Jan. 16: Biden: Advisers to lead with 'science and truth'; Vaccination drive kicks off in various Indian cities; Thousands protest in Vienna over lockdown rules; Snow dusts Paris landmarks as cold spell. (Jan. 16)

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US President-elect Joe Biden says science will always be at the forefront of his administration. Biden, who introduced his science team on Saturday, said scientists "will ensure everything we do is grounded in science, facts, and the truth."

India started inoculating health workers Saturday in what is likely to be the world's largest COVID-19 vaccination campaign. India is home to the world's largest vaccine makers and has one of the biggest immunization programs.

Around 6,000 people gathered in Vienna on Saturday to protest against government coronavirus measures. The protesters' motives ranged from economic reasons to conspiracy theories.

France's capital saw its first day of snow on Saturday as many Parisians enjoyed a day out around the city. The chance to build snowmen and throw snowballs is limited as the city is under curfew.

Derek Kakari, Associated Press with AP News Minute.