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Activists say communities of color should get priority in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine

Activists say communities of color should get priority in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine

1 hour ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Leaders in the African-American and LatinX communities called on officials to prioritize communities of color once a COVID-19 vaccine is available for distribution...
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Biden To Name Tanden as Budget Chief, Rouse to Economic Council

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

President-elect Joe Biden is turning to longtime Democratic policy staffer Neera Tanden to lead his Office of Management and Budget and Cecilia Rouse to head the Council of...
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Malliotakis mulls conservative clique to counter Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ‘Squad'

3 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

Republican Congresswoman-elect Nicole Malliotakis of Staten Island said newly elected Republicans will “serve as a counterbalance to the values” of the Squad consisting of AOC...
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Up to 87 million workers could lose access to paid leave next month if Congress doesn't pass another coronavirus relief package

Up to 87 million workers could lose access to paid leave next month if Congress doesn't pass another coronavirus relief package

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Millions of workers could lose access to paid sick and family leave if Congress does not pass another coronavirus relief package by the end of the year...
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Republicans Make Up 70% Of The Members Of Congress Who Have Tested Positive For Covid-19

5 hours ago   |   Forbes

It's a sign the Party's flouting of health officials' guidelines may have put them in danger.
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Progressives Say Biden Must Embrace Left-Leaning Policies

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Second stimulus checks: Where we stand as November comes to a close

Second stimulus checks: Where we stand as November comes to a close

6 hours ago   |   WGN TV

WASHINGTON - If you were betting political gridlock centered around the November election would come to an end after Americans went to the voting booth, you lost that...
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Nike and Coca-Cola Lobby Against Xinjiang Forced Labor Bill

8 hours ago   |   NY Times

Business groups and major companies like Apple have been pressing Congress to alter legislation cracking down on imports of goods made with forced labor from persecuted Muslim...
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Obama's former top economist says Democrats should accept a smaller stimulus package now and try to pass a larger relief plan later

Obama's former top economist says Democrats should accept a smaller stimulus package now and try to pass a larger relief plan later

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Austan Goolsbee, a former top economic advisor to former President Barack Obama, told CNN on Sunday that it was better for Democrats to accept a smaller...
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A Republican candidate in Iowa is set to win her congressional race by just 6 votes, the smallest margin in the whole US

A Republican candidate in Iowa is set to win her congressional race by just 6 votes, the smallest margin in the whole US

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement A Republican candidate running for Congress in Iowa looks likely to win her race by just six votes after a recount in the tightest race in the entire...
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President-elect Biden chooses an all-female senior White House press team

President-elect Biden chooses an all-female senior White House press team

“These qualified, experienced communicators bring diverse perspectives to their work and a shared commitment to building this country back better." Read more ...

Doctor says Biden sprained a foot while playing with his dog

Doctor says Biden sprained a foot while playing with his dog

WILMINGTON, Del. - President-elect Joe Biden sprained a foot while playing with one of his dogs, but doctors found “no obvious fracture” while examining him Sunday, according... Read more ...

President-elect Biden twists ankle while playing with dog, visits a doctor

President-elect Biden twists ankle while playing with dog, visits a doctor

President-elect Joe Biden twisted his ankle while playing with one of his dogs and will be examined by a doctor "out of an abundance of caution," his office said Sunday. Read more ...

Completed Wisconsin recount confirms Biden's win over President Trump

Completed Wisconsin recount confirms Biden's win over President Trump

Wisconsin has finished a recount of its presidential results, confirming Democrat Joe Biden's victory over President Donald Trump in the key battleground state. Read more ...

Formula One driver Romain Grosjean escapes after explosive crash

Formula One driver Romain Grosjean escapes after explosive crash

The 34-year-old driver slid off the track on the first lap and his car burst into flames after being sliced in two by a barrier. Read more ...

NYC elementary schools to reopen for in-person learning on Dec. 7: de Blasio

NYC elementary schools to reopen for in-person learning on Dec. 7: de Blasio

New York City's public elementary schools will return to partial in-person learning Dec. 7 - while middle- and high-schools students will have to wait because of COVID-19... Read more ...

Chiefs beat Bucs 27-24 with big game from Patrick Mahomes, Tyreek Hill

Chiefs beat Bucs 27-24 with big game from Patrick Mahomes, Tyreek Hill

Chiefs move to 10-1 on the season. Read more ...

The best Cyber Monday 2020 Apple deals on AirPods, iPhones, iPads, MacBooks...

The best Cyber Monday 2020 Apple deals on AirPods, iPhones, iPads, MacBooks, and more

Summary List Placement Cyber Monday is just a few hours away, and retailers like Amazon, Target , Best Buy , and Walmart are offering big deals on Apple products . Highlights... Read more ...

'He was a hero in our lives': David Prowse, the original Darth Vader, dies at 85

'He was a hero in our lives': David Prowse, the original Darth Vader, dies at 85

British actor David Prowse, who played Darth Vader in the original "Star Wars" trilogy, has died. Prowse wore the black suit and helmet to play Darth Vader, but it was actor... Read more ...

Best Fantasy Week 13 Waiver Pickups: Josh Jacobs injury could open door for...

Best Fantasy Week 13 Waiver Pickups: Josh Jacobs injury could open door for Devontae Booker, Cam Akers continues breakout

Devontae Booker could be in line for more playing time with Josh Jacobs injured, and Cam Akers is establishing himself as the Rams lead back. Both will be among the top Week 13... Read more ...