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Top Contenders for Biden's Cabinet Draw Fire From All Sides

47 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Lists of names of those the president-elect is said to be considering are flying across Washington, prompting lawmakers and interest groups to raise questions about some top...
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Anti-coronavirus restriction backlash on the horizon

57 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

The backlash is coming. It already seems clear that the first major political and culture eruption of the Biden years will be a roiling populist backlash against the next round...
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How Democrats Suffered Crushing Down-Ballot Losses Across America

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

In statehouse races, suburban voters' disgust with President Trump failed to translate into a rebuke of other Republicans, ensuring the party's grip on partisan mapmaking.
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Beijing Takes Its South China Sea Strategy to the Himalayas

6 hours ago   |   NY Times

China built a village in territory also claimed by the kingdom of Bhutan, echoing its aggressive tactics at the border with India and in places much farther away.
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Republicans lob accusations of elitism at ‘Middle Class Joe' - a sign of the upended politics of populism

11 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

The burgeoning dynamic underscores how Trumpism is likely to animate the nation's politics even after a billionaire president is replaced by Biden in the White House.
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Former Trump Campaign Chief Brad Parscale Will Be Interviewed On Fox News Next Week. Will He Be Spilling the Beans on Team Trump?

11 hours ago   |   Politicus USA

It's been a pretty wild year for Brad Parscale. He originally came onto the political scene by taking care of Donald Trump's digital campaign in 2016. He impressed the...
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For Big Tech, Biden brings a new era but no ease in scrutiny

12 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The Obama-Biden administration was a charmed era for America's tech companies - a moment when they were lionized as innovators, hailed as job creators and largely left...
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Behind for weeks, Las Vegas exceeds quota on business inspections

12 hours ago   |   Review Journal

The city visited more than 2,000 businesses to ensure compliance with public health guidelines.
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Firing squads, poison gas could be allowed for US executions under Justice Department's new rule

12 hours ago   |   ABC   |   3 articles

The amended rule allows the U.S. government to conduct executions by lethal injection or use "any other manner prescribed by the law of the state in which the sentence was...
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Pope Francis slams anti-lockdown protesters and praises healthcare workers in New York Times op-ed

Pope Francis slams anti-lockdown protesters and praises healthcare workers in New York Times op-ed

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Pope Francis slammed people who protested coronavirus restrictions in the name of "personal freedom" and offered the groups some stern advice in a New...
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Some restaurants hate delivery apps, so they're seeking alternatives

Some restaurants hate delivery apps, so they're seeking alternatives

Despite seeking a new way to deliver, many restaurants are finding themselves tied to delivery services they hate, without a clear path out. Read more ...

New rule could allow poison gas, firing squads for US executions

New rule could allow poison gas, firing squads for US executions

The official told the AP the federal government “will never execute an inmate by firing squad or electrocution unless the relevant state has itself authorized that method of... Read more ...

Many turn to real Christmas trees as bright spot amid pandemic

Many turn to real Christmas trees as bright spot amid pandemic

With holiday parades and festivals canceled, stir-crazy families also are looking for a safe way to create special memories. Read more ...

CDC's COVID-19 vaccine advisers set meeting to vote on who should get first...

CDC's COVID-19 vaccine advisers set meeting to vote on who should get first doses

The CDC has already recommended that the first group should include front-line health providers and support personnel. Read more ...

Ohio State vs. Illinois football game canceled Saturday due to positive...

Ohio State vs. Illinois football game canceled Saturday due to positive coronavirus tests

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Ravens-Steelers game postponed again as Baltimore reports more COVID-19 cases

Ravens-Steelers game postponed again as Baltimore reports more COVID-19 cases

The Baltimore Ravens-Pittsburgh Steelers game, already rescheduled from Thanksgiving night to Sunday afternoon, is postponed again. Read more ...

Iranian president points finger at Israel after assassination of top...

Iranian president points finger at Israel after assassination of top military scientist near Tehran

President Hassan Rouhani has blamed ‘mercenaries of the usurping Zionist regime' for the assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, a military scientist, who was accused by Israel of... Read more ...

College football schedule today: TV channels, start times to watch every...

College football schedule today: TV channels, start times to watch every NCAA game on Friday

Sporting News breaks down how to watch every game in Week 12 involving a Top 25 team on Black Friday. Read more ...

Los Angeles residents ordered to stay at home until Christmas week, with all...

Los Angeles residents ordered to stay at home until Christmas week, with all gatherings BANNED. except for church & PROTESTS

Health officials in Los Angeles County have declared a new “safer-at-home” order, clamping down its Covid-19 restrictions to ban most gatherings for a three-week period, but... Read more ...

The US surpassed 13 million COVID-19 cases - less than a week after hitting...

The US surpassed 13 million COVID-19 cases - less than a week after hitting 12 million cases

Summary List Placement The United States surpassed 13 million coronavirus cases on Friday, just six days after it hit 12 million cases, according to data from Johns Hopkins... Read more ...