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Biden set to formally introduce his national security team

57 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden is set to formally introduce his national security team to the nation, building out a team of Obama administration alumni that signals...
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Awaiting Yellen at Treasury: Yet another daunting crisis

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER and MICHAEL BALSAMO WASHINGTON - Janet Yellen is in line for another top economic policy job - just in time to confront yet another crisis. Yellen...
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Millions Stick to Thanksgiving Travel Plans Despite Warnings

1 hour ago   |   Time

About 1 million Americans a day packed airports and planes over the weekend even as coronavirus deaths surged across the U.S. and public health experts begged people to stay...
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Warriors' Stephen Curry Calls Klay Thompson's Achilles Injury 'A Gut Punch'

1 hour ago   |   Bleacher Report

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry was moved to tears when he learned he would make his return to the court without Klay Thompson by his side, he told Marc J. Spears of...
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Mike Norvell hits back at Dabo Swinney claim of ducking Clemson

Mike Norvell hits back at Dabo Swinney claim of ducking Clemson

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

After Clemson coach Dabo Swinney insinuated that Florida State ducked Saturday's game by using a Clemson player's positive COVID-19 test as an excuse, FSU coach Mike Norvell...
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Illinois Veterans Home in LaSalle reports 27 veteran deaths due to COVID-19; state officials demand answers, accountability

1 hour ago   |   ABC

Illinois Veterans Home at LaSalle saw its total deaths go up to 27 since last week.
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Oklahoma fans allegedly assault Oklahoma State equipment manager during ‘Bedlam' game

2 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

The Oklahoma athletics department condemned the fans' behavior after an incident in which an OSU equipment manager went into the stands to retrieve a football following a field...
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Travelers arriving in LA required to sign COVID-19 form acknowledging state quarantine

2 hours ago   |   ABC

Starting the day before Thanksgiving, travelers coming to the city of L.A. will have to fill out a form acknowledging the state's recommended 14-day quarantine, Mayor Eric...
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Washington boy allegedly stabbed to death in broad daylight by older brother

Washington boy allegedly stabbed to death in broad daylight by older brother

2 hours ago   |   New York Post

A Washington state boy was allegedly stabbed to death in broad daylight by his older brother, authorities said. Bobby Hak, 22, chased his 11-year-old brother Murphy Hak outside...
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Iowa State fraternity stays COVID-19-free for fall semester

Iowa State fraternity stays COVID-19-free for fall semester

2 hours ago   |   KCCI

A fraternity at Iowa State University said it finished the entire fall semester without a single case of COVID-19.
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'Jeopardy!' announces it will resume production Nov. 30 with a familiar...

'Jeopardy!' announces it will resume production Nov. 30 with a familiar interim host

Longtime host Alex Trebek died earlier this month after battling pancreatic cancer for over a year. Read more ...

Biden taps ex-Fed chair Yellen to lead treasury, reports say

Biden taps ex-Fed chair Yellen to lead treasury, reports say

She would be the first woman to lead the Treasury Department in a line stretching back to Alexander Hamilton in 1789. Read more ...

Michigan certifies win for Biden despite President Trump's attempts to delay

Michigan certifies win for Biden despite President Trump's attempts to delay

Michigan election officials on Monday certified Democrat Joe Biden's 154,000-vote victory in the state amid President Donald Trump's attempts to subvert the results of the... Read more ...

Pope Francis backs George Floyd protests, blasts virus skeptics in new book

Pope Francis backs George Floyd protests, blasts virus skeptics in new book

“Let Us Dream” aims to outline Francis' vision of a more economically and environmentally just post-coronavirus world. But it also offers new personal insights into the pope... Read more ...

The National Zoo's baby panda has a name, and it means 'little miracle'

The National Zoo's baby panda has a name, and it means 'little miracle'

The Smithsonian National Zoo's newest little miracle finally has a name, and it's as sweet as he is. Read more ...

Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as Ohio restaurant closes for virus

Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as Ohio restaurant closes for virus

A customer left a $3,000 tip for a single beer as a restaurant voluntarily closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...

US tells GM to recall and repair up to 6 million trucks with Takata inflators

US tells GM to recall and repair up to 6 million trucks with Takata inflators

Twenty-seven people have been killed worldwide by the exploding inflators including 18 in the U.S. Read more ...

Biden Picks Janet Yellen To Be Treasury Secretary

Biden Picks Janet Yellen To Be Treasury Secretary

Joe Biden plans to nominate the former Federal Reserve chair as his Treasury Secretary. She would play a leading role in helping the economy recover from the pandemic. Read more ...

Biden's Secretary of State Pick Bodes Return to Normalcy for Weary Diplomats

Biden's Secretary of State Pick Bodes Return to Normalcy for Weary Diplomats

Diplomats express relief over Blinken's expected nomination after four years of bruising political battles and mismanagement under Trump. Read more ...

Oxford English Dictionary couldn't pick just one 'word of the year' for 2020

Oxford English Dictionary couldn't pick just one 'word of the year' for 2020

The Oxford English Dictionary has been unable to name its traditional word of the year for 2020, instead exploring how far and how quickly the language has developed this year. Read more ...