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‘Death has become a big business.' Elaborate coffins illuminate hidden history of ancient Egypt

4 hours ago   |   Science Mag

Finds from the Saqqara necropolis suggest a society trying to revive the past
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‘We will never concede'! Trump doubles down on fraud claims after GSA green-lights power transfer, says lawsuits moving ahead

‘We will never concede'! Trump doubles down on fraud claims after GSA green-lights power transfer, says lawsuits moving ahead

4 hours ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

US President Donald Trump has vowed to “never concede” the 2020 election, despite the Biden-Harris transition team being given the nod to begin the presidential hand-off...
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The Apron Throughout History

4 hours ago   |   NY Times

An online lecture sponsored by the Jewish Food Society covers the cultural significance of the kitchen cover-up.
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All-black officiating crew works NFL game for first time

All-black officiating crew works NFL game for first time

6 hours ago   |   New York Post

TAMPA, Fla. - An all-black officiating crew worked an NFL game for the first time in league history when the Los Angeles Rams faced the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday night...
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Steelers undefeated: Here's a look at the other 16 teams that started 10-0 in Super Bowl era

7 hours ago   |   CBS Sports

While there's still a ways to go, history is on the Steelers' side
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Meet Shuwanza Goff, The Black Woman Who Will Help Advance Biden's Agenda On Capitol Hill

Meet Shuwanza Goff, The Black Woman Who Will Help Advance Biden's Agenda On Capitol Hill

8 hours ago   |   News One

Capitol Hill veteran Shuwanza Goff was named as Joe Biden ‘s new Deputy Director of the White House Office of Legislative Affairs as the president-elect's string of important...
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Elon Musk is now the world's second-richest person, passing Bill Gates

9 hours ago   |   Fortune

Elon Musk's year of dizzying ascents hit a new apex Monday as the Tesla co-founder passed Bill Gates to become the world's second-richest person. The 49-year-old entrepreneur's...
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The legend of Johnny Hekker: Fake punts, huge leg separate Rams punter from the rest

The legend of Johnny Hekker: Fake punts, huge leg separate Rams punter from the rest

9 hours ago   |   Sporting News

Johnny Hekker might be the best punter in NFL history, but he's gained even more notoriety for being so good at throwing passes on fake punts.
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Yellen brings history of policymaking, bipartisan support to Treasury

10 hours ago   |   NBC News

If confirmed, Yellen would be the first woman to serve as Treasury secretary in the agency's 100-year history.
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Biden Admin to Feature 1st Women VP, Defense Sec, Treasury Sec and National Intel Director

10 hours ago   |   Newsweek

So far in American history, all four roles have been filled exclusively by men.
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David Dinkins, New York City's First Black Mayor, Dies At 93

David Dinkins, New York City's First Black Mayor, Dies At 93

Dinkins, who led the city in the 1990s, died Monday night. (Image credit: Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for The National Ur) Read more ...

'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, A State Where Biden Leads, to Certify Election Results

Michigan, A State Where Biden Leads, to Certify Election Results

The state, in which President-elect Biden is ahead by more than 155,000 votes, is scheduled to certify its election results on Monday afternoon. (Image credit: JEFF... 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Bucs' playoff prospects take a hit with 27-24 loss to Rams

Bucs' playoff prospects take a hit with 27-24 loss to Rams

TAMPA, Fla. - The Tom Brady-led Tampa Bay Buccaneers are currently the sixth seed in the NFC and remain a good bet to make the playoffs as a wild card. They've struggled to... 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 ...