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Mon, 30 Nov 2020 22:21:00 -0500
Dr. Scott Atlas, Special Coronavirus Adviser To Trump Resigns
Atlas, who was a radiologist by training, pushed fringe theories about the coronavirus, including the idea that large numbers of people should get infected in order to reach so-called "herd immunity."
Mon, 30 Nov 2020 18:21:00 -0500
Navy Will Dismantle USS Bonhomme Richard
The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship burned for five days after a fire broke out onboard July 12. It could cost the Navy $3 billion to repair the ship or $1 billion to repurpose it.
Mon, 30 Nov 2020 16:53:40 -0500
So You Traveled Over Thanksgiving. Now What?
Experts suggest being extra-careful over the next week or two if you gathered with others outside your pod. That means masks, getting tested and assuming you might be infected with the coronavirus.
Mon, 30 Nov 2020 16:47:00 -0500
U.S. Shoppers Might Spend $13 Million Per Minute During Cyber Monday Peak
Despite the pandemic recession, holiday sales are expected to set a new record, topping $755 billion.
Mon, 30 Nov 2020 16:08:00 -0500
Israeli Tourism Ministry Warns Against Discussing Sensitive Topics With UAE Citizens
The ministry's 29-page advisory is geared to tourism professionals and business travelers now that travel is open between the two countries, but it has been criticized in both Israel and the Gulf.
Mon, 30 Nov 2020 15:51:00 -0500
More Americans Pay Rent On Credit Cards As Lawmakers Fail To Pass Relief Bill
Many Americans who've lost income in the pandemic are falling deeper into debt — forced to pay bills or even their rent on credit cards. It's a sign of trouble ahead for the economy.
Mon, 30 Nov 2020 15:43:42 -0500
Arizona And Wisconsin Certify Election Results, Affirming Biden Victories
"We do elections well here in Arizona. The system is strong and that's why I have bragged on it so much," said GOP Gov. Doug Ducey. Meanwhile, the state GOP tweeted, "DO NOT CERTIFY A FALSE ELECTION!"
Mon, 30 Nov 2020 15:37:00 -0500
California Hospitalizations From COVID-19 Surging; ICUs May Be Overwhelmed In Weeks
Most of California is under the state's highest risk-level assessment, restricting most indoor activities and gatherings.
Mon, 30 Nov 2020 15:06:00 -0500
China Refuses To Apologize To Australia Over Official's Tweet Of Doctored Image
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison had asked for an apology. Instead, a Chinese government representative excoriated Australia for its troops' alleged brutality in Afghanistan.
Mon, 30 Nov 2020 13:37:31 -0500
Author Tracks The Life And Liberal Legacy Of Sen. Ted Kennedy
A liberal voice in the U.S. Senate for decades, Kennedy led a life marked by tragedy and scandal. Historian Neal Gabler talks about the first volume of his two-part biography, Catching the Wind.
Mon, 30 Nov 2020 12:48:00 -0500
Supreme Court Looks For Ways To Wait Out Trump On Key Census Question
Justices expressed doubts about a plan to cut undocumented immigrants from a key census count — one that would exclude them for purposes of drawing new congressional districts.
Mon, 30 Nov 2020 12:23:00 -0500
The Winding Journey Of Avril Haines, Biden's Pick To Lead U.S. Intelligence
Avril Haines, the first woman nominated to the top intelligence post, took a strange path to this job. She studied judo in Japan, physics in college, and rebuilt a plane that she later crash-landed.
Mon, 30 Nov 2020 12:11:00 -0500
Newsmax Rises On Wave Of Resentment Toward Media — Especially Fox News
Conservative Newsmax TV has enjoyed a sharp burst in ratings as President Trump has urged his fans to turn away from Fox News.
Mon, 30 Nov 2020 11:58:51 -0500
Biden Is Good News For Europe, But China Challenges Await
Even as European Union leaders welcome more cordial U.S. relations, the trans-Atlantic partnership faces the tough test of handling China's expansion.
Mon, 30 Nov 2020 11:03:53 -0500
President-Elect Biden Names Core Members Of His Economic Team
Among the names: Cecilia Rouse is nominated as chair of the Council of Economic Advisers. If confirmed, she'll be the first Black woman, and just the fourth woman overall, to lead the CEA.