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 2020-11-26 12:00 

Los Angeles Times

Retail workers worry about Black Friday amid coronavirus...

It's a uniquely difficult time to be working retail this Black Friday, as coronavirus cases in California surge higher than at any other point in the pandemic....

 2020-11-26 12:00 

Los Angeles Times

Op-Ed: Mustering up gratitude during a COVID Thanksgiving...

The mood around my town, El Monte, is subdued with worry amid the threat of illness. Inside my house, we cling to each other and wait for better days....

 2020-11-26 12:00 

Los Angeles Times

This dear colleague's death didn't stop his giving...

A writer's mother and his friend never met, but they would be connected in an astonishing way. It's a tale of love, family and unending gratitude....

 2020-11-26 12:00 

Los Angeles Times

Horse racing newsletter: Happy Thanksgiving!...

Thanksgiving is traditionally the earliest start of the year for most tracks. And, Del Mar is sticking to that with an 11 a.m. first post....

 2020-11-26 12:00 

Washington Post

Coronavirus cases are skyrocketing again in cities...

Surges have been reported in many major American cities in recent weeks, with some being hit harder than they were during their previous peaks....

 2020-11-26 12:00 

Washington Post

Obama's take on evangelical Hispanics could reinforce Democrats' challenges...

Barack Obama's words about Hispanic voters displayed a lack of understanding about the growing voting bloc....

 2020-11-26 12:00 

Barron's

10 Stocks to Be Thankful for This Thanksgiving...

Apple, Amazon.com, Microsoft, and a number of other tech stocks were the biggest drivers of the S&P 500's gains so far this year....

 2020-11-26 12:00 

Wall Street Journal

Hawaii Wants to Lure Visitors—But Keep Out Covid-19—to Revive Its Economy...

Hawaii is seeking a careful balance as the holiday travel season kicks off: Allow enough visitors to help struggling, tourism-reliant businesses without causing a new wave of coronavirus cases....

 2020-11-26 12:00 

Wall Street Journal

GOP Sees Georgia Senate Races as 'Firewall' After Trump's Loss...

'Failure is not an option' has emerged as a battle cry as Senate Republicans redouble their efforts in Georgia, where a pair of runoffs will determine which party controls the Senate....

 2020-11-26 12:00 

Wall Street Journal

After Biden's Win, New York's Budgetary Waiting Game Continues...

The state faces a projected $8.7 billion deficit in the new fiscal year and is hoping for federal relief....

 2020-11-26 12:00 

Washington Post

Russia's vaccine volunteers swap stories — and antibody readings — as amateur researchers...

Nearly 1,500 people have joined an online group to dig into the Sputnik V trials, and sort the doses from the placebos....

 2020-11-26 11:59 

Wall Street Journal

South Korea's Central Bank Says Covid-19 Rise Won't Derail Economic Recovery...

South Korea's central bank issued a brighter forecast for the economy— saying it will contract 1.1% this year rather than the 1.3% it earlier expected—even as the daily count of new coronavirus cases hit its highest since March....

 2020-11-26 11:55 

Barron's

Global Stocks Struggle for Traction as Virus Worries and U.S. Thanksgiving Holiday Sidelines Investors...

There was little change in European stocks on Thursday, while Asian markets managed gains, but investors were largely staying away as the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday shut markets there....

 2020-11-26 11:47 

Washington Times

Culled mink resurface after burial in Denmark...

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - Some of the thousands of mink culled to minimize the risk of them re-transmitting the new coronavirus to humans have risen from their shallow graves in western Denmark after gases built up inside the bodies, Danish authorities s...

 2020-11-26 11:30 

Washington Times

Angry farmers in India clash with police to protest new laws...

NEW DELHI (AP) - Thousands of Indian farmers clashed with police in northern Haryana state on Thursday during a protest demanding that the government abolish new farming laws that they fear will reduce their earnings and give more power to corporations. T...

 2020-11-26 11:30 

Barron's

What History Tells Us Stocks Are Likely to Do on Cyber Monday...

The Monday after Black Friday tends to bring a loss for the S&P 500, according to data going back to 1985....

 2020-11-26 11:25 

Wall Street Journal

Japan's Stock-Playing Central Bank Racks Up $56 Billion Gain...

The Bank of Japan under Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda scored after boosting investments at the stock-market bottom, but some have started saying he shouldn't play the market so much....

 2020-11-26 11:19 

NY Times

[ National News ]

Happy Thanksgiving...

And what else you need to know today....

 2020-11-26 11:10 

Los Angeles Times

Be thankful for the independent judiciary...

The courts as an institution never went in the tank for Trump, or seemed at real risk of doing so....

 2020-11-26 11:09 

Washington Times

New Zealand's Mahuta brings new outlook to foreign affairs...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - Diplomats like to remain neutral but Nanaia Mahuta let the veil slip a little when a winner was declared in the U.S. election by tweeting a smiley-face emoji. Mahuta, the first indigenous Maori woman to be appointed New Zeal...

 2020-11-26 11:01 

USA Today

Black Friday or Cyber Monday? COVID-19 keeps stores closed Thanksgiving, pushes more sales and deals online...

Black Friday looks more like Cyber Monday amid the coronavirus pandemic. In 2020, expect more online sales and fewer reasons to go to stores....

 2020-11-26 11:00 

Washington Post

Thanksgiving Day Parade 2020: What time to watch and which ones are still airing...

Yes, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is still happening, though there are some serious modifications....

 2020-11-26 11:00 

Los Angeles Times

Yes, even in 2020, there are reasons to give thanks...

It's been a tough year full of pain, strife and a staggering loss of life. Nevertheless, we note that there is plenty for which to give thanks....

 2020-11-26 11:00 

Los Angeles Times

Letters to the Editor: Newsom naming self senator a nonstarter...

A governor sending himself to Washington is exactly the kind of naked political opportunism this country does not need right now....

 2020-11-26 11:00 

USA Today

The demand for COVID-19 testing is up across the US, stressing labs and delaying results. Is it a sign of things to come?...

Quest Diagnostics and LabCorp said higher COVID-19 testing demand across the U.S. means results will take longer, possibly up to three days....

 2020-11-26 11:00 

Washington Post

22 feel-good movies and TV shows you can watch with the whole family...

Because we've watched enough "Cocomelon."...

 2020-11-26 11:00 

Los Angeles Times

Save your Thanksgiving dinner until we're vaccinated...

Readers on giving thanks amid a pandemic, remembering the 260,000 dead and postponing the big family dinners until next year....

 2020-11-26 11:00 

Washington Post

Battered by back-to-back hurricanes, Honduras braces for a long recovery...

Weeks after the one-two punch of Eta and Iota, tens of thousands remain displaced. The impoverished country is appealing to the international community....

 2020-11-26 11:00 

Los Angeles Times

Why a 1-penny tax on plastic containers is hugely unfair...

The companies and shareholders that profited from cheap disposable plastic containers should pay for cleanup, not consumers....

 2020-11-26 11:00 

Los Angeles Times

Selfish behavior is spreading COVID-19 and killing innocents...

Readers echo points made by an emergency physician: 'Harmless' get-togethers and mask refusal are needlessly putting people at risk....

 2020-11-26 11:00 

Washington Post

Alexandria power plant along the Potomac to become mixed-use project...

Hilco Redevelopment Partners will transform the Potomac River Generating Station into offices, housing, retail and open space....

 2020-11-26 11:00 

Washington Post

Biden tries to spread calm, as some Democrats worry about his willingness to fight...

The president-elect has made good on his campaign vow to lower the temperature as he deals with Republicans and Democrats....

 2020-11-26 11:00 

Barron's

The S&P 500 Could Jump 20% Next Year. Three Strategists Explain Why....

The stock market could continue roaring in the next year because of a powerful combination of Covid-19 vaccines and low interest rates....

 2020-11-26 11:00 

Washington Post

The 'difficult genius' trope was always problematic. Now it's obsolete....

Time's up for temperamental auteurs who expect to be coddled in the name of artistry....

 2020-11-26 10:43 

Washington Times

Sadiq al-Mahdi, Sudan's former prime minister, dies of virus...

CAIRO (AP) - Sadiq al-Mahdi, Sudan's last democratically elected prime minister and leader of the country's largest political party, has died of COVID-19 in a hospital in the United Arab Emirates, his party said. He was 84. Al-Mahdi was taken to A...

 2020-11-26 10:32 

Washington Post

Denver's mayor urged residents to avoid Thanksgiving travel. Then he flew cross-country to see family....
 2020-11-26 10:31 

USA Today

AstraZeneca manufacturing error raises questions about vaccine study results...

AstraZeneca and Oxford University acknowledged a manufacturing error that is raising questions about results of their experimental COVID-19 vaccine....

 2020-11-26 10:30 

Wall Street Journal

Outside Monitors Urge Deutsche Bank to Quit Russia...

Monitors appointed by New York state's Department of Financial Services told the German lender it should drop plans to expand in Russia....

 2020-11-26 10:30 

Wall Street Journal

This Black Friday, Avoid Credit-Card Pitfalls...

Here are some tips to keep both your cheer and your credit score up this holiday season....

 2020-11-26 10:30 

Wall Street Journal

New Face Masks Relieve Pressure on N95 Supplies...

Manufacturers are making face masks for the general public that they say offer more protection than cloth coverings without taxing supplies of N95 masks used in hospitals....

 2020-11-26 10:30 

Wall Street Journal

Investors Bet on More Dollar Weakness...

The U.S. dollar this week hit its lowest levels against a basket of currencies in more than two years. Investors and analysts think it has further to fall....

 2020-11-26 10:23 

Washington Times

Africa CDC sees COVID-19 vaccinations in 2nd quarter of 2021...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Vaccinations against COVID-19 in Africa might not start until the second quarter of next year, the continent's top public health official said Thursday, adding that it will be "extremely dangerous" if more developed parts...

 2020-11-26 10:18 

Washington Times

Cyclone uproots trees, floods streets in southern India...

NEW DELHI (AP) - Parts of India's southern coast were flooded Thursday after a cyclone slammed into its shores, triggering heavy rains, uprooting trees and cutting power lines. Cyclone Nivar made landfall in Puducherry, a federal territory near the so...

 2020-11-26 10:14 

Washington Times

'Why now?' Dismay as US considers troop pullout from Somalia...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - No country has been involved in Somalia's future as much as the United States. Now the Trump administration is thinking of withdrawing the several hundred U.S. military troops from the Horn of Africa nation at what some experts c...

 2020-11-26 10:09 

Wall Street Journal

Stock Futures Drift Higher in Muted Holiday Trading...

U.S. stock and government-bond markets are closed for Thanksgiving....

 2020-11-26 10:06 

Wall Street Journal

JD Health IPO Will Set Hearts Racing...

The record initial public offering of fintech giant Ant Group crashed before taking off. Another Chinese tech listing in Hong Kong should fare better....

 2020-11-26 10:01 

USA Today

On 88 acres of self-governed land in Tennessee, a dream deferred for Choctaw people comes true...

Like their ancestors who refused removal from Mississippi, the Choctaw people chose to stay on land in Tennessee that's become a sovereign home....

 2020-11-26 10:00 

Washington Post

D.C.-area forecast: Showers fade ahead of a mild Thanksgiving afternoon...

Dry weather holds through the weekend....

 2020-11-26 10:00 

USA Today

Officials worry about virus spread at restaurants, but failed contact tracing leaves diners in the dark...

Public health researchers are convinced indoor dining is a risky activity, but getting solid data to justify restaurant restrictions is difficult....

 2020-11-26 10:00 

Washington Post

Second Glance: Bronze and clay , Nov. 29, 2020...

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