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 2020-11-26 11:17 

NPR

Germany Extends Strict Lockdown Measures With Eye Towards Reopening Ski Slopes...

Chancellor Angela Merkel extended limits on private gatherings, and will keep bars and restaurants closed through December, but she asked the EU to agree on a time to reopen the region's ski slopes....

 2020-11-26 11:08 

Raw Story

True confessions of a 'Trump supporter' who just got donor-shamed by the president...

As one of the patriots receiving the Con-Artist-In-Chief's daily blizzard of fundraising emails, I am able to offer some rare insight into what it's like to let Dear Leader down. It isn't pretty. Now, you probably are wondering what I'm do...

 2020-11-26 11:00 

The Hill

The U.S. states best and least positioned to take on climate change...

No state is entirely safe from the threat of natural disasters, but some stand a better chance of surviving the storm....

 2020-11-26 11:00 

Reason.com

To Help Kids Find Their Passion, Give Them Free Time...

Kids need more space to explore weird pastimes and obsessions....

 2020-11-26 11:00 

The Hill

Trump set for precedent breaking lame-duck period...

President Trump's final 50 days in the White House are shaping up to be as precedent-breaking as the rest of his tenure, which has deeply divided the nation and ended with him becoming the first president in nearly 30 years to be defeated after on...

 2020-11-26 11:00 

The Hill

As Biden administration ramps up, Trump legal effort drags on...

Electoral College meetings will convene next month in state capitals to formalize President elect-Joe Biden's win. But the fast-approaching Dec....

 2020-11-26 11:00 

The Hill

Trump administration races to finish environmental rules, actions...

The Trump administration is quickly putting out new rules and regulations with a little more than 50 days to go before it leaves office, as it seeks to leave a deeper stamp on the government....

 2020-11-26 11:00 

The Atlantic

This Thanksgiving, Try Listening...

What I learned about others when I lost my voice....

 2020-11-26 11:00 

Center for Immigration Studies

Immigration Isn't an Uncontrollable Force of Nature After All...
 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 

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 10:56 

The Christian Post

Respond to God's Call to Seek Justice...

God loves justice and calls His people to seek it. But how do we respond to our complex—and broken—criminal justice system?...

 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 10:37 

Raw Story

Can a reality-TV-addled America deal with a 'delightfully boring' Biden administration?...

It's probably not surprising for a nation addicted to reality shows like "The Bachelorette" or "The Voice" (or season four of "House of Trump"), but a popular online sport — while Joe Biden built a lead in the 2020 White ...

 2020-11-26 10:35 

WTOP

RI-1-ChangeStateName-All,100...

Rhode Island: Change State Name (Remove Providence Plantations) 100 percent x-Yes, 247,261 53 percent No, 218,175 47 percent...

 2020-11-26 10:35 

WTOP

ND-2-AmendConInitProcess-All,100...

North Dakota: Amend Constitutional Initiative Process (Submit to legislature) 100 percent Yes, 125,460 38 percent x-No, 201,343 62......

 2020-11-26 10:35 

WTOP

MD-2-ExpandGaming-All,100...

Maryland: Expand Commercial Gaming (Authorize sports betting) 100 percent x-Yes, 1,904,098 67 percent No, 934,950 33 percent...

 2020-11-26 10:35 

WTOP

IA-1-ConstitutionalConvention-All,100...

Iowa: Hold Constitutional Convention (To propose amendments) 100 percent Yes, 408,746 30 percent x-No, 972,930 70 percent...

 2020-11-26 10:35 

WTOP

CA-22-AppDrivrsNotEmplys-All,100...

California: App-Drivers Not Employees (Provide other benefits) 20164 of 20499 precincts reporting 98 percent x-Yes, 9,923,997 59 percent......

 2020-11-26 10:35 

WTOP

OR-107-AmendCampaignFin-All,100...

Oregon: Amend Campaign Finance (Allow reform laws) 1316 of 1333 precincts reporting 99 percent x-Yes, 1,763,276 78 percent......

 2020-11-26 10:34 

Raw Story

Political polarization does not appear to be causing shorter Thanksgiving visits, according to new research...

It is not uncommon for political tensions in the United States to boil up during Thanksgiving gatherings. Some news publications have even written guides on how to best interact with relatives with opposing political views.But new research suggests that p...

 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 10:32 

Raw Story

Jewish leaders defend Raphael Warnock after Kelly Loeffler attacks...

ATLANTA — In the hours after a gunman in Pittsburgh opened fire at the Tree of Life Synagogue in 2018, the phone rang in Atlanta for Rabbi Peter Berg, the leader of The Temple, Atlanta's oldest Jewish congregation.It was the Rev. Raphael Warnock...

 2020-11-26 10:31 

Raw Story

Comcast will charge customers more for heavy internet usage starting next year...

Comcast Corp. will charge more for heavy users of home internet in Northeast states — including Pennsylvania and New Jersey — angering customers who work and study online due to the pandemic.The vast majority of Comcast's Xfinity customers...

 2020-11-26 10:29 

Raw Story

FDA gives emergency authorization to most precise coronavirus-antibody test yet...

NEW YORK — A new, next-level coronavirus-antibody test that measures not just antibodies' presence but also how much protection they afford are on the way.The test, which on Wednesday received emergency-use authorization from the U.S. Food and D...

 2020-11-26 10:28 

Raw Story

US Supreme Court sides with religious groups on virus rules...

The US Supreme Court has barred New York from imposing coronavirus restrictions on houses of worship in a ruling likely to be heralded by conservatives as a victory for religious freedoms. Services should not be treated differently from permitted secular ...

 2020-11-26 10:26 

Raw Story

Disney to lay off 32,000 workers in 2021...

Disney said Thursday it will cut 32,000 jobs in 2021, primarily from its US theme parks division, an increase from layoffs announced in September. The company, which previously said it would cut 28,000 jobs, has struggled with the pandemic and social rest...

 2020-11-26 10:23 

US News & World Report

Africa CDC Sees COVID-19 Vaccinations in 2nd Quarter of 2021...

Africa's top public health official says vaccinations against COVID-19 on the continent might not start until the second quarter of next year....

 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 10:21 

Raw Story

This governor ignored pandemic mitigation efforts and now her state has the highest COVID death rate in the world...

Since the beginning of the pandemic, South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (R) has often followed the lead of President Donald Trump by disregarding science and the public health warnings regarding the coronavirus pandemic. In Noem's state, there is no mask m...

 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 10:18 

VOA

US Records Highest Coronavirus Toll Since May...

The United States registered its deadliest day from the coronavirus since May on Wednesday while also adding nearly 200,000 infections to a wave of new cases that is by far the worst the country has experienced at any time during the pandemic.More than 89...

 2020-11-26 10:15 

Raw Story

'Extremism' plays too large a role in the GOP: Longtime Republican operative explains why he's leaving the 'wrong side'...

In Trumpworld, one of the worst things a Republican can be called is a "RINO" or "Republican In Name Only" — and conservative activist Tim Miller has been called that many times this year for his vehement opposition to President Dona...

 2020-11-26 10:14 

US News & World Report

'Why Now?' Dismay as US Considers Troop Pullout From Somalia...

No country has been involved in Somalia's future as much as the United States....

 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 10:13 

US News & World Report

As France Eases Lockdown, Ski Resorts Left Out in the Cold...

By Cecile MantovaniMEGEVE, France (Reuters) - Megeve, in the foothills of Mont Blanc, was gearing up to welcome back skiers before Christmas after......

 2020-11-26 10:07 

US News & World Report

South Africa's Ramaphosa Faces No-Confidence Vote After Request by Small Party...

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - The speaker of South Africa's lower house of parliament has authorised a vote on a motion of no-confidence in President Cyril......

 2020-11-26 10:07 

US News & World Report

Mobile Hospital for Injured Australian Wildlife Hits the Road...

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A mobile hospital for injured wildlife such as koalas and kangaroos began a journey on Thursday to its new base in Byron Bay, on......

 2020-11-26 10:04 

VOA

Former Sudanese Prime Minister Dies Weeks After Testing Positive for Coronavirus...

Sudan's last democratically elected prime minister, Sadiq al-Mahdi, has died at the age of 84.His National UMMA party issued a statement Thursday, revealing al-Madi died from a coronavirus infection three weeks after being hospitalized in the United A...

 2020-11-26 10:03 

US News & World Report

Argentines Bid Final Farewell to Maradona as National Mourning Begins...

By Nicols Misculin and Cassandra GarrisonBUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentines will formally bid farewell on Thursday to one of the nation's......

 2020-11-26 10:03 

NPR

Filmmaker Richard Sanders Remembers Soccer Player Diego Maradona...

Legendary soccer player Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60. NPR's David Greene speaks to filmmaker Richard Sanders about Maradona's life....

 2020-11-26 10:03 

NPR

Coalition Urges Black Communities To Embrace A COVID-19 Vaccine...

NPR's Steve Inskeep speaks with Reed Tuckson, one of the health care workers behind the Black Coalition Against COVID-19. They want the Black community to embrace future COVID-19 vaccines....

 2020-11-26 10:03 

NPR

Too Much Happened In 2020 For Oxford Languages To Pick Only 1 'Word Of The Year'...

The pandemic, racial unrest and natural disasters shaped the English language in countless ways in 2020. So instead of picking one word, Oxford opted to highlight dozens of terms....

 2020-11-26 10:03 

NPR

Renowned Chef Vikas Khanna Feeds Those In Need Across India...

From his home in New York, celebrity chef Vikas Khanna has launched a food drive during COVID-19, feeding millions in his native India....

 2020-11-26 10:03 

NPR

Thanksgiving Dinners Are The Cheapest They've Been In Decades...

Each year, The American Farm Bureau estimates the cost of Thanksgiving dinner. The most shocking finding this year? Thanksgiving dinner is the cheapest it's been since the survey started 35 years ago....

 2020-11-26 10:03 

NPR

PPE Shortages Persist Nearly 9 Months Into The Coronavirus Pandemic...

A national nurses union is raising alarm about a shortage of masks and gowns as hospitals enter the combined flu and COVID-19 season....

 2020-11-26 10:03 

NPR

COVID-19 Throws A Wrench In Texas Family's Small Thanksgiving Plans...

Rosalie Gonzalez has been eager to celebrate a small Thanksgiving at her home in San Antonio, Texas. But earlier this week, she received a text from her aunt, who tested positive for COVID-19....

 2020-11-26 10:03 

NPR

Ethiopian Prime Minister Orders Attack In Tigray Region...

Ethiopia's prime minister says he has ordered an attack on militia members in the Tigray region. This followed the expiration of a 72-hour ultimatum....

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