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 2021-12-08 12:28 

US News & World Report

WHO: Weekly COVID Cases Dip in Europe After Weeks of Gains...

The World Health Organization's European region has recorded a slight drop in both COVID-19 cases and deaths last week after facing a string of weekly increases....

 2021-12-08 12:28 

WTOP

WHO: Weekly COVID cases dip in Europe after weeks of gains...

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization's European region has recorded a slight drop in both COVID-19 cases and deaths......

 2021-12-08 12:28 

Federal News Network

WHO: Weekly COVID cases dip in Europe after weeks of gains...

The World Health Organization's European region has recorded a slight drop in both COVID-19 cases and deaths last week after facing a string of weekly increases......

 2021-12-08 12:27 

The Hill

Scholz becomes first new German chancellor in 16 years...

Olaf Scholz became the first new German chancellor in 16 years on Wednesday, succeeding Angela Merkel....

 2021-12-08 12:27 

US News & World Report

Parts of New England to See 1st Significant Snowfall...

Parts of northern New England are about to get their first significant snowfall of the season....

 2021-12-08 12:26 

US News & World Report

Key Moments in the Police Shooting of Daunte Wright...

Former police officer Kim Potter is standing trial in Minnesota on manslaughter charges in the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright....

 2021-12-08 12:26 

WTOP

Key moments in the police shooting of Daunte Wright...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kim Potter, a former police officer in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, is charged with manslaughter in the April......

 2021-12-08 12:26 

US News & World Report

Court to Decide if Pennsylvania Schools' Mask Order Is Legal...

The legality of an order by Pennsylvania's acting state health secretary requiring masks in K-12 schools and child care facilities is before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court....

 2021-12-08 12:23 

NPR

Do vaccines stop infections from the omicron variant? Early results are released...

Preliminary data out of South Africa suggest COVID vaccines are much less effective at stopping infection from the omicron variant, but there's hope the vaccines will protect against severe disease....

 2021-12-08 12:22 

US News & World Report

'Amazing Feeling.' 1st Somali Mayor in US Shares Her Vision...

Deqa Dhalac is the first Somali immigrant to become the mayor of a U.S. city....

 2021-12-08 12:22 

WTOP

'Amazing feeling.' 1st Somali mayor in US shares her vision...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Deqa Dhalac is the first Somali immigrant to become the mayor of a U.S. city, but......

 2021-12-08 12:22 

Federal News Network

'Amazing feeling.' 1st Somali mayor in US shares her vision...

Deqa Dhalac is the first Somali immigrant to become the mayor of a U.S....

 2021-12-08 12:21 

Raw Story

'Fox News Christmas tree' goes up in flames as man is arrested for torching it...

A 49-year-old man is in custody after allegedly setting a Christmas tree on fire outside of the Fox News building in New York City. Witnesses posted videos to the Citizen App of the perpetrator lighting the tree on West 48th Street and 6th Avenue on fire....

 2021-12-08 12:21 

WTTG

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Man smashes face of Basilica's Our Lady of Fatima statue with hammer; cuts off and steals hands...

Authorities say a man vandalized and stole pieces of a statue on the grounds of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception over the weekend....

 2021-12-08 12:20 

The Hill

Pavlich: Biden gets walloped by the courts...

If the president truly wants to spur recovery from the pandemic, he should listen to the courts and get out of the way....

 2021-12-08 12:18 

Washington Post

HarperCollins drops Chris Cuomo book after CNN fires the anchor amid scandal...

The book had been advertised as "a provocative analysis of the harsh truths that the pandemic and Trump years have exposed about America....

 2021-12-08 12:18 

Federal News Network

Correction: Daunte Wright-Timeline story...

Former police officer Kim Potter is standing trial in Minnesota on manslaughter charges in the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright......

 2021-12-08 12:14 

WTOP

Pfizer says early lab tests suggest COVID-19 boosters provide protection against omicron variant...

NEW YORK (AP) — Pfizer says early lab tests suggest COVID-19 boosters provide protection against omicron variant....

 2021-12-08 12:14 

Washington Times

Pfizer: Early lab findings show booster protects against omicron variant...

A booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine provides protection against omicron that is similar to a two-dose course against the original strain of the coronavirus, the companies said Wednesday based on preliminary lab studies. The drugmakers also said ...

 2021-12-08 12:13 

Federal News Network

Scholz replaces Merkel as German chancellor, opening new era...

Olaf Scholz is set to take office as Germany's ninth post-World War II chancellor, succeeding Angela Merkel after her heralded 16-year tenure......

 2021-12-08 12:12 

US News & World Report

France's Fifth Covid Wave Has Not Peaked Yet - Government...

PARIS (Reuters) - The French government spokesman Gabriel Attal said on Wednesday that the fifth wave of the COVID-19 epidemic engulfing France has......

 2021-12-08 12:12 

The Daily Caller

'Yellowstone' Puts Up Huge TV Ratings With 'I Want To Be Him'...

It was a fun episode...

 2021-12-08 12:11 

Washington Post

Boris Johnson's staff denied there was a 2020 Christmas party, then they joked about it on camera...

The scandal emerges as the country faces new coronavirus restrictions to curb the omicron variant....

 2021-12-08 12:10 

Raw Story

Napolon's sword, firearms from 1799 coup sold for $2.8 million at US auction...

The dress sword carried by Napolon Bonaparte when he staged a coup in 1799 and five of his firearms sold at auction for nearly $2.9 million, US auctioneers announced Tuesday. The lot, which was put up for sale by the Illinois-based Rock Island Auction Com...

 2021-12-08 12:10 

US News & World Report

BioNTech, Pfizer Vaccine Neutralises Omicron With Three Shots...

(Reuters) - BioNTech and Pfizer said on Wednesday a three-shot course of their COVID-19 vaccine was able to neutralise the new Omicron variant in a......

 2021-12-08 12:10 

The Hill

Budowsky: Pro-choice women can save Democrats in 2022...

If the Supreme Court marches backwards, with a Roe decision that mirrors earlier advocates of slavery who believed constitutional rights should be determined by state politics — pro-choice women will lead the political march forward to women's r...

 2021-12-08 12:08 

US News & World Report

Coffee Crisis in Central America Fuels Record Exodus North...

By Maytaal Angel, Gustavo Palencia and Sofia MenchuEL LAUREL, Honduras/LA LAGUNETA, Guatemala (Reuters) - The four sons of Mara Bonilla and......

 2021-12-08 12:07 

WTTG

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Angela Merkel: Germany's 1st female chancellor bows out after 16 years...

Angela Merkel stepped down as Germany's chancellor after 16 years. Her successor, OIaf Scholz, took office on Wednesday....

 2021-12-08 12:06 

Raw Story

Papua New Guinea holds mass COVID burial...

Papua New Guinea carried out the first in a series of mass Covid-19 burials Wednesday, interring 54 people whose remains were unclaimed for months as the pandemic ravaged the under-resourced Melanesian nation. Hospital and government officials ordered the...

 2021-12-08 12:06 

Raw Story

'They get away with everything': MSNBC's Morning Joe bashes Robert Mueller...

Financial Times U.S. National Editor Edward Luce appeared on MSNBC Wednesday morning to discuss the law and how it pertains to the former presidency of Donald J. Trump and his allies who continue to dismiss it . "We're already well into the electi...

 2021-12-08 12:04 

Washington Post

Teenager fatally stabbed in knife fight in Silver Spring...

A 19-year-old was fatally stabbed in a knife fight in Silver Spring, police said....

 2021-12-08 12:04 

Washington Examiner

Republican priorities prevail in compromise $778 billion defense policy bill...

NDAA DONE DEAL: A carefully crafted compromise version of the $778 billion 2022 National Defense Authorization Act — the law that sets policy for the Pentagon — passed the House last night and is headed to the Senate stripped of some of its mo...

 2021-12-08 12:03 

US News & World Report

Thai Court Affirms Tycoon's Prison Sentence for Poaching...

Thailand's Supreme Court has affirmed a three-year, two-month prison sentence for a top construction tycoon in connection with a poaching incident in a wildlife sanctuary in which a black panther was shot and cooked over a campfire....

 2021-12-08 12:03 

WTOP

Thai court affirms tycoon's prison sentence for poaching...

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's Supreme Court on Wednesday affirmed a three-year, two-month prison sentence for a top construction tycoon in......

 2021-12-08 12:02 

US News & World Report

Rights Groups Call for Release of US Journalist in Lebanon...

Two international human rights groups say Lebanese authorities should immediately release a freelance American journalist who was detained in Beirut last month and continues to be held despite the fact that a prosecutor ordered her release....

 2021-12-08 12:02 

Raw Story

Olaf Scholz elected Germany's chancellor, replacing Merkel with 'new beginning' promise...

German lawmakers elected Social Democrat Olaf Scholz as new chancellor on Wednesday, ending 16 years of conservative rule under Angela Merkel and paving the way for a pro-European coalition government which has vowed to boost green investment. Scholz , wh...

 2021-12-08 12:00 

Reason.com

Ohio Prosecuted a Taxidermist for Asking an Inspector to Come Back Later...

Regulators insist Fourth Amendment protections don't apply to administrative searches....

 2021-12-08 12:00 

Washington Examiner

War by 'other' means: Biden's Russia-Ukraine dilemma...

President Joe Biden finds himself in the complicated position of trying to project strength against Russia while also avoiding new military entanglements....

 2021-12-08 12:00 

Washington Examiner

Biden cuts low profile in media interviews compared to predecessors...

President Joe Biden is setting records for his sparse outreach to the press, notching a fraction of the face time with journalists that his recent predecessors scored....

 2021-12-08 12:00 

Washington Examiner

Cox recommends grocery tax credit in state budget proposal...

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox is proposing a grocery tax credit he said will save taxpayers $160 million as part of his fiscal year 2023 budget recommendations....

 2021-12-08 12:00 

Reason.com

Today in Supreme Court History: December 8, 1902...

12/8/1902: Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes takes the oath....

 2021-12-08 12:00 

Washington Examiner

Will New York City's private sector vaccine mandate survive in court?...

New York City will soon roll out a vaccine mandate for all private sector employees, despite the series of legal setbacks that have befallen President Joe Biden's attempt to do the same thing on the federal level....

 2021-12-08 12:00 

Washington Examiner

Is Ethiopia the new Syria?...

It has now been over a decade since Syria erupted into civil war. The uprising was spontaneous and spread like wildfire. Within weeks, President Bashar Assad had lost control over huge swaths of Syrian territory. The Assad family's demise appeared ine...

 2021-12-08 12:00 

The Hill

How Biden can beat the great-power authoritarians in China and Russia...

Here's an action agenda for the free nations participating in Biden's Summit for Democracy to start a "year of action."...

 2021-12-08 12:00 

VOA

India's Economy Rebounds As Pandemic Pain Lingers...

India's growth would be fastest among major economies in the world, surpassing China if rebound stays on track...

 2021-12-08 12:00 

NPR

Starbucks workers decide whether to form first U.S. union...

Voting is ending at three stores around Buffalo, N.Y. Starbucks had flown in executives to the area and asked federal officials to delay the ballot count....

 2021-12-08 12:00 

Washington Post

Millennials embrace the sentiment of holiday cards — with some occasional snark thrown in...

This generation is carrying on the quaint custom of sending and receiving season's greetings by mail....

 2021-12-08 12:00 

Roll Call

Capitol Ink | Career move...

The post Capitol Ink | Career move appeared first on Roll Call ....

 2021-12-08 11:59 

Raw Story

Judge won't release info about FBI raid of right-wing Project Veritas founder's apartment...

A federal magistrate judge ruled against the right-wing Project Veritas media outlet and will not release details about an FBI raid of its founder, according to Politico. Federal agents seized cell phones Nov. 6 from conservative activist James O'Keef...

 2021-12-08 11:58 

US News & World Report

At Least 13 Killed After Chopper Carrying India's Defence Chief Crashes - Source...

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - At least 13 out of the 14 people on board a helicopter carrying Indian defence chief General Bipin Rawat that crashed in......

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