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Buttigieg: 'I'm proud' I took paid parental leave

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg tells CNN's Jake Tapper that he is "thankful to be part of an administration that is walking the walk on our family values."
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BTS' Future Depends Upon If They Can Get Out Of Military Service
South Korea's National Assembly passed a revision of the country's Military Service Act​ to postpone the enlistment of the group's eldest member, Jin.
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I’m the TikTok Couch Guy. Here’s What It Was Like Being Investigated on the Internet.
The invasive TikTok sleuthing I experienced was not an isolated instance, but rather the latest manifestation of a large-scale sleuthing culture.
San Francisco moves to delay its cannabis business tax to give legal dealers a boost
Supporters of the ordinance said the cannabis industry is experiencing a drop-off in business following a boom early in the COVID-19 pandemic and that a tax hike would result in higher prices.
'Your World' on Omicron variant, Dr. Fauci and Michigan school shooting
Guests: Raymond Kelly, Mark Warner, Anthony Fauci, Kenny Polcari, Connell McShane, Andy McCarthy, Steve Harrigan, Peter Doocy
Medina Spirit, who finished first in controversial 2021 Kentucky Derby, dies after workout
Medina Spirit tested positive for the anti-inflammatory drug betamethasone after the first leg of horse racing's Triple Crown this year.
Ciara celebrates Russell Wilson as Seahawks get first win in weeks
The Seahawks got their first win in weeks and no one was more pleased Sunday afternoon than Ciara, the wife of quarterback Russell Wilson.
Watch: John Schneider Shows How Alec Baldwin's 'Rust' Prop Gun Couldn't Have Fired Itself
"The notion that this weapon could go off without somebody pulling the trigger is really hard to believe," the actor and singer said.
Fred Hiatt, Washington Post editorial page editor, dies at 66
A onetime foreign correspondent, Mr. Hiatt greatly expanded The Post's opinions department and wrote spirited columns and editorials on politics, foreign affairs and other matters.
Haitian Gang Releases 3 More U.S. Missionaries, Still Holds 12 for Ransom
Ohio-based Christian Aid Ministries released a statement Monday saying that the three missionaries released are "safe and seem to be in good spirits."
As Outrage Builds Over Ethan Crumbley's Parents, Could Oxford School Officials Face Charges?
Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel recently said that "anything is possible" when asked about potential charges for school officials at Oxford High School.
Melissa Gorga yanks husband Joe off stage after bombing comedy set
After a series of missed jokes and incoherent ranting, Melissa joined her husband onstage, explained the situation, and then pulled him off.
Ham, pepperoni products recalled across US over possible listeria contamination
More than 200,000 pounds of cooked ham and pepperoni products are being recalled because they may be contaminated with harmful bacteria, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
Senate 'Byrd Bath': What it is and how it works
Everyone on Capitol Hill is chirping about the "Byrd Bath" and "Byrd Rule."
U.S.-bound travelers scramble as new COVID test rules take effect
The new testing rules come as coronavirus cases rise ahead of the holidays. In the U.S., officials are reporting more than 100,000 new infections a day for the first time since early October.
Tucker: How did anyone fall for Jussie Smollett's hoax?
Guests: Jussie Kelly, Victor Davis Hanson, Joe Kent, Abigail Shrier, Sean Duffy
California siblings save mom from attempted robbery on front steps of their home, video shows
Two siblings jumped into action last week to save their mom who was followed back to their home in Oakland, Calfornia, by a would-be purse-snatcher, according to a local report.
Trump endorsement in hand, Walker to exit North Carolina Senate race to launch House bid
With backing from Donald Trump, former Rep. Mark Walker of North Carolina’s expected this week to end his GOP Senate bid and run to return to the House
Jeffrey Clark and John Eastman join some rare company in pleading the Fifth to Jan. 6 committee
A look back at those who have recently pleaded the Fifth to congressional investigators — and what became of them.
'Hannity' on Fauci and Biden's 'failures'
Guest: Reince Priebus, Sarah Sanders, Marco Rubio, Lindsey Graham, Larry Elder, Clay Travis, Leo Terrell
Nearly 70 Vaccinated Hospital Workers Test Positive for COVID After Christmas Meal
All of the health care workers were fully vaccinated and most experienced no symptoms after testing positive.
Homeowner accidentally burns house down in effort to fight snake infestation
The homeowner was using smoke to manage a snake infestation. It is believed that the heat source was too close to the combustible that caused the fire in the walls and ceiling area.
2021 Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit dies
Medina Spirit, winner of this year's Kentucky Derby, died Monday morning while breezing at Santa Anita. No cause of death was announced.
St. Charles, Maryland’s hottest team before the pandemic interrupted, tries to regain momentum
That and other notes from the new high school basketball season, featuring the Centreville boys and the Sidwell Friends and C.H. Flowers girls.
Ghislaine Maxwell Trial: Three More Jeffrey Epstein Accusers Set to Come Forward
Ghislaine Maxwell's second accuser, who is testifying under the pseudonym Kate, took the stand on Monday.
De Blasio requiring kids 5-11 show vaccine card to dine out, see movies in NYC
Kids will soon get carded at New York City restaurants and movies -- for proof that they've been vaccinated against the coronavirus, Mayor de Blasio said Monday.
Nigeria blasts UK's travel ban as 'discriminatory'
A Nigerian official on Monday criticized a travel ban imposed on the West African nation by the British government amid fears about the new omicron coronavirus variant as “punitive, indefensible and discriminatory.”
Medina Spirit, controversial Kentucky Derby winner, dead after track workout
The 3-year-old colt won the first leg of the Triple Crown under a wave of controversy after testing positive for the steroid betamethasone following the May 1 race.
Vax mandates to be required for all NYC employers
All New York City employers will have to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for their workers by Dec. 27, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday. (Dec. 6)
DaBaby’s Las Vegas battery case dismissed
Born Jonathan Kirk, DaBaby had to pay $7,500 in restitution, according to online records. The case was dismissed with prejudice, so it can never be reopened.
‘The View’ Goes Wild Over Madonna’s Nude Pics: “Buns of Steel”
The singer recently shared nude photos on Instagram and faced surprising backlash from younger fans.
Tunnels near Anne Frank memorial vandalized with antisemitic messages during Hanukkah
Police are investigating antisemitic graffiti in the tunnels near the Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial in Boise, Idaho.
New images reveal Jeffrey Epstein’s Palm Beach horror house
New images show the Florida mansion where Jeffrey Epstein is said to have sexually abused underage girls and young women, allegedly with the help of British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell
David Perdue Entering Georgia Governor Race Splits Bookmakers
Betfred believes a Republican is likely to win next year's election, while Betway believes Stacey Abrams is still the favorite.
Jussie Smollett's Attorneys Mum on Whether Actor Will Take Stand in Defense
Attorneys not affiliated with the trial say that testifying could be the actor's only chance at overturning his charges.
Teacher Schools Kids With Impressive Dance Moves in Video Viewed 18M Times
The educator's impressive shapes have earned praise online: ""His knees regretted it but I know it was worth it."
Oxford High School Officials May Be Charged in School Shooting, Prosecutor Says
"In this case a lot could have been done different," Oakland County Prosecutor Karen McDonald said.
Navy veteran, 101, recalls Pearl Harbor attack
David Russell had just turned 21 when his ship, the U.S.S. Oklahoma, came under attack at Pearl Harbor. Now 101, Russell is returning to Hawaii for the 80th anniversary of the Japanese attack that drew the United States into World War II. (Dec. 6)
What BTS Stars Have Said About Splitting As They Announce Extended Break
BTS' Jungkook, Jin, J-Hope, Jimin, V, Suga, and RM have announced they're taking a break—and they also once discussed the reality of splitting in the future.
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‘The View’ Fans Turn on “Very Annoying” Guest Host Mia Love
The audience hasn't fallen in love with Mia Love.
Alec Baldwin’s ‘misguided’ interview slammed by 'Rust' gaffer's attorney: 'An attempt to sway public opinion'
Serge Svetnoy, the head electrician/gaffer of the movie “Rust,” previously confirmed he was standing next to Halyna Hutchins when she was shot and held her as she died on the New Mexico movie set.
Liberal columnist claims Biden gets worse press coverage than Trump, media needs to do 'soul-searching'
Dana Milbank argued the last four months of President Biden's presidency often came with worse media coverage than Trump
Marlon Vera challenges Jose Aldo to rematch: 'Be a man and take a 5 rounder with me'
Marlon Vera wants to run things back with Jose Aldo after losing a three-round decision to him last year.       Related StoriesMarlon Vera challenges Jose Aldo to rematch: 'Be a man and take a 5 rounder with me' - EnclosureClaudio Puelles addresses Daniel Cormier's criticism after setting UFC record winVince Morales says he can do better despite quick knockout win at UFC on ESPN 31
The Best Holiday Gifts to Give Teachers This Year
The last few years have been rough, especially for teachers. From learning how to teach remotely to navigating COVID-19 protocols, educators have shouldered the pandemic’s burden often without complaint. To show the teachers and school staff members you know your appreciation, send them a gift for the holidays. This list has you covered whether you…
After sold-out SoFi shows, BTS is taking a vacation to recharge for 'a new chapter'
For the first time since their 2013 debut, the pop stars of K-pop band BTS will be able to spend the holiday season with their families.
261 vehicle crashes in 18 hours as snow sweeps across Minnesota
A Minnesota snowstorm turned highways and roads into a slippery destruction derby in which at least 261 vehicles crashes were reported in an 18-hour period.
Woman Working Out at Gym Confronts Man Who Got Too Close in Video Viewed Over 6M Times
"Am I too sensitive or was he not rude," the influencer asked her followers after posting the video.
Reports: Disputed Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit dies after workout
Disputed Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit died Monday morning after a workout at Santa Anita Park, according to reports.