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Chicago Police Officers' Time Off Restricted Amid Feud Between Mayor, Union Over Vaxx Mandate

In a Friday statement, Mayor Lori Lightfoot accused the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 7 of "engaging in, supporting and encouraging a work stoppage or strike."
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'Dude Be Careful': TikToker Films Viral Videos of Alleged Scientology Meetings
"Welcome to Sunday service! All you have to do is follow the commands," said a Scientology official in the video.
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Internet Backs Bride Who Won't Let Fiancé's 'Close' Friend Be Bridesmaid in Viral Post
The bride explained that she and her fiancé's friend "don't mesh"—making it even more unlikely that she would include her in the bridal party.
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Televangelist Marcus Lamb Who Called Vaccine Mandate 'Sin' Against God Dies Of COVID
Marcus Lamb, founder of Daystar Television Network, said he took ivermectin in an effort to prevent COVID-19
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Snowboarding star Scotty James engaged to F1 heiress Chloe Stroll
Love is in the air for snowboarding star Scotty James and Formula One heiress Chloe Stroll.
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Biden mourns students killed in Michigan school shooting
President Joe Biden on Tuesday mourned the deaths of three students shot and killed at a southeast Michigan high school.
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Marilyn Manson obsessive found guilty of killing ex
A Massachusetts woman who blamed her obsession with animal corpses and death on Marilyn Manson has been found guilty of murdering her ex-boyfriend in a treehouse.
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Aaron Rodgers takes jab at Rex Ryan while explaining viral foot photo
Aaron Rodgers appeared to enjoy trolling Rex Ryan during his weekly appearance on "The Pat McAfee Show."
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Maggie and Paul Murdaugh heard on 911 call about housekeeper death
Maggie and Paul Murdaugh’s voices are being heard publicly for the first time since their brutal murders last summer. South Carolina state police on Tuesday released the 911 call, from 2018, of Maggie reporting that her family’s housekeeper had fallen and was badly hurt. “My housekeeper has fallen and her head is bleeding and I...
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A former member of the Islamic State is convicted in the death of a Yazidi girl
A German court on Tuesday convicted the man of genocide and committing a war crime over the death of a 5-year-old Yazidi girl he had purchased as a slave and then chained up in the hot sun to die.
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Pence asks Supreme Court to overturn Roe: 'Nothing has been more destabilizing in our society' than abortion
Former Vice President Mike Pence called on the Supreme Court to overturn the landmark decision in Roe v. Wade, arguing that it has destabilized the nation for decades.
Stream It Or Skip It: ‘The Summit of the Gods’ on Netflix, A Feature-Length Animated Adaptation of the Acclaimed Mountain-Climbing Manga Series
Mount Everest is a place of legends.
PM Update: A seasonable start to December on Wednesday, with showers possible by evening
Temperatures may run toward the mid-50s tomorrow. There could be some raindrops as well.
First US overdose prevention centers open in New York City in an effort to combat overdose deaths
New York City is now the first city in the nation to open two overdose prevention centers that will allow drug users to receive medical care and services to prevent drug overdose deaths, according to Mayor Bill de Blasio's Office.
TV's Dr. Oz enters Pennsylvania's crucial Senate race on the GOP side
The celebrity surgeon, who has promoted questionable health advice to national television audiences, has thrown his hat into the ring to represent Pennsylvania in the U.S. Senate.
NYC’s partially halted anti-flood plan can move forward: appeals court
Construction on part of a massive $1.5 billion project to protect Manhattan from flooding that had been temporarily halted can now go forward, an appeals court ruled Tuesday.
Woman savoring last few hours before getting turned back into vessel
Her rights were all the alienable kind, it turned out.
‘Pelotot’ stationary bikes are coming for your kids
No one is safe from Peloton-mania now as toymaker Little Tikes launched its own kid-sized "Pelican" stationary bike for children — and some child development experts worry about kids' long-term future.
Man Who Caused Chaos at Atlanta Airport When Gun Went off in Bag Turns Himself in: Police
Kenny Wells turned himself in 10 days after his gun went off at Atlanta International Airport's security checkpoint.
New York Dem pushes back against bail reform, wants more authority for judges
A New York County Democratic legislator is pushing for a resolution calling on the state to review its bail reform laws.
Is McConnell going soft on the debt limit? There’s a lesson here for Democrats.
Democrats' threat to chip away at the filibuster may be keeping the minority leader up nights.
Over 1,000 NYC correction officers still unvaccinated ahead of today’s deadline
If the unvaccinated corrections officers don't get a COVID-19 shot by today, they will be put on unpaid leave — adding to the ongoing staffing crisis at Rikers Island.
Are travel bans worth it? They could slow the spread of omicron but they have repercussions, experts say
Experts who spoke to USA TODAY agreed that travel bans could help buy time to build a response to the new variant, but they wouldn't stop the spread.
U.S. Economic Recovery Remains Strong But Omicron Variant Could Complicate It: Officials
"The recent rise in COVID-19 cases and the emergence of the Omicron variant pose downside risks to employment and economic activity," Jerome Powell said.
Dem leader Hoyer calls on House GOP to ‘cleanse itself’ as Boebert, Omar feud
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) urged Republicans Tuesday to “cleanse” themselves of what he called “toxic” conduct amid an ongoing war of words between conservative Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) and far-left Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.). Boebert tweeted an apology last week after video posted to Twitter showed her telling a story implying that Omar...
Neverending series of storms brings more flood fears to western Washington and British Columbia
Seattle recorded its wettest autumn on record with over a foot and a half of rain from onslaught of atmospheric rivers.
Justin Bieber goes full priest for Balenciaga
"If you like Bieber’s new look for Balenciaga, may I invite you to church?" one person tweeted of the ad, for which the star modeled a long black jacket.
UFC releases Kevin Lee after seven years, 18 appearances
Kevin Lee has parted ways with the UFC after a nearly seven-year run with the organization.       Related StoriesSpinning Back Clique: Thoughts on Triad Combat, Conor McGregor's bold talk, moreJon Jones' court date reset for domestic violence case in Las VegasKayla Harrison 'in a fantastic position,' weighs potential fights with Amanda Nunes, Cris Cyborg
Authorities Looking for Those Who Illegally Cut Down Ancient Trees at New Mexico Monument
The alligator juniper trees, known for their characteristic furrowed bark that resembles alligator skin, were likely hundreds of years old, officials said.
Suspect in custody after Michigan high school shooting
A suspect is in custody after a shooting spree that left three dead and at least six others injured at a high school in Michigan. Former FBI agent and police officer Kathy Guider joins CBSN to discuss how authorities will approach the investigation.
‘Spider-Man’ fans ‘beaten’ in melee for ‘No Way Home’ tickets
Movie-goers were "beaten" at the theater by "young people who wanted to get in line for the pre-sale of Spider-Man: No Way Home."
210 million packages were stolen from Americans in 2021: report
According to a survey from SafeWise and Cove Home Security, an estimated 210 million packages were stolen from Americans’ homes over the last 12 months.
These are the hottest toys of 2021, according to Amazon. And a bunch are on sale now
Start your Christmas shopping now, before Amazon's picks for the best toys of 2021 sell out
Helen Mirren looks unrecognizable playing Israel’s ‘Iron Lady’ Golda Meir
Mirren was photographed in London on the set of "Golda," a film that sees the typically glamorous actress looking frumpy while playing the iconic leader.
WH: Omicron variant found in 20 countries, not US
U.S. public health officials said Tuesday the omicron variant of the coronavirus has been detected in at least 20 countries across the globe, but right now there is no evidence it exists in the United States. (Nov. 30)
California to limit medical parole to inmates on ventilators
A new California policy could send dozens of quadriplegic, paraplegic or otherwise permanently incapacitated inmates from nursing homes back to state prisons. Prison officials will limit medical parole to inmates who are so ill that they need ventilators to breathe.
Former dean of Temple University convicted of fraud for using fake data to boost its national ranking
The former dean of Temple University's business school was convicted Monday on charges of conspiracy and wire fraud for a scheme in which he and others used false data to boost the school's position on the US News and World Report's rankings, the US Attorney's Office said.
Putin lays down ‘red line,’ threatens retaliation if missiles placed in Ukraine
Vladimir Putin warned NATO and the US Tuesday that any deployment of troops or missiles in Ukraine would cross a "red line" and prompt a military response.
Fantasy football waiver wire: Time is running short to patch backfield holes
With the fantasy playoffs right around the corner, injuries to several top running backs make filling those spots a top priority in Week 13.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art scores its largest capital gift ever — $125 million
The money will be used to complete a long-delayed renovation the museum's Modern Wing and comes from philanthropist Oscar Tang, a museum trustee, and his wife Agnes Hsu-Tang.
Josephine Baker Interred in French Panthéon
President Macron hails the American-born dancer and French resistance fighter as a symbol of unity in a time of sharp division.
Mega Millions Drawing For 11/30/21, Tuesday Jackpot is $102 Million
Tuesday night's 11/30/21 Mega Millions jackpot is worth $102 million, with a cash-value option worth $73.3 million.
Clint Frazier nearing deal with Cubs after Yankees release
Frazier, 27, was released by the Yankees last week following a disappointing 2021 season.
‘And Just Like That’ Trailer: The Girls Are (Mostly) Back In Town In This ‘Sex and the City’ Revival
It's time to dust off your Manolos.
Seabirds splitting up? Climate change could be causing albatross divorces, study says
A new albatross around the neck of bird populations? Rising temperatures are linked to an increase in "divorces" among albatrosses, a new study says.
Christmas tree displays across America that are larger than life
From sand creations to trees erected from LEGO bricks, along with beautiful hotel trees and larger-than-life displays in cities, these Christmas trees are sure to impress
The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season ends as the third most active year ever
Hurricane Ida alone caused more than $60 billion in damages, making it one of the five most costly U.S. hurricanes on record since 1980. Forecasters ran out of names for a record second year in a row.
A letter up for auction shows that Catherine the Great was an early advocate of inoculation
A letter set to go up for sale on Wednesday by the auction house MacDougall's shows the urgency that the empress felt around protecting the general population against smallpox.
Dr. Oz Gave Dr. Oz Show Staff Fifteen Minutes’ Notice That He’s Quitting to Run for Senate in State Where He May Not Live
This is now the most interesting race of the 2020 midterm elections, regrettably.