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Lauded Spanish female crime writer revealed to be three men

Spain's literary world has been thrown into chaos after a coveted book prize was awarded to "Carmen Mola" -- an acclaimed female thriller writer who turned out to be the pseudonym of three men.
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LeBron James cleared to play after ‘fishy’ COVID protocol stint
LeBron James implied it was "fishy" he had to miss time in the NBA's COVID-19 protocol, and he appears to have been vindicated.
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CNN should fire Chris Cuomo for enabling creepy bro Andrew: ex-aide Karen Hinton
Chris Cuomo has been suspended indefinitely — but Hinton, who is celebrating the launch of her book, "Penis Politics," said that's not enough.
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Biden outlines plan for fighting Omicron COVID-19 variant this winter
President Biden delivered remarks on the U.S. response to the Omicron COVID-19 variant on Thursday. Plus, the House passed a stopgap measure that will fund federal agencies into mid-February — but the bill’s fate is less clear in the Senate. CBS News senior White House and political correspondent Ed O'Keefe, Axios congressional correspondent Alayna Treene and Washington Examiner senior correspondent David Drucker join CBSN ""Red and Blue"" anchor Elaine Quijano with more.
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Elle magazine says it will ban fur from its publications worldwide
So far, 13 editions globally have implemented the ban, with 20 more set to do so by January 1. The magazine says the decision reflects changing tastes in fashion.
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Omicron variant case confirmed in Colorado
Colorado became the third U.S. state to detect a case of the omicron variant in a woman who had recently traveled to Africa. The Colorado case comes after two other confirmed omicron variant cases were found in California and Minnesota. (Dec. 2)      
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Why the Mets should hire Buck Showalter
If Steve Cohen remains true to his opening valedictory address, there is but one name that makes sense when they ultimately get around to filling the job.
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Space station maneuver planned to avoid debris from old U.S. rocket
The debris avoidance maneuver comes amid heightened concern about space debris.
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LeBron James clears the NBA's COVID-19 protocols
The league said additional testing confirmed that James "is not a positive case."
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De Blasio’s 2019 digital placard promise stuck in park, NYC DOT admits
Nearly three years after Mayor de Blasio foisted digital placards and said he would finally curb rampant illegal parking by government employees, his administration has backed away from the program.
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Giants must feed Saquon Barkley, Kenny Golladay to get offense going
Freddie Kitchens showed promise calling the plays for the Giants, but he still didn’t score enough points.
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Go woke, go broke? Americans don’t care for corporate activism
A new warning to woke CEOs: Americans don’t want corporations meddling in divisive political issues, and they perceive such activism as phony pandering.
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Did Alec Baldwin pull the trigger? 'Rust' camera assistant says: 'Guns don't just go off.'
A camera crew member on the film 'Rust' disputed claims by actor Alec Baldwin that he didn't pull the trigger on the Colt .45 prop gun, fatally shooting the movie's cinematographer and injuring its director.
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Woman caught breastfeeding her hairless cat on a Delta flight
A woman who flew from Syracuse to Atlanta caused a scene on a Delta flight when she was seen breastfeeding her cat.
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DeSantis proposes a new civilian military force in Florida that he would control
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis wants to reestablish a World War II-era civilian military force that he, not the Pentagon, would control.
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UNLV Fraternity Suspended After Student With No Boxing Experience Dies After Match
"Kappa Sigma Fraternity expects all of our chapters to conform with all applicable state and local laws," Mitchell Wilson said Thursday in a statement.
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Eco warrior Leo DiCaprio takes jet trip for Art Basel benefit in Miami
The environmental activist expanded his carbon footprint by jetting from Miami to New York -- and back -- in just one day to co-host a starry charity event.
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Editorial: Omicron is here. Instead of panicking, let's act to vaccinate everyone
The new coronavirus variant is cause for concern, but the threat it poses is still unclear. The best remedy? Vaccinate the world.
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Review: 'The Band's Visit' brings its musical poetry to Dolby Theatre
David Yazbek and Itamar Moses' Tony-winning production has its Los Angeles premiere.
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WATCH: Aurora borealis lights up sky above Alaska
The aurora borealis creates a stunning scene, lighting up the night sky over Alaska's White Mountains.
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CNN exclusive: 9-year-old Afghan girl sold into marriage rescued
Last month, CNN reported that Parwana and several other underage girls were being sold by their fathers so other members of their families could eat. After an international outcry as a result of CNN's story, Parwana was returned to her family due to the backlash from the community against the buyer. CNN's Anna Coren has the update.
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WATCH: Stolen school bus slams into parked vehicles
New York City police are investigating after they say a man stole an unoccupied school bus in Brooklyn and struck 15 to 20 parked vehicles before he was stopped.
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Khamzat Chimaev responds to 'fake gangster' Nate Diaz: 'You are the easiest money for me'
Regardless of what Nate Diaz says, Khamzat Chimaev continues to lobby for a fist fight.      Related StoriesUFC on ESPN 31 breakdown: Counters will be key in Rob Font vs. Jose AldoJon Jones blasts 'miserable bastard' Mike Winkeljohn for handling of gym splitMatchup Roundup: New UFC and Bellator fights announced in the past week (Nov. 22-28) 
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Brené Brown on her new book, a deep-dive into our emotions
Norah O'Donnell recently spoke with best-selling author Brené Brown about her new book, "Atlas of the Heart," which maps out the language people use to describe emotions.
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It’s long past time for MTA brass to put an end to costly overtime abuse
The old-time honor system is too often abused, eroding public confidence and squandering precious transit dollars. Agency honchos need to make the new system a priority.
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Labor shortages impede home construction
Not only are builders facing a shortage of materials amid supply chain issues, they're also hampered by labor shortages.
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Hospital Turning Away Stroke Patients, Sending Them 200 Miles Away As COVID Filling Beds
A top health official in Wisconsin said 97 percent of intensive care beds and 98 percent of intermediate care beds are filled as COVID cases rise in the state.
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WATCH: Drone sweeps over sizzling lava stream
A drone sweeps over a sizzling lava stream from the Cumbre Vieja volcano as its activity shows no sign of stopping.
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NCAA approves late addition to bowl lineup, 42nd game
The NCAA football oversight committee on Thursday approved a waiver to the deadline for bowl certification so another game can be added to this season's lineup, upping the number to 42 and ensuring all teams that finished 6-6 can play in the postseason.
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Team Biden, you can’t blame looting gangs on COVID and Trump — look in the mirror
It’s all Donald Trump’s fault. Or COVID. Whatever the issue, count on Team Biden to shift the blame to the pandemic — or the president’s predecessor.
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Biden's new plan to fight Covid: stricter testing rules for U.S.-bound travelers, increase at-home testing, new vaccine push
CNN's Kaitlan Collins reports.
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Colts' Carson Wentz isn't phased by rejection from Eagles fans after trade: 'To be blunt, that’s Philly'
Largely praised for his role in leading the Philadelphia Eagles to the franchise’s first Super Bowl victory, Carson Wentz has since fallen out of favor with his former fanbase, but he doesn’t take it personally.
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MLB team owners impose lockout on players
Major League Baseball team owners imposed a lockout on players for the first time in decades as the league's collective bargaining agreement with players expired without a new deal.
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War in Ethiopia fuels humanitarian crisis
The war in Ethiopia has escalated into what the U.N. calls the world's worst hunger crisis in over a decade. Millions are facing starvation. Debora Patta reports.
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Leon Black wants comms between accuser’s lawyer and Fanatics’ Michael Rubin
Leon Black, who is defending against a defamation lawsuit brought by a woman who accused him of sexual assault, has served subpoenas demanding all communication between her law firm and several individuals, including Fanatics owner Michael Rubin.
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Football airtime celebrating the insufferable
How could someone — anywhere in public, let alone on national TV — say such a thing? 
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Five Omicron Variant Cases Confirmed in New York State
“This is not a cause for major alarm,” Gov. Kathy Hochul said, adding that she was not announcing a shutdown or other drastic measures in response to the cases.
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Kenny G's rise to superstardom explored in 'Listening to Kenny G'
"Listening to Kenny G" is a new HBO documentary that explores the music superstar's rise to fame. The film, directed by Penny Lane, examines his worldwide appeal—and the critics who can't stand him. (Dec. 2)      
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The Crew: Bucs' Leonard Fournette joins & RG3 tell-all book
Bucs' Leonard Fournette joins the show. Can any team dethrone the champs? Plus RG3's tell-all book.      
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U.S. has shortage of 2.2 million construction workers
The nationwide shortage of homes for sale is being driven, in part, by a severe shortage of builders. The construction industry says more than 2 million new workers will be needed over the next three years to meet demand. Mark Strassmann takes a look.
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"CBS Evening News" headlines for Thursday, December 2, 2021
Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Evening News," hosted by Margaret Brennan.
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How the G.O.P. Became Saboteurs, Threatening a Government Shutdown
Republican obstructionism is getting even more naked. 
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Halle Berry's MMA training for 'Bruised' was as real as it gets
Halle Berry was not messing around when it came to preparation for her latest starring role.       Related StoriesHalle Berry's MMA training for 'Bruised' was as real as it gets - EnclosureGeoff Neal jailed on DWI, weapon charges 16 days before UFC 269 fightDana White: Conor McGregor 'chomping at the bit,' still has desire to fight 
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Biden rolls out new plan to fight Covid as new Omicron variant spreads in U.S.
CNN's Nick Watt reports.
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Suspect arrested in killing of Jacqueline Avant
Police in Los Angeles made an arrest in the killing of Jacqueline Avant, who was gunned down in the home she shared with her husband and music legend Clarence Avant. The suspect was caught at the scene of another crime, officials said. Carter Evans has more.
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What Time Will ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ Be on Disney+?
That wimpy kid sure has a lot to say!
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Abortion: The Voice of the Ambivalent Majority
Our democracy may not be strong enough for post-Roe politics.
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GOP senators threaten shutdown over vaccine rule
Lawmakers have until the end of Friday to approve a short-term government funding deal, but they're running into resistance from a group of Senate Republicans over federal vaccine requirements. Kris Van Cleave reports.
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Far-Right Shock Jock Confronts Mark Meadows on Alleged Ties to China
TASOS KATOPODISFar-right radio personality Stew Peters ambushed Mark Meadows this week on his nightly internet program, asking the ardently pro-Trump former chief-oF-staff why he has allegedly been hanging around “Chinese communists.”The unexpectedly antagonistic questioning came as the ex-Trump official made his rounds in right-wing media to promote his new book, titled The Chief’s Chief.“Back on November 19th, this show discovered a really concerning report,” Peters stated while citing a claim made by far-right website The National File. Meadows has “very close connections with Chinese communists through the ridiculously named Humpty Dumpty Institute as well as the CCP-tied Taihe Institute,” the host continued.Read more at The Daily Beast.
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