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Xi Jinping wants ‘common prosperity’ in China. That’s going to mean government crackdowns.

The recent release of Xi’s August speech on this topic now offers a closer look.
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Pearl Harbor 80th anniversary in images
On the 80th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attacks, attendees paid respect to the fallen and those who served in WWII.
Who kept laughing? Who swore on live TV? What you missed from ABC’s ‘Facts of Life’ and ‘Diff’rent Strokes’ reenactments.
In ABC's latest "Live in Front of a Studio Audience" special, Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Hart, Gabrielle Union, Jon Stewart and more A-listers reenacted episodes of "The Facts of Life" and "Diff'rent Strokes."
Analysis: Inside the Ghislaine Maxwell trial
One of Ghislaine Maxwell's accusers testified Tuesday that she was just 14 years old when the British socialite had her undress, fondled her and told her she had a "great body" that financier Jeffrey Epstein would enjoy. (Dec. 8)
Vanessa Bryant lives ‘in fear’ of Kobe crash pics going viral
Kobe Bryant's widow fears photos of the 2020 California helicopter crash that killed the basketball star, their daughter Gianna and seven others will "go viral."
Judge blocks Biden vaccine mandate for federal contractors
A federal judge in Georgia issued a stay Tuesday to bar enforcement of the mandate nationwide.
Isaiah Mobley scores 23 to lead No. 16 USC past Eastern Kentucky
Isaiah Mobley scored 23 points as No. 16 USC remained undefeated with a 80-68 win over Eastern Kentucky on Tuesday at Galen Center.
China Stays Hushed, IOC Mum on Peng Shuai Case as Beijing Olympics Loom
The International Olympic Committee said it needs "to be discreet" when talking about this case while the Beijing Olympics are set to begin in February.
Harvard-Westlake, Sherman Oaks Notre Dame are headed for showdown
Harvard-Westlake, Sherman Oaks Notre Dame basketball teams keep winning
Adolescent Anorexia Up 65 Percent in Canada During First Wave of Pandemic, Study Finds
Researchers said the lockdowns and increased social media use could've triggered young people's eating disorders.
Tucker Carlson: America would gain nothing from starting war with Russia
'Tucker Carlson Tonight' host examines the consequences of sparking a military confrontation with Russia.
Max Scherzer has ‘great respect’ for Buck Showalter in Mets’ managerial search
As the Mets sift through managerial candidates — another of which was added to the field Tuesday — they could take into account the wishes of their big offseason splash. Max Scherzer is a symbol of the organization’s “win-now” mentality and would like to play for a manager of the same ilk, according to an...
House passes annual defense policy bill with historic military justice reforms
The compromise bill dropped proposals that would have required women to register for the draft.
Good Samaritan Marine killed while helping victims on California highway identified
The US Marine who was fatally struck by a truck while assisting accident victims on the side of a California freeway Monday morning has been identified.
Today in History for December 8th
America enters World War Two; Former Beatle John Lennon is shot to death in New York. (Dec. 8)
Stranger sexually assaults, robs woman walking home in NYC
The male suspect crept up from behind the victim, covering her mouth before forcibly touching her near the corner of East 40th Street and First Avenue in Murray Hill at about 5:40 p.m. Saturday, according to the NYPD.
Lauren Boebert Backs Thomas Massie With Family Gun Photo: 'No Spare Ammo for You, Though'
The photo appeared to attract significant criticism on social media.
Meadows plays both sides of January 6 probe while clock ticks on investigation
Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows on Tuesday became the latest Donald Trump acolyte to bow to the former President's ire, begging out of his scheduled deposition with the House committee investigating the January 6 riot -- despite having given over key documents that will help build their case.
Supreme Court hears appeal of Maine parents seeking to have state pay for religious schools
The Supreme Court will return to the issue of religious liberty Wednesday and consider a Maine school tuition assistance program that parents say violates their religious rights under the First Amendment.
Carolyn Hax: A good relationship is elusive with son’s distant wife
Their son’s wife is shy and distant. How can these in-laws build a better relationship with her?
Hints From Heloise: What’s the difference between blackstrap molasses and regular?
A reader and her mother-in-law debate the differences between blackstrap molasses and regular.
Ask Amy: My husband is punishing me because he can’t see unvaccinated family for the holidays
Reader’s husband understands they can’t see his unvaccinated family, but says they also shouldn’t see reader’s vaccinated mother.
Miss Manners: I’m a helpline worker. How can I politely end calls?
Reader helps callers with questions, but finds it hard to end unrelated conversation that follows.
Police chief reacts to restaurant refusing service for on-duty armed police
San Francisco Police Chief William Scott reacts after a popular local brunch restaurant refused to serve three on-duty armed police officers.
Internet Explodes Over Woman Who Coached Boyfriend To Cover Tattoos Before Meeting Parents
"I wouldn't describe myself as 'posh' at all but I come from a family where image, looks, and your accomplishments matter," the Redditor wrote.
House passes bill approving $770B in national defense, with focus on Russia, China
The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act that comes with a price tag of about $770 billion and the objective of countering Russia and China.
House sets stage to increase debt ceiling
The House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that sets the stage to raise the debt ceiling without even one Republican vote.
Blackhawks’ Jujhar Khaira stretchered off ice after hit by Jacob Trouba
Chicago Blackhawks forward Jujhar Khaira was stretchered off the ice after he was leveled by Rangers defenseman Jacob Trouba on Tuesday night.
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Man avoids jail time after lighting wife’s leg on fire, stabbing her
A Nebraska man avoided jail time despite charges he lit his wife’s leg on fire and stabbed in a brutal domestic assault.
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Tokyo pushes ahead with same-sex marriage plan
The Tokyo Metropolitan government will start a system that effectively allows same-sex marriage in Japan's capital from April next year, the Kyodo news wire reported Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike as saying on Tuesday.
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Artemi Panarin, Rangers blow past Blackhawks for seventh-straight win
The Rangers are bulldozing their way through the NHL.
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Jaguars' James Robinson questions Urban Meyer's coaching decisions
Jaguars running back James Robinson played a season-low 44% of the snaps in Sunday’s 37-7 loss to the Rams, leading many to believe he was benched.
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Anti-vax protesters block traffic outside de Blasio’s Brooklyn home
The demonstrators chanted “No vaccine mandates!” and “My body, my choice!” as they congregated in the middle of the road.
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Liberal mainstream media's 'smoke and mirrors' not enough to cover for Biden admin: Hannity
Fox News host Sean Hannity revealed the collusion between the Biden administration and liberal media Tuesday on "Hannity."
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The L.A. Times guide to the 101 best restaurants in L.A.
We hope our guide will lead you to some delicious meals.
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'Real Housewives' star Dorit Kemsley's husband PK arrested for DUI a month after home invasion
"Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star Dorit Kemsley's husband Paul "PK" Kemsley was arrested for DUI in California in November.
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SUNY officials calls for independent probe into Jim Malatras leadership
Malatras, once a top aide and confidante to ex-Gov. Andrew Cuomo, is facing growing scrutiny after it was revealed he smeared former state worker Lindsay Boylan in text messages months before she accused Cuomo of sexual harassment.
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Bob Costas: 'Outspoken' Kaepernick, LeBron James 'Conspicuously Mum' on China's Abuses
Former NBC Sports personality Bob Costas said Tuesday on CNN that "outspoken" former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and NBA star LeBron James were "conspicuously mum" on China's record of human rights abuse.
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71 Percent of Democrats in College Wouldn't Date a Trump Voter, Poll Finds
This is compared to 31 percent of Republicans who felt the same way about a Biden voter.
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ESPN's Ryan Clark compares Patriots' Bill Belichick to God following win over Bills
Following New England’s 14-10 victory over the Bills on “Monday Night Football,” ESPN NFL analyst Ryan Clark couldn’t help but praise Patriots head coach Bill Belichick – by comparing him to God.
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Golfer Thorbjorn Olesen accused of sexual assault, urinating on flight
Ryder Cup-winning Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen has been accused of groping a woman and urinating on a seat on a British Airways flight after drinking champagne and vodka and taking sleeping pills.
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Washington QB Ryan Fitzpatrick will undergo arthroscopic surgery on hip, ending his season
Ryan Fitzpatrick’s season is officially over.
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RJ Barrett, Mitchell Robinson lead Knicks past Spurs to end three-game skid
If this is the season’s turning point for the Knicks, they will always remember The Alamo.
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NFL's Aldon Smith arrested, booked on felony charge of DUI causing injury: report
Aldon Smith has been arrested once again.
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Report: Attorney says prosecutors likely to present Deshaun Watson case to Grand Jury in January
Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson has been listed as inactive so far this season as he deals with the allegations of sexual assault or harassment made in 22 civil lawsuits.
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CBS Evening News, December 7, 2021
Biden warns Putin against Ukraine invasion; Remembering a day of infamy.
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12/7: Red and Blue
President Biden holds video call with Russian President Vladimir Putin; Remembering the attack on Pearl Harbor
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Glenn Foster, former NFL player, dead at 31; was in Alabama police custody: reports
Glenn Foster, a former defensive lineman for the NFL’s New Orleans Saints, died in law enforcement custody in Alabama earlier this week, according to reports.
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NEA Board Member Suggests Unvaccinated with Religious Exemptions Deserve to Die
A member of the board of directors of the National Education Association (NEA) posted a message to Facebook that denounced unvaccinated individuals who claim religious exemptions and asserted they deserved to die, according to the Libs of Tik Tok social media account, which shared a screenshot of the post on Tuesday.
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