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College basketball: The Post’s preseason Top 25 revealed

On Wednesday, the ball will be tipped on a season unlike any other. There’s no telling how many games will be scrapped amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but the bar for a successful season has never been lower, following the first cancellation of the NCAA Tournament. This season, the entire tournament is slated to take place...
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Giants ‘waiting to hear’ crucial Daniel Jones update
Daniel Jones arrived at the Giants facility on Wednesday “deep in the playbook and ready to work,’’ according to head coach Joe Judge.  The mind was wiling but the body is not yet able. “Really we’re waiting to hear a lot of feedback from the trainers,” Judge said. So, no dramatic update on the status...
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Nor’easter to lash Mid-Atlantic and Northeast with soaking rain, inland snow
The week’s second major storm will slam the East Coast late Friday into Saturday.
Rage and hope fuel women’s revolt over abortion in Poland
WARSAW, Poland— Karolina Micula had used her bare chest in political protest once before. When Poland’s right-wing government first tried to restrict abortion rights, the actress and singer delivered an intense performance onstage in Wroclaw in 2017 that included her spreading paint in the national colors — white and red — onto her breasts and face, ending...
Changing Virginia county faces discrimination charges over Muslim cemetery
A federal lawsuit accuses Stafford County of intentionally blocking the cemetery. County officials say they’re worried it will contaminate nearby wells.
Gen. Milley, Joint Chiefs chair, just gave a brutally honest assessment of the Afghanistan war
Army Gen. Mark Milley, Joint Chiefs of Staff chair, testifying during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on March 4, 2020, in Washington, DC. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images “We believe that now after 20 years — two decades of consistent effort there — we’ve achieved a modicum of success,” he said on Wednesday. Army Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, just gave an honest yet brutal assessment of America’s decades-long war in Afghanistan. Asked at a Washington, DC, think tank virtual event about the planned drawdown to 2,500 US troops in the country by January 15, President Donald Trump’s top military adviser tried to assure the audience that the US had somewhat completed its mission. “We went to Afghanistan ... to ensure that Afghanistan never again became a platform for terrorists to strike the United States,” he told the Brookings Institution’s Michael O’Hanlon on Wednesday morning. “We believe that now after 20 years — two decades of consistent effort there — we’ve achieved a modicum of success.” Let those last four words — “a modicum of success” — sink in for a moment. That’s Trump’s top military adviser saying out loud that after two decades of war, tens of thousands of Americans and Afghans killed, and more than a trillion dollars spent, the US can only boast of “a modicum of success” for its efforts there. Milley’s remark is certainly more accurate than the rosy assessments top US officials offered the public as the war raged. Year after year after year, presidents and top generals insisted America’s effort to support Afghan government forces against the Taliban had “turned a corner” and that success was on the horizon. But now, as US forces draw down from the country, Milley has made one thing painfully clear: The US never turned that corner. Instead, the US and its Afghan partners in Kabul made only modest gains over the past two decades. Namely, the US hasn’t suffered a terrorist attack on the homeland planned in Afghanistan since 9/11, and America helped set up a friendly government in Kabul, a capital city that in recent years has been safer than in the past. But the Taliban holds more ground in the country than when the war started, and danger remains for the the insurgents to overrun the government in Kabul if and when US troops fully depart. Milley acknowledged as much. “We have been in a condition of strategic stalemate where the government of Afghanistan was never going to militarily defeat the Taliban,” he continued, “and the Taliban, as long as we were supporting the government of Afghanistan, is never going to military defeat the regime.” It’d be infuriating if it weren’t so all “So damn depressing,” as Faysal Itani, deputy director of the Center for Global Policy, noted on Twitter.
Navy littoral combat ship is now armed for attack with Hellfire missiles
Should enemy helicopters, surveillance planes or armed drones be maneuvering to attack while circling above a U.S. Navy Littoral Combat Ship at seemingly unreachable ranges for the ship’s deck-mounted guns, commanders might be challenged to identify the best, fastest and most effective method to counterattack.
Julianna Margulies joins Season 2 of ‘The Morning Show’
“The Good Wife” is becoming “The Good Anchor.”
All Mariah Carey wants is for you to enjoy her Christmas special
Mariah Carey is adding another chapter to her Christmas legacy: "Mariah Carey's Magical Christmas Special." Premiering Dec. 4 on Apple TV+, Carey shares how she came up with the idea, and why it was important to create a diverse family-friendly holiday program. (Dec. 2)
Woman’s headless body found along Baltimore street
A woman’s headless, mutilated body was found by two workers on a dead-end street in Baltimore, police said. The dismembered corpse – which also was also missing its feet and hands – was discovered early Monday by two people walking through a neighborhood in the city’s Morrell Park section, the Baltimore Sun reported. The workers...
Denver Broncos fine Drew Lock, other QBs for failure to observe COVID-19 mask protocol
The Denver Broncos fined all four of their quarterbacks for a violation of a COVID-19 mask violation that left them ineligible for Sunday's game.
Behind the final Trump team push for Saudi Arabia to 'normalize' ties with Israel
White House senior adviser Jared Kushner touched down in the Gulf this week in what observers say is a last-ditch effort to secure final prominent foreign policy wins for the Trump team with Saudi's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, known colloquially as MBS.
Mitch McConnell’s Relief Offer Is Actually Worse Than Doing Nothing
The majority leader wants to send Americans a big lump of coal.
Sasha Obama TikTok dance video deleted after going viral
The 15-second video, set to artist Popp Hunna's 2020 track "Adderall (Corvette Corvette)," shows Sasha in front of seven people, all unmasked and inside what appears to be a kitchen.
Betsy DeVos rips Democrats who push free college tuition: 'We know somebody has to pay for it'
Free college tuition is not a viable idea, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said on Wednesday.
YouTube star Gabi DeMartino apologizes for peddling childhood video on OnlyFans
YouTube star Gabi DeMartino apologized for allegedly offering a nude childhood video of herself on her OnlyFans account.
CDC urges Americans not to travel during holiday season due to pandemic
The CDC just sliced the recommended quarantine time in half for some cases of exposure to COVID-19.
Restaurants, breweries try to keep customers warm as cold settles in
Man pleads guilty in case that left son dead
Secy. of State Raffensperger backs aide
Ex-Penn State president's conviction restored
Gov. discusses the possibility of a shutdown
Nurses strike at Montefiore New Rochelle
Christmas tree sales will be healthy this year
Away takes up to $125 off holiday luggage sets
Though travel remains on hold for most of us at the moment, you can start planning ahead for future getaways with Away’s latest holiday luggage deals. For its latest luggage drop, Away is taking up to $125 off a variety of luggage sets. The sets are curated for your specific travel needs — including a weekend...
These soft, cake-like cookies get their soul from Southern staples
Buttermilk adds tang to these simple Southern "tea cake" cookies from Kim Prince.
California citrus brightens these rich Midwestern dessert squares
Cream cheese and plenty of sugar enrich these custardy squares from Jess Stephens.
These Mexican-Argentine cookies show off the best flavors from their inspirations
Alfajor de Nuez, a walnut-studded cookie created by Arturo Enciso and Ana Belén Salatino.
Teddy Bear Biscotti
These crunchy vegan biscotti, packed with toasted almonds, are dipped in caramel sauce and drizzled with chocolate, which complements their nutty aroma.
These chewy, plate-size molasses cookies are teeming with fresh ginger
Brad Ray's deeply-spiced, fresh ginger and molasses cookies.
Sumac adds tartness to the outside of these chewy, corn-tinged cookies, a riff on the classic snickerdoodle.
Cardamom Raspberry Bars
The floral qualities of cardamom and raspberry jam marry beautifully in these chewy blondie bars.
Caramel-and-nut biscotti that are blessed to be vegan
Toasted almonds and caramel add warmth to these crunchy vegan biscotti by Justine Hernandez.
Halva amplifies the sesame warmth of tahini in these (accidentally) vegan cookies
Cardamom lightly perfumes these chocolate chip cookies, enriched with tahini and topped with sweet halva candy, by Zoë Komarin.
Alfajor de Nuez (Walnut Cookies With Dulce de Leche and Coconut)
Walnuts add richness to the crumbly cookies in this mashup of two classic Latin American cookies, alfajores and polvorones.
Gooey Butter Cake Squares
These rich cream cheese squares are brightened by a generous amount of orange zest.
Browned butter adds toasty warmth to this deluxe chocolate chip cookie
Mei Lin adds extra browned butter to enrich these espresso-tinged chocolate chip cookies.
Giant Ginger Molasses Cookies
Fresh ginger packs a warm punch in these spiced, chewy molasses cookies, crunchy on the outside with turbinado sugar.
Cardamom and raspberry jam add floral brightness to these chewy blondies
Homemade raspberry jam adds pockets of fruity jam in these warm, toasty brown sugar blondies, scented with cardamom.
Brown Butter Espresso Cookies
Dry milk powder turns into thousands of browned butter bits in these rich chocolate chip cookies balanced with espresso.
Sumac stars in this riff on classic snickerdoodle cookies
Rose Wilde's "pucker-doodle" cookies swap the traditional cinnamon coating for tart, bright sumac sugar.
Chocolate Chip Tahini Cookies With Halva and Cardamom
Halva candy melts atop these vegan, tahini-based chocolate chip cookies for a double dose of sesame flavor.
Wild video shows Verrazzano Bridge heaving in 60 mph winds
Why was the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge closed Monday? The answer is blowing in the wind. Eerie viral video posted on TikTok Tuesday shows the span’s empty upper level heaving up and down, and making a sound like a loud groan as wild winds blasted the Big Apple. “My dad is an electrician and this is the...
Southern Buttermilk Tea Cakes
Buttermilk adds tenderness and tang to these soft, cake-like cookies, a great blank canvas for your favorite extracts or spices.
Christmas in Rockefeller Center Live Stream: How To Watch the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Live
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!
Ahead of Trump's Impending Departure, Twitter Updates Their Rules of Conduct
Twitter's new policy focuses on language that dehumanizes people based on race, national origin, or ethnicity, noting that tweets will be deleted and accounts may be suspended or deleted.