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Giant panda Bei Bei leaves National Zoo for China

Bon voyage Bei Bei! The giant, beloved 4-year-old panda departed his home at Smithsonian’s National Zoo Tuesday for a new life in China. Bei Bei – after chomping down on his last American breakfast of bamboo and biscuits – left the zoo where he has spent his entire life at 9:30 a.m. for Dulles International...
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I had a homecoming to be thankful for. Now I'm fighting for others to have the same
When Jason Bryant learned that his life sentence had been commuted in March, hope mingled with fear as he looked to life beyond prison walls. It's an uncertainty that's shared by thousands of newly released inmates every year, Bryant writes, except most don't have the resources that eased his own return. Now, he's working to give other formerly incarcerated citizens a safe place to land.
China demands recovering COVID-19 patients wait six months before donating blood
A Wuhan-based specialist told The Beijing News that although genetic material from the virus has rarely been found in blood donated by asymptomatic patients, it was not possible to completely rule out the risk of infection.
College football coronavirus updates: Florida State has game postponed for second week in a row
The ACC announced Saturday that Florida State's game against Virginia, slated for an 8 p.m. ET start has been postponed.
GoFundMe raises over $83K for fishermen presumed lost at sea
“These four men were the best out there. They will be deeply missed, but they will never be forgotten,” the organizer of the GoFundMe page wrote.
Black Friday 2020: Nectar mattress deals include $399 of free bedding
With any Nectar mattress purchase for Black Friday, you'll get a free sheet set, mattress protector and two pillows (a $399 value).
Eagles' Lane Johnson reveals extent of season-ending ankle injury
Philadelphia Eagles offensive lineman Lane Johnson revealed the extent of his season-ending ankle injury Friday.
Nolte: Andrew Cuomo's Rat-Out-Your-Neighbor Thanksgiving Program Failed
Hardly any New Yorkers called in to rat out their neighbors over Thanksgiving, reports Tony Aiello of CBS New York.
Bruno Mars creates Angela Davis-inspired art for charity
Bruno Mars is showing off his arty side for charity.
The best weighted blanket deals this Black Friday 2020
Get your hands on discounted weighted blankets from brands like Gravity Blanket, Casper, Quility and more this Black Friday 2020.
This archbishop has become the first African American cardinal in Catholic history
Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Washington, DC, made history Saturday afternoon at an installation ceremony in Rome.
Tom Brady skirts Bruce Arians drama in telling comments
Tom Brady agrees with Bruce Arians’ criticism in that the Buccaneers offense has to perform better. “Our job is to get the job done, so there’s no excuses for when we don’t get it done,” Brady told reporters on Friday. “At the end of the day, that’s the reality of the sport. It’s a production-based...
Search underway for Illinois man wanted in double killing, infant's abduction
Chicago-area police were investigating a double homicide they say sparked an Amber Alert for an abducted 1-year-old boy.
Germany Passes 1 Million Coronavirus Cases, As Merkel Warns Of 'A Tough Winter'
With the daily number of new infections hovering around 20,000, Chancellor Angel Merkel warned Germans this week that her government may move to extend restrictions into the new year.
Black Friday Weekend 2020: The awesome Asus Chromebook C434TA is only $400 at Costco right now
This weekend, you can save $200 on the Asus Flip C434TA, one of the best Chromebooks we've tested.
LA County Stay-at-Home Order Prohibits Private Gatherings with Non-Household Members
Los Angeles County's stay-at-home order specifically prohibits private and public gatherings with individuals outside of a person’s immediate household.
Video: Zhang Weili gives speech in English on training for classic Joanna Jedrzejczyk bout
Zhang Weili has progressed with her English to the point she recently gave a speech looking back on her memorable UFC 248 experience.       Related StoriesVideo: Zhang Weili gives speech in English on training for classic Joanna Jedrzejczyk bout - EnclosureConor McGregor's top in-cage moments include first Dustin Poirier fightAnthony Smith eliminated distractions heading into UFC on ESPN 18
Staying Apart, Together: 'Tis the season ... to stay home
We made it through Thanksgiving. Now the rest of 2020 should be easy, right? I kid, I kid.
Galloway: Amazon will spin off healthcare to fight antitrust
Prof. Scott Galloway says anti-trust is already a problem for Google and Facebook, and predicts Jeff Bezos will try to spin off AWS to stave off anti trust for Amazon.
'Tax! Bezos!': Demonstrators Gather Near Amazon's Seattle HQ, as Retailer Expects to Rake in Huge Holiday Sales
The protest movements come as Amazon saw an incredible boost in sales throughout the pandemic, raking in as much as $1 billion a day in its third-quarter earnings.
Sharon Stone says she's 'astounded' to still model at 62
Sharon Stone is opening up about her career at the age of 62.
Larry King feeling better after spending 87th birthday in the hospital
We’re going to have to start calling him Larr-zarus.
Iran's supreme leader vows revenge over slain scientist
The accusations have stirred fears of retaliation and action between the U.S. and Iran.
Nicky Hilton dismisses ‘New York is dead’ talk
"Born and bred New Yorker” Nicky Hilton Rothschild says the city is alive and well, thank you very much.
Galloway: Amazon about to transform healthcare
NYU professor Scott Galloway predicts 'Amazon is going to be the fastest growing health care company in the world in 2 to 3 years. and 'healthcare will be the most disruptive sector in history'
Susan Rice congratulates Stanford on taking back Axe trophy
Former U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice was among those tuning into The Big Game on Friday night and elated to see Stanford edge out California in the rivalry matchup.
Tony Hsieh, Longtime Chief of Zappos, Dies at 46
He stepped down from the online shoe retailer to focus on revitalizing downtown Las Vegas. He died of injuries suffered in a fire.
Dip in COVID-19 testing over Thanksgiving could show false decline in spread
A dip in COVID testing over the holidays may result in the false perception that the spread of the virus is slowing, experts warn. “I just hope that people don’t misinterpret the numbers and think that there wasn’t a major surge as a result of Thanksgiving, and then end up making Christmas and Hanukkah and...
‘Floribama Shore’ Halts Season 4 Production After Positive COVID-19 Test
495 Productions is said to be adhering to local, state and federal coronavirus health and safety protocols.
This Sale on Bio Bidets Will Keep You Clean and Save You Money on Toilet Paper
Photo Illustration: Scouted/The Daily Beast/AmazonOne of the best purchases I made while in quarantine in the beginning of the year was to get a bidet. Not only does it save on toilet paper, but it really does help you feel cleaner. Yes, it takes some getting used to, but the adjustment period is worth it. If you've been considering getting one, now's your chance to save up to 30% on some of the best-selling options from Bio Bidet. Choose from the entry-level option or go for the fancy ones that will heat the water for you. Scouted selects products independently and prices reflect what was available at the time of publish. Sign up for our newsletter for more recommendations and deals. Curious about a specific product or brand? Let us know! If you buy something from our posts, we may earn a small commission.Read more at The Daily Beast.
Melania Trump to possibly pen memoir on time spent in the White House
President Trump may not be the only one in the White House cashing in with a book deal after his presidency.
Black Friday 2020: The best headphone deals on Sony, Jabra, AIrpods, Bose, and more
Black Friday might be over, but there's still a bunch of great deals on headphones going strong through the weekend.
Jon Voight says Trump is the 'only man who can save this nation' in anti-left video message
Jon Voight claimed President Trump is the 'only man who can save this nation' following the 2020 election.
Chinese doctors jailed for illegally harvesting organs of accident victims
The group of four doctors worked to procure organs in hospitals for over a year.
Diego Maradona superfan named twins Mara and Dona after soccer legend
They’re carrying the Maradona name into the next generation. Not as relatives of the soccer star, though. Argentinian twins Mara and Dona were given their first names as a tribute to the late World Cup winner. Diego Maradona died of heart failure on Wednesday at age 60. He was buried Thursday in Buenos Aires amid...
Galloway: Amazon 'unstoppable,' 'literally invented for a pandemic'
NYU professor Scott Galloway says Amazon has 82% of US households signed up for Prime, 'the strongest recurring revenue relationship between a company and consumers than anyone in the world'
Margaret Thatcher biographer on what "The Crown" gets right and wrong
Actress Gillian Anderson is earning stellar reviews for her portrayal of Thatcher, reintroducing the polarizing figure and her legacy to a new generation.
Milwaukee County Recount Adds 132 Votes to Biden-Harris
A recount of Milwaukee County's election results slightly expanded Joe Biden's (D) lead, officials announced Friday.
Knicks signing Michael Kidd-Gilchrist in NBA free agency
Kentucky North strikes again. Yet another former John Calipari player is coming to town, as Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is signing a one-year deal with the Knicks, ESPN reported Saturday. Kidd-Gilchrist, 27, joins fellow Kentucky basketball alumni Kevin Knox, Immanuel Quickley and Julius Randle. The Knicks earlier in the offseason hired Kenny Payne, a longtime Kentucky assistant,...
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Biden Sees Lead Increase in Milwaukee County After Trump Pays for Vote Recount
The Trump campaign paid $3 million to recount votes in Milwaukee and Dane counties, which were key to Biden’s victory in Wisconsin.
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U.K. Appoints Vaccines Minister to Oversee COVID-19 Inoculations
The U.K. government has agreed to purchase up to 355 million doses of vaccine from seven different producers
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Funeral Home Worker Fired for Taking Selfie With Diego Maradona's Corpse
Claudio Fernandez said that he had received death threats for the images and asked for people's forgiveness.
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Meet the toxic African rat that figured out how to kill an elephant
This is no pizza rat that grabs the goods and runs. The African crested rat has a personality so toxic that it chews on a poisonous tree, flings the nuggets onto its back, where the venom hides in special, texturized hairs until the next predator — hyena or wild dog — shows up, the New...
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U.S. women's national soccer team shows support for Black Lives Matter
"We love our country, and it is a true honor to represent America," defender Crystal Dunn said. "It is also our duty to demand that the liberties and freedoms that our country was founded on extend to everyone."
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Ohio University point guard's backstory goes viral as he drops 31 points vs. Illinois
Jason Preston isn’t just your run-of-the-mill basketball player.
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Who Should Get the COVID-19 Vaccine First? CDC to Hold Meeting Tuesday
Health workers, people over 65, or those with specific medical conditions are among the list of people who may receive the coronavirus vaccine first, should initial supplies be scarce.
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'Always love': John Travolta thanks fans for 'supporting' him in Instagram post
John Travolta, 66, took a moment on Thanksgiving to say thanks to his family, friends and followers on Instagram.        
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Kentucky cop strikes man livestreaming arrest with ‘solid left hook’
A Kentucky man was slugged by cops as he filmed the scene of an arrest.
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Will Trump rally for Georgia Senate candidates help or hurt?
The Jan. 5 Georgia runoffs will determine the balance of power in the Senate. The President's support for the GOP incumbents is complicated by his baseless claims of voter fraud.
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