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Lily Allen claims she quit Twitter because it's used to spread 'disinformation and lies'

Lily Allen, 34, has claimed she deleted Twitter because the platform is used to 'spread disinformation and lies' in a rant on Instagram. She deleted her account on Friday following election
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Why Is The Weeknd Criticizing the Grammys? Singer Labels Awards 'Corrupt'
The R&B singer failed to receive any nominations for the 2021 awards despite the success of his hit "Blinding Lights" this year.
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AOC Insists Joe Biden Can Forgive Student Loans by Executive Order Despite Constitutional Questions
Senators Chuck Schumer and Elizabeth Warren have also suggested forgiving student debt by executive order.
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5 things to know for November 25: Covid-19, Biden, immigration, China, opioids
Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day.
Meghan Markle Praised for Breaking Miscarriage Taboo: 'Beautiful, Powerful, Personal'
The Duchess of Sussex wrote 'I knew, as I clutched my firstborn child, that I was losing my second'—and she has been praised for sharing the 'almost unbearable grief.'
Rep.-elect Tony Gonzales helps GOP hold Texas border district: 'My story is the American dream'
Tony Gonzales, the newly elected Republican congressman from Texas, brings to Washington a drive to tackle border security and immigration reform -- examples of thorny issues that the Navy veteran says politicians have avoided for too long.
Stimulus Figureheads McConnell and Pelosi Under Fire, Eight Months Since Senate Passed CARES Act
A stalemate over a further relief package continues, with differing stances blocking the passage of a deal through Congress.
The $550 million megayacht concept that looks like a shark
Just weeks after unveiling an upcoming yacht concept that resembles a swan, Lazzarini Design Studio are pushing the boundaries even further with a brand new design that's shaped like a shark.
The $550 million megayacht concept that looks like a shark
Just weeks after unveiling an upcoming yacht concept that resembles a swan, Lazzarini Design Studio are pushing the boundaries even further with a brand new design that's shaped like a shark.
'Gossip Girl': Where to Watch After The Show Leaves Netflix
"Gossip Girl" is the latest big-name drama to leave Netflix, and will soon have a new streaming home on the service that has announced a reboot of the show.
Don't leave grieving relatives searching for your passwords: Here's how to organize your digital life before you die
At one time, you never worried about your email or passwords. Now you must make sure your loved ones have access to your digital assets if you die.
Lorenzo's Locks: The 3 best bets you should consider for NFL Week 12
SportsPulse: Lorenzo's back with his three best bets for Week 12 in the NFL. Make some money while you digest your Thanksgiving dinner.
The beast of the least: How each team will or won't win the NFC East
SportsPulse: It's the worst division in football. It's historically bad. But it's also the most talked about division in the game and is shaping up for a dramatic finish. We look at how each team will or won't win the NFC East.
DOJ set to execute 5 federal prisoners before Inauguration Day
With fewer than 60 days until President-elect Joe Biden takes office, the Trump administration has set an unprecedented record of scheduling the most federal inmates for execution during the last leg of a presidential term.
LaVar Ball Reveals Who He Thinks Will Surpass Michael Jordan—and it's Not LeBron James
Ball claimed Jordan remains the best player in NBA history, but backed his sons Lonzo and LaMelo to eclipse his achievements.
Smaller turkeys are flying off the shelves this Thanksgiving. Here's why
Those 20-plus pound turkeys made for feeding a hoard of relatives and family friends will likely be passed over for more manageable turkeys.
Op-Ed: The new Supreme Court is sending surprisingly centrist signals
In oral arguments, conservative justices have revealed a desire to find compromises that could satisfy both sides of the partisan divide.
Letters to the Editor: 'Truth decay' proves how badly our schools need better civics education
The decline of social science in schools because of the No Child Left Behind Law may have helped fuel the problem of "truth decay."
Editorial: Georgia voters can give Joe Biden a chance to lead — again
Two runoff elections could give Democrats a Senate majority.
How a $17 billion bailout fund intended for Boeing ended up in very different hands
The money, meant for businesses critical to national security, remains largely unspent almost eight months after Congress approved it.
Clea DuVall wanted to see more queer Christmas movies. With Kristen Stewart and Mackenzie Davis, she made one herself.
Stewart, who stars in Clea DuVall's "Happiest Season" alongside Davis, says aspects of the lesbian rom-com felt "so familiar to me that it’s, like, finally."
When Twitter fact-checks Trump’s tweets, it polarizes Americans even more, our research finds
Correcting this president backfires.
This couple canceled their big wedding and instead gave Thanksgiving dinners to the needy
"This just seemed like a good way to make the best of a bad situation," said Emily Bugg, who works with people with mental illness.
Your favorite fall TV shows look normal. Making them in a pandemic is anything but.
To watch scripted television in recent weeks is to believe Hollywood has steamrolled through the coronavirus pandemic. But the up-to-the-minute pandemic plotlines gild what insiders say has been a very tumultuous time.
Some think watching holiday movies feels sad this year. Others started in March.
Movies like Netflix's "The Holidate" may feel like an escape from 2020 — or bittersweet: “It’s going to hit me a little bit more than normal.”
Op-Ed: Pandemic tells the true story of the Pilgrims at Plymouth Rock
How to Reconnect Rural and Urban America
As it was in 2016, so it is again in 2020: A central axis of national-election results is the rural-urban…
Letters to the Editor: Why the left should read pro-Trump views
Readers respond to The Times' full page of pro-Trump letters and the follow-up page of responses. Most express appreciation for the paper's efforts.
All of Washington’s Thanksgiving games against the Cowboys, ranked
The NFC East lead will be on the line when the 3-7 rivals meet for the 10th time on Turkey Day.
With ballots behind it, the Postal Service is tackling letters to Santa
The mail agency will digitize letters and gift wish lists sent to Kriss Kringle so “elves” can send presents to children and families.
Editorial: Pooled COVID-19 testing could help reopen schools safely
Pooled COVID testing — testing several people at once with one lab sample — holds a lot of promise for certain situations and could drastically reduce the cost and strain on facilities involved in individual testing.
Editorial: Black women got Biden elected. Of course they did
Black women flexed their muscle and got Biden elected. It was an exercise in hope and political determination. It paid off.
Editorial: Oregon voted to end the war on drugs. California should watch and learn
Oregon is the first state to eliminate simple drug possession as a crime and to adopt the policy that drug treatment should be voluntary.
How Can Congress Prepare for the Next Global Crisis? Create A 'Science Readiness Reserve,' IBM Says
In a letter sent to congressional lawmakers, the technology company urged Congress to establish a group of scientists and private sector resources to use artificial intelligence and other technologies to combat future calamities.
Christian Serratos Feels the 'Pressure' of Portraying of Fallen Tejano Music Icon Selena in Netflix Series
"She has always kind of been present. Of course, it has a lot to do with her being robbed from us," Christian Serratos, who portrays Selena in Netflix's 'Selena: The Series,' told Newsweek."
'Never Trumpers' Admit Trump Has Taken Over GOP, But They're Staying To Fight
"I'm a Republican for as long as I'm a Republican and Donald Trump will never represent anything I believe in or stand for as a Republican," former GOP chair Michael Steele told Newsweek. "Because he's not a Republican. He's not a conservative."
'Some Monuments Really Should Be Torn Down,' Says WWII Historian Keith Lowe
"it's not the people of yesteryear who have to live with these statues. Monuments are given pride of place in our public spaces, so we really need to weigh up what's more important to us: the memory of who we once were or the celebration of who we are now."
Love for the Flag Explains the Iwo Jima Memorial's Power—and Whether We Should Topple Other Monuments
On the anniversary of Pearl Harbor, can understanding differing perspectives on the American flag at the Iwo Jima memorial help us understand the legacy of other statues—and whether they should still stand?
Robert Jeffress: Americans need Thanksgiving – founders knew the value of this moment
From the outset, our nation has aspired to be great but it hasn’t ever been perfect. Washington encouraged all Americans to acknowledge this.
How the Biden Administration can Respond to China's Influence in Africa | Opinion
In the long term, Washington would be better served by addressing African priorities than by trying to counter China at every turn.
Letters to the Editor: Vaccinate middle-age Americans against COVID-19 first
Seniors can already avoid many risky activities. Therefore, middle-age workers should be vaccinated against COVID-19 first.
‘The Queen’s Gambit,’ a period drama that erases sexism from 1960, is the best fantasy show of the year
Historical fiction? Nah.
Biden’s national security rollout doesn’t include a Pentagon pick
Former Obama official Michèle Flournoy, often mentioned as Biden’s most likely choice, said to remain in the running.
Dear Care and Feeding: My Mother-in-Law Is Trying to Steal My Children
Parenting advice on possessive MILs, picky tweens, and home-school fails.
As a fast-paced caper, ‘The Flight Attendant’ soars. As a story about alcoholism, well, there’s turbulence.
Kaley Cuoco shines in HBO Max’s rollicking “The Flight Attendant,” based on Chris Bohjalian’s novel.
Some good news ahead of Thanksgiving
And Joe Biden eyes New Mexico's governor and Obama's surgeon general to lead HHS.
Family Saves Puppy From Seven-Foot Python's Jaws: 'Like Something From a Horror Movie'
The snake was wrapped around the dog's stomach and neck, and latched onto its face.
Kamala Harris Struck the Almost Impossible Balance Between Masculinity and Femininity
Americans demand that all politicians demonstrate competence, and that female politicians also demonstrate warmth. Harris managed both.
Remembering David Dinkins, First Black Mayor of N.Y.C.
Prominent leaders said he was a somewhat reluctant trailblazer who took office at a difficult period of fiscal crisis and racial tension.