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Stephen Breyer Says Clarence Thomas Asking More Questions Is a 'Plus for Everybody'

The liberal justice again defended the Supreme Court against claims that it makes decisions based on political motivations.
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Opinion: Los Angeles Rams need Odell Beckham Jr. to prove himself once again
It's still possible that the Los Angeles Rams can get the desired big impact from midseason acquisition and wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.
Reparations call is a moral reckoning white Americans can no longer delay
The history of Black oppression, its relevance and the need for atonement have to be recognized by every white person in America.
Rachael Ostovich: Paige VanZant and I 'definitely have a lot of respect for each other'
Rachael Ostovich would be down for a trilogy with Paige VanZant if the money is right, but she's not counting on it – at least not right now.       Related StoriesRachael Ostovich: Paige VanZant and I 'definitely have a lot of respect for each other' - EnclosureMike Perry: 'The sky is the limit' after 'deserved' win at Triller Triad CombatMike Perry: 'The sky is the limit' after 'deserved' win at Triller Triad Combat - Enclosure
For Kirsten Dunst, 'Power of the Dog' was an opportunity to 'let it all hang out'
Kirsten Dunst discusses her dream of working with Jane Campion, acting opposite her partner Jesse Plemons and surviving depression.
Poll: Lifestyle main factor in determining longevity, Americans say
But most would not want to live forever if they could.
Most people think society doesn't pay enough attention to older people
Americans overwhelmingly think wisdom comes with age, both for themselves and for people generally.
Question looms over Vanessa Bryant lawsuit against Los Angeles County: What does she want?
The widow of Kobe Bryant is no ordinary plaintiff and might not be interested in money to settle her lawsuit over crash-site photos.
Plaschke: Mater Dei must make changes after video exposes football program culture of hazing
It's difficult to understand why Mater Dei coach Bruce Rollinson and principal Frances Clare still have jobs after video exposes hazing within team.
Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Elves’ On Netflix, A Danish Scarefest About Violent Elves Disturbing A Family’s Christmas Vacation
A family tries to reconnect on vacation, but secretive townspeople and violent little creatures have other ideas.
Solution to Evan Birnholz’s Nov. 28 Post Magazine crossword, “What’s Wrong With This Picture?”
Picture imperfect.
What's on TV This Week: 'The Waltons,' 'CMA Country Christmas,' Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga
TV highlights for Nov. 28-Dec. 4 include 'CMA Country Christmas,' 'Christmas in Rockefeller Center' and new TV movie 'The Waltons' Homecoming'
The federal workforce is showing vaccine mandates work. Now for the rest of America
The fastest route out of the pandemic is for everyone to roll up their sleeves.
Cache of Thousands of Ancient Roman Silver Coins Found in River
A huge find of 5,600 coins weighing 33 pounds was discovered after a waterway burst its banks.
Colts vs. Buccaneers prediction: Bet on the hot team
The Indianapolis Colts, who are 3-point underdogs, will beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.
Betting angles for NFL Week 12: Falcons have upside over Jaguars
VSiN’s NFL expert offers up a side and a total for Sunday’s card.
Michael Vick found a future on TV, but his past is still chasing
Twenty years after becoming the first Black quarterback drafted No. 1, Vick spends Sundays talking about a league now dominated by Black QBs. But he still can’t escape his role in a deadly dog-fighting ring.
The hypocrisy argument on the filibuster is itself phony
No Democrat or progressive who has flipped on the filibuster is pretending they didn’t.
Harris, Michelle Obama top Dem picks in 2024 if Biden doesn’t run: poll
Vice President Kamala Harris and former first lady Michelle Obama are the top two picks for the Democratic presidential nomination if President Biden decides not to seek re-election in 2024.
Magnitude 7.5 earthquake rocks Peru, topples centuries-old church tower
A magnitude 7.5 earthquake rocked northern Peru, collapsing a 16th-century Catholic church tower. No deaths were immediately reported.
The Rule of Six: A newly radicalized Supreme Court is poised to reshape the nation
Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. holds the reins but is no longer firmly in control of his horses. Some of his most conservative justices are champing at the bit.
Opinion: As Bryan Harsin's first season at Auburn winds down, both sides wish they could take a mulligan
Bryan Harsin's Auburn Tigers have blown three consecutive double-digit leads. None of them stung more than Saturday's 24-22 overtime loss to Alabama.
Italy confirms first case of Omicron variant
The job market is looking way better. It's still playing catch-up
More than 20 months into the pandemic, the US job market has reached a milestone. Weekly claims for unemployment benefits fell to 199,000 last week after seasonal adjustments, their lowest level since 1969. They hit a peak of 6.15 million in April 2020.
13 Omicron Cases Confirmed in Amsterdam, Israel Shuts Border
ReutersThirteen of the 61 people who tested positive for COVID-19 on two flights from South Africa to the Netherlands were infected with the super-mutated Omicron variant that is now popping up in countries all over the globe, officials revealed on Sunday.Each passenger had to either have a vaccine certificate or a negative COVID-19 test before boarding the KLM flights, meaning either the vaccines didn’t stop infection, the tests didn’t pick up the virus, or the virus wasn’t detectable at the time the tests were performed.Those who tested positive are confined to an airport hotel in Amsterdam, but the more than 550 people who flew with them were allowed to travel to their final destinations after a negative PCR test. Many of the passengers who were on KLM connecting flights received gift bags with sparkling wine and an apology for the inconvenience. Read more at The Daily Beast.Got a tip? Send it to The Daily Beast here
Birmingham is aiming to be No. 1 boys' soccer team in 2022
Birmingham returns key players in boys' soccer, while Harvard-Westlake is looking for Thompson sisters to make them girls' soccer playoff contender.
Steph Curry's in town, but leave room for Paul George in the early MVP conversation
While Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant dominate the NBA MVP discussion, the Clippers' Paul George is putting up worthy numbers and providing leadership.
Titans vs. Patriots prediction: All signs point to underdog
The Tennessee Titans, a 6.5-point underdog, will cover against the New England Patriots on Sunday.
Smash-and-grab thieves attack stores around the country, California security guard shot dead as crime rages
Smash-and-grab looters targeted stores across the country ahead of Thanksgiving and over Black Friday weekend
College football Week 13 report card: Running with reckless abandon earns highest mark
The Week 13 Report Card includes Florida's Dameon Pierce losing his helmet but not his grit, and Michigan police savagely trolling Ohio State fans.
LeBron James fined $15K for 'obscene gesture' celebration
LeBron James' celebration in the recent overtime victory against the Indiana Pacers has landed the Los Angeles Lakers forward a fine from the NBA.
Biden seen flouting mask-wearing rule at Nantucket store
President Joe Biden, who has repeatedly urged Americans to mask up, was captured flouting face-covering rules in Nantucket on Saturday.
The Omicron variant is spreading across Europe with at least 13 cases identified in the Netherlands
At least 13 people who got tested at Amsterdam Schiphol airport after traveling from South Africa on Friday have tested positive for the Omicron coronavirus variant, Dutch health authorities said on Sunday.
Jurors send a powerful message
In two cases, in Georgia and Virginia, juries spoke eloquently last week with their actions in ways that make a statement against racism and extremism. Three men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery were convicted, and a jury imposed steep financial penalties against organizers of the 2017 Charlottesville rally.
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George Kambosos Jr. stuns Teofimo Lopez to become unified lightweight champion
George Kambosos Jr. produced one of the shocks of the years as he beat Teofimo Lopez to become the unified world lightweight champion on Saturday night.
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We’re going back to the office, so what’s the greeting etiquette?
Gregory Giangrande offers advice on properly greeting coworkers while returning to the office and addressing personal hygiene issues to managers.
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US imposes travel restrictions over new Covid-19 variant
The US, European Union and other major destinations have moved to block flights from African countries following the discovery of an aggressive mutation of the Covid-19 virus. Follow for the latest news updates.
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The Book Report: Recommendations from Washington Post critic Ron Charles (November 28)
Suggested fall fiction and non-fiction titles, on topics ranging from animals to Beatles!
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Book excerpt: "The Lyrics" by Paul McCartney
The Beatle's memoir contains stories of his life, inspiration, and the music that changed the world, set against the lyrics of 154 of his most important songs.
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Book excerpt: "On Animals" by Susan Orlean
This collection of The New Yorker magazine writer's essays evokes her lifelong fascination with all creatures great and small.
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Book excerpt: "The Sentence" by Louise Erdrich
The author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "The Night Watchman" returns with a magical comedy about a bookstore, a convicted body snatcher, and a ghost.
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Book excerpt: "The Island of Missing Trees" by Elif Shafak
The Turkish-British writer-activist prevents a hauntingly beautiful novel involving a pair of young lovers – one Turkish, one Greek – who are separated by a military invasion.
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Once rare, lung transplants for COVID-19 patients are rising quickly
When it comes to receiving organ transplants, patients are not usually judged on prior behavior, but some doctors are questioning whether unvaccinated COVID patients should qualify for new lungs.
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John Roberts' long history with abortion and Roe v. Wade
Since his first job as a young lawyer in Washington, John Roberts' work has been entangled with Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that gave women a right to end a pregnancy.
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Mississippi attorney general: Overturning ‘Roe’ will return abortion policy to the people
The 1973 decision put policymaking on the right to terminate a pregnancy in the hands of the court. That choice should be made by popularly elected officials.
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Can former Scientologists take the church to court? Or are religious tribunals the only recourse?
Danny Masterson's case has refocused attention on religious arbitration, in which disputes are settled outside of courts, with little or no public scrutiny.
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Alex Jones is facing a reckoning. Let it be a warning to other conspiracy theorists.
Profiteering off tragedy is not an acceptable business model.
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Hanukkah 2021: Fighting anti-Semitism – here are 8 rays of hope
AJC's newest annual report on anti-Semitism revealed that, in the last 12 months, 24% of American Jews were targeted by anti-Semitism and 41% of U.S. adults have witnessed an anti-Semitic incident.
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For this restaurant owner, L.A.'s vaccine mandate means bracing herself to tell customers 'no'
Come Monday, Los Angeles' vaccine mandate will compel Milbet Del Cid to ask people for proof of vaccination. She can enforce the law or violate it.
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