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The Democratic coalition will be tested in the Virginia governor's race

Virginia has trended Democratic as it's gotten more diverse. But this year's race for governor seems set to be close. That's in large part because Democrats are fighting apathy among their base.
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Obsessed Man Kills Co-Worker Who Refused to Date Him, Cops Say
YouTubeA Florida man who harbored a romantic obsession with a female co-worker now faces murder charges after he allegedly showed up at the woman’s home and stabbed her to death before ripping off his shirt and stabbing himself, authorities said.Delfina Pan, a 28-year-old aspiring designer, was found dead in Miami Beach on Monday night after her shift at the Kansas Bar and Grill where she worked with Agustin Lucas Mariani, the 20-year-old bartender now accused of second-degree murder in connection with her slaying.Responding officers arrived outside of Pan’s apartment at around 6:30 p.m. to find Mariani, bloodied from a self-inflicted stab wound to the torso, lying on top of his co-worker’s body, according to an arrest report obtained by the Miami Herald.Read more at The Daily Beast.Got a tip? Send it to The Daily Beast here
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Lamine Diack, disgraced onetime leader of international track body, dies at 88
He led the powerful IAAF but was linked to bribery scandals involving doping and the awarding of Olympic sites.
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Steve Forbes rips disappointing November jobs report: 'Government is the problem'
Forbes Media chairman argues the Biden administration's "artificial barriers" are preventing the economy from recovering after U.S. hiring stumbles in November.
Police says more needs to be done to stop racing
Dem pollster circulates 'wake-up call' memo after Virginia defeat
A memo sent out by a Democratic pollster following Glenn Youngkin’s victory in the Virginia gubernatorial race warns Democrats that the party “has a problem” heading into the 2022 midterms and 2024 presidential election.
Ex-con busted in NYC attack days after being cut free on felony assault charge
An ex-con with more than 40 prior arrests was recently busted for a hate crime attack on the subway — just days after being cut loose in a felony assault case.
Kyle Rittenhouse focusing on 'moving on with my life,' attending ASU
Kyle Rittenhouse told a virtual audience Friday that his biggest priority right now is attending college and moving forward with his life.
Judge Sends Man Charged in Killing of 10 at Colorado Supermarket to Mental Hospital
Four doctors deemed the accused Boulder King Soopers shooter, Ahwad Al Aliwi Alissa, not mentally competent to handle court proceedings.
Granddaughter becomes one of the stars of Nebraska volleyball team
Firefighters deliver letters to Santa At Macy's
BB gun taken from 6th grader at East Toledo school
Non-profit aims to give 2nd chance to ex inmates
19-year-old dead after falling from balcony
Oklahoma Natural Gas customers to see higher bills
Justice's adoption questioning draws controversy at Supreme Court abortion hearing
The Supreme Court heard arguments on a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy.
Gov. DeSantis 'Florida State Guard' proposal prompts alarm from critics
Left-leaning politicians and pundits expressed alarm Friday after Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis proposed the creation of a “State Guard,” a civilian military force that he would control to assist with what his office described as “state-specific emergencies.”
Conservative lawyer Eastman says he will defy subpoena from January 6 committee
John Eastman, a conservative Lawyer who helped crafted a questionable legal theory that former Vice President Mike Pence had the constitutional authority to interrupt the certification of the 2020 presidential election results, has informed the January 6 committee that he plans to defy a subpoena from the panel.
Stream It Or Skip It: ‘More the Merrier’ On Netflix, A Raunchy Spanish Comedy That Takes Place At A Sex Club
It's a night of sex and self-discovery for this group of wildly different people.
GoFundMe shuts down fundraisers for man convicted in Ahmaud Arbery murder
The crowdfunding platform GoFundMe deleted three fundraisers for William "Roddie" Bryan, 52, from its site.
Man Accused of Simultaneously Working as Principal of Two Schools Located 400 Miles Apart
For a 17-week period, Michael Redmond worked in-person as a principal in Rhode Island—while remaining employed as an assistant principal in Washington, D.C.
Cash and jewelry taken in Del Amo Swap Meet smash-and-grab robbery
Video provided to The Times shows the thieves making off with goods amid broken glass and blaring alarms.
See Adele before and after 'Power of Makeup' makeover
British superstar Adele sat down with beauty vlogger Nikkie de Jager for a tell-all "Power of Makeup" session.
Alia Shawkat always ‘assumed’ Desi Arnaz cheated on Lucille Ball
"She married a Cuban," Shawkat said before clarifying she wasn't saying that all Cuban men are incapable of fidelity, adding, "At that time, I think most husbands cheated on their wives."
Lewis Hamilton's F1 Team Apologizes to Grenfell Tower Fire Victims for Sponsorship Ties
Mercedes-AMG Petronas CEO Toto Wolff apologized for emotional harm caused to victims of the 2017 fire after a recent sponsorship announcement drew criticism.
CNN reporter: Is 'Die Hard' really a Christmas movie?
Is "Die Hard" really a Christmas movie? Is "Love Actually" actually any good? Have you ever seen "Jingle Jangle"? CNN's "Pop Off" hosts weigh in on their favorite holiday films of the season. Subscribe to Lisa's "Pop Life Chronicles" newsletter here.
Manhunt underway for Michigan school shooting suspect's parents
Celebrities rally around Alec Baldwin while the public criticizes him following tell-all 'Rust' interview
Celebrities showed their support for actor Alec Baldwin following his first sit-down interview about the fatal shooting on the set of "Rust." Despite Hollywood support, Baldwin was criticized by the public for doing the interview.
Stephen Colbert declares 'we don't live in a democracy' as right-leaning SCOTUS considers abortion case
'The Late Show' host sounded the alarm on the future of Roe v. Wade
November 2021 Jobs Report: A Gain of 210,000
Employers reported adding 210,000 jobs, the year’s weakest showing, but there were also bright spots. The mixed picture complicated policy prospects.
South Africa Covid-19 cases have quadrupled since Tuesday, with Omicron fueling the surge
South Africa's Covid-19 cases have nearly quadrupled in the last four days, underscoring concerns around how contagious the new coronavirus Omicron variant might be as the country enters its fourth wave of the pandemic.
Loudoun County schools charge mom $36,000 to respond to open records request on ‘sexual assault,’ ‘rape’
A parent filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the Loudon County Public School District when administrators charged $36,000 to retrieve records related to possible sexual assaults.
Man sentenced to nearly 7 years for attacking Black man with knife was repeat hate crime offender
A repeat hate crime offender was sentenced to nearly seven years in federal prison for an unprovoked knife attack against a Black man in California, the Justice Department announced Friday.
Alec Baldwin 'Rust' Shooting Interview Unwise, But Likely Not Harmful, Experts Say
Legal experts tell "Newsweek" the interview may not have served the star well, though they also said it likely didn't hurt him from a legal standpoint.
‘Bachelorette’ stars Katie Thurston and John Hersey make red carpet debut
"When it's suddenly snowing in San Diego and your whole mood changes," Thurston wrote on Instagram alongside a pic of the pair kissing on the red carpet.
'100 Confirmed Cases in the World': Boy Diagnosed With Rare Uncombable Hair Syndrome
14-month-old Locklan Samples was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder over the summer. Now his parents are bringing awareness to UHS.
14 arrested for LA smash-and-grab robberies all released on zero-bail policies
Over a dozen suspects tied to the spate of nearly a dozen smash-and-grab robberies in Los Angeles were busted but then quickly released due to zero-bail policies.
Asylum-seekers react to restart of Trump policy
Migrants stranded on the Mexican side of the US-Mexico border reacted to an announcement from the US government to reinstate a policy requiring them to stay in Mexico as they await immigration hearings (Dec. 3)
The feds must act to recover the billions in COVID aid foreign fraudsters stole
These gangsters plundered hundreds of billions in public funds that were supposed to assist Americans in their hour of need. Now it’s time to make them pay the price — and show the world that the American people will not stand for being bilked.
Wisconsin Gov. Evers vetoes bill compelling care for babies born after failed abortion, other pro-life bills
The Democratic governor of Wisconsin struck down a suite of pro-life bills passed by the GOP-controlled state legislature, promising to do the same for any anti-abortion bills in the future.
Maryland fans will celebrate Mark Turgeon’s departure. So will Mark Turgeon.
With their uneasy partnership over, Maryland fans and Mark Turgeon can finally exhale.
Former deputy arraigned on murder charges
The Ohio sheriff's deputy who shot Casey Goodson Jr. in the back five times pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of murder and reckless homicide almost one year after the killing of Goodson. A judge set bond for Jason Meade at $250,000. (Dec. 3)
Mexico Seeing Spike in Asylum Applications as Migrants Seek Alternative to Settling in U.S.
The new plan from Mexico will move migrants across the country to other states and allow them to work legally for a year under a humanitarian visa.
Migrant Rights Groups Fear Kidnappings, Extortions in Renewed 'Remain in Mexico' Program
"We've accounted for numerous cases of kidnapping and extortion, of physical assault, sexual assaults, violence," Marisa Limón Garza, deputy director of the Hope Border Institute, told Newsweek of the conditions people face under the Remain in Mexico policy.
Nevada Supreme Court Rules Gunmakers Not Liable for Las Vegas Concert Shooting
A Nevada law protects the gun manufacturers from culpability unless one of their firearms malfunctions.
Coloradoans Wearing Tank Tops and Shorts in December Wonder Where the Cold and Snow Are
Temperatures in Colorado and the western U.S. have set record highs this year, with experts worrying about the environmental and economic impacts.
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Who Is Shannon Smith? Larry Nassar's Attorney Reps Alleged Oxford Shooter's Parents
The parents of the teen accused of killing four fellow students went missing hours after they were charged with four counts of involuntary manslaughter.