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The Supreme Court Faces a Huge Test on Libel Law

Two of the justices want to revisit a landmark decision for free expression. They may soon get the chance.
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Man Dubbed 'I-4 Bandit' Charged in Florida Holdup Months After Prison Release
Months after being released from prison for several 1990s bank robberies in Florida, David Ratcliff was arrested Tuesday, accused in a holdup.
Nils Lundkvist is well-prepared to earn Rangers’ trust
Nils Lundkvist has handled the mental challenge of fluctuating in and out of the Rangers lineup with poise,
Nets happy with development of emerging rookie Cam Thomas
The Nets don’t want to rush rookie Cam Thomas, don’t want to push him to help fill the void left by first Kyrie Irving and now Joe Harris.
Gutfeld: 'It's going to be a war' between armed citizens and criminals
"The Five" dissected the consequences of abolishing cash bail on Tuesday.
Climate change worsens atmospheric rivers
The Northwest has been repeatedly hit by rainstorms this fall, causing major flooding and damage. The deluges are from atmospheric rivers, or huge plumes of moisture extending from over the Pacific. Climate change is intensifying such storms. (Nov. 30)
Chris Cuomo forfeited his trust with viewers — CNN needs to fire him
The idea that Chris Cuomo could remain a fair and objective CNN commentator while his politically ambitious brother, Andrew, was governor never had much credibility. But the material Attorney General Letitia James released this week documenting Chris’ role in his brother’s affairs should remove any doubt: CNN’s decision Tuesday to suspend Chris was a good...
Pete Buttigieg is Team Biden’s latest Marie Antoinette
The former mayor of South Bend, Ind., on Sunday claimed that more Americans should purchase electric vehicles so they would “never have to worry about gas prices again.”
Man accused of discharging gun in airport turns himself in to police
Kenny Wells, accused of discharging a gun in the Atlanta airport, turned himself in to Clayton County jail on Tuesday.
85-Year-Old Man Who Drove Over and Killed Romantic Rival Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison
Johnny Westbrook pleaded guilty before Judge Ellen Torregrossa-O'Connor to aggravated manslaughter to a hit-and-run that occurred three years ago.
Knicks benching Kemba Walker should be message to Evan Fournier
As a summer assignment, the Knicks were busy bringing the dog days of August to life. They threw a party on the Garden floor to celebrate the two newcomers who would change everything, Kemba Walker and Evan Fournier, free agents hired at a cost approaching $100 million. They shared a stage and were given equal...
As Alexandria looks to revamp the Torpedo Factory, artists fear they will be kicked out
The 102-year-old building is home to working studio space for dozens of artists. But the city-owned building is in dire need of repairs, and officials want to fund renovations and bring in more local visitors.
Red States Are Now Paying Unemployment Benefits to Anti-Vaxxers Who Quit Their Jobs
Republican governors have decided to coddle vaccine refusers, even as they cut benefits for everyone else.
Crush of last-minute applications crashes UC, Cal State computers; deadlines are extended
Students have one more day to file their applications after widespread system crashes.
Illegal immigrant posed as rideshare driver and recorded sex abuse of unconscious woman, police say
An illegal immigrant posed as a rideshare driver and videotaped himself sexually abusing unconscious women in a pattern of predatory behavior, New York authorities said Tuesday.
Florida 14-year-old killed in unsolved 'deliberate act,' police say
The mysterious unsolved killing of a Florida 14-year-old in Palm Beach Gardens rattled residents and attracted assistance from neighboring law enforcement agencies as investigators look for clues.
Inside the stolen art trade of the Upper East Side
Museums, galleries and private owners are facing intense scrutiny of their prized collections. Here's a look at the stolen loot recovered from some of NYC's toniest addresses.
Big 12 gets title game without Texas or OU before they leave
The Big 12 doesn't have to wait until Oklahoma and Texas are gone to experience something that hasn't happened for a long time — a championship game without either of those teams.
Lakers’ LeBron James enters COVID-19 protocols
Lakers forward LeBron James has entered the NBA's COVID-19 health and safety protocols and will miss Tuesday night's road game against the Sacramento Kings.
Lakers' LeBron James placed in NBA's COVID-19 health and safety protocols, could miss several games
LeBron James, who has missed half the Lakers' games so far this season, is out again after landing in the NBA's COVID-19 health and safety protocols.
We condemn from afar but where's the empathy when it comes to abortion?
Ask anyone who knows me, I love, love, love babies. Yet I also recognize not everyone should give birth or be a parent.
A Max Scherzer-Jacob deGrom duo could be unlike anything Mets have seen
The ethos of Mets fans was on full display across the past few weeks: Always hope for the best, always expect the worst.
Gutfeld on Chris Cuomo: As long as Joy Reid is employed, no one should ever be fired
Greg Gutfeld comments on the controversy surrounding Chris Cuomo amid new details released by New York Attorney General Latisha James' office.
Michigan moves to No. 2 in College Football Playoff rankings; Georgia, Alabama, Cincinnati round out top four
Michigan's upset of Ohio State and Alabama's close defeat of Auburn led to major changes at the top of the College Football Playoff rankings.
Salvation Army pulls controversial racism guide amid public outcry
The Salvation Army has removed a document from its website called “Let’s Talk About Race” after intense criticism over the racially charged language instructing white people and Christians to “evaluate” racist attitudes and practices.
Twitter's Jack Dorsey has quit as CEO and now censorship on social media will likely get even worse
Independent thinkers beware: censorship on social media is likely to get even worse.
Illegal drug trade thrives on social media
A CBS News investigation found that the sale of illegal drugs is booming on social media, making access easier for teenagers. Tom Hanson reports.
Biden haters greet president in Minnesota with ‘FJB’ and ‘You Suck’ signs
President Joe Biden received an ugly welcome in the Land of 10,000 Lakes Tuesday when his motorcade passed dozens of protesters who held vulgar signs dissing the commander-in-chief.
'Rust' Weapons Expert Says 'Reloaded Rounds' May Have Mixed With Blanks
The expert, Seth Kenney, told detectives that he may have received live rounds that looked similar to the blanks he provided to the production.
Climate change is affecting when one species gives birth, scientists say
Scientists are continuing to discover ways in which climate change is already affecting animal species around the world.
FDA panel narrowly backs COVID-19 pill from Merck
A panel of U.S. health advisers narrowly backed a closely watched COVID-19 pill from Merck. The FDA panel voted 13-10 that the antiviral drug's benefits outweigh its risks, including potential birth defects if used during pregnancy. (Dec. 1)
Andrew Cuomo consultant shared rumors about him ‘sleeping with people he works with’
A political consultant working for then-Gov. Andrew Cuomo texted a group of his aides and advisers about rumors he'd "been sleeping with people he works with for decades."
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December 1, 2021
Missing New Jersey couple found dead near home in Pine Barrens
The bodies of a missing New Jersey couple were found Tuesday in a remote area near their home in the Pine Barrens -- and authorities said they do not suspect foul play in their deaths.
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Today's topics include the omicron variant of Covid, the conclusion of hurricane season, advice for holiday shopping, and a controversial Christmas tree.
WHO says people who are above 60 and unvaccinated should postpone travel
WHO named Omicron a variant of concern on Friday, and 56 countries issued travel restrictions in the following days.
'This is every parent's worst nightmare': Michigan governor responds to shooting
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer reacts to a shooting at Oxford High School in Oakland County that left at least three people dead and eight people injured.
CNN suspends Chris Cuomo indefinitely over his role in his brother's defense
CNN said new documents "raise serious questions" about the anchor's role in trying to help his brother, former N.Y. governor Andrew Cuomo, respond to sexual misconduct allegations.
How worried should we be about Omicron, the new coronavirus variant?
Since South African authorities announced the arrival of a new coronavirus variant that contains an unusually large number of mutations, countries around the world have mobilized by putting into place travel restrictions and precautionary measures.
College Football Playoff Rankings Released 11/30/2021: Georgia Still No. 1
The Cincinnati Bearcats remain in the top 4 for a playoff spot with one weekend of regular season to go.
After 'Rust' shooting, investigators search Albuquerque weapons provider
The Santa Fe County Sheriff's office released new documents Tuesday that shed more light on how live ammunition may have gotten on the set of the Alec Baldwin western movie "Rust."
Lakers star LeBron James to miss game tonight after entering COVID-19 health protocols
LeBron James has entered the NBA's COVID-19 health and safety protocols and will miss the Lakers' game tonight against the Kings in Sacramento.
No matter how Supreme Court rules on abortion, the ‘viability’ rule is arbitrary — but so are the alternatives
For nearly half a century, the Supreme Court has said the Constitution prohibits states from banning abortion before “viability,” the point at which a fetus can survive outside the womb. This week Mississippi, defending its ban on abortions after 15 weeks of gestation, urged the justices to abandon that longstanding rule, which it says never made much...
Republican Recriminations Point to a Rocky Path to a House Majority
Simmering tensions between the far-right flank and more traditional conservatives burst into the open on Tuesday, while Republican leaders stayed silent.
The hot-button issues that will shape impending MLB shutdown
It’s about time to pay the tax on one heck of a Hot Stove League week.
Award-Winning Theatrical Team Lynn Nottage, Kate Whoriskey Discuss Their Successes
Nottage and Whoriskey have combined to make some of the best plays in recent history, but the union had a rather unorthodox beginning.
Prepare for a post-Roe v. Wade reality
The Supreme Court has a hearing over a Mississippi abortion law Wednesday, and the 6-3 conservative majority seems primed for action. Either by overturning Roe v. Wade or scaling it back, the court could make it much easier for states to ban or more seriously restrict abortion rights.
Kid Shot 18 Times Is Latest Victim in Philly’s Murder Wave
Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/GettyThe two gunmen stepped from a car as 14-year-old Samir Jefferson was waiting to catch a Philadelphia city bus home from Thomas Edison High School just before 3:30 p.m. on Monday.The gunmen began firing and Jefferson fled alongside a Rite Aid store on Wyoming Avenue. The gunmen continued blazing away as they gave chase. Police would later use bits of adhesive tape to mark a line of a dozen bullet gouges in the bricks. Evidence markers numbered 1-35 would be placed by the shell casings that littered the street.Jefferson collapsed 200 feet away with 18 wounds. He became the third gunshot victim in two days to be pronounced dead at Temple University Hospital.Read more at The Daily Beast.Got a tip? Send it to The Daily Beast here
Biden administration considering requiring stricter coronavirus testing for everyone traveling to US
Top US government officials are considering requiring everyone who enters the US to be tested for Covid-19 the day before their flight and having all travelers -- including US citizens and permanent residents -- be tested again after returning home, regardless of vaccination status, sources familiar with the thinking have told CNN.