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Covid-19 is a 'split screen' scenario heading into 2021. Here's how the news media should cover it
A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter.
Trump attorney issues call for violence against truth-telling former election cybersecurity official
An attorney for the Trump campaign on Monday issued a call for violence against Chris Krebs, a former cybersecurity official who was unceremoniously ousted from his post by President Donald Trump after he rejected the President's unfounded claims of widespread voter fraud.
Celebs mingle without masks at birthday party for Lil Wayne's daughter
Several celebrities attended a birthday bash for actress Reginae Carter on Sunday night at an Atlanta nightclub.
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Trump still has power to make policy. Watch what he does
Another key state -- Arizona -- certified its election results on Monday. And Wisconsin did too, after a recount requested by Republicans wound up affirming Joe Biden's victory there. Yet President Donald Trump is in a state of suspended animation, pushing conspiracy theories about his loss as the world moves on without him.
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'Urgent actions' needed in US government response to pandemic, watchdog says
The federal government must take "urgent actions" in its response to the coronavirus pandemic, a new report from the US Government Accountability Office finds.
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Biden's genius move
His selection of Janet Yellen -- a labor economist, studying factors affecting unemployment and wages -- as nominee for Treasury Secretary, manages the nearly impossible feat of threading the needle between Democrats and Republicans, progressives and centrists, Wall Street and Main Street, writes Frida Ghitis.
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Biden transition braces for tough Senate confirmation for Neera Tanden
Joe Biden's transition team is bracing for a tough Senate confirmation battle for the President-elect's nominee to lead the Office of Management and Budget, who is already facing fierce opposition from Senate Republicans.
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Ravens and Steelers will try again Wednesday after postponements
The NFL has yet again postponed the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers game, with the rivals set to play now on Wednesday afternoon.
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Pentagon shake-up continues as another top official departs
The top official leading the Pentagon's Defeat-ISIS Task Force resigned Monday, becoming the latest senior official to be fired or asked to resign in recent days, part of a White House-directed post-election purge that saw some of the senior-most Defense Department civilians ousted in a matter of days.
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December 1, 2020
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Callie Brownson of the Cleveland Browns is the first female position coach in an NFL game
Callie Brownson, the chief of staff for the Cleveland Browns, became the first woman to be a position coach for an NFL team in Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
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Fed chair calls the economic recovery 'extraordinarily uncertain'
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the outlook for the United States economy is "extraordinarily uncertain" as the rise in Covid-19 cases continues to take an economic toll on the country.
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When can I get a coronavirus vaccine?
When can people plan on getting a coronavirus vaccine? For most people, the answer is: Not soon.
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Georgia reports more than 940,000 absentee ballot requests for Senate runoff
More than 940,000 mail-in ballots have been requested in Georgia for the January 5 runoff election that will decide which party controls the Senate, Gabriel Sterling, the state's voting systems implementation manager, said Monday.
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This conservative outlet just crushed Donald Trump's election claims
When you think of conservatism in America, you think of the National Review. Founded in the mid-1950s by William F. Buckley Jr., the publication has been a bulwark of conservative thought for almost the entirety of one Donald J. Trump's life.
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The Black battalion that rescued Tony Blinken's stepfather
It is, perhaps, one of the great ironies of history that a resourceful Jewish boy fleeing for his life in Poland was carried to freedom by a Black man in the storied 761st tank unit, fighting in a racially segregated army for a country that accorded the soldier little freedom at home, writes Stephen Holmes.
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Wisconsin finalizes Biden's victory after partial recount
The Wisconsin Elections Commission finalized the state's presidential results on Monday, affirming President-elect Joe Biden's victory after a recount in Wisconsin's two most populous counties.
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Biden's delay in picking a defense secretary opens top contenders to uncomfortable scrutiny
President-elect Joe Biden enters the month of December with a question still looming over one of the most critical decisions in his Cabinet: Who will he nominate to be Secretary of Defense?
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Navy to de-commission and scrap warship USS Bonhomme Richard after major fire
The US Navy has decided to de-commission and scrap the USS Bonhomme Richard after a damage assessment found that restoring the ship would cost billions of dollars.
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A nurse is suspended after her TikTok bragging about breaking Covid-19 rules goes viral
While many health care workers have used social media to show Americans the harsh effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, one Oregon nurse is in trouble for doing the opposite.
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The best Nordstrom sales this Cyber Monday
There are great Cyber Monday savings at Nordstrom, including deals on comfy Uggs, the adidas Stan Smith sneaker, and an all-time Underscored favorite: the Spanx Faux Leather Leggings.
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Tuesday night NFL game in limbo as Baltimore Ravens await Covid-19 test results
The Ravens are currently slated to play the Pittsburgh Steelers on Tuesday night.
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Topshop owner Arcadia files for bankruptcy
UK retailer Arcadia is seeking protection from creditors as it scrambles to save 13,000 jobs and brands such as Topshop after clothing sales collapsed during the pandemic.
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11 unprovoked attacks in one month have rocked a Massachusetts city
As of last week, there have been 11 unprovoked assaults recorded in the city, police said. The victims were all attacked with a blunt object by an unknown assailant after dark.
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Fact-checking Trump's falsehood-filled weekend
President Donald Trump was relatively quiet over the Thanksgiving holiday. But by Friday he was back to lighting up Twitter with a range of false claims about the 2020 presidential election. From Friday evening to Sunday evening, Trump tweeted and retweeted more than a dozen claims of election fraud, 14 of which were flagged by Twitter as disputed or misleading.
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Judge postpones Rudy Giuliani associates' trial because of backlog from Covid-19
A federal judge postponed the trial for Rudy Giuliani associates Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman citing the backlog of criminal trials as courts grapple with the coronavirus pandemic.
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What sort of immigration policies will Trump try to cram in? Families are anxious and looking to Biden
Cristina Jiménez Moreta writes that for mixed-status immigrant families like her own, this post-election period is a time of growing anxiety and fear about what else Donald Trump may do to harm immigrants before he leaves the White House, so Joe Biden needs to be more vocal about his immigration plans to help counter the fear.
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Fighting Anti-Semitism online requires a global effort
Social media companies have not properly addressed the virulent anti-Semitism that exists on their platforms, writes members of the Inter-Parliamentary Task Force to Combat Online Antisemitism -- a bipartisan group of elected officials from all over the world who've joined together to hold companies accountable for combating anti-Semitism online.
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Baltimore County Public Schools are closed again due to ongoing investigation into a cyberattack
A ransomware attack has Baltimore County Public Schools closed to students again, after the issue forced a cancellation last week.
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Kim Kardashian West urges stop to execution of death row inmate who killed 2 when he was 18
Kim Kardashian West put her considerable influence behind a push to stop the impending execution of a man who killed two people when he was 18 and has been on death row for 20 years.
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