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S.D. tribes say they're 'trapped in a house on fire' fighting Covid while governor lets it rage
Wed, 25 Nov 2020 11:00:00 GMT
"It's like we're trapped in a house on fire and we're doing our best to put it out," a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe said.
Pennsylvania high court nixes mail-in ballot challenge
Sun, 29 Nov 2020 00:57:00 GMT
The plaintiffs lacked "due diligence" in a claim that could have disenfranchised millions of voters, the state Supreme Court said.
Biden was pilloried for his criminal justice record. During his presidency, advocates expect change.
Fri, 27 Nov 2020 13:58:00 GMT
"The only thing that he has to go in and do is continue to capitalize off of the momentum,” one advocate for criminal justice reform said.
After rare protest in Cuba, artists say the government agrees to future talks
Sat, 28 Nov 2020 23:00:00 GMT
Protests and meetings between government officials and people who dissent are rare in communist-run Cuba.
Iran's supreme leader vows retaliation for assassination of leading scientist
Sat, 28 Nov 2020 14:05:00 GMT
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Iran would continue the "scientific and technological" work of scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.
Vanderbilt University senior Sarah Fuller makes college football history as kicker
Sat, 28 Nov 2020 19:42:00 GMT
"I represent the little girls out there who wanted to do this or have thought about playing football or any sport, really," she said after the game.
Tony Hsieh, retired Zappos CEO, dies at 46
Sat, 28 Nov 2020 14:45:13 GMT
Hsieh recently retired from Zappos after 20 years leading the company.
New York City's first Black mayor David Dinkins remembered as 'a warrior' in Harlem tribute
Sat, 28 Nov 2020 19:31:33 GMT
Dinkins "knew how to fight without picking up a gun. His words were his bullets and we must learn from that today," said New York Assemblywoman Inez Dickens.
Pennsylvania high court nixes mail-in ballot challenge
Sun, 29 Nov 2020 00:57:00 GMT
The plaintiffs lacked "due diligence" in a claim that could have disenfranchised millions of voters, the state Supreme Court said.
Protesters clash with police at Paris protest against police violence
Sun, 29 Nov 2020 00:13:00 GMT
A majority of thousands of demonstrators marched peacefully against a bill that would make it a crime to circulate images of officers in certain circumstances.
After rare protest in Cuba, artists say the government agrees to future talks
Sat, 28 Nov 2020 23:00:00 GMT
Protests and meetings between government officials and people who dissent are rare in communist-run Cuba.
New York City's first Black mayor David Dinkins remembered as 'a warrior' in Harlem tribute
Sat, 28 Nov 2020 19:31:33 GMT
Dinkins "knew how to fight without picking up a gun. His words were his bullets and we must learn from that today," said New York Assemblywoman Inez Dickens.
NFL orders all facilities to close next Monday and Tuesday
Sat, 28 Nov 2020 04:32:48 GMT
In anticipation of the expected spike in COVID-19 cases after Thanksgiving weekend, the NFL has issued a mandate for next week: All facilities will close on Monday and Tuesday.
New Jersey officials issue new plea for information in 2001 murder of Michelle Howard
Sat, 28 Nov 2020 04:14:51 GMT
Michelle Howard, 32, was last seen by her family on November 24, 2001 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. On November 26, her body was found lying on the side of the road on Estelle Avenue, in Mizpah, New Jersey. She was unclothed with the exception of a white bra. Her cause of death was determined to be asphyxia associated with aspiration of gastric contents, multiple blunt force injuries of the head, neck and torso. It was ruled a homicide, but there are no suspects at this time. The Atlantic County
Los Angeles County adopts new stay-at-home order as Covid-19 cases rise
Sat, 28 Nov 2020 01:43:00 GMT
The restrictions set to take effect Monday will ban most public and private gatherings.
Fire weather prompts California power outages
Sat, 28 Nov 2020 00:18:00 GMT
Utility Southern California Edison said nearly 50,000 of its customers could go dark as a prevention measure.
Appeals court deals Trump-Giuliani Pennsylvania lawsuit yet another blow
Fri, 27 Nov 2020 19:22:00 GMT
"Calling an election unfair does not make it so," the three-judge panel said.
U.S. air travel hit post-March peak on day before Thanksgiving
Fri, 27 Nov 2020 17:13:00 GMT
The 1.1 million travelers on Wednesday was the most passengers screened by the TSA since March 16, when 1.25 million passengers crossed its checkpoints.
Thanksgiving Day online sales hit record $5.1 billion, Adobe says
Fri, 27 Nov 2020 15:46:00 GMT
Like just about every aspect of 2020, the coronavirus pandemic has shaken up the dynamics for holiday shopping.
Checkmate! The chess business is suddenly booming
Sat, 28 Nov 2020 14:24:00 GMT
November sales are three times last year's levels, one chess store owner said.

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