Third Georgia congressman tests positive for…

U.S. Rep. Austin Scott of Georgia has tested positive for COVID-19

Senator: There Is 'Zero Chance' of Confirming…

President-elect Joe Biden confirmed Monday that he plans to nominate Neera Tanden to lead the influential Office of Management and Budget in his administration—but she faces strong opposition from both Republicans and progressives. A spokesman for GOP Sen. John Cornyn said Tanden, president of the Center for American Progress...

Red Cross disaster relief efforts

Stephanie Wagner of the American Red Cross explains all the hard work and volunteerism that goes into the organization's disaster relief efforts and how you can help.

This holiday season, everyone is shopping from…

The viral pandemic is accelerating a transformation of America’s holiday shopping season

Rare, Elderly Birds Stolen From Fresno Zoo

Two rare birds stolen from a zoo in California are endangered in more ways than one. The Fresno Chaffee says both birds are from protected species, and they require special care because of their advanced age, the BBC reports. The zoo has urged the public to be on the lookout...

Supreme Court census case about 'political power'

Through a Supreme Court showdown on the 2020 census, U.S. President Donald Trump is attempting to exclude people living in the country illegally from the population count used to divvy up congressional seats. (November 30)

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Facing concerns over racism, NYC marathon exec…

The chief executive officer of the group that organizes the New York City Marathon is stepping down amid concerns over racism and other biases in the organization

Another State Makes Biden's Win Official

Another state has certified Joe Biden as its winner. Arizona on Monday made the results official, with Biden winning by more than 10,000 votes, or about 0.3% of the 3.4 million votes cast, reports Axios and the AP . That leaves Wisconsin as the last state yet to...

2020 hurricane season comes to a close

AccuWeather Expert Senior Meteorologist Dan Kottlowski breaks down the historic, record-breaking 2020 hurricane season as it comes to a close on the last day of November.

Powell says pace of economic improvement has…

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says that the pace of improvement in the economy has moderated in recent months with future prospects remaining “extraordinarily uncertain.”

Is Online Poll a Clue to What's Next for Andrew…

A potential clue that Andrew Yang might indeed make a run for mayor of New York come June? An online poll that Politico got a look at. It reports that someone who took the survey, which is run on the Survey Monkey platform and accessed via a Facebook ad, shared...

Pets will soon make a return to the White House

The arrival of Joe Biden will mark a return to the long history of pets residing at the White House after a four-year hiatus during the Trump administration (Nov. 30)

Florida vet school uses novel approach to save…

A Florida vet school turned to an unusual treatment to save a woman's seahorse

Nurse's TikTok COVID Video May Cost Her a Job

An oncology nurse in Oregon could potentially end up out of a job after posting a video on TikTok about how she disregards COVID restrictions while off duty. "When my coworkers find out I still travel, don’t wear a mask when I’m out and let my kids have play dates,...

Top astronomy events for December 2020

Shooting stars take over the night skies, South America enjoys an eclipse and two bright planets meet up in what will be a great month for stargazing.

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Gale-force winds, rain and snow lash much of…

Gale-force winds are lashing much of the northeastern U.S., prompting tornado watches and flash-flood warnings and knocking out power to tens of thousands

Merriam-Webster Settles on 2020 Word of the Year

Last year, Merriam-Webster picked "they" as its word of the year. In 2020, people had other things on their minds. The dictionary announced Monday that "pandemic" is the new word of the year. One stat explains why: Lookups of the word on the dictionary's website spiked 115,806% on March...

AP Top Stories November 30 P

Here's the latest for Monday November 30th: GAO finds states concerned about supplies to administer vaccines; TSA reports 1.2m traveled on Sunday after Thanksgiving; Supreme Court hears case over census; White House reveals its 2020 Christmas theme.

‘I’m Your Woman’ puts a fresh spin on the 1970s…

“I’m Your Woman" turns the lens on the suburban housewife who has to go on the run with a new baby when her criminal husband disappears

Her Son Was Killed by Cops. She Was Shot at His…

Two weeks after her teenage son was shot and killed by Florida deputies, Quasheda Pierce was shot at his funeral. The 39-year-old received non-life-threatening injuries Saturday during the service in Cocoa, WFTV reports. Her 18-year-old son, Sincere Pierce, was fatally shot Nov. 13 along with a 16-year-old as Brevard County...

Storm drops heavy snow in Midwest

A fast-moving system will deal major travel disruptions and leave behind a winter wonderland in areas of the Mid-Atlantic.

Ohio's Democratic Party chair stepping down after…

Ohio's Democratic Party chair is stepping down after six years in which Republicans including Donald Trump dominated statewide elections

Big Donor on Election Fraud Suits Wants His Money…

Fred Eshelman kicked in $2.5 million to support lawsuits claiming fraud in the presidential election. The North Carolina investor regularly asked True the Vote, which said it was pressing the lawsuits on behalf of President Trump's cause, for progress reports. The group had detailed a plan that included filing...

Arizona certifies state election tally, Biden win

Arizona officials have certified Joe Biden’s narrow victory over President Donald Trump in the state. Biden won Arizona by 0.3% of the nearly 3.4 million ballots cast, a margin of just under 10,500 votes. (Nov. 30)

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Man ruled insane in college killing sues state…

A Massachusetts man acquitted by reason of insanity of killing a Wesleyan University student in 2009 has filed a lawsuit against Connecticut’s state psychiatric hospital complex

Monolith in Utah Desert Disappears

The shiny, metal monolith that appeared in the Utah desert was already mysterious; land officials don't know how it got there. But the mystery now has deepened: The monolith is gone. Officials in the state's Bureau of Land Management say they don't know how that happened, either, CNN reports. A...

5 rescued after avalanche buries vehicle

Police in Kashmir raced to save five people trapped in a vehicle after an avalanche swept downhill and onto a mountain pass, burying the vehicle on Nov. 29.