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December 3, 2020
State Department restricts visas for Chinese Communist Party members, prompting retaliation

The State Department has restricted visas for members of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and their immediate family to protect the U.S. from the CCP's "malign influence," prompting a rebuke from Beijing. The policy reduces the maximum validity of visitor visas for CCP members and members of their immediate family from 10 years to one […]

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December 3, 2020
Georgia GOP seeks mail-in ballot changes after Biden's win

ATLANTA (AP) - After weathering criticism for certifying President Donald Trump's narrow election loss to Democrat Joe Biden, Republican officials in Georgia are proposing additional requirements for the state's vote-by-mail process, despite no evidence of systemic fraud or irregularities. Two state Senate committees held hearings Thursday to begin a review of Georgia's voting laws. Republicans […]

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December 3, 2020
Former US Rep. Barney Frank sues contractor for unfinished work on home

Former U.S. Rep. Barney Frank and his husband, James Ready, are suing a construction contractor who they said abandoned the building of their home in Maine. Shaun Madden Contracting walked off the job in May after completing a little more than $200,000 worth of work, Frank and James Ready said in their lawsuit filed on […]

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December 3, 2020
Raimondo says she won't be HHS secretary

In this June 22, 2020, file photo, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo sits during a news conference in Providence, R.I. Raimondo said Thursday that she has taken herself out of contention to be President-elect Joe Biden's health secretary. | AP Photo/David Goldman Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo announced Thursday that she has taken herself out […]

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December 3, 2020
NRA files lawsuit against New Jersey over concealed-carry permit law

The National Rifle Association brought a lawsuit against New Jersey officials, challenging their requirement that residents must show a "justifiable need" to be approved for a permit to carry firearms in public. Joining the Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs, the Coalition of New Jersey Firearm Owners, and individual New jersey residents, the […]

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December 3, 2020
McCarthy skewers Pelosi over coronavirus relief deadlock as House Dems take up marijuana, 'Tiger King' bills

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy lambasted Speaker Nancy Pelosi over the monthslong coronavirus relief deadlock, accusing the Democratic leader of intentionally blocking a stimulus deal in order to hurt Republicans in the 2020 election. "The speaker of this House has denied the ability to [get] help to the American public, simply because she wanted to […]

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December 3, 2020
Atlanta Press Club preps for Warnock-Loeffler debate, its 'biggest event ever'

The woman in charge of the Sunday debate between Georgia Senate candidates Raphael Warnock and Sen. Kelly Loeffler said in an interview with Fox News on Thursday that she hopes for a civil exchange between the two in what she said will be the Atlanta Press Club's (APC) "biggest event ever." APC Debate Committee chair […]

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December 3, 2020
Ratcliffe urges Biden to 'be honest' about China threat, warns against 'politicizing intelligence'

EXCLUSIVE: Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe warned the incoming Biden administration against "politicizing intelligence," urging them to "be honest about" and "acknowledge" that China is the "greatest national security threat that we face." In an exclusive interview with Fox News following the publication of an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal that outlined the […]

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December 3, 2020
Fulton County, under fire from Georgia officials, defends 'A-plus' handling of election in hearing

The chairman of Georgia's Fulton County Board of Commissioners insisted the county deserves an "A-plus" for its handling of the general election during a Georgia Senate Government Oversight Committee hearing on Thursday. Fulton County Board of Commissioners Chair Rob Pitts objected to criticism of the county from Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger earlier in […]

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December 3, 2020
A pandemic's other toll: the lab techs who struggle to process all those tests.

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story A pandemic's other toll: the lab techs who struggle to process all those tests. A lab at Houston Methodist Hospital.Credit...Erin Schaff/The New York Times By Katherine J. Wu Dec. 3, 2020Updated 2:07 p.m. ET Nearly a year into the pandemic, some 192 […]

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December 3, 2020
Queens hospital begs for more nurses ahead of second COVID-19 wave

A Queens hospital that was overwhelmed with coronavirus patients in the spring has put out an urgent plea to recruit more nurses to handle an anticipated second wave of the illness this winter. More On: Coronavirus in NY NYU says suspended student knew boat party would break COVID rules NYC's COVID rates are surging as […]

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December 3, 2020
How Scientists Tracked Down a Mass Killer (of Salmon)

Climate and Environment Pebble Mine Trump's Changes Climate 101 Environmental Racism Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story How Scientists Tracked Down a Mass Killer (of Salmon) Something was decimating the salmon that had been restored to creeks around Puget Sound. A salmon that died after exposure to highway […]

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December 3, 2020
US sets new single-day record with 2,804 COVID-19 deaths

More On: Coronavirus Southwest issues layoff warnings to 6,828 employees OPEC, allies reportedly agree to boost oil production in January NYC's COVID rates are surging as second wave rises, de Blasio warns COVID-19 pandemic silver lining: Empty Paris hotel shelters the homeless The US hit a record number of COVID-19 fatalities Wednesday -- with 2,804 […]

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December 3, 2020
Roger Stone Rebukes Those Urging Georgians to Sit Out Runoffs: 'Imperative' Trump Supporters Vote for Perdue, Loeffler

Stone, a longtime Republican operative, wrote Wednesday on Parler it is "imperative" that voters turnout for the Republican candidates and that he disagrees with Powell and Wood, who told a crowd yesterday in Alpharetta, Georgia, that Georgians should not vote in the upcoming election. "It is imperative that Republicans, conservatives, libertarians, and disaffected Democrats turn […]

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December 3, 2020
AOC selling $60 'Tax the rich' sweatshirt, other merch on her site

More On: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Amazon sets hiring records -- but local left killed NYC's big chance 'The Squad' fires back at Obama over 'defund the police' critique AOC takes swipe at Sen. Joe Manchin on Twitter amid escalating feud Democratic senator fuels ongoing feud with AOC Capitalism isn't so bad after all! Firebrand Congresswoman Alexandria […]

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December 3, 2020
Spit in a Tube and Mail It In: A New Frontier in Covid Testing

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases C.D.C. Shortens Quarantine Periods Vaccine Tracker FAQ Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Spit in a Tube and Mail It In: A New Frontier in Covid Testing Communities across the country are starting to roll out at-home saliva test kits. […]

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December 3, 2020
Trump administration to name China greatest national security threat: report

More On: china Chinese app WeChat blocks Australian PM amid faked-image dispute Trump slams Republican 'cold feet' on Section 230 changes tied to defense bill US counterintel chief: China operation targeting Biden admin 'on steroids' Hong Kong pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai denied bail in fraud case The Trump administration is set to publicly warn […]

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December 3, 2020
Tony Hsieh's family thanks public for 'outpouring of love and respect' following Zappos founder's death

Zappos founder and former CEO Tony Hsieh's family has released a statement to Las Vegas media in the wake of the shoe magnate's death following a Connecticut house fire. Tony Hsieh's family thanked the public for "the outpouring of love and respect" in the wake of the 46-year-old's Nov. 27 death, according to a statement […]

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December 3, 2020
Coronavirus kills Army veteran father of 5, family says

A Texas family who lost their Army veteran father of five is speaking out to warn others about the dangers of the novel coronavirus after they said it killed him in less than a month. Matthew Law, 35, is described as being healthy prior to his diagnosis, according to Fox 4 News. "Matt was a […]

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December 3, 2020
Atrium Health Navient chooses Delvecchio S. Finley as new CEO

Atrium Health has named Delvecchio S. Finley the next president and CEO of Atrium Health Navicent, which is the central and south Georgia safety-net hub for the system. Finley is expected to assume his new role on Feb. 2021. Atrium is headquartered in Charlotte, N.C. but Finley will be based out of Macon, Georgia. Finley […]

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December 3, 2020
Group of Cleveland businesses, organizations team up to provide internet to Fairfax residents

Cleveland Clinic, DigitalC, TransDigm Group Inc. (NYSE: TDG) and the Lubrizol Foundation are partnering to provide affordable high-speed internet to residents of the Fairfax neighborhood in order to address disparities in internet coverage, according to a news release. These disparities can affect access to education, healthcare, economic opportunities and more -- which are all especially […]

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December 3, 2020
Long-Term-Care Residents and Health Workers Should Get Vaccine First, C.D.C. Panel Says

The Road to a Coronavirus Vaccine Who Gets it First? The Evolving Coronavirus Pfizer Seeks F.D.A. Authorization Vaccine Tracker Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Long-Term-Care Residents and Health Workers Should Get Vaccine First, C.D.C. Panel Says The C.D.C. director will decide by Wednesday whether to accept the […]

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December 3, 2020
You should be optimistic about COVID-19. I am.

Throughout the past few months, I've often been asked what the fall and winter will look like in terms of COVID-19. And my response never falls short. Whatever is coming, rest assured we are prepared. A quick look at the exponentially rising number of COVID-19 cases across the country can lead to feelings of angst […]

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December 3, 2020
Next steps for telehealth require congressional action, experts say

Telehealth advocates are homing in on the next big challenge to solidify virtual care's gains during the COVID-19 pandemic: urging congressional action. "That's really our No. 1 federal priority," said Kyle Zebley, director of public policy at the American Telemedicine Association. The latest Medicare physician fee schedule, released earlier this week, offers a powerful step […]

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