US News

November 26, 2020
November 17, 2020
Trump Sought Options for Attacking Iran to Stop Its Growing Nuclear Program

The president was dissuaded from moving ahead with a strike by advisers who warned that it could escalate into a broader conflict in his last weeks in office.

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November 17, 2020
Trump, Trying to Cling to Power, Fans Unrest and Conspiracy Theories

The president’s refusal to concede has entered a more dangerous phase as he blocks his successor’s transition, withholding intelligence briefings, pandemic information and access to the government.

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November 16, 2020
Joe Biden ready to get a COVID-19 shot, cuts family Thanksgiving invite list

President-elect Joe Biden on Monday said he cut relatives from his Thanksgiving invite list due to the COVID-19 pandemic — as he confirmed he’s now willing to take vaccines nearing approval. Biden urged Americans also to join him in shrinking their guest lists to 10 people or fewer in compliance with federal pandemic health guidance....

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November 16, 2020
How Obama-era budget controls have hurt US military readiness against growing China, Russia, Iran threats

The United States military still reigns as the most preeminent one in the world, but a new report exclusively obtained by Fox News shows that sustaining that superiority is far from guaranteed as the Pentagon still trudges through budget cuts put in place almost a decade ago.

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November 16, 2020
How Will Biden Approach School Reopenings?

Answer: Schools over restaurants, for now.

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November 16, 2020
Madison Cawthorn addresses his ‘cry more, lib’ victory tweet

Incoming 25-year-old congressman Madison Cawthorn has admitted that a snarky tweet he sent after winning his North Carolina seat went too far — and also opened up about his personal attempts to convert Jews and Muslims as part of his devout Christian faith. The young Republican defeated his Democratic opponent in the Nov. 3 election...

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November 16, 2020
Trump Is Said to Be Preparing to Withdraw Troops From Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia

Facing the end of his time in power, the president is pushing to accelerate withdrawals from counterterrorism conflicts. He campaigned on ending the longstanding wars.

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November 16, 2020
38% of Americans planning a big Thanksgiving despite COVID-19: survey

More than a third of Americans want to have their pumpkin pie and eat it too this Thanksgiving, according to a new survey. Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, 38 percent are planning a holiday dinner with 10 or more people — and 27 percent don’t plan on practicing social distancing during their celebration, according to...

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November 16, 2020
Texas reaches 20,000 virus deaths, second highest in US

Texas surged past 20,000 COVID-19 fatalities Monday, giving it the second-highest death toll in the nation, data shows. The Lone Star state only lags behind New York for the death count as cases continue to climb throughout the nation, according to the latest figures from Johns Hopkins University. With 69.7 deaths per 100,000 people, the...

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November 16, 2020
Hurricane Iota Path: Live Updates of Category 5 Storm
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November 16, 2020
How a Minneapolis Suburb Turned Blue, Despite Trump’s Law-and-Order Pitch

President Trump comfortably carried Chaska, Minn., in 2016. This time, he lost by nine percentage points — a dramatic shift that similarly played out in suburban counties across the country.

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November 16, 2020
Joe Biden should pass executive order to cancel student debt, Schumer says

President-elect Joe Biden should issue an executive order to cancel college student debt when he gets control of the White House, Sen. Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said. “Getting rid of student debt. I have a proposal with [Massachusetts Sen.] Elizabeth Warren that the first $50,000 of debt be vanquished, and we believe that Joe Biden...

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November 16, 2020
Florida man charged with involving 8-year-old boy in crime spree: 'I don't want him to be soft'

A Florida man has been accused of contributing to the delinquency of his 8-year-old son after deputies say he had the kid tag along with him during a recent series of crimes.

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November 16, 2020
Former Harvard Fencing Coach Charged With Bribery

The longtime coach is accused of taking $1.5 million to help the sons of a wealthy businessman get admitted to Harvard. The father is also charged.

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November 16, 2020
Michigan police search for straight-A student, 15, who disappeared while family sleeping

The search continued Monday for a Michigan teenager who’s been missing for over two weeks after seemingly vanishing from her bedroom while her family slept.

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November 16, 2020
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy 'Retightening' Coronavirus Restrictions in the Garden State

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) is "retightening" coronavirus restrictions, limiting indoor and outdoor gatherings as cases spike in the Garden State.

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November 16, 2020
Ex-Harvard fencing coach arrested in $1.5M bribery admissions scheme: feds

Harvard’s former fencing coach was busted Monday for allegedly accepting more than $1.5 million in bribes from a telecom mogul to get the businessman’s two sons into the prestigious university. Cash-strapped then-coach Peter Brand sold his home to cohort and Maryland businessman Jie “Jack’’ Zhao for about $450,000 more than it was worth as part...

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November 16, 2020
Good Samaritan thwarts NYC attempted baby snatching with jiu-jitsu

A New York City good Samaritan used his martial arts training and jiu jitsu to come to the rescue of a mother who was struggling to stop a man who may have been mentally ill from snatching her baby.

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November 16, 2020
Barack Obama: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris 'Will Restore a Bunch of Norms’

Former President Barack Obama said in an interview with National Public Radio (NPR) that people who voted for President Donald Trump may not have had “facts” because of their news sources and that he believes Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will “restore a bunch of norms.”

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November 16, 2020
Nolte: Softening Us up for 'Great Reset' Climate Lockdowns

Democrats are eager to lock us down again -- you know, because the previous lockdowns worked out so well. Two more weeks, y'all… Welcome to month eight of two more weeks.

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November 16, 2020
Trump Administration, in Late Push, Moves to Sell Oil Rights in Arctic Refuge

The lease sales could occur just before Inauguration Day, leaving the administration of Joseph R. Biden Jr. to try to reverse them after the fact.

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November 16, 2020
Trump to implement China crackdown before Joe Biden takes office

President Trump is preparing a human rights and trade crackdown on China in the next two months in a bid to force President-elect Joe Biden to continue a hardline approach after he takes office Jan. 20.

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November 16, 2020
Liberals Envisioned a Multiracial Coalition. Voters of Color Had Other Ideas.

Democrats may need to rethink their strategy as the class complexities and competing desires of Latino and Asian-American demographic groups become clear.

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November 16, 2020
Case on Churches, Cuomo and Coronavirus Arrives at Supreme Court

The general question in cases in California, Nevada and New York is whether government officials or judges should calibrate responses to the public health crisis.

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