3 men charged in Ahmaud Arbery’s death convicted of murder
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Three men were convicted of murder Wednesday in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, the Black man who was running empty-handed through a Georgia subdivision when the white strangers chased him, trapped him on a quiet street and blasted him with a shotgun.
Beyond Manchin: Dems' $2T bill faces Senate gauntlet
WASHINGTON (AP) — It took half a year but Democrats have driven President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion package of social and climate initiatives through the House.
Biden picks women of color to lead White House budget office
NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — Two women of color are President Joe Biden’s picks to lead the White House budget office, a milestone for the powerful agency after his first choice withdrew following criticism over her previous attacks on lawmakers from both parties.
Trump argues January 6 committee could damage the presidency in quest for his records
Former President Donald Trump is accusing the House select committee investigating January 6 of being so aggressive in its pursuit of his White House records that it could permanently damage the presidency, according to a court filing from his legal team on Wednesday.
Many environmentalists back Biden's move to tap oil reserve
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats and climate activists generally supported President Joe Biden's decision to release a record 50 million barrels of oil from America's strategic reserve, even as the move appeared to contradict his long-term vision of combating climate change.
Democrats add one more House seat in Illinois from redistricting, playing catch up with GOP
While many states still have to draw their lines, Republican maps have taken multiple competitive seats off the table.
Supreme Court to review dispute over North Carolina voter ID law
The Supreme Court announced in a brief order Wednesday it will hear a case over whether Republicans lawmakers in North Carolina can intervene to defend the state's voter ID law from lawsuits.
Manchin calls on Biden to restore Keystone XL pipeline
Centrist Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) is calling on President Biden to restore the Keystone XL pipeline as gas prices across the country rise.”I continue to call on Presiden…
Court order in Jan. 6 documents case may be bad sign for Trump
Lawyers for all sides were told they should be prepared to address whether the court even has the legal authority to hear the dispute.
Marjorie Taylor Greene introduces bill to award Congressional Gold Medal to Rittenhouse
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) introduced a bill on Tuesday to award Kyle Rittenhouse the Congressional Gold Medal for “protecting the community of Kenosha, Wisconsin, during a…
Why was only one defendant in Ahmaud Arbery's killing guilty of malice murder?
Travis McMichael was convicted of the malice murder charge, while his father, Gregory McMichael, and a neighbor, William "Roddie" Bryan, were not.
Americans are spending but inflation casts pall over economy
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are doing the main thing that drives the U.S. economy — spending — but accelerating inflation is casting a pall. A raft of economic data issued Wednesday showed the economy on solid footing, with Americans’ incomes rising and jobless claims falling to a level not seen...
Biden says guilty verdicts in murder of Arbery 'reflect our justice system doing its job' | CNN Politics
President Joe Biden said Wednesday the guilty verdicts in the trial for the killing of Ahmaud Arbery "reflect our justice system doing its job," but added, "That alone is not enough."
Firm handling medical benefits for some 9/11 survivors loses contract
An NBC News investigation in September reported concerns from nearly two dozen 9/11 first responders and survivors.
Exxon lobbyist suggests climate change not ‘catastrophic, inevitable’ risk in undercover recording
A lobbyist for Exxon expressed doubt that climate change carries “catastrophic, inevitable risk” in remarks made earlier this month, which were obtained by the watchdog group Documented.In the…
Maryland files lawsuit against Monsanto for harm caused by manufactured toxic PCB chemicals
Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against agrichemical company Monsanto, alleging that it manufactured toxic chemicals called polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) tha…
Biden: Guilty verdicts in Arbery case ‘not enough’
President Biden on Wednesday said the verdict that found the three white men charged in the death of Ahmaud Arbery guilty of multiple counts of murder is not enough, and called for a future of unit…
Tens of thousands entered US unvetted after Kabul airlift, officials say in memo
Almost none of the 82,000 people airlifted from Kabul in August were vetted before being admitted to the United States, despite claims to the contrary from the Biden administration, according to a congressional memo summarizing interviews with federal officials who oversaw the effort at domestic…
Legal experts see case for intent in Waukesha parade crash
The man accused of plowing his SUV into a parade of Christmas marchers could have turned down a side street but didn’t.
CISA, FBI recommend vigilance online to ward off ransomware attacks around Thanksgiving
Ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and the F.B.I. are urging vigilance to ward off ransomware attacks.
'God is good': Ahmaud Arbery's family, others react to guilty verdicts
Family, political leaders and others react to the guilty verdicts in the murder of Ahmaud Arbery.
Trump says Rittenhouse met with him in Florida
Former President Trump said in an interview late Tuesday that he met with Kyle Rittenhouse in Florida just days after the 18-year-old was acquitted of all charges in the fatal shooti…
Latest weekly jobless claims fall to 199,000, the lowest since 1969
Weekly applications for unemployment benefit have been falling in recent weeks as employers hold on to their workforces in a tight labor market.
Jan. 6 organizers used burner phones to communicate with White House: report
Organizers of the “Stop the Steal” rally that preceded the deadly Capitol attack on Jan. 6 allegedly communicated with members of former President Trump’s family and administratio…
'Nothing about this is normal': RNC payments to Trump attorneys irk GOP officials | CNN Politics
A pair of payments the Republican National Committee made to a law firm representing former President Donald Trump is raising questions among former and current GOP officials about the party's priorities in a critical election year and its ability to remain neutral -- as long-standing RNC rules...
Sweden's first female PM resigns hours after appointment
Magdalena Andersson resigns after her coalition partner quit the government in a row over the budget.
Jobless claims plunge to their lowest level in 52 years
Fewer than 200,000 Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, the lowest figure since the pandemic struck.
Joy and relief energize crowd outside Georgia courthouse
About 100 supporters of Ahmaud Arbery's family and Black activists broke into elated cheers and whoops outside the Georgia courthouse on Wednesday as the judge read the first verdict: "Guilty."
O’Rourke seizes on Texas power grid in bid against Abbott
Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D) is seizing on Texans’ concerns over their energy grid following the devastating winter storm earlier this year in his bid to oust Gov. Greg Abbott (R).The O’Rour…
Guilty: Jury convicts three over killing of Ahmaud Arbery
Three white men chased and fatally shot Arbery, a Black man, while he was out jogging last year, fuelling protests.
Bidens resume Thanksgiving tradition in Nantucket
President Joe Biden and the first lady are reviving their family tradition of spending the Thanksgiving holiday in Nantucket.
Oath Keeper playing Judas in 'Jesus Christ Superstar' charged in US Capitol riot | CNN Politics
A Florida man and actor playing Judas in the musical "Jesus Christ Superstar" has joined the list of Oath Keepers charged for participating in the US Capitol riot on January 6.
CIA head warns Russians of consequences if they caused Havana Syndrome
Director William Burns raised the issue during a visit to Moscow this month while he was speaking to top Russian intelligence officials, sources said.
Ahmaud Arbery’s mother on guilty verdict: ‘He will now rest in peace’
Ahmaud Arbery’s mother said “God is good” and his supporters chanted “The spirit of Ahmaud defeated the lynch mob” amid celebrations of the guilty verdict against all …
Germany will continue to host US nuclear weapons, incoming government says
Germany will continue to host U.S. nuclear weapons, the incoming government has decided, despite strong anti-nuclear traditions within the major parties of the coalition.
Unruly passenger incidents garner federal attention as holiday travel season starts
The FAA has requested another $160,000 in fines and the attorney general wants to prioritize prosecutions for crimes on flights.
White House creates new climate-focused division within Office of Science and Technology Policy | CNN Politics
The White House has tapped Stanford professor Sally Benson to lead a new climate division in OSTP, a White House official confirmed to CNN.
The Data Point: Biden’s oil reserve release is the biggest in U.S. history
The country will release 50 million barrels, almost twice as much as the biggest previous release and about 8 percent of the total reserve.
D.C. school board chancellor urges families to 'decolonize' Thanksgiving
Lewis D. Ferebee, chancellor of the Washington, D.C., public schools, sent a letter to the DCPS community encouraging parents and children to “decolonize” Thanksgiving, a holiday which he said brings up “horrors.” He shared articles advocating specific legislation and saying that Thanksgiving...
Pentagon announces new group to investigate reports of UFOs near certain military sites
In the wake of last summer’s UFO report, the Pentagon has announced the formation of a new group that will investigate reports of UFOs close to sensitive military areas.
Inflation is not going away any time soon – and Biden will have to wait it out like the rest of us
Inflation has blossomed into a chief concern for the White House, which has ramped up efforts to remedy supply-chain interruptions.
As holiday season begins, majority blames Biden and Congress for supply chain issues
As people prepare for the start of the holiday season, a poll released the day before Thanksgiving found that majorities of voters blame President Joe Biden and Congress for supply chain issues.
On the road again: Travelers emerge in time for Thanksgiving
DALLAS (AP) — Determined to reclaim Thanksgiving traditions that were put on pause last year by the pandemic, millions of Americans will be loading up their cars or piling onto planes to gather again with friends and family.
Migrant boat capsizes in English Channel; at least 31 dead
CALAIS, France (AP) — At least 31 migrants bound for Britain died Wednesday when their boat sank in the English Channel, in what France’s interior minister called the biggest migration tragedy on the dangerous crossing to date.
NFL player Everson Griffen reports intruder then refuses to leave home
He had called 911 to report an intruder and then refused to come out for hours, officials said.
Kamala Harris' shifting stance on cash bail: Support as DA, opposition as politician
Vice President Kamala Harris, in the wake of the Kyle Rittenhouse not-guilty verdict, said the nation's criminal justice system is flawed and that she's been fighting "the majority of my career" to make it more "equitable" – a clarion call that belies some of her past positions on the issue as a...
Nasa Dart asteroid spacecraft: Mission to smash into Dimorphos space rock launches
A spacecraft has started its journey as it aims to deliberately nudge an asteroid off course.
Biden's HHS revokes certain faith-based exemptions, rolls back religious liberty enforcement
The Health and Human Services Department is removing certain waivers for faith-based organizations and revoking authority on religious liberty that was previously granted to the Office of Civil Rights.
DC Public Schools offers guidance on ‘decolonizing’ Thanksgiving
A letter sent to the District of Columbia Public Schools community offers resources on “decolonizing your Thanksgiving,” including by making a “land acknowledgement” during dinner.
Why are China and Russia strengthening ties?
Deepening of ties between China and Russia is unprecedented and comes at a time of escalating tensions with the West.
Prosecutors tell Trump Org. executive Matthew Calamari they don't intend to bring charges for now | CNN Politics
Manhattan prosecutors have informed top Trump Organization executive Matthew Calamari that they do not intend to charge him for now with any crimes as part of their wide-ranging investigation into the former President's company, according to people familiar with the investigation.
Trump says the Waukesha suspect was a 'rough cookie' but 'the good news is, he hated Trump'
Trump seemed to be referencing a New York Post report that Darrell E. Brooks wrote a song three years ago that said in part, "fork Donald Trump."
U.S. blacklists dozens of Chinese tech firms citing national security concerns
The Chinese Communist Party has previously said that it does not engage in industrial espionage.
GOP and exiled activists fight Chinese push to join Interpol leadership
An alliance of international legislators, including Republicans in Congress and exiled Chinese activists, is opposing efforts by a top Chinese internal security official to join the leadership of Interpol.
British MP stirs debate after being told not to bring baby to work
“Mothers in the mother of all parliament are not to be seen or heard it seems,” Stella Creasy, a member of the opposition Labour Party, wrote.
John Deere sees record annual income despite strike
John Deere on Wednesday reported that its net income for fiscal 2021 was a record of nearly $6 billion despite the company grappling with a weeks-long employee strike that just ended.The…
DOJ: Alabama prisons unimproved, remain violent and deadly
The U.S. Department of Justice says conditions in Alabama prisons have not improved since the federal government warned the state of unconstitutional conditions three years ago
EXPLAINER: Trio guilty of killing Ahmaud Arbery. What now?
ATLANTA (AP) — The killing was captured on video and shared around the world: Ahmaud Arbery running toward and then around an idling pickup truck before its driver blasted him at close range with a shotgun.
Biden selects two women to lead Office of Management and Budget
The president will nominate Shalanda Young as the agency's chief. She'd be first Black woman in the post. And he'll name Nani Coloretti, who is Asian American, as deputy.
The Inflation Miscalculation Complicating Biden's Agenda
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s top economists have worried from the beginning of his administration that rising inflation could hamstring the economy’s recovery from recession, along with his presidency. Last spring, Biden’s advisers made a forecasting error that helped turn their fears into...
DeSantis may need Biden to rescue $2.5B gambling deal
The U.S. Department of Interior will ultimately decide whether to appeal.
Husband of Waukesha parade victim learned of her cancer diagnosis after she died: "Maybe God took her so she didn't have to suffer"
Jane Kulich was one of the six people killed when Darrell Brooks plowed his SUV into the holiday parade.
Thailand refugee deportations trigger condemnation, defiance
Thailand has returned a number of Cambodian opposition activists in a move condemned by the UN refugee agency.
Trump Organization chief operating officer not expected to be charged in fraud probe, his attorney says
Matthew Calamari's lawyer said prosecutors told him they do not intend to charge his client in their wide-ranging probe of the former president's company.
Cities prep security plans for large holiday crowds
Authorities across the country are stressing security precautions they have taken as large crowds gather for holiday events, urging the public to remain vigilant in reporting anything suspicious.Th…
White House stands by push to end cash bail in wake of Waukesha parade attack
The White House is standing by its push to end cash bail – saying the decision to hold defendants should be based on the threat they pose to society, not their ability to pay bail.
Opinion | Of All the Ways America Is Divided, This One Might Be the Worst
I’ve long understood this country through the racial binary of Black vs. white. Now, the chasm between vaccinated and unvaccinated seems to overpower everything else.
GOP and exiled activists fight Chinese push to join Interpol leadership
An alliance of international legislators, including Republicans in Congress and exiled Chinese activists, is opposing efforts by a top Chinese internal security official to join the leadership of Interpol.
Analysis: Biden spins a message of hope as an anxious nation readies for Thanksgiving
When a president has to assure Americans there'll be enough turkey for Thanksgiving, it's a sure sign of national malaise.
Tulsi Gabbard: Ahmaud Arbery verdict shows America isn't a racist country
Tulsi Gabbard said Wednesday that the Ahmaud Arbery trial verdict proves America is not a racist country.
Rep. Cori Bush responds to Nancy Pelosi's officiation of oil heiress Ivy Getty's glitzy wedding: 'That's more her lane I guess'
"My purpose is to lift up those that have been marginalized and oppressed and overlooked," the congresswoman said, drawing a contrast with Pelosi.
'Put an end to this madness': Retailers ramp up security after wave of robberies
“We will do what we need to do to put an end to this madness,” San Francisco Police Chief Bill Scott said after several high-end retailers were targeted in a wave of robberies.
White House pushes back at Rashida Tlaib prison stand
The White House distanced itself from a proposal endorsed by Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) that calls for closing federal prisons."The president does not support abolishing prisons," White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said at a Tuesday briefing. Why it matters: Psaki's remarks come amid a...
Ethiopia’s PM has gone to the battlefront: State-affiliated media
Abiy Ahmed on Tuesday promised to lead ‘from the battlefront’ after Tigray rebels threatened to march on Addis Ababa.
Jury awards $26 million in Charlottesville "Unite the Right" rally civil case
Plaintiffs sought millions in damages from white nationalist and neo-Nazi leaders who organized the two-day rally that left one dead and scores injured.
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes owns key allegations during testimony in criminal trial
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes testified that she placed the logos of two major drug companies on her startup's blood-testing validation studies.
Scholz seals deal to crown career as German chancellor
BERLIN (AP) — Olaf Scholz is set to become post-World War II Germany's ninth chancellor, crowning a career that has seen him serve in a string of top government posts, after leading his party to an election comeback that appeared hugely unlikely just a few months ago.
Boy Scouts will lobby on bill to curb tactics used in bankruptcy proceedings
The group has hired former Alabama Democratic Rep. Bud Cramer<b> </b>and Jefferies Murray of 535 Group to lobby on bankruptcy reform legislation.
Collecting $26M award vs. white nationalists may be tough
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Nine people who sued white nationalist leaders and organizations over the violence at a deadly rally in Charlottesville in 2017 won a $26 million judgment for the injuries and trauma they endured.
Antique rifle thief gets a day in jail decades on from his museum heists
Thomas Gavin apologised "for all this trouble" from his antique robberies in the 60s and 70s.
Michigan college athlete donates Thanksgiving turkeys to families in need
A Michigan college athlete used money he received for his name, image, and likeness to provide turkeys for families in need during Thanksgiving.
AG Garland directs federal prosecutors to prioritize cases involving violence on flights | CNN Politics
Attorney General Merrick Garland on Wednesday directed federal prosecutors to prioritize cases involving violence on flights amid a sharp increase in assaults and disruptions of airline workers.
More States Expanded Voting Rights In 2021 Than Restricted Them
Still, at the federal level, it remains "incredibly important for Congress to step in" to prevent widespread disenfranchisement, one voting rights attorney said.
FBI agent reports migraines, dizziness since posting near Russia
After NBC News obtained internal emails, the FBI publicly acknowledged for the first time that some employees may have symptoms of Havana Syndrome.
Federal judge tells lawyers to pay in US election fraud case
A federal judge has ordered two lawyers who filed a class action lawsuit alleging the 2020 presidential election was stolen from Donald Trump to pay more than $180,000 in attorney’s fees for the defendants
Rittenhouse stops at Mar-a-Lago for meeting with Trump
Since his acquittal last week on all charges stemming from the deadly 2020 shootings in Kenosha, Wis., Kyle Rittenhouse has made several public appearances, granting cable interviews and meeting with the former president at his Palm Beach, Fla., resort.
Fact check: Claim that Jen Psaki suggested Taco Bell for Thanksgiving started as satire
The false claim about the Biden White House press secretary originated from a satire account on Instagram.
Authorities take over some Martinique fuel stations amid protests
Protests against COVID-19 curbs, including mandatory jabs for health workers, are hitting Caribbean island territory.
Why the Self-Defense Argument Still Carries So Much Weight
A Q&A with Caroline Light, a historian of Stand Your Ground laws, about the trial in Ahmaud Arbery’s killing.
Biden to restart Trump 'Remain in Mexico' policy 'as promptly as possible'
The Biden administration is planning to promptly reinstate the Trump-era "Remain in Mexico" policy that requires asylum seekers at the U.S. southern border to remain in Mexico while awaiting their hearings.
Houston highway project sparks debate over racial equity
HOUSTON (AP) — A $9 billion highway widening project being proposed in the Houston area could become an important test of the Biden administration’s commitment to addressing what it has said is a history of racial inequity with infrastructure projects in the U.S.
Arbery verdict inspires thankfulness among supporters
The family and supporters of Ahmaud Arbery expressed gratitude outside the courtroom and online after a jury found three men guilty of his murder.
Ohio county seeks to settle suit over female inmate photos
An Ohio county is seeking to settle a federal lawsuit over photographs taken of intimate tattoos of up to 682 female jail detainees for $2.5 million
Trump's influence looms over McCarthy's race to be next House speaker
Donald Trump and his allies are starting to dangle the threat of the speakership over House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's head, teeing up a yearlong dynamic that is already emboldening the MAGA wing of the GOP conference and influencing the California Republican's decision-making as he crafts...
Families separated at border under Trump suffering severe trauma – study
Physicians for Human Rights release first analysis on mental health effects of former president’s ‘zero tolerance’ policy Migrant children are led by staff at a detention facility in Tornillo, Texas, in June 2018. As of September, 1,677 children had yet to be reunited with parents. Photograph...
Biden says despite Arbery verdict, country has not achieved 'racial justice'
President Biden weighed in on the guilty verdicts in the Ahmaud Arbery case, celebrating the verdict while warning the country still had work to do to achieve 'racial justice'
Hate speech in Myanmar continues to thrive on Facebook
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Years after coming under scrutiny for contributing to ethnic and religious violence in Myanmar, Facebook still has problems detecting and moderating hate speech and misinformation on its platform in the Southeast Asian nation, internal documents viewed by The Associated...
Israeli airstrike on central Syria leaves 2 dead, 7 wounded
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria’s military said Israeli warplanes attacked army positions in the country’s central region early Wednesday, leaving two civilians dead and seven people wounded — six of them soldiers.
DeSantis blasts Biden move to delist terror designation from FARC as 'slap in the face' to Colombian-Americans
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis blasted President Biden over his administration’s decision to remove the Colombian rebel group FARC from its list of foreign terrorist organizations.
POLITICO Playbook PM: The economy is coming back. Do voters believe it?
And the Supreme Court agrees to take up a case over North Carolina’s voter ID law.
JPMorgan's Dimon regrets joke about Chinese Communist Party
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon said Friday that “he truly regrets” a quip he made this week about JPMorgan outlasting the Chinese Communist Party
Wisconsin Christmas parade: 8-year-old boy identified as 6th fatality
Six were killed and dozens injured when a car plowed into a Christmas parade in Wisconsin.
Supreme Court to decide if North Carolina's GOP lawmakers can defend voter ID law
The challengers say the law makes it harder for African American and Latino residents to vote.
What I learned eating at 8,000 Chinese restaurants
David R Chan's decades of dining at 8,000 Chinese eateries has taught him about America and himself.
Raging inflation may force Fed’s hand on rates
Powell, newly nominated by President Joe Biden for a second term, would disappoint many progressives and Fed watchers if he chooses to curb the central bank's efforts to boost the economy.
A majority supports keeping Roe v. Wade in place - CBS News poll
By 2 to 1, Americans say if overturned, it would be a step backward for women.
Equilibrium/Sustainability — Presented by Southern Company — Pledged money not going to Indigenous causes
Today is Wednesday. Welcome to Equilibrium, a newsletter that tracks the growing global battle over the future of sustainability. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-signup. Of the billions…
What should U.S. immigration policy be?
A CBS News poll takes a closer look at what's behind immigration views.
An oil release and a lot of finger pointing
The Biden administration officially announced the release of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve after weeks of teasing the move.
The America I give thanks for (as I depart)
Thanksgiving is the best of America and here's why, writes Jon Sopel in his farewell column.
National Cyber Director Chris Inglis on deterring cyber threats - "Intelligence Matters" podcast
Host Michael Morell speaks with the nation's first national cyber director about the prevalence of ransomware and why Russia and China might tolerate criminal hackers on their soil.
Germany's Scholz seals deal to end Merkel era
Olaf Scholz will head a three-party coalition with broad plans for transition to a green economy.
Indiana teacher who exposed CRT teaching put on leave, has email locked, banned from school buildings
An Indianapolis school administrator who went viral for explaining how his district is pushing Critical Race Theory on children has been locked out of his email and Google Drive accounts and been told to work from home because he was causing other staff members “anxiety.”
Biden nominates Shalanda Young as White House budget director
If confirmed by the Senate, Young will be the first Black woman to hold the position.
Americans moving less than ever before
Fewer Americans are moving to new homes than at any time since the government began keeping track, as demographic trends collide with a hot housing market in which prices are rising over lack of su…
Private equity’s recipe for hospitals? It’s about tech with all the dressing
New research in the journal Health Affairs suggests the flood of investment could be pushing hospitals to chase profits.
Fairfax County schools reinstates books with explicit images, claiming they don't include pedophilia
Fairfax County Public Schools reinstated two books that parents have condemned as obscene and pedophilic, Gender Queer and Lawn Boy. FCPS claims that two committees of school administrators, librarians, parents, and students determined that the books did not contain pedophilia and did not...
Powell's big dilemma: Inflation vs. jobs
A key part of Powell’s appeal is his ability to attract support from both sides of the aisle.
Gray wolf whose 'epic' travels captured headlines is killed in Southern California
Wildlife officials believe the wolf, known as OR93, was hit by a vehicle.
Kamala Harris and DNC vow to dismantle 'systemic racism' in wake of Arbery case verdict
Vice President Kamala Harris reacted to the guilty verdicts in the murder trial of Ahmaud Arbery, saying the verdicts 'send an important message,' but warned there is still 'work to do.'
Pinterest settles shareholder lawsuit over workplace culture
The company is also releasing former employees from nondisclosure agreements.
US to require vaccines for all border crossers in January
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will require essential, nonresident travelers crossing U.S. land borders, such as truck drivers, government and emergency response officials, to be fully vaccinated beginning on Jan.
South Korea sets pandemic high with 4,000 new virus cases
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — New coronavirus infections in South Korea exceeded 4,000 in a day for the first time since the start of the pandemic as a delta-driven spread continues to rattle the country after it eased social distancing in recent weeks to improve its economy.
Some GOP states carving out "natural immunity" exception to COVID vaccine requirements
But currently authorized tests cannot measure how much protection you actually have from a prior infection.
US COVID-19 infections rise as Americans prepare for Thanksgiving
The U.S. is reporting an average of more than 93,000 new COVID-19 cases each day.
Former Trump adviser claims to ‘expose unvarnished truth’ of Covid in new book
Scott Atlas resigned after four months but blames Anthony Fauci and Deborah Birx for ‘headline-dominating debacles’ Dr Scott Atlas and Donald Trump at a news conference at the White House on 16 September 2020. Photograph: Evan Vucci/AP In a new book, former Trump adviser Scott Atlas blames...
Germany faces grim COVID milestone with leadership in flux
ESCHWEILER, Germany (AP) — As Germany inches toward the mark of 100,000 deaths from COVID-19, the country's leader-in-waiting announced plans Wednesday to create an expert team at the heart of the next government to provide daily scientific advice on tackling the coronavirus pandemic.
COVID-19 updates: 2 cases of omicron variant confirmed in Canada, officials say
As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe, more than 5.2 million people have died from the disease worldwide, including over 776,000 Americans.
Putin says he took experimental nasal vaccine against COVID-19
Russian President Vladimir Putin announced he has taken the Sputnik V experimental nasal vaccine against COVID-19.
Far right spies an opportunity in Europe’s new wave of Covid pain and protest
A new fault line is emerging in Austrian and European politics: whether or not a party supports Covid restrictions.
How well are government agencies complying with vaccine mandate for federal workers?
Federal workers had until Nov. 22 to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or seek an exemptions. The compliance rate varied across agencies.
Second pandemic Thanksgiving boasts higher prices, skimpier supplies, lower quality
“I had to shuffle through a whole case of green beans. The quality is really subpar," said one mom who is also a professional chef.
Aaron Rodgers demands WSJ apologize over ‘COVID Toe’ coverage
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers on Wednesday sought to set the record straight about his recent toe injury, dismissing claims that he had a condition known as “COVID toe̶…