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Lieutenant Gov's Flags Fly in the Face of Some PA Lawmakers

By Marc Levy | Saturday Nov 21, 2020
Pennsylvania's lieutenant governor, Democrat John Fetterman, may have gotten under somebody's skin.

Feds Charge Man in Armed Robbery of Kardashian Pal Cheban

Saturday Nov 21, 2020
Federal authorities in New York City have brought charges in the armed robbery of Jonathan Cheban, a reality TV pal of Kim Kardashian.

NY's Cuomo to Receive International Emmy for Virus Briefings

By Marina Villeneuve | Saturday Nov 21, 2020
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to soon receive an International Emmy award for his once-daily televised briefings on the coronavirus pandemic that killed tens of thousands of New Yorkers this spring.

Trump Tries to Leverage Power of Office to Subvert Biden Win

By Zeke Miller, Colleen Long and David Eggert | Saturday Nov 21, 2020
President Trump sought to leverage the power of the Oval Office in an extraordinary attempt to block President-elect Joe Biden's victory, but his pleas to Michigan lawmakers to overturn the will of their constituents appeared to have left them unswayed.

Mazda No. 1 in Consumer Reports 2020 Auto Reliability Survey

By Tom Krisher | Friday Nov 20, 2020
Mazda beat traditional winners Lexus and Toyota to win top honors as the most dependable auto brand in Consumer Reports' annual reliability survey.

Gay Coming of Age Book 'Shuggie Bain' Wins Booker Prize

By Jill Lawless | Friday Nov 20, 2020
Scottish writer Douglas Stuart won the Booker Prize for fiction Thursday for "Shuggie Bain," a novel about a boy's turbulent coming of age in hardscrabble 1980s Glasgow that was turned down by 32 publishers before being picked up.

Review: In 'Collective,' the Rot of Government Corruption

By Jake Coyle | Friday Nov 20, 2020
A politicized healthcare crisis, horrifyingly unnecessary death, a crucial election. This piercing documentary about corruption in Romania, may not directly concern current events but it feels urgent and vital just the same.

States' Face-Covering Mandates Leave Gaps in Protection

By Markian Hawryluk | Friday Nov 20, 2020
But tests show neck gaiters are not as effective as surgical or cloth face masks. Bandannas, like plastic face shields, allow the virus to escape out the bottom in aerosolized particles that can hang in the air for hours.

Watch: Rachel Maddow Returns to Air, Describes Partner's Virus Bout

Friday Nov 20, 2020
Rachel Maddow made an emotional return Thursday to her MSNBC show, saying her partner's bout with COVID-19 was so serious they thought it might kill her.

Ladies' Night at Latin Grammys: Lafourcade, Rosalía Win Big

By Mesfin Fekadu | Friday Nov 20, 2020
A year after Rosalía made history by becoming the first solo female performer in 13 years to win the top prize at the Latin Grammys, Natalia Lafourcade followed in her footsteps with a big win at the 2020 show.

Hawaii Imposes New COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

Friday Nov 20, 2020
Anyone flying to Hawaii will be required to have a negative COVID-19 test result prior to their departure for the state, with the new rule going into effect two days before Thanksgiving, Gov. David Ige announced Thursday.

BTS Releases New Album 'BE,' a 'Letter of Hope'

By Juwon Park | Friday Nov 20, 2020
K-pop band BTS on Friday released their highly anticipated new album, which they described as a "letter of hope."

Birthday Time: Biden Turns 78, Will be Oldest U.S. President

By Aamer Madhani | Friday Nov 20, 2020
President-elect Joe Biden turned 78 on Friday. In two months, he'll take the reins of a politically fractured nation facing the worst public health crisis in a century, high unemployment and a reckoning on racial injustice.

Health Experts Clash Over Use of Certain Drugs for COVID-19

By Marilynn Marchione | Friday Nov 20, 2020
Health officials around the world are clashing over the use of certain drugs for COVID-19, leading to different treatment options for patients depending on where they live.

Trump, Allies Make Frantic Steps to Overturn Biden's Victory

By Colleen Long, Zeke Miller, Jill Colvin and David Eggert | Friday Nov 20, 2020
President Donald Trump and his allies are taking increasingly frantic steps to subvert the results of the 2020 election, including summoning state legislators to the White House as part of a longshot bid to overturn Joe Biden's victory.

Pfizer Seeking Emergency Use of Its COVID-19 Vaccine in US

By Laura Neergard | Friday Nov 20, 2020
The action comes days after Pfizer Inc. and its German partner BioNTech announced that its vaccine appears 95% effective at preventing mild to severe COVID-19 disease in a large, ongoing study.

Proenza Designers Reflect on Getting Off the 'Hamster Wheel'

By Jocelyn Noveck | Friday Nov 20, 2020
As New York was grinding to a halt in the spring, Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough, the designers behind Proenza Schouler, were a world away, trekking in Patagonia. They came back to a changed city.

Fashion Designer Mossimo Giannulli Reports to Prison in College Bribery Case

By Alanna Durkin Richer, Michael Balsamo | Friday Nov 20, 2020
Fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli reported to prison on Thursday to begin serving his five-month sentence for bribing his daughters' way into college, officials said.

U.S. Safety Agency Seeks Input on Autonomous Vehicle Rules

Friday Nov 20, 2020
The U.S. government's road safety agency is asking for public comment on how it should regulate safe deployment of self-driving vehicles.

Hoot, Hoot, Hoot! Owl in Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

Thursday Nov 19, 2020
It wasn't quite a partridge in a pear tree, but a worker helping set up the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree found a holiday surprise — a tiny owl among the massive branches.

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