Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Rhode Islanders on unemployment to get extra $200 a week during two-week economic ‘pause’ to stem spread of COVID-19


C.I.A. Officer Is Killed in Somalia


The pardon of Flynn derives from corrupt intent. Let’s see what Judge Sullivan does.


And there it is: Michael Flynn has been pardoned. Disgraceful


BREAKING: Trump just pardoned Flynn.


Chinese President Xi Jinping sends a congratulatory message to President-elect Joe Biden, more than two weeks after US media called the race


This Thanksgiving, tens of thousands of Americans are waiting in hours-long lines at local food banks. In a nation as prosperous as ours, the rise in hunger is a terrible policy failure. But the fact McConnell won’t act to help these families? That failure is a moral one.


Family of dead Publix worker says grocery chain stopped him from wearing a mask


A review of campaign contributions shows Perdue got more than $425K from team owners & their relatives, including the DeVos family (Orlando Magic), Philip Anschutz (LA Kings), Jimmy Haslam (Cleveland Browns) and Kelly Loeffler (Atlanta Dream).


Mitch McConnell called President Trump on the night of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death with instructions to nominate Amy Coney Barrett


Thank @NetiwitC and our brave friends in #Thailand for standing with #Hongkong and #JoshuaWong. Meanwhile, #Thais are fighting a tough battle for democracy and justice as well. #Hongkongers will continue #StandwithThailand in our common cause.


TO HEAL, WE MUST PROSECUTE TRUMP "Illegal acts must have consequence. Otherwise, simply, they cease to BE illegal. If you cannot prosecute a former president when he broke the law, why would any future president NOT break the law?" New O vs T


FRONTLINE traces how Mitch McConnell’s decades-long strategy to reshape the Supreme Court led to Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation in “Supreme Revenge: Battle for the Court.” STREAM NOW or tune in to @PBS 10/9c TONIGHT:


Biden’s nominee for DNI vows to ‘speak truth to power'


Opinion: Most schools should close and stay closed through winter


Jane Mayer: Charles Koch’s partisan regrets are part of cyclical ‘charm offensive’


Thousands of restaurants have closed while millions of Americans go hungry. It took @chefjoseandres and @wckitchen to do anything about it.


Barack Obama tells Stephen Colbert that Trump "exceeded" his worst nightmares


Trump is the first president since Hoover to preside over net job loss


SCOOP: Trump has told confidants he plans to pardon Michael Flynn, per two sources with direct knowledge.


ICU physician recreates dying patient's view of intubation. “This is what you'll see at the end of your life if we don't start wearing masks when we are out in public … don't practice social distancing … don't wash our hands frequently.”


I am humbled to be on the @BBC100women of 2020 list alongside amazing female leaders & activists. It looks like our future will be brighter and more hopeful! And I am grateful to the Belarusian people for trusting me to lead the change in my country.


Each of Biden's nominees thanked him for their nominations, but, weirdly, none of them noted the size of his election win or praised how great he was handling the transition.


In his remarks, Jake Sullivan says @JoeBiden tasked them to "reimagine national security" to include "the pandemic, the economic crisis, the climate crisis, technological disruptions, threats to democracy, racial injustice and inequality in all forms."


Facebook is reportedly attempting to curry favor with Joe Biden and his incoming administration by planning a series of campaigns promoting top-line items on the president-elect’s agenda


The Thai activists said they felt thankful for Hong Kong activists for being their “allies” and supporting the Thai protests. Support for Hong Kong has also become rallying cries for Thais who say their government is too authoritarian and too close to Beijing.


For more than seven years, prosecutors say, a Coast Guard employee at a test center in Louisiana took bribes to enter falsified test scores. Last week, that employee and 30 other people were indicted in the scheme


Studies show benefits of mask mandates to economic activity


Republican media stunt falsely cast as state legislative hearing