Barack Obama to be honored next month by PEN…

Former President Barack Obama is already a million-selling author and also a prize-winning author

'80s Star Explains Support of Kyle Rittenhouse

Silver Spoons star Ricky Schroder donated "hundreds of thousands," he says, to help get accused Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse out of jail . Now, the former 1980s child star (who's been getting lots of online threats, per TMZ ) explains that decision to the New York Post . "It made me mad,...

Small Business Saturday even more important this…

2020 has been a tough year for small businesses, with lockdowns and restrictions making it challenging for many to stay afloat. Small Business Saturday promotes shopping local. AccuWeather's Lincoln Riddle has more.

Global stocks edge lower after Dow crests 30,000

Global shares have mostly edged down after the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 30,000 points for the first time

Death Row Inmates Scam State Pandemic Benefits

Authorities in California say they've uncovered the "most significant fraud on taxpayer funds" in state history—and most of the perpetrators are already behind bars. Nine district attorneys and a federal prosecutor said Tuesday that tens of thousands of prisoners, including many on death row, had scammed the state for...

ShowBiz Minute: Markle, Grammys, Monolith

The Duchess of Sussex reveals she had a miscarriage in July; Beyonce scores multiple Grammy nominations, the Weeknd snubbed; Monolith found in south eastern Utah. (Nov. 25)

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Californians urged to avoid Thanksgiving…

With California desperately battling an out-of-control surge in the coronavirus, the state’s health secretary is urging families to avoid gathering for Thanksgiving

New Member of Congress Might Carry a Glock

Lauren Boebert is not installed in the Capitol yet as a member of Congress, but she's already asked if she can bring her gun. The Colorado Republican, who was elected this month, often wears a Glock pistol on her hip. Boebert made the inquiry during freshman orientation, the AP reports....

Storms blow through Dallas County

Thunderstorms hit Bill Wadell's neighborhood only about ten minutes after a tornado warning expired in Dallas County, Texas, the night of Nov. 24.

Amid racial reckoning, Grammys honor the Black…

With police brutality continuing to devastate Black families and the coronavirus ravishing Black America disproportionately, the world was driven to the significance of this year’s Juneteenth more than ever before

Congratulations, Trump Says, but Not to Biden

President Trump had no public appearances scheduled Tuesday before the annual pardoning of the Thanksgiving turkey in the afternoon, but events changed that. With only moments' notice, the president walked into the White House briefing room to make the announcement, the Hill reports. "The stock market Dow Jones Industrial Average...

On This Day: 25 November 1947

In 1947, a host of British and American movie stars attended the Royal premiere of Cary Grant movie "The Bishop's Wife" in London. (Nov. 25)

Christmas traditions axed as pandemic sweeps…

The cancellation of the beloved Christmas Drawing in Norcatur, Kansas, has shone a spotlight on a global coronavirus pandemic that has reached deep into rural America

Cop On the Job 4 Days Charged With Homicide

A former San Francisco police officer is facing charges of on-duty homicide in what the district attorney's office says is a first for the city. Chris Samayoa is accused of fatally shooting a 42-year-old Black man, Keita O'Neil, on what was his fourth day on the job in 2017. The...

Snow coats communities across Wisconsin

People throughout Wisconsin experienced some Thanksgiving week snow on Nov. 24 as a storm system moved across the north-central U.S.

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Ex-prosecutor writes of drug addiction in…

A former Honolulu prosecutor convicted of conspiracy in Hawaii’s biggest corruption case that also took down her police chief husband says in a letter to a judge that a prescription drug addiction clouded her judgement

Secret NYC Wedding Was Attended by Thousands

Some viewers might assume footage of a Hasidic wedding showing thousands of maskless people packed shoulder to shoulder inside a Brooklyn synagogue harkened back to happier times, before the onset of a global pandemic. But they'd be wrong. As the New York Post reports, the footage spreading on social media...

COVID outbreak kills 27 in Illinois veterans home

Illinois officials have launched investigations into a coronavirus outbreak at a veterans nursing home that has infected nearly 200 residents and staff members, and killed 27 veterans. (Nov. 25)

Judge: California can't ban offensive license…

A federal judge says California can’t ban vanity license plates it considers “offensive to good taste and decency” because that violates freedom of speech

White House Plans Parties Amid Warnings to Hunker…

Health officials have been issuing warnings against traveling and gathering for the holidays in the midst of a coronavirus surge across the US, but 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue doesn't seem fazed by the cautionary advice. Despite the White House's own issues with COVID-19 after an indoor election night party and the...

A stunning November sunrise over the ocean

This beautiful and colorful sunrise along the sea was taken at Smith Point, New York, on Nov. 24.

The Weeknd criticizes Grammys over nominations…

The Weeknd angrily slammed the Grammys, calling the collective “corrupt” after the pop star received zero nominations despite having multiple hits this year

Flournoy May Not Be a Shoo-In for Defense After…

President-elect Joe Biden is hard at work making picks for his administration, with reports already circulating on his choices for secretary of state, Homeland Security chief, and director of national intelligence, among others. But one key role tied to national security is still up in the air: secretary of defense,...

AP Top Stories November 25 A

Here's the latest for Wednesday November 25th: Biden introduces first cabinet picks; 27 dead in Illinois veterans home COVID outbreak; 1m travelers go through Los Angeles Int'l Airport in one day; NY Gov. Cuomo tells residents to drop Thanksgiving plans.

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Q&A: Will Twitter, Facebook crack down on Trump?

For the past four years, President Donald Trump has enjoyed the special status of a world leader on Twitter and Facebook, even as he used his perch atop the social media pyramid to peddle misinformation and hurl abuse at his critics

Kerry Pick Signals 'War Footing' on Climate

Joe Biden unveiled several picks for his administration Monday, including John Kerry as his special presidential envoy for climate. Kerry will not be the first presidential "climate czar," but he will be the first to sit on the National Security Council. That alone is seen as a signal that Biden's...

Driving through slick roads covered in snow

Roads were slick in Idaho Springs, Colorado, on Nov. 24 after some heavy snowfall. The videographer said they spotted upwards of 15 cars stuck and spinning while driving to their destination.