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With US in COVID-19 panic, Sen. Perdue saw stock…

Republican Sen. David Perdue of Georgia carried out a series of well-timed stock transactions at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic

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Markle Makes Devastating Reveal, Finds 'Path to…

Last year, when Meghan Markle was a new mom plagued by exhaustion, a journalist's simple question served as a surprise salve: "Are you OK?" In an opinion piece in the New York Times , the Duchess of Sussex says those three words are what she said to her own husband, Harry,...

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)

Does A Negative COVID Test Mean You Can Hang Out…

Many Americans are getting coronavirus tests ahead of Thanksgiving. But experts say the tests are not a free pass to gather indoors with other. These tests only provide a snapshot of your infectiousness at one point in time. A period of isolation is required before a test and there should be no exposure after, either. Otherwise, when seeing people outside your household, meet outdoors and wear masks. It is also important to maintain social distance, according to reports at Business Insider.

Election 2020 Today: Biden picks key advisers…

President-elect Joe Biden has introduced his national security team, his first substantive offering of how he’ll shift from Trump-era “America First” policies by relying on experts from the Democratic establishment to be some of his most important advisers

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PCR, antigénique, salivaire... : Quel test…

PCR, antigénique, salivaire... : Quel test choisir ?. Les autorités de santé préconisent depuis leur arrivée les tests PCR suivis, si nécessaires, d'un test sérologique pour savoir si le patient a déjà été infecté par le passé . Mais de nouveaux tests, plus pratiques à mettre en place, pourraient faire leur apparition malgré une précision réduite, les tests antigéniques. Les tests antigéniques ont un grand intérêt si on va dans un Ehpad, si on va dans une collectivité et qu’on veut voir si le virus circule, Docteur Richard Handschuh, médecin à Paris. La Haute autorité de santé (HAS) avait conseillé, dès septembre, de n'utiliser ce test que dans des situations particulières où les tests PCR ne pouvaient pas être menés. La HAS ne se prononce pour l’instant pas sur leur utilisation en dépistage, Haute autorité de santé (HAS). Des tests salivaires sont également en conception mais plusieurs études de la HAS ont remis en cause son efficacité avec environ 3 cas sur 4 non détectés

'Dancing With The Stars' Crowns A New Champion…

Dancing with the Stars has wrapped their current season and crowned the 2020 winner. One celebrity dancer and their partner have claimed the coveted Mirrorball Trophy. "Bachelor" alum Kaitlyn Bristowe and Artem Chigvintsev were chosen as the new champions Monday. Bristowe and her partner performed an encore of their Argentine Tango to "Toxic" by Britney Spears to secure the win. The winning duo also danced to "Sparkling Diamonds" from "Moulin Rouge" on their final night. The results came as a shock to many, who had assumed "Catfish" host Nev Schulman and pro Jenna Johnson would take the title.

A 2019 Interview About Actors of Color Is Going…

An interview with comedian Hasan Minhaj is going viral—nearly a year after it took place. Last December, Minhaj submitted to a lie detector test for a Vanity Fair bit, and during the segment, he was asked whether it bothered him that Dax Shepard once rated him a 9 out...

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.

New CDC Model Projects COVID-19 Will Nearly…

New CDC Model Projects COVID-19 Cases, Will Nearly Double This Winter. The forecasting model was developed by researchers at the Washington University in St. Louis. It projects the possibility of more than 12 million cases of coronavirus in the U.S. by Jan. 20. Since the beginning of November, coronavirus infections in the U.S. have increased by more than 3.1 million. Nearly 86,000 people are currently hospitalized in the U.S. with COVID-19. If the COVID-19 surge does not soon begin to drop, health care workers could soon face the necessity of rationing hospital care. What kind of Thanksgiving we have is going to go a long way to determining what December looks like, what our holiday season going to look like, Dr. Scott Harris, Alabama State Health Officer, via CNN. Experts say that the safest way to avoid contracting the virus during the holiday season is to avoid travel, and to adhere to social distancing and mask suggestions

With hope high for vaccine, Britain prepares to…

With major COVID-19 vaccines showing high levels of protection, British officials are cautiously — and they stress cautiously — optimistic that life may start returning to normal by early April

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)

'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,...

China stepping up virus testing on imported food…

Chinese officials say the country is stepping up virus inspections on imported food packaging as cooler weather brings new waves of coronavirus infections in several overseas countries

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This technology sends laser beams into sky to…

This technology sends laser beams into sky to create artificial stars.

Chappelle Asks Netflix to Pull His Show; It Does

Netflix has agreed to stop streaming Chappelle's Show after a request from the show's star. Dave Chappelle says he was a "desperate" 28-year-old expectant father when he signed the Comedy Central contract to launch the show and that now, nearly two decades later, it's been licensed to Netflix and HBO...

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.

David Dinkins, Former New York Mayor, Dies At 93

Former New York City Mayor David Dinkins has died at the age of 93. Dinkins holds the distinction of being the city's first African American mayor. According to CNN, Dinkins served as the 106th mayor of New York City from 1990 to 1993. He was born in 1927 in Trenton, New Jersey, and graduated from Howard University and Brooklyn Law School. His wife, Joyce Dinkins passed away on October 11 at age 89. Dinkins is survived by two children and two grandchildren.

Car hits gate outside German leader's offices…

German authorities say a car has crashed into the front gate of the building housing German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s offices, causing minor damage

L'Assemblée Nationale vote la nouvelle loi sur l…

L'Assemblée Nationale vote la nouvelle loi sur la sécurité globale. Le texte controversé a été présenté par les marcheurs Jean‑Michel Fauvergue et Alice Thourot. Il a obtenu 288 voix pour, 104 voix contre et et 66 abstentions. L'article 24 a particulièrement animé les débats . Son objectif sera de pénaliser d'un an de prison et 45.000 euros d'amende la diffusion de "l'image du visage ou tout autre élément d'identification" des membres des forces de l'ordre. Cette loi prévoit également un meilleur équipement en caméra mobile pour les policiers ainsi qu'une refonte de l'organisation de la police municipale. Le texte a été voté mardi 24 novembre au soir alors que ,la veille, des images de violences policières contre des migrants et un journaliste avaient été diffusées

Elon Musk Becomes World’s Second Richest Person

The Weeknd Shut Out of 'Corrupt' Grammy Awards

The Weeknd is having what ABC News says might be "one of the best years in his career." The Canadian pop star's latest album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200; one of the singles from it spent a record-breaking 40 weeks in the top 10 of the Billboard...

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.

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Doctors Say CDC Should Warn People About COVID-19…

Doctors Say CDC Should Warn People About COVID-19 Vaccine Side Effects . Now that Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca are each closer to releasing a COVID-19 vaccine to the public, . doctors are urging the CDC to let people know that it is possible they will experience unpleasant side effects. Since each of the drugmakers' vaccines require two separate doses, . Dr. Sandra Fryhofer of the American Medical Association is worried people won't return for the second dose after experiencing side effects from the first dose. We really need to make patients aware that this is not going to be a walk in the park, Dr. Sandra Fryhofer of the American Medical Association, via statement. They are going to know they had a vaccine. They are probably not going to feel wonderful. But they’ve got to come back for that second dose, Dr. Sandra Fryhofer of the American Medical Association, via statement. One Moderna study participant in her 50s said she endured a migraine that left her drained and unable to focus for an entire day. The first dose is no big deal. And then the second dose will definitely put you down for the day for sure. ... You will need to take a day off after the second dose, Moderna COVID-19 vaccine study participant, via CNBC. Possible side effects include body aches, chills, high fever, bad headaches, daylong exhaustion and more

EU says first virus vaccinations possible by…

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen says the first coronavirus vaccinations could happen by Christmas

Pandemic heats up US housing market

Although the COVID-19 pandemic is hurting the US economy, the country’s housing market is booming. People are telecommuting. Kids are studying at home. These are some of the many reasons pushing Americans across the country to seek bigger homes. (Nov. 25)