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Justices to take up dispute over subpoenas for…

The Supreme Court says it will hear President Donald Trump's pleas to keep his tax, bank and financial records private

Megan Rapinoe Endorses Elizabeth Warren

Megan Rapinoe endorses Elizabeth Warren.

Kentucky Gov.'s Voting Rights Order Could Exclude…

Gov. Beshear has said in the past "some crimes are so awful" that voting rights shouldn't be restored to those individuals.

Tweet With Slur Costs NFL Player His Job

His response to a fan on Twitter cost an NFL player his job Friday. The New York Giants waived Janoris Jenkins after he'd called a critical fan a "retard" earlier in the week. "It's not a word that you should use," said Dave Gettleman, the team's general manager. "I made...

Rapper Scarface in Houston City Council runoff

Brad Jordan, better known as Scarface from the Houston rap group The Geto Boyz, is in a runoff for a Houston City Council seat Saturday. (Dec. 13)

1,300 Americans Have Died From Flu In 2019

More than 4,000 new cases of influenza were confirmed across the country this week. The CDC estimates that so far this season there have been at least 2.6 million cases of the flu. More than 23,000 people have been hospitalized and 1,300 have lost their lives to the illness. At least ten children are among those who have died, as numbers of laboratory-confirmed cases continue to rise. The CDC reported that 11.3% of all clinical laboratory tests for the virus during the week ending Saturday were positive. Noting that the infection rate is up from 10.2% the previous week. The CDC noted that 99% of influenza viruses are susceptible to the four FDA-approved influenza antiviral medications.

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Swarovski crystals, $900 cabernet and a Buttigieg…

Pete Buttigieg's liberal opponents for the Democratic presidential nomination are accusing him of being beholden to big-money donors, but Buttigieg is undeterred

The Flu Has Already Killed Over 2,000 People in…

The Flu Has Already Killed Over 2,000 People in the US This Year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the casualty count is up to at least 2,400 people. The deaths reportedly occurred between October 1 and November 30. During this time, the virus sent over 29,000 people to the hospital. The CDC adds that the flu is widespread in 16 states. To protect yourself, the best option is a flu shot. Even if you do get influenza [after being vaccinated], it will often lessen the symptoms, reduce your chances of complications, and decrease the time that you are sick and spreading the virus to your family members, Stanford Health Care physician Eric A. Weiss, via Yahoo Lifestyle. You should also wash your hands often, especially after shaking hands with other people. Not touching your face, nose or eyes too much will reduce the risk as well. If you know someone that is sick, keep your distance for a few days. When one first gets the flu, they are most contagious three to four days after

Greta Thunberg Said She Doesn't Like Small Talks…

Greta Thungberg began sitting outside the Swedish parliament to bring awareness to climate change. While she urges leaders to take action, she said she tries to say no to meetings with them now. According to Business Insider, she said they mostly perform small talk and want to take selfies. Thunberg has met with several people, such as Pope Francis and former President Barack Obama. Additionally, she has met with former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Leonardo DiCaprio.

Was Tony Soprano Whacked? 'Meadow' Has a Theory

It's been 12 years since The Sopranos ended in ambiguous fashion, with viewers debating to this day whether Tony was fatally ambushed in the final scene. Now Jamie-Lynn Sigler, the actress who played daughter Meadow Soprano, is weighing in with her opinion. No, Tony didn't get whacked, she tells the...

Top 5 cities most likely to see a white Christmas

Dreaming of a white Christmas? Depending on where you live, that may actually be possible! See if your city is likely to get a white Christmas.

Jeremy Corbyn to Step Down as Labour Party Leader

Jeremy Corbyn to Step Down as Labour Party Leader. The socialist leader made the announcement on Friday. after the Labour Party lost a number of seats to the Conservatives in the U.K. General Election. The Conservative Party was projected to win 357 of the 650 seats in the British Parliament, according to Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Corbyn said he will not lead the party into another election, but he will remain for a “process of reflection.”. It was the Labour Party's second General Election defeat under Corbyn. U.S. President Donald Trump celebrated the win for the Conservatives on Twitter. Looking like a big win for Boris in the U.K.! , Donald Trump, via Twitter

141-year-old fruitcake is a Michigan family's…

A Michigan family has been passing down a 141-year-old homemade fruitcake as a family heirloom

Historic Detroit power plant demolished

A Detroit power plant that was more than 100 years old has been demolished to accommodate a Jeep factory. Explosives were used to bring down the Conners Creek plant near the Detroit River. (Dec. 13)

After Trump Slam, Greta Gets Message From…

President Trump may think Greta Thunberg needs to "chill," but his predecessor's wife thinks the young Swedish climate activist is just fine as is. After Trump called it "ridiculous" this week that Thunberg became Time magazine's youngest ever Person of the Year, telling her to work on her "anger management...

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UN official: Chilean police abused protester's…

The United Nation's chief human rights agency says Chile's security forces abused protesters taking the streets in recent months

Meet The Baby Boy Born At 12:12 AM On Dec 12

A baby entered the world on December 12 at 12:12 AM.

President Donald Trump Approves Trade Deal With…

In return for a delay in tariffs, China will purchase U.S. agricultural products.

2020 Debates May Be Missing a Key Player

Wondering how the general election debates between President Trump and the Democratic nominee will go down? We may never find out. Two sources said to be familiar with Trump's discussions on the matter tells the New York Times the president is mulling not showing up for any such showdowns—not...

1 dead at plant outside Atlanta; suspect arrested

A contract worker was arrested at an Alabama bus station Friday, hours after officials say he shot and killed a fellow worker in a suburban Atlanta factory. (Dec. 13)

Liquid Biopsy Could help Doctors Predict Breast…

A new tool could make it easier to predict whether early-stage triple-negative breast cancer will return following chemotherapy. In a new study, researchers used a liquid biopsy called FoundationOne Liquid to test for reoccurrence of the cancer. FoundationOne Liquid uses a blood test to detect circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA). ctDNA values are visible in blood plasma. In studies, researchers were able to detect ctDNA in 63%, of the study participants.

Column: Lamar Jackson finishes off an ugly…

Let's hope Lamar Jackson amazing season is finishing off that ugly stereotype about African-American quarterbacks

Articles of Impeachment Are Approved by Party…

Articles of Impeachment Are Approved by Party Line, House Committee Vote. By a 23 to 17 vote, the House Judiciary Committee approved the charges against President Donald Trump. The two articles of impeachment include abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The charges relate to Trump's alleged use of office in order to pressure the government of Ukraine to open an investigation into former vice president Joe Biden and his son, Hunter. Biden has emerged as the leading contender for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. The vote followed 14 hours of highly partisan debate on Thursday. The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives is expected to vote on the articles of impeachment next week. The articles will then move to the Republican-controlled Senate for a vote. In order for a president to be removed from office, both the House and Senate must approve articles of impeachment

Harvey Weinstein's Accusers May Agree To $25…

Harvey Weinstein’s team has reached a tentative settlement deal with many of his alleged victims. While the agreement is $25 million, it would not require Weinstein to admit any wrongdoing. The money would be paid by insurance companies representing his former studio. According to Newser, the agreement would be part of an overall $47 million settlement The settlement would be shared by more than 30 women and even set some aside for potential future claimants.

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Critics Call Out Eastwood's 'Misstep' in Richard…

Clint Eastwood's Richard Jewell is touted as "a story of what happens when what is reported as fact obscures the truth." With its release Friday, critics have joined the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in pointing out that the film telling how the government and media painted a hero as a suspect in...

Bernie Rayno breaks down the next snowstorm that…

As of Friday, the storm is still way out over the Pacific, but it's on the move. AccuWeather's chief broadcast meteorologist has details on the timing and track of the storm.

Conservatives Achieve Sweeping Victory in…

Conservatives Achieve Sweeping Victory in ‘Historic’ UK Election. The final results for the United Kingdom’s general election are in, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Conservative Party winning a majority of the available seats. . In total, the Conservatives won 365 seats, the Labour Party won 203 seats, the Scottish National Party won 48 seats and the Liberal Democrats won 11 seats. . This marks the biggest victory for the Conservatives since Margaret Thatcher’s acqusition of a third term in 1987. It also marks the worst showing for the Labour Party since 1935, which is likely why the party’s leader, Jeremy Corbyn, announced his resignation. Speaking to his constituents following the victory, Johnson said the results have provided “a powerful new mandate to get Brexit done.”. We politicians have squandered the last three years, three and a half years, in squabbles about Brexit … I will put an end to all that nonsense, and we will get Brexit done on time by the 31st of January, no ifs, no buts, no maybes, Boris Johnson, via Al Jazeera. Johnson also echoed his policy promises of increasing investments into the National Health Service, creating an Australian-style immigration system and becoming carbon neutral by 2050. . You voted for all these things and it is now this government, this people's government, it's our solemn duty to deliver on each and every one of those commitments …, Boris Johnson, via Al Jazeera