Why Trump's Flynn pardon could backfire

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In pre-Thanksgiving address, Biden urges Americans not to 'surrender to the fatigue'

November 25, 2020

More households are experiencing hunger in the U.S. than at any other point during the pandemic, analysis shows

November 25, 2020

Illinois is experiencing a 'dire' coronavirus situation

November 25, 2020

Alabama coach Nick Saban tests positive for COVID-19 again

November 25, 2020

Argentina soccer legend Diego Maradona dies at 60

November 25, 2020

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November 25, 2020

Penguin Random House to buy Simon & Schuster in deal that 'would create a publishing behemoth'

November 25, 2020

FDA approves test designed to measure specific COVID-19 antibody levels

November 25, 2020

New jobless claims unexpectedly rise for the 2nd week in a row

November 25, 2020

Trump to reportedly join Rudy Giuliani at Pennsylvania election event after aides 'tried talking him out of' going

November 25, 2020

Stephen Colbert, Seth Meyers, Jimmy Kimmel link Trump's turkey pardon, odd Randy Quaid retweets, Giuliani

November 25, 2020

Meghan Markle discloses miscarriage in a candid op-ed urging compassion

November 25, 2020

Trump's staffers are reportedly now avoiding him to stay out of legal jeopardy

November 25, 2020

Fox News settles lawsuit with Seth Rich's parents over false story tied to his murder

November 25, 2020

Report: New Mexico governor, former surgeon general are the top contenders to be Biden's health secretary

November 25, 2020

U.S. plans to distribute 6.4 million doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine in mid-December

November 25, 2020

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Michael Flynn.

Why Trump's Flynn pardon could backfire

November 25, 2020
Joe Biden.

In pre-Thanksgiving address, Biden urges Americans not to 'surrender to the fatigue'

November 25, 2020
Food bank.

More households are experiencing hunger in the U.S. than at any other point during the pandemic, analysis shows

November 25, 2020
Coronavirus testing in Illinois.

Illinois is experiencing a 'dire' coronavirus situation

November 25, 2020
Nick Saban

Alabama coach Nick Saban tests positive for COVID-19 again

November 25, 2020
Diego Maradona.

Argentina soccer legend Diego Maradona dies at 60

November 25, 2020
Joe Biden.

Why European powers won't pressure Biden to re-enter Iran deal

November 25, 2020
Books by Barack Obama, Bob Woodward, and Michael Cohen in a New York bookstore

Penguin Random House to buy Simon & Schuster in deal that 'would create a publishing behemoth'

November 25, 2020
Food and Drug Administration logo.

FDA approves test designed to measure specific COVID-19 antibody levels

November 25, 2020
Labor Department

New jobless claims unexpectedly rise for the 2nd week in a row

November 25, 2020
President Trump

Trump to reportedly join Rudy Giuliani at Pennsylvania election event after aides 'tried talking him out of' going

November 25, 2020
Trump pardons a turkey

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November 25, 2020
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry

Meghan Markle discloses miscarriage in a candid op-ed urging compassion

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Trump in the Oval Office

Trump's staffers are reportedly now avoiding him to stay out of legal jeopardy

November 25, 2020
Fox News

Fox News settles lawsuit with Seth Rich's parents over false story tied to his murder

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Vivek Murthy.

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November 25, 2020
Pfizer coronavirus vaccine.

U.S. plans to distribute 6.4 million doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine in mid-December

November 25, 2020
A health care worker puts on PPE.

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