Appellate court rejects Trump campaign lawsuit: 'Calling an election unfair does not make it so'

2:46 p.m.

S&P 500, Nasdaq close at record highs as global market caps off historic month

1:38 p.m.

Iranian scientist suspected of leading nuclear weapons program shot and killed

12:19 p.m.

South Korean intelligence believes North Korea is nervous about dealing with Biden administration

11:33 a.m.

Global pharma group director anticipates up to 10 COVID-19 vaccines by summer

11:09 a.m.

Trump says he knows whether he'll attend Biden's inauguration but keeps decision private

10:51 a.m.

Why Trump's Flynn pardon could backfire

November 25, 2020

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

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

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
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The transition begins
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Biden leaves the left in the lurch
There was never going to be a Secretary Elizabeth Warren at the Treasury or a Secretary Bernie Sanders at the Department of Labor
Can an old Blob learn new tricks?
On what Biden's veteran foreign policy team learned in exile
Obama the pretender
Was he really a moderate defender of norms?
Jeffrey Wright is the new 'narrator voice'
The man who might usurp Sam Elliot and Morgan Freeman as the king of voice-overs
When the spotlight fades
Trump needs attention more than anything. But now Biden is stealing the limelight.
Mitt's courage
Why I was wrong about the senator and former presidential candidate
"Waste is a bad thing for its own sake. The disposability of so many of the objects that surround us disfigures not only the planet but our own appetites and imaginations."
The Earth is not a math problem
Why a technocratic approach to the environment is doomed to fail
Every Christmas movie needs more Dolly Parton
Parton's belief in the goodness of others makes her new Christmas movie shine
Biden's challenges abroad
President Trump pulled the U.S. back from global leadership. Can Joe Biden restore it?
6 book recommendations from N. Scott Momaday
The Pulitzer Prize winner recommends works by Ernest Hemingway, Juan Ramón Jiménez, and more
Inheriting an economy in disrepair
What will the economy look like under the Biden administration?
"Trump is doing enormous, potentially long-lasting damage to American democracy through the same means by which he seized his party's nomination nearly five years ago: a potent mix of demagoguery, flagrant lies, and anti-establishment fury."
Damaging democracy?
The terrible consequences of Trump's quest to overturn the election
Was there ever a Trump Doctrine?
Trump is winding down his foreign policy the way it began: Incoherently
5 toons about Giuliani's dubious legal strategy
Artists take on his unhinged press conference, Trump's desperation, and more
A perfect environment for fraud
And more of the week's best financial insight
"If American government needs to be protected from the people, for the sake of some larger principle, this is a chance for Republicans not only to say so, but to do something about it."
Cards on the table
Will Republican legislatures stand up and declare they should be able to invalidate elections?
It's not just the germs — it's also the genes
Pathogens can make us sick. Just how sick depends on genetic variations, including ones that sabotage immune molecules called interferons.
Will Democrats stand up for democracy?
Crossing your fingers and hoping the Trump coup will go away is not a strategy
Will countries boycott the 2022 Winter Olympics?
International calls to boycott the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing are growing
"Instead of smart federalism, we've gotten dumb federalism, with many states actively denying reality by refusing to undertake any meaningful response to the pandemic at all."
Is America buckling?
It's hard to escape the feeling we're watching the slow-motion collapse of American self-government
6 beautiful homes in and around Pittsburgh
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Solving COVID
Rudy Giuliani and Jenna Ellis.

Appellate court rejects Trump campaign lawsuit: 'Calling an election unfair does not make it so'

2:46 p.m.
Wall Street.

S&P 500, Nasdaq close at record highs as global market caps off historic month

1:38 p.m.
Iranian flag over Tehran.

Iranian scientist suspected of leading nuclear weapons program shot and killed

12:19 p.m.
Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un.

South Korean intelligence believes North Korea is nervous about dealing with Biden administration

11:33 a.m.
Coronavirus vaccine.

Global pharma group director anticipates up to 10 COVID-19 vaccines by summer

11:09 a.m.
Donald Trump.

Trump says he knows whether he'll attend Biden's inauguration but keeps decision private

10:51 a.m.
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

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

November 25, 2020
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