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Alabama Teachers Suspended Over Offensive Group Texts

Alabama Teachers Suspended Over Offensive Group Texts

NEWS | Nov 21
An Alabama school board has suspended multiple teachers accused of sharing inappropriate and offensive text messages in a group chat.

From Lizzo to Lil Nas, New Kids on the Block Rule Grammys

From Lizzo to Lil Nas, New Kids on the Block Rule Grammys

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Nov 21
Genre-mashing, bold and chart-topping new artists have caught the attention of the Recording Academy, as Lizzo, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X lead in nominations at the 2020 Grammy Awards.

At Dem Debate, Buttigieg Takes Hits on Issue of Experience

At Dem Debate, Buttigieg Takes Hits on Issue of Experience

NEWS | Nov 21
In Wednesday night's Democratic debate, Pete Buttigieg became the focus of several of his Democratic opponents for what they characterized as a lack of experience.

Across Mister Rogers' Actual Neighborhoods, His Faith Echoes

Across Mister Rogers' Actual Neighborhoods, His Faith Echoes

ENTERTAINMENT | By Ted Anthony | Nov 21
His TV neighborhood, was, of course, a realm of make believe — a child's-eye view of community summoned into being by an oddly understanding adult, cobbled together from a patchwork of stage sets, model houses and pure, unsullied love.

Ariana Grande, Miranda Lambert, Shelton React to Grammy Noms

Ariana Grande, Miranda Lambert, Shelton React to Grammy Noms

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 21
Reactions from some of the nominees for the 62nd Grammy Awards.

Buttigieg Releases More Tax Returns from McKinsey Work

Buttigieg Releases More Tax Returns from McKinsey Work

NEWS | Nov 21
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has released two additional tax returns from his time working at consulting firm McKinsey.

Apple Cancels Premiere of 'The Banker' Over 'Concerns'

Apple Cancels Premiere of 'The Banker' Over 'Concerns'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Nov 21
Apple has canceled the premiere of one of the tech company's first original films, "The Banker" the day before it was to debut at Los Angeles' AFI Film Festival.

Key Witnesses will Cap Intense Week in Impeachment Inquiry

Key Witnesses will Cap Intense Week in Impeachment Inquiry

NEWS | By Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick and Eric Tucker | Nov 21
House impeachment investigators will hear on Thursday from two key witnesses who grew alarmed by how President Donald Trump and others in his orbit were conducting foreign policy in Ukraine, capping an intense week in the historic inquiry.

Takeaways from the 5th Democratic 2020 Presidential Debate

Takeaways from the 5th Democratic 2020 Presidential Debate

NEWS | By Nicholas Riccardi and Bill Barrow | Nov 21
Democrats spent more time making the case for their ability to beat President Donald Trump than trying to defeat each other in their fifth debate.

Officials Trace Multi-State Hepatitis A Cases to Supermarket Berries

Officials Trace Multi-State Hepatitis A Cases to Supermarket Berries

A hepatitis A outbreak in Nebraska, Indiana and Wisconsin has been traced to blackberries sold in Fresh Thyme grocery stores.


News

Gay Rights Advocate Seeks Kansas Councilwoman's Resignation

Gay Rights Advocate Seeks Kansas Councilwoman's Resignation

NATIONAL | Nov 20
A gay rights activist says an Olathe City Council member should resign after she complained to his employer about his efforts to persuade the council to adopt an ordinance providing protections for LBGTQ residents.


Entertainment

Zendaya Introduces Trans Fan to 'Euphoria's' Hunter Schafer

Zendaya Introduces Trans Fan to 'Euphoria's' Hunter Schafer

CELEBRITIES | By Sam Cronin | Nov 20
Zendaya, Drama TV Star award-winning actress in "Euphoria" surprised a trans fan of the show last Friday, introducing her to co-star Hunter Schafer. The fan reached out to Zendaya as a fan and someone who was deeply inspired by Schafer.


Business

Survey: About 1 in 4 Europeans Hold Anti-Semitic Beliefs

Survey: About 1 in 4 Europeans Hold Anti-Semitic Beliefs

LEGAL | By David Rising | Nov 21
About one in four Europeans hold anti-Semitic beliefs, with such attitudes on the rise in eastern countries and mostly steady in the west, according to a survey released Thursday.


Technology

Arctic in Hot Water: Sea Ice Minimal in Chukchi, Bering Seas

Arctic in Hot Water: Sea Ice Minimal in Chukchi, Bering Seas

SCIENCE | By Dan Joling | Nov 20
The U.S. research vessel Sikuliaq can break through ice as thick as 2.5 feet (0.76 meters). In the Chukchi Sea northwest of Alaska this month, which should be brimming with floes, its limits likely won't be tested.


Finance

Warren's Math Adds Up: Says Out-Of-Pocket Health Spending Will Total $11 Trillion In The Next Decade

Warren's Math Adds Up: Says Out-Of-Pocket Health Spending Will Total $11 Trillion In The Next Decade

INSURANCE | By Shefali Luthra | Nov 13
If true, it would be a figure both staggering and significant to the unfolding debate, as Americans try to understand how Warren's brand of a single-payer health system could affect their pocketbooks.


Cars

US Group Says 803 Unbelted Rear-Seat Passengers Died in 2018

US Group Says 803 Unbelted Rear-Seat Passengers Died in 2018

AUTO NEWS | Nov 20
More than 800 rear-seat passengers who weren't wearing seat belts were killed last year in U.S. traffic crashes, and a highway safety group says states aren't making enough progress in getting people to buckle up.


Style

Chang Says His New Netflix Food Travel Show Honors Bourdain

Chang Says His New Netflix Food Travel Show Honors Bourdain

FOOD/DRINK | By Michael Cidoni Lennox | Nov 20
"Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner" host David Chang says he understands why critics are comparing his new show to work done by his late friend and colleague Anthony Bourdain. Chang's show fuses food and travel as did Bourdain's "Parts Unknown.''


Health/Fitness

A Call for Major Federal Spending Reform as STDs Reach an All-Time High

A Call for Major Federal Spending Reform as STDs Reach an All-Time High

POLITICS | Nov 20
A new report released by the National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) calls for major reforms in how the U.S. funds and supports STD prevention and care in the midst of a growing public health crisis.