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In a blistering decision, a federal judge ruled that the campaign's complaint was "unsupported by evidence" and essentially asked the court "to disenfranchise almost seven million voters."
Saudi Arabia, which is hosting this year's virtual summit, opened up the two-day meeting urging leaders to mount a global response to the coronavirus pandemic.
After 30 years in prison, and five years on stringent parole, former U.S. Navy analyst Jonathan Pollard plans to move to Israel, his lawyers said.
On Friday alone, there were 195,000 new confirmed cases of the virus and 1,878 deaths. The U.S. has been adding 1 million cases every six days.
The arrangement, originally slated to begin Sunday, would have provided some travelers the ability to bypass a 14-day quarantine period. But new cases in Hong Kong have put the plan on hold.
The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks, which killed at least eight in the Afghan capital and came on a day when Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was to discuss Afghan peace talks.
The president's son, who announced his diagnosis on Instagram, said he has no symptoms and feels fine. Trump Jr. said he plans to quarantine and "take it seriously."
A federal judge ordered the CEO over the Voice of America to stop investigating its journalists for anti-Trump bias, saying he caused "self-censorship and the chilling of First Amendment expression."
The International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced that New York's governor will be recognized Monday for his "use of television to inform and calm people around the world."
Portland, Oregon, will fund clean energy in communities that are most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. That's an idea that's part of President-elect Joe Biden's sweeping climate plan.
Thanksgiving usually means gatherings and celebrating abundance. As the pandemic rules out crowded tables, Americans mourn missed traditions and build new ones.
Vice President Mike Pence made his first campaign appearance since he and President Trump lost their bid for reelection. He boosted Senate Republicans, while sidestepping Trump's fraud claims.
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