Archive for November 27th, 2020

'World's Loneliest Elephant' Moving To Sanctuary, With Help From Cher

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 27 2020, 6:40 PM

Kaavan the elephant has lived in poor conditions for decades, and he's been alone since his partner died in 2012. Activists, including the pop singer, have successfully campaigned for his release.

'Voters, Not Lawyers, Choose The President': Trump Team Dealt Another Blow In Court

Crime & Justice | | November 27 2020, 5:20 PM

In a blistering opinion, a federal appeals court has thrown out the Trump campaign's challenge to the certification of votes in Pennsylvania. Trump's lawyers say they will appeal to the Supreme Court.

Pandemic Renews Debate Over Drivers Licenses for Undocumented Workers

US & World | | November 27 2020, 2:00 PM

Undocumented workers in some states must choose between driving illegally and risking exposure to the virus by sharing rides.

French Police Officers In Custody After Video Emerges Of Brutal Beating Of Black Man

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 27 2020, 1:40 PM

The officers were unaware they were being filmed by a surveillance camera in Paris as they beat the man. The incident comes as the government tries to pass controversial limits on images of police.

North Korea Executed Coronavirus Rule-Breaker, Says South Korean Intelligence

US & World | | November 27 2020, 11:00 AM

South Korean lawmakers say intelligence officials briefed them on the North's tough pandemic rules, including a Pyongyang lockdown and an execution of an official caught breaking restrictions.

Top Iranian Nuclear Scientist Assassinated, State Media Report

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 27 2020, 10:40 AM

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was killed by machine gun fire and explosives close to Tehran, according to Iranian state media. No one has claimed responsibility.

Movement To Limit Police Raids Looks Beyond 'No-Knock' Warrants

US & World | | November 27 2020, 7:40 AM

The death of Breonna Taylor energized a nationwide movement to restrict "no-knock" police raids, but activists want tightened rules for other kinds of forced-entry search warrants.

A COVID-19 Vaccine For Children May Still Be Many Months Away

Health | | November 27 2020, 7:00 AM

The first COVID-19 vaccines to hit the market will not be approved for use in children. Researchers must figure out if the vaccines are safe and effective in kids.

'Happiest Season' Is A Holiday Family Romcom With A Very Merry Cast

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 27 2020, 6:00 AM

Kristen Stewart and Mackenzie Davis play Abby and Harper, a couple headed home to Abby's parents' house for Christmas. Dan Levy, Victor Garber and Aubrey Plaza are among the terrific supporting cast.

Wait, Wait, Don't Inaugurate: Why The U.S. Takes So Long To Change Presidents

Politics | | November 27 2020, 5:00 AM

How is it that the Brits can have a newly elected prime minister meeting with the queen to form a new government within a day or two, but Americans need 10 or 11 weeks to install a new crew?

6 U.S. Citgo Executives Convicted And Sentenced in Venezuela

US & World | | November 27 2020, 2:00 AM

First arrested in Venezuela in November 2017, they were convicted Thanksgiving Day on corruption charges and immediately sentenced to more than eight years in prison.

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