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Despite the pandemic recession, holiday sales are expected to set a new record, topping $755 billion.
The ministry's 29-page advisory is geared to tourism professionals and business travelers now that travel is open between the two countries, but it has been criticized in both Israel and the Gulf.
Most of California is under the state's highest risk-level assessment, restricting most indoor activities and gatherings.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison had asked for an apology. Instead, a Chinese government representative excoriated Australia for its troops' alleged brutality in Afghanistan.
If President Trump succeeds, it will be the first time unauthorized immigrants will not be counted for purposes of drawing new congressional districts.
Conservative Newsmax TV has enjoyed a sharp burst in ratings as President Trump has urged his fans to turn away from Fox News.
Even as European Union leaders welcome more cordial U.S. relations, the trans-Atlantic partnership faces the tough test of handling China's expansion.
Among the names: Cecilia Rouse is nominated as chair of the Council of Economic Advisers. If confirmed, she'll be the first Black woman, and just the fourth woman overall, to lead the CEA.
A work safety agency says last year's eruption, which killed 22 people, was unexpected, but it wasn't unforeseeable. The tragedy struck at New Zealand's most active volcano.
Biotech company Moderna has new data reinforcing that its COVID-19 inoculation is safe and effective. The company is submitting an application to the FDA Monday requesting emergency use authorization.
The Constitution says that for reallocating House seats, the census must count the "whole number of persons" in each state. But Trump wants to subtract undocumented immigrants.
For-profit virtual charter schools have been dogged by complaints of low student performance, fraud and waste. Still, many are seeing a pandemic-induced enrollment surge.
Last spring, nurses and doctors traveled to New York and other COVID hot spots to help overwhelmed hospitals. But with the virus spreading everywhere, hospitals now have nowhere to turn for help.
What does it take to ship 912 miniature elephants in the mail? Determined teachers and a little creativity.
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Britain’s Culture Minister Wants A Fiction Disclaimer On ‘The Crown.’ But What Obligation Should Fictionalized Shows Have In Depicting True Events?| November 30 2020, 9:32 AM
Britain’s culture minister made waves on social media this weekend after he said that Netflix’s series “The Crown” should carry a disclaimer that it is a work of fiction.
President Donald Trump’s attempt to exclude people living in the country illegally from the population count used to divvy up congressional seats is headed for a post-Thanksgiving Supreme Court showdown.
COVID-19: As International Vaccine Race Progresses, Los Angeles Residents Hunker Down Amid County Stay-At-Home Order| November 30 2020, 9:15 AM
In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry Mantle speaks with Dr. Peter Chin-Hong, infectious disease specialist and professor of medicine at the UCSF Medical Center.
Checking In On SoCal’s Housing & Rental Markets: Rents Fall In Los Angeles, Prices Rise In The Suburbs & More| November 30 2020, 9:14 AM
According to a recent piece in the Los Angeles Times, rents in Los Angeles are falling during the COVID-19 pandemic and steadily rising in the Inland Empire.
It’s been eight months of pandemic, and with LA County’s rates getting worse, frontlines workers aren’t getting a break.