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Supreme Court Says New York Can't Limit Attendance In Houses of Worship Due To COVID

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| Justices said the Gov. Andrew Cuomo's executive order limiting attendance in places of worship violates the First Amendment.

Critics Want Sacklers To Face Criminal Charges For Role In Opioid Crisis


A new plea deal with the Justice Department is the second time the family-owned company admitted criminal schemes to boost Oxycontin sales. Despite their hands-on role, the Sacklers face no charges.


Educators And Native Leaders Recommend Bringing Anti-Racism To The Thanksgiving Table


This year the beloved holiday comes on the heels of a national movement demanding racial justice. One Native American leader says that "people want to resolve the burdens of our history."

China's Xi Jinping Congratulates Biden On Election Win, Urges Cooperation


He is one of the last major world leaders to wish Joe Biden congratulations.

'An Almost Unbearable Grief': Meghan, Duchess Of Sussex, Reveals She Had Miscarriage


In The New York Times, the former Meghan Markle said she was expecting a second child with Prince Harry when the miscarriage happened in July. She said she hopes to help others by sharing her story.

Illinois Authorities Investigate Outbreak At Veterans' Home That Killed 27


The coronavirus outbreak in LaSalle, Ill., has infected some 200 people, in what state officials are calling a "tragedy." Illinois is opening a probe into what happened.

North Korean Former Gymnast Fled To South Korea By Jumping Fence


The unnamed man defected to the South on Nov. 3, avoiding capture for 14 hours. He is seeking asylum in South Korea.

CDC Likely To Recommend Shortening Coronavirus Quarantine Period


Federal health officials could reduce the quarantine from the currently recommended 14 days to as few as seven for people who test negative for the virus.

England Cuts Quarantine Time For Travelers With Negative COVID-19 Test


Starting next month, some travelers going to England could cut their 14-day mandatory quarantine down to five days if a COVID-19 test comes up negative.