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 2020-11-28 19:17 

Vox

Federal appeals court rejects a Trump election lawsuit: "Calling an election unfair does not make it so"...

The Trump campaign can't stop losing election lawsuits....

 2020-11-28 19:14 

Talking Points Memo

Report: Trump Considering 2024 Campaign Launch, Event To Disrupt Biden Inauguration...

As his court battles to overturn the election continue to fizzle, President Donald Trump has been grabbing for straws. He......

 2020-11-28 19:00 

Daily Kos

Trump admin politicizes U.S. citizenship test in addition to making it harder to pass...

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has made official the changes it proposed to its naturalization test, and suspicions that it was doing it just to trip up applicants was right on the dot, an immigration policy expert says. "Some of the questi...

 2020-11-28 19:00 

The Daily Beast

Here's 7 Native American-Owned Etsy Shops That Should Be On Your Radar...

In honor of National Native American Heritage Month, take a moment to check out these talented Native American-Owned Businesses on Etsy....

 2020-11-28 18:23 

Slate Magazine

Trump Reportedly Considering Launching 2024 Campaign During Biden's Inauguration...

The president has been talking with advisers about how to best time his 2024 announcement to make sure the Republican Party stands behind him....

 2020-11-28 18:00 

Daily Kos

The flip side to Biden's appointments: All the Trumpers he can fire...

Here's something to ponder along with your dream team picks for President-elect Joe Biden's Cabinet and top officials: Who should he fire first? There are just so many options, and you can thank Republicans for the fact that Biden will be able to ...

 2020-11-28 17:58 

Talking Points Memo

Biden Planning To Act Quickly To Protect And Advance LGBTQ Rights...

As vice president in 2012, Joe Biden endeared himself to many LGBTQ Americans by endorsing same-sex marriage even before his......

 2020-11-28 17:57 

Mother Jones

Hooray! A Cat in the White House....
 2020-11-28 17:51 

Mother Jones

The RNC Chair Is Having Trouble Convincing Republicans to Vote in Georgia Senate Races...
 2020-11-28 17:36 

Washington Post

Trump's bid to exclude undocumented immigrants from reapportionment arrives at Supreme Court...

The approach could aid GOP areas at the expense of states with large immigrant populations....

 2020-11-28 17:00 

Daily Kos

There's a reason why Trump can't admit that wealthier, educated suburbanites are one reason he lost...

The entire "voter fraud" shtick emanating from the White House is already rancid well beyond its shelf life, but this needs to be pointed out, if it hasn't already. Despite his squealing about "fraud" in the cities of Milwaukee, Detroi...

 2020-11-28 17:00 

The Daily Beast

Our Favorite Place to Shop Rugs Is Having a Sale...

Revival rugs actually makes rug shopping easy. Crazy, right?...

 2020-11-28 16:54 

Crooks and Liars

Deputy Prosecutor Fired For Speaking Out Against Jail Time For People Who Fall Behind On Rent...

ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox . An Arkansas prosecutor has been fired after speaking out against the state's criminal eviction statute...

 2020-11-28 16:45 

Crooks and Liars

Fox Host Throws Cold Water On Team Trump's Chances With SCOTUS...

Despite the best efforts by her Fox & Friends weekend cohosts Will Cain and Pete Hegseth, Jedediah Bila threw cold water on the notion that their frivolous voter fraud cases were going anywhere after a Trump appointed judge practically laughed them out of...

 2020-11-28 16:36 

Vox

The assassination of a top Iranian nuclear scientist, briefly explained...

Iran has blamed Israel for the attack, and pledged retaliation....

 2020-11-28 16:33 

Crooks and Liars

Tired Of Sign-Stealing, Austrian Village Finally Changes Its Name...

And, perhaps as a sign that Austrians do indeed have a sense of humor, the town formerly known as Fucking will on January 1 be known as Fugging. "Shortly after news broke of the Fucking decision, the German mountain community of Wank released a statem...

 2020-11-28 16:00 

Daily Kos

How do we make sure that enough people get vaccinated to end the pandemic?...

After a season of doubts, in the middle of an ongoing horror, there finally seems to be hope ahead. Not just the hope generated by the election and its outcome, but the hope of vaccines that can finally bring the nation—and the world—out from ...

 2020-11-28 15:42 

Crooks and Liars

You Can Buy More Than Just Books At Your Favorite Independent Bookstore...

As the nation has struggled to face the novel coronavirus pandemic, Daily Kos has covered the enormous burden the Trump administration has effectively placed on the shoulders of small business owners and their employees. We know, for example, that Black-o...

 2020-11-28 15:42 

The Daily Beast

This Sale on Bio Bidets Will Keep You Clean and Save You Money on Toilet Paper...

Choose from the entry level option or a fancy one with a remote and self-heating abilities....

 2020-11-28 15:36 

Mother Jones

Coronavirus Growth in Western Countries: November 27 Update...
 2020-11-28 15:21 

Slate Magazine

Biden Sees Lead Increase in Milwaukee County After Trump Pays for Vote Recount...

The Trump campaign paid $3 million to recount votes in Milwaukee and Dane counties, which were key to Biden's victory in Wisconsin....

 2020-11-28 15:00 

Daily Kos

Why the 2017 Las Vegas massacre was an act of right-wing domestic terrorism, and why it matters...

One of the thorniest issues the team that I helped lead at Type Investigations and Reveal News as we compiled domestic-terrorism data from around the nation for our July report on "Domestic Terror in the Age of Trump" was the case of Stephen Paddo...

 2020-11-28 15:00 

The Daily Beast

The Best Things to Get From Sephora's Black Friday Sale...

Everything from palettes to curling irons is up to 50% off....

 2020-11-28 15:00 

Slate Magazine

Future Tense Newsletter: Hey 2020, the Past Deserved a Better Future...

Plus: a new story from Future Tense Fiction by Karl Schroeder, author of Stealing Worlds....

 2020-11-28 14:59 

Crooks and Liars

Trump Laughed Out Of Court Again This Time By His Own Appointee...

The decision, by Third Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Stephanos Bibas, was described by The New York Times as "blistering" and a "a complete repudiation" of Trump's effort to halt the certification of Pennsyvlania's certification o...

 2020-11-28 14:59 

Crooks and Liars

Reminder: GOP Has Falsely Shouted 'Voter Fraud' Years Before Trump Was Elected...

A headline at HuffPost reads : Donor In Trump's Election 'Fraud' Fight Sues To Snatch Back His $2.5 Million Contribution But the contribution in dispute didn't go directly to Trump, or to an organization created by Trump affiliates. Here&#...

 2020-11-28 14:30 

Crooks and Liars

KPop Stans Strike Again - This Time Taking Over The #BidenCheated Hashtag...

Kpop, short for Korean Pop music, is a worldwide phenomenon of idol culture following musical acts, artists and social media. They are a force and are able to coordindate large scale social media takeovers of hashtags on a scale that no other group has be...

 2020-11-28 14:04 

Talking Points Memo

Biden Victory Means Some Guantanamo Prisoners May Be Released...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The oldest prisoner at the Guantanamo Bay detention center went to his latest review board hearing with......

 2020-11-28 14:01 

Slate Magazine

What if Nature Could Speak for Itself?...

A journalist who has reported on the rights of nature movement responds to Karl Schroeder's "The Suicide of Our Troubles."...

 2020-11-28 14:00 

Daily Kos

Remember, you can buy more than just books at your favorite independent bookstore...

As the nation has struggled to face the novel coronavirus pandemic, Daily Kos has covered the enormous burden the Trump administration has effectively placed on the shoulders of small business owners and their employees. We know, for example, that Black-o...

 2020-11-28 14:00 

Slate Magazine

"The Suicide of Our Troubles"...

In Karl Schroeder's "The Suicide of Our Troubles," the mercury in a water supply has had enough of itself....

 2020-11-28 13:30 

Washington Post

Record Asian American turnout helped Biden win Georgia. Can it help flip the Senate?...

Joe Biden won rapidly diversifying Georgia partly because Asian Americans mobilized to an unprecedented degree. With two critical Senate runoffs approaching, these voters could also boost Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock....

 2020-11-28 13:00 

Crooks and Liars

Trump Refuses To Concede, But Finally Admits He'll Leave The White House In January...

Today in things that should in no way be news, but are, Donald Trump said he would leave the White House if (when) the Electoral College votes for President-elect Joe Biden. Trump took questions from reporters late Thursday afternoon after speaking remote...

 2020-11-28 13:00 

The Daily Beast

Purple's Mattress and Sleep Bundle Black Friday Sale Is A Total Dream for Bad Sleepers...

Because your mattress matters more than you think....

 2020-11-28 13:00 

Slate Magazine

Help! My Boyfriend Told My 3-Year-Old to Call Him "Daddy."...

I'm furious. He thinks I'm overreacting....

 2020-11-28 12:54 

The Daily Beast

Ex-Overstock CEO Says He's Put Together an 'Army of Various Odd People' to Save Trump...

After resigning in 2019 following claims that he'd romanced a Russian agent, Patrick Byrne is back and he says he's funding a team of "hackers and cybersleuths" to rescue Trump....

 2020-11-28 12:30 

Daily Kos

Abbreviated Pundit Roundup: Republican lies are simply a way of life for them...

WaPo: Republicans lob accusations of elitism at 'Middle Class Joe' — a sign of the upended politics of populism President-elect Joe Biden, a state-college graduate who was once the poorest man in the U.S. Senate, is facing accusations of eli...

 2020-11-28 12:00 

Washington Post

Biden bets on a diverse Cabinet and staff to handle the problems of a diverse nation...

His initial picks seem to make good on his campaign commitment to put in place leaders who look like the country he will preside over....

 2020-11-28 12:00 

The Atlantic

American Museums Are Going Through an Identity Crisis...

Cultural institutions have faced hard questions about racial inclusivity for decades. This year, they might finally provide some answers....

 2020-11-28 11:30 

The Atlantic

Biden Could Expand Abortion Access, Even Without the Senate...

The path lies not in legislation but through the deregulation of mifepristone—the only drug the FDA has approved to safely and effectively terminate an early pregnancy....

 2020-11-28 11:00 

Mother Jones

The Case for Climate Reparations...
 2020-11-28 11:00 

Slate Magazine

Janet Yellen Makes History...

Slate Money talks Janet Yellen, Simon & Schuster, and United Way Worldwide....

 2020-11-28 11:00 

Slate Magazine

How Wells Fargo Became Synonymous With Scandal...

In just a few years, the bank squandered 160 years of consumer goodwill....

 2020-11-28 10:00 

The Daily Beast

Courant's Beautiful Leather Phone Accessories Are 30% Off for Black Friday...

Add a leather catch-all tray that has wireless charging or a leather Airpods case to your collection while they're on sale....

 2020-11-28 10:00 

The Daily Beast

Support Small Businesses and Save on Our Favorite Coffee Subscription...

Trade coffee sources their beans from small businesses across the country, and so for Small Biz Saturday, they're discounting they're brews....

 2020-11-28 09:29 

NBC

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'A big safety net': Affordable Care Act filled need, fended off dismantling in 2020...

The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, showed its continued significance during this particularly difficult year....

 2020-11-27 05:30 

The Atlantic

Photos of the Week: Turkey Pardon, Deer Hoof, Seattle Owl...

A foggy sunrise in Germany, a fiery protest in Guatemala, a strongman contest in Crimea, the ongoing pandemic worldwide, mourning in Argentina for Diego Maradona, and much more....

 2020-11-27 04:00 

Crooks and Liars

The 'Ultimate' Thanksgiving Leftover Sandwich...

Open thread (and share recipes!) below......

 2020-11-27 03:00 

Daily Kos

Listen: A remarkably soothing hourlong underwater symphony of humpback whales singing...

Four years ago this month, a trio of humpback whales—two adults and a juvenile, sex unknown—decided to spend several hours hanging out along the western side of Washington State's San Juan Island and vocalizing. No one could see them becau...

 2020-11-27 01:30 

Daily Kos

When donating to your local food bank, don't forget the spices (seriously)...

If there's one piece of advice people love offering up to low-income folks, it's that you can save money by cooking at home. On the surface, that's understandable—if you prepare your meal at home, you can (hypothetically) cook in bulk, a...

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