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Lieutenant Gov's Flags Fly in the Face of Some PA Lawmakers

Lieutenant Gov's Flags Fly in the Face of Some PA Lawmakers

NATIONAL | By Marc Levy | Nov 21, 2020

Pennsylvania's lieutenant governor, Democrat John Fetterman, may have gotten under somebody's skin.

Feds Charge Man in Armed Robbery of Kardashian Pal Cheban

Feds Charge Man in Armed Robbery of Kardashian Pal Cheban

CRIME | Nov 21, 2020

Federal authorities in New York City have brought charges in the armed robbery of Jonathan Cheban, a reality TV pal of Kim Kardashian.

NY's Cuomo to Receive International Emmy for Virus Briefings

NY's Cuomo to Receive International Emmy for Virus Briefings

NATIONAL | By Marina Villeneuve | Nov 21, 2020

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to soon receive an International Emmy award for his once-daily televised briefings on the coronavirus pandemic that killed tens of thousands of New Yorkers this spring.

Surprise Federal Drug Rule Directs Insurers to Reveal What They Pay for Prescription Drugs

Surprise Federal Drug Rule Directs Insurers to Reveal What They Pay for Prescription Drugs

POLITICS | By Harris Meyer | Nov 21, 2020

Health insurance companies will have to give their customers estimated out-of-pocket costs for prescription drugs and disclose to the public the negotiated prices they pay for drugs, under an unexpected new Trump administration rule.

Trump Tries to Leverage Power of Office to Subvert Biden Win

Trump Tries to Leverage Power of Office to Subvert Biden Win

POLITICS | By Zeke Miller, Colleen Long and David Eggert | Nov 21, 2020

President Trump sought to leverage the power of the Oval Office in an extraordinary attempt to block President-elect Joe Biden's victory, but his pleas to Michigan lawmakers to overturn the will of their constituents appeared to have left them unswayed.

Young, Black, Lesbian Tiara Mack Heads to RI State Senate

Young, Black, Lesbian Tiara Mack Heads to RI State Senate

NATIONAL | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 20, 2020

Tiara Mack, a 26-year-old Black lesbian, is headed to Rhode Island state Senate

Polish Buildings Lit in Pride Colors, Activists Say There's More Work to Do

Polish Buildings Lit in Pride Colors, Activists Say There's More Work to Do

INTERNATIONAL | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 20, 2020

On Monday, buildings in several Polish cities were illuminated in rainbow colored lights as a gesture of solidarity with the LGBTQ community, even as hostility toward the community is still rising.

Activist's Suit Against Anti-LGTBQ Rugby Star Tossed

Activist's Suit Against Anti-LGTBQ Rugby Star Tossed

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 20, 2020

An LGBTQ activist's own "egregious" behavior was cited in the rejection of his attempt to take former Australian rugby star Israel Folau to an anti-discrimination board as part of a $100,000 lawsuit claim.

Biden & Harris Share Statement on Trans Day of Remembrance, Trump Stays Silent

Biden & Harris Share Statement on Trans Day of Remembrance, Trump Stays Silent

NATIONAL | Nov 20, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have both shared statements honoring Transgender Day of Remembrance, however, just like past years, President Donald Trump has remained silent.

New Study Reveals That Gay Men Lag in Degrees in Scientific, Math & Engineering Fields

New Study Reveals That Gay Men Lag in Degrees in Scientific, Math & Engineering Fields

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 20, 2020

A new study says that gay men are "less likely" than straight males are to obtain a degree in fields related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Gay GOP Trump Supporter George Santos Loses NYC House Bid

Gay GOP Trump Supporter George Santos Loses NYC House Bid

NATIONAL | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 20, 2020

Trump-supporting gay Republican George Santos has lost his bid in New York's 3rd Congressional District to incumbent Democratic Rep. Thomas Suozzi.

States' Face-Covering Mandates Leave Gaps in Protection

States' Face-Covering Mandates Leave Gaps in Protection

POLITICS | By Markian Hawryluk | Nov 20, 2020

But tests show neck gaiters are not as effective as surgical or cloth face masks. Bandannas, like plastic face shields, allow the virus to escape out the bottom in aerosolized particles that can hang in the air for hours.

Watch: Rachel Maddow Returns to Air, Describes Partner's Virus Bout

Watch: Rachel Maddow Returns to Air, Describes Partner's Virus Bout

NATIONAL | Nov 20, 2020

Rachel Maddow made an emotional return Thursday to her MSNBC show, saying her partner's bout with COVID-19 was so serious they thought it might kill her.

Birthday Time: Biden Turns 78, Will be Oldest U.S. President

Birthday Time: Biden Turns 78, Will be Oldest U.S. President

NATIONAL | By Aamer Madhani | Nov 20, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden turned 78 on Friday. In two months, he'll take the reins of a politically fractured nation facing the worst public health crisis in a century, high unemployment and a reckoning on racial injustice.

Prominent Miami Trans Woman Stabbed to Death by Husband

Prominent Miami Trans Woman Stabbed to Death by Husband

NATIONAL | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 20, 2020

A Miami man has been arrested after stabbing and killing his wife, a well-known transgender woman prominent in the local LGBTQ community.

Trump, Allies Make Frantic Steps to Overturn Biden's Victory

Trump, Allies Make Frantic Steps to Overturn Biden's Victory

POLITICS | By Colleen Long, Zeke Miller, Jill Colvin and David Eggert | Nov 20, 2020

President Donald Trump and his allies are taking increasingly frantic steps to subvert the results of the 2020 election, including summoning state legislators to the White House as part of a longshot bid to overturn Joe Biden's victory.

Pfizer Seeking Emergency Use of Its COVID-19 Vaccine in US

Pfizer Seeking Emergency Use of Its COVID-19 Vaccine in US

NATIONAL | By Laura Neergard | Nov 20, 2020

The action comes days after Pfizer Inc. and its German partner BioNTech announced that its vaccine appears 95% effective at preventing mild to severe COVID-19 disease in a large, ongoing study.

Fashion Designer Mossimo Giannulli Reports to Prison in College Bribery Case

Fashion Designer Mossimo Giannulli Reports to Prison in College Bribery Case

CRIME | By Alanna Durkin Richer, Michael Balsamo | Nov 20, 2020

Fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli reported to prison on Thursday to begin serving his five-month sentence for bribing his daughters' way into college, officials said.

Watch: Drip. Drip. Drip. Rudy Giuliani's Hair Dye Upstages Press Conference

Watch: Drip. Drip. Drip. Rudy Giuliani's Hair Dye Upstages Press Conference

POLITICS | Nov 19, 2020

Rudy Giuliani attempted to explain President Donald Trump's legal case in contesting the results of the presidential election results, but his words were upstaged by the visual of hair dye dripping down his face.

Hoot, Hoot, Hoot! Owl in Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

Hoot, Hoot, Hoot! Owl in Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

NATIONAL | Nov 19, 2020

It wasn't quite a partridge in a pear tree, but a worker helping set up the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree found a holiday surprise — a tiny owl among the massive branches.

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