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- The New York Times
SAN ANTONIO — Raymond Hernandez was a boy when his grandfather would take him on walks to the Alamo, pointing at the grounds around the Spanish mission founded in the 18th century. “He’d tell me again and again, ‘They built all this on top of our campo santo,’ ” said Hernandez, 73, using the Spanish term for cemetery. An elder in San Antonio’s Tāp Pīlam Coahuiltecan Nation, he added, “All the tourists flocking to the Alamo are standing on the bones of our ancestors.” On a busy day, thousands of
- USA TODAY
Mariah Carey has turned "All I Want for Christmas" into a lucrative prospect with a holiday collection, McDonald's tie-in, new song and TV special.
- USA TODAY
GOPers like Mike Pence and Ron DeSantis - and a host of others - could run in 2024, though that will likely turn on ex-president Donald Trump.
- Associated Press
Russian authorities on Friday released the names of 51 people presumed dead after a devastating methane explosion in a coal mine in Siberia, believed to be the deadliest since 2010. The list with names of 46 miners and five rescuers was published online by the government of the Kemerovo region in southwestern Siberia, where the mine is located. A total of 285 miners were in the Listvyazhnaya mine at the time of explosion on Thursday morning that quickly filled the mine with toxic smoke.
- Associated Press
Federal health regulators say an experimental COVID-19 pill from Merck is effective against the virus, but they will seek input from outside experts on risks of birth defects and other potential problems during pregnancy. The Food and Drug Administration posted its analysis of the pill ahead of a public meeting next week where academic and other experts will weigh in on its safety and effectiveness. The FDA scientists said their review identified several potential risks, including possible toxicity to developing fetuses and birth defects that were identified in studies of the pill in animals.
- Associated Press
Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota called Friday for House leaders to take “appropriate action" against Colorado Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert for using anti-Muslim language in describing a recent encounter she had with Omar at the U.S. Capitol. Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other House Democratic leaders demanded Boebert retract her comments. According to a video clip posted by a Twitter account called PatriotTakes, Boebert made the remarks this holiday break.
As part of its corporate reset, IBM has spun off its low-margin services business. Why investors should steer clear.
- Spartans Wire
REPORT: Michigan State football could be missing up to 20 players against Penn State
- Footwear News
The Palm Beach, Fla., resident, who permanently relocated from New York and Washington, D.C., looked elegant as she served her community ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday through the Be Best children's program she established as a first lady when her husband, Donald Trump, was in office.
- Miami Herald
A mom in Florida helped her son out in a pinch. Actually, more than a pinch.
- Atlanta Black Star
‘She Should Spend Time In Prison’: Former DA Accused of ‘Showing Favor’ to the McMichaels Awaits Her Day In Court on Charges Over Delayed Arrests In Ahmaud Arbery’s Slaying
The men convicted of killing Ahmaud Arbery are not the only ones facing prison time for the February 2020 murder. Former Georgia District Attorney Jackie […]
- CBS News
Some areas could see see more than 8 inches of snow this weekend.
- USA TODAY Sports - Golfweek
For all the build-up, for all the speculation, the man who had missed two cuts in a row on the PGA Tour put on a clinic.
Instagrammer Fyza Ali, who is known as a Kylie Jenner look-a-like, asked people to "understand" that she was struggling following her mother's death.
Princess Victoria, Queen Letizia and more dipped into the royal jewelry vaults for a visit 40 years in the making
- NBC Sports BayArea
Klay Thompson is nearing his return to the Warriors' lineup, and the emotion appears to be taking over.
- NBC Sports
The reaction to this incident is more interesting than the ejection itself.
European champions Italy and Portugal could meet for a place at the 2022 World Cup after being drawn in the same play-off path on Friday.
- Raleigh News and Observer
UNC’s premature celebration resulted in NC State comeback for the ages. Tar Heels’ nine-point lead evaporated in the final minutes as the Wolfpack won by four.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday called on nations expected to meet at the World Trade Organization next week to agree to waive intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines in the wake of the identification of a new coronavirus variant in South Africa. "The news about this new variant should make clearer than ever why this pandemic will not end until we have global vaccinations," Biden said in a statement. "This news today reiterates the importance of moving on this (waiving intellectual property protections) quickly."