Here's the latest for Tuesday, Nov. 24: Joe Biden unveils his national security team; Restaurant workers lose jobs again as virus surges anew; Dow crests a historic 30,000 points; Trump pardons Thanksgiving turkeys.
NARRATOR: This is AP News Minute. President-Elect Joe Biden introduced his national security team on Tuesday. The announcement was his first offering of how he'll shift from Trump era America First policies by relying on experts from the Democratic establishment to serve as some of his most important advisors.
Waiters and bartenders are being thrown out of work again as governors and local officials shut down indoor dining and drinking establishments to combat the nationwide surge in coronavirus infections overwhelming hospitals.
The Dow Jones Industrial average closed above 30,000 points for the first time Tuesday. Progress in the development of coronavirus vaccines, and news that the transition of power in the US to Biden will finally begin kept investors in a buying mood.
President Donald Trump pardoned a pair of turkeys at the annual Thanksgiving ceremony at the White House Tuesday. The National Turkey Federation presented the White House with Corn and Cob.
[INAUDIBLE] the Associated Press, with AP News Minute.