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Rudolph W. Giuliani listens to fellow Trump lawyer Sidney Powell during a news conference Thursday in Washington. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP)
Ridiculous claims and embarrassing behavior are clearly acceptable. So what wasn't?
Only the United States and the Soviet Union have successfully brought lunar material back to Earth.
Wellshire used what consumer advocates describe as a loophole to a rule designed to prevent most lenders from qualifying for the Fed's Main Street pandemic-loan program.
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If Democrats want to win the Senate majority, they might need some of those who skipped the Senate races on their Nov. 3 ballots or voted for the Republican.
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It’s hard to imagine what else would need to happen to prompt other Republicans to speak up.
President-elect Joe Biden flipped several battlegrounds and dominated in key groups of counties such as major cities. Look up how your county swung.
Fox News and the GOP face vocal opposition from Trump die-hards who have embraced his falsehoods.
Power UpPerspective
My private conversations with Republicans struck a different note than the public positions of their covid-19 skeptic bosses.
The full splendor of the northern lights appeared over Scandinavia, too, in this video from Sunday. (Matthew Robinson via Storyful)
The green and violet lights were courtesy of a solar storm, or an eruption of high-energy particles from the surface of the sun. 
The University of Wisconsin at Madison, in a hard-hit state, is a case study of the challenges colleges are facing before the Thanksgiving holiday.
“It’s good for everyone to see that on a national level and normalize it,” said Amanda Brown Lierman, who is Black and is married to a White man.
D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser is tightening restrictions on restaurants and social gatherings for the first time since the city entered Phase 2 in June as the region’s seven-day average number of infections has hit a record for 20 consecutive days.
Andrea Houston leads a fourth-grade class lesson on the history of Matthew Maury Elementary School, which was named for a Confederate naval officer. (TJ Houston)
The Northern Virginia school system developed classes focused on Confederate naval officer Matthew Maury and segregationist former superintendent Thomas Chambliss Williams.
To restore faith in the voting process, they say to bombard doubters with facts, but show some compassion and don’t insult them.
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Integrity, honor, respect, civility and discipline should know no color, the interim superintendent of the Virginia Military Institute writes.
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Meanwhile, President-elect Biden's advisers think “more urgent action” is necessary before the year ends and are reportedly planning for the possibility of a “double-dip recession” early next year.
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The NCAA tournament selection committee will be challenged while dealing with a smaller set of games.
Many teams deserve a look from the College Football Playoff Selection Committee, even if that look might owe something to pandemic schedule distortions.
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Stop worrying about who's a lineman and who's a linebacker, and learn a new vocabulary.
“I always had a bit of anger, mostly sarcastic, but anger would kind of come to play at times,” the comedian says.
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Too long to be a movie and too short to be a series, “Black Narcissus” is set in a spooky convent in the Himalayas.
The Weeknd made headlines with his costume, Swift won artist of the year, and BTS closed the American Music Awards on a note of hope.
A new compliation is the latest reminder of the political, syrupy and quick-burning breed of pop that took over London in the ’80s.