Archive for November 21st, 2020

Judge Dismisses Trump Campaign's Bid To Delay Vote Certification In Pennsylvania

Crime & Justice | | November 21 2020, 9:00 PM

In a blistering decision, a federal judge ruled that the campaign's complaint was "unsupported by evidence" and essentially asked the court "to disenfranchise almost seven million voters."

G-20 Summit Opens With Calls For United Response To Pandemic

US & World | | November 21 2020, 7:00 PM

Saudi Arabia, which is hosting this year's virtual summit, opened up the two-day meeting urging leaders to mount a global response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Jonathan Pollard, Who Sold Cold War Secrets To Israel, Completes Parole

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 21 2020, 5:20 PM

After 30 years in prison, and five years on stringent parole, former U.S. Navy analyst Jonathan Pollard plans to move to Israel, his lawyers said.

U.S. Passes 12 Million Confirmed Coronavirus Cases

Health | | November 21 2020, 4:20 PM

On Friday alone, there were 195,000 new confirmed cases of the virus and 1,878 deaths. The U.S. has been adding 1 million cases every six days.

'Travel Bubble' Between Hong Kong And Singapore Is Delayed Amid COVID-19 Spike

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 21 2020, 2:20 PM

The arrangement, originally slated to begin Sunday, would have provided some travelers the ability to bypass a 14-day quarantine period. But new cases in Hong Kong have put the plan on hold.

Kabul Battered By Rockets Ahead Of Pompeo's Planned Talks With Taliban

US & World | | November 21 2020, 12:20 PM

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks, which killed at least eight in the Afghan capital and came on a day when Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was to discuss Afghan peace talks.

Donald Trump Jr. Tests Positive For The Coronavirus

US & World | | November 21 2020, 12:00 PM

The president's son, who announced his diagnosis on Instagram, said he has no symptoms and feels fine. Trump Jr. said he plans to quarantine and "take it seriously."

CEO Over VOA Acted Unconstitutionally In Pursuing Bias Claims, U.S. Judge Rules

Politics | | November 21 2020, 10:40 AM

A federal judge ordered the CEO over the Voice of America to stop investigating its journalists for anti-Trump bias, saying he caused "self-censorship and the chilling of First Amendment expression."

Andrew Cuomo To Receive International Emmy For 'Masterful' COVID-19 Briefings

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 21 2020, 8:40 AM

The International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced that New York's governor will be recognized Monday for his "use of television to inform and calm people around the world."

The 'Animaniacs' Reboot Faces a Conundrum

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 21 2020, 6:40 AM

The beloved cartoon is resurrected at a time when real life might be zanier than anything Yakko, Wakko and Dot could conjure up.

Climate Justice Fund Counters 'Centuries Of Underinvestment'

Environment & Science | | November 21 2020, 6:20 AM

Portland, Oregon, will fund clean energy in communities that are most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. That's an idea that's part of President-elect Joe Biden's sweeping climate plan.

Families And Friends Mourn Loss Of Thanksgiving Traditions, Seek New Ones

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 21 2020, 6:20 AM

Thanksgiving usually means gatherings and celebrating abundance. As the pandemic rules out crowded tables, Americans mourn missed traditions and build new ones.

In Georgia, Pence Walks Line Between Trump's Election Falsehoods And GOP Senate Fight

Politics | | November 21 2020, 6:00 AM

Vice President Mike Pence made his first campaign appearance since he and President Trump lost their bid for reelection. He boosted Senate Republicans, while sidestepping Trump's fraud claims.

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