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Study: Students falling behind in math during pandemic


Created: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 17:08:00 GMT

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New research shows students have fallen behind in math since the pandemic disrupted school, while most are progressing at a normal pace in reading.

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Get the facts: Donations to President Trump fund mostly don’t go to election fight


Created: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 17:07:00 GMT

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Fine print reveals where money is being diverted.

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Centrist lawmakers push $908 billion plan to break coronavirus impasse on Capitol Hill


Created: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 17:01:00 GMT

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A bipartisan group is pushing congressional leaders to accept a split-the-differences solution to the impasse on COVID-19 relief.

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Here's how much money Kevin McAllister's dad spent in 'Home Alone' films


Created: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 16:54:00 GMT

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A trip to Paris for 15 people isn't cheap.

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Here's exactly how bad COVID-19 was in November


Created: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 16:45:00 GMT

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In November, the United States averaged about 1,231 COVID-19 deaths every day — about 51 people every single hour.

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This coffee chain is offering health care workers free coffee this month


Created: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 16:33:00 GMT

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This coffee business is offering just a little token of appreciation once again.

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Can online learning lead to cyberbullying?


Created: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 16:28:00 GMT

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Experts say it's not always easy to spot.

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Where did the tradition of the Christmas tree come from?


Created: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 16:28:00 GMT

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The meaning behind Christmas trees as holiday decor goes back further than you might realize.

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Fauci asks Americans to prepare to get vaccinated as states plan for distribution


Created: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 16:18:00 GMT

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The U.S. is still contending with an unprecedented spike in coronavirus cases.

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Chicago officials shut down a 300-person party for violating coronavirus restrictions


Created: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 15:46:00 GMT

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Chicago officials say they shut down a 300-person party early Sunday for violating coronavirus restrictions as the city tries to get its COVID-19 surge under control.

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Dispatcher announces father's last call upon his retirement from police department


Created: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 15:30:00 GMT

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A police sergeant signed off one final time Monday and his final call was extra special due to the dispatcher who was on the other line.

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Woman raising sister's 5 kids after their parents die from COVID-19


Created: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 15:27:00 GMT

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Five children will spend this Christmas without their parents. COVID-19 took their mother in September and their father in October.

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Amazon sales surge during a record-breaking holiday shopping season


Created: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 15:21:00 GMT

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Amazon was already having a blowout year. And it's shaping up to be a record-breaking holiday shopping season, too.

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Nurse put on administrative leave after her TikTok bragging about breaking COVID-19 rules goes viral


Created: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 15:18:00 GMT

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The video, which has since been taken down, showed the nurse, wearing scrubs and a stethoscope around her neck, pretending to scream with a caption that read: "When my coworkers find out I still travel, don't wear a mask when I am out, and let my kids have playdates."

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65 years ago today, Rosa Parks stood up for civil rights by sitting down


Created: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 13:56:00 GMT

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It was on this day in 1955 when a simple act of defiance elevated a seamstress in Montgomery, Alabama, into a pivotal symbol in America's civil rights movement.

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Simple winter cleaning tips for a sparkling home


Created: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 12:35:00 GMT

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Make your space fresh, clean and cozy just in time for Christmas.

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'A huge toll': After 256 days working nonstop, doctor pleads with public to help halt COVID-19


Created: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 12:26:00 GMT

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"They need to do the basic things: keep your social distance; wear your mask; wash your hands and avoid going to places where there are a lot of people. Very simple. If people can do that health care workers like me will be able to -- hopefully rest."

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President-elect Biden weighs Rahm Emanuel for transportation secretary


Created: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 12:25:00 GMT

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President-elect Joe Biden is considering former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a substantial and somewhat divisive figure in Democratic Party politics, to serve as his transportation secretary.

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Top secret: President-elect Biden gets access to President's Daily Brief


Created: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 12:25:00 GMT

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Before President Trump authorized Biden to get the President's Daily Brief as president-elect, Biden was given some intelligence background briefings as a candidate. But they were more general and did not include the nation's top secrets.

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Dramatic body camera footage shows suspects trying to escape home invasion in Florida


Created: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 12:25:00 GMT

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The adult victims had been brought to the garage and tied up, while a 7-year-old hid in a bedroom closet.

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