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Capital ideas: an interview with Kim Roberts, Editor of 'By Broad Potomac's Shore'

Capital ideas: an interview with Kim Roberts, Editor of 'By Broad Potomac's Shore'

ARTS & CULTURE | By Gregg Shapiro | Dec 5
Queer poet, historian and educator Kim Roberts brings life to literary history in "By Broad Potomac's Shore: Great Poets from the Early Days of the Nation's Capital."

Niece Says 'Cruel and Traitorous' Trump Belongs in Prison

Niece Says 'Cruel and Traitorous' Trump Belongs in Prison

NEWS | By Michael R. Sisak | Dec 5
President Donald Trump's niece says her uncle is "criminal, cruel and traitorous" and belongs in prison after he leaves the White House.

Swiss Slopes Buzz as Those of Neighbors Sit Idle in Pandemic

Swiss Slopes Buzz as Those of Neighbors Sit Idle in Pandemic

NEWS | By Jamey Keaten | Dec 5
While the coronavirus resurgence has led Austria, France, and Italy to shut or severely restrict access to their ski stations this holiday season, Switzerland has kept its slopes open.

California on the Brink: Virus Rages and Closures Imminent

California on the Brink: Virus Rages and Closures Imminent

NEWS | By Olga R. Rodriguez, Juliet Williams and Robert Jablon | Dec 5
Much of California is on the brink of sweeping new restrictions on businesses and activities, a desperate attempt to slow the frighteningly rapid escalation of coronavirus cases that threatens to overwhelm hospitals.

High Court to Decide Whether Nazi Art Case Stays in US Court

High Court to Decide Whether Nazi Art Case Stays in US Court

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jessica Gresko | Dec 5
Jed Leiber was an adult before he learned that his family was once part-owner of a collection of centuries-old religious artworks now said to be worth at least $250 million.

UN Health Chief: World Can Start Dreaming of Pandemic's End

UN Health Chief: World Can Start Dreaming of Pandemic's End

NEWS | Dec 5
The U.N. health chief declared Friday that positive results from coronavirus vaccine trials mean the world "can begin to dream about the end of the pandemic."

Pressure Mounts on Biden to Make Diverse Picks for Top Posts

Pressure Mounts on Biden to Make Diverse Picks for Top Posts

NEWS | By Will Weissert, Lisa Mascaro and Steve Peoples | Dec 5
President-elect Joe Biden is facing increasing pressure to expand the racial and ideological diversity in his choices for Cabinet and other top jobs.

COVID-19 Relief: What's On The Table As Congress Seeks Deal

COVID-19 Relief: What's On The Table As Congress Seeks Deal

NEWS | By Andrew Taylor | Dec 5
After numerous fits and starts and months of inaction, optimism is finally building in Washington for a COVID-19 aid bill that would offer relief for businesses, the unemployed, schools, and health care providers, among others.

Judge: Trump Administration Must Take New DACA Applications

Judge: Trump Administration Must Take New DACA Applications

NEWS | Dec 5
The Trump administration must accept new applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that protects some young immigrants from deportation, a federal judge ruled Friday.

Scene from 'Elf' Comes to Life as Buddy Meets Dad in Boston

Scene from 'Elf' Comes to Life as Buddy Meets Dad in Boston

NEWS | Dec 5
Just like a real-life movie, the story of Buddy the Elf meeting his biological father has come to life, just in time for the holidays.


News

Biden May Have Won Election Due to LGBTQ Voters, New Report Says

Biden May Have Won Election Due to LGBTQ Voters, New Report Says

NATIONAL | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 4
A new report published by the Washington Post suggests that President-elect Joe Biden may have won the 2020 election because of higher LGBTQ voter turnout.


Business

How to Get Pep Back in Your Pup: EVO3 CBD Pet Drops

How to Get Pep Back in Your Pup: EVO3 CBD Pet Drops

SCIENCE | By Kelsy Chauvin | Dec 5
CBD is one natural option many pet owners are adopting to help ease their furry and feathered friends' discomfort. For EVO3 Oils, giving CBD to animals can bring the same wellness benefits as it does for humans.


Technology

Our Favorite LGBTQ Virtual Experiences to Gift This Holiday Season

Our Favorite LGBTQ Virtual Experiences to Gift This Holiday Season

PERSONAL TECH | By Kelsy Chauvin | Dec 4
Digital experiences are turning our computer screens into portals for all sorts of holiday reunions, group workshops, live entertainment and delightful tours. Here's a rundown of a few faves tilted toward LGBTQ interests.


Finance

During ACA Open Enrollment, Picking a Plan Invites New COVID Complications

During ACA Open Enrollment, Picking a Plan Invites New COVID Complications

HEALTH | By Julie Appleby | Dec 3
People buying their own health insurance have even more to think about this year, particularly those post-COVID-19 patients with lingering health concerns, the "long haulers," who join the club of Americans with preexisting conditions.


Cars

Edmunds: Some of the Best Cars Cost Less than $399 Per Month

Edmunds: Some of the Best Cars Cost Less than $399 Per Month

AUTO NEWS | By Cameron Rogers of Edmunds | Dec 5
The COVID-19 pandemic initially slowed car sales, but now many new-car buyers are making more expensive purchases than ever before, according to sales data from Edmunds.


Health/Fitness

NYC Hospital Workers, Knowing How Bad It Can Get, Brace for COVID 2nd Wave

NYC Hospital Workers, Knowing How Bad It Can Get, Brace for COVID 2nd Wave

HEALTH | By Fred Mogul, WNYC | Dec 4
Many front-line workers are nervous about hospital preparedness, and many observers are less bullish about the effectiveness of the coronavirus testing and tracing infrastructure.


Travel

Police: Couple Flew to Hawaii Despite Positive Virus Tests

Police: Couple Flew to Hawaii Despite Positive Virus Tests

CRIME | By Caleb Jones | Dec 4
A couple were arrested at a Hawaii airport after traveling from the U.S. mainland despite knowing they were infected with COVID-19, authorities said.Kauai Police Department via AP


Nightlife

COVID Rules Dish Up McDonald's at London Gay Club, Patrons Mock Online

COVID Rules Dish Up McDonald's at London Gay Club, Patrons Mock Online

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 29
Saturdays at London's Heaven Nightclub are getting a little happier - at least, the meals are. New COVID rules say bars must serve "substantial meals" with drinks, and McDonald's is partnering with the club.