Washington state residents are preparing for possible flooding as “atmospheric rivers” -- plumes of moisture extending over the Pacific Ocean and into the Northwest -- threaten parts of the region, which saw damage from extreme weather earlier this month. https://t.co/dKwZSbosjv
A zoning board has approved a request to demolish the Wright Brothers' first bike shop in Dayton, Ohio. City officials want to tear down the 129-year-old historic building because they believe it has deteriorated too much to be preserved. https://t.co/LVICgL339w
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• The Santa experience this year is mix of laps, distancing.
• From serious to scurrilous, some Jimmy Hoffa theories.
• Some fear China could win from U.S. spat with Marshall Islands.
A security guard has died after he was shot while he protected a San Francisco Bay Area television news crew covering a smash-and-grab theft, part of a rash of organized retail crime in the region. https://t.co/m1anf0KlgU
Nearly $1.4M has been raised for Kevin Strickland, who spent 43 years behind bars in Missouri before a judge overturned his conviction in a triple killing. The Midwest Innocence Project set up a fundraiser since he won't get compensation from the state. https://t.co/gP3LzNx1nq
Hundreds of barges of illegal gold miners are navigating along the Madeira River in the Brazilian Amazon, and researchers say they pose an environmental threat. The toxic mercury miners use to separate gold from sediment ends up in the river. https://t.co/DvmFKCoyiF
Several members of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe in northern Minnesota are working to address animal neglect on their tribal lands — and in doing so bringing their community closer to its spiritual roots. https://t.co/huBAlooBrh
Hanukkah this year begins Sunday night, Nov. 28, so those who celebrate can move right into the holiday while still contemplating Thanksgiving leftovers. From turkey and cranberry sauce straight to potato pancakes in one weekend. Not bad! https://t.co/xOI20gok2v
Thanksgiving leftovers are an easy meal to put on repeat, but the turkey gets drier and drier with each day. The key to salvaging it is rehydrating it in a flavorful sauce that turns it into a completely different meal. https://t.co/yGOtnkJJZI
Postal workers who recall packages and letters piled up in distribution hubs last holiday season say they're better prepared this holiday. But low product inventories and supply chain disruptions are creating new uncertainty about getting gifts delivered. https://t.co/Kf2KX8BFTP
U.K. health secretary confirms two cases of the new omicron coronavirus variant in Britain. Scientists say the new variant could be more resistant to vaccines, though it could take weeks to determine if current vaccines are less effective against it. https://t.co/kEYF0PlHLM
The WHO did skip two letters of the Greek alphabet when naming omicron, a new variant of the coronavirus. The agency said it did so to stop people confusing “nu” with “new” and to avoid “causing offense” because Xi is a common last name. https://t.co/4RJ39703Qv
Hassan Haskins scored five touchdowns as No. 6 Michigan finally beat No. 2 Ohio State, 42-27, to give Jim Harbaugh his first win as a coach against the Buckeyes. The Wolverines will play in the Big Ten title game next week with playoff hopes in hand. https://t.co/BaECNZ8k9z
Inflation is up, workers are scarce and President Joe Biden’s poll numbers are in free-fall. The White House sees a common culprit for it all: COVID-19. Controlling COVID-19, the White House believes, will rejuvenate the country and Biden’s own standing. https://t.co/XtwkghKm40
It’s on! Alabama vs. Auburn is one of the fiercest rivalries in college football. This year’s Iron Bowl will be hosted by the Tigers, who have a chance to spoil the Crimson Tide’s season. Revisit the storied history with AP’s Rivalry Rewind video series, presented by @askRegions.
A Russian court has ordered five people to remain in pre-trial detention for two months pending an investigation into a blast at a coal mine in Siberia that resulted in 51 deaths. https://t.co/8d9DXWZSf5
Skirmishes erupted in Serbia between police and anti-government demonstrators who blocked roads and bridges in the Balkan country in protest against new laws they say favor interests of foreign investors devastating the environment. https://t.co/UZskf0R98D
Germany's health minister says he hopes the sight of air force planes transferring patients across the country will act as a “wake-up call” to millions who are still holding out on getting vaccinated against COVID-19. https://t.co/Q3eq4nBOlz
The Dutch government has made a public apology for a now discredited and scrapped law that required transgender people to undergo surgery and sterilization if they wanted to change their gender on their birth certificate. https://t.co/Mizyz3KNUl
Portugal’s new law on working from home has grabbed attention around the world for the way it protects staff. Under the new rules, companies can’t attempt to contact their employees outside working hours. https://t.co/jmay3aA9PH
Britain has become the latest country to report new cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus as countries around the world slapped restrictions on travel from southern Africa. https://t.co/UhjWBBQpp8
France’s government is offering to discuss some autonomy for the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, a French overseas department which has been wracked by virus-related rioting and strikes that reflect long-running frustrations over inequality. https://t.co/kapa76seth