US & World

US election: Trump signals he is prepared to leave White House

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Health

Surgeon General Jerome Adams tweets about his ailing wife and mother, thanks health workers

In a heartfelt Twitter message on Thanksgiving, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams disclosed that his wife, Lacey, and his mother were both recently hospitalized — and thanked everyone who “kept a hospital bed open” for his loved ones by following coronavirus precautions. “My wife was just in the hospital due to cancer treatment complications. My […]

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Politics

Pa. poll watcher, a Navy vet, alleges missing USB cards, up to 120,000 questionable votes

A U.S. Navy veteran and data scientist from Pennsylvania alleged this week that 47 USB cards used during the state’s Nov. 3 election have gone missing – and asserted that as many as 120,000 votes cast in the election should be called into question. At a hearing in Gettysburg on Wednesday, poll watcher Gregory Stenstrom […]

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon tests positive for COVID-19

Trump says coronavirus vaccine deliveries will start next week

Trump plans trip to Georgia amid his election battle

Science/Nature

Spending review ‘undermines UK green vision’

But Ian Taylor, from the campaign group, Alliance of British Drivers, told BBC News: “We’re glad they appear to have stuck to the roads programme. We don’t object to spending on the railways and underground as well as roads, but the road network is a necessary part of infrastructure on which the economy depends.” https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-55077760

Science/Nature

SLS: Nasa ‘megarocket’ assembly begins in Florida

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Science/Nature

Chinese spacecraft sets off on Moon sample quest

“This will tells us about the Moon’s magmatic and thermal history through time, and from that we can start to answer questions more widely about when volcanism and magmatism was occurring on all of the inner Solar System planets, and why the Moon could have run out of energy to produce volcanoes earlier than some […]