National

General Motors Abandons Trump Administration’s Legal Battle Over California Emissions StandardsHamodia

General Motors Co. is abandoning a legal battle between the Trump administration and California over the state’s right to set its own standards for greenhouse-gas emissions and fuel-economy rules, the…

Millions Stick to Thanksgiving Travel Plans Despite WarningsHamodia

More than 1 million Americans a day packed airports and planes over the weekend even as coronavirus deaths surged across the U.S. and public health experts begged people to stay…

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World

Italy to Get 16 Million AstraZeneca COVID-19 Shots in Early 2021Hamodia

Italy is set to receive 16 million shots of the potential COVID-19 vaccine developed by British drugmaker AstraZeneca in the first months of 2021 as part of a supply deal…

England to Cut Travel Quarantines to Five Days With TestingHamodia

England is cutting the two-week quarantine facing people arriving from regions not on Britain’s coronavirus safe list, reducing it to as little as five days if they test negative for…

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Regional

NYC-Area Nuclear Plant Sale Gets Federal ApprovalHamodia

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved sale of the Indian Point nuclear power plant to a dismantling company without granting requests by lawmakers and environmental groups for public hearings. The…

Robert F. Kennedy Bridge Ramp to Harlem River Drive OpenHamodia Staff

The new ramp connecting the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge to the Harlem River Drive opened on Monday, November 23, easing the way for motorists to enter the Harlem River Drive…

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Politics

After Criticism, Feinstein to Step Down as Top Judiciary DemHamodia

California Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Monday she will step down from her role as the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, giving up the powerful spot after public criticism…

Michigan Certifies Biden Win, in a Setback for Trump ChallengeHamodia

Michigan election officials on Monday certified Democrat Joe Biden’s 154,000-vote victory in the state, another setback for President Donald Trump in his effort to challenge the results of the Nov.…

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Business

Bitcoin Hits $19,000 First Time in 3 Years; All-Time High in SightHamodia

Bitcoin hit $19,000 on Tuesday for the first time in nearly three years, homing in on its all-time high of just under $20,000. The world’s most popular cryptocurrency was last…

U.S. Tells GM to Recall Nearly 6M Trucks with Takata Air BagsHamodia

The U.S. is making General Motors recall and repair nearly 6 million big pickup trucks and SUVs equipped with potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators. The decision announced Monday by…

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Health, Science & Technology

Lunar Mission Is Latest Milestone in China’s Space AmbitionsHamodia

China’s latest trip to the moon is another milestone in the Asian powerhouse’s slow but steady ascent to the stars. China became the third country to put a person into…

Hidden Sparks Provides Guidance to Help Children Cope with AnxietyHamodia

With children’s emotions and routines becoming a daily victim of the tumult caused by the pandemic, Hidden Sparks, which helps teachers and schools educate struggling learners, has provided six tips…

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