December 1, 2021PBS NewsHour full episode

Support Intelligent, In-Depth, Trustworthy Journalism. Wednesday on the NewsHour, the first case of the omicron variant is detected in the United States as more countries impose travel restrictions. The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments on a Mississippi abortion law, setting up what could be the most important decision on the issue since Roe v. Wade. Indirect talks resume between the U.S. and Iran, but hopes for resuming a 2015 agreement remain low.
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5 Top Stocks To Buy in December

Tech stocks like Teladoc, Zoom, and MercadoLibre are trading at a discount. One recent IPO, Duolingo, also looks well priced. Investors may have gotten too pessimistic on AT&T. Earnings season is in the rearview mirror, and the holiday season is afoot. Warnings of a new Covid variant are rocking markets...
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The RACER Mailbag, December 1

Welcome to the RACER Mailbag. Questions for Marshall Pruett or any of RACER’s other writers can be sent to Due to the high volume of questions received, we can’t guarantee that every letter will be published, but we’ll answer as many as we can. Published questions may be edited for style or clarity.
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Schedule breakdown: Timberwolves, Sixers will be tested in December

The Minnesota Timberwolves might be the biggest surprise team in the Western Conference, entering December in seventh place with an 11-10 record. They’ve won seven of their last eight games, with the league’s fourth-ranked defense over that stretch. The run includes wins over Miami and Philadelphia (with Joel Embiid), and...

Warming trend shaping up for mid-December

Indications are a warmer spell of weather is heading toward the Great Lakes around the middle of December. Here is the temperature forecast for December 6 to December 10. For next week, Michigan’s temperatures are going to be about normal for early December. Normal high temperatures next week are in the mid-30s. The temperature lay out shows the Alberta Clipper pattern that we should be in next week, giving Michigan some chance at accumulating snow.
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Denver weather: Possible record highs to begin December

Denver just experienced the ninth driest November on record, picking up 0.07 inches of rain. The dry and very warm weather continues into the beginning of December, with possible record highs ahead. According to the National Weather Service in Boulder, Denver will close in on a nearly 50-year-old record high...

Analysis: History says expect strong December for U.S. stocks

Dec 1 (Reuters) - A pileup of risks into year-end has some investors gauging whether December will continue its historical trend of a strong stock performance, even as markets face of worries over the Omicron coronavirus variant and a more hawkish Federal Reserve. November and December have been the S&P...

Sky This Month: December 2021

December’s early-evening sky offers a slew of planetary views, beginning with Venus, Saturn, and Jupiter — all on show soon after sunset. Capture the top features of the solar system in one evening by spotting the changing phase of Venus; the spectacular rings of Saturn; and the remarkably dynamic jovian atmosphere, its Great Red Spot, and Jupiter’s four bright moons.

Sesquicentennial Events Kick-Off Scheduled for December 6

The upcoming sesquicentennial, or 150th anniversary, commemorates the incorporation of Garrett County on December 4, 1872. Garrett County was formed from neighboring Allegany County and was the last county to be created in the state of Maryland. On Monday, December 6, 2021, a sesquicentennial events kick-off will be held at...

Top men's basketball conference games in December

The move to 20 games in high-major conferences meant more inventory for networks of conference games in December. The only league of the top six — ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, SEC, Pac-12 and Big East — that doesn’t play a conference game prior to New Year’s this season is the Big 12.
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Rainy and unseasonably warm open to December

It is going to be a soggy start to December for central Indiana, after seeing a three day stretch of dry weather. A warm front is going to lift north over the Ohio Valley today, which will bring scattered showers to the area for the next several hours. However, rain chances will drop heading into the evening as the system moves away from the state.

My 2 Top Cryptocurrencies to Buy in December

Ethereum is the world's No. 2 cryptocurrency and could pick up momentum with a major upgrade. Solana ranks as the fastest-growing blockchain in the world with its blazing speed and low costs. I don't play the lottery. Why not? I don't like putting my money in anything where the odds...