- Capitol Hill Democrats and Israeli diplomats remain at odds over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's scheduled "unauthorized" (by the White House) speech to Congress.
- Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, who led the federal agency into tobacco regulation, is off to meddle elsewhere in American life. The FDA's chief scientist, Stephen Ostroff, will fill in as acting commissioner.
- Wide publicity for American Sniper is complicating jury selection in the trial of Chris Kyle's alleged murderer.
- Brian Williams's weird lies about an easily checked incident in Iraq raise credibility problems for NBC News.
- The forthcoming Fifty Shades of Grey movie takes a beating from Malaysian censors. They say it's "pornography" featuring sex scenes that are not "natural." Wait…that's an objection?
A Trump Judicial Appointee's Blistering Opinion Is a Reality Check for Republicans Who Still Think Biden Stole the Election
"The Campaign cannot win this lawsuit," the 3rd Circuit says. "The Campaign's claims have no merit."
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock Urged People Not To Travel for Thanksgiving Shortly Before Boarding His Flight
The mayor is traveling to Mississippi to spend the holiday with his wife and daughter.
Paul Krugman Thinks Holding Religious Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic Is Like 'Dumping Neurotoxins Into Public Reservoirs'
The New York Times columnist misconstrues the issues at stake in the challenge to New York's restrictions on houses of worship.