French police forced a Muslim woman wearing a "burkini" on a public beach to partially strip and issued her a citation for the illegal garment, which apparently violated "good morals and secularism."
- Black Republicans suggest Donald Trump conduct his African-American-outreach tour among actual black voters.
- Cook County, Illinois, is arguing that rap, rock, country, and electronic music do not constitute "culture" and should therefore be subject to the county's three percent tax on "amusements."
- A 10-year-old child was chased and cornered by armed cops who said they mistook him for a 20-year-old robbery suspect.
- The Donald Trump campaign spent $55,055 on retail-price copies of the candidate's own book, which could violate Federal Election Committee rules.
- The sharing economy has proved a huge boon for tourism in small towns like Joshua Tree, California, prompting city officials to complain about too many people.
- "With few exceptions, 'the best' people do not go into government."
- Rafts and tubes carrying some 1,500 drunk Americans accidentally drifted into Canadian territory this week, and nobody really cared.
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.
SCOTUS Blocks New York's COVID-19 Restrictions on Houses of Worship, Saying They Are Not 'Narrowly Tailored'
Gov. Andrew Cuomo described his policy as a "fear-driven response," cut by a "hatchet" rather than a "scalpel."
Penguin Random House Employees Broke Down in Tears at Thought of Publishing Jordan Peterson's Next Book
"He is an icon of hate speech and transphobia."
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.