President Donald Trump wants a deal to protect young immigrants from deportation in exchange for increased border security, but not necessarily a wall. But he says the wall will come later. (Spoiler: There won't be a wall.) Also, nobody seems to exactly know what's going on, which I guess is business as usual. Apparently Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) is just happy that Trump likes him.
- Equifax apparently had a fix for the vulnerability that led to its data breach but failed to update their security. The Federal Trade Commission is now investigating.
- The Trump administration has launched a new effort to discourage staff from leaking. In other news, here are the details of the fight between Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions over the naming of Robert Mueller as a special counsel investigating possible ties between Trump allies and Russian meddling in the election. The details were provided anonymously by seven administration officials.
- After Motel 6 got extensive publicity over allegations it was sharing guest lists with immigration officials in Arizona so that they could more easily round up people here illegally, the hotel chain says it would stop the practice.
- Eight soldiers were injured in an explosion during a training operation at Fort Bragg in North Carolina.
- Former CIA Acting Chief Michael J. Morrell has resigned from his senior fellowship at Harvard's Kennedy School in protest after Chelsea Manning was invited to be a visiting fellow there this year.
- The police union in Stamford, Connecticut, is filing a labor complaint over orders that they carry Narcon to help reverse drug overdoses because it wasn't agreed upon in their contract.
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.
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."
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."
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.
Cops Who Beat and Killed an Innocent Man Are Not Entitled to Qualified Immunity, Appeals Court Rules. But the Cops Who Watched Are.
The legal doctrine provides rogue government agents cushy protections not available to the little guy.