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The short week in 9 headlines

Courts continued to throw out Trump campaign challenges to the election and at last the transition formally began. Biden is now the first presidential candidate to win more than 80 million votes, and another member of the Trump family eyes a future in politics. Monday First on CNN: Key government agency acknowledges Biden’s win and…MORE

Here’s the type and amount of exercise you need, WHO advises

Here’s the type and amount of exercise you need, WHO advises

While we’re all cooped up during the pandemic, the World Health Organization wants you to exercise. The organization released new physical activity guidelines recommending that adults get at least 150 minutes — that’s 2.5 hours — of moderate to vigorous physical activity weekly. The WHO’s new physical activity recommendations come at a time when the…MORE

Denver mayor apologizes for Thanksgiving travel plan

Denver mayor apologizes for Thanksgiving travel plan

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is asking for forgiveness after coming under fire for his upcoming holiday plans. Hours after encouraging Denver residents to avoid Thanksgiving travel, the city’s mayor office confirmed he is flying to Mississippi to spend the holiday with his daughter and wife, according to his office. “I recognize that my decision has…MORE

So far, coronavirus mutations don’t mean much, big study finds

So far, coronavirus mutations don’t mean much, big study finds

A giant study of more than 12,000 mutations in the novel coronavirus finds none of them has made a big difference in how easily it infects people, researchers reported Wednesday. The mutations, found in more than 46,000 samples taken from 99 different countries, all appear to be neutral, the team of leading viral genetics experts…MORE

CIA officer killed in combat in Somalia

CIA officer killed in combat in Somalia

A CIA officer was killed in Somalia last weekend, according to a former senior administration official with knowledge of the matter. The officer was wounded in an operation in the country and later died, the source said. The identity of the officer has not been made public but the source said the officer was a…MORE

Liz’s Dirt

Friday’s Dirt

Yesterday a judge ruled that R Kelly’s sex trafficking and racketeering case will go to trial April 7th in Brooklyn.  Jurors will be selected over 10 days in mid-March. Kanye West is said to be trying to clone himself.  He is said to want an army of clones using his DNA because it’s his ‘duty…

Thursday’s Dirt

A lot of people were upset that ‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’ wouldn’t be on TV this year but that’s all changed!  Apple TV+ owns the rights to the Charlie Brown specials and have reached an agreement to show it on PBS November 22nd. Naya Rivera’s estate is suing for wrongful death.  The father of her…