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Oh man. Amy Coney Barrett comes out hard against Trump's attempt to rig the census.

Moderna released more Covid-19 vaccine results. They’re very encouraging.

Tomorrow is #WorldAIDSDay  and The Starbucks Foundation is donating $500,000 to the Global Fund to help @RED  fight AIDS. Learn more about this donation and the support it will provide to AIDS programs that have been impacted by COVID-19:

Was "It's snowing!" the first thing you said today? Stay warm outside with loose-fitting, lightweight clothing instead of a bulky sweater.

As a food writer with covid, @timcarman  worried he’d lose his sense of taste. It turned out to be much worse.

The risks of household violence during times of crisis are often exacerbated by emotional stress, economic strain, and shifting roles and responsibilities among family members. #16Days  #KeepHerSafe 

Correction: The attribution should be @LabHeppner . Sorry for the mental inversion

How effective is a carbon price in reducing emissions? And what is the elasticity of emissions with respect to the price of carbon? @FelixPretis , @ryanrafaty , and Geoffroy Dolphin aim to answer these questions in their new working paper:

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Scoops of the Day

A full century: On her 100th birthday, a war bride celebrates a life well lived

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Did you know that "turkey tetrazzini" is one of the most googled phrases the day after Thanksgiving? Who knew?

There are lots of questions in health care, but one thing is clear: Patients score by being part of their own care teams. Learn the drill by using AHRQ's QuestionBuilder app. #AHRQ  #patientsafety 

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Malaria🦟 is a preventable & treatable disease that continues to claim hundreds of thousands of lives each year. WHO is calling on countries & global health partners to step up the fight and #EndMalaria  👉

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NEW: A federal judge in Atlanta ordered officials to keep voting machines in 3 GA counties unaltered following a secret Sunday evening court hearing on a suit brought by @SidneyPowell1 

The risk of animals spreading #COVID19  to people remains low. If you’re sick, avoid contact with pets and other animals, including livestock and wildlife, to protect them from possible infection. Learn more: .

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Ján Kuciak received death threats for investigating tax fraud and corruption in Slovakia, before he and his fiancée were murdered. When we fail to #ProtectJournalists , we fail to protect the truth. #EndImpunity 

We are not completely at the mercy of our genes. In many ways, they are at the mercy of our health & lifestyle decisions and habits. Family history can be a strong predictor of disease, but we have at least the power to change it. #geneexpression  #healthychoices  #epigenetics 

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"Too often governments forget the importance of sciences for facing the crisis of society." -- Fabiola Gianotti, @CERN  The world needs #OpenScience  to benefit all. Yet, only 1 in 4 scientific publications were openly accessible before #COVID19 .

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Scoops of the Week

What a heartbreaking story. Dementia can strike any family, at any age. Thank you to @lraitt ⁩ for sharing her family’s story.

Holiday shopping? Follow these tips to help reduce the spread of #COVID19 . ➡️ Choose online shopping or curbside pickup if possible ➡️ Limit the number of people you bring with you ➡️ Plan ahead to avoid crowded places and peak times More: #BlackFriday 

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LIVE: Federal ministers and health officials provide COVID-19 update

Many roads in Western Nfld are snow-covered. There are icy & slushy patches from Plum Point northward on the Northern Peninsula. Visibility is listed as "fair" or "poor" from Cow Head to Plum Point. There are also slushy patches in the Bay St. George/Port au Port area. #nltraffic 

Atlantic Minerals is warning people to expect a blast today at its quarry in Lower Cove (on the Port au Port Peninsula), sometime between 8 a.m. & 4 p.m.

A full century of living life to the fullest. Coming up on @cbccornerbrook  between 7:05 & 7:30, Enid Stevenson, who turns 100 on Sunday, has been gardening all her life. Now, as a resident of Mountain View Retirement Centre, she still looks after some of the indoor plants there.

My column on an “overzealous” move to expand heritage in Toronto. Which, as usual, is for old things in wealthy neighbourhoods. #topoli  1/

Introducing @jen_keesmaat ’s next act: as a developer of rental housing

#RecipeOfTheDay Why have pecan pie when you could have Pecan-Plus Pie? For those celebrating Thanksgiving, a relaxingly easy take on a traditional dessert, made with a no-roll, press-in pastry crust, and all the nuts!

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With the pardoning of Michael Flynn, President Trump is once again putting himself above the interests of our nation. All Americans ought to be alarmed that he has once again pardoned someone who was caught lying in an attempt to cover up for him.

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