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November 29, 2020

CHRISTMAS

Biden COVID-19 adviser: Many who celebrated Thanksgiving with family or friends will be in ICUs over Christmas

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Dr. Celine Gounder, a member of President-elect Joe Biden’s COVID-19 advisory board, said they expect to see an increase in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations, and eventually deaths in the weeks following Thanksgiving. Millions of Americans traveled for the holiday despite warnings from public......

How a 7-year-old won the battle to make female toy soldiers

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here It’s already the best Christmas ever for 7-year-old Vivian Lord of Little Rock, Arkansas.  But why such glee over plastic toy soldiers? To understand, you have to go back to the summer of 2019. It was during one of......

No oom-pah bands this Christmas, please. We’re Swiss

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: A local brass band plays some tunes behind riders before the sixth stage of the Tour de Suisse cycling race in Wittnau June 14, 2012. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo ZURICH (Reuters) – Forget the oom-pah brass bands and buy gifts early – with a predrafted list to keep shopping......

Trump’s leaving Biden a Christmas gift of Middle East peace — will Joe throw it in the trash?

NYPost
John Podhoretz Will Joe Biden and his foreign-policy team accept the extraordinary gift Team Trump is leaving for them under the Christmas tree — or is their hatred for the president so all-consuming that they will toss it in the garbage? I’m talking about the Abraham Accords, peace deals between......

No ski resorts or fireworks but a lot of bubbles: How Europeans will spend Christmas this year

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Children look at a window display at store on Regent Street in London. Hollie Adams | Getty Images News | Getty Images LONDON — There’s one thing that most people are agreed upon as the festive season approaches and the......

Major retailers urged to revive hazard pay amid holiday rush

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here As the coronavirus rampages across the U.S., retail workers are facing down holiday crowds and harried shoppers stocking up for potential future lockdowns. The pandemic has proved nothing if not profitable for major retailers, including Amazon and Walmart, which......

Rocky, the tiny Rockefeller Center Christmas tree owl, released back into the wild

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Rockefeller, the tiny, beloved owl that was rescued from the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree last week, has been set free. She was released into the wild in upstate New York after a week of rehabilitation. Source link To Return......

Local Actor LeJon Woods Stars in New Lifetime Christmas Special

ClevelandScene
click to enlarge After graduating from Shaw University in North Carolina, Cleveland native LeJon Woods returned home and took a job working for the city. While he liked the steady income, he had an epiphany one day while sitting in his cubicle. “I was looking at the four walls around......

Spain considers limiting Christmas celebrations to six people

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: People wearing face masks wait at the terrace of the Les Quinze Nits restaurant on Real square, after Spain’s Catalonia region allowed bars, restaurants, gyms and cinemas to reopen from Monday, gradually easing some of the restrictions put in place to tackle the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in......

Coronavirus: How Europeans are preparing for Christmas and New Year

BBC
image copyrightGetty Images image captionTravel restrictions will be lifted over Christmas in France For months now, coronavirus restrictions have dictated where millions of Europeans can travel to and who they can see when they get there. So with Christmas fast approaching, governments are having to make tough decisions on whether......

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