Analysis: U.S. Supreme Court's 'shadow docket' favored religion and TrumpUnited States · 11:31 AM UTC
As midnight approached on the eve of the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday, the conservative-majority Supreme Court granted emergency requests by Christian and Jewish groups challenging COVID-19 crowd restrictions imposed by New York state.
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Olympics · 2:29 PM UTCBiles out of next event, mental health in Games spotlight
Simone Biles withdrew from the individual all-around competition at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday, a day after she shocked the world by pulling out of the team event.
Business · 11:38 AM UTCBlip or bad moon rising? Fed meets amid COVID-19 surge, inflation jitters
The Federal Reserve will conclude its latest policy meeting on Wednesday weighing the risks of a COVID-19 resurgence in the United States and a potentially slower economic recovery against a developing inflation threat that had been its main focus.