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Appeals Court Rejects Trump Challenge Of Pennsylvania Race

Nov. 27
Maryclaire Dale / Associated Press

The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals echoed a string of other courts in finding his campaign offered no evidence of any election fraud. Instead, the court said “the campaign's claims have no merit.”

Wait, Wait, Don't Inaugurate: Why The U.S. Takes So Long To Change Presidents

Nov. 27
Ron Elving / NPR

How is it that the Brits can have a newly elected prime minister meeting with the queen to form a new government within a day or two, but Americans need 10 or 11 weeks to install a new crew?

In this March 17, 2005 file photo Scott Peterso...

Overwhelmed EDD Paid $140 Million In Unemployment Benefits To Prisoners, Including Killers

Nov. 25
Adam Beam / Associated Press

Prosecutors say California’s system for paying unemployment benefits is so dysfunctional that the state approved more than $140 million for at least 20,000 prisoners.

China's Xi Jinping Congratulates Biden On Election Win, Urges Cooperation

Nov. 25
John Ruwitch / NPR

He is one of the last major world leaders to wish Joe Biden congratulations.

President-Elect Joe Biden Hits 80 Million Votes In Year Of Record Turnout

Nov. 25
Domenico Montanaro / NPR

The 2020 presidential election saw the most votes in U.S. history at 156 million and counting, and the highest participation rate since 1900.

As States Certify Ballot Totals, An Extraordinary Election Comes To An End

Nov. 25
Pam Fessler / NPR

Voting took place amid a pandemic and unprecedented polarization. Despite baseless claims by the president and his allies that the outcome was rigged, states say the results are accurate.

Expanded Access To Voting Yielded Huge Turnout. Will States Take It Away?

Nov. 25
Miles Parks / NPR

Voting experts say it's not easy to remove options once they've been given to voters. But the fraught politics around alleged "fraud" complicate the outlook for coming elections.

California Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., ges...

After Criticism, Feinstein To Step Down As Top Judiciary Dem

Nov. 24
Mary Clare Jalonick and Mathew Daly / Associated Press

Feinstein is giving up the powerful spot after public criticism of her bipartisan outreach and her handling of Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearings.

President-elect Joe Biden gestures to supporter...

Pennsylvania Certifies Biden As Winner Of Presidential Vote

Nov. 24
By Associated Press

Democrat Joe Biden has been certified as the winner of the presidential election in Pennsylvania, culminating three weeks of vote counting and a string of failed legal challenges by President Donald Trump, state officials said Tuesday.

House lawmakers called on General Services Admi...

General Services Administration Says Biden Is "Apparent Winner," Lets Transition Begin

Nov. 23
Matthew Daly and Mary Clare Jalonick / Associated Press

The General Services Administration has ascertained that President-elect Joe Biden is the “apparent winner” of the Nov. 3 election. The move clears the way for the start of the transition from Trump’s administration and allows Biden to coordinate with federal agencies on plans for taking over on Jan. 20.

Tease photo for San Diego's Budget Projections Have C...

San Diego's Budget Projections Have Coronavirus Written All Over Them

Nov. 23
By Alison St John, Pat Finn

The two biggest sources of city revenue, sales taxes and hotel taxes, have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic and are likely to remain ailing for some time.

GM manufacturing facility in Kokomo, Indiana, i...

GM Flips To California's Side In Pollution Fight With Trump

Nov. 23
Tom Krisher / Associated Press

General Motors says it will no longer support the Trump administration in legal efforts to end California’s right to set its own clean-air standards. CEO Mary Barra said in a letter Monday to environmental groups that GM will pull out of the lawsuit and it urges other automakers to do so.

President Donald Trump arrives to speak in the ...

Families Still Fighting Over Trump, Even As His Term Closes

Nov. 23
By Amita Sharma

Four years of disputes over President Donald Trump and his policies have fractured families to the point of estrangement, made even worse by his refusal to concede and false claims that President-elect Joe Biden’s victory is based on voter fraud.

In this Oct. 30, 2020, file photo, California G...

Gov. Newsom's Family Quarantines After COVID-19 Exposure

Nov. 23
By Associated Press

California Gov. Gavin Newsom and his family are quarantining after three of his children were exposed to someone who tested positive for the coronavirus, his office said late Sunday.

Three SDSU football players practice on a campu...

San Diego State-Fresno State Football Game Canceled

Nov. 22
By City News Service

State was canceled today due to COVID-19 contact tracing within the Fresno State football program.

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