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Ahead of Giving Tuesday, Coca-Cola held a virtual dinner series event on social justice after funding millions in grants this year

Elaine Welteroth. JP Yim / Getty Images Coca-Cola held a "Together We Must" virtual dinner event series in October and November, in partnership with the National Center of Civil and Human Rights, Civic Dinners, and Equitable Dinners, around the topics of social justice. Each dinner was helmed by big names, such as former Teen Vogue Editor-in-Chief Elaine Welteroth and NASCAR Driver Bubba Wallace, and Coca-Cola says nearly 5,000 people attended. Coca-Cola Brand Director Erica Tuggle told Bu...
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Trump lawyer Joe diGenova says election security chief fired by the president should be 'taken out at dawn and shot'

Rudolph Giuliani, left, and Joseph diGenova, center, attorneys for President Donald Trump, conduct a news conference at the Republican National Committee on lawsuits regarding the outcome of the 2020 presidential election on Thursday, November 19, 2020 Getty Trump campaign lawyer Joe diGenova said former top US cybersecurity official Christopher Krebs should be "taken out at dawn and shot" and "drawn and quartered". Krebs was fired by Trump last month after saying that the November 3 elect...
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Former top US cybersecurity official ousted by Trump said there was 'no manipulation of the vote on the machine count side'

Krebs, who was appointed by President Donald Trump, was fired by the president after saying the election was the most secure in history. Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Chris Krebs, the former director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), said almost all of the ballots cast in the 2020 election had a paper trail and that there was no evidence that the machines were hacked or manipulated. In a "60 Minutes" interview that aired Sunday on CBS News, Krebs reiterated previo...
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Trump rages against '60 Minutes' for interview with Krebs

President Trump ripped CBS News's "60 Minutes" on Sunday after an interview with his former cybersecurity chief was broadcast on the program.
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'It's not how I wanted to go out': Chris Krebs, the election security official fired by Trump, opens up in new interview and dismisses 'farcical' claims of voter fraud

Christopher Krebs, former director of the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on May 14, 2019. Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Chris Krebs, the former director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, told CBS "the American people should have 100% confidence in their vote." Krebs was fired by President Trump earlier this month for refusing to go along with Trump's unsupported...
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Change in media company leadership is in the air

Hi and welcome to Insider Advertising, weekly edition, where I get into the big stories in media and advertising. Today's our last newsletter this week before we pause for the Thanksgiving weekend.If someone forwarded you this email, remember you can sign up here to get your own.This week: Media leadership changes are in the air, top startups to watch, and Netflix salaries. A broadcast of the first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden at The Abb...
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China Launches Ambitious Mission To Land On Moon and Return Samples To Earth

BeerFartMoron shares a report from CBS News: China launched its most ambitious moon mission yet Monday: a robotic spacecraft expected to land on the lunar surface by the end of the week. The spacecraft is expected to collect about four pounds of rock and soil samples, and return them to Earth next month for laboratory analysis. If successful, the Chang'e 5 mission will make China only the third nation, after the United States and the former Soviet Union, to bring moon rocks back to Earth. It wil...
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Trump Team Dumps Sidney Powell As Attorney Peddles Bonkers Conspiracy Theories About Election

President Donald Trump’s legal team dedicated to overturning the election results jettisoned attorney Sidney Powell, who’s been continually pushing flatly bizarre conspiracy theories about the 2020 election, on Sunday. “Sidney Powell is practicing law on her own. She is not a member of the Trump Legal Team,” Rudy Giuliani, who’s been spearheading the President’s corrupt attempts to steal the election from President-elect Joe Biden in the courts and is no stranger to conspiracy theories himsel...
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Texas deployed its National Guard to help with overflowing morgues in El Paso as the coronavirus death toll rises

El Paso County detention inmates, Sheriff officers, and morgue staff move bodies to refrigerated trailers outside the Medical Examiner's Office, November 14, 2020. Texas is sending 36 of its National Guard personnel to El Paso to help process the bodies of dead coronavirus victims. El Paso's county morgue has been so overwhelmed that it is using refrigerated trailers and paying prison inmates to move the bodies. That's just one snapshot in a nationwide surge of coronavirus cases — th...
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How Pfizer plans to keep its vaccine at subarctic temperatures during transport

CBS News got an inside look at the logistical challenges of getting Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to the public.
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Morning Docket: 11.20.20

* A California judge has approved some marijuana delivery services within the state. Guess Pineapple Express can now be expressly delivered, and you can get your weed and munchies delivered at the same time... [Los Angeles Times] * Joe Biden might be considering Deval Patrick, the former governor of Massachusetts, to be his Attorney General. [CBS Boston] * A new lawsuit alleges that employees at a Waterloo, Iowa meatpacking plant (a facility hit hard by the pandemic) took bets about how many...
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Biden says he will not pursue a national lockdown as part of his COVID-19 response: 'I am not going to shut down the economy, period'

President-elect Joe Biden. JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden said on Thursday he would not pursue a national lockdown to combat the coronavirus. Previously, Biden answered hypothetical questions on the issue by saying he would follow the advice of medical experts. "I am not going to shut down the economy, period," Biden said Thursday. "I'm going to shut down the virus ... no national shutdown." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President-elect Joe ...
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Biden says he will not pursue a national lockdown as part of COVID-19 response: 'I am not gonna shut down the economy, period'

President-elect Joe Biden JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden said on Thursday that he will not pursue a national lockdown to combat the coronavirus. Previously, Biden answered hypothetical questions on the issue by saying he would follow the advice of medical experts. "I am not gonna shut down the economy, period," Biden said Thursday. "I'm gonna shut down the virus ... No national shutdown." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President-elect Joe Bid...
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Trump has reportedly given up hopes of overturning battleground defeats and is trying to delay a final vote count in a desperate bid to throw Biden's victory into doubt

Donald Trump Getty President Trump's team now accepts they cannot disqualify enough mail-in votes to change the outcome of the election, according to the Washington Post. Trump has instead decided to focus his efforts on a bid to delay final vote counts for long enough that Biden is unable to claim a clear victory, the Washington Post reported. The shift has come after his campaign failed to prove widespread voter fraud through the courts. The president's advisors reportedly believe the st...
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Trump has reportedly given up hope on overturning battleground defeats and is trying to delay a final vote count in a desperate bid to throw Biden's victory into doubt

Donald Trump. Getty President Donald Trump's team now accepts that it cannot disqualify enough mail-in votes to change the outcome of the election, The Washington Post reported on Wednesday. Trump has decided to focus on delaying final vote counts for long enough that President-elect Joe Biden is unable to claim a clear victory, The Post's report said. Trump's campaign has failed to prove in court that there was widespread voter fraud. The president reportedly thinks the strategy could eas...
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Trump has reportedly given up on overturning battleground defeats and is trying to delay a final vote count in a desperate bid to throw Biden's victory into doubt

Donald Trump. Getty President Donald Trump's team now accepts that it cannot disqualify enough mail-in ballots to change the outcome of the election, The Washington Post reported on Wednesday. Trump has decided to focus on delaying final vote counts for long enough that President-elect Joe Biden is unable to claim a clear victory, The Post's report said. Trump's campaign has failed to prove in court that there was widespread voter fraud. The president reportedly thinks the strategy could e...
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9 public-health experts share their own Thanksgiving plans: Most are staying home, but some will gather outdoors with masks

Dr. Anthony Fauci, left, will be skipping an extended family Thanksgiving this year. Al Drago/AFP via Getty Images, filadendron/Getty Images As Thanksgiving approaches, Americans must decide whether to gather with their loved ones amid the dramatic surge in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations. Many public-health experts, including Dr. Anthony Fauci, are tweaking holiday traditions and hunkering down at home with just their immediate families. Here's how nine public-health experts are c...
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Task Force Doctors Warn Of 2,000 COVID Deaths Daily By Christmas

Doctors have warned Vice President Mike Pence that the United States could see an average of 1,500 coronavirus-related deaths each day starting next week — a number that could be topped by up to 2,000 by Christmas if further efforts to combat coronavirus are not installed quickly, CBS News reported late Tuesday.  Two senior administration officials familiar with a White House meeting of doctors on the coronavirus task force with Pence told CBS News that medical professionals on the task force...
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U.S. Could See 2,000 Covid-19 Deaths Per Day by Christmas: Report

The U.S. could see 2,000 Americans dying per day by Christmas if strict new mitigation strategies aren’t adopted, according to warnings from doctors on the White House Coronavirus Task Force and a new report from CBS News. The alarming news comes as the U.S. reports 1,565 deaths from covid-19 on Tuesday alone, with…Read more...
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A Mother’s Quest For Peace: What Led Officials To Christie Wilson’s Body On Her Killer’s Property

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Pennsylvania lawyers shredded Rudy Giuliani's arguments in Trump's biggest election lawsuit as 'disgraceful' and 'really inventive'

Attorney for the President, Rudy Giuliani, speaks at a news conference in the parking lot of a landscaping company on November 7, 2020 in Philadelphia. - Joe Biden has won the US presidency over Donald Trump, TV networks projected on November 7, 2020. CNN, NBC News and CBS News called the race in his favor, after projecting he had won the decisive state of Pennsylvania. BRYAN R. SMITH/AFP via Getty Images Lawyers representing the Pennsylvania secretary of state's office shredded the Trump ...
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How Katie Couric Tells Her Own Stories With Help From Like-Minded Brands

After a storied career in broadcast journalism, Katie Couric is calling her own shots these days at the helm of a media company that bears her name, Katie Couric Media. The former NBC News and CBS News anchor is reinventing the business model around content creation and storytelling, bringing in select values-focused brands to partner...
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Norah O’Donnell Investigates Military Sexual Assault in Four-Part CBS News Series

CBS News will launch a four-part investigative series this evening across two of its best-known programs and it has nothing to do with President Trump, the coronavirus pandemic, or the results of the 2020 election. Norah O’Donnell spent a year and a half looking into how the U.S. military treats victims of sexual assault, and […]
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Atlas Urges People To Spend Thanksgiving With Elderly Despite COVID Because They May Die Soon

Dr. Scott Atlas, President Donald Trump’s favorite COVID-19 adviser who opposes lockdowns and often espouses Trump-friendly beliefs on the pandemic, made an eyebrow-raising suggestion on Monday night regarding family gatherings on Thanksgiving. During an interview on Fox News, Atlas bashed the notion of staying away from elderly relatives during the holiday to protect them from the virus. “This kind of isolation is one of the unspoken tragedies of the elderly who are now being told don’t see ...
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Barack Obama to Appear on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ on Thursday

Former President Barack Obama will be Thursday’s guest on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” the show announced on Monday night. Obama will be sitting down with Kimmel to discuss his new memoir, “A Promised Land,” which is the first of two books about his presidency. Recently, Obama has interviewed with “60 Minutes,” Oprah Winfrey and CBS News’ […]
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SpaceX Launches a Falcon 9 Rocket Carrying a Crew Dragon Capsule With Four Astronauts

The big launch finally happens in 2 minutes. "All systems are go for tonight's launch at 7:27 p.m. EST of Crew Dragon's first operational mission with four astronauts on board," SpaceX tweeted this morning. But live coverage is already streaming on SpaceX's web site. Space.com explains it's the first operational flight of SpaceX's "astronaut taxi," the Crew Dragon: Called Crew-1, this will be the second Crew Dragon mission to carry astronauts. NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover and...
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Obama said he won't serve in Biden's cabinet because Michelle would 'leave' him

Former President Barack Obama and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden greet each other with a socially distant "air" elbow bump at the end of a drive-in campaign rally at Northwestern High School on October 31, 2020 in Flint, Michigan Drew Angerer/Getty Images Former President Barack Obama said in an interview with CBS News that first aired Sunday he would help President-elect Joe Biden in "any ways" he could as he transitions to his new role in the White House. But, the former presi...
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2020 Election Live Updates: Biden becomes first Democrat to win Arizona since 1996

President-elect Joe Biden picked up 11 more Electoral College votes as CBS News projected he won Arizona.
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2020 election "most secure in history," security officials say

President-elect Biden picked up 11 more Electoral College votes as CBS News projected he had won Arizona.
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Obama says Trump's baseless claims of voter fraud — and GOP leaders 'going along with' them — are a step in delegitimizing democracy and put US on 'dangerous path'

Of the baseless widespread voter fraud claims, Obama said, "They appear to be motivated, in part, because the president doesn't like to lose and never admits loss." AP Photo/Evan Vucci Former President Barack Obama criticized President Donald Trump's baseless claims of mass voter fraud and the GOP leaders that are "going along with" his claims, during an interview with CBS News on Wednesday. "It is one more step in delegitimizing not just the incoming Biden administration, but democrac...
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