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Lingling Wei / Wall Street Journal:
Chinese Protests Spread Over Government's Covid Restrictions  —  Demonstrations have erupted in Beijing, Shanghai and other major cities  —  Protests are erupting in major cities in China over President Xi Jinping's zero-tolerance approach to Covid-19, an unusual show of defiance in the country …
Washington Post:
Deadly Xinjiang fire stokes discontent over China's covid restrictions
David Smith / The Guardian:
‘They will bend the knee’: Lincoln project cofounder cautions against dismissing Trump  —  Rick Wilson, a veteran Republican strategist, suggests the ex-president still holds sway despite multiple crises  —  Donald Trump, the former US president, is all washed up.
Discussion: New York Post and Raw Story
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David Siders / Politico:
Republicans shrug off Trump '24 bid: 'The excitement's just not there'  —  Donald Trump's lackluster campaign announcement was one thing.  His real problem is fast becoming the collective shrug Republicans have given him in the week-plus since.  —  Far from freezing out potential competitors …
Doyle McManus / Los Angeles Times:
Can Ron DeSantis ride the culture war to the White House?  —  If you've been yearning for a preview of the battle for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination, the place to be last weekend was Las Vegas, where the Republican Jewish Coalition held what some attendees cheekily called a “kosher cattle call” for potential candidates.
Discussion: Haaretz and The Capitolist
Wall Street Journal:
Stop Pronouncing ‘Turkey’ Wrong, Country Begs the Rest of the World  —  In part weary of bird comparisons, Turkey wants everyone to say its name as Tour-key-yeh.  The rebranding has been a head-scratcher for many people.
New York Times:
The Exceptionally American Problem of Rising Roadway Deaths  —  Why other rich nations have surpassed the U.S. in protecting pedestrians, cyclists and motorists.  —  About a thousand people gathered on a bright morning on the National Mall the Saturday before Thanksgiving for what has become …
Jelani Cobb / New Yorker:
Why I Quit Elon Musk's Twitter  —  A platform that once represented the new frontier of digital democracy is being used by the world's richest man to troll us all.  —  It has been an interminable month since Elon Musk assumed control of Twitter and showed up in its headquarters while carrying a bathroom sink.
Bill Barrow / Associated Press:
Ga. Senate runoff between Warnock, Walker has bitter closing  —  Ads with the candidates' ex-wives.  Cries of “liar” flying in both directions.  Stories of a squalid apartment building and abortions under pressure.  Questioning an opponent's independence.  His intellect.  His mental stability.
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New York Times:
As Gen X and Boomers Age, They Confront Living Alone  —  More older Americans are living by themselves than ever before.  That shift presents issues on housing, health care and personal finance.  —  Jay Miles has lived his 52 years without marriage or children, which has suited …
Nicholas Fandos / New York Times:
Meet the Voters Who Fueled New York's Seismic Tilt Toward the G.O.P.  —  Republicans used doomsday-style ads to prey on suburban voters' fear of crime in New York, helping to flip enough seats to capture the House.  —  GREAT NECK PLAZA, N.Y. — Lynn Frankel still has bouts of nostalgia for her old life …
Leo Sands / Washington Post:
Kim Jong Un's daughter emerges from secrecy for second time in days  —  The daughter of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made a second public appearance with her father days after her first, suggesting an expansion of the child's public-facing role and fueling speculation over Kim's succession plans.
Discussion: Reuters, Associated Press and The Hill
Brad Dress / The Hill:
House Republican says Congress doesn't need to pass ‘Democrat bills’ that help Ukraine  —  Rep. Mike Turner (R-Ohio) on Sunday said Congress does not need to pass “Democrat bills” with big price tags to help Ukraine, saying the incoming Republican majority in the House will spend less money to fund Kyiv's war against Russia.
Discussion: ABC News and Voice of America
 
 
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E.J. Dionne Jr / Washington Post:
Divided government demands creativity. Here are 3 ways to get things done.
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Iris Samuels / Anchorage Daily News:
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