Biden says his team is already talking with the Trump administration

CBS

The president-elect said talks are already underway, after the GSA gave the green light.

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma pleads guilty in criminal case

CBS

The OxyContin maker admitted impeding the DEA's efforts to combat the addiction crisis.

Seattle City Council OKs budget with nearly 20% police cut

St. Louis Dispatch

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle City Council approved the city’s 2021 budget with reductions to the police budget, though not as much as activists sought amid mass demonstrations against police brutality over the summer.

Coast Guard suspends search for Emmy Rose crew off Massachusetts coast after 38 hours

USA Today | Jessica Flores, USA TODAY

Crews scoured an area nearly the size of Delaware, about 2,066 square miles, over 38 hours before suspending the search on Tuesday night.

Strange metal tower found in Utah desert

USA Today | AP

Deep in the Mars-like landscape of Utah's red-rock desert, a smooth, tall structure was found during a helicopter survey of bighorn sheep. (Nov. 24)

Bruce Boynton, who inspired 1961 Freedom Rides, dies at 83

St. Louis Dispatch

SELMA, Ala. (AP) — Bruce Carver Boynton, a civil rights pioneer from Alabama who inspired the landmark “Freedom Rides" of 1961, died Monday. He was 83.