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US jobs recovery has picked up steam again

The US jobs recovery has picked up steam again in the final months of the year, bringing some good news in the face of persistently rising prices and a new Covid variant.

https://www.cnn.com/2021/12/03/economy/november-jobs-report/index.html

Plenty of people are taking melatonin as a sleep aid. What you should know before you do.

“Will taking melatonin cause my brain to stop making it?” “Is it safe to give to kids?” “Does it cancel out birth control?” “Is melatonin a sedative?”

     

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The baby dragons of Slovenia

Postojna Cave, situated one hour’s drive southwest of Ljubljana, Slovenia’s capital, is so vast, it has its own railway.

https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/olms-baby-dragons-slovenia-postojna-cave-cmd/index.html

Brianna Keilar breaks down over tragedy of school shootings

CNN’s Brianna Keilar becomes emotional during an interview with a mother who lost her 6-year-old son in the Sandy Hook school shooting.

https://www.cnn.com/videos/us/2021/12/03/brianna-keilar-sandy-hook-shooting-victim-mom-interview-newday-vpx.cnn

Pope Francis speaks out on healing the rift between the Catholic and Orthodox churches

Pope Francis lamented centuries of hostility and prejudice that have divided Catholics and Orthodox as he met Friday with the leader of Cyprus’ Greek Orthodox Church and pointed to works of charity as a means to help heal the rift between the Catholic West and Orthodox East.

https://www.foxnews.com/world/pope-francis-healing-rift-catholic-orthodox-churches

Human rights activist says IOC calls with Peng Shuai are ‘obviously staged’

Human rights activist Peter Dahlin says the International Olympic Committee’s calls with Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai are putting her at “greater risk” and that they are “obviously staged.”

https://www.cnn.com/2021/12/03/sport/ioc-peter-dahlin-peng-shuai-spt-intl/index.html

Test drive: The 2022 Ford Maverick Hybrid is a cheap little truck … in a good way

The 2022 Ford Maverick hybrid is Ford’s lowest-priced model and a new type of truck for the brand.

https://www.foxnews.com/auto/test-drive-2022-ford-maverick-hybrid

LSU's Brian Kelly accused of faking Southern accent when talking to Tigers fans at basketball game

LSU football coach Brian Kelly was accused of faking a Southern accent when he appeared at the Tigers’ men’s basketball game on Wednesday

https://www.foxnews.com/sports/lsu-brian-kelly-fake-southern-accent

Didi’s delisting could spell the end for Chinese stocks on Wall Street

The era of big Chinese companies heading to the United States to raise money may have just come to an end.

https://www.cnn.com/2021/12/03/investing/premarket-stocks-trading/index.html

Opinion: South Africa shouldn’t be punished for alerting the world to Omicron

On November 24, the Network for Genomic Surveillance in South Africa identified a new coronavirus variant of concern, dubbed Omicron. Since the variant’s initial identification in South Africa, it has been discovered in a number of countries spanning multiple continents, and on Wednesday, the first case of Covid-19 caused by this variant was reported in California.

https://www.cnn.com/2021/12/03/opinions/south-africa-shouldnt-be-punished-omicron-izu-madhi/index.html