Your Evening Briefing
Timothy O’Brien, writing for Bloomberg Opinion, explains why President Donald Trump would risk committing obstruction of justice with his latest Twitter posts aimed at Robert Mueller. The attacks on the prosecutor investigating possible collusion with a foreign adversary may fit elements of that crime. But O’Brien says there may be other reasons Trump is “running scared.”
Here are today’s top stories
A lot of Democrats blame Nancy Pelosi for their years in the political wilderness. As she lobbies to return as Speaker of the House, there are a few people who could take the job instead.
U.S. senators demanded Mark Zuckerberg respond to a New York Times report that Facebook used contractors to retaliate against critics of its privacy practices and efforts to combat Russian propaganda.
A decade ago, New Zealand stopped a child-killing infection with a new type of vaccine. Now it may be used to fight a global rise in gonorrhea.
As exchange traded funds get cheaper, Wall Street is looking for ways to charge you more, Bloomberg Businessweek reports.
Basic economy is a class of airline travel meant for cheap masochists. But its very existence is actually a complex marketing scheme.
What you’ll need to know tomorrow
- CNN’s Jim Acosta 1, Trump 0.
- Bitcoin is going to keep on falling, these analysts say.
- Lame duck House Republicans subpoena James Comey.
- See how wildfires transformed California into hell on earth.
- Southeast Asia may soon have to pick between China and America.
- Staying in a five-star Chinese hotel? You’ll want to read this.
- Beware fake “heritage” turkeys and other holiday sneakiness.
What you’ll want to read tonight
Stop pairing wine with turkey. The bird may be the star, but sides provide the most distinctive flavors on your Thanksgiving table. So pick bottles based on the sweet, tart, salty, savory, earthy, spicy, or creamy accompaniments.
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