1. Biden Administration Aims to Show Full Diversity of America

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On the heels of a historic campaign and win making a woman of color, Senator Kamala Harris, Vice President-Elect, many are now looking at the make up of the Biden transition staff and beyond, to a Biden administration.

2. Trump Lawyers Withdraw Lawsuit in Pennsylvania as Judges Grow Frustrated With Campaigns Arguments

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Just one day before a hearing, Trump’s campaign withdrew a request in its lawsuit seeking to stop the certification of the election results in Pennsylvania, where Joe Biden beat Trump to win the White House.

3. Coronavirus Update: Moderna Vaccine Success Sparks Optimism and Distribution Plan in December


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In the race to fight the coronavirus pandemic, drug maker Moderna announced its vaccine is 94.5% effective against coronavirus. Moderna is the second vaccine in the U.S. to tout a high success rate.

4. Cracker Barrel Faces Backlash After Noose-Like Display Spotted in Store

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Tennessee-based restaurant chain Cracker Barrel Old Country Store is apologizing to its customers for a  decoration found hanging from the ceiling at an East Windsor, Connecticut location.

5. Goldman Sachs Increases Music And Culture Outlook To The Tune Of $142 Billion

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Streaming platforms take center stage in Goldman Sachs (GS -1.11%) latest music revenue report, which estimates it’s going to more than double to $142 billion by 2030, far surpassing 2019’s $77 billion.

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