Washington Post

Trump era confronts organized labor with gravest crisis in decades
Washington Post
President-elect Donald Trump’s Twitter attack this week on a union official, followed by his choice of a labor secretary who has criticized new worker protections, has rattled leaders of the American labor movement, who fear unions may be facing their
Trump’s Labor Pick, Andrew Puzder, Is Critic of Minimum Wage IncreasesNew York Times
Trump launches war on unionsPolitico
Trump taps fast-food CEO as labor secretaryThe Hill
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USA TODAY

Who were the Mercury 7 astronauts?
USA TODAY
On April 9, 1959, NASA introduced its first astronaut class: the Mercury 7. The seven members made history, and became the subject of fascination and adoration. John Glenn, who died Thursday at age 95, was the last surviving member of the group.
John Glenn: The Last American Hero?New York Times
Connie Schultz: Difficult to fathom a world without gracious hero John Glenn (photos)cleveland.com
Three times in his Senate career the late John Glenn really had the right stuffWashington Post
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Reuters

Syrian army’s Aleppo advance slows, but victory in sight
Reuters
Syrian government soldiers gather in Al-Haidariya neighbourhood after government forces took control of the area in Aleppo, Syria December 2, 2016. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki. By Laila Bassam and John Davison | ALEPPO, Syria/BEIRUT. ALEPPO …
Hellish conditions engulf east Aleppo, while life goes on in the westUSA TODAY
Syria conflict: Army ‘suspends Aleppo fighting’BBC News
More than 150000 people in Aleppo are ‘threatened with extermination’Business Insider
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NPR

John Glenn, First American To Orbit The Earth, Dies At 95
NPR
The first American to orbit the Earth has died. John Glenn was the last surviving member of the original Mercury astronauts. He would later have a long political career as a U.S. senator, but that didn’t stop his pioneering ways. Glenn made history a
John Glenn, American hero, aviation icon and former US senator, dies at 95Columbus Dispatch
American hero John Glenn, astronaut and Ohio senator, diescleveland.com
John Glenn dead at 95; hero was first American to orbit the EarthLos Angeles Times
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CNN International

The coming holy war over EPA
Fox News
**Want FOX News Halftime Report in you inbox every day? Sign up here.** On the roster: The coming holy war over EPA – Trump may keep stake in business – W.Va. Republicans tell Trump to skip Manchin – I’ll Tell You What: Proof is in the pudding – That’s …
Trump’s EPA pick will make Obama regret his environmental overreachThe Hill (blog)
Trump EPA Pick: States Have a Right to Spew Pollution but Not to Legalize PotSlate Magazine (blog)
Donald Trump’s EPA Pick Is A Leading Foe Of Clean Water LawsHuffington Post
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E! Online

Mick Jagger Welcomes His 8th Child at Age 73
E! Online
The 73-year-old British Rolling Stones frontman has welcomed his eighth child. His American girlfriend Melanie Hamrick, a 30-year-old professional ballet dancer, gave birth to the couple’s first baby together Thursday. “Melanie Hamrick & Mick Jagger’s
Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger Celebrates Birth of 8th ChildBillboard
L’Wren Scott’s brother congratulates Mick Jagger on new kidNew York Daily News
Mick Jagger Welcomes a SonPEOPLE.com
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Politico

Trump feuds with Indiana union chief
Politico
President-elect Donald Trump has touched off his latest feud, sparring with a union chief in Indianapolis as he attempts to demonstrate to the American public how his deal-making prowess saved jobs of union members. The fight escalated Wednesday night …
The Daily 202: The art of punching downWashington Post
RNC official: Carrier union boss ‘should be grateful’ for dealThe Hill
Rexnord Workers Worry Trump’s Feud With Union President Could Cost JobsHuffington Post
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