Variety
December 2
Louis van Amstel, left, and his husband, Joshua van Amstel. Louis van Amstel said their son was bullied by the teacher.

He gave thanks for his dads. His teacher condemned gay couples

The substitute teacher was fired soon after, according to the staffing company that had placed her at the Utah school.
Nation
December 2

MN Lottery

MINNEAPOLIS _ These Minnesota lotteries were drawn Monday:1-8-5(one, eight, five)14-23-37-41-42(fourteen, twenty-three, thirty-seven, forty-one, forty-two)Estimated jackpot: $950,00010-31-43-44-46, Lucky Ball: 13(ten, thirty-one, forty-three, forty-four, forty-six; Lucky Ball:…
Nation
December 2

Winning numbers drawn in 'Lucky For Life' game

ROCKY HILL, Conn. _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the "Lucky For Life" game were:10-31-43-44-46, Lucky Ball: 13(ten, thirty-one, forty-three, forty-four, forty-six;…
National
December 2

Asian shares slip after US stock tumble amid trade tensions

Asian shares slipped Tuesday, following a drop on Wall Street amid pessimism over U.S.-China trade tensions.
Nation
December 2
President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media before boarding Marine One on the south Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Dec. 2, 2

GOP drafts counter-report as Dems release witness list for hearing

House Republicans prepared a pre-emptive rebuttal Monday to Democratic allegations that President Donald Trump abused his power and acted in contempt of Congress, arguing that…
National
December 2
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, during an impeachment inquiry hearing in Washington, on Nov. 19, 2019. Movi

Congress pushes ahead on Trump impeachment with nation split

The House is plunging into a landmark impeachment week, with Democrats who once hoped to sway Republicans now facing the prospect of an ever-hardening partisan split over the question of removing President Donald Trump from office.
Nation
December 2

Utah officer helping to save lives at crash scene again

A Salt Lake police officer can't explain his habit of arriving at the right time, but there are now two crash victims who benefited from him being in the right place when they needed him.
Local
December 2
Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan held a press conference in March to announce major energy and climate policy initiatives. Walz announced Mon

Walz announces climate change subcabinet

It will be tasked to catch state up to emission targets.
Nation
December 2

Winning numbers drawn in 'Badger 5' game

MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "Badger 5" game were:04-05-09-18-29(four, five, nine, eighteen, twenty-nine)Estimated jackpot: $10,000ΒΆ Maximum…
Nation
December 2

Winning numbers drawn in 'SuperCash' game

MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "SuperCash" game were:04-26-27-34-35-39, Doubler: N(four, twenty-six, twenty-seven, thirty-four, thirty-five, thirty-nine; Doubler:…
Nation
December 2

Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing' game

MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "All or Nothing" game were:02-05-08-09-11-14-15-17-18-19-21(two, five, eight, nine, eleven, fourteen, fifteen,…
Variety
December 2

Billionaire faces $58M damage award in sex harassment case

Billionaire Alki David was hit with more than $58 million in damages after a jury found him liable for battery, sexual battery and sexual harassment against a former employee in the latest lawsuit targeting the owner of several media companies, the plaintiff's attorney said.
National
December 2

Judges: New North Carolina Congress map will be used in 2020

North Carolina judges ordered a new U.S. House district map that Republican state legislators drew last month be used in the 2020 elections, deciding on Monday there wasn't time to scrutinize the boundaries further for any left-over extreme partisan bias.
Local
December 2
Sen. Amy Klobuchar, seen at a campaign event on Nov. 22 in Henniker, N.H., said her campaign would negotiate a collective bargaining agreement with th

Sen. Amy Klobuchar's presidential campaign staff unionizes

Candidate supports effort by field organizers, a trend in Democratic campaigns.
Variety
December 2

Flood at famed Arizona waterfalls sends tourists scrambling

A popular tourist spot deep in a gorge off the Grand Canyon known for its blue-green waterfalls will make repairs after heavy flooding over the Thanksgiving break sent tourists scrambling to higher ground.
Nation
December 2

Winning numbers drawn in 'Northstar Cash' game

MINNEAPOLIS _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Minnesota Lottery's "Northstar Cash" game were:06-13-16-20-24(six, thirteen, sixteen, twenty, twenty-four)Estimated jackpot: $27,000
Nation
December 2
A pedestrian walks through deep snow after an overnight snowfall, Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, in Marlborough, Mass.

Schools, offices close as long-lived storm clobbers US East

A seemingly endless winter storm that hindered travel across most of the country over the long holiday weekend is delivering a last wallop as it swoops through the Northeast, dumping heavy snow, shuttering hundreds of schools and bedeviling commuters in the region Monday.
Nation
December 2
In this Nov. 28, 2019, photo provided by Jim Beaver, an elk stands stuck with a hammock in Beaver's yard in Maggie Valley, N.C. on Thanksgiving. The e

'Thanksgiving antics' N.C. elk gets tangled up in red hammock

An elk is running around western North Carolina with a shredded hammock on its head, and apparently a love of apples is to blame.
Variety
December 2
A logo sign outside of the headquarters of Riot Games, Inc., in Los Angeles, California on September 15, 2018.

Video game maker to pay $10 million in gender bias case

The maker of popular video game League of Legends has agreed to pay $10 million to female employees to settle a broad gender discrimination case.…
National
December 2

US citizen raised in San Diego faces new terrorism charges

A U.S. citizen on the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorist List has been charged with additional crimes involving ties to Somalia's al-Shabaab rebel group, according to a federal indictment unsealed Monday.