Tuesday's Morning Email: Zika Locally Transmitted In Texas For First Time
LOCAL ZIKA VIRUS TRANSMISSION FOUND IN TEXAS The first locally transmitted case in the state was found in Cameron County.Â [Erin Schumaker, HuffPost]
MEET DONALD TRUMPâ€™S PICK FOR THE SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICESÂ Dr. Tom Price would likely go after Obamacare and potentially look to privatize Medicare.Â [Jonathan Cohn, HuffPost]
OSU ATTACKER IDENTIFIEDÂ Ohio State University student Abdul Razak Ali Artan attacked Ohio State University students with a car and butcherâ€™s knife, leaving 11 injured, one critically. A police officer killed the Somali immigrant, who had reportedly written an online rantÂ about how Muslims were treated worldwide.Â [Willa Frej and Ryan Grenoble, HuffPost]
AT LEAST 75 DEAD AFTER COLOMBIAN PLANE CRASHÂ The death toll in the crash of a charter plan in the rural area of Medellin included the majority of top Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense and several journalists. So far only six survivors have been found.Â [Reuters]
VISUALLY BREAKING DOWN WHAT TRUMPâ€™S DEPORTATION PLANS COULD MEANÂ The New York Times graphically depicts the number of people the president-elect has stated he intends to deport.Â [NYT]
THE EFFECTIVENESS OF U.S. DRONE STRIKES AGAINST ISIS LEADERSÂ â€œISISâ€™s second-in-command hid in Syria for months. The day he stepped out, the U.S. was waiting.â€?Â [WaPo]
EXPANSIVE WILDFIRE FORCES TENNESSEE EVACUATIONSÂ In Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge.Â [Ed Mazza, HuffPost]
INSIDE THE BILLION-DOLLAR BILL TO COMBAT THE HEROIN EPIDEMICÂ Where all that money is going. [Marina Fang, HuffPost]WHATâ€™S BREWING
BEHOLD THE FIRST â€˜GAME OF THRONESâ€™ IMAGESÂ We have just five more months, people. Itâ€™s so close and yet, so far.Â [HuffPost]
PATAGONIA MADE $10 MILLION IN SALES ON BLACK FRIDAYÂ And itâ€™s all getting donated to save the environment. [HuffPost]
THEREâ€™S ABOUT TO BE A 24/7 TAYLOR SWIFT CHANNELÂ Donâ€™t lie â€• you just put it on your wish list, along with this Beyonce ugly Christmas sweater. [Vulture]
MS. JACKSON FROM â€˜MS. JACKSONâ€™ IS A REAL PERSONÂ And hereâ€™s how she felt about OutKastâ€™s hit single.Â [HuffPost]
â€˜WESTWORLDâ€™ ADDED EVEN MORE CHAOSÂ What to make of the madness. And more importantly, a conversation with the showâ€™s star,Â Evan Rachel Wood, about how she has made peace with her sexual assaults.Â [HuffPost]
TRUMPâ€™S WASHINGTON HOTEL HAS A SMALL LEASE PROBLEMÂ â€œThe lease for the Trump International Hotel, housed in Washingtonâ€™s historic Old Post Office Pavilion, which is owned by the General Services Administration, contains a clause forbidding elected officials from involvement, according to two experts. Trump, as president, essentially would be both landlord and tenant.â€? [HuffPost]ÂBEFORE YOU GO
~ The Dictionary.com word of the year is rather depressing.
~ Did you know Steve Martin was a first-time father at 67? Looks like heâ€™s got a few years before heâ€™s playing that last game of hoops.
~ Vital to Estoniaâ€™s troops? Their saunas.
~ A look at President Barack Obamaâ€™s trips to Walter Reed.
~ â€œBreakfast Clubâ€? star Anthony Michael Hall has been charged withfelony battery.
~ Silicon Valley has an â€œempathy vacuum,â€? according to The New Yorker.
~ Looks like Britney Spears found herself a new man.
~ Shannon Doherty gets real about radiation treatment.
~ So Nick Cannon said some things...
~ Mom found â€œheavily batteredâ€? after being missing for three weeks.Â
~ â€œHow I became the â€˜other woman.â€™â€?
~ Youâ€™ll like what Lauren Graham had to say about more potential â€œGilmore Girlsâ€? episodes.
~ Hereâ€™s how to get your letter from Santa postmarked by the North Pole.
~ And we love that New Zealand is having a country-wide Secret Santa exchange.Â Â
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