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A car that was stranded earlier in the month remains in floodwaters in a field near Sumas, Wash., on Nov. 29. People in Sumas, located near the Canadian border, were asked to evacuate voluntarily on Nov. 27 as communities in the area were dealing with flooding from a storm. Associated Press-Elaine Thompson
This image provided by the New England Aquarium shows Kemp’s ridley sea turtles swimming in a tank on Nov. 29 at the aquarium’s sea turtle hospital, in Quincy, Mass. Sea turtle strandings on Cape Cod are picking up after a slow start to the season, experts at the aquarium said. The aquarium has so far cared for almost 120 of the animals at its Quincy turtle hospital, the vast majority of which have been endangered Kemp’s ridley turtles. Vanessa Kahn-New England Aquarium via AP
Barbados’s Prime Minister Mia Mottley, left, and President Dame Sandra Mason honor musician Rihanna as a national hero during the presidential inauguration ceremony at Heroes Square, in Bridgetown on Nov. 30. Barbados has stopped pledging allegiance to Queen Elizabeth II as head of state, becoming a republic for the first time in history. Jeff J Mitchell PA via Associated Press
A man tries to avoid pigeons as they take off from the sidewalk on Wall Street in New York on Nov. 30. John Angelillo-UPI Photo
Rep. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarSunday shows preview: Multiple states detect cases of the omicron variant Photos of the Week: Schumer, ASU protest and sea turtles Omar to accept award Saturday as American Muslim Public Servant of 2021 MORE (D-Minn.) holds up her phone to play a hate-filled voicemail during a press conference on Nov. 30 held to call out Rep. Lauren BoebertLauren BoebertPhotos of the Week: Schumer, ASU protest and sea turtles Omar to accept award Saturday as American Muslim Public Servant of 2021 GOP infighting takes stupid to a whole new level MORE’s (R-Colo.) anti-Islamic remarks against her. Greg Nash
Pictures of Josephine Baker adorn the red carpet as a coffin with soils from the U.S., France and Monaco is carried towards the Pantheon in Paris on Nov. 30. Baker is to be symbolically inducted into the monument, becoming the first Black woman to receive France’s highest honor. Her body will stay in Monaco at the request of her family. Associated Press-Christophe Ena
Air China flight crew members in hazmat suits walk through the arrivals area at Los Angeles International Airport on Nov. 30. Brazil and Japan this week joined the rapidly widening circle of countries to report cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus. Associated Press-Jae C. Hong
Jewish community leader Susan Stern, Rabbi Aaron Glatt, Senate Majority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerHospitals in underserved communities face huge cuts in reckless ‘Build Back Better’ plan GOP infighting takes stupid to a whole new level Progressive groups urge Schumer to prevent further cuts to T plan MORE (D-N.Y.) and second gentleman Douglas EmhoffDoug EmhoffThe Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Facebook – Biden talks up bright side beneath omicron’s cloud Biden and Harris host ‘family’ Hanukkah celebration with more than 150 guests Bidens to attend Kennedy Center Honors following Trumps’ absence MORE participate in a menorah lighting in celebration of Hanukkah in the East Room of the White House on Dec. 1. Jim Lo Scalzo-UPI
People protest in front of the Supreme Court on Dec. 1 as the justices hear arguments over a Mississippi law severely limiting abortion access. Julia Nikhinson
Students for Socialism protest on Arizona State University’s Tempe campus on Dec. 1, demanding that Kyle Rittenhouse not be allowed to enroll at the school. Protesters were demanding the university disavow the 18-year-old, who was acquitted of murder last month in deadly shootings during last year’s unrest in Kenosha. Associated Press-Matt York
Students hug at a memorial at Oxford High School in Oxford, Mich. on Dec. 1. Authorities say a 15-year-old sophomore opened fire at the school, killing four students and wounding seven other people on Nov. 30. Associated Press-Paul Sancya
Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiPhotos of the Week: Schumer, ASU protest and sea turtles Hospitals in underserved communities face huge cuts in reckless ‘Build Back Better’ plan GOP infighting takes stupid to a whole new level MORE (D-Calif.) and fifth-grader Michael Mavris look up at the newly lit Capitol Christmas tree on Dec. 1. The 84-foot white fir from Six Rivers National Forest in California will be lit every night until Jan. 1. Julia Nikhinson
Demonstrators near the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea stage a rally on Dec. 2 to support the South Korea-U.S. alliance. Defense Secretary Lloyd AustinLloyd AustinBiden administration prepared to use ‘other tools’ on Iran amid troubled nuclear talks Photos of the Week: Schumer, ASU protest and sea turtles Overnight Defense & National Security — US tries to deter Russian invasion of Ukraine MORE said that China’s pursuit of hypersonic weapons “increases tensions in the region” and vowed the U.S. would maintain its capability to deter potential threats posed by Beijing. Ahn Young-joon-Pool-Associated Press
President BidenJoe BidenMarcus Garvey’s descendants call for Biden to pardon civil rights leader posthumously GOP grapples with chaotic Senate primary in Pennsylvania Trump social media startup receives commitment of billion from unidentified ‘diverse group’ of investors MORE delivers remarks after receiving a briefing from his COVID-19 response team and National Institutes of Health officials regarding the omicron variant at the NIH in Bethesda, Md., on Dec. 2. Oliver Contreras-UPI Photo
A lawmaker arrives to the House Chamber on Dec. 2 for a series of votes including on a short-term continuing resolution to fund the government until Feb. 18. Greg Nash
Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) gives a brief statement on the Dec. 2 vote for a short-term continuing resolution to fund the government until Feb. 18. The Senate passed the resolution 69-28 later in the evening. Greg Nash
Sens. Kyrsten SinemaKyrsten SinemaIRS data proves Trump tax cuts benefited middle, working-class Americans most Photos of the Week: Schumer, ASU protest and sea turtles Green groups spend big to promote climate policy MORE (D-Ariz.) and Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsPhotos of the Week: Schumer, ASU protest and sea turtles Real relief from high gas prices The Hill’s 12:30 Report: Biden to announce increased measures for omicron MORE (R-Maine) wave to reporters and photographers as they race to the airport on Dec. 2. after a vote for a short-term continuing resolution to fund the government until Feb. 18. Greg Nash
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