The Top Stories on the Internet Today (Friday November 27)

November 27, 2020

Let’s have a look at some of today’s top headlines.

In a 5-4 ruling, Supreme Court sides with religious groups in a dispute over Covid-19 restrictions in New York

In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court sided with religious organizations in a dispute over Covid-19 restrictions put in place by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo that limited attendance at religious services.

White House Thanksgiving proclamation calls for Americans to ‘gather’ even as Covid-19 surges

President Donald Trump’s annual Thanksgiving proclamation calls for Americans to “gather” for the holiday, even though federal public health officials have explicitly warned against it.

Daily Covid-19 deaths will soon double, expert says, while others warn Thanksgiving gatherings could worsen case surge

Thanksgiving this year comes at a critical point in the country’s battle against Covid-19. The pandemic is already ravaging many American communities and experts fear traditional celebrations and gatherings will in a few weeks translate to a case surge stacked on top of the current one.

Your phone can send you an alert if you were near someone who has coronavirus

As new coronavirus cases explode nationwide, health officials in at least 15 states are turning to cell phone technology to help slow the spread of infections.

Taylor Swift reveals boyfriend Joe Alwyn is mystery ‘Folklore’ co-writer

Taylor Swift has revealed that her British actor boyfriend, Joe Alwyn, is the mystery co-writer credited on her latest album “Folklore” under the pseudonym “William Bowery.”

The type and amount of exercise you need, WHO advises

While we’re all cooped up during the pandemic that’s wreaking havoc around the world, the World Health Organization released new physical activity guidelines. Here’s what they recommend according to your age, ability and circumstance.

Couple finds more than 66 bottles of Prohibition-era whiskey hidden in the walls of their New York home

When a New York couple was told their over 100-year-old home was built by a notorious bootlegger, they passed it off as small town legend.

There is a hunger crisis in America this Thanksgiving

Regina Status is one of 50 million Americans who won’t have enough to eat this Thanksgiving, in part because of the pandemic. She says her once-weekly deliveries from a food pantry are essential.

Ethiopia’s Tigray crisis: PM declares assault on regional capital Mekelle

The TPLF fighters, drawn mostly from a paramilitary unit and a well-drilled local militia, are thought to number about 250,000. Analysts believe the conflict could be long and bloody given the strength of Tigray’s forces.

Diego Maradona: World mourns Argentine football great

The death of Argentine football great Diego Maradona prompted scenes of mourning around the world, with fans gathering to pay tribute to one of the greatest players of all time. The World Cup winner, a national hero in his home country, died following a heart attack on Wednesday at the age of 60.

‘Please forgive me!’: US tourist returns block of stolen Roman marble

The woman in question, known only as Nicole, sent a package containing two mosaic tiles, a piece of ceramic and sections of an amphora (a type of jar or vase) to a travel agent in the ancient city famously left buried after a volcanic eruption.

Turkey court jails officers over 2016 coup plot

The indictment states that 25 pilots in F-16s bombed targets in Ankara, including parliament, which was hit three times, as well as key security buildings. The bombing killed 68 people in Ankara and injured more than 200.

Diego Maradona: Mourners to visit legend’s body as Argentina grieves

A million people are expected to pay tribute to the late Argentine football legend in Buenos Aires.

Joe Biden Defends His Cabinet Choices: ‘This Is Not A Third Obama Term’

In an interview with NBC’s Lester Holt on Tuesday evening, President-elect Joe Biden addressed critiques that his administration is relying upon too many figures who previously served under former President Barack Obama.

U.S. Billionaires Grow Wealth By Over $1 Trillion Since Pandemic Began: Report

Billionaires in the U.S. have grown their wealth by over a third – or by more than $1 trillion – since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the nation in March, a new report finds. At the same time, the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic has left millions of Americans jobless and struggling to pay their mortgages, rents and food bills.

Why Oxford AstraZeneca’s Coronavirus Vaccine Data Has Come Under Scrutiny

Oxford University and AstraZeneca have acknowledged a manufacturing error meant some trial participants received only a partial dose of their experimental COVID-19 vaccine. The announcement has raised questions about why researchers did not mention the error when they claimed the jab was “highly effective” just days ago.

Trump Pardons Former Adviser Michael Flynn, Who Pleaded Guilty In Russia Probe

President Donald Trump pardoned Michael Flynn on Wednesday, more than two years after the former national security adviser pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI during an explosive investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Flynn was accused of “willfully and knowingly” making “materially false, fictitious, and fraudulent statements” in a Jan.

Amazed astronaut in SpaceX capsule shoots video of our planet

Look at that. NASA astronaut Victor Glover blasted into Earth’s orbit aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon craft last week. Soon after, Glover and three other astronauts safely docked to the International Space Station. Glover, the first Black astronaut expected to have an extended, six-month stay on the space station, recently tweeted his inaugural video from the craft that ferried him into orbit, some 250 miles above Earth.

Apple M1 Mac users complain of Bluetooth issues

Apple’s Macs with M1 processors – the new MacBook Air, 13-inch MacBook Pro, and Mac mini – are causing Bluetooth-related headaches for some users. In a Reddit thread, several users said their Macs are having trouble pairing with certain Bluetooth peripherals, such as mice and keyboards.

Taylor Swift’s ‘folklore’ album gets a Disney+ special

All products featured here are independently selected by our editors and writers.If you buy something through links on our site, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. In folklore, Taylor Swift’s latest album, collaborations with Aaron Dessner, Jack Antonoff, and Justin Vernon fueled, as Mashable’s Erin Strecker wrote, a fusion of “folk and indie and country thrills …

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