☀ December 6: California COVID closures, Georgia Senate runoffs and ‘Elf’ comes to life

[Your Morning]

Good morning! It’s Sunday, December 6, 2020. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️⃣🏠 Most of California to enter sweeping new virus lockdown

People drop their test kits into an intake receptacle at a COVID-19 testing site in the North Hollywood section of Los Angeles on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. With coronavirus cases surging at a record pace, California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a new stay-at-home order and said if people don’t comply the state’s hospitals will be overwhelmed with infected patients.(AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

2️⃣🗳 President Trump rallies in Georgia ahead of Senate runoffs


3️⃣❄ Lights go out, roads dicey as wintry storm batters Northeast


4️⃣ 🚘 Kia recalling 295K vehicles due to risk of engine fires


📱 [Trending] this morning

Scene from ‘Elf’ comes to life as Buddy meets dad in Boston

Doug Henning wore a costume like the one actor Will Ferrell’s character wore in “Elf” while meeting his father face to face for the first time last week at Boston’s Logan Airport.

Doug Henning, right, who was adopted as a baby, poses with his biological father after meeting face to face for the first time on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, at Logan International Airport in Boston. Henning, of Eliot, Maine, wore a costume like the one actor Will Ferrell’s character wore in the movie “Elf” and he broke into the same awkward song from the movie while meeting his father. (Rebecca Taylor Henning via AP)

📅 What we’re watching

🔴 SpaceX plans to launch a rocket to restock the International Space Station at 11:17 a.m. EST. The launch, from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, was originally scheduled for Saturday but was pushed back due to poor weather conditions.

🔴 The Georgia senatorial candidate debate will begin at 5 p.m. EST.

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