November 28: The omicron variant raises concerns worldwide. And the Pistol Annies present a holiday record for our times.

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FILE – Ashley Monroe, from left, Angaleena Presley and Miranda Lambert of the Pistol Annies pose for a photo at Sony Nashville on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018 in Nashville, Tenn. The trio released a holiday album“Hell of a Holiday.” (Photos by Donn Jones/Invision/AP, File)

Good morning! It’s Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️. COVID-19 variant spreads to more countries as world goes on alert

FILE – People line up to get on an overseas flight at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, Nov. 26, 2021. As the world grapples with the emergence of the new highly transmissible variant of COVID-19, worried scientists in South Africa — where omicron was first identified — are scrambling to combat its lightning spread across the country. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)

2. Authorities: Missing Arkansas girl found safe in Chicago

3. NY governor declares ‘disaster emergency’ over new variant

FILE – New York’s Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul attends a May Day pro-labor and immigration rights rally, May 1, 2018, in New York. Gov. Andrew Cuomo faces possible impeachment following findings from an independent investigation overseen by state Attorney General Letitia James. If the governor resigns or is impeached, Hochul stands poised to become New York’s first female governor in a state whose last three male governors have been marred by scandal. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

4. When he paints his masterpiece: Dylan’s art show coming to Miami

Bob Dylan’s new series of paintings “Deep Focus” are part of an exhibit of his visual art at the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, in Miami. “Retrospectrum” will showcase over 180 of Dylan’s acrylics, watercolors, drawings and ironwork sculptures, including new pieces that will be shown for the first time. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)

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A DECIDEDLY UNSENTIMENTAL ODE ON THE HOLIDAYS

WITH “HELL OF A HOLIDAY,” MIRANDA LAMBERT, ASHLEY MONROE AND ANGALEENA PRESLEY ESCHEW MORE TOUCHY-FEELY TRADITIONS BUT TAP INTO THE SPIRIT OF MERLE HAGGARD.

FILE – Ashley Monroe, from left, Angaleena Presley and Miranda Lambert of the Pistol Annies pose for a photo at Sony Nashville on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018 in Nashville, Tenn. The trio released a holiday album“Hell of a Holiday.” (Photos by Donn Jones/Invision/AP, File)

📅 What we’re watching

🔴 Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, begins today and continues through Dec. 6.

🔴 Helen Mirren hosts “Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses” on TBS, Cartoon Network.

🔴 “The Soul Train Awards” on BET feature Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak’s Silk Sonic.

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