☀ November 17: Getting the COVID-19 vaccine, uncounted ballots found and a man stops a kidnapping

[Your Morning]

Good morning! It’s Tuesday, November 17, 2020. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️⃣💉 Why dry ice could be critical to coronavirus vaccine distribution

There was good news Monday on the coronavirus vaccine development front as Moderna announced their vaccine is nearly 95% effective. But there is still so much not known about how the vaccines will make it to every corner of America, and the world.


2️⃣🗳 Thousands of ballots not uploaded in Georgia county, state officials say doesn’t change outcome of election

Cobb County Election officials handle ballots during an audit, Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, in Marietta, Ga. A hand tally of the nearly 5 million votes cast in the presidential race in Georgia has entered its fourth day Monday. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)

3️⃣ 🌀 Category 4 Hurricane Iota roars onto Nicaragua as 2nd blow in 2 weeks


4️⃣🚀 SpaceX capsule with 4 astronauts reaches space station


📱 [Trending] this morning

Man recounts using martial arts to help stop attempted kidnapping of baby

A good Samaritan credited with using jiu-jitsu to take down a man accused of trying to steal a baby from a stroller in New York City is speaking out.


📅 What we’re watching

🔴 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey are set to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee about censorship at 10 a.m. EST.

🔴 President-elect Joe Biden will receive a national security briefing. President Donald Trump has no public events scheduled but a federal judge in Pennsylvania will hear arguments in a lawsuit from the Trump campaign that seeks to prevent state election officials from certifying the voting results.

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