After Paris, U.S. political shift on privacy vs. security

The Paris attacks have renewed debate on the U.S. government’s post-Sept. 11 domestic surveillance laws, leading to efforts to revive the issue on Capitol Hill and handing Marco Rubio an opening against Ted Cruz in the Republican presidential race.

Pfizer, Allergan merger hits US taxpayers

A deal that would create the world’s largest drug company would also help Pfizer dodge billions of dollars in US taxes. Congress should halt this and other ‘corporate inversions.’

This week's circulars

There were plenty of early Friday morning shoppers in line for Black Friday deals at the Cary Crossroads Plaza Best Buy 730am Friday, November 27, 2015. A larger crowd came to the Best Buy store Thanksgiving evening, said a store employee but the more than 100 shoppers Friday in line for the 8am Friday opening got specials and deals that made up for the wait.
Harry Lynch The News and Observer