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Feuding: NATO Summit, Gun Rights, Black Friday vs. Cyber Monday

Feuding: NATO Summit, Gun Rights, Black Friday vs. Cyber Monday

Skimm This - December 2, 2019 - 12:49

The UK is hosting a big NATO summit this week to celebrate the alliance’s 70th birthday. But budget fights and membership debates could kill the festive atmosphere. We’ll break down what to expect when the alliance gathers for tea in the English countryside. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a major case today that could shape the future of gun rights in America. Also on today’s show: how Cyber Monday is giving Black Friday a run for its money, and how one town in Colorado opened its doors to stranded Thanksgiving travelers.

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