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1. Rosalynn, Carter, former first lady and humanitarian, has died at the age of 96
Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, a long-standing advocate for mental health, caregiving, and women’s rights, died at her home on Sunday at the age of 96. Former President Jimmy Carter, the 39th President of the United States and 2002 Nobel Peace Prize recipient, reflected fondly on his wife’s life and their time together in a press release issued by The Carter Center.
“Rosalynn was my partner in everything,” he said. “Her wisdom and support were my constant companions.”
2. Storms could disrupt your Thanksgiving trip
In the United States, severe thunderstorms and heavy rain are expected in several states, including Louisiana Arkansas Mississippi Pennsylvania and New York. Air travel delays are expected to affect the East Coast early in the week. Delays on major highways are also likely.
Accuweather forecasts significant weather-related delay on Interstates 40-44-55-64-70-75-80 and on I-80-81-95 in the mid-Atlantic. While…