Happening in the World: UK Secretary of State for Culture Oliver Dowden told the Daily Mail that Netflix should emphasize that the events depicted in their new series, The Crown, are fictional. He referred to the show as “sophisticated propaganda.” (Daily Mail UK)

Happening in the US: President-Elect Biden has chosen an all-female communications team in preparation for January. Former member of the Obama-Biden administration and member of Biden’s transition team Jen Psaki will be the White House Press Secretary. (NBC News)

Happening in NYC: A man who fell through a sidewalk into a nest of rats has filed to sue against the city and a landlord. The incident occurred in the Bronx at East 183rd Street and Third Avenue. (NBC New York)

Happening in our Community: The first two installments of the World Leaders Forum will be taking place today. UN Secretary-General António Guterres and Prime Minister of Greece Kyriakos Mitsotakis will be delivering talks at 8:45 and 10 am respectively.

Biden in the House via Pixabay