From the Wires

Doping coverup included top officials, Armstrong says

CNN: Lance Armstrong claims former Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) president Hein Verbruggen was directly involved in covering up his positive test for corticosteroid during the 1999 Tour de France.

Post office loses $5B in past year

AP: The U.S. Postal Service lost $5 billion over the past year, its seventh straight annual loss.

Retired union workers facing 'unprecedented' pension cuts

CNNMoney: Hundreds of thousands of retired union workers are facing pension cuts that could reduce their monthly payments by more than half.

China to relax one child policy

BBC: China will loosen restrictions limiting most couples to having only a single child.

White House will let insurers continue canceled health plans

Wall Street Journal: President Obama says Americans who received insurance cancellation letters can keep their plans for one year.

Snapchat turns down $3B from Facebook

USA Today: Snapchat's founders turned down an offer of more than $3 billion in cash from Facebook.

Hawaii 15th state to legalize gay marriage

KHON: Hawaii became the 15th state to legalize same-sex marriage.

Canadian porn bust rescues 386 children

Associated Press: An operation dubbed Project Spade is one of the biggest child porn busts ever say Toronto police.

Congress's approval rating hits 9 percent

Time: Congress's approval rating hit a new low of just 9% of the American public, Gallup found.

Austrian robot commits 'suicide'

The Daily Mail: Cleaning gadget apparently 'switches itself on' and moves onto kitchen hotplate in 'suicide bid.'

New world trade center tallest in nation

CNN: New York City has needled out Chicago for the title of America's tallest building.

Sweden closing four prisons as number of inmates decreases

The Guardian: Prison numbers in Sweden dropped 6% between 2011 and 2012 and are expected to do the same in the next few years.

Wal-Mart's Black Friday to start earlier than ever

Yahoo: WalMart's Black Friday deal bonanza starts earlier than ever this year, at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.