By The Associated Press
Today is Wednesday, Dec. 1, the 335th day of 2021. There are 30 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On Dec. 1, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln sent his Second Annual Message to Congress, in which he called for the abolition of slavery, and went on to say, “Fellow-citizens, we can not escape history. We of this Congress and this Administration will be remembered in spite of ourselves.”