The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is walking back its decision to allow killing endangered red wolves after a judge ruled it would be illegal. Conservationists argue that the red wolf needs protections and to be reintroduced to its natural habitat. It had pronounced as extinct in the wild in 1980. Source: P&C

George H.W. Bush, who passed away on Fri., Nov. 30, had ties to S.C., despite spending most of his life in Texas and Maine. Source: P&C

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott was the deciding “no” vote on nominee Thomas Farr, a controversial appointment to the federal judiciary. Farr has been criticized for defending laws found to be discriminatory. Source: AP

Police have filed eight additional child sex charges against Jacop Hazlett, 28, who was a volunteer at the NewSpring Church in North Charleston. Source: WCIV 

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