Roundup: Supreme Court Rejects Election Lawsuit; Zodiac Cipher Solved; Olivia Cooke Cast in 'House of the Dragon'

Ryan Phillips
Olivia Cooke, Celebrities Visit Build - December 12, 2018
Olivia Cooke, Celebrities Visit Build - December 12, 2018 / Roy Rochlin/Getty Images

Supreme Court dismisses Texas lawsuit aimed at overturning election ... Congress avoided a shutdown with one-week funding bill ... Senate passes defense funding bill with veto-proof majority ... New York City has suspended indoor dining ... Codebreakers believe they solved the infamous Zodiac Killer cipher ... Oracle is moving to Austin, Texas ... Disney's stock jumped to an all-time high ... Olivia Cooke cast in "Game of Thrones" prequel ... Shia LaBeouf sued by FKA Twigs over abusive relationship ... Taylor Swift's surprise album is garnering great reviews ... Harrison Ford will return for a fifth Indiana Jones movie ... Tom Brady bought a $17 million Florida mansion ... Should the Cubs trade Yu Darvish? ... Wayne Gretzky rookie card sells for $1.29 million ... Mike McCarthy thinks better days are ahead for the Cowboys ...

How America gave up on the fight against COVID-19 [NBC News]

The 10 best films of 2020 [The Atlantic]

Cam Newton is finished [The Big Lead]

Projecting every NBA team's starting five [Bleacher Report]

Cartoon Saloon and the new golden age of animation [The New Yorker]

What does the Paul George extension mean for the Clippers' future [The Ringer]

The Hot Ones holiday special was pretty great:

A walk down memory lane with "This Week in God" on The Daily Show:

Is "In Bloom" Nirvana's best song? Let the debate commence:

More music, you say? Alright fine, here's Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds with "Lie In Our Graves":