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|Amy Coney Barrett: 5 things to know about the Supreme Court nominee
President Trump announced Saturday that he is nominating Amy Coney Barrett, a respected jurist and conservative darling, to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 26, 2020 5:33 PM
|‘Let this sink into your hollow skull’: Rihanna condemns Daniel Cameron over Breonna Taylor decision
Attorney general had called on public not to listen to celebrities’ comments on Taylor case
POSTED SEPTEMBER 26, 2020 4:38 PM
|Taiwan's armed forces strain in undeclared war of attrition with China
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen visited a low-key but critical maintenance base for fighter jet engines on Saturday, offering encouragement as the Chinese-claimed island's armed forces strain in the face of repeated Chinese air force incursions. This month alone, China's drills have included its jets crossing the mid-line of the sensitive Taiwan Strait and exercising near the Taiwan-controlled Pratas Islands in the South China Sea. Beijing regards Taiwan as a wayward province and has never renounced the use of force to bring the democratic island under its control.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 26, 2020 1:59 AM
|Two People Injured After Driver Speeds Into Southern California Protest
A man and a woman suffered "major injuries" after the car struck them and were transported to the hospital, but are expected to survive
POSTED SEPTEMBER 27, 2020 11:16 AM
|An Irish tourist in Rome defaced the Colosseum by carving his initials into the walls of the ancient structure, according to a report
The tourist was reported by security guards on Monday for defacing the inside of the historic site using a metal point, CNN reported.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 26, 2020 10:34 AM
|Federal judge blocks Texas’ elimination of straight-ticket voting
Democrats sued the state in March to overturn the Texas Legislature’s removal of straight-ticket voting.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 26, 2020 2:59 PM
|Army Leaders Want to Keep Pace with Diversity in Changing US Population
The plan promotes diversity through 2025 in an attempt to adapt to the country's shifting demographics.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 27, 2020 10:44 AM
|Ukraine plane crash death toll rises to 26, with 1 survivor
Searchers combing the area where a Ukrainian military aircraft crashed found two more bodies on Saturday, bringing the death toll to 26. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy declared Saturday to be a day of mourning for the crash victims and ordered that flights of An-26 planes be halted pending investigation of the crash cause. Zelenskiy, who visited the crash area on Saturday, called for a full assessment of the condition of the country’s military equipment and said he wanted an official report on the crash by Oct. 25.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 26, 2020 6:32 AM
|Brain-eating microbe: US city warned over water supply
People in Lake Jackson, Texas, are urged to take precautionary measures amid contamination concerns.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 27, 2020 1:08 AM
|Letters to the Editor: No gas cars in California? What's next from Newsom, an order forcing the sun to shine?
We can't even get through extreme heat waves without blackouts. What will happen when everyone in California is plugging in an electric vehicle?
POSTED SEPTEMBER 27, 2020 6:00 AM