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Trump: "Definitely time for a woman” on Supreme CourtPresident Donald Trump says Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death and the fact that he’d already put two male justices on the high court meant “it was definitely time for a woman.”
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
The U.S. Post Office in Nixon, Nev. is seen on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020. The majority of the more than 1,300 Pyramid Lake Paiute tribal members receive their mail in shared P.O. boxes at the reservation’s sole U.S. Post Office in Nixon, Nev., which is only open from 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Post offices on tribal lands will play an integral role in ensuring Native Americans can access voting in Nevada and elsewhere in the U.S. West in the 2020 election, but advocates worry residents of sprawling, rural reservations who lack transportation may struggle to get to the post office. (AP Photo/Sam Metz)
Tribes see ballot collection as a lifeline in Indian CountryTribes see ballot collection as a critical way to boost historically low Native American turnout, but it's become a flashpoint in the November election
The Associated Press1 hour ago
GOP Could Face Backlash for Quick Vote on BarrettSenate Republicans are setting the dates for their lighting-round confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, but there are signs that winning that vote may not be the end of the debate. Although they're outnumbered and can do little to stop President Trump's Supreme Court choice, Democrats deciding on their next...
Newser2 hours ago
President Donald Trump walks with Judge Amy Coney Barrett to a news conference to announce Barrett as his nominee to the Supreme Court, in the Rose Garden at the White House, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Barrett could be Ginsburg's polar opposite on Supreme CourtAmy Coney Barrett's replacement of Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court would represent the most dramatic ideological change on the Supreme Court in nearly 30 years and cement conservative dominance of the court for years to come
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this April 5, 2020, file photo rows of patient beds are shown at a military field hospital at the CenturyLink Field Event Center in Seattle. Military suicides have increased by as much as 20% this year compared to the same period last year, and some incidents of violent behavior have spiked, as service members struggle with isolation and other impacts of COVID-19 added to the pressures of war-zone deployments and responding to national disasters and civil unrest. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Military suicides up as much as 20% in COVID eraMilitary suicides have increased by as much as 20% this year compared to the same period in 2019, and some incidents of violent behavior have spiked
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Julie Muller, who sells cookie decorating kits on Etsy, poses in her kitchen Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, in Houston. One of the cookie-decorating kits she offers has a Black Lives Matter theme. Amid all the Black Lives Matter themed T-shirts, face masks and signs appearing in recent months, some unconventional merchandise has been popping up on online crafts marketplace Etsy. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Homespun BLM products include cookie kits, garden gnomesSome white merchants on the craft marketplace Etsy are offering homespun products with a Black Lives Matter theme, including wine stoppers and garden gnomes
The Associated Press3 hours ago
President Donald Trump speaks as he announces Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee to the Supreme Court, in the Rose Garden at the White House, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
On guns, abortion, high court could become more conservativeIf Congress confirms President Donald Trump’s nominee to succeed Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Supreme Court would become more conservative and also perhaps more ready to tackle certain hot-button issues like abortion and guns
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Trump: Barrett 'Will Defend Your God-Given Rights'President Trump celebrated the nomination of his third Supreme Court justice on Saturday night with a raucous campaign rally in Harrisburg, Pa., that he launched by mentioning Judge Amy Coney Barrett beneath a screen that read "fill that seat." CBS News notes that's the latest chant to circulate at the...
Newser6 hours ago
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