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Shelley Luther, owner of Salon Á la Mode in Dallas speaks to the crowd during the Set Texas Free Rally at Dealey Plaza in Dallas, on Saturday, May 9, 2020. (Vernon Bryant /The Dallas Morning News via AP)
Lockdowns are fading, but GOP outrage isn't in campaignsIt's not just Democrats who want voters thinking about the pandemic on Election Day
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The Rock Just Got PoliticalDwayne "The Rock" Johnson won't be playing it safe this election year. The actor and ex-wrestler called the 2020 vote "critical" on Sunday and said he's backing Joe Biden and Kamala Harris—his first-ever endorsement of a political candidate, Fox News reports. "I've got friends in all parties, but the...
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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.”
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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 Press2 hours 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...
Newser3 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
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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
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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 Press4 hours ago
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