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    The U.S. Postal Service must prioritize election mail and immediately reverse changes that resulted in widespread delays in California and several other states, a federal judge ruled Monday. The nationwide order is the latest rejection of efforts by Louis DeJoy, the postmaster general, to cut costs by instituting reforms that snarled the mail system and...
    O.J. Simpson's trial shocked the nation. Reuters/Sam Mircovich Throughout the '90s, there were crime stories that shocked the world.  Selena, Tupac, and Biggie were all murdered during this decade.  There were also killings that gripped the nation, like the deaths of JonBenét Ramsey and Nicole Brown Simpson. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. ...
    Kentucky legislator urges police to drop charges against her and fellow Breonna Taylor protesters Berkeley becomes 1st city to ban junk food at grocery store checkouts Transcript: Doug Parker on "Face the Nation" The following is a transcript of an interview with American Airlines CEO Doug Parker that aired Sunday, September 27, 2020, on...
    Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in a Sunday speech urged Republican senators to “step back from the brink” and rethink their positions on confirming President Donald Trump’s pick to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Trump introduced Judge Amy Coney Barrett on Saturday in a ceremony on the White House lawn. While Democrats have...
    Six topics over 90 minutes. That’s the game plan for the first of three debates between Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and President Trump. The topics for the Tuesday showdown -- which takes place at 9 p.m. ET live from Cleveland, Ohio -- are many of the biggest issues that have rocked the nation this year. DEBATE EXPECTATIONS: HAS...
    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Queen Elizabeth will recognise the work of hundreds of doctors, nurses, fundraisers and volunteers during the COVID pandemic when the her annual birthday honours list is published next month. The list, which was due to be published in June, was postponed in order to add nominations for people playing key roles...
    We should hand Florida football’s Kyle Pitts the John Mackey Award already.Kyle Pitts showed us he’s the best tight end in the country in Florida football’s first 2020 victory. The Florida Gators went into Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on Saturday afternoon with a few statements to make. Though some argued the Gators could be upset by Lane...
    Evangelist Franklin Graham is leading a prayer march Saturday in Washington, D.C. that will seek God's healing for a nation in crisis. "I think our country is in trouble, and Democrats will tell you that, Republicans will tell you that. ... We're coming today to call upon the name of God, because I believe only God can fix the problems that we face in this...
    The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) announced this week that the unemployment rate dropped for all metropolitan service areas, regions, and counties in Georgia for the month of August. This week, Georgia was recognized with the seventh lowest unemployment rate in the nation. The six...
    As President Trump prepares to announce his pick to fill the vacancy at the Supreme Court, here are 10 fun facts about the nation’s highest court. 1. No qualifications necessaryWhile Supreme Court justices have normally served as judges or lawyers, there are no formal requirements to sit on the court laid out in the Constitution. Additionally it...
    Coronavirus cases in California have topped 800,000, according to The Times’ tracker, another milestone in a state that is leading the nation in infections. The sobering figure comes as California has seen declines in both new cases and deaths over the last month after a summer spike that alarmed officials and prompted the reversal of...
    The giant sequoia Sequoia National Park is closed due to massive fires burning nearby that have resulted in the loss of more than 100 structures and thousands of evacuations. The nation’s second national park would be celebrating its 130th anniversary Sept. 25. Jurassic park? The oldest known redwood fossils date back more than 200 million...
    Falling in love and falling apart since 2002. Across the long and dramatic history of “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette,” the only emotion more prevalent than heartbreak might very well be sheer cringe. Viewers watched on as contestants offered up embarrassing admissions, got brutally dumped with the cameras rolling and were caught in sneaky lies....
    A demonstrator in Brooklyn, New York, protests a Kentucky grand jury's decision not to charge any police officer in the death Brianna Taylor, September 23, 2020.Jeenah Moon | Reuters Protests erupted in Louisville and around the nation after a Kentucky grand jury brought no direct charges against police officers in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor....
    Phillies Rhys Hoskins unlikely to return before end of regular season Rewarding careers for dog lovers Boston Fed Chief Eric Rosengren blames Wall Street for slowing small-business recovery efforts — and warns that sluggish stimulus progress could cripple the economic rebound © Keith Bedford/Reuters Keith Bedford/Reuters Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren blamed...
    (CNN)The Cherokee Nation's reservation boundaries are now visible on Google Maps -- an overdue acknowledgment of the tribal lands in Oklahoma."After the monumental US Supreme Court ruling in McGirt v Oklahoma, we've had many questions about our reservation boundaries, which always existed on paper maps," said Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. in a...
    FRESNO, Calif. -- Dr. Joseph Castro was named Wednesday as the new chancellor of the California State University system, becoming the first Mexican-American and native Californian to lead the nation's largest four-year public university system.CSU's Board of Trustees announced the appointment of Castro, who is currently president of CSU Fresno, on the final day of...
    For all their policy differences, progressives like Sen. Bernie Sanders and Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Never Trump conservatives such as former Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Republican strategist Rick Wilson, MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough and the Washington Post’s George Will have something in common: a mutual disdain for Donald Trump’s presidency and the bitter, ugly divisions he...
    Election Question: What steps have been taken to protect the nation’s election systems from potential interference by foreign powers like Russia? Have voting systems been “hardened” in any way? Answer: Federal, state and local officials prioritized securing voting systems after Russia interfered in the 2016 election, breaking down bureaucracy to improve communication of potential threats,...
    By The Associated Press Election Question: What steps have been taken to protect the nation’s election systems from potential interference by foreign powers like Russia? Have voting systems been “hardened” in any way? Answer: Federal, state and local officials prioritized securing voting systems after Russia interfered in the 2016 election, breaking down bureaucracy to improve...
    Election Question: What steps have been taken to protect the nation’s election systems from potential interference by foreign powers like Russia? Have voting systems been “hardened” in any way? Answer: Federal, state and local officials prioritized securing voting systems after Russia interfered in the 2016 election, breaking down bureaucracy to improve communication of potential threats,...
    Cindy McCain being escorted by her sons as they follow the casket of the late Sen. John McCain Cindy McCain, widow of the late Sen. John McCain, formally endorsed Joe Biden for president on Tuesday night, saying she would participate in virtual campaign events and in person when Biden visits her home state of Arizona....
    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returns to Supreme Court for final time Chain restaurants in bad financial shape SB Nation NFL expert picks, Week 3: Who wins the Injury Bowl? The Raiders beating the Saints. The Chiefs barely surviving a scare from the Chargers. Week 2 in the NFL was wild, and it’s only going...
    Pressure from China is driving the campaign for Barbados to become a republic, a Conservative MP has claimed. Tom Tugendhat, chairman of the foreign affairs committee, said Beijing was playing a large role in the island nation's decision to remove the Queen as head of state. Barbados signed on to China's 'Belt and Road' initiative...
    BORING, boring, Man United. Amid the doom and gloom surrounding the country this evening, you would have thought a starting XI costing £328million could put on a bit of a show. 4Even Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was close to falling asleep watching his side struggle against LutonCredit: AFP Some light relief and actual entertainment on the...
    Top infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci warned that the 'divisive state' of the US is getting in the way of the nation's coronavirus response during an interview with the Daily Show's Trevor Noah.  'One of the things that gets in the way is that we are in such a divisive state in society that...
    BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali’s transition committee names former defense minister Bah N’Daw to lead the West African nation to new elections. Copyright © 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    California has the highest level of functional poverty in the U.S., according to U.S. Census Bureau data. “California’s political leaders talk of the ‘utopia’ they are building,” State Rep. Kevin Kiley, R-Rocklin, said. “A new Census Bureau report once again shows that we have the highest poverty rate in the nation.” Riley and...
    (CNN)President Donald Trump, who has proven himself to be a master of psychological projection, is rewriting and politicizing history all while accusing schools around the country of doing the same. Julian Zelizer On Thursday, Trump attended the White House Conference on American History at the National Archives and railed against the left for everything...
            by Jordan Bondurant  Welcome to another Monday edition of our daily Virginia Trump campaign update! We will provide our readers with daily updates on the Trump Virginia campaign from today to November 3 (and after…if need be!). It’s officially 43 days until the election on November 3 – and 8...
    Rocker Bruce Springsteen revealed in a wide-ranging interview with Rolling Stone that Joe Biden wasn’t his first choice of Democrats vying to challenge President Donald Trump in the election. Springsteen also says white supremacy and white privilege and not “veins in our extremities, rather than an aorta that cuts through the very heart of the nation.” Springsteen...
    NY attorney general will decide when to release body camera video in police officer-involved civilian deaths The most historic restaurant in your state The Falcons and Cowboys both forgot how to football during the final onside kick Football is a very hard sport. That is why many people find other jobs. If you’re interested...
    Both pro-life leaders and abortion rights advocates are keenly aware the vacancy on the Supreme Court following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg could mark a crucial moment in the history of the nation and how America views the right to life. While some pro-life leaders are acknowledging Ginsburg’s role in advancing the position...
    (CNN)Mourners of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg gathered quietly at the Supreme Court Saturday, laying rows of flowers and writing chalk messages to honor the gender equality icon. But America was closely watching how the Republican machinations to replace her, already unfolding swiftly, will play out across the street at the Capitol and on...
    Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner, up for reelection in a swing state, said Saturday the nation needs to “reflect” on the legacy of late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg “before the politics begin.” Ginsburg, 87, died Friday due to complications from pancreatic cancer. The vacancy she left immediately begged the question of whether her seat would...
    A man hold a sign that reads "The Lasting Monument to Trump's Presidency is Being Built One Death At a Time!" as he stands in Lafayette Square outside the White House on the fourth night of the Republican National Convention, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, in Washington. Andrew Harnik/AP Photo For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus...
    CVS is expanding its COVID-19 testing capability, announcing more than 2,000 new COVID-19 drive-thru testing sites at pharmacy locations across the nation. Of the new sites announced, 50 are being added in Texas, adding three more to the over 20 locations in San Antonio. “Since opening our first test site in March, we’ve been able...
    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices have continued to dip in New Jersey and across the nation, and analysts say they expect the decline to continue. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was $2.19, down three cents from the week before. The national average...
    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices have continued to dip in New Jersey and across the nation, and analysts say they expect the decline to continue. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was $2.19, down three cents from the week before. The national average...
    By now you have likely heard that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has passed away. Appointed to the high court in 1993 by President Bill Clinton, Ginsburg became only the second woman in the court’s history. Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg was tough as nails and survived and thrived through bouts of cancer well into in...
    Keep that bright light shining on him, Democrats. House Democrats are not exactly presenting profiles in courage these days, generally putting the impetus for stopping Donald Trump on voters. Well, gang, we're all exhausted. But you can't just count on voters to bail you out. There's real impetus against Trump right now, yes, but motivating...
              FRANKLIN, Tennessee — Members of the Tennessee-based 917 Society celebrated Constitution Day Thursday, and some speakers expressed optimism that more widespread knowledge of the U.S. Constitution can help overcome this country’s current divisions. 917 Society members gathered at the Elks Lodge in Franklin. Nashville businessman Lee Beaman addressed...
    (CNN)With the timeline of a widely available vaccine still unknown, the nation's top doctor says the US doesn't have to wait to get Covid-19 under control. "We can do it right now," US Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams said Thursday. "The tools to stop this virus are already in our communities."It's been done before --...
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    VIDEO5:3905:39Homebuilding stocks jump on all-time high sentiment. Where to investTrading Nation Homebuilding is booming. Homebuilder sentiment hit a fresh all-time high on Wednesday on the back of rising demand for suburban housing. The iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF (ITB) and the SPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF (XHB) climbed nearly 3% and 2% respectively following the spike, with the...
    Keith City and Pink Steven Ferdman/Shutterstock; FELIPE TRUEBA/EPA-EFE/ShutterstockOne hell of a present! Keith City and Pink wowed viewers of the 2020 Academy of Nation Music Awards with a efficiency of their new collaboration, “One Too Many.” The nation celebrity, 52, and the “So What” singer, 41, joined forces on the Wednesday, September 16, ceremony to...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — From concert venue to polling place. The Fillmore Philadelphia in Fishtown will transform into a polling location for November’s general election, Eyewitness News learned Wednesday. The Fillmore said earlier Wednesday it was in the final stages of the vetting process. An official announcement is expected on Thursday. Live Nation said it’s looking...
    As the U.S. continues to grapple with the health and economic toll of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of the nation's doctors, nurses and other front-line health professionals are experiencing burnout amid the prolonged strain of caregiving during this time. "The COVID pandemic has magnified the issues faced by our front-line workers and health care providers,"...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Two of Los Angeles’ most iconic music venues – which went dark following the COVID-19 shutdown – will serve as polling places for the November general election. The Wiltern and Hollywood Palladium are among some 100 Live Nation venues across the country set to be used as polling places, according to...
    If there's any good news to be had right now, as it seems like half the country is on fire and the other half has lost its mind, it's that there will be a plan for fixing shit. A plan based on past experience and existing reality. Former Vice President Joe Biden governed through a...