Sunday, September 27, 2020

National News

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Updated 13 hours, 8 minutes ago

Trump picks conservative Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, cap...

Updated 1 day, 4 hours ago
Judge removes Trump public lands boss for serving unlawfully

BILLINGS (AP) — A federal judge ruled Friday that President Donald Trump's leading steward of public lands has been serving unlawfully, blocking him from con...

Updated 3 days, 16 hours ago
Single-dose vaccine tested as US experts say no corners cut

WASHINGTON (AP) — A huge international study of a COVID-19 vaccine that aims to work with just one dose is getting underway as top U.S. health officials soug...

Updated 4 days, 14 hours ago
Senate GOP lines up with Trump to quickly fill court seat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans swiftly fell in line Tuesday behind President Donald Trump's rush to fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Supreme...

Updated 6 days, 21 hours ago
Desert communities told to evacuate as winds stoke flames

Strong winds stoked a wildfire burning for nearly two weeks in mountains northeast of Los Angeles, prompting authorities to issue new evacuation orders for d...

Updated 1 week ago
Trump promises to replace Ginsburg with a woman - and soon

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is promising to put forth a female nominee in the coming week to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death...

Updated 1 week ago
Reaction to the death of Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg

Reaction to the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday at her home in Washington at the age of 87.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women's rights champion who became the court's second female justice, died Friday at her...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
US judge blocks Postal Service changes that slowed mail

A U.S. judge on Thursday blocked controversial Postal Service changes that have slowed mail nationwide, calling them "a politically motivated attack on the e...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Firefighter dies battling wildfire sparked by gender reveal

A firefighter died battling a wildfire in California that officials said was sparked by a device used to reveal a baby's gender.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
'Nothing left in the bucket': Wildfire resources run thin

Justin Silvera came off the fire lines in Northern California after a grueling 36 straight days battling wildfires and evacuating residents ahead of the flames.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
U.S. outlines sweeping plan to provide free COVID-19 vaccines

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government outlined a sweeping plan Wednesday to make vaccines for COVID-19 available for free to all Americans, assuming a safe and ef...

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Seeping under doors, bad air from West's fires won't ease up

Dangerously dirty air spewing from the West Coast wildfires is seeping into homes and businesses, sneaking into cars through air conditioning vents and preve...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Easing fires not as simple as climate change vs. forest work

Deadly West Coast wildfires are dividing President Donald Trump and the states' Democratic leaders over how to prevent blazes from becoming more frequent and...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Wildfires during pandemic intensify economic pain in West

The fires consuming the forests of California and Oregon and darkening the skies over San Francisco and Portland are also damaging a regional economy already...