Tuesday, September 29, 2020

National News

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Updated 22 hours, 12 minutes ago

Three killed in Northern California wildfire; thousands flee

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Northern California's wine country was on fire again Monday as strong winds fanned flames i...

Updated 1 day, 5 hours ago
Feds to ship millions of tests in bid to reopen K-12 schools

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump planned to announce Monday that the federal government will begin distributing millions of rapid coronavirus tests t...

Updated 1 day, 21 hours ago
NY Times: Trump paid $750 in US income taxes in 2016, 2017

President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes the year he ran for president and in his first year in the White House, according to a report S...

Updated 3 days, 2 hours 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, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judi...

Updated 3 days, 17 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 6 days, 5 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 1 week 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 1 week, 2 days 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, 2 days 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, 3 days 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, 3 days 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, 4 days 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, 4 days 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, 6 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, 6 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...