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Trump Pays Respects to Late Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg

By Kevin Freking | Thursday Sep 24, 2020
President Donald Trump paid respects to late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Thursday morning, just two days before he announces his nominee to replace her on the high court.

McConnell, Pelosi Dispute Trump, Vow Peaceful Power Transfer

Thursday Sep 24, 2020
Congressional leaders from both parties, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, swiftly pushed back after President Trump declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the presidential election.

China Auto Show Forging Ahead Under Anti-Virus Controls

By Joe McDonald | Thursday Sep 24, 2020
The first event for the CEO of Swedish electric car brand Polestar at this month's Beijing auto show: A two-week quarantine in a hotel.

'Grateful': Gigi Hadid Welcomes Baby Girl with Zayn Malik

Thursday Sep 24, 2020
Model Gigi Hadid and her musician boyfriend Zayn Malik took to social media to celebrate the arrival of an infant girl, with dad saying he's "grateful" and "thankful."

Fendi Kicks Off Hybrid Milan Fashion Week with Optimism

By Colleen Barry | Thursday Sep 24, 2020
The Italian fashion industry is moving to inject optimism into luxury's dismal year, staging 23 live runway shows and 37 presentations during a hybrid live-digital Milan Fashion Week.

'Are People to Be Left to Die?' Vaccine Pleas Fill UN Summit

By Cara Anna | Thursday Sep 24, 2020
If the United Nations was created from the ashes of World War II, what will be born from the global crisis of COVID-19?

Appeals Court Rejects Rehearing in Transgender Bathroom Case

Thursday Sep 24, 2020
A federal appeals court on Wednesday denied a request for a full-court review of a ruling that a Virginia school board's transgender bathroom ban is unconstitutional.

How Can You Tell the Difference Between COVID-19 and the Flu?

Thursday Sep 24, 2020
Body aches, sore throat, fever, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue and headaches are symptoms shared by the two, but there are a couple of major difference to be on the lookout for.

Trump Won't Commit to Peaceful Transfer of Power if He Loses

By Aamer Madhani and Kevin Freking | Thursday Sep 24, 2020
President Donald Trump again declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election.

Disney Delays 'Black Widow,' Spielberg's 'West Side Story'

By Jake Coyle | Wednesday Sep 23, 2020
The Walt Disney Co. has further postponed its next mega-movies from Marvel, including "Black Widow," while also postponing Steven Spielberg's "West Side Story" a full year in the company's latest recalibration due to the pandemic.

1 Officer Indicted in Breonna Taylor Case; Not for Her Death

Wednesday Sep 23, 2020
A Kentucky grand jury on Wednesday indicted a single former police officer for shooting into neighboring apartments but did not move forward with charges against any officers for their role in Breonna Taylor's death.

Roberts: Ginsburg was 'Tough, Brave, a Fighter, a Winner'

By Mark Sherman and Matthew Barakat | Wednesday Sep 23, 2020
Chief Justice John Roberts says the words that best describe the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg are "tough, brave, a fighter, a winner" but also "thoughtful, careful, compassionate, honest."

Miranda July Dreams Up a Con Family in 'Kajillionaire'

By Lindsey Bahr | Wednesday Sep 23, 2020
Miranda July doesn't seem to have fair-weather fans. There are those who are obsessed. And there are those who don't know who she is. There is no in between.

200,000 Dead as Trump Vilifies Science, Prioritizes Politics

By Jason Dearen | Wednesday Sep 23, 2020
Over the past six months, the Trump administration has prioritized politics over science at key moments, refusing to follow expert advice that might have contained the spread of the virus and COVID-19, the disease it causes.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk's Next Big Bet Rides on Better Batteries

By Michael Liedtke and Tom Krisher | Wednesday Sep 23, 2020
Tesla is working on new battery technology that CEO Elon Musk says will enable the company within the next three years to make more affordable cars that can travel dramatically longer distances on a single charge.

Elton John Announces New North American Dates for Final Tour

By Mesfin Fekadu | Wednesday Sep 23, 2020
After postponing several shows because of the coronavirus pandemic, Elton John is saying hello to the yellow brick road of touring.

Cindy McCain Rebukes Fellow Republican Trump to Back Biden

By Jonathan J. Cooper | Wednesday Sep 23, 2020
Cindy McCain has endorsed Democrat Joe Biden for president in a rebuke of President Donald Trump by the widow of the Republican Party's 2008 nominee.

Milan Fashion Show Seeks to Inject Optimism in Hybrid Event

By Colleen Barry | Wednesday Sep 23, 2020
The Italian fashion industry is moving to inject optimism into luxury's dismal year, staging 23 live runway shows and 37 presentations during a hybrid live-digital Milan Fashion Week.

'Unfathomable': Coronavirus US Death Toll Tops 200K

By Carla K. Johnson | Wednesday Sep 23, 2020
The number of dead is equivalent to a 9/11 attack every day for 67 days. It is roughly equal to the population of Salt Lake City or Huntsville, Alabama.

Late-Stage Study of First Single-Shot Vaccine Begins in US

By Linda A. Johnson | Wednesday Sep 23, 2020
The study starting Wednesday will be one of the world's largest coronavirus vaccine studies so far, testing the shot in 60,000 volunteers in the U.S., South Africa, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru.

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