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 2020-09-27 14:58 

Washington Post

Rene Fleming and Vanessa Williams sang at the Kennedy Center. And it turned the electricity back on....

The first indoor performance at the arts center since March 13 was a night to remember....

 2020-09-27 14:58 

Washington Times

Mississippi clerk: Absentee ballots stored in locked vault...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - An official in Mississippi's largest county says absentee ballots are kept in a locked vault after they are filled out and returned. Hinds County Circuit Clerk Zack Wallace told WAPT-TV that completed ballots remain in sealed env...

 2020-09-27 14:57 

Raw Story

As face masks become the norm, many wearers quietly suffer 'mask anxiety'...

Dentists say they're seeing an uptick in teeth grinding since the pandemic. A Google Trends analysis showed a surge in searches related to panic attacks. Pandemic stress is said to be part of the drive behind an increase in calls to the National Eatin...

 2020-09-27 14:54 

Washington Times

Mississippi Arts Commission names Jackson native as director...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Arts Commission has named the head of the UMLAUF Sculpture Garden and Museum in Austin, Texas, as its new executive director. Sarah Story is a native of Jackson, Mississippi. She will return to her home state to begin...

 2020-09-27 14:52 

Washington Examiner

Top Democratic senator: Hillary Clinton 'flat out wrong' to say Joe Biden should not concede...

A top Senate Democrat said Hillary Clinton was wrong to advise Joe Biden not to concede the election if he is losing to President Trump....

 2020-09-27 14:52 

WTOP

Quartararo wins in Spain to regain MotoGP points lead...

MONTMEL, Spain (AP) — Fabio Quartararo won the Catalonia Grand Prix on Sunday to retake the points lead in the......

 2020-09-27 14:49 

Raw Story

'A truly horrifying pick': Fury over Trump nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to SCOTUS...

President Donald Trump's nomination Saturday of Seventh Circuit Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court sparked a chorus of outrage from Democrats and progressive groups who warned her confirmation could shift the court to one that would dis...

 2020-09-27 14:48 

VOA

Tobacco Causes One in Five Deaths from Heart Disease...

The World Health Organization reports tobacco kills 1.9 million people, or 20 percent of all those who die every year from coronary heart disease. In advance of World Heart Day (September 29), WHO, the World Heart Federation and the University of Newcastl...

 2020-09-27 14:40 

WTOP

Rublev beats Tsitsipas in Hamburg for third title of 2020...

HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Andrey Rublev charged back from 5-3 down in the deciding set of the Hamburg Open final......

 2020-09-27 14:39 

The Hill

Durbin: Democrats can 'slow' Supreme Court confirmation 'perhaps a matter of hours, maybe days at most'...

Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) said Sunday that the Democrats can "slow" the Supreme Court confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett "perhaps a matter of hours, maybe days at most."...

 2020-09-27 14:39 

Washington Post

The big questions about Amy Coney Barrett's nomination...

Barrett is likely to be confirmed, but just how we get to that point poses some difficult questions for both Democrats and Republicans....

 2020-09-27 14:36 

WTOP

Nearly 1M who died of COVID-19 also illuminated treatment...

The nearly 1 million people around the world who have lost their lives to COVID-19 have left us a gift:......

 2020-09-27 14:35 

Washington Examiner

Cory Booker: Amy Coney Barrett must say whether she would recuse herself from ruling on 2020 election cases...

Judge Amy Coney Barrett can expect to be asked whether she will recuse herself from any rulings regarding the 2020 presidential election if confirmed to the high court....

 2020-09-27 14:34 

Washington Times

Man found shot to death in Dorchester neighborhood...

BOSTON (AP) - Police are investigating after a man was found shot to death in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood early on Sunday. Boston Police say officers were called to Hubbardston Road shortly after 1 a.m. on reports of a shooting. Police responding...

 2020-09-27 14:33 

The Hill

Manchin opposes adding justices to the court...

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) said Sunday he would not support adding justices to the Supreme Court or doing away with the filibuster if Democrats win a Senate majority and the White House....

 2020-09-27 14:32 

Washington Times

Georgians can now get alerts about their absentee ballot...

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgians who choose to vote by mail are getting another way to keep track of their ballot throughout the process. BallotTrax, a service launched in Georgia on Friday, will allow voters to receive text messages, phone calls or emails about ...

 2020-09-27 14:31 

Washington Times

Little Arrow Outdoor Resort is the glamping getaway you need...

TOWNSEND, Tenn. (AP) - Little Arrow Outdoor Resort in Townsend could be the pandemic panacea we all need. The hidden retreat sits steps away from the gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, making it perfect for pandemic-wary travelers this fa...

 2020-09-27 14:30 

The Hill

The role (un)happiness plays in how people vote...

We found that the overall happiness or unhappiness of a county's population was an abnormally strong predictor....

 2020-09-27 14:29 

Washington Times

Nearly 1M who died of COVID-19 also illuminated treatment...

The nearly 1 million people around the world who have lost their lives to COVID-19 have left us a gift: Through desperate efforts to save their lives, scientists now better understand how to treat and prevent the disease - and millions of others may survi...

 2020-09-27 14:29 

Washington Times

Joe Manchin will not support any bid to expand SCOTUS...

Sen. Joe Manchin said Sunday he would not support any Democratic push to expand the Supreme Court in retaliation for Republicans quickly replacing the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Mr. Manchin, a West Virginia Democrat known for occasionally working w...

 2020-09-27 14:28 

WTOP

Prince Charles warns virus may devastate students' futures...

LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles has warned that up to 1 million young people in Britain may need "urgent help''......

 2020-09-27 14:27 

Washington Examiner

Newsom signs law allowing transgender inmates to be placed in prisons according to gender identity...

Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law a bill allowing California transgender inmates to be placed in prisons that align with their gender identity....

 2020-09-27 14:27 

Washington Free Beacon

BEASTMODE: Kennedy Tells Democrats Not to Get Into 'Foothills of Kinky' in Supreme Court Process...

Sen. John Kennedy (R., La.) asked Democrats on Sunday to show more respect for Judge Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination process than they did for Brett Kavanaugh in 2018, when some leveled outrageous gang rape accusations against him....

 2020-09-27 14:27 

Washington Times

Musician starts virtual festival to promote civic engagement...

HICKMAN, Ky. (AP) - With Election Day rapidly approaching, a west Kentucky artist has teamed up state Rep. Charles Booker's Hood to the Holler organization and other musicians from around the state and nation to promote civic engagement through a virt...

 2020-09-27 14:27 

Washington Times

S Carolina seeks comments on removing toll from coastal road...

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina is looking for input on its plans to convert one of the state's two toll roads into a free parkway next summer. The Cross Island Parkway on Hilton Head Island will no longer collect its $1.25 toll next Ju...

 2020-09-27 14:26 

Washington Times

Vermont planetarium plans first big expansion in 125 years...

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) - The Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium in St. Johnsbury is planning its first expansion in 125 years. The plans call for a three-story, 6,000-square-foot addition of glass and wood framing. The addition would house space for modern...

 2020-09-27 14:24 

Washington Times

Haunted houses must apply to operate in Louisiana this fall...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Haunted houses will have to seek approval from Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration if they want to operate in Louisiana this year, because of the coronavirus outbreak. Edwards' restrictions on businesses and activities ke...

 2020-09-27 14:24 

The Hill

GOP senator on hypocrisy charges: Majority in power does what it wants...

Sen....

 2020-09-27 14:23 

Washington Examiner

Maria Bartiromo reports Durham investigation expanding but likely won't release conclusions before 2020 election...

Fox Business anchor Maria Bartiromo reported on Sunday that she does not expect U.S. Attorney John Durham to come forth with any conclusions before the Nov. 3 election....

 2020-09-27 14:23 

Washington Times

Samford, Tuskegee partner in new program for law students...

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Samford University and Tuskegee University are joining in a partnership that will let students shave one year off the time needed to earn a law degree. A joint announcement says undergraduate students will be able to earn a bachelo...

 2020-09-27 14:22 

Raw Story

Chuck Todd shreds GOP senator for making rules 'out of thin air': 'The party looks like a bunch of hypocrites'...

Chuck Todd, host of NBC's Meet the Press, on Sunday told Republican Sen. Roy Blunt (MO) that his party "looks like a bunch of hypocrites" because they are set to nominate President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick in an election year. Fol...

 2020-09-27 14:21 

Washington Times

Task force OKs allowing 100% capacity for retailers...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The governor's economic reopening task force has approved updated guidance allowing full capacity at retail stores, which have been hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic. Retailers have been limited to half capacity, and while some...

 2020-09-27 14:20 

Washington Examiner

BLM leader arrested for allegedly spending $200K in donations on tailored suits, a house, and guns...

The FBI arrested a Black Lives Matter activist for allegedly using over $200,000 in donations on personal expenses....

 2020-09-27 14:19 

WTTG

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Washington at Cleveland: Week 3 Keys To The Game...

The Washington Football Team is .500 so far on the season, but its offense these first two games of the year have started the same way: Slow....

 2020-09-27 14:18 

The Hill

Pelosi slams Republicans for trying to 'undo' Affordable Care Act through Trump Supreme Court nominee...

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) slammed Republicans for trying to "undo" the Affordable Care Act by rushing a confirmation vote for Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump's pick to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg....

 2020-09-27 14:18 

The Daily Caller

Chuck Schumer Says Ginsburg Is 'Turning Over In Her Grave Up In Heaven' Over Barrett Pick...

'to see that the person they chose seems to be intent on undoing all the things that Ginsburg did.'...

 2020-09-27 14:18 

Washington Times

Portland 'relatively peaceful' amid dueling weekend protests...

Competing protests by far-right and left-wing demonstrators went off largely peacefully Saturday in Portland, Oregon, but the leftists returned for a more confrontational clash with police later in the evening. The dueling demonstrations had sparked a wav...

 2020-09-27 14:17 

Washington Post

Mark Rosenker, transportation safety expert who served George W. Bush, dies at 73...

He worked in the White House and chaired the National Transportation Safety Board under Bush....

 2020-09-27 14:17 

Washington Times

More layoffs at Maine paper mill after blast...

JAY, Maine (AP) - The owner of the Androscoggin paper mill is cutting another 51 jobs, bringing the total to 110 workers laid off since an explosion in April. Pixelle Specialty Solutions, headquartered in Pennsylvania, continues to develop its long-term p...

 2020-09-27 14:12 

Raw Story

Tom Cotton cornered by CNN's Tapper over Trump's threat to not hand over power if he loses in November...

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) was put on the spot on Sunday morning during his appearance on CNN when "State of the Union" host Jake Tapper pressed him over Donald Trump's suggestion he won't peacefully step down if he loses the election. With Co...

 2020-09-27 14:12 

WTOP

Barrett could be Ginsburg's polar opposite on Supreme Court...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amy Coney Barrett paid homage to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in her White House speech Saturday as......

 2020-09-27 14:10 

Washington Examiner

Trump will be 'strongly demanding' Joe Biden take drug test prior to first debate...

President Trump demanded that Joe Biden be drug tested prior to their first presidential debate on Tuesday....

 2020-09-27 14:10 

The Hill

Trump renews call for pre-debate 'drug test'...

President Trump on Sunday renewed his call for he and his Democratic presidential opponent Joe Biden to be tested for drugs before the upcoming debate between the two candidates....

 2020-09-27 14:10 

Washington Times

Larson remembered as dedicated, practical Wyoming lawmaker...

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - Grant Larson came home on a pass from the Air Force in 1957 with his wife, Maralyn, and went shopping for a place to build a house. Jackson saloon owner Lewis Gill took them out to some unwanted land he'd bought with gambling winn...

 2020-09-27 14:10 

Washington Times

Racially sensitive Facebook post divides small Colorado town...

LYONS, Colo. (AP) - Greg Meyers moved to the town of Lyons shortly before the 2013 flood devastated the community. Living through that disaster meant the Boulder County native got to know people quickly; it brought everyone together and forged a strong bo...

 2020-09-27 14:08 

The Hill

Stabenow congratulates Coney Barrett, says she'll vote against her over health care...

Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) said Sunday that she would not support Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump's Supreme Court nominee, because it would "be the vote that takes away health care for millions of Americans."...

 2020-09-27 14:07 

Washington Post

Donald Trump, facing financial ruin, sought control of his elderly father's estate. The family fight was epic....

"It was basically taking the whole estate and giving it to Donald," Trump's sister said in secretly recorded audio....

 2020-09-27 14:07 

Washington Post

Donald Trump, facing financial ruin, sought control of his elderly father's estate. The family fight was epic....

"It was basically taking the whole estate and giving it to Donald," Trump's sister said in secretly recorded audio....

 2020-09-27 14:07 

Washington Times

Police: Florida woman stabs boyfriend, hit by truck and dies...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Florida authorities say a woman stabbed her boyfriend on an interstate highway, and then was killed when she ran in front of a tractor trailer truck early Saturday. The Orange County Sheriff's Office reports the 30-year-old woman ...

 2020-09-27 14:06 

The Hill

Durbin: Hillary Clinton is 'flat-out wrong' in saying Biden 'should not concede under any circumstances'...

Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) said Sunday that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is "flat-out wrong" in saying Democratic nominee Joe Biden "should not concede under any circumstances."...

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