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 2020-09-27 12:27 

Washington Examiner

White House Report Card: Win on court pick, fumble on election results...

President Trump ended his week with his pick of federal judge Amy Coney Barrett, a move that buoyed conservatives and made liberals so furious they are considering boycotting her confirmation hearing....

 2020-09-27 12:14 

VOA

Paris Attacker Says He Was Targeting 'Charlie Hebdo' Magazine...

French officials say a man who is suspected of stabbing two people Friday in Paris has said he was targeting what he thought were the offices of the satirical magazine...

 2020-09-27 12:13 

The Daily Caller

The Detroit Lions Have To Beat The Arizona Cardinals...

End the chaos...

 2020-09-27 12:10 

Washington Times

Congress passes bill honoring airmen killed in 1962 crash...

LIVINGSTON, Mont. (AP) - The B-47 Ridge Designation Act, a bill honoring four airmen killed in a 1962 crash on Emigrant Peak, passed the House of Representatives unanimously. Lt. Fred Hixenbaugh, Capt. Bill Faulconer, Lt. Lloyd Sawyers and Lt. David Sutto...

 2020-09-27 12:10 

Washington Times

Evidence technician runs police room holding grim history...

OREM, Utah (AP) - For 11 years Tara Calancea has been caring for, recording and storing evidence from Orem's crime scenes. To her co-workers she is known as the evidence room czar - or better - Czarina. While Calancea, Orem's evidence technician, ...

 2020-09-27 12:07 

The Hill

Kenosha County sheriff who said some people 'aren't worth saving' endorses Trump...

Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth has endorsed President Trump for re-election, saying he supported law officers "when it counted" and that he is proud to back him "as a leader who will uphold law and order."...

 2020-09-27 12:06 

Washington Times

UN: Yemen's warring sides to swap more than 1,000 prisoners...

CAIRO (AP) - The United Nations said Yemen's warring sides agreed Sunday to exchange more than 1,000 prisoners, marking the first phase of a release plan reached earlier this year. The U.N. mission in Yemen said the internationally recognized governme...

 2020-09-27 12:06 

WTOP

UN: Yemen's warring sides to swap more than 1,000 prisoners...

CAIRO (AP) — The United Nations said Yemen's warring sides agreed Sunday to exchange more than 1,000 prisoners, marking the......

 2020-09-27 12:04 

Raw Story

The Trump years have proved to be an ethical Whack-a-Mole game in which the taxpayer is always the loser...

Maybe it has ever been thus, but Donald Trump is using our tax dollars to send to potential voters in an outwardly political effort. Recent efforts, for example, include ponying up an extra $13 billion more dollars in pandemic aid for big agriculture unde...

 2020-09-27 12:00 

The Atlantic

Distance...

A poem for Sunday...

 2020-09-27 12:00 

Washington Post

'You're still my baby': Hong Kong mother pleas for son held in mainland China after desperate boat escape...

Hong Kong police say the 12 who tried to flee by boat to Taiwan will be tried by the mainland China legal system....

 2020-09-27 12:00 

The Hill

What if we elect 2 presidents?...

One has to hope and pray that whatever the will of the American voter on Election Day, it will be honored and respected, and that we begin 2021 with only one president....

 2020-09-27 12:00 

Barron's

Savings Rate in China Is Climbing. How to Invest Is Another Issue....

More than 60,000 Chinese were surveyed about their savings, retirement plans, and investment acumen. The findings may have implications for the untapped market for investment products....

 2020-09-27 12:00 

Washington Post

A D. C. man who spent 25 years in prison for murder always said he was innocent. His case was finally dismissed....

Lawyers for Troy Burner argued that federal prosecutors relied on one witness who later recanted his testimony....

 2020-09-27 12:00 

Washington Post

After weeks of chaos, a slow return to in-person classes and wide-scale testing bring some stability to D.C.-area universities...

Colleges and universities in the Washington area have reported relatively few coronavirus cases so far this fall....

 2020-09-27 11:57 

Washington Examiner

China prepares to fly fighter jets over Taiwan...

China seems set to overfly Taiwan with fighter jets. Such an operation would be designed to warn the U.S. against increasing its support for Taiwan. And second, to test whether President Tsai Ing-wen is willing to fire on Chinese aircraft....

 2020-09-27 11:57 

Raw Story

Democrats have a plan to make Mitch McConnell's life as painful as possible: report...

According to a report from Politico, Senate Democrats acknowledge that they don't have the numbers to keep Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett off the court when the Senate takes up the vote — but that doesn't mean they won't be usin...

 2020-09-27 11:57 

Raw Story

The hypocrisy of 'socially responsible' corporations...

As they push forward to fill a Supreme Court vacancy shortly before a presidential election, Republicans are putting on a master class in hypocrisy. A new report on self-proclaimed socially responsible corporations reminds us that the tendency to say one ...

 2020-09-27 11:54 

The Hill

Trump suggests Supreme Court nominee would tip panel to overturn Roe v. Wade...

President Trump said he thinks his conservative Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett could tip the court toward a decision that would overturn Roe v. Wade, potentially by allowing states to decide whether to ban abortion....

 2020-09-27 11:53 

Raw Story

Trump's Supreme Court pick has a problem with the Constitution...

Nomination of conservative Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court makes us think about the role of government in our lives and the Republican majority view of winning vs. fairness. That her lifetime confirmation will change the direction of the Supreme Co...

 2020-09-27 11:49 

LifeZette

Kamala Harris Praises 'Brilliance' Of Black Lives Matter Describes Protests As 'Essential Component Of Evolution In Our Country'...

Kamala Harris, the Democratic nominee for vice president, just spoke out to praise the...

 2020-09-27 11:45 

Washington Post

New fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan threatens to reignite 30-year-old conflict...

Each side is blaming the other with reports of helicopters shot down and tanks destroyed....

 2020-09-27 11:44 

WUSA9.com

Coronavirus updates: DC unveils new live entertainment plan...

The coronavirus impact on the DMV continues. Here are the latest updates....

 2020-09-27 11:42 

NPR

'Medicating With Music': How One Tiny Desk Contest Entrant Heals Through Song...

This year's Tiny Desk Contest attracted plenty of talent, including standout entrant Mama Haze, aka California songwriter Meaghan Maples. Her song...

 2020-09-27 11:42 

NPR

California Grants Joshua Trees Temporary Endangered Species Protections...

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Brendan Cummings, who authored a petition asking the state of California to protect the western Joshua Tree from climate change....

 2020-09-27 11:42 

NPR

Critics Say Federal Prosecutors Are Pushing The Envelope With Protest Charges...

President Trump has lambasted protest-related crime in Democrat-led cities, and now there's worry that federal charges brought against some demonstrators are politically motivated....

 2020-09-27 11:42 

NPR

How TikTok Has Changed The Music Industry...

TikTok's fate in the U.S. is unclear, but one thing is: the video-sharing app has been good for emerging artists. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with LA Times pop music critic Mikael Wood....

 2020-09-27 11:42 

NPR

Politics Chat: President Trump Nominates Amy Coney Barrett For Supreme Court...

We look at the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court and how the Democrats can respond. We'll also look at how President Trump is gaming out not being a clear winner on election night....

 2020-09-27 11:42 

NPR

Undecided Voters Share Concerns Ahead Of First Presidential Debate...

Polls show there's smaller number of undecided voters than in previous election years. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with three of them: Zoey Shisler, Matthew Yocum, and Mark Miller....

 2020-09-27 11:42 

NPR

What We Can Expect After Election Day...

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Myrna Perez of NYU's Brennan Center about voting concerns and the possible scenarios that could play out after Election Day....

 2020-09-27 11:42 

NPR

How The Trump Administration Can Reach Latino Voters...

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Las Vegas City Councilwoman Victoria Seaman, a Republican, about why she thinks President Trump could gain the support of some Latino voters....

 2020-09-27 11:42 

NPR

Space Debris Buildup Could Threaten Satellites, Space Travel...

Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with the New Yorker's Raffi Khatchadourian about the growing risks associated with orbital space debris and how likely a successful clean-up effort is....

 2020-09-27 11:42 

NPR

Juan Felipe Herrera Paints Portrait Of America In New Poetry Collection...

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with former U.S. poet laureate Juan Felipe Herrera about his latest collection, Every Day We Get More Illegal....

 2020-09-27 11:42 

NPR

White House Deputy Press Secretary Discusses Trump's Pick For Supreme Court Justice...

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Brian Morgenstern, the White House's Deputy Press Secretary, about President Trump's pick of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court....

 2020-09-27 11:42 

NPR

Sunday Puzzle: State Capitals...

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro plays the puzzle with puzzle master Wil Shortz and Larry Otten from Sheridan, Oregon....

 2020-09-27 11:41 

Raw Story

Biden hangs on to lead over Trump in Minnesota: poll...

MINNEAPOLIS — Former Vice President Joe Biden maintains a steady lead over President Donald Trump in Minnesota, propelled by strong support among women and younger voters, according to a new Star Tribune/MPR News/KARE 11 Minnesota Poll.The poll foun...

 2020-09-27 11:40 

Raw Story

Rochester mayor names Black woman as interim police chief amid protests over Daniel Prude death...

Mayor Lovely Warren has tapped a Black woman to lead the police department in Rochester, N.Y., amid ongoing protests over Daniel Prude's death.Cynthia Herriott-Sullivan, a former Rochester police lieutenant, will become the first woman to head the dep...

 2020-09-27 11:39 

RealClearPolitics

For College Students, Due Process Is on the Ballot...

The new Department of Education Title IX regulation implementing much-needed reforms for sexual harassment and misconduct on college campuses is barely a month old, but could already see a short lifespan. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has vowe...

 2020-09-27 11:39 

Raw Story

US far from herd immunity — with less than 10% of adults showing virus antibodies: study...

Around 90% of U.S. adults are at risk of contracting COVID-19, according to a new study from Stanford University.The study was published Friday in the medical journal The Lancet.Using data from dialysis centers across the nation, researchers found that le...

 2020-09-27 11:38 

WTOP

Lawmakers: Environmental review of Hogan highway plan is 'heavily skewed'...

Maryland lawmakers say the state tailored a federally-mandated environmental study to fit a preordained plan for adding capacity to I-495 and I-270....

 2020-09-27 11:38 

RealClearPolitics

Can One Justice Stand Against the Hyper-Partisan Tide?...

Mitt Romney's vote to convict President Trump during February's impeachment trial earned him accolades for integrity and bravery. In making the pronouncement that he supports Trump's maneuver to ramrod through Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Supreme...

 2020-09-27 11:37 

Raw Story

Airlines say flying is safe in COVID-19 era — but study reveals potential for superspreader disaster...

SAN JOSE, Calif. — How risky is it to fly during the coronavirus pandemic?For clues, consider the travel histories of two of the country's top infectious disease experts, each with parents on the other side of the country. One hasn't flown s...

 2020-09-27 11:35 

Raw Story

When can New Yorkers expect General Election results? City and state officials give different answers...

New Yorkers soon head to the polls (photo: Edwin J. Torres/Mayoral Photo Office)The 2020 general election results in New York City may not be known until mid-December, six weeks after Election Day, according to Michael Ryan, the executive director of the ...

 2020-09-27 11:33 

Raw Story

Judge rejects Eric Trump's request to delay interview about Trump finances until after election...

Eric Trump, President Donald Trump's 36-year-old son, is expected to testify under oath by October 7 in an investigation into the family's real estate business. A federal judge rejected Eric Trump's request to delay the interview until after t...

 2020-09-27 11:31 

Raw Story

Judge set to rule on Trump TikTok download ban...

Washington (AFP) A judge was set to rule Sunday on whether to allow a Trump administration ban on downloads of popular video-sharing app TikTok, which is seeking an injunction to prevent what it said could be a devastating blow.US District Judge Carl Nich...

 2020-09-27 11:30 

Raw Story

Epic Games battles to get Fortnite back in App Store...

San Francisco (AFP) Epic Games will strive anew Monday to convince a judge that its hit title Fortnite should be restored to Apple's App Store, despite sidestepping the tech titan's standard commission on transactions.Apple does not allow users of...

 2020-09-27 11:30 

WTOP

French Open Results...

Sunday At Stade Rolan Garros Paris Purse: 18,209,040 Surface: Red clay PARIS (AP) _ Results Sunday from French Open at......

 2020-09-27 11:25 

Raw Story

Is bellwether Ohio slipping out of play for Trump?...

Four years after carrying bellwether Ohio and winning the US presidency, Donald Trump again needs the support of disenchanted Democrats in the critical state if he is to earn a second White House term. Ohio has been a political prize for generations of ca...

 2020-09-27 11:21 

Raw Story

Virus curfew to be lifted in Australia as global deaths near a million...

Melbourne (AFP) An overnight curfew in Australia's second-largest city will be lifted this week, officials said Sunday, even as the global coronavirus toll inched towards one million dead.Despite the number of infections worldwide passing 32 million &...

 2020-09-27 11:21 

Raw Story

Artist behind BLM mural outside Chicago Bulls' practice facility paints picture of hope, 'cultural renaissance'...

CHICAGO — The Chicago Bulls unveiled a new mural on the exterior of the Advocate Center recently, featuring the words "Black Lives Matter" large enough for everyone passing West Madison Street to see.The artwork, which hangs alongside the te...

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