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The 48-year-old judge Trump intends to nominate to the Supreme Court today is a proven conservative with a compelling personal story 26 Sep 2020, 9:00 am

Judge Amy Coney Barrett, a federal appellate judge and Notre Dame law professor, is a proven conservative with a compelling personal story who has long been atop President Donald Trump's Supreme Court short list.

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Analysis: Trump's expected nominee further polarizes election 26 Sep 2020, 6:38 am

As President Donald Trump continues to sow doubt and uncertainty about the election, he's set to announce his third Supreme Court nominee in the Rose Garden Saturday, the capstone of the promise he made four years ago to name a long line of conservative judges who will reshape the courts for generations.

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Who is Amy Coney Barrett? A closer look at her family and religion 26 Sep 2020, 8:56 am

Judge Amy Coney Barrett, a federal appellate judge and Notre Dame law professor, is a proven conservative with a compelling personal story who has long been atop President Donald Trump's Supreme Court short list.

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Trump intends to nominate Amy Coney Barrett, sources say 26 Sep 2020, 8:33 am

President Donald Trump intends to choose Amy Coney Barrett to be the new Supreme Court justice, according to multiple senior Republican sources with knowledge of the process.

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Notable dissents from Judge Amy Coney Barrett 26 Sep 2020, 8:02 am

President Donald Trump is set Saturday to nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, according to multiple senior Republican sources with knowledge of the process.

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Hear Barrett talk about nominating a Justice during an election 25 Sep 2020, 3:27 pm

According to multiple senior Republican sources, President Donald Trump has indicated he will nominate Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.

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Republicans have signaled plans for a quick Supreme Court confirmation process. Here's when it could happen. 26 Sep 2020, 5:02 am

President Donald Trump on Saturday will announce a Supreme Court nominee to fill the vacancy left by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, formally kicking off a contentious and high-stakes battle over the fate of the court that will play out in a bitterly-divided Senate.

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The election scenario that should terrify everyone -- especially Black America 26 Sep 2020, 1:58 am

• Trump unveils 'Platinum Plan' for Black Americans • This virtual relay race is encouraging Black Americans to vote in the presidential election

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Bipartisan group of female senators give Justice Ginsburg a final farewell 

• Ginsburg spent her final weeks living as if there'd be many more • Analysis: Ginsburg's didn't shy away calling out 'Alabama's sorry history' of voting rights violations

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Germany's ex-royals want their riches back, but past ties to Hitler stand in the way 26 Sep 2020, 2:42 am

Perched on a steep hilltop in southern Germany, the striking turrets of Hohenzollern Castle rise in contrast to the rolling countryside that surrounds them. The fortress is the ancestral seat of Germany's last imperial family. If the country still had a monarchy today, the castle's owners would be its royal family, led by Georg Friedrich, whose ceremonial title is also his legal surname: Prince of Prussia.

Pompeo to keynote Florida conservative Christian event, raising ethical and legal questions 26 Sep 2020, 9:36 am

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is slated to keynote a gala event for a conservative Christian organization in Florida -- an appearance that comes a month before Election Day and may violate legal and ethical guidelines.

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Analysis: A strange Pennsylvania ballot case fuels concerns about the DOJ 26 Sep 2020, 5:15 am

The Pennsylvania Republican Party is pushing back against an explosive report earlier this week in The Atlantic that said the GOP-run legislature is already strategizing how to overturn the statewide results if Trump loses.

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Rochester mayor names first female chief in history of city's embattled police department 26 Sep 2020, 10:26 am

Rochester's mayor named an interim police chief Saturday as the city deals with the aftermath of the death of Daniel Prude in police custody.

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Trump campaign falsely accuses Biden of teleprompter use 26 Sep 2020, 3:33 am

The Trump campaign has shared videos about Joe Biden using teleprompters in interviews, CNN's Daniel Dale breaks down why these videos are so misleading.

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Heavily armed white supremacist killed in shootout with California deputies 25 Sep 2020, 7:32 pm

A white supremacist was killed in a shootout with deputies in Templeton, California, according to a San Luis Obispo Sheriff's Office news release Friday.

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Harvard professor: Trump is not a dictator ... he only plays one on TV 26 Sep 2020, 7:46 am

Harvard professor Michael Sandel discusses his theory that credentialism is the last acceptable form of prejudice in today's society, and how that relates to President Trump's political rise.

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Killings by police, like the Breonna Taylor case, rarely end in trials or convictions 26 Sep 2020, 9:28 am

More than six months after Louisville police fatally shot Breonna Taylor during a botched raid, protesters have poured into the streets to insist that only murder charges against the officers would amount to justice.

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CNN's Brianna Keilar responds to McEnany attack 25 Sep 2020, 1:03 pm

The White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany baselessly linked CNN reporter Brianna Keilar's comments about the Kentucky Attorney General to the shooting of two Louisville police officers after the killing of Breonna Taylor. Hear her response.

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Analysis: How Biden continues to eat into Trump's base 26 Sep 2020, 9:49 am

President Donald Trump heads into the debate trailing former Vice President Joe Biden. Trump is the first incumbent to be losing in the polls at this point since George H.W. Bush in 1992.

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The first presidential debate will be 90 minutes and focus on six topics. Here's how the candidates are preparing 26 Sep 2020, 4:42 am

Democratic nominee Joe Biden is moving from briefing books into full days of preparations. President Donald Trump is studying notecards and getting help from a long-time ally, former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

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She won't vote for Biden, but fears second Trump term 25 Sep 2020, 3:28 pm

CNN's Jeff Zeleny speaks to voters in Wisconsin, where President Donald Trump won by less than one percentage point in 2016, about the upcoming 2020 presidential election as some consider flipping to Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.

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Dax Shepard reveals he relapsed after 16 years of sobriety 25 Sep 2020, 2:08 pm

After 16 years of being sober, actor and comedian Dax Shepard revealed he has been battling an opioid addiction.

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Charles Barkley is taking heat for his Breonna Taylor comments 25 Sep 2020, 12:57 pm

Basketball legend and NBA analyst Charles Barkley is taking some heat following his comments on the grand jury's decision on charges in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor.

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The biggest movies that have been delayed, and when you can expect to see them now 26 Sep 2020, 5:40 am

2020 is a lost year for the movies.

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Conor McGregor says he'll fight Manny Pacquiao 26 Sep 2020, 9:59 am

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'When Lewis is gone, who have you got to look up to?' asks Hamilton's half-brother 26 Sep 2020, 2:19 am

This season, Lewis Hamilton's fight has been as much off the track as on it.

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Watch Ring's indoor drone prototype patrol a house 25 Sep 2020, 10:52 am

The Amazon-owned home security company Ring has unveiled a prototype for a drone meant to fly around in your house called the Ring Always Home Cam. It's set to release in 2021.

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Electric road will power public buses in this city 22 Sep 2020, 11:51 am

A wireless electric roadway in Israel will power some public buses as part of a pilot program to test a new green transportation technology.

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Uber Eats' new ad pits Luke Skywalker against Capt. Picard 22 Sep 2020, 9:09 am

Mark Hamill faces off against Patrick Stewart in a new commercial for Uber Eats. Since the pandemic, the food delivery service has grown larger than Uber's ride-hailing business.

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This is what happens to your body over months in isolation 26 Sep 2020, 2:54 am

Since the pandemic officially began in March, we've been told staying home is the best way to avoid catching Covid-19. And it is. But life in confinement can cause physical ailments on its own.

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Debunking common Covid-19 misconceptions like: 'Masks don't protect you against coronavirus' 26 Sep 2020, 4:58 am

Since the beginning of 2020, when we first started hearing about a new coronavirus, eventually dubbed SARS-CoV-2, our understanding of what it is, how it infects people, who it infects and how we can protect ourselves have all evolved as our knowledge has grown.

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Ohio woman tased after she refused to leave a middle school football game for not wearing a mask 26 Sep 2020, 5:12 am

An Ohio woman was tased and arrested for refusing to leave a middle school football game after police say she refused multiple requests to comply with school policy to wear a mask while watching the game.

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Experts are warning of a coming surge of Covid-19 cases in US 26 Sep 2020, 9:31 am

The US could see an explosion of Covid-19 cases as fall and winter set in, one expert says, joining a chorus of health officials who have warned about the challenges of the coming months.

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89-year-old pizza delivery driver gets $12,000 surprise tip 25 Sep 2020, 8:27 am

The tables quickly turned for an 89-year-old pizza delivery driver who received a surprise delivery of his own from "regulars" on his route -- a $12,000 tip.

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She was told to 'do dishes.' Now she's helping other girls learn her trade 25 Sep 2020, 8:54 am

When Judaline Cassidy first tried to join the plumbers union in New York City, a seasoned union man told her to "go home and do dishes."

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Homeless woman's story featured on TV has a happy ending 20 Sep 2020, 6:05 am

Tucked away from Skid Row's main thoroughfare, Q sweeps the sidewalk outside her makeshift tent before her best friend and "angel" arrives with some food.

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Moschino sends puppets down the runway for Milan Fashion Week 26 Sep 2020, 6:42 am

The tiniest of runway shows was staged during Milan Fashion Week, and no models or guests were present.

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Analysis: Cardi B, celebrity divorce and why we can't look away 25 Sep 2020, 11:37 am

Full disclosure: While I don't know Cardi B and Offset personally, I felt blindsided by the news she recently filed for divorce.

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Parents respond to critics over 6-month-old waterskiing baby 24 Sep 2020, 11:54 pm

CNN's Jeanne Moos has the pros and cons of being a 6-month-old waterskiing baby.

More restaurant rewards are coming your way. But there's a catch 25 Sep 2020, 11:10 am

Coffee shops have used loyalty programs to learn more about their customers and keep them coming back for years. Now, as consumers embrace digital payments during the pandemic, the trend is spreading to restaurant chains who want the same benefits.

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These retailers announced hundreds of store closures in September 26 Sep 2020, 5:30 am

A summer of bankruptcies and store closures is seeping into the fall.

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Google Maps will show how bad Covid is in your area 24 Sep 2020, 6:26 am

Google Maps will soon show how prevalent coronavirus is in geographic areas with a new color-coded update.

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Chris Wallace's 'race and violence' debate topic is very wrong 25 Sep 2020, 10:52 pm

Chris Wallace has the well-deserved reputation of a hard-hitting and fair journalist. He is one of the few at Fox News willing to bring as much heat to President Donald Trump as he is to any Democrat or progressive activist.

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President Trump, here are three tips for besting Biden at the debate 26 Sep 2020, 6:13 am

The first general election debate on September 29 represents a significant opportunity for President Donald Trump to change the dynamic of a race where he trails in national polling, as well as in recent polls from some of the battleground states he would need to win to be reelected. While debates traditionally have not had a significant impact on public opinion, the nature of this year's campaign -- where voters have had less direct contact with the candidates as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic -- makes Tuesday evening's matchup potentially more consequential than in the past.

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Only sure way to prevent Trump killing democracy 24 Sep 2020, 3:15 pm

President Donald Trump refused to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the election, raising the already blaring alarms over threats to America's democracy to a deafening volume.

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Trump's strategy is psychological warfare 25 Sep 2020, 4:33 pm

During the third presidential debate in 2016, candidate Donald Trump made headlines for refusing to answer Fox News journalist Chris Wallace, who was moderating, on whether he would accept the result of the upcoming election. "I will look at it at the time. I will keep you in suspense," he said, claiming the race was already fixed against him. "That's not how democracy works," replied his opponent, Hillary Clinton, who went on to win the popular vote but lose the election.

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Abe Lincoln's savvy approach to a tough election 25 Sep 2020, 10:53 pm

Since President Donald Trump loves describing himself as akin to the second coming of Abraham Lincoln, he might want to take a few lessons from Lincoln, not only on how to wage a campaign for re-election but how to deal with the possibility of defeat in a time of national tumult.

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Treaties alone can't protect women from violence 26 Sep 2020, 12:59 am

Women have always been punching bags for men's anger in the patriarchal systems we live in. It comes as no surprise that rates of violence are up everywhere as the pandemic and its lockdowns push women further into men's deadly embrace.

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A school reopening story goes wrong 25 Sep 2020, 3:01 am

On Thursday, September 17, in the early morning, I entered my eerily empty classroom in the Bronx, cracked the windows, and counted the tiles on the floor to ensure that my desk was, in fact, 6 feet apart from the teacher with whom I share the room.

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Some young activists aren't excited about a Biden-Harris ticket. Here's why 26 Sep 2020, 6:15 am

They spent the summer on the frontlines of a historic protest movement against police violence. But many young criminal justice activists leading the charge for police reform won't be enthusiastically casting their ballots for the Democratic presidential ticket in November.

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Poll worker recruitment picks up as officials prepare for in-person voting 26 Sep 2020, 5:36 am

As more early voting sites open across the country, election officials have faced a significant challenge: Staffing those sites with poll workers. And amid the coronavirus pandemic, the stakes are higher than ever.

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How Republicans in key states are preparing to run out the clock on the election 25 Sep 2020, 3:48 am

President Donald Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful presidential transition Wednesday comes as Republicans across the country are taking concrete steps that threaten to undermine the integrity of the election, particularly in key battleground states.

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Mailing in your ballot? Here's how it works 25 Sep 2020, 3:40 am

Mail-in voting is more important than ever as the US continues to grapple with the Covid-19 pandemic. Here's what happens to your ballot if you use the US Postal Service.

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Paul Rusesabagina of 'Hotel Rwanda' appears in court again seeking bail after arrest on terrorism charges 26 Sep 2020, 9:47 am

"Hotel Rwanda's" Paul Rusesabagina appeared in court in Rwanda for a second time seeking bail after he was arrested and charged with terrorism earlier this month.

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Paris knife attack suspect is of Pakistani origin, French authorities say 26 Sep 2020, 3:49 am

The main suspect arrested over a knife attack in Paris on Friday near the former offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo is of Pakistani origin, French authorities have said.

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How Jack Ma turned an app into a $200 billion company 25 Sep 2020, 5:35 pm

When Jack Ma launched an obscure payment service to boost his online shopping empire 16 years ago, few expected it to succeed. Now that service forms the backbone of Ant Group, a financial behemoth that could be worth more than $200 billion.

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Ride along on dramatic mission to rescue migrants 25 Sep 2020, 6:23 am

Go There boards a Turkish coast guard ship with CNN's Jomana Karadsheh to observe search-and-rescue efforts along the north Aegean Sea, where Turkish officials say 6,600 migrants and refugees have been rescued from the water since February. The asylum-seekers are alleging that masked men are rounding them up at shore, taking their money and pushing them back out to sea. The Greek government has repeatedly denied any involvement.

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Louisville police major relieved of command after reportedly insulting protesters in email to other officers 25 Sep 2020, 6:48 pm

Maj. Bridget Hallahan has been relieved of command of the Louisville Metro Police Department's Fifth Division two days after the Louisville Courier Journal reported that the major had insulted protesters in an August email to other officers.

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Local officials say nine Pennsylvania ballots were discarded due to an error, undercutting Trump claims of intentional fraud 25 Sep 2020, 3:19 pm

Local officials in Pennsylvania on Friday provided more information about nine potentially mishandled ballots in Luzerne County, which the White House repeatedly cited to attack mail-in voting and question the integrity of November's election.

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Officials at veteran's home face criminal charges after deadly Covid-19 outbreak 25 Sep 2020, 2:04 pm

The superintendent and former medical director of the Holyoke Soldiers' Home face criminal charges in connection with a Covid-19 outbreak at the veteran's home earlier this year, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey said Friday.

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