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  • Friday, September 25, 2020

    Sep 25 2020

    The President is refusing to say he'll accept the results of the election, casting doubts about the legitimacy of the ballots. Also, protesters marched for a second night in Louisville, Kentucky calling for justice in the Breonna Taylor case. Kentucky's governor and Louisville's mayor have called on the attorney general to release the grand jury's evidence. And, the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans says the pandemic is causing more people to reach out for help, reversing decades of progr...more

  • Thursday, September 24, 2020

    Sep 24 2020

    Protest continue in cities around the country after a grand jury ruled that the actions of two police officers who shot at Breonna Taylor were justified. A third officer is charged with endangering her neighbors. Two officers were shot during protests in Louisville, KY. Also, President Trump says the White House can overrule the FDA's guidelines for a COVID vaccine. While the CDC is releasing new data showing young people are spreading the virus. And, the Trump administration is threatening to c...more

  • Wednesday, September 23, 2020

    Sep 23 2020

    Calculations have changed for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as GOP Senators rally to fill the vacancy left by Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Also, an NPR and Harvard University poll shows nearly half of Americans say they are facing "serious financial problems" as the global pandemic drags on. And, regardless of who wins the election, the U-S will still formally exit the Paris climate agreement on November 4. It's the only country of the nearly 200 who signed to withdraw.

  • Tuesday, September 22, 2020

    Sep 22 2020

    President Trump said he's likely to announce his nominee to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court left by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg by the weekend. Also, the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices is meeting today to decide who will be first to get a COVID vaccine when it becomes available. And, the United Nations is marking its 75th anniversary during the pandemic. World leaders will be attending virtually.

  • Monday, September 21, 2020

    Sep 21 2020

    The election is just 43 days away, President Trump and Senate Republicans are in a hurry to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. And, COVID cases are spiking again as the U.S. approaches the grim milestone of 200,000 coronavirus deaths.

  • BONUS: Remembering Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, And Looking Ahead

    Sep 20 2020

    We're spending today remembering a titan of the law. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away Friday, leaving behind a towering legacy — and big questions about what comes next for the highest court in the land.