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Front-line workers in Houston, Seattle and New York City tell NPR about their experiences in hospitals over the last six months. "2020 can't keep going like this," one doctor says.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said that voters elected a GOP Senate in 2016 and strengthened it in 2018 because they wanted action on the president's federal judicial nominations.
The Midwestern chain Hy-Vee says DSW shoe outlets are opening in six of its supermarkets in Minnesota. Grocery shoppers will be able to try on shoes, then order online.
The CDC says the guidelines were posted to its website in error. The now-deleted updates were notable because so far the agency has stopped short of saying that the virus is airborne.
The deal is set to be one of the largest ever acquisitions in the video game industry. Once the deal is finalized, Microsoft will own popular franchises such as Wolfenstein, Quake, and DOOM.
Trevor Milton's startup Nikola is working on hydrogen-powered big rigs. Milton has been accused of making misleading claims about the company's technology, which he has denied.
According to the campaigns, Democrats entered September with about $140 million more cash on hand than Republicans.
The Taj Mahal reopened at sunrise Monday for the first time since March 17. It is limited to 5,000 visitors a day, and all must wear masks. Before the pandemic, up to 70,000 people visited every day.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average falls nearly 800 points as new Chinese regulations pose potential threats to U.S. tech companies, which have been leading the stock market to new records.
The president said he is looking at five potential nominees to fill the seat left by the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
The survey also finds that far more Americans under 30 say they'll "definitely" be voting than said the same in 2016.
President Trump is claiming victory after blessing a deal in which Oracle and Walmart will own a stake of TikTok, but experts wonder whether the terms of the agreement will really change anything.
As people stay at home, they are putting out more trash, from pizza boxes to cardboard delivery boxes. That's putting a big strain on residential garbage collectors.
The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg comes just as the Supreme Court was about to hear a case challenging the ACA. It could end Medicaid expansion and protections for preexisting conditions.
The betterment of childhood vaccination rates has been a global success story. A new report on the impact of the pandemic offers reason for concern — and optimism.
Two senior Democratic lawmakers are sharply questioning moves by Trump appointee Michael Pack, the CEO of the U.S. Agency for Global Media. The agency oversees the Voice of America.
Sunday night's Emmy Awards, which featured neither a large crowd nor a red carpet, managed to achieve a charming intimacy as 'Watchmen,' 'Schitt's Creek' and 'Succession' all won major awards.
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How US Supreme Court’s Shift Right Has Affected Everyday Life, And The Upcoming Cases That Could Be Affected| September 21 2020, 9:47 AM
Following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg on Friday night, the question that looms is who will fill her now-vacant seat on the Supreme Court.
The November election is going to be biggie, and not just because of the presidential race.
In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, guest host Libby Denkman speaks with Dr. Peter Chin-Hong from UCSF.
Increasingly, research shows the coronavirus pandemic is disproportionately impacting working moms like Ballesteros. A working paper from the University of Southern California found moms were more likely to be the caregivers for kids in two-parent households, and to reduce their working hours and feel more anxious and depressed than men and women without children.