The Tampa Bay Lightning are placing an emphasis on getting off to better starts in preparing to face the hard-hitting Dallas Stars in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final
Looks like Canada might just save you from the dreaded nasal swab. Officials in British Columbia say a new COVID-19 test allows school children to "swirl, gargle and spit" a saline solution instead of enduring a swab up the nose, the Guardian reports. "It is one of the first of...
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Sunday appealed to Senate Republicans asking them to 'follow your conscience' about filling a vacant Supreme Court seat following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the Nov. 3 election. (Sept. 20)
Josh Allen threw for 417 yards and four touchdowns, both career highs, and the Buffalo Bills beat AFC East rival Miami for the fourth consecutive time 31-28
The Legacy of , Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 1933, Ruth Bader Ginsburg was born in Brooklyn, NY. . 1959, She graduated first in her class. After the birth of her first child, she transferred from Harvard Law to Columbia Law School. Ginsburg clerked under U.S. District Judge Edmund L. Palmieri for two years before joining the Columbia Project on International Civil Procedure. 1963, She began her career as a law professor, first at Rutgers and then at Columbia. While at Columbia, she became the first woman to earn tenure. . 1970s, She directed the Women’s Rights Project of the American Civil Liberties Union. While director of the project, she fought gender discrimination by arguing six cases in front of the U.S. Supreme Court. 1980 , President Jimmy Carter appointed her to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. She would serve on the court for 13 years. 1993, Ginsburg was appointed as Associate Justice to the Supreme Court by President Bill Clinton. She was the second woman ever named to the court. 1996, She wrote the majority opinion in the case United States v. Virginia. The case held that qualified women must be allowed admittance into the Virginia Military Institute. In her dissent for the case Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Ginsburg called upon Congress to change the statute of limitations portion of the Title VII law. . The case dealt with equal pay for women whose qualifications match their male colleagues. 2009, Congress responded with the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. A copy of this act would hang on the wall of Justice Ginsburg's office. 2010, When Justice John Paul Stevens left the court in 2010, Ginsburg became the most senior liberal justice. Since then, she has become an icon and beacon of liberal causes, known in liberal circles as Notorious R.B.G. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 1933 — 2020
The new Panama Papers are out, and they're just as ugly—if not worse. Leaked government documents show that big banks are laundering untold trillions of dollars for shady operators around the world and getting away with it, BuzzFeed reports. JPMorgan Chase and HSBC appear to be among the banks...
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, , Supreme Court Justice, , Dead at 87. The Supreme Court announced on Friday that Justice Ginsburg died of “complications of metastatic pancreas cancer.". Our nation has lost a jurist of historic stature. We at the Supreme Court have lost a cherished colleague, Chief Justice John Roberts, via 'The New York Times. Appointed by President Bill Clinton in 1993, Ginsburg was considered the leader of the liberal wing of the Supreme Court in recent years. A champion of liberal causes including women's rights, she was affectionately known as Notorious R.B.G. Today we mourn, but with confidence that future generations will remember Ruth Bader Ginsburg as we knew her — a tireless and resolute champion of justice, Chief Justice John Roberts, via 'The New York Times. Her death means that President Donald Trump will likely name a conservative replacement, despite the presidential election being less than two months away. . Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has indicated he is eager to fill any Supreme Court vacancy during this final year of Trump's term. According to reports, Ginsburg dictated a statement to her granddaughter just days before her death. My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new President is installed, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, via @davisusan Twitter
Greg Zuerlein kicked a 46-yard field goal as time expired, and the Dallas Cowboys overcame four fumbles and a 20-point deficit in the first quarter to beat the Atlanta Falcons 40-39 in coach Mike McCarthy’s home debut
Hundreds of mourners gathered for a second night to honor the legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington. Ginsburg died of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer Friday at the age of 87. (Sept. 20)
Somewhere out there, there is a stash of Chuck E. Cheese prize tickets big enough to give one to everybody on the planet—and the company wants to have it destroyed. The children's restaurant chain, which applied for bankruptcy protection in June, has asked a bankruptcy court for permission to...
Tom Brady got his first win with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, throwing for 217 yards, one touchdown and an interception in a 31-17 victory over the Carolina Panthers
An 11-hour operation has separated conjoined sisters who were born with their arms around one another. Sarabeth and Amelia Irwin, who were born in June 2019, underwent the surgery Aug. 5 in Michigan, the Detroit Free Press reports. The girls are home now, crawling and adjusting to their independence. "Other...
Highlights of this day in history: Magellan begins globe-trotting voyage; Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal dies; Actress Sophia Loren born; Billie Jean King beats Bobby Riggs in 'Battle of the Sexes'; Singer Jim Croce dies in plane crash. (Sept. 20)
A woman seeking urgent care in Germany died this week after an apparently bungled ransomware attack took down a major hospital there. According to Gizmodo, the computer system's breakdown forced paramedics to rush her to another city for treatment. German authorities say it appears to be the first case of someone dying as a result of a ransomware attack, albeit indirectly. They're investigating the unknown hackers on suspicion of negligent manslaughter. The attack disrupted the IT systems at Duesseldorf University Clinic. The vicious hack blocked the systems' ability to access data and forcing it to postpone operations and direct emergency patients elsewhere.
Ben Roethlisberger threw for 311 yards with two touchdowns and an interception and the Pittsburgh Steelers fended off a spirited comeback by the Denver Broncos 26-21
Dr. Fauci Cites , These 3 Things , for an Optimal Immune System. Beyond social distancing measures, hand-washing and wearing a mask, . White House task force member Dr. Anthony Fauci has three solid recommendations to keep your immune system healthy. 1. , "Get a reasonable amount of sleep.". The rule of thumb is that between seven and eight hours of sleep is necessary to keep your immune system healthy. 2. , "Get a good diet.". Foods that are rich in necessary vitamins and minerals will help your immune system to stay strong. 3, "Try to avoid or alleviate severe stress, which we know can sometimes impact the immune system.". Regular exercise, a consistent meditation practice and listening to your favorite music are just a few ways to mitigate and release stress
First, Sen. Susan Collins . Now Sen. Lisa Murkowski says she's also against filling the Supreme Court vacancy before the election—a hotbutton issue that has America's political temperature in the red, the New York Times reports. "For weeks, I have stated that I would not support taking up a potential...
Trump Says He Will Create National Commission , to Push 'Pro-American' History. Speaking at the National Archives, President Donald Trump announced the "1776 Commission" on Thursday. . He cited the purpose of the commission as promoting a “pro-American curriculum that celebrates the truth about our nation’s great history.". The title of the commission seems to be a response to the 1619 Project, named in reference to the first year enslaved Africans were brought to the "New World.". The 1619 Project was created by Pulitzer Prize- winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones. It has been integrated into existing school curricula around the country. What we’re witnessing today is a result of left-wing indoctrination in our nation’s schools and universities, Donald Trump, via 'The Washington Post'. American parents are not going to accept indoctrination in our schools, cancel culture at work .., Donald Trump, via 'The Washington Post'. ... or the repression of traditional faith, culture and values in the public square. Not anymore, Donald Trump, via 'The Washington Post'. Many young Americans have been fed lies about America being a wicked nation plagued by racism, Donald Trump, via 'The Washington Post'. Chris Dier, 2020 teacher of the year in Lousiana, said he was "not teaching my students to hate America.". We are teaching our students to embrace our country, even the things that are negative. We’re choosing not to ignore the ghosts of our country’s past, Chris Dier, 2020 Teacher of the Year, via 'The Washington Post'
President Donald Trump says he's moving "very quickly" to select a Supreme Court nominee following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Trump tells reporters his pick could come in in the next week and will “most likely" be a woman. (Sept. 19)