Ginsburg's impact on women spanned age groups…

Recent pop culture popularity aside, the impact that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had on women was profound, and spanned age groups and backgrounds

Quake Gives California a New Reason to Hate 2020

A 4.5-magnitude temblor struck near Los Angeles late Friday and triggered fears of a bigger California quake, Newsweek reports. Centered near El Monte in eastern LA County, the shaking reached south to San Diego and north to Valencia. No major damage or injuries were reported from the 11:38pm...

Choppy ocean slams into rocky shore

Powerful waves hit the coast of St. Simons, Georgia, the morning of Sept. 20, as Hurricane Teddy moved closer and closer to the coast.

Chloé Zhao’s 'Nomadland' wins TIFF People's…

After picking up Venice’s Golden Lion award, Chloé Zhao’s “Nomadland” has won another prestigious honor: The Toronto International Film Festival’s People’s Choice Award

Ricin-Laced Package Is Addressed to Trump

Looks like a poison-filled package addressed to President Trump never made it as far as the White House mail room. Two law enforcement officials tell CNN it contained ricin, a toxic compound made from castor beans that can be fatal if inhaled or ingested. Little else is known, except it...

AP Top Stories September 20 P

Here's the latest for Sunday September 20th: Biden to GOP senators: Don't jam through Ginsburg nominee; Key GOP senator opposes Supreme Court nomination before election; March of 100,000 marks week 7 of Belarus protests; Monument to COVID victims inaugurated in Brazil. (Sept. 20)

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NY AG moves to expedite release of police body…

New York Attorney General Letitia James is promising to expedite the release of body camera footage in cases of alleged police misconduct that her office investigates

RBG's Death Raises New Specter: a Lame-Duck…

Hundreds of people sang "Amazing Grace" on Friday evening for a lost icon of justice—Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The Supreme Court flag stood at half-mast in Washington, DC, as people tweeted photos and videos of the hushed scene, where mourners also sang "America the Beautiful" and John Lennon's "Imagine," the...

Coastal mess in the Outer Banks

The streets of Buxton, North Carolina, were flooded thanks to a distant Hurricane Teddy on Saturday, Sept. 20.

UN chief: No UN support for reimposing Iran…

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the United Nations will not support reimposing sanctions on Iran as the United States is demanding until he gets a green light from the Security Council

Falwell Jr's Wife Called 911: He's Lost 'a Lot of…

Jerry Falwell Jr's wife called 911 late last month saying he had lost "a lot of blood" in a mishap—but the details are somewhat contested, People reports. The call came only days after Falwell resigned as president of Liberty University amid a sex scandal. On the night of Aug....

Biden asks Republicans to 'follow your conscience'

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)

Outlook not improving for beleaguered US movie…

About three quarters of the country’s movie theaters are open, but Americans are not going back to the movies in significant numbers in the COVID-era, even with new movies coming into the marketplace

Dems: Trump's $13B Aid to Puerto Rico Is for Votes

In 2017, Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico. It took nearly a year to restore power to the entire island, with a final death toll said to be around 3,000, though Trump has pushed back on that number. Now, three years after the storms, the president is...

Coastal flooding in Galveston

Tropical Storm Beta brought flooding to Galveston, Texas, on Sept. 20. When you see sights like this, remember to turn around, don't drown!

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California wildfire likely to grow from wind, low…

The destruction wrought by a wind-driven wildfire in the mountains northeast of Los Angeles is approaching 156 square miles, burning structures, homes and a nature center in a famed Southern California wildlife sanctuary in foothill desert communities

Newspaper Mails 100 Letters, Sees What Happens

The United States Postal Service says a first-class letter should land in the recipient's mailbox in one to three business days. The Los Angeles Times set out to see if that's really the case these days. In what it calls a "small but revealing" test of the service's current reliability,...

Hundreds remember RBG on Supreme Court steps

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)

Douglas statue comes down, but Lincoln had racist…

Illinois officials plan to remove a state Capitol statue of Stephen A

Trump, Biden React to Death of Ginsburg

A "titan of the law." That's how President Trump described late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Friday night after learning of her death from complications of pancreatic cancer at the age of 87. "Renowned for her brilliant mind and her powerful dissents ... Justice Ginsburg demonstrated that one can disagree...

Teddy threatens Bermuda as Beta tracks near Texas

After Teddy impacts Bermuda, it could set a course for Atlantic Canada. Meanwhile, Beta is expected to approach southern Texas in the coming days.

Wildfires and hurricanes disrupt final weeks of…

The Census Bureau is contending with several natural disasters as wildfires and hurricanes disrupt the final weeks of the nation’s once-a-decade headcount

Obama Has a Message for Republican Senators on RBG

Mitch McConnell vowed late Friday that a vote will be held on President Trump's nominee to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, who died Friday at 87. But prominent Democrats, including Barack Obama, are pushing back, digging up the remarks of McConnell and other GOP senators from 2016,...

Today in History for September 20th

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)

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Des Moines says no to governor's demand for…

A dispute between Iowa's governor and the state's largest school district could mean summer school for students and crippling bills for the school system

The Statement RBG Dictated Before Her Death

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday at her home in Washington, DC, reports the AP . She was 87. Ginsburg died of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer, the court says; it was her fifth bout with cancer since 1999. NPR reports that in the days before her death, Ginsburg...

Cooler weather hangs around in Northeast

Northeast U.S. residents hoping for an early taste of fall will continue to get their wish through early this week. And some locations will continue to receive frosty conditions.