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Trump is using the coronavirus as an excuse to go full kleptocrat, and the GOP is going right along with him

Trump is using the coronavirus as an excuse to go full kleptocrat, and the GOP is going right along with him

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Trump and his associates are using the confusion and desperation of the coronavirus to enrich themselves like kleptocrats, and the GOP is going right...
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E.P.A. to Promote Lead Testing Rule As Trump Tries to Burnish His Record

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

The E.P.A. will tout a new rule on testing lead in drinking water as President Trump's latest environmental achievement, but water experts see only modest improvements at best.
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Schenectady poised to open empowerment center to aid small businesses

14 hours ago   |   Times Union

The city is looking at opening a center to help small businesses crippled financially by the coronavirus epidemic. Affirmative Action officer Ron Gardner told City Council...
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How Wildfire Became an Enemy Instead of an Ally

15 hours ago   |   NY Times

Starting with the Big Blowup of 1910, the U.S. Forest Service's strategy mostly has been to put out fires as fast as possible. With climate change and shifting populations...
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Prince William, wife Kate join Attenborough after film screening

15 hours ago   |   National Post

LONDON - Britain's royal family have released pictures of Prince William, wife Kate and their three children joining the naturalist David Attenborough in the gardens of...
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Australia begins disposal of about 350 dead whales as rescue efforts end

1 day ago   |   National Post

SYDNEY - Australian wildlife officials began disposing of hundreds of dead pilot whales on Saturday after concluding there was no longer any hope of rescuing any more.
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Barrett Stirs Sharp Reaction Ahead of Trump Court Announcement

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg   |   2 articles

Judge Amy Coney Barrett drew swift reaction ahead of her almost certain selection by President Donald Trump to fill a Supreme Court vacancy, with conservatives acclaiming a...
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AP PHOTOS: Former shipping container maker uses them to farm

1 day ago   |   ABC News

After a career making shipping containers that transport freight around the world, Arthur Lee has stayed with them in retirement, using them to raise crops and fish. Operating...
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How the new Supreme Court could stymie a Biden presidency

How the new Supreme Court could stymie a Biden presidency

1 day ago   |   Politico

President Donald Trump's newest Supreme Court pick will offer conservatives an opportunity to start achieving a long-sought goal: chipping away at the vast administrative state...
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Andrea Campbell touts $50K haul on first day of Boston mayoral campaign

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

Andrea Campbell raked in $50,000 in donations in her first day as a Boston mayoral candidate, her campaign said Friday. The 38-year-old city councilor jumped into the race...
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Cincinnati police locate mother of toddler found alone in Walnut Hills

Cincinnati police locate mother of toddler found alone in Walnut Hills

Cincinnati police have located the mother of the toddler found alone. Read more ...

Russian Grand Prix: Flying Finn Bottas wins in Sochi as penalty costs...

Russian Grand Prix: Flying Finn Bottas wins in Sochi as penalty costs Hamilton dear in bid to equal Schumacher record

A penalty for an infringement before the race had even started cost world champion Lewis Hamilton the chance to equal Michael Schumacher's all-time record for F1 victories as... Read more ...

Falcons top pick Terrell placed on COVID-19 reserve list

Falcons top pick Terrell placed on COVID-19 reserve list

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Atlanta Falcons placed first-round pick A.J. Terrell on the COVID-19 reserve list on Saturday, dealing another blow to the winless team's secondary... Read more ...

The Latest: 11th-seeded Goffin knocked out by Sinner

The Latest: 11th-seeded Goffin knocked out by Sinner

PARIS - The Latest on the opening day at the French Open: Read more ...

LIVE: President Trump reveals his Supreme Court nominee

LIVE: President Trump reveals his Supreme Court nominee

President Donald Trump is announcing his pick to fill the seat previously held by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Read more ...

NASA astronaut plans to cast her ballot from space station

NASA astronaut plans to cast her ballot from space station

“We consider it an honor to be able to vote from space,” NASA astronaut Kate Rubins said. Read more ...

What Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court Nomination Means For The 2020 Election

What Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court Nomination Means For The 2020 Election

The focus on the court could help energize conservatives in key states. Progressives are fired up, too - immediately after Saturday's announcement, Democrats tied Barrett to a... Read more ...

'It don't mean sh*t': LeBron James helps Lakers to NBA Finals. but remains...

'It don't mean sh*t': LeBron James helps Lakers to NBA Finals. but remains unimpressed until they actually win it

LeBron James says reaching the tenth NBA Finals of his career “don't mean shi*t” unless he can lead the Los Angeles Lakers to the title. James carried his team's load on... Read more ...

Local politicians react to President Trump's Supreme Court nomination

Local politicians react to President Trump's Supreme Court nomination

President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary that will resonate for a... Read more ...

Brace for a bitter debate on America's religious freedom in Senate: Goodwin

Brace for a bitter debate on America's religious freedom in Senate: Goodwin

If Amy Coney Barrett is confirmed for the Supreme Court, the credit will go to President Trump for nominating her and the GOP Senate for producing the votes. But Barrett will... Read more ...