President Trump said he is considering five women for the Supreme Court opening and will announce his nomination on Friday or Saturday. Judge Amy Coney Barrett and Judge Barbara Lagoa are considered the top contenders.
Joe Biden spoke for almost 30 minutes at a campaign stop in Wisconsin on Monday, but he never mentioned the Supreme Court vacancy or the political upheaval that has followed the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention removed language Monday from its website that said the novel coronavirus spreads via airborne transmission, the latest example of the agency backtracking from its own guidance.
President Trump said Oracle must have “total control” of a new entity, TikTok Global. ByteDance, TikTok‘s Chinese parent company, said it would keep majority control. The deal is far from a sure thing.
Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, said the United States is ready to “stand alone” against Iran as most countries in the U.N. rejected the idea that the U.S. has a legal right to reimpose international sanctions.
The 2020 Census has been challenging to conduct amid coronavirus-related delays and legal and legislative battles. But as the count enters its final weeks of a truncated schedule, it has been dealt an unforeseen and potentially critical blow.
Storm-surge flooding is even raising coastal water levels in southeastern Louisiana, in part because of the broad wind field, with tropical storm-force winds extending 175 miles from the storm’s center.
D.C. launched a $4 million program to encourage businesses to stay open outdoors. The move comes ahead of cooler weather that threatens to send residents, wary of the health risks of socializing indoors, back to their homes.