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U.S. Jobless Claims Drop To 787,000, But Layoffs Remain High

U.S. Jobless Claims Drop To 787,000, But Layoffs Remain High

3 minutes ago   |   The Huffington Post   |   2 articles

The still-elevated number of jobless claims underscores that a full recovery from the pandemic recession remains far off.
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When the U.S. Election Looks This One-Sided, Contrarian Bets Pay

15 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

The polls are saying it and the market is pricing it: President Donald Trump is going to lose the U.S. election next month and his Republican Party may even fail to keep the...
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YouTube Is So Flooded With Political Ads It Can't Place Them All

32 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

Less than two weeks before the U.S. election, some political campaigns are dealing with an unexpected obstacle on YouTube, the internet's largest video site: there isn't enough...
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Postal inspectors probing mailbox incident involving member of Governor's Council

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

U.S. postal inspectors are investigating a summertime incident in which a member of the Governor's Council allegedly fiddled with a piece of mail in a neighbor's...
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Russia Gives NSA Whistle-Blower Snowden Permanent Residency

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who disclosed top-secret U.S. spying programs, has obtained permanent residency in Russia, his lawyer said.
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Biden Says He Would Form Commission to Study U.S. Court System

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg   |   3 articles

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden says he would set up a bipartisan commission to study reforms to the U.S. court system, spurred by his party's calls to expand the...
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The Latest: Biden won't rule out studying court packing

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Latest on the presidential campaign : 8:35 a.m. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden won't rule out studying the addition of members to the U.S. Supreme...
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Electrifying Homes And Cars Could Save The Climate - And $2,500 Per U.S. Household

Electrifying Homes And Cars Could Save The Climate - And $2,500 Per U.S. Household

3 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

New research shows that the U.S. can rapidly decarbonize with existing technology and no real lifestyle changes.
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US officials link Iran to emails meant to intimidate voters

4 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - U.S. officials have accused Iran of being behind a flurry of emails sent to Democratic voters in multiple battleground states that appeared to be aimed at...
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In this N.H. tax tussle, advantage Massachusetts 

4 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Call it “no taxation from a remote location.” That's the cry coming from New Hampshire over a Massachusetts policy that its governor apparently sees as reminiscent of an unfair...
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Senate Judiciary Committee approves Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination

Senate Judiciary Committee approves Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to advance Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination to the Senate floor. The vote went forward despite a Democratic boycott of the... Read more ...

After dodging questions about court packing, Biden floats commission to...

After dodging questions about court packing, Biden floats commission to study judicial reforms

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said that if elected he will convene a bipartisan commission of constitutional scholars to examine judicial reforms, asserting that... Read more ...

Face To Face: Trump And Biden To Meet For Final Debate

Face To Face: Trump And Biden To Meet For Final Debate

Some advisers are urging Trump to trade his aggressive demeanor from the first debate for a lower-key style but it's unclear whether the president will listen. Read more ...

Voter Websites In California And Florida Could Be Vulnerable To Hacks...

Voter Websites In California And Florida Could Be Vulnerable To Hacks, Report Finds

Cyber experts told the Department of Homeland Security in July that voter registration systems in California and Florida could be vulnerable to a hack, a closely-held report... Read more ...

There's A Lot At Stake For The Climate In The 2020 Election

There's A Lot At Stake For The Climate In The 2020 Election

Despite the cascade of other crises this year, climate change has emerged as a key election issue. The two presidential candidates' positions on it could not be more different... Read more ...

My Wild 2 Weeks Inside the Trump Campaign Bubble

My Wild 2 Weeks Inside the Trump Campaign Bubble

LAS VEGAS - Monday was a day of rage for Donald Trump. He woke up at his Las Vegas hotel, a gold brick of glass on the edge of the Strip next to an abandoned lot, and was... Read more ...

Supreme Court Blocks Curbside Voting In Alabama, An Option During Pandemic

Supreme Court Blocks Curbside Voting In Alabama, An Option During Pandemic

The high court issued its order Wednesday night, without explanation, over the dissent of the court's three liberal justices. The practice was intended to accommodate disabled... Read more ...

Supreme Court Says Alabama Can Ban Curbside Voting Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Supreme Court Says Alabama Can Ban Curbside Voting Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

“The severity of the COVID-19 pandemic should, by now, need no elaboration,” Justice Sonia Sotomayor wrote in a dissent. Read more ...

Mitt Romney Says He Didn't Vote For Donald Trump

Mitt Romney Says He Didn't Vote For Donald Trump

But the Utah senator wouldn't reveal who he did vote for. Read more ...

Senate Democrats to boycott Barrett's Judiciary Committee vote Thursday

Senate Democrats to boycott Barrett's Judiciary Committee vote Thursday

Senate Democrats plan to boycott Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett's Judiciary Committee vote Thursday in an act of protest, according to two Democratic aides. The Senate... Read more ...