Magnitude 4.5 Earthquake Strikes Southern California as Officials Warn of Possible Aftershocks
Though there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, officials warned residents to be prepared for aftershocks
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Ginsburg confidante recalls how Supreme Court justice handled her fame
George Washington University law professor Jeffrey Rosen, author of "Conversations with RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Life, Love, Liberty, and Law," joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday."
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How it all went wrong (again) in Europe as second wave grips continent
After successfully tamping down the first surge of infection and death, Europe is now in the middle of a second coronavirus wave as it moves into winter -- raising questions over what went so wrong.
‘GoodFellas’ turns 30: Ray Liotta and more stars remember the classic
30 years after “GoodFellas” opened on Sept. 19, 1990, it remains an unforgettable experience for Ray Liotta.
Senate showdown: Lawmakers in spotlight on SCOTUS nominee after RBG's death
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's plan to vote on a Supreme Court nominee puts swing-state senators in the hot seat ahead of November's election and could galvanize more voters to the polls with control of the Senate up for grabs.
Replacing RBG could reshape court for a generation
What might the addition of another conservative SCOTUS justice mean for liberal issues like same-sex marriage, affirmative action, and abortion?
Theo Epstein would be perfect for Steve Cohen’s Mets: Sherman
Two “ifs” first: “If” Steve Cohen gains control of the Mets by receiving the necessary 23 ownership votes and “if” he decides to remove Brodie Van Wagenen as head of baseball operations, then his priority should be securing Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein. Talent to do a job must come first, and Epstein...
Fedor Emelianenko, Kimbo Slice, more: Bellator's best finishes by legends
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Trump urges Republicans to fill Ginsburg vacancy 'without delay'
President Trump on Saturday made a pitch to Republicans to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court left by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, saying they have an “obligation, without delay!”
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry may earn less for speaking gigs due to strict demands
"The contract paperwork appears to read that the speakers have full control of the client's event. It certainly raises eyebrows..."
COVID-19 at Las Vegas resorts: Where have possible exposures happened? Nevada released a list.
The Cosmopolitan had more than 300 possible exposures, according to an analysis conducted the first week of August.
Mass Shooting in Rochester Kills 2 and Injures 14
The city's mayor urged people to remain calm following the deadly incident early Saturday morning
Obama pays tribute to Ginsburg and says her seat should not be filled until after next president sworn in
Former President Barack Obama on Friday paid tribute to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, calling on Senate Republicans to follow the precedent set when they refused to consider his Supreme Court nominee in 2016 and not consider a replacement for the high court until after the next president is sworn in.
Jeffrey Rosen on the public and private RBG
Author of 'Conversations with RBG' tells tales from his decades-long friendship with the Justice, and how she was a fierce copy editor of his wedding vows.
China issues new regulations on foreign companies amid TikTok row
On Saturday the country's Ministry of Commerce announced regulations for its "unreliable entity” list which target foreign companies which they say compromise their national security.
Obama calls for Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s successor to be appointed by the election winner
President Barack Obama hugs Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg upon arriving in the House Chamber of the Capitol to deliver his State of the Union address. | Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call “As a relentless litigator and an incisive jurist, Justice Ginsburg helped us see that discrimination on the basis of sex isn’t about an abstract ideal of equality.” Former President Barack Obama called Ruth Bader Ginsburg a “a relentless litigator and an incisive jurist” in a statement Friday night, shortly after the 87-year-old Supreme Court justice’s death due to complications with cancer. Obama’s statement was brief, praising Ginsburg for inspiring the generations that followed her, “from the tiniest trick-or-treaters to law students burning the midnight oil to the most powerful leaders in the land.” He noted that both he and his wife, Michelle Obama, admired her and the work of her long career. While Ginsburg’s legal legacy runs deep, Obama highlighted in particular the groundbreaking work she put into establishing gender equality under the law. “Justice Ginsburg helped us see that discrimination on the basis of sex isn’t about an abstract ideal of equality; that it doesn’t only harm women; that it has real consequences for all of us. It’s about who we are — and who we can be,” Obama wrote. Obama’s words were joined by the voices of thousands praising Ginsburg’s life and legacy. Several hundred people gathered late Friday night on the steps of the Supreme Court to praise the justice known for her sometimes fiery and defiant dissents. President Donald Trump honored the late justice’s memory Friday night as well, after apparently first learning of Ginsburg’s death from reporters Friday evening following a rally in Minnesota, a moment which was caught on camera. “She was an amazing woman,” the president said after an initial look of surprise. President @realDonaldTrump on the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: "She led an amazing life...She was an amazing woman, whether you agreed or not...I am sad to hear that."#RIPRBG— Team Trump (Text VOTE to 88022) (@TeamTrump) September 19, 2020 The president later released a statement praising Ginsburg, saying: “Justice Ginsburg demonstrated that one can disagree without being disagreeable towards one’s colleagues or different points of view.” Statement from the President on the Passing of Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 19, 2020 Trump’s salute could be seen as ironic given what appears to be an upcoming Senate battle over replacing Ginsburg on the court. Within hours of her death, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell promised that whoever Trump nominates to replace Ginsburg will see a floor vote in the Senate, regardless of Republicans arguing during Obama’s final year in office that incoming presidents ought to be allowed to nominate justices. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has also called for Republicans to follow this precedent that they created. Obama’s own election year nominee, Merrick Garland, was infamously held up by McConnell. Ginsburg’s final statement was on the topic of her legacy. Shortly before her death, she reportedly told her granddaughter Clara Spera, “My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed.” And Obama argued that this wish be honored. “A basic principle of the law — and of everyday fairness — is that we apply rules with consistency, and not based on what’s convenient or advantageous in the moment,” Obama wrote. “The rule of law, the legitimacy of our courts, the fundamental workings of our democracy all depend on that basic principle.” Trump did not mention a replacement for Ginsburg in any of his statements, but did retweet a statement from Sen. John Thune (R-SD) that said, “As Leader McConnell has said, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee will receive a vote on the floor of the U.S. Senate.” Debate about the vote is intensifying, with congressional Democrats echoing Obama and Biden’s calls, and many Republicans arguing that Trump cannot allow an opportunity for a majority conservative court to pass by. The stakes are high, and Obama argued that is exactly why the winner of the next election must be allowed to choose the next Supreme Court justice: “The questions before the Court now and in the coming years — with decisions that will determine whether or not our economy is fair, our society is just, women are treated equally, our planet survives, and our democracy endures — are too consequential to future generations for courts to be filled through anything less than an unimpeachable process.” Help keep Vox free for all Millions turn to Vox each month to understand what’s happening in the news, from the coronavirus crisis to a racial reckoning to what is, quite possibly, the most consequential presidential election of our lifetimes. Our mission has never been more vital than it is in this moment: to empower you through understanding. But our distinctive brand of explanatory journalism takes resources. 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Ruth Bader Ginsburg mourned by top US military officer: 'A great loss for the country'
Gen. Mark Milley, a Trump pick, mourned the loss of the iconic Supreme Court justice.
Mourners leave tributes to Ginsburg at high court
Mourners have dropped off bouquets and gathered outside the Supreme Court early Saturday in quiet tribute to the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. (Sept. 19)
Ramming through Ginsburg’s replacement would be a disaster for the country
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has already vowed to hold a floor vote on President Trump's nominee to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The country needs four patriotic Republican senators to block him.
Trump demands UN reimpose Iran sanctions
Reimpose Iran sanctions … or else. Washington and the United Nations are in a showdown after the Trump administration demanded all member countries restore nuclear-related restrictions on Iran by Saturday and the conventional arms embargo on the rogue regime stay in place, Reuters reported. Three of America’s strongest allies — Britain, France and Germany —...
US colleges are getting outsmarted by a whole new method of teaching
A fifth of college students are opting out of the fall semester, and that’s understandable. A $50,000 bill for Zoom university? No thanks. Even putting the coronavirus pandemic aside, our higher-education system was broken a long time ago. Most universities have been following a lecture-based model since the 14th century — an era with no...
How the Lakers dominated Game 1: Five takeaways from the win
Five takeaways from the Lakers' Game 1 victory over the Denver Nuggets include return of Rajon 'playoff' Rondo and defense. Plenty of defense.
L.A. Affairs: She cares for COVID-19 patients. I'm at high risk. Can this work?
As the pandemic ramped up, we saw a small window of opportunity: We decided to take a road trip into the great wide open to Yellowstone National Park. And we talked about how this relationship could be different than all the rest.
Indian curries offer so much flavor and variety. These 6 recipes will expand your repertoire.
They're a lot more wide-ranging than you might think.
Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman Ride Into the Future on Electric Harleys in 'Long Way Up'
Newsweek talks to Ewan McGregor and best friend Charley Boorman about their new epic motorcycle series 'Long Way Up' which reunites them on a 13,000-mile journey from the tip of South America to L.A. But this time they have to plug in as they go—they're riding electric Harley-Davidsons.
College Football Schedule: How to Watch Clemson vs. the Citadel on TV and Online
The No. 1 team in the AP Top 25 Rankings makes its home debut on Saturday in its only non-conference game of the season.
Who Trump might pick for the Supreme Court
A look at Supreme Court nominee possibilities, starting with parlor game favorite Amy Coney Barrett.
Ginsburg confidante shares memories after Supreme Court justice's death
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has passed away at the age of 87. George Washington University law professor Jeffrey Rosen first met Ginsburg in an elevator in 1991, when he was a young law clerk for the U.S. Court of Appeals. The brief encounter led to a 30-year friendship and his book, “Conversations with RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Life, Love, Liberty and Law.” He joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss the icon’s legacy.
Voters in 3 Battleground States Prefer Biden Over Trump to Pick Next Supreme Court Justice, Recent Poll Shows
In a survey released hours before the news of Ginsburg's death, voters in Maine, North Carolina and Arizona said they preferred Biden to select the next Supreme Court justice by 12 percentage points.
Millennial and Gen Z Holocaust survey spells doom for our democracy
A poll that shows people under 40 blame Jews for the Holocaust spells doom for our democracy.
Human remains found buried at Queens construction site: cops
Human remains were discovered at a construction site in Queens during an excavation project, police said. Workers dug up the bones, which were wrapped in a blanket, around 4 p.m. Friday at a Cypress Avenue construction site in Glendale surrounded by hundreds of thousands of legitimate graves. The site, between Clover Place and Main Road,...
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Queens woman charged with murdering daughter’s boyfriend
A Queens woman was arrested and charged with murder in the July shooting death of her daughter’s boyfriend, police said. Suzette Olin, 55, was nabbed Friday by the US Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force in Woodhaven, police said. Olin shot Shaka Ifill, 40, in the back on July 26 at the 91st Avenue home Ifill...
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Donations to Democratic Groups Soar After Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Death
Shortly after the justice's death, ActBlue started receiving more than $100,000 in donations per minute.
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Why Trump’s negative press spurs millions to like him even more
With Election Day in sight, the mainstream media is reaching a fever pitch in its quest to malign, discredit and defeat Donald Trump. The media’s disinformation campaign against Trump, however, may not be achieving the desired results. Joe Biden maintains a lead in public polls, but according to the Real Clear Politics polling averages, the...
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NYC restaurants can soon add a Covid-19 surcharge to customers' bills
New York City diners may soon see a Covid-19 surcharge on their bills as the restaurant industry continues to hobble due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Alexei Navalny posts photo of himself walking as he recovers from poisoning
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is recovering in a German hospital, posting a photo to Instagram showing him walking down the stairs. “Let me tell how my recovery is going. It is already a clear path although a long one,” he told fans. Navalny, a fierce critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, collapsed on a...
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Chef Justin Anthony brings a taste of South Africa to Atlanta
Atlanta restauranteur Justin Anthony was not a trained chef, but always thought the food from his native South Africa might be a hit in the U.S. He was proven right, expanding to four eateries in the city before the pandemic hit and turned his attention to something else -- feeding his community and the health care workers on the front lines. Just before the pandemic, Dana Jacobson sat down with Anthony to enjoy a culinary tour of his homeland.
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"Goodfellas": New book goes inside the dramatic production of Martin Scorsese's epic
Thirty years ago, the critically acclaimed Martin Scorsese epic "Goodfellas" was released, starring Robert DeNiro, Joe Pesci and Ray Liotta. This week, a new book titled "Made Men" is out detailing the film's dramatic making, and why it remains so relevant today. Jeff Glor speaks to author Glenn Kenny.
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Politicians, celebrities pay tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg: 'Will always be a titan'
Tributes to Ruth Bader Ginsburg swiftly followed news of her passing on Friday night.
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Apple had its big week. Now it's Amazon's turn
Amazon holds a virtual event for the press on Thursday, but won't live stream it is for the public. Google's livestream event is 9/30.       
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Cardi B says divorce from Offset isn’t about his cheating
"Nothing crazy out of this world happened, sometimes people really do grow apart."
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Where was ‘My Octopus Teacher’ on Netflix Filmed?
My Octopus Teacher has a heartwarming story, but it's also got some breathtaking scenery.
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Column: Lakers get Game 1 boost from Rajon Rondo's playoff swagger
Veteran guard Rajon Rondo brought a dose of smarts, a splash of finesse and a dash of swagger to the Lakers on Friday in a series-opening win over the Nuggets.
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The best new books to read: 6 top new releases, updated weekly
Divided We Fall David French (nonfiction, St. Martin’s Press) The country is divided, and the polarity will only continue if left unchecked, says French, who presents a vision for how the country can come together again and embrace national unity. These Violent Delights Micah Nemerever (fiction, Harper) Two college students meet on a college campus...
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Iran Threatens Trump with 'Revenge' For U.S. Drone Killing of Top General
The head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps said "everybody who had a role" in killing Qasem Soleimani will be targeted.
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Bill de Blasio ‘very confident’ in revised NYC school reopening timeline
New York City's Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday that he is confident the city will be able to meet a revised timeline to reopen public schools for in-person instruction within the next two weeks.
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Meet the only senator with a full-time job outside politics — as a farmer
Jon Tester is the only senator who manages a full-time job outside of the Senate. A third-generation farmer on his family farm outside of Big Sandy, Mont., Tester grew up on the farm and is acutely aware of its rhythms, its demands, even its dangers (he lost the middle three fingers on his left hand...
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Coronavirus updates: Almost 200,000 people have died in the US; Trump's vaccine timeline at odds with CDC; European cases on the rise
U.S. has almost confirmed 200,000 deaths from COVID-19 as several states hit peaks in cases. Latest coronavirus news.       
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