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Republicans pushing ahead to fill Ginsburg’s vacated seat
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is vowing to hold a vote on President Trump’s eventual Supreme Court nominee, despite blocking former President Obama’s pick during an election year. Democrats are pushing back, insisting the vote be held after the November election. Nancy Cordes has more.
It was an October day on Saturday, exactly one month early
Our highs and lows for Sept. 19 matched those for Oct. 19.
Remembering the legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday at the age of 87 after battling pancreatic cancer. Ginsburg was an icon in the fight for women’s rights even before she became a Supreme Court justice. Paula Reid has more on her groundbreaking career and legacy.
"CBS Weekend News" headlines for Saturday, September 19, 2020
Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Weekend News with Major Garrett."
Women vow to continue RBG's legacy
"It is our time to fight. This is our future and the future of the next generation," one woman said.
UFC on ESPN+ 36 results: Johnny Walker rallies, finishes Ryan Spann in short, wild fight
Needing a win, Johnny Walker delivered Saturday night in Las Vegas.        Related StoriesUFC on ESPN+ 36 results: Johnny Walker rallies, finishes Ryan Spann in short, wild fight - EnclosureUFC on ESPN+ 36 results: Mackenzie Dern sweeps, submits Randa MarkosUFC on ESPN+ 36 results: Mackenzie Dern sweeps, submits Randa Markos - Enclosure
Torch-inspired Tokyo skyscraper to become Japan's tallest building
The 390-meter-high (1,279 feet) skyscraper, inspired by a flaming torch, is set to become Japan's tallest tower when it opens in 2027.
Torch-inspired Tokyo skyscraper to become Japan's tallest building
Why the country needs a filled Supreme Court for the 2020 election: Goodwin
By telling Senate Republicans Saturday they have an obligation to fill “without delay” the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, President Trump sets in motion a process that could dominate the remaining weeks of the presidential election. The issue will further galvanize core supporters for both sides, but if...
Toobin: The Supreme Court is not paralyzed by a vacancy
A fierce political battle is underway over who will replace Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat and when a vote will take place. CNN's Jeffrey Toobin explains how the Supreme Court cases are decided when only eight justices are seated.
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UFC on ESPN+ 36 results: Mackenzie Dern sweeps, submits Randa Markos
Mackenzie Dern promised a slick submission win over Randa Markos at UFC on ESPN+ 36, and that's exactly what she delivered.        Related StoriesUFC on ESPN+ 36 results: Mackenzie Dern sweeps, submits Randa Markos - EnclosureUFC on ESPN+ 36 video: Damon Jackson upsets Mirsad Bektic on 3 days' noticeUFC on ESPN+ 36 video: Damon Jackson upsets Mirsad Bektic on 3 days' notice - Enclosure
Ex-NBA guard Ty Lawson banned from Chinese team for ‘inappropriate comments’
Former NBA player Ty Lawson has been banned from the Chinese Basketball Association after allegedly making derogatory and offensive Instagram posts regarding Chinese women, according to multiple reports. The Fujian Sturgeons — the Chinese team Lawson has played for since 2019 — said the 32-year-old Lawson will no longer be on the team, severing ties...
Ginsburg's Death A 'Pivot Point' For Abortion Rights, Advocates Say
The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sets up a brutal nomination fight, and abortion rights is likely to be a contentious issue.
'RBG' documentary filmmakers reflect on Ruth Bader Ginsburg's extraordinary life
Directors Julie Cohen and Betsy West spent years with the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to make their Oscar-nominated film 'RBG.'
How the Supreme Court operates with only 8 justices
A nomination battle is brewing in the wake of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death Friday. While it is unclear how long there will be a vacant seat, the Supreme Court will almost certainly begin its new term on Oct. 5th with eight members.
RCMP says letter containing ricin sent to White House
Initial information indicated the letters originated in Canada, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said.
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Dutch pursuit of torture case against Syria prompts terror accusation from Damascus
The Syrian government accused the Dutch government of supporting terrorism on Saturday in response to the Netherlands' invocation of an anti-torture convention against Damascus.
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Donald Trump Jokes: 'Sleepy Joe' Biden Will Get 'Big Fat Shot in the Ass' Before Debate
"Don't underestimate him, look, he's been doing this for 47 years," Trump said. "You never know. They give him a big fat shot in the ass and he comes out, and for two hours he's better than ever before."
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News Analysis: RBG's successor could push the Supreme Court to end abortion rights and Obamacare
Democrats could win the election and lose the Supreme Court for a generation
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Lakers might start Dwight Howard for Game 2 vs. Nuggets
Reserve center Dwight Howard had a critical impact in the Lakers' series-opening win over Denver. Coach Frank Vogel said the veteran might start Game 2.
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Christina Anstead splits from husband Ant Anstead after nearly 2 years of marriage
Christina Anstead and her husband Ant Anstead are calling it quits.
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California cool, Matthew Wolff takes detour to US Open lead
Matthew Wolff might be too young to realize he's supposed to hit fairways to have a chance to win the U.S. Open. Or maybe he's so good it doesn't matter.
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Gemini Man’ On Amazon Prime Video, Where Will Smith Plays A Sniper On The Run From His Younger Self
Ang Lee's ground-breaking sci-fi action thriller gifts the world with two Will Smiths.
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Falcons' Hayden Hurst helps get TV director's puppy life-saving operation
Atlanta Falcons tight end Hayden Hurst donated thousands of dollars to a TV director’s online fundraiser to help save the family’s puppy.
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Lawrence, No. 1 Clemson overwhelm The Citadel 49-0
 Trevor Lawrence threw for three touchdowns in just nine passing attempts, and No. 1 Clemson beat The Citadel 49-0 on Saturday.
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Canada unveils COVID-19 'gargle, spit' test, first of its kind
The test will first aim to help children return to school, but officials hope to roll the test out for wider public use.
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Longtime baseball pro scout Gary Hughes dies at 79
Gary Hughes, a beloved professional scout for numerous big league organizations during a 54-year career, has died in Northern California after a battle with cancer. He was 79.
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘The Invisible Man’ on HBO, in Which Elisabeth Moss Gets Crazy Intense in a Terrific Horror Reboot
She does what we should now refer to as 'Mossing.'
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Stanley Cup Final: Best photos from Lightning-Stars series
The Tampa Bay Lightning and Dallas Stars are playing for the NHL championship in the Edmonton, Alberta, bubble.        
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Donald Trump Gives 'Blessing' to TikTok Deal with Wal-Mart and Oracle
"I have given the deal my blessing," Trump told reporters as he left the White House for a rally in North Carolina. "If they get it done that's great. If they don't, that's ok too, but it's a great deal for America."
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Cuomo: Why are you surprised Graham would eat his words?
CNN's Chris Cuomo reacts to Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham's support of President Donald Trump filling the vacancy left by Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg after opposing former President Barack Obama's efforts to fill a Supreme Court vacancy in 2016.
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Senate Democrats are open to pushing for additional Supreme Court seats if they take majority
Senate Democrats are indicating that they may push legislation to expand the Supreme Court by adding additional seats to retaliate against Republicans if they succeed in confirming President Donald Trump's pick to fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat.
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Hubbard scores, No. 11 Oklahoma State survives Tulsa, 16-7
True freshman quarterback Shane Illingworth made Oklahoma State's usually high-powered offense look normal for just long enough to help the 11th-ranked Cowboys avoid a huge upset.
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'Blood amber:' A portal into dinosaur times but an ethical minefield for paleontologists
When it comes to dinosaurs, many of us think of towering skeletons dominating the atriums of the world's great natural history museums.
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Off-duty D.C. police officer shoots and wounds 17-year-old in Northeast D.C. following alleged carjacking attempt
Authorities said the unidentified officer has been on the force since 1998
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Bettman: Next NHL season could start in December or January
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman raised the possibility of next season beginning after the tentatively planned Dec. 1 start date, even while the plan remains for each team to play 82 games and the league hold a full playoffs.
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Fmr AG Holder: 'Additional Justices' Needed on Supreme Court if Trump Appointment Confirmed
Saturday, during an appearance on MSNBC's "PoliticsNation," former Attorney General Eric Holder told host Al Sharpton if Republicans succeeded in confirming a replacement for Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg appointed by President Donald Trump, a future Democrat Senate majority along with Joe Biden, if he is elected president, should consider "court reform."
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Raiders' Jon Gruden unconcerned about Allegiant Stadium's nickname despite 'Star Wars' history
Las Vegas Raiders coach Jon Gruden thumbed his nose at “Star Wars” history and backed the nickname for Allegiant Stadium ahead of the NFL’s first game in the city.
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Disjointed and overrun, Man Utd slumps to loss on EPL return
Manchester United began its Premier League campaign with a performance as disjointed as its offseason.
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Wolff, 21, overpowers rough, charges into U.S. Open lead
Matthew Wolff only found the fairway twice but leapfrogged every contender with a stellar 5-under 65. He'll take a two-shot lead into the final round.        
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Supporters Shout 'Fill That Seat' as Trump Remembers Ruth Bader Ginsburg
The president opened up his campaign rally paying tribute to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who died on Friday.
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Law Enforcement Intercepts Letter Containing Poison Ricin Addressed to Trump
Letters with the potentially lethal substance were also sent to local law enforcement agencies in Texas.
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US has reimposed UN sanctions on Iran, Pompeo says
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Saturday evening that the US has reimposed UN sanctions against Iran, a move expected to be effectively ignored by global allies and adversaries alike.
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'Fill That Seat' Chants Erupt At Trump Rally, A Day After Ginsburg's Death
"It will be a woman, a very talented, very brilliant woman," President Trump announced, of his forthcoming nominee.
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No. 25 Pitt overcomes mistakes, slips by Syracuse 21-10
Pittsburgh coach Pat Narduzzi watched the Panthers put together a nearly flawless practice last Tuesday, one so close to perfect that Narduzzi admitted he practically had to invent something to complain about.
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Fact check: Post declaring 4 GOP senators' views on filling Supreme Court opening is partly false
Sens. Mitt Romney and Chuck Grassley haven't publicly stated how they feel about a pre-January vote on a Ruth Bader Ginsburg replacement.       
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Levi Lewis, Elijah Mitchell help Louisiana avoid Georgia State upset
Louisiana running back Elijah Mitchell galloped for a 16-yard touchdown to push the Ragin Cajuns past Georgia State in overtime during their matchup on Saturday, 34-31.
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