Joe Biden makes plea to GOP Senators to ‘take a step back from the brink’ and hold off on Amy Coney Barrett vote

Summary List Placement Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Sunday asked for the Senate to hold off on voting for President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett, and wait for the results of the November general election. Biden, speaking from the Queen Theater in Wilmington, Delaware, appealed to Republican Senators in asking that […]

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Koch-backed advocacy group launched a ‘full-scale’ campaign to push Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation

Summary List Placement Americans for Prosperity (AFP), a political advocacy group backed by billionaire Charles Koch, is campaigning to support President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court, the group said in a press release Saturday. “[AFP] today commended President Trump for nominating Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court,” the group […]

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Rhode Island: Images of the Ocean State

Diane39 / iStockphoto / Getty Rhode Island is the smallest state in the U.S., but with a population of just over 1 million people, it is also the the second-most densely populated state. From Woonsocket and Pawtucket, through Providence, Bristol, and Newport, here are a few glimpses of the landscape of Rhode Island and some […]

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Post 9/11 proved even the most wary of Americans would travel again. Here’s why Booking Holdings’ CEO believes the same will happen after COVID-19

Summary List Placement The travel industry has been battered by the coronavirus pandemic. Even as stay-at-home orders are lifted, travel activity remains at depressed levels with people continuing to worry about safety and opting to stay put. In August, Booking Holdings — which owns Kayak, Booking.com, Priceline, Rentalcars.com, OpenTable, and Agoda — reported that gross […]

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NASA astronaut Kate Rubins says voting is ‘critical’ to democracy so she plans to cast an absentee ballot from space

Summary List Placement NASA astronaut Kate Rubins plans to vote from space during the upcoming general election. Rubins told The Associated Press on Friday that astronauts cast votes from the orbit because they “feel that it’s very important.” “It’s critical to participate in our democracy,” she said. “We consider it an honor to be able […]

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