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Ginsburg To Be Remembered With Statue In Her Native Brooklyn

NEW YORK (AP) — A statue of late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be built in her native Brooklyn, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday. Ginsburg died Fri...

How Ginsburg’s Death Could Reshape The Presidential Campaign

NEW YORK (AP) — A presidential campaign that was already tugging at the nation’s most searing divides has been jolted by the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, pot...

Official: Toilet Display Mocking Mail-in Voting Is A Crime

MASON, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan resident's apparent joke showing disdain for voting by mail is no laughing matter for one election official. The resident put a toilet on their la...

Trump Pledges Woman For Court, Pushes Senate To Move On Pick

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday promised to put forth a female nominee in the coming week to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Rut...

Ginsburg’s Impact On Women Spanned Age Groups, Backgrounds

NEW YORK (AP) — Sure, there were the RBG bobbleheads, the Halloween getups, the lace collars, the workout videos. The “I dissent” T-shirts, the refrigerator magnets, the onesies fo...

Woman Suspected Of Sending Envelope With Ricin Addressed To White House Arrested At New York-canada Border

WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman suspected of sending an envelope containing the poison ricin, which was addressed to White House, has been arrested at New York-Canada border, three law e...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, First Jewish Woman To Serve On Supreme Court, Dies At 87

WASHINGTON (JTA) – Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first Jewish woman to serve on the Supreme Court and a tireless advocate for gender equality, has died at 87. A fierce jurist known f...

Hong Kong Cosmetics Maker Features Blush Named For Anne Frank

HONG KONG (JTA) - A cosmetics maker in Hong Kong featured a product named for Anne Frank in its online catalog. The Dream Like Anne liquid blush was part of a line of products b...

Assange Lawyer Says Trump Offered Indirect Offer Of Pardon

LONDON (AP) — A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has told a London court that her client was indirectly offered a “win-win” deal by President Donald Trump that would see...

Adelsons Pledge Up To $50 Million In Final Trump Campaign Push, According To Report

WASHINGTON (JTA) - Sheldon Adelson and his wife Miriam, the pro-Israel philanthropists and major Republican givers, will spend up to $50 million in a final weeks campaign push for ...

Opinion: Put An End To Fake Anti-semitism Charges

WASHINGTON (JTA/JONATHAN S. TOBIN) - If it’s good enough for the Democrats, Republicans have decided they can play the same game. That’s the motivation behind the attempt to claim ...

Barr Under Fire Over Comparison Of Virus Lock-in To Slavery

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr drew sharp condemnation Thursday for comparing lockdown orders during the coronavirus pandemic to slavery. In remarks Wednesday n...

Us Banning Use Of Wechat, Tiktok For National Security

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Commerce Department will roll out a ban of transactions in the U.S. using TikTok and WeChat starting Sunday. The order Friday was put into place, according...

US Judge Blocks Postal Service Changes That Slowed Mail

SEATTLE (AP) — A U.S. judge on Thursday blocked controversial Postal Service changes that have slowed mail nationwide, calling them “a politically motivated attack on the efficienc...

Gulf Between Trump And Doctors On Mask Wearing Gets Wider

WASHINGTON (AP) — The gulf between President Donald Trump and public health officials over wearing face masks keeps widening, undercutting medical experts who say consistent face c...

Ex-Pence Adviser Says Trump Bungled Virus; She’s For Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former adviser to Vice President Mike Pence who also served on the White House coronavirus task force says President Donald Trump once suggested that COVID-19 m...

Colorado Officer Who Pointed Gun At Doctor Suspended 1 Week

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado police officer has been suspended for one week for a well-publicized incident in which the officer pulled a gun on a doctor who was trying to park a...

FBI Director Says Antifa Is An Ideology, Not An Organization

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director Chris Wray told lawmakers Thursday that antifa is an ideology, not an organization, testimony that puts him at odds with President Donald Trump, who ...

Report: Much Needs Doing To Shield Nursing Homes From Virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is claiming “resounding vindication” from an independent commission's report on the coronavirus crisis in nursing homes, but some panel m...

Miami Herald Apologizes For Running Anti-Semitic And Racist Ads For Months In Spanish-Language Publication

MIAMI (JTA) - The Miami Herald has apologized for running anti-Semitic and racist ads in its Spanish-language publication el Nuevo Herald for months. A column in a paid insert t...