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UK to impose tougher COVID-19 measures amid case…

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is planning to announce new restrictions on social interaction as the government tries to slow the spread of COVID-19 before it spirals out of control

Zombie tree stump kept alive by neighboring trees

Within a shrouded New Zealand forest, a tree stump keeps itself alive by holding onto the roots of its neighboring trees, exchanging water and resources through the grafted root system.

Cory Gardner Reveals His Vote on Trump SCOTUS Pick

Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado, one of the Republicans who had been seen as a possible flip in the party's push to get a new Supreme Court justice confirmed, won't flip. "When a president exercises constitutional authority to name a judge for the Supreme Court vacancy, the Senate must decide...

Pilgrims’ 400th marked by COVID, irony

Some historians believe an epidemic among native inhabitants paved the way for the Plymouth Colony. To some, it feels like a twist of fate that the pandemic has canceled many events to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrims’ landing. (Sept. 22)

How Remote Workers And The Pandemic Created…

As the novel coronavirus pandemic drags on, Americans are increasingly turning to the 'digital nomad' lifestyle. The idea of the digital nomad lifestyle is that working remotely allows professionals to travel the world while continuing to work the same job. In response, many camper van, RV, and travel trailer makers are adding 'home office' updates on existing builds or creating new floor plans. For instance, Airstream is updating existing floor plans to be more inclusive of the remote workers segment. We looked at floor plans and said, 'where could we carve out a dedicated work area so you don't have to clean up your workday in order to have a meal? Bob Wheeler President, CEO of Airstream

As rich nations struggle, Africa's virus response…

The coronavirus pandemic has fractured global relationships

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BTS Breaks Tiny Desk Viewership Record

BTS Breaks Tiny Desk Viewership Record . The seven-member boy band had their first Tiny Desk Concert and shattered expectations. In just about half an hour, the group broke Tiny Desk’s record for the most views in 24 hours. Although their performance was stripped down, it didn’t stop them from feeling the music. The group performed with a live band at the record store VINYL & PLASTIC By Hyundai Card in Seoul. . They performed their hit single, “Dynamite.”. The song landed BTS their first No. 1 on the ‘Billboard’ Hot 100. BTS also performed their throwback 2016 single, “Save ME.”

Kentucky Republican Rep Indicted For Assaulting…

Kentucky state representative Robert Goforth's political career is in shambles, and Democrats are urging his ouster. The Republican was indicted by a grand jury Friday on one count of first-degree strangulation and one count of assault in the fourth degree. Newser reports Goforth was arrested and released on bail in April after a woman told police he had hit her and strangled her with an ethernet cable. In 2019, Goforth helped pass a law to make it easier to prosecute strangulation as a felony. Goforth should have resigned back in April and his party should have taken action against him when he refused to do so. Marisa McNee Kentucky Democratic Party spokeswoman

NFL Linebacker Gives Young Fan His Glove—and…

NFL players often give gloves to fans after a game ends—but when Indianapolis Colts linebacker Darius Leonard did so after Sunday's game, he also accidentally gave away his wedding ring, the Spun reports. "My step-nephew got @dsleon45’s game gloves yesterday," Bleacher Report's Tyler Brooke tweeted . "Plot twist: Leonard’s wedding...

Teddy sends rough tides to Delaware

In Rohoboth, Delaware, the ocean was rough and choppy on Sept. 21, thanks to Hurricane Teddy looming offshore.

NYC, Seattle, Portland Designated as 'Anarchist…

NYC, Seattle, Portland , Designated as 'Anarchist Jurisdictions' , by DOJ. The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the designations on Monday. It is my hope that the cities identified by the Department of Justice today will reverse course and become serious about performing the basic function of government, William Barr, U.S. Attorney General, via NBC News. According to the DOJ, these cities "have permitted violence and destruction of property to persist and have refused to undertake reasonable measures to counteract criminal activities.". On Sep. 2, President Donald Trump issued guidelines that order a withholding of federal funding from cities that have been designated "anarchist jurisdictions." . We cannot allow federal tax dollars to be wasted when the safety of the citizenry hangs in the balance, William Barr, U.S. Attorney General, via NBC News. NYC stands to lose $7 billion in federal funding as a result of being designated an "anarchist jurisdiction.". NY Governor Andrew Cuomo stated that “if they actually do this, we will challenge it legally, and they will lose once again.". The president can’t supersede the law and say I’m going to make those funds basically discretionary funds, which is what he would have to do, Andrew Cuomo, Governor of NY, via NBC News

Does the coronavirus spread easily among children?

Does the coronavirus spread easily among children

Mourners reflect on RBG's legacy, open court seat

People are continuing to pay their respects outside the US Supreme Court as they reflect on the legacy of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and come to terms with the approaching power struggle to fill her vacant seat. (Sept. 22)

State of Emergency Declared for Louisville PD

In anticipation of a grand jury decision in the Breonna Taylor case, Louisville's police department has declared a state of emergency. That means officers will work 12-hour shifts and days off are canceled, NBC News reports. WAVE3 says Louisville appears to be "prepar[ing] for the worst," with concrete barriers being...

The Latest: British PM to announce new social…

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will announce new restrictions on social interaction Tuesday as the government tries to slow the spread of the coronavirus before it spirals out of control

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Professor Who Built Startups at School Can Sue…

A decade ago, the Georgia Institute of Technology fired a professor, saying that, by launching secret startups tied to his university work, he'd crossed the line between academic research and the tech industry. Joy Laskar was indicted on charges of misusing $1 million in university money but never tried in...

Today in History for September 22nd

Highlights of this day in history: Nathan Hale hanged in the American Revolution; Iraq invades Iran; President Gerald Ford faces a second assassination attempt in weeks; 'Fiddler on the Roof' hits Broadway; Songwriter Irving Berlin dies. (Sept. 22)

NY To Honor RBG With Statue

On Saturday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo his state will honor "the life and legacy of" late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ginsburg will get a statue in her native Brooklyn. Ginsburg died Friday at age 87 due to complications with metastatic pancreatic cancer. Ginsburg served 27 years on the Supreme Court. She was born in Flatbush, Brooklyn in 1933. "This statue will serve as a physical reminder of Justice Ginsburg's monumental contributions to the America we know today and as an inspiration for all," Cuomo wrote in a tweet on Saturday.

LEADING OFF: Rays, Indians try to clinch; Cole…

Tampa Bay can clinch its first AL East crown since 2010 on Tuesday night with a win at the New York Mets or a Yankees loss to Toronto

Kanye West Wants to Help Taylor Swift Buy Her…

Kanye West Wants to Help Taylor Swift Buy Her Masters Back. Swift has been embroiled in a very public feud with her former record label boss, Scott Borchetta. Borchetta sold Big Machine records to Scooter Braun. As a result, Braun acquired Swift's catalog of master recordings along with the rights. West wants to help Swift get them back. The two famously fell out in 2009 when West interrupted Swift's acceptance speech at the MTV Video Music Awards. They later reconciled their differences, but things turned sour again. They have been involved in a longtime feud ever since. Basically, I got really sick of the dynamic between he and I. , Taylor Swift, previous statement. And that wasn't just based on what happened on that phone call and with that song - it was kind of a chain reaction of things, Taylor Swift, previous statement

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Questions in Ronald Greene's Death Bring FBI Into…

The FBI has launched a civil rights investigation after Ronald Greene's family raised doubts about the official account of his death last year. Louisiana authorities had told the family that Greene failed to stop after a traffic violation and died of injuries caused by a crash after a high-speed chase....

Storm surge from Beta hammers Texas coast

Storm surge from Beta has caused flooding and damage in Surfside Beach, Texas, as it approaches the coast.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court Justice, Dead…

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, , Supreme Court Justice, , Dead at 87. The Supreme Court announced on Friday that Justice Ginsburg died of “complications of metastatic pancreas cancer.". Our nation has lost a jurist of historic stature. We at the Supreme Court have lost a cherished colleague, Chief Justice John Roberts, via 'The New York Times. Appointed by President Bill Clinton in 1993, Ginsburg was considered the leader of the liberal wing of the Supreme Court in recent years. A champion of liberal causes including women's rights, she was affectionately known as Notorious R.B.G. Today we mourn, but with confidence that future generations will remember Ruth Bader Ginsburg as we knew her — a tireless and resolute champion of justice, Chief Justice John Roberts, via 'The New York Times. Her death means that President Donald Trump will likely name a conservative replacement, despite the presidential election being less than two months away. . Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has indicated he is eager to fill any Supreme Court vacancy during this final year of Trump's term. According to reports, Ginsburg dictated a statement to her granddaughter just days before her death. My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new President is installed, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, via @davisusan Twitter

Asian shares track Wall Street retreat; big banks…

Shares are lower in Asia, tracking a retreat on Wall Street, and stocks of big banks fell after a report alleged several are profiting from illicit dealings with criminal networks

Documentary examines how White House photographer…

A new documentary called "The Way I See It" follows Pete Souza, the former official White House photographer for Presidents Reagan and Obama. (Sept. 21)