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Democrats must make the GOP pay for its Supreme Court seat, and McConnell can help, MSNBC
Democrats must make the GOP pay for its Supreme Court seat, and McConnell can help, MSNBC's Chris Hayes says

"The stakes are as high as possible" in President Trump's rush to install a Supreme Court justice, but "Republicans probably do have the votes to do this," Chris Hayes conceded on MSNBC Tuesday night. "There is no magic trick, right? No procedural thing you can do as Democrats to stop them. I mean, you can delay, you can make it difficult, and obviously they should do that," but "what is the plan? Because if they are willing to pay any price for this seat, because it is so valuable to them, then the only option left is to make the price as high as possible. And that means you focus on what Donald Trump's nominee on the court could mean."Democrats...

Children will likely have to wait until the next school year to get coronavirus vaccines
Children will likely have to wait until the next school year to get coronavirus vaccines

A number of COVID-19 vaccines are on their way - but only for adults.Several coronavirus vaccines are under development in the U.S., and many of them are undergoing human trials with the hopes of knowing their effectiveness by the end of 2020 or early next year. But those trials only involve adults, so they can't determine the effectiveness and safety of the vaccines when they're used on children. So while American adults are expected to have access to COVID-19 vaccines by next summer, children won't get theirs until the 2021 school year. The New York Times reports.As the Times describes, "many vaccines - including ones for measles, polio, and tetanus - were designed from the outset...

Fact check: Ruth Bader Ginsburg planned to stay on Supreme Court at least a few more years
Fact check: Ruth Bader Ginsburg planned to stay on Supreme Court at least a few more years

A viral meme suggesting that Ruth Bader Ginsburg said her Supreme Court seat should have been vacated in 2019 is false.

Poll: Biden leading Trump in crucial North Carolina; Democrats also leading in Senate, governor races
Poll: Biden leading Trump in crucial North Carolina; Democrats also leading in Senate, governor races

The state, with its 15 electoral votes, is important for both President Donald Trump and former vice president Joe Biden.

'The Day of Reckoning Is Upon Us': Graham Announces Comey Will Testify on Russia Probe While Mueller Refused

Former FBI director James Comey has agreed to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on September 30 regarding "Crossfire Hurricane," the counterintelligence investigation into whether President Trump's campaign colluded with Russia to influence the 2016 election, Senator Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) announced Wednesday. "The day of reckoning is upon us when it comes to Crossfire Hurricane," said Graham, the Republican chairman of the Senate panel, in an appearance on Fox News."I appreciate Mr. Comey coming before the committee and he will be respectfully treated but asked hard questions. We are negotiating with [former Deputy FBI Director Andrew] McCabe; we are hoping...

Video shows huge alligator swimming in Sally
Video shows huge alligator swimming in Sally's storm surge

Images of a massive gator, an eel and fire ants were seen in Hurricane Sally's wake.

Attorney General Bill Barr made a wild claim that coronavirus lockdowns were
Attorney General Bill Barr made a wild claim that coronavirus lockdowns were 'the greatest intrusion on civil liberties in American history' since slavery

Barr's comments were widely panned online, with one person saying he seemed to have forgotten the US internment of Japanese Americans in World War II.

Belarus protest leader Maria Kolesnikova charged with incitement to undermine national security
Belarus protest leader Maria Kolesnikova charged with incitement to undermine national security

Belarusian authorities have charged protest leader Maria Kolesnikova with incitement to undermine national security, which carries a maximum jail term of five years. Ms Kolesnikova was charged with calling for "actions aimed at undermining Belarusian national security," the country's top investigative body said in a statement. She could face up to five years in jail if convicted. Ms Kolesnikova, formerly a professional musician, emerged as one of the opposition leaders last month after Belarusians took to the streets across the country to protest Alexander Lukashenko's widely disputed landslide victory in the Aug 9 presidential election. Authorities crushed the demonstrations...