Trump to make court pick by Saturday, before Ginsburg burial
President Donald Trump said Monday he expects to announce his pick for the Supreme Court by week's end, before Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is buried, launching a monumental Senate confirmation fight ahead of the November election.
High court front-runner hailed by right, feared by leftA front-runner to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a federal appellate judge who has established herself as a reliable conservative on hot-button legal issues from abortion to gun control.
Europe scrambles to contain rise in coronavirus casesPolitical pressure grew Monday for European governments to tackle the rising number of coronavirus case without resorting to a spring-style lockdown that would hit the continent's struggling economies.
UK raises virus alert level, warning of high transmissionBritish medical officers raised the nation's COVID-19 alert level on Monday, saying the virus is in general circulation and the transmission is high. The move comes as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to announce further restrictions Tuesday designed to slow the spread of the virus.
Chicago's Lawry's The Prime Rib to close after 46 years in businessLawry's The Prime Rib, a Chicago restaurant that has been serving steaks for nearly 50 years, will close at the end of the year.
At least 10 dead in residential building collapse in IndiaA residential building that was due for repairs has collapsed in central India, killing at least 10 people
Whale swims free of Australian river as 270 are strandedA humpback whale has found its way back to sea weeks after getting lost in a murky, crocodile-infested river in northern Australia, while an estimated 270 pilot whales have become stranded in the country's south
AP FACT CHECK: Trump's made-up car plants, court revisionismPresident Donald Trump and his GOP allies are playing loose with the facts when it comes to Supreme Court nominations
US execution planned of killer who said witchcraft drove himThe Trump administration this week is set to resume this year's wave of federal executions following a 17-year hiatus
Third parties could play a lesser role in 2020 campaignThird-party candidates could play a lesser role in 2020 than in years past
Tropical Storm Beta makes landfall on Texas coastTropical Storm Beta made landfall on the upper Texas coast on Monday night
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