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09/26/2020

Franklin Graham Hosts Prayer March In Nation's Capital

Reverend Franklin Graham is hosting the Prayer March 2020 in Washington, D.C. this weekend. The event begins today at noon at the Lincoln Memorial. Participants will march toward the U.S. Capitol. There will be seven dedicated stops along the route where marchers will pause to pray.

Besides Graham, other prayer leaders include adviser to President Trump Bishop Harry Jackson, and Alveda King, a niece of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Graham says prayers will be offered for our deeply divided country, the government and its leaders, as well as for compassion, kindness and a return to unity.

09/23/2020

Trump Comments On 200K Coronavirus Deaths In U.S.

President Trump is placing the blame on China for the U.S. hitting 200-thousand coronavirus deaths. Trump called the milestone "a shame" yesterday but added the number could be over two-million if the response wasn't done "properly." U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams spoke about the grim milestone and how to prevent more deaths in the future during an interview on Good Morning America today. The U.S. leads the world in both total cases and number of deaths from the disease.

09/22/2020

Beta Makes Landfall As A Tropical Storm

Tropical Storm Beta is moving inland after making landfall in Texas. The National Hurricane Center says the storm crossed over the Texas coast near the southern end of the Matagorda Peninsula. That's about 90 miles southwest of Houston. Beta has been lashing the Texas coast with heavy rains. As many as ten inches of rain could fall in some parts of the state. Beta is expected to move across the Texas coast, eventually moving inland across Louisiana where tropical storm warnings are in effect.

09/22/2020

Ginsburg To Be First Woman To Lie In State At Capitol

The late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be the first woman to lie in state at the U.S. Capitol on Friday. Civil rights icon Rosa Parks laid "in honor" at the Capitol after her death in 2005 because she was a private citizen. Justice Ginsburg died this past Friday after a long fight against cancer. She joined the Supreme Court in 1993 and became only the second woman to serve on the high court.

09/21/2020

Trump Pushing To Fill Supreme Court Vacancy

President Trump is making it clear he wants to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by Friday's passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. He called in to Fox and Friends this morning to say he's eyeing the end of the week to name his pick. Ginsburg died on Friday night at her home in D.C. after battling pancreatic cancer. Before her passing, she made clear her desire that she not be replaced until after Americans have a chance to vote in November. Ginsburg was 87-years old.

09/20/2020

Trump Pays Tribute To Ruth Bader Ginsburg At North Carolina Rally

Trump supporters were chanting "fill that seat" at a rally yesterday after the President vowed to choose a replacement for the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. At last night's campaign rally in North Carolina, Trump called Ginsburg a legal giant, and said all Americans can recognize her value even if they might have disagreed with her views. He then quoted the Constitution in saying it was the President's responsibility to replace any vacancies on the Supreme Court. President Obama attempted to fill a seat on the Supreme Court in 2016, but Senate Republicans refused to fill it until a new President was sworn in.

Meanwhile Senate Democrats are considering their options after the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ginsburg died Friday, leaving a seat open on the high court. Republicans have a majority in the Senate, and are expected to replace the liberal icon with a more conservative judge. On Saturday, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer reportedly told Senate Democrats that if Republicans move forward with the nomination, then "nothing is off the table." Four Republicans would need to vote against the nomination for Democrats to block it.

09/19/2020

Prominent Political Figures React To News Of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Death

Prominent political figures are reacting to the news of the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who died Friday at age 87 after a long battle with cancer.

The man who appointed Ginsburg to the Supreme Court, former President Bill Clinton says her 27 years on the high court exceeded his "highest expectations." He argued her landmark opinions on advancing gender equality, the rights of people with disabilities and more moved the nation closer to "a more perfect union." Clinton appointed Ginsburg to the court back in 1993.

Hillary Clinton is praising the life of Ginsburg. Clinton said the Supreme Court justice "paved the way for so many women," including herself. She argued there would never be anybody else like her.

Former President Obama said the justice was a "warrior for gender equality" for the nearly three decades she spent on the Supreme Court. He added she "inspired the generations who followed her."

President Trump says America is mourning "the loss of a titan of the law." Trump argued her opinions inspired Americans and "generations of great legal minds." He called her a "fighter to the end."

Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts said the "nation has lost a jurist of historic stature."

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo tweeted that Ginsburg left "an indelible mark on America." He said she broke barriers during her extraordinary career

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says Ginsburg's seat should not be filled until there's a new president. He wants voters to have a say in their new Supreme Court justice. He tweeted Ginsburg was a giant in American history and would want everyone to fight hard to preserve her legacy.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi calls Ginsburg's death an "incalculable loss for our democracy." The California Democrat said every American family has benefited from Ginsburg's "brilliant legacy and courage."

Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell says the nation grieves alongside Ginsburg's family, friends and colleagues.

Former Vice President and current Democratic Party candidate for President, Joe Biden is calling Ginsburg an American hero. He says she was a relentless voice in the pursuit of equal justice under law.

Thee court's eldest justice had suffered a series of health setbacks in her later years, including multiple bouts with cancer. She was born in Brooklyn in 1933 and attended Harvard Law School and Columbia Law School.

She was instrumental in beginning the Women's Rights Project of the American Civil Liberties Union in 1971. She served as General Counsel for the organization from 1973 to 1980 and later on its National Board of Directors.

Ginsburg was appointed in 1980 as a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. She was nominated as an Associate Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court by President Clinton and took her seat on the bench August 10th, 1993. She was the second woman to serve on the nation's highest court.

09/16/2020

Trump Hosts Signing Ceremony On Middle East Accords

President Trump is predicting great things ahead in the Middle East. He presided over the signing of two historic peace deals with Israel. Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates both agreed to normalize ties with the Israel. Leaders of the three countries signed the Abraham Accords in the company of President Trump at the White House this Tuesday. It means Muslims will be allowed to visit Islamic holy sites in Israel. The White House helped broker the normalization accords. Trump said many other Arab nations are "ready to follow." The U.S. President says he believes the Palestinians will eventually follow.

09/16/2020

Hurricane Sally Called Life-Threatening Situation

Hurricane Sally is making landfall on the Gulf Coast. The National Hurricane Center says the Category 2 storm packing 105-mile-an-hour winds came on shore at Gulf Shores, Alabama, near Mobile. The National Weather Service has issued an emergency tweet urging everyone to seek higher ground, and calling it a life-threatening situation. A flash flood emergency has also been issued for the region, alerting people of "a severe threat to human life" from flash flooding, and warning of "catastrophic damage." Up to 20 inches of rainfall is expected from Mississippi to the Florida Panhandle. More than 260-thousand customers are currently without power in the region.

09/15/2020

Israel, UAE, Bahrain To Sign Accords At White House

The White House today will host leaders of Israel, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain as they sign peace accords between the Arab states and the Jewish State. Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner tells ABC's Good Morning America this is an historic deal. The accords were announced earlier this month. They normalize what has been a de facto alliance between Israel, the U.A.E. and Bahrain, particularly in their alignment against Iran. Kushner said peace in the region makes America safer. Kushner admits the Palestinians were taken by surprise but that the world can't wait on them.

09/14/2020

Ambushed L.A. County Sheriff's Deputies Expected To Survive

The two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies who were shot in an ambush in Compton on Saturday are expected to survive. Their conditions were upgraded from critical to stable on Sunday. The deputies were rushed into surgery after a gunman walked up to their squad car and fired at least four shots, hitting at least one deputy in the head. The shooter is still on the loose.

09/13/2020

Death Toll From Wildfires Goes Up

Wildfires on the West Coast have now killed at least 28 people and left dozens missing. Since mid-August, the out-of-control blazes have killed at least 19 people in California, eight in Oregon and one in Washington. The National Interagency Fire Center says 97 large fires were burning across the West on Saturday, including 12 in Idaho and nine in Montana. Federal officials are warning that wildfire smoke is creating unhealthy breathing conditions across California, Oregon and Washington, and in parts of Idaho. In Oregon, about 500-thousand people are under evacuation orders because of wildfires.

09/13/2020

Reggae Icon "Toots" Hibbert Dies At Age 77

Reggae icon "Toots" Hibbert is dead at the age of 77. His band Toots and the Maytals is known for their hits "Pressure Drop," Monkey Man" and "Funky Kingston." His family released a statement Saturday saying Hibbert passed away peacefully in Jamaica surrounded by his family. His death came just weeks after the band released their first album in nearly a decade. Their 1968 song "Do The Reggay" is credited with giving the genre its name. Hibbert had been having trouble breathing and was waiting on results of a coronavirus test when he passed away.

09/12/2020

Trump Formally Announces Bahrain-Israel Peace Deal

There's another peace deal in place in the Middle East. President Trump announced the agreement between Bahrain and Israel at the White House on Friday. Trump called it a historic breakthrough to help bring stability, security and prosperity to the region. Trump said the U.S. will continue to stand with the people of the Middle East to help build a better future.

09/12/2020

Taliban Peace Talks Underway

Peace talks between Afghanistan and the Taliban are underway. The opening ceremony for the historic negotiations were held today in Qatar, one day after the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks that triggered U.S. military involvement in Afghanistan. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is urging both sides to seize the opportunity to strike a comprehensive peace deal. Other countries are calling for both sides to agree on an immediate ceasefire, and to forge an agreement on women's rights.

09/12/2020

Current, Former U.S. Leaders Pay Tribute To 9/11 Victims

Victims of the September 11th terrorist attacks are on the minds of Americans. Vice President Mike Pence and former VP Joe Biden exchanged an elbow bump while at the 9/11 Memorial in New York City. Then, Biden joined President Trump in a visit to Shanksville, Pennsylvania, where 40 people lost their lives after a plane crashed to the ground that day in 2001. Former President George W. Bush said the fallen need to be remembered along with the strength of the U.S. after the events.

09/09/2020

Trump Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

A Norwegian lawmaker is nominating President Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize. The nomination cites his work in reaching an agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. The lawmaker had also nominated Trump in 2018 for his Singapore summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

09/09/2020

Rochester Police Chief Resigns Just Before He Was Scheduled To Brief City Council

The police chief of Rochester, New York is resigning. Chief La'Ron Singletary was scheduled to brief the city council about recent protests over the death of Daniel Prude but resigned instead. Deputy Chief Joseph Morabito and Commander Fabian Rivera also stepped down.

In a written statement, Singletary said, "the mischaracterization and the politicization of the actions that I took after being informed of Mr. Prude’s death is not based on facts, and is not what I stand for."

Black Lives Matter and local groups have been calling for the city's mayor and police chief to step down. Prude died in March after his brother called police because the 41-year-old was acting in distress.

09/08/2020

Facebook, Instagram Users Paid To Deactivate Accounts As Part Of Study

Facebook is paying some users to deactivate their accounts. As many as 400-thousand people will be invited to join a study and those who opt-in can get as much as 120 dollars. In exchange, Facebook and Instagram accounts must be deactivated later this month for either one week or six weeks. The goal is to better understand how the sites impact political attitudes and behavior during the election.

09/07/2020

Baseball Hall of Famer Lou Brock Dies

A former St. Louis Cardinals' stolen base icon and baseball Hall of Famer has died. Lou Brock was 81. The El Dorado, Arkansas, native played 19 years, played for the Cubs and the Cardinals, collecting 3,023 hits, batting .293, and driving in 900 RBI. He retired in 1979 as the single-season and all-time leader in steals -- both of which were eventually surpassed by Rickey Henderson. In 1974, he broke Maury Wills' single-season mark with 118 steals in a season and in 1977, he broke Ty Cobb's career mark. The Cardinals organization announced in 2017 that he had been diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a form of blood cancer.

09/06/2020

Dozens Rescued From Wildfire Area In California

Over 60 people have been rescued from a wildfire burning in the mountains of Central California. The Fresno Fire Department says the Creek Fire in the Sierra National Forest has injured a dozen people, two of them critically.

Last night, about 63 people were airlifted from the Mammoth Pool Reservoir near Oakhurst, California. Campers in the area had to be flown to safety after the wildfire blocked off the only road out. A spokesman for the U.S. Forest Service says the Creek Fire has exploded in size after it started Friday night, growing to 36-thousand acres by Saturday.

Nearly a thousand people were originally being told to be ready to jump into Mammoth Pool Reservoir to escape the fast-moving wildfire.

09/05/2020

Federal Agencies Told To Cancel 'Divisive' Racial Sensitivity Training

The Trump administration is reportedly banning racial sensitivity training for federal workers. Multiple reports say President Trump is telling federal agencies to cancel the sensitivity sessions, which he considers "divisive" and "un-American." A memo to the Office of Management and Budget points specifically to training that discusses "white privilege" and "critical race theory."

09/04/2020

Report: Man Wanted For Portland Shooting Killed By Federal Officers

The man wanted for killing a pro-Trump activist in Portland last weekend is reportedly dead. The New York Times reports Michael Reinoehl was killed when a federal fugitive task force tried to arrest him in Lacey, Washington Thursday night. Earlier, Reinoehl told Vice News he pulled the trigger, killing Aaron Danielson, also known as Jay Bishop last Saturday. Danielson was part of a pro-Trump caravan that rolled through the Portland area amid ongoing protests against racial injustice and rioting.

09/02/2020

DC Reveals List Of Racist Places

The District of Columbia has released a list of buildings and monuments that are considered racist. A group that was appointed by Mayor Muriel Bowser, the D.C. Facilities and Commemorative Expressions Working Group, has identified D.C. places the group considers aren't a reflection of the values of residents. Among the findings are the Washington Monument and the Jefferson Memorial. Officials will now decide if any of the buildings, monuments or parks need a name change.

09/02/2020

75th Anniversary of V-J Day

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the official Japanese surrender in World War Two, officially ending the deadliest conflict the world has ever seen. September 2nd was a formality, the Empire of Japan had announced its unconditional surrender earlier in August after the U.S. dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The surrender documents were signed on board the battleship U.S.S. Missouri in Tokyo Bay.

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