Trump to name Supreme Court pick by Saturday as Democratic hopes of blocking nomination dim
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump raced on Monday to cement a conservative majority on the U.S. Supreme Court before the Nov. 3 election, telling reporters he planned by Saturday to reveal his pick to succeed liberal icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
U.S. nears grim milestone of 200,000 COVID-19 deaths
(Reuters) - The death toll from the spread of the coronavirus in the United States was approaching over 200,000 on Monday, by the far the highest number of any nation.
'The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance' Canceled After One Season at Netflix
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Netflix will not be returning to the planet of Thra.
Fed policymakers urge Congress, state and local government action to close racial gaps
(Reuters) - More action is needed from Congress and state and local governments to adequately address wealth and income inequalities, two Federal Reserve policymakers said on Monday.
Trump says aides rejected his request to adjust value of dollar
DAYTON, Ohio, Sept 21 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he was rebuffed when he asked officials to adjust the exchange rate of the dollar to counteract what he described as repeated currency manipulation by China of its yuan.
Republican Senator Gardner says he will vote for a 'qualified' Supreme Court nominee
WASHINGTON, Sept 21 (Reuters) - U.S. Republican Senator Cory Gardner said on Monday he would vote for a "qualified nominee" to the Supreme Court, suggesting he is not in favor of waiting for the winner of the Nov. 3 presidential election to name a replacement for the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Pilots' unions urge U.S. regulator to improve cockpit procedures for Boeing 737 MAX
SEATTLE/MONTREAL/CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. aviation regulator should require new cockpit procedures for Boeing Co's
737 MAX to help pilots disable an erroneous stall alert that could be a serious distraction during mid-flight emergencies, major pilots unions said on Monday.
U.S. charges New York City police officer with acting as illegal agent of China
(Reuters) - A New York City police officer who also serves as a U.S. Army reservist has been charged with acting as an illegal agent of the government of China, federal prosecutors said on Monday.
Climate change since 2000 will cut U.S. growth over next 30 years: CBO
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The effects of climate change since 2000 will slow U.S. economic growth slightly over the next 30 years, adding another drag on an economy that will struggle to rebound from the coronavirus pandemic, the Congressional Budget Office said on Monday.
House Democrats file bill to fund U.S. government but leave out new farm money
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress this week considers legislation to fund the federal government through mid-December, but a dispute over farm aid raised questions about whether lawmakers can avoid a government shutdown amid a pandemic just weeks before the Nov. 3 elections.
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