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09/21/2020   New York Times Top News
Up to 90,000 children in the city can start in-person classes on Monday. 
09/21/2020   New York Times Top News
Senator Lisa Murkowski made a statement over the weekend that she would not vote to confirm President Trump’s nominee before the election.
09/21/2020   New York Times Top News
09/21/2020   New York Times Top News
The staggering toll of the pandemic comes as at least 73 countries are seeing surges in newly detected cases.
09/21/2020   New York Times Top News
Monday: A pandemic program publicized by the state faced challenges in implementation.
09/21/2020   New York Times Top News
Plastic flags, each representing a Texan who has died from Covid-19, are displayed outside of the artist Shane Reilly’s home in Austin, Texas.
09/21/2020   USA Today - Nation
The grand jury on Friday returned indictments against four Shreveport police officers in connection with the death of Tommie Dale McGlothen Jr.
       
09/21/2020   New York Times Top News
The nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett would almost surely plunge the nation into a divisive debate over the future of abortion rights.
09/21/2020   New York Times Top News
James Levine shaped the Metropolitan Opera for more than four decades before his career was engulfed by allegations of sexual improprieties.
09/21/2020   New York Times Top News
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks to Kara Swisher in the premiere of the podcast “Sway.”
09/21/2020   USA Today - Nation
California surpassed 15K deaths as the U.S. death toll moved closer to 200K. The CDC updated its guidelines on transmission. Latest COVID-19 news.
       
09/21/2020   USA Today - Nation
Legendary science fiction writer H.G. Wells was born in London. (Sept. 21)
       
09/21/2020   New York Times Top News
Dak Prescott of the Cowboys helped engineer a comeback for the ages. Dallas trailed by 29-10 at halftime, and 39-24 with less than five minutes to play, before winning, 40-39.
09/21/2020   New York Times Top News
Trevor Milton, the founder of Nikola, an electric truck start-up, in Turin, Italy, last year.
09/21/2020   USA Today - Nation
A sweep for 'Schitt's Creek,' 'Succession' tops Emmy Awards; Chloé Zhao's 'Nomadland' wins TIFF People's Choice Award; Outlook not improving for beleaguered US movie theaters. (Sept. 21)
       
09/21/2020   New York Times Top News
Supreme Court justices John Paul Stevens, Sandra Day O’Connor, Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg after the death of Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist in 2005.
09/21/2020   USA Today - Nation
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called for Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Supreme Court seat not to be filled until after the presidential election. (Sept. 21)
       
09/21/2020   USA Today - Nation
Here's the latest for Monday September 21st: Trump says he'll pick new Supreme Court justice soon; Ricin suspect arrested on US-Canada border; Tropical Storm Beta lashes Texas coast; National Cathedral tolls bell for coronavirus victims.
       
09/21/2020   USA Today - Nation
The NTSB is investigating deadly small plane crashes in Texas, Michigan and Indiana, and a fatal helicopter crash in Illinois over the weekend.
       
09/21/2020   New York Times Top News
Senator Kelly Loeffler, a Georgia Republican in a tough re-election race, quickly backed a Supreme Court nomination by President Trump.
09/21/2020   New York Times Top News
Ruth Bader Ginsburg in 1972. She became the first tenured female professor at Columbia Law School before moving on to the U.S. Court of Appeals and then the Supreme Court.
09/21/2020   New York Times Top News
The late justice grew up in Midwood, formed by its schools, library and synagogue. She was remembered across the borough and city.
09/21/2020   New York Times Top News
President Trump defied the governor of Nevada by holding an indoor rally near Las Vegas last week. The state has been devastated by the pandemic and its economic toll.
09/21/2020   New York Times Top News
Chutzpah doesn’t even begin to cover it.
09/21/2020   New York Times Top News
The president has proved as hazardous to his allies as to his enemies.
09/21/2020   New York Times Top News
Neither. Wall Street is not as partisan as you think.
09/21/2020   New York Times Top News
Michael Bloomberg.
09/21/2020   USA Today - Nation
Tropical Storm Beta is set to make landfall along Texas' central or upper Gulf Coast late Monday night, the National Hurricane Center said. It could drop up to 20 inches of rain to some areas of Texas and Louisiana. (Sept. 21)
       
09/21/2020   USA Today - Nation
"Schitt's Creek" was the talk of this year's Emmys with a historic comedy awards sweep. Other big winners included "Succession" for best drama series, "Watchmen" for outstanding limited series and "Euphoria" star Zendaya, who became the youngest-ever winner in the drama lead actress category. (Sept. 20)
       
09/21/2020   USA Today - Nation
A former Indian diplomat and his wife are teaching free classes on a New Delhi sidewalk to children, ages 4 to 14. Virendra and Veena Gupta are trying to help the children keep up while COVID-19 has schools shut down. (Sept. 21)
       
09/20/2020   USA Today - Nation
"Schitt's Creek" was the talk of this year's Emmys with a historic comedy awards sweep. Other big winners included "Succession" for best drama series, "Watchmen" for outstanding limited series and "Euphoria" star Zendaya, who became the youngest-ever winner in the drama lead actress category. (Sept. 20)
       
09/20/2020   USA Today - Nation
Regina King was among the Emmy winners who used the remote ceremony to highlight the national struggle for social justice. The "Watchmen" star wore a T-shirt featuring Breonna Taylor. (Sept. 20)
       
09/20/2020   USA Today - Nation
"Schitt's Creek" co-creator and star Dan Levy says "it feels like a dream" after the series completed a historic sweep of Emmys comedy categories. Next: a movie? (Sept. 20)
       
09/20/2020   USA Today - Nation
Parents are among the nearly 200,000 COVID-19 deaths in the U.S., leaving behind an untold number of children. Sisters Katherine and Jennifer Guzman are now raising two small children their mother had adopted before she died in March. (Sept. 21)
       
09/20/2020   USA Today - Nation
People have been voting by mail in the U.S. for close to a hundred years, but it's never been as big an issue as it is in the 2020 election. This is the start of a five-part animation series by The Associated Press, Election 2020 Facts (Sept. 21)
       
09/20/2020   USA Today - Nation
Robert Graetz was the only white minister who supported the 1955-56 Montgomery Bus Boycott, making him a target of segregationists.
       
09/20/2020   USA Today - Nation
Beta, with maximum sustained winds of 60 mph, was forecast to make landfall Monday or early Tuesday in Texas between Corpus Christi and Galveston.
       
09/20/2020   USA Today - Nation
Highlights of this day in history: President Bill Clinton's grand jury testimony in the Monica Lewinsky scandal aired on TV; Authors H.G. Wells and Stephen King born; 'Monday Night Football' premieres; Actor-comedian Bill Murray born. (Sept. 21)
       
09/20/2020   USA Today - Nation
Jake Gardner was facing manslaughter and other charges in the fatal shooting of James Scurlock on May 30 during protests in Omaha, Nebraska.
       
09/20/2020   USA Today - Nation
Sunday's Emmy Awards are mostly remote this year -- but security and production crews are in place as Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles welcomes unknown number of on-site attendees. (Sept. 20)