'I loved her to pieces,' retired Justice Souter says of RBG
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 13:57:08 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — The remaining eight Supreme Court justices, and two former colleagues, are speaking out about their colleague Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday at age 87.

Some, l...  Full Story

Robert W. Gore, the inventor of Gore-Tex fabric, dead at 83
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 12:39:57 -0500

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Robert W. Gore, whose invention of what created the breathable-yet-waterproof fabric known as Gore-Tex revolutionized outdoor wear and helped spawn uses in numerous other ...  Full Story

Astros' Verlander to have elbow surgery, miss rest of season
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 13:35:06 -0500

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander will undergo Tommy John surgery and miss the rest of the season.

The reigning AL Cy Young Award winner announced the news Saturday on...  Full Story

Coronavirus-wary Bavarians kick off toned-down Oktoberfest
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 09:35:50 -0500

BERLIN (AP) — Oktoberfest celebrations got underway Saturday in Munich with the traditional tapping of a keg and the cry of “O'zapft is!” — “It's tapped!” — but this year's festival is very n...  Full Story

Official: Toilet display mocking mail-in voting is a crime
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 13:15:36 -0500

MASON, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan resident's apparent joke showing disdain for voting by mail is no laughing matter for one election official.

The resident put a toilet on their lawn with...  Full Story

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 14:07:16 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87...  Full Story

As Trump holds back, tech firms step in on election security
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 11:54:14 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — Adam Schiff was in the audience at the 2018 Aspen Security Forum when a Microsoft executive mentioned an attempted hacking of three politicians up for reelection. It was the...  Full Story

Police: 2 dead, 14 wounded at party in Rochester, New York
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 13:35:35 -0500

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Gunfire at a backyard party killed two people and wounded 14 others early Saturday in Rochester, New York, a city roiled in recent weeks by outrage over the police suff...  Full Story

Thai protesters' rally pushes demands for democratic reforms
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 14:08:49 -0500

BANGKOK (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators defied police warnings and occupied a historic field in Thailand’s capital on Saturday to support the demands of a student-led protest movement for n...  Full Story

Democrats face quandary on vaccine support as election nears
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 11:05:20 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump is escalating his promise for a coronavirus vaccine before Election Day.

But across America, Democrats, independents and even some Republicans d...  Full Story