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5 min

Trump Names Devout Catholic As His Supreme Court Nominee

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Helen Alvaré, law professor at Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University, about Judge Amy Coney Barrett's judicial record and judicial philosophy.
6 min

'New York Times' Reports Trump Paid Little In Federal Income Taxes

The newspaper's probe reveals details about Donald Trump's federal tax filings, including reports that he paid just $750 in federal income taxes each of his first two years in the White House.

'South Park' Residents Cheer On Broncos From Stadium Seats

Characters from the cartoon town were in Denver for an NFL game. The show's creators went to college in Colorado and are huge Broncos fans. Every cardboard cutout wore a mask — even Kenny!

Luxury Brand Moschino Pulls Some Strings During Milan Fashion Week

To keep things pandemic-friendly, Moschino replaced all its spectators and models with puppets. Designers created itty-bitty dresses and accessories for the marionette models.
4 min

Nearly Two-Thirds Of U.S. Households Struck By COVID-19 Face Financial Trouble

Plus, of all U.S. homes that include someone with a disability, 63% report serious financial hardship during the pandemic, and 37% have used up all or most of their savings.

GOP Voter Hopes Supreme Court Nominee Will Bolster Conservative Ideals

A Republican voter in Los Alamos, N.M., is elated that President Trump has nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. She hopes this could change Obamacare and abortion laws.
3 min

As Games Proceed, MLB And NFL Hope To Keep COVID-19 Cases At Zero

Baseball's regular season ended Sunday, as the sport has had to navigate the coronavirus without being in a protective bubble like other leagues. The NFL is hoping to repeat baseball's success.
3 min

Black Health Care Professionals Help Black Communities Battle Pandemic

Frustrated by COVID-19's disproportionate impact on Black communities, Black doctors came together to launch their own outreach group, bringing testing and care into Philadelphia neighborhoods.