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Trump to Make Court Pick by Saturday, Ginsburg Services Set

By Jonathan Lemire, Lisa Mascaro and Alexandra Jaffe | Monday Sep 21, 2020
President Donald Trump said Monday he expects to announce his pick for the Supreme Court on Friday or Saturday, after funeral services for Ruth Bader Ginsburg and just days before the first presidential election debate.

Zendaya Becomes Youngest Lead Drama Actress to Win Emmy

By Jonathan Landrum Jr. | Monday Sep 21, 2020
Zendaya said her "heart was filled" when she saw her fellow nominees, including Jennifer Aniston, cheering on the "Euphoria" actress for becoming the youngest drama lead actress to win an Emmy.

Chloé Zhao's 'Nomadland' Wins TIFF People's Choice Award

By Lindsey Bahr | Monday Sep 21, 2020
After picking up Venice's Golden Lion award, Chloé Zhao's " Nomadland " has won another prestigious honor: The Toronto International Film Festival's People's Choice Award. No film has ever won both.

Outlook Not Improving for Beleaguered US Movie Theaters

By Lindsey Bahr | Monday Sep 21, 2020
About three quarters of the country's movie theaters are open, but Americans are not going back in significant numbers in the COVID-era, even with new films coming into the marketplace weekly.

2020 Watch: Is this Suddenly a New Election?

By Steve Peoples | Monday Sep 21, 2020
Six weeks before Election Day, the fight to replace Ginsburg is set to dominate headlines, with the prospect of reshuffling voters' priorities and campaign strategies, especially for President Donald Trump.

2020 Serves Another Blow as Ginsburg's Death Ignites Fight

By Calvin Woodward | Monday Sep 21, 2020
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death drew mourners to the steps of the Supreme Court, where they sang "Amazing Grace" in the dark. Fresh off a rally stage in Minnesota, President Donald Trump learned of the loss and praised Ginsburg as an "amazing" woman.

Pressure Mounts on GOP Senators Over Filling Ginsburg Seat

By Laurie Kellman, Lisa Mascaro and Alexandra Jaffe | Monday Sep 21, 2020
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden hammered President Trump and leading Senate Republicans for trying to rush a replacement for the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, as pressure mounted on senators to support or oppose a quick vote to fill the seat

Biden to Focus on Health Care in Supreme Court Debate

By Alexadra Jaffe | Monday Sep 21, 2020
Joe Biden on Sunday used the sudden Supreme Court vacancy to reinforce his argument that the upcoming election should be a referendum on President Donald Trump's handling of health care and the coronavirus.

Europe Scrambles to Contain Rise in Coronavirus Cases

By Frank Jordans | Monday Sep 21, 2020
Political pressure grew Monday in Europe for governments to tackle the rising number of coronavirus case without resorting to a spring-style lockdown that would hit the continent's struggling economies.

The 'Pandemmys' were Weird and Sometimes Wonderful

By Jocelyn Noveck | Monday Sep 21, 2020
It was Regina King, winning her fourth career Emmy on Sunday, who perhaps summed up the proceedings the most succinctly — and accurately: "This is freaking weird."

A Sweep for 'Schitt's Creek,' 'Succession' Tops Emmy Awards

By Lynn Elber | Monday Sep 21, 2020
"Schitt's Creek," the little Canadian show about a fish-out-of-water family, made history at Sunday's Emmy Awards with a comedy awards sweep.

Pogacar Rides to Victory at COVID-defying Tour de France

Sunday Sep 20, 2020
Riding high on a performance for the ages, 21-year-old Tour de France rookie Tadej Pogacar was cruising into Paris with the race leader's iconic yellow jersey Sunday, on his way to becoming the youngest post-war winner of the showpiece event.

Sunday's Virtual Emmy Awards Set Bar High with Live Telecast

By Lynn Elber | Sunday Sep 20, 2020
The glitch at the virtual creative arts Emmy telecast was minor, but it may have provoked flashbacks for the host of Sunday's more ambitious main TV awards ceremony.

GOP Hopeful Supreme Court Battle Will Help Shift Election

By Steve Peoples and Lisa Mascaro | Sunday Sep 20, 2020
Now, just 44 days before Trump's reelection will be decided, Republicans are again looking to a Supreme Court nomination fight to unite a deeply fractured party as it faces the very real possibility of losing the White House and control of the Senate.

Oops, Says Emmy: 'This Is Us' Actor Gets Award After Mix-Up

By Lynn Elber | Sunday Sep 20, 2020
In a virtual Emmys version of the wrong-winner Oscars gaffe, Ron Cephas Jones' guest actor award for "This Is Us" was announced for another nominee, Jason Bateman.

Arizona Senate Race Could Impact Confirmation of New Justice

By Jonathan J. Cooper | Sunday Sep 20, 2020
If Arizona Democrat Mark Kelly wins a seat in the U.S. Senate, he could take office as early as Nov. 30, shrinking the GOP's Senate majority at a crucial moment and complicating the path to confirmation for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee.

Sweden Spared Surge of Virus Cases but Many Questions Remain

By David Keyton | Sunday Sep 20, 2020
When most of Europe locked down their populations early in the pandemic by closing schools, restaurants, gyms and even borders, Swedes kept enjoying many freedoms.

Analysis: US to Hit 200k Dead; Trump Sees No Need for Regret

By Julie Pace | Sunday Sep 20, 2020
As the coronavirus pandemic began bearing down on the United States in March, President Donald Trump set out his expectations.

A Rapper, an Elevator and an Elephant: Stories Ginsburg Told

By Jessica Gresko | Sunday Sep 20, 2020
In recent years Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was surprised to find herself so popular that "everyone wants to take a picture with me."

Emmys, Live and Virtual: 'What Could Possibly Go Wrong?'

By Lynn Elber | Sunday Sep 20, 2020
Emmy host Jimmy Kimmel and an alpaca sharing the spotlight. Winners accepting at home in designer pajamas or maybe yoga pants. More than 100 chances for a balky internet connection to bring Sunday's ceremony to a crashing halt.

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