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At least 3 judges eyed as Biden mulls Supreme Court pick

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WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden is eyeing at least three judges for an expected vacancy on the Supreme Court as he prepares to quickly deliver on his campaign pledge to nominate the first Black woman to the nation's highest court, according to aides and allies.
Biden and Justice Stephen Breyer are expected to hold an event at the White House Thursday to formally announce Breyer's plans to retire, according to a person briefed on the planning who was not authorized to publicly discuss it in advance.
Early discussions about a successor are focusing on U.S. Circuit Judge Ketanji Brown...
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Democrats seek swift confirmation to fill Supreme Court seat

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WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats who have played defense for the last three Supreme Court vacancies plan to move swiftly to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, using the rapid 2020 confirmation of Justice Amy Coney Barrett as a new standard.
Barrett was confirmed exactly a month after President Donald Trump nominated her to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg - and just five weeks after Ginsburg's death in September of that year. Democrats sharply criticized that timeline then, arguing that most confirmations had taken much longer and that Republicans were trying...
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Potential Supreme Court justice nominee: Who is Leondra Kruger?

Potential Supreme Court justice nominee: Who is Leondra Kruger?

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President Joe Biden is eyeing at least three judges for an expected vacancy on the Supreme Court, which includes Justice Leondra Kruger.
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A look at some of the deadliest US school shootings

A look at some of the deadliest US school shootings

An 18-year-old gunman opened fire Tuesday at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, killing 19 children and two adults, officials said. Read more ...

Sale of sanctioned oligarch's Chelsea Football Club approved by U.K. government

Sale of sanctioned oligarch's Chelsea Football Club approved by U.K. government

The government had to be sure that Roman Abramovich, sanctioned over his links to Russian President Vladimir Putin, did not profit from the enforced sale of one of football's... Read more ...

Katie Britt and U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks Are Headed for a Senate Runoff in Alabama

Katie Britt and U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks Are Headed for a Senate Runoff in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Alabama's Republican primary for U.S. Senate is going to a June runoff between Katie Britt and U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, who overcame losing former President... Read more ...

Gun, ammo found in desk of 2nd-grade Sacramento student, officials say

Gun, ammo found in desk of 2nd-grade Sacramento student, officials say

The Sacramento City Unified School District said in a letter to parents that a gun with a loaded magazine was found in the desk of a second-grade student. Read more ...

Here's what we know about the victims of the Texas school shooting

Here's what we know about the victims of the Texas school shooting

We're starting to learn more about the victim's of Tuesday's school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. Read more ...

Rex Sox pound White Sox 16-3 in Chicago, extend win streak to 6 games

Rex Sox pound White Sox 16-3 in Chicago, extend win streak to 6 games

Boston's 16 runs were its most since scoring 20 in a win over Tampa Bay last season. Read more ...

Sports world reacts to the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas

Sports world reacts to the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas

The sports world reacted swiftly Tuesday to the news of an 18-year-old gunman opening fire at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, and killing at least 19 children. Read more ...

Hours After Biden Leaves Asia, North Korea Launches a Suspected ICBM and Two...

Hours After Biden Leaves Asia, North Korea Launches a Suspected ICBM and Two Other Missiles

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea test-launched a suspected intercontinental ballistic missile and two shorter-range weapons into the sea Wednesday, South Korea said, hours... Read more ...

Texas Republicans Double Down After Another School Shooting

Texas Republicans Double Down After Another School Shooting

An officer walks outside of Robb Elementary School, after a school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, on May 24, 2022. In the hours immediately after a horrific school shooting in... Read more ...

Ettinger Wins Dem Nod For Hagedorn's 1st District Seat; Finstad, Munson Vie...

Ettinger Wins Dem Nod For Hagedorn's 1st District Seat; Finstad, Munson Vie For GOP Primary Win

MINNEAPOLIS - Former Hormel Foods executive Jeff Ettinger cruised to victory Tuesday in a Democratic primary to finish the term of the late U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn , while... Read more ...