Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg has died

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, the leading progressive on the nation’s highest court, died Friday due to complications from pancreatic cancer. She was 87. Ginsberg was appointed by President Bill Clinton to the court in 1983 and quickly became a

Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate

(The Center Square) – Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced Tuesday that Kamala Harris will be his vice presidential running mate. A U.S. Senator from California and Biden’s formal rival during early presidential primaries, Harris becomes the the first Black woman

New York’s Attorney General takes aim at the NRA

(The Center Square) – New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit Thursday that seeks to have the National Rifle Association dissolved, saying the gun rights organization has been engaging in “illegal conduct” by funneling charitable donations to its leaders. James accuses longtime NRA

Ring Video Doorbell’s ties to police departments under fire

(STATELINE) — Amid nationwide protests against police abuses against black people, some civil liberties advocates are calling for Amazon to stop its partnerships with law enforcement agencies through its Ring home surveillance cameras.  “These camera registries will only serve to exacerbate existing

Could Georgia end up hosting the Republican National Convention?

(The Center Square) – Organizers of the Republican National Convention said Tuesday they will start visiting new locations to possibly host the event, which is scheduled for August in Charlotte. North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper and public health officials have been communicating

Antiviral drug Remdesivir found effective at treating coronavirus

 Dr. Anthony Fauci on Wednesday said a study of the antiviral drug remdesivir showed promising signs for treatment of coronavirus. Fauci said the mortality rate for COVID-19 patients given remdesivir was 8 percent compared to 11 percent for those taking a placebo.

Pandemic fuels fight over gun rights

The COVID-19 outbreak is igniting the debate over gun rights as states grapple with whether to allow gun sales while other retailers are forced to shutter. Stores selling guns and ammunition remain legally open in 45 states that include sellers and manufacturers

Lawmakers agree on $2 trillion coronavirus response bill

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senate leaders announced a compromise with the White House on a massive $2 trillion spending package that would send checks to Americans and provide aid to small businesses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The deal was announced early Wednesday

Georgia weighs in on Supreme Court abortion case

The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments Wednesday in a high-profile abortion case that’s rooted in Louisiana but could have major implications in Georgia and other states around the country. The case, June Medical Services LLC v. Russo, centers on

First coronavirus death confirmed in the U.S.

Coronavirus has claimed its first victim in the United States. Washington state health officials have confirmed the first death from coronavirus occurred in the Seattle area. More information on the victim is expected to be released this afternoon. “It is a sad

The founder of Trader Joe’s, Joe Coulombe, has died

Sad news today for avid Trader Joe’s fans. The popular unconventional grocery store chain’s founder, Joe Coulombe has died at 89-years-old. Coulombe started the chain in 1967 targeting conscious consumers he described as over-educated but underpaid. Coulombe himself was highly educated, graduating