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Senate to convene rare Saturday session to debate Amy Coney Barrett nomination

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, announced her support for Amy Coney Barrett Saturday during a floor speech in the Senate, strengthening the Republican votes to confirm the judge on Monday.Murkowski said she's still opposed to the Senate taking up a Supreme Court nominee so close to Nov. 3 election, but the senator said she already lost that…

Arizona city pulls police from early voting sites after intimidation complaints

The Democratic mayor of Tucson, Arizona, has barred police officers from providing security at early voting sites, forcing the Pima County Elections Department to seek outside help. Mayor Regina Romero said Friday that the move is aimed at addressing possible voter intimidation.Romera said the decision was made jointly with City Manager Michael Ortega and Police Chief Chris Magnus, after several organizatons wrote a…

Minnesota mail-in voting, early turnout shattering records

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Suburban Chicago officer who shot Black couple in car fired

The suburban Chicago cop who shot a Black couple in a car -- killing one of them -- has been fired, according to reports.The killing of Marcellis Stinnette, 19, and wounding of Tafara Williams, 20, during a traffic stop in Wakuegan late Tuesday has prompted protests.In announcing the firing Friday night, Waukegan Police Chief Wayne Walles…

3 people killed in California’s Zogg Fire

California Gov. Gavin Newsom declares emergency in three counties amid wildfires.

Fires in Northern California killed three people, destroyed homes, and prompted thousands to evacuate in a state already impacted by wildfires in recent months.

Shasta County Sheriff Eric Magrini said three people died as a result of the Zogg Fire, which spread over 23 square miles by Monday and saw more than 1,200 people evacuated in Shasta County. The fast-moving Glass Fire in Napa County also erupted on Sunday, with the cause for both fires under investigation.

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