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What you need to know about coronavirus on Monday, September 21

What you need to know about coronavirus on Monday, September 21

“Airborne viruses, including COVID-19, are among the most contagious and easily spread,” the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says in an updated guidance page on its website. Scientists have noted the likelihood of the transmission of coronavirus through viral particles in the air for months, pushing health agencies to acknowledge it. The…MORE

Supreme Court prepares to start a new term with only eight

Supreme Court prepares to start a new term with only eight

A very different Supreme Court will meet in two weeks to grapple with the potential of 4-4 splits and a caseload that includes no less than the future of the Affordable Care Act and possibly the presidential election. As the next term begins, the justices will also find themselves in a spot they often seek…MORE

Republicans are speeding toward confirmation — even without a nominee

Republicans are speeding toward confirmation — even without a nominee

Senate Republicans, in less than 72 hours, have put themselves on the path to confirm a nominee to dramatically shift the balance of power in the US Supreme Court. And they very well may do it before the November 3 election. Bottom line There is no on-ramp or slow lead-up to what’s happening at this…MORE

Trump says he will announce Supreme Court pick Friday or Saturday

Trump says he will announce Supreme Court pick Friday or Saturday

President Donald Trump spent the weekend preparing to make one of the biggest decisions of his presidency: naming a successor to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. As he traveled to North Carolina Saturday and visited the golf course Sunday, Trump was essentially on the phone the entire weekend, two sources said, as he fielded…MORE

Baltimore educators are tracking down students to fight low virtual attendance

Baltimore educators are tracking down students to fight low virtual attendance

Every week, community school site specialist Evan Murray calls Baltimore students at his school who are not logging on for classes. “If someone is saying, ‘Hey Mr. Murray, I can’t get in touch with this student,’ then I’m like, ‘Just give me the number and I’ll call them,’” he told CNN. “And I call people…MORE

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