High court allows 3-day extension for Pennsylvania ballotsWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will allow Pennsylvania to count ballots received up to three days after the election, rejecting a Republican plea. The justices divided 4-4 Monday, an... Covid: Chris Christie 'was wrong' to not wear masksChris Christie says he was "wrong" to shun masks after battling Covid-19 in intensive care for days. Organizers exhort women to vote for change at US ralliesThousands of mostly young women in masks rallied Saturday in the nation's capital and other U.S. cities, exhorting voters to oppose President Donald Trump and his fellow Republican candidates in... Republicans Are Suddenly Afraid of DemocracyFearing defeat at the polls, the GOP is laying the groundwork to delegitimize the results, and to block an electoral majority from governing. Federal Appeals Courts Emerge as Crucial for Trump in Voting CasesFederal district courts have tended to rule for Democrats in litigation over how to run the election, but appeals courts, well stocked with the president’s nominees, are blocking them. Republicans set Barrett on swift course to confirmation to the Supreme Court“We have the votes,” said Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. The Judiciary Committee will vote next week and the full Senate days later, fulfilling President Trump’s demand for a fast-tracked process. Trump to Senate: Vote ‘without delay’ on his high court pickPresident Donald Trump is urging the Republican-run Senate to consider "without delay" his upcoming nomination to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg just six weeks before the election. A story you may have missed this week that could impact politics for the next decade - The Boston GlobeThe Supreme Court's Census decision could ripple through the years. COVID outbreak threatens GOP's Supreme Court plansAn outbreak of the coronavirus on Capitol Hill is injecting a new level of volatility into the GOP plan to confirm President Trump's Supreme Court nominee before Nov. 3. At Jack Yates High School, sports — not study — was seen as the ticket outGeorge Floyd's high school, pride of Houston's Third Ward, was known for sports prowess — and academic struggles that set students up for failure.