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Democrats planning to boycott Senate Judiciary vote to advance Barrett nomination

Democrats planning to boycott Senate Judiciary vote to advance Barrett nomination

Senate Judiciary Democrats, facing criticism from the left that they have not done more to question the legitimacy of the Supreme Court confirmation proceedings for Amy Coney Barrett, plan to take the extraordinary step of boycotting a key committee vote on Thursday. Republicans said they can still hold the committee vote Thursday and advance the…MORE

Obama delivers a blistering rebuke of Trump in his return to the campaign trail

Obama delivers a blistering rebuke of Trump in his return to the campaign trail

Former President Barack Obama delivered a blistering account of his successor’s first four years in office on Wednesday in Philadelphia, arguing that President Donald Trump has proved he is “incapable of taking the job seriously” and has shown no interest in “helping anybody but himself and his friends.” The event is Obama’s first stump speech…MORE

A pandemic didn’t deter this 102-year-old from voting

A pandemic didn’t deter this 102-year-old from voting

Ora Smith was born the same year that a deadly infection overtook the country and turned life upside down. The 102-year-old was born in 1918, when a deadly strain of influenza plagued the US and led to over 675,000 deaths in the country. So when one of the most pivotal elections of her lifetime fell…MORE

Delivery gave Chipotle sales a lift. But that’s a problem

Delivery gave Chipotle sales a lift. But that’s a problem

Delivery is soaring in popularity as people order in instead of going to restaurants in the pandemic. That’s not entirely good news for Chipotle. The company said on Wednesday that while delivery helped send its revenue up 14% in the quarter ended Sept. 30, the costs associated with that hurt its profit. Shares of the…MORE

Short-form video app Quibi is shutting down after just six months

Short-form video app Quibi is shutting down after just six months

Much like its content, Quibi didn’t last very long. Quibi, the app that staked its future on short videos, is shutting down just six months after it launched, the company announced Wednesday. “We started with the idea to create the next generation of storytelling and because of you, we were able to create and deliver…MORE

Question of the Day

Oct 21

Q: People who do this at least 10-times a month say they experience withdrawal symptoms if their routine is stopped… A: Tanning

Oct 20

Q: If this is something you like to do regularly, it could tack on an extra 18-months to your life… A: Read books

Oct 19

Q: More people have been doing this in the kitchen due to the pandemic… A: Canning fruits and veggies