Opinion | Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Legacy

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday at the age of 87, will forever have two legacies. The one Americans could be focusing on right now is the one of legal trailblazer: Justice Ginsburg, the second woman ever to be appointed to the Supreme Court, paved the way for women’s …

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Opinion | Can Mitch McConnell Be Stopped?

Two years ago at The Atlantic Festival, Senator Lindsey Graham defended the Republican decision to block President Barack Obama’s nominee to the Supreme Court, Merrick Garland. “If an opening comes in the last year of President Trump’s term, and the primary process is started, we’ll wait to the next election,” …

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Four US states start early voting

Early in-person voting has begun in four US states for the November presidential election. Voters are now able to cast their ballot in Minnesota, South Dakota, Wyoming and Virginia. Hundreds of people were queuing at a polling station in Fairfax, Virginia, early on Friday, according to CNN. Local officials told …

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Denmark’s Kragh Andersen wins 19th stage

Denmark’s Soren Kragh Andersen has claimed his second audacious solo stage win of the Tour de France with a perfectly-timed attack late in the 19th stage. The Sunweb rider, who also won the 14th stage in Lyon with an instinctive move in the finale, jumped away from a group of …

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Air travel begins to reopen amid pandemic

More Australians will gradually be able to return home each week and Canberrans can soon touch down in Queensland as leaders fine-tune the nation’s coronavirus restrictions. After weeks of pressure, states have agreed to a staged increase to the number of weekly international arrivals. The overall cap will rise from …

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Big names all advance to quarters in Rome

Victoria Azarenka has moved into the quarter-finals of the Italian Open in Rome after her opponent Daria Kasatkina injured her ankle and retired, but not before the Belarusian comforted her and offered words of encouragement. With the match evenly poised at 6-6 in the opening set, Kasatkina rolled her right …

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