Republican senators are already lining up for a swift confirmation of Barrett ahead of the November 3 US election, as they aim to lock in conservative gains in the federal judiciary.
- by Zeke MIller
It’s a surprise Donald Trump took this long to insult Meghan Markle – she’s been uppity for a while and the President loves to use his office to attack that genre of woman.
- by Jacqueline Maley
It's entirely possible a new Supreme Court justice appointed by US President Donald Trump will play a major role if results are tight after the ballots close.
- by Matthew Knott
The Washington Post tv critic says the queen of nice can sometimes be the queen of ice.
- by Hank Stuever
Putin issued an unusual written statement outlining a four-point plan for a "reboot" in the field of information security, along the lines of a treaty.
- by Anton Troianovski and David E. Sanger
More than 60 leading researchers said Pfizer's clinical trial shouldn't be rushed as it needed to monitor participants for at least two months after they received the second dose.
- by Jeannie Baumann
Residents in south Texas say Donald Trump's wall is a "racist monument". At a rally, he said Hispanics in the US don't want others taking their jobs.
- by Farrah Tomazin
The 48-year-old is a devout Catholic who has long been viewed as a rising star in conservative legal circles.
- by Matthew Knott
The medical director and superintendent of the facility were indicted on charges of criminal neglect in connection to a coronavirus outbreak.
- by Johnny Diaz
The former Supreme Court Justice was known for her gym workouts and her long-time trainer, Bryant Johnson, did three push-ups as he paid his respects.
- by Patricia Zengerle
North Korea's soldiers killed the man, doused his body in fuel and set it on fire to prevent the spread of coronavirus, South Korean officials said.
- by Hyonhee Shin and Sangmi Cha