President Trump declines to say how much he has paid in federal income taxes, Judge Barrett goes under the political microscope, and Walgreens cashier pays for customer’s items with her last $20.
NPR News Now reports: President Trump expected to announce Amy Coney Barrett as choice for Supreme Court, mental health care in California, Oregon wildfires and other top news.
The President is refusing to say he’ll accept the results of the election, casting doubts about the legitimacy of the ballots. Also, protesters marched for a second night in Louisville, Kentucky calling for justice in the Breonna Taylor case. Kentucky’s governor and Louisville’s mayor have called on the attorney general to release the grand jury’s evidence.
And, the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans says the pandemic is causing more people to reach out for help, reversing decades of progress with homelessness among vets.
Axios Today reports: Private companies are becoming more and more invested in entering the space race. That means smaller missions – with more freedom in what they can study and explore – could completely change our understanding of the universe.
- Plus, democrats are changing up their voting strategy.
- And, Johnson & Johnson has reached another vaccine trial milestone.
Guests: Axios’ Miriam Kramer, Alexi McCammond, and Caitlin Owens
GOP Senators push to confirm Supreme Court nominee by election day, U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 200,000, and Illinois man has kept Richard Nixon’s unfinished sandwich for 60 years.
Axios Today reports: We’re halfway through September which means members of Congress are shifting their focus towards their own re-election campaigns, and now a Supreme Court Justice pick. After months of back and forth on a new stimulus bill, it’s now even less likely one will pass before the election.
- Plus, some not-bad news about our economic recovery.
- And, on the road with the Biden campaign.
Guests: Axios’ Alayna Treene, Felix Salmon and Hans Nichols.
Supreme Court vacancy sets off debate as President Trump plans for Ginsburg successor, Joe Biden can’t count on Catholic vote as traditionalists swing to Trump, and scams spreading online that can cost you thousands.
D/W Radio News 24/7 reports: Thousands demonstrate against monarchy in Thailand, political battle to replace Supreme Court seat, and other top world news.
NPR News Now reports: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg dies at 87, Michigan court rules to allow mail-in ballots post-marked the day before the election, and other top news.
Nearly 3.5 million acres of land have burned in California, making this the largest wildfire season recorded in the state’s history – and it’s only September. Fires are still raging up the entire west coast, air quality remains unhealthy, and entire forests have been decimated.
Our relationship with forests and fire is changing and will play a big role in how forests evolve.
- Plus, how colleges are reopening without a surge in infections.
- And, with the start of the Jewish New Year, synagogue High Holy Day services are going virtual.
Guests: Axios’ Bryan Walsh, Alison Snyder, and Erica Pandey and Benjy Renton, senior at Middlebury College.