Tag Archives: Supreme Court

College Sports: Should NCAA Athletes Be Paid?

As the NCAA’s revenue has increased, the debate has intensified over what types of compensation should be considered for college athletes. WSJ explains how a combination of court cases, state legislation, and public pressure are expanding the scope of what it means to be an amateur athlete. Photo: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

Views: ‘Washington D.C.’

Washington, DC, the U.S. capital, is a compact city on the Potomac River, bordering the states of Maryland and Virginia. It’s defined by imposing neoclassical monuments and buildings – including the iconic ones that house the federal government’s 3 branches: the Capitol, White House and Supreme Court. It’s also home to iconic museums and performing-arts venues such as the Kennedy Center.

Morning News Podcast: ACA At The Supreme Court, Vote-Count Lawsuits

Supreme Court Justices question GOP States’ case against ACA, President-Elect Joe Biden not worried about Trump during the transition, and Missouri deputy surprises son after Afghanistan deployment in emotional reunion.

Morning News Podcast: AG Reviews ‘Voting Fraud’ Allegations, ObamaCare

NPR New Now reports: Trump Administration is authorizing all U.S. Attorneys to review any voting irregularities, Supreme Court to hear challenge to Affordable Care Act’s ‘Individual Mandate’, and other top news.

Morning News Podcast: Extended Voting Deadline Allowed, Hurricane Zeta

Supreme Court declines to disturb ballot deadlines in North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Hurricane Zeta makes landfall in southeastern Louisiana, and Colorado firefighters battling wildfire leave apology note after cutting fence to save home.

Morning News Podcast: Judge Barrett Sworn In To Supreme Court, Fires

Amy Coney Barrett sworn in as Supreme Court Justice, 2 wildfires in California’s Orange County force 85K evacuations, and cold temperatures, vitamin A can help the body burn more fat.

Morning News Podcast: Two Town Hall Meetings, Judge Barrett Testimony

President Trump and former Vice President Biden hold network TV town halls this evening. Nominee Amy Coney Barrett’s testimony has wrapped up, but her confirmation hearings for Supreme Court justice continue today, featuring supporters and opponents of the nomination.

Europe is re-trenching against a new surge of COVID-19 after seeing more than 100,000 new cases per day on average over the past week.

Morning News Podcast: Senate Hearing, Trump Campaign, Georgia Voting

NPR News Now reports: Second day of testimony of Amy Coney Barrett at Senate, President Trump campaigns, early voting in Georgia and other top news.

Political News & Analysis: Judge Amy Coney Barrett Hearing At Senate (Video)

US Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett has said she is “honoured and humbled” to be President Trump’s pick for a place in the top court during a tense Senate confirmation hearing.

The 48-year-old conservative jurist vowed to judge legal cases impartially. But her selection so close to the 3 November presidential election has sparked a fierce political battle.

The panel’s Republican chairman has predicted a “contentious week” of questioning ahead. Judge Barrett’s approval would cement a 6-3 conservative majority on the nine-member court, altering the ideological balance of the court for potentially decades to come.

Morning News Podcast: Supreme Court Hearings, Coronavirus Relief Bill

Supreme Court nominee hearings set up partisan battle ahead of election, White House seeks limited coronavirus relief bill, and Minnesota community comes together to build a disabled Navy vet a ramp.