The TAPS Daily - September 21, 2020


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  1. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Be Buried at Arlington National Cemetery
    (Military.com)
    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be the 14th Supreme Court Justice buried at Arlington National Cemetery where interment eligibility includes members of the nation’s highest court. She is expected to be buried alongside her husband, a lawyer and Army veteran.
  2. As doctors worry about 'a very apocalyptic fall,' the CDC retracts info on how COVID spreads
    (CNN)
    As most U.S. states head in the wrong direction with coronavirus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has retracted key information about how the virus spreads.
  3. New threat of government shutdown looms as talks fail to produce deal
    (ABC News)
    With days remaining until funding runs out, Congress moved closer to triggering another government shutdown after failing to strike a deal on stopgap funding to keep the government open.
  4. Second judge rules against USPS, says election mail must be prioritized
    (CNN)
    The U.S. Postal Service must prioritize election mail and reverse some key policy changes imposed by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, a federal judge ruled on Monday.
  5. Trump says he will name Supreme Court replacement for Ginsburg by Saturday
    Reuters
    President Trump said he will announce his Supreme Court pick by Saturday, moving quickly to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat and cement a 6-3 conservative majority ahead of election.
  6. How Ruth Bader Ginsburg and an Air Force officer opened doors for women everywhere
    (Task & Purpose)
    An Air Force lieutenant’s lawsuit was the first case Ruth Bader Ginsburg ever argued before the Supreme Court. The landmark decision altered the legal landscape for future gender equity cases.
  7. NASA Publishes Artemis Plan to Land First Woman, Next Man on Moon
    (NASA.gov)
    NASA has announced its plan to land the first woman on the surface of the Moon in 2024.
  8. "I think it's a great honor": Arizona teen among first to become female Eagle Scout
    (CBS News)
    An Arizona teenager is about to join a very exclusive club as one of the few female Eagle Scouts.

 

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