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'This is all about your healthcare': Biden says Trump nominated Amy Coney Barrett to end Affordable Care Act

Biden decried Trump nominating Barrett "before Justice Ginsburg could be laid to rest" and after hundreds of thousands of Americans already voted.

Six conservative justices? 10 ways the Supreme Court could change

If President Trump and Senate Republicans can get a 6-3 conservative majority on the Supreme Court, it will mark the biggest change there since 1991.

Poll: Majority of Michigan, Wisconsin voters say don't fill RBG Supreme Court seat before election

The poll found Democratic nominee Biden leading Trump among likely voters 52%-44% in Michigan, and 54%-44% in Wisconsin.

'A real-life miracle': Frankie Muniz, Paige Price announce they're expecting their first baby

"Malcolm in the Middle" star Frankie Muniz and wife Paige Price announced in a joyful YouTube video that they're expecting their first child.

With Breonna Taylor protests, COVID-19 and record homicides, Louisville police are in crisis

Breonna Taylor's death has catapulted Louisville into the national spotlight and made its police force a focal point of the cry for racial justice.

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Cat Sanctuary Endangered: Is It Now RIOC Seeking Revenge?

The widely admired Roosevelt Island cat sanctuary in Southpoint Park is endangered. Known for its loving, unpaid animal care, it’s in trouble because its landlord, RIOC, suddenly wants money. After fifteen years of mutual support, is it legit or retaliation? By David Stone Roosevelt Island News After Fifteen […]

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Update: Sabotaging Westview Plan: Who’s Doing The Dirty Work?

Who’s sabotaging the Westview plan for exiting Mitchell-Lama into affordability? Four full years after tenants overwhelming approved the plan, it’s lost in Cuomo’s Albany. Two years there and two more RIOC wasted screwing around with ownership here before voting “Yes.” So, who’s doing the dirty work now? By […]

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RIVAA Vernissage XIX: The Art Is Now Finally Rising

RIVAA Vernissage XIX, rising now after a six-month pandemic stall, is a fresh sign of life for Roosevelt Island. Because you probably missed it, here’s a look at opening night, photos courtesy of Tad Sudol and RIVAA. By David Stone Roosevelt Island News When COVID-19 restrictions shut down […]

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Breathtaking Carbon Sink Now Imagined Changes Roosevelt Island Forever

A “carbon sink” now proposed for Roosevelt Island, if built, would change the community and New York architecture forever. But imagination can sometimes overwhelm resistance. By David Stone Assorted Ideas, Large & Small Roosevelt Island News Into: Roosevelt Island Carbon Sink Think, if you can, about a 160-floor […]

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