Things to Do This Week

October 25, 2020 

(Or vice versa.) It’s Halloween week and treats abound, from oysters to ballet to a Sam Smith concert.

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October 26, 2020
AOC tells Jane Fonda being Trump’s ‘public enemy No. 1’ is a good thing

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez considers herself “public enemy No. 1” in the eyes of President Trump. The Bronx-born congresswoman told actress Jane Fonda that Trump’s disdain for her is a good thing during an interview for “Fire Drill Fridays” last week. “If the worst and most authoritarian, borderline — or probably, actually — fascistic president in […]

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October 26, 2020
Las Vegas dad allegedly kills infant daughter by tossing her off apartment balcony

A Las Vegas father was arrested for allegedly throwing his 2-month-old daughter from a second-floor apartment balcony on Saturday morning, resulting in the tot’s death, police said. The suspect, identified as 32-year-old Clarence Martin Jr., is also accused of setting the apartment on fire after getting into a feud with his girlfriend — the infant’s […]

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October 26, 2020
Homeless man accused of intentionally setting NJ fire that killed two people

A homeless man was charged for allegedly setting fire to a New Jersey apartment building that left two people dead and nine injured, authorities announced Sunday. Brandon Adams, 34, is accused of intentionally igniting the early Sunday morning fire in Camden, the county prosecutor’s office said. Authorities drew that conclusion “based in part on assistance […]

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October 26, 2020
Biden Pledges Ambitious Climate Action. Here’s What He Could Actually Do.

WASHINGTON — Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s $2 trillion plan to fight global warming is the most ambitious climate policy proposed by a leading presidential candidate, a political lightning rod spotlighted on Thursday night when the Democratic nominee acknowledged during a debate that it would “transition” the country “from the oil industry.” But no one knows […]

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October 26, 2020
New Mexico lawmaker flees home after threats over social distancing

A New Mexico state Senator fled his home Sunday after receiving multiple intimidating voicemail messages over the weekend, saying the threats were connected to his recent criticisms of a local protest against COVID-19 restrictions where many attendees were not wearing masks or social distancing. Jacob Candelaria received the messages, which included homophobic slurs against the […]

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October 26, 2020
Live Updates: Senate expected to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court

The Senate is set to vote Monday evening to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court. On Sunday, Senate Republicans voted 51-48 to limit debate on the Supreme Court nomination of Barrett, setting up a vote on her confirmation for Monday evening. Previously, Supreme Court justices needed to clear a 60-vote […]

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