Ginsburg, the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court, died from complications from cancer. Her death will set in motion what promises to be a tumultuous political battle over who will succeed her.
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A new study lead by a University of Iowa researcher found psychological child abuse is associated with the greatest amount of negative long-term effects as compared to other forms of abuse like physical and sexual.
UI Athletics Voices Support For Fall Season, Plans To Monitor Players For Heart Issues Linked To COVIDThe University of Iowa and the Big Ten Conference reverse their initial decision and announce plans to go ahead with a fall football season despite the COVID-19 pandemic and persistent health concerns. Players who contract the virus will get "comprehensive" cardiac screenings to monitor for potential complications, some of which cardiologists warn could be dire.
The Democratic presidential nominee said Friday he thought voters should have a say in the makeup of the high court through their choice for president — the position taken by the GOP in 2016.
President Trump and Republicans already have remade the federal judiciary in their own image. The death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg puts a rare third Supreme Court pick within their grasp.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with filmmakers Gerard Bush and Christopher Renz about their new movie, Antebellum. It stars Janelle Monáe in a story that takes on the legacy of slavery in a surprising way.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Nikole Hannah-Jones, creator of The New York Times "1619 Project," about President Trump's "patriotic education" commission and his attack on her project.
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