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Currency traders work at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. Asian markets were mostly lower on Wednesday as investors kept a wary eye on how the coronavirus pandemic will affect the economic outlook.
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Wall Street opening higher led by big gain for Nike

Sep. 23, 2020 9:47 AM EDT

New York (AP) — Stocks are rising on Wall Street Wednesday, adding to the day-earlier gains ahead of a second day of testimony by the Fed chairman. Nike rose more than 10% after it reported soaring online sales of its sneakers and workout clothes. Rival Under Armour is also up, rising 7%. Tesla fell 5%...

The flag-draped casket of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg arrives at the Supreme Court in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. Ginsburg, 87, died of cancer on Sept. 18. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Ruth Ginsburg's flag-draped casket arrives at Supreme Court

Sep. 23, 2020 9:46 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of people are expected to pay their respects at the Supreme Court to the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the women's rights champion, leader of the court's liberal bloc and feminist icon who died last week. Even with the court closed to the public because of the coronavirus...

The sun rises behind the Supreme Court in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, before a private ceremony and public viewing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ginsburg, 87, died of cancer on Sept. 18. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

The Latest: Trump to pay respects to Ginsburg on Thursday

Sep. 23, 2020 9:40 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court and the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsbur g (all times local): 9:38 a.m. The White House says President Donald Trump will pay his respects to the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Thursday at the Supreme Court. The casket of the second woman to serve...

Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill, after a meeting at the White House, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Democrats propose sweeping bill to curb presidential abuses

Sep. 23, 2020 9:03 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are proposing a sweeping bill to curb presidential abuses, a pitch to voters weeks ahead of Election Day as they try to defeat President Donald Trump, capture the Senate from Republicans and keep their House majority. The legislation, a wide-ranging package of new and...

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., speaks during the committee's business meeting where it will consider new subpoenas in the

GOP Senate report on Biden son alleges conflict of interest

Sep. 23, 2020 8:57 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Republican-led Senate committees issued a politically charged report Wednesday alleging that the work Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's son did in Ukraine constituted a conflict of interest for the Obama administration at a time when Biden was engaged in Ukraine policy as...

President Trump to hold rally on Friday in Newport News

Sep. 23, 2020 8:43 AM EDT

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump will be holding a rally in the southeastern Virginia city of Newport News. The Virginian-Pilot reports that Friday evening's rally will be at the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport. The campaign stop will fall in between visits in to Florida and...

This September 2020 photo provided by Johnson & Johnson shows a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine being developed by the company. Johnson & Johnson is beginning a huge final study to try to prove if the single-dose vaccine can protect against the coronavirus. (Cheryl Gerber/Courtesy of Johnson & Johnson via AP)

Late-stage study of first single-shot vaccine begins in US

Sep. 23, 2020 8:21 AM EDT

Johnson & Johnson is beginning a huge final study to try to prove if a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine can protect against the virus. The study starting Wednesday will be one of the world's largest coronavirus vaccine studies so far, testing the shot in 60,000 volunteers in the U.S., South Africa, Argentina,...

FILE - In this file photo from May 30, 2020, Congresswomen Joyce Beatty and Columbus City Council President Shannon Hardin try to intervene as Columbus Police use pepper spray on demonstrators during a protest on the death of George Floyd on South High Street near the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio is developing a statewide standard for police departments to follow when dealing with the types of protests over police brutality and racism that erupted in May and June after the killing of Floyd in Minneapolis. (Kyle Robertson/The Columbus Dispatch via AP, File)

Ohio board developing mass protest law enforcement standard

Sep. 23, 2020 8:02 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A statewide standard for Ohio police departments to follow when dealing with mass protests could assist small agencies that don't have experience in handling such demonstrations and give bigger departments the chance to review procedures, according to the head of the state's criminal...

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2020, file photo Cindy McCain, wife of former Arizona Sen. John McCain, waves to the crowd after being acknowledged by Arizona Republican Gov. Doug Ducey during his State of the State address on the opening day of the legislative session at the Capitol in Phoenix. Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden said Sept. 22 that Cindy McCain plans to endorse him for president. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

Cindy McCain rebukes fellow Republican Trump to back Biden

Sep. 23, 2020 7:56 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Cindy McCain has endorsed Democrat Joe Biden for president in a rebuke of President Donald Trump by the widow of the Republican Party's 2008 nominee. Trump has had a fraught relationship with John McCain's family since he disparaged the Arizona senator during the 2016 campaign. But the...

Sharon Hayes, center, a poll judge in the general election, and Joyce Rollins, right, wait in line to vote outside the St. Louis County Board of Elections in St. Ann, Mo., on the first day of in-person absentee voting in Missouri on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. (Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

Election 2020 Today: Trump vs. science, Biden takes his time

Sep. 23, 2020 7:39 AM EDT

Here’s what’s happening Wednesday in Election 2020, 41 days until Election Day: HOW TO VOTE: AP’s state-by-state interactive has details on how to vote in this election. TODAY’S TOP STORIES: TRUMP VILIFIES SCIENCE: With the nation’s COVID-19 death toll at 200,000, President...