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President Donald Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch, a fast-rising conservative judge, to the Supreme Court last night, setting up a fierce fight with Democrats over a jurist who could shape America’s legal landscape for decades to come. At 49, Gorsuch is the youngest Supreme Court nominee in a quarter-century.
After a successful 56-43 procedural vote Monday, Rex Tillerson will likely seek his secretary of State confirmation today despite upset over Trump’s controversial immigration order.
Wal-Mart is scrapping its ShippingPass program, a fee-based, two-day shipping service it was testing to compete with Amazon Prime. Instead, they will offer free two-day shipping on more than 2 million items when you spend at least $35. You don’t have to have a membership anymore like you do with Amazon. . .Wal-Mart will be giving members who paid for a ShippingPass subscription a full refund.
The Acting Secretary of the Army has directed the Army Corps of Engineers to proceed with an easement necessary to complete the Dakota Access pipeline, North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven said yesterday.
Donors come forward nationwide to erase school lunch debts- People around the country have been inspired to donate thousands of dollars to erase debts owed by parents that can follow kids throughout their school. An online fundraising effort has paid almost $100,000 in lunch debt to help kids avoid the embarrassment of unpaid lunch accounts.
Washington state enters pay-for-the-miles-you drive trend with pilot program– Paying for the miles you drive is not a new idea. But after pilot programs in California, Colorado and Oregon, Washington state is entering with a pilot program rolling out later this fall. This is in effort to search for other revenue streams to help pay for road construction and maintenance and other expenses.