Ruth Bader Ginsburg makes history, Breonna Taylor, Heat-Celtics: 5 things to know Friday

Editors  |  USA TODAY Ruth Bader Ginsburg to get historic honor at US Capitol The late Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will become the first woman in history to lie in state at the U.S. Capitol on Friday. Thirty-four men have been so honored at the Capitol since 1852. Civil rights icon Rosa Parks, who …

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How projected pick Alexis Lafreniere is handling his Rangers wait

There’s an endearing modesty about Alexis Lafreniere, the projected No. 1 pick in the upcoming 2020 NHL Draft. As the coronavirus pandemic wreaked havoc on the NHL’s schedule, forcing the league to complete the 2019-20 season in a bubble setting and postpone the draft until October, Lafreniere has had to wait even longer for the …

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: Double-dip? That’s one bank’s forecast as eurozone PMIs disappoint

Two young women, one of whom is wearing a face mask, walk in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, as the European Central Bank headquarters can be seen in the background, amid the COVID-19 pandemic on April 24, 2020. yann schreiber/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images It isn’t easy to make sense of purchasing managers indexes, with many harboring suspicion …

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Opinion: Expanding College Football Playoff fair thing to do in this unprecedented season

Dan Wolken   | USA TODAY For a sport that has forever said “we can’t” or “it’s too complicated” whenever big ideas are brought to the table, college football has sure figured out ways to be nimble over the last six months. If you can figure out how to play in the middle of a pandemic …

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Dolphins’ win over Jaguars comes with odd Ryan Fitzpatrick milestone

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Ryan Fitzpatrick handles the Jacksonville Jaguars as well as anyone in the NFL. It doesn’t matter which uniform the journeyman quarterback is wearing, either. Fitzpatrick accounted for three touchdowns and led Miami to a 31-13 victory Thursday night, becoming the first NFL quarterback to notch six wins over the same opponent with …

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In One Chart: These charts show one possible silver lining of the pandemic

Maybe this winter won’t be so bad after all. While the U.S. and other countries in the Northern Hemisphere brace for a possible twindemic of COVID-19 and influenza toward the end of the year, south-of-the-Equator countries such as Australia, Argentina and South Africa offer a ray of hope: They just had one of their mildest …

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Lakers on verge of NBA Finals as they push Nuggets into third straight 3-1 series deficit

Jeff Zillgitt   | USA TODAY Show Caption Hide Caption Tyler Herro and the Miami Heat are 1 win away from the NBA Finals USA TODAY Sports’ Jeff Zillgitt breaks down the Eastern Conference Finals game 4 matchup between the Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat. LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Anthony Davis didn’t miss in …

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Yankees’ Gleyber Torres addresses his defensive struggles

Gleyber Torres made his eighth error at shortstop on Wednesday, a number he knows is too high. He called his defense this season “regular, I guess.” “I had a little struggle in the beginning [of the season], but I feel confident,’’ Torres said. “Errors are part of the game… I really don’t like to make …

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The Wall Street Journal: FTSE Russell will add Chinese government debt to its key indexes

In this photo taken on September 4, 2020, a man walks with the Chinese national flag in a park next to the Yangtze River in Wuhan, China’s central Hubei province. hector retamal/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images FTSE Russell is set to add Chinese government debt to its key indexes, a move that could attract more than $100 …

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Feds announce inquiry involving 9 mail-in ballots in Pennsylvania as Trump rails about fraud

Kevin Johnson   | USA TODAY Show Caption Hide Caption Trump booed and chanted at as he paid respects to Ruth Bader Ginsburg President Donald Trump was booed by crowds at the Supreme Court when he and Melania Trump paid their respects to the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Far from the “out-of-control” fraud that President …

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