Midday News To Use: 10.27.2020

Third Times a Charm
Amy Coney Barrett is the newest Supreme Court associate justice. Barrett’s nomination was confirmed by the Senate, and the White House held a for show swearing-in ceremony last night. The real swearing in will be held later with Chief Justice Roberts. Amy Coney Barrett is the 3rd Justice Trump has appointed to the bench.
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And Then There Were Three
The US has seen almost half a million new coronavirus cases in one week as the dreaded fall surge continues to grow, and some places could be close to what former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb called “an exponential spread.” There are only 3 counties in the United State that remain untouched by the virus. Esmeralda county, NV. Kalawao, Hawaii and Loving County, Texas where there are less than 6 people per square mile. There is a place that one certainly can keep a social distance.
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More Than Meets The Eye
Scientists Confirm the Presence of Water on the Moon. For decades, scientists have picked up hints of water on the moon, but they’ve lacked proof that the hydrogen and oxygen compounds detected above the lunar surface were directly attributable to the presence of water. This news bolds well for future missions to the moon where Astronauts could stay longer.
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Hurricane Again
Hurricane Zeta has struck the Yucatán Peninsula as a Category 1, bringing heavy rains and a storm surge threat. Zeta will likely lose energy over the next day, but it could be a Category 1 storm as it moves across the Gulf Coast to make landfall tomorrow evening between the Mississippi River Delta and Mobile, Alabama. It could be the 6th Hurricane to hit that area just this year.
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Our Kind of Music
Whitney Houston’s Grammy-winning smash “I Will Always Love You” is the fourth song from the ’90s — and the first solo track from the decade — to join YouTube’s billion-views club. Originally written and recorded by Dolly Parton in 1973, the song was recorded and released by Houston in 1992. The Houston version topped the charts in the early part of the 90’s after it was featured in movie “The Bodyguard.”
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