Kyle Ziemnick

Kyle is a WORLD Digital news reporter. He is a World Journalism Institute and Patrick Henry College graduate. Kyle resides in Purcellville, Va. Follow him on Twitter @kylezim25.

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Obamacare tops Democrat agenda at Barrett hearing

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 10/12/20, 05:08 pm

WASHINGTON—The Senate Judiciary Committee kicked off the confirmation hearing on Monday for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump’s nominee to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court. “I believe in the power of prayer, and it has been uplifting to hear that so many people are praying for me,” Barrett said in her opening statement to the committee.

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U.S. economists win Nobel for auction research

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 10/12/20, 05:00 pm

Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson of Stanford University researched how the format of an auction and the bidders’ mindsets affect the winner and final price. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the two Americans the Nobel Memorial Prize for economics on Monday. The men will split an award of more than $1 million.

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Pandemic finals a bust for NBA

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 10/12/20, 04:23 pm

Nielsen ratings showed Monday that just more than half as many people tuned in to Sunday night’s NBA championship game as last year’s. After the pandemic hit, the league scrambled to put together a delayed season with players and staff quarantining at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla.

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