Lynde Langdon

Lynde is a WORLD Digital’s managing editor and reports on popular and fine arts. She lives in Wichita, Kan., with her husband and two daughters. Follow Lynde on Twitter @lmlangdon.

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Trump pledges to pick female Supreme Court justice

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 9/19/20, 10:57 pm

Voters will find out in the coming week whom President Donald Trump wants to fill the seat of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday at age 87. At a rally in Fayetteville, N.C., the president declared the choice would be “a very talented, very brilliant woman.” Amy Coney Barrett, a pro-life, Catholic judge from the 7th U.S.

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 9/18/20, 08:14 pm

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a feminist attorney who became the U.S. Supreme Court’s second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington from metastatic pancreatic cancer. She was 87.

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Fires turn deadly in western U.S.

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 9/12/20, 11:02 pm

The mother of 16-year-old Josiah Williams confirmed her son died in the North Complex Fire that blazed through California’s Sierra Nevada mountains this week. As of Saturday, at least 31 people had died in wildfires in California, Oregon, and Washington. Emergency workers expected the death toll to rise sharply as they discovered more bodies in the rubble of burned towns.

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