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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and the GOP majority have confirmed 200 judicial nominees by President Trump. It's a record that will affect U.S. law for decades. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Wave Of Young Judges Pushed By McConnell Will Be 'Ruling For Decades To Come'

The Senate majority leader, boosted by President Trump, hits a new milestone in his effort to "leave no vacancy behind." The judges, who are far from retirement age, are largely white men.

A face mask covers the mouth and nose of one of the iconic lion statues in front of the New York Public Library Main Branch on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, in New York, amid the coronavirus pandemic. Ted Shaffrey/AP hide caption

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Widespread Use Of Face Masks Could Save Tens Of Thousands Of Lives, Models Project

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A couple has lunch under plexiglass protection designed by Christophe Gernigon at the H.A.N.D restaurant, on May 27, 2020, in Paris, as France eases lockdown measures taken to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Alain Jocard/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Business As Usual During The Pandemic, This Time Through Plexiglass

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and the GOP majority have confirmed 200 judicial nominees by President Trump. It's a record that will affect U.S. law for decades. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Wave Of Young Judges Pushed By McConnell Will Be 'Ruling For Decades To Come'

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Paul and Francesca Montanaro at Katonah Pizza & Pasta in the Bronx borough of New York City. Paul and Francesca Montanaro hide caption

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When Your Dad Owns A Pizzeria, The Pandemic Means Learning To Make The Perfect Pie

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