Pelosi and Mnuchin have 'extensive' talks on COVID relief

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin have wrapped up an “extensive conversation” on a huge COVID-19 rescue package. They are aiming for an agreement that would permit another round of $1,200 direct stimulus payments, restore bonus pandemic jobless benefits, speed aid to schools and extend assistance to airlines, restaurants and other struggling businesses.

Ruth Bader Ginsberg dies at age 87

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died of metastatic pancreatic cancer at age 87. She died at her home in Washington. Ginsburg was an associate justice of the Supreme Court since 1993. When she…