NewsDepth 2020-2021 | Episode 3

In this week's episode, we fill you in on the vacancy left by the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Who was RBG and what exactly does the Supreme Court of the United States do? We've got the answers to both. 

Plus, there are big changes happening in world leadership. We meet Japan's new prime minister and find out why Barbados is cutting ties with the Queen of England.

Hurricane Sally brought historic flooding to the Southeast. We will see how folks there are recovering from the storm.

Finally, last week we asked what you want to be doing when you are 100-years-old. If you stay as active as Ms. Duck, you might just be dancing into your centennial! ideastream's Gabriel Kramer meets this online exercise sensation.

judicial review (noun)  the power to decide whether something is in line with the Constitution or not

constitutional monarchy (noun) a government where a monarch shares power with a government ruled by a constitution

republic (noun) a government where the ultimate power rests with the people


In this week's episode, we learn about a Wisconsin community getting ready for trick-or-treating. We want to know: what steps would you take to trick or treat safely?

You can use the inbox form to submit your answers. Rick will share some of your best letters next week.

Then vote in our poll: Should trick-or-treat be canceled? Yes or No. Click here to vote

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