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Hospitals overwhelmed: Exhausted staffs, surging COVID-19 cases push nation's limits

USA Today - 5 hours 17 min ago

The worsening COVID-19 outbreak, fueled by Americans' fatigue, means hospitals are scrambling for more doctors, nurses and therapists to fill shifts.

      
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Terror attacks in France over Mohammad cartoons spark debate on secularism, Islamophobia

USA Today - 5 hours 19 min ago

Recent attacks in France, linked to depictions of the Prophet Mohammad, have reignited tensions over the limits of free expression and secularism.

      
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'We were ready to leave': LeBron James sought guidance from Barack Obama during NBA boycott

USA Today - October 30, 2020 - 11:34pm

LeBron James says he sought guidance from former President Obama about leaving bubble following the NBA boycott after the shooting of Jacob Blake.

      
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WNBA star Sue Bird, USWNT stalwart Megan Rapinoe announce their engagement

USA Today - October 30, 2020 - 8:52pm

WNBA star Sue Bird and USWNT standout Megan Rapinoe are engaged. Bird shared the news with a post on social media Friday night.

      
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'Politically correct': Trump pokes Fox News Host Laura Ingraham for wearing a mask

USA Today - October 30, 2020 - 8:25pm

The Center for Disease Control and top health officials advise wearing face masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

      
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Inspire Brands, parent company of Arby's and Sonic, to purchase Dunkin' Brands for $11.3 billion

USA Today - October 30, 2020 - 8:16pm

Dunkin' Brands is expected to join the Inspire Brands Inc. in a deal worth $11.3 billion and considered one of the largest restaurant deals in years.

      
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Kentucky State Police training presentation quoting Hitler is 'unacceptable,' governor says

USA Today - October 30, 2020 - 8:05pm

The Kentucky State Police training slideshow by a former top official quoted Adolf Hitler three times and advocated for officers to use "ruthless" violence.

      
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Will Trump be a one-term president? Here's the list of the Commanders-in-Chief denied a second term

USA Today - October 30, 2020 - 6:52pm

From John Adams to George H.W. Bush, nearly 10 American presidents have run for re-election and lost throughout U.S. history.

      
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Kyle Rittenhouse, accused in fatal Kenosha shootings, will face homicide charges in Wisconsin

USA Today - October 30, 2020 - 6:48pm

An Illinois judge on Friday ordered Kyle Rittenhouse to be extradited to Wisconsin, where he faces homicide charges in Kenosha County.

      
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Family of Betsy DeVos among Michigan's biggest political donors

USA Today - October 30, 2020 - 6:47pm

A Free Press analysis of big money donations from Michigan shows much of it going to Republican-leaning political committees.

      
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Florida failed to spend $10 million for election security, COVID-19 protection at polls

USA Today - October 30, 2020 - 6:05pm

Federal funds sent to Florida are sitting in a state account as "unbudgeted reserve." But Secretary of State Laurel Lee insists the state is ready.

      
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Dyson vacuums, purifiers and hair tools are majorly discounted for Black Friday 2020

USA Today - October 30, 2020 - 5:32pm

These Black Friday 2020 deals on top-rated Dyson vacuum machines, air purifiers and hair tools will save you tons—get the details.

      
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Jack Nicklaus on tweet supporting Trump: I knew 'it was going to cause me some grief' but 'I think he's been great'

USA Today - October 30, 2020 - 3:04pm

Vice President Mike Pence asked Nicklaus to publicly support Trump and the PGA Hall of Fame golfer tweeted a six-paragraph statement.

      
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Giddy Golden Retriever leaps into dad's arms

USA Today - October 30, 2020 - 2:53pm

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Micah Waits has been deployed four times. A warm welcome home from his little girl, and his golden retriever, make it all worth it.

      
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Fact check: Jill Biden didn't comment on Hunter Biden's laptop, as viral post claims

USA Today - October 30, 2020 - 2:28pm

Post falsely claims that Jill Biden has confirmed that a laptop at the center of a New York Post investigation belongs to stepson Hunter Biden.

      
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Walmart returning guns to sales floor reversing earlier decision related to election unrest

USA Today - October 30, 2020 - 2:08pm

After saying it had moved firearms and ammunition off the sales floor "as a precaution,'' Walmart says it will start making those items visible again.

      
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How to make graveyard and ghost cookies

USA Today - October 30, 2020 - 2:00pm

Tis the season to get spooky! Here's an easy recipe for graveyard and ghost cookies to whip up this Halloween.

      
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CDC: 'Conditional Sailing Order' allows cruise lines to sail Nov. 1 but it's not likely they will

USA Today - October 30, 2020 - 1:57pm

Cruise ships will be allowed to sail in U.S. waters Sunday, according to a CDC order issued Friday but that doesn't mean passengers will be on board.

      
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Wild raccoon leads Texas high school staff on wild chase through hallways

USA Today - October 30, 2020 - 1:51pm

The CCTV footage shows staff and animal control chasing the critter through the halls and eventually out an open door.

      
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Lori Loughlin reports to California prison for 2-month sentence in college admissions case

USA Today - October 30, 2020 - 1:50pm

Lori Loughlin reported to a California prison to begin serving her two-month sentence for her role in the college admissions scandal.

      
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