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Actor Dave Bautista offers $20,000 reward in defaced Florida manatee case

USA Today - 8 hours 34 min ago

Dave Bautista took to Twitter after seeing the news of a manatee spotted in a Florida spring with the word TRUMP scraped in algae on its back.

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White man who stabbed Black college student to death in Maryland sentenced to life in prison

USA Today - 8 hours 45 min ago

Sean Urbanski, 25, was sentenced to life in prison for the death of Richard Collins III, a newly commissioned Army lieutenant.

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Capitol riot: What we know about allegations of inside help from members of Congress

USA Today - 9 hours 11 min ago

Democrats are now calling on formal investigations, citing an unusual uptick in visitors sporting MAGA gear the day before the attempted coup.

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2020 NFL divisional playoffs: 22 players who may play final game with current team

USA Today - 9 hours 18 min ago

Saints QB Drew Brees isn't the only one on NFL divisional playoff teams who could soon be on the move.

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Soldier can't break free from mom's hug

USA Today - 9 hours 24 min ago

Private First Class Patrick Curran hadn't seen his mom Bunnie Williams in more than a year when he decided to surprise her.

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Jacob Blake speaks on police shooting that left him paralyzed: 'I didn't want to be the next George Floyd'

USA Today - 9 hours 47 min ago

Jacob Blake tells his side of the story in an interview that aired on "Good Morning America" Thursday.

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Woman catches squirrel holding a knife in her backyard

USA Today - 9 hours 48 min ago

Ever seen a squirrel holding a knife?

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'Does nothing to save Main Street': Biden faces criticism from GOP, progressives on COVID-19 relief package

USA Today - 9 hours 52 min ago

Top Democrats embraced the plan, but some in the GOP say it doesn't do enough to help businesses, and progressives say stimulus checks should be larger.

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Will Melania Trump invite Jill Biden to tea-and-tour at White House or break tradition?

USA Today - 10 hours 1 min ago

The decades-old civic ritual of the outgoing FLOTUS inviting her successor to tea and a tour of the White House appears to be off for Melania Trump.

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COVID-19 exposure on flights is more common than you think. The US doesn't share details, but Canada does

USA Today - 10 hours 2 min ago

The CDC has identified more than 4,000 flights where a passenger may have flown while infected with COVID. Plus, Canada counts more than 3,000.

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How Disney+'s 'WandaVision' expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe, hurtles through sitcom history

USA Today - 10 hours 58 min ago

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is expanding to Disney+. First up: 'WandaVision,' an ode to classic sitcoms starring Paul Bettany and Elizabeth Olsen.

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Fact-checking 'One Night in Miami': Did Malcolm X really get into a fight with Sam Cooke?

USA Today - 11 hours 2 min ago

"One Night in Miami" brings together four Black legends: Malcolm X, Cassius Clay, Sam Cooke and Jim Brown. But what really happened that night?

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MLB rule changes: League still discussing universal DH and expanded playoffs for 2021 season

USA Today - 11 hours 10 min ago

MLB plans to keep the seven-inning doubleheader and runner on second base in extra innings, but the DH and expanded playoff format still unresolved.

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Charles Barkley says athletes 'deserve some preferential treatment' for COVID-19 vaccination

USA Today - 11 hours 11 min ago

Charles Barkley believes professional athletes, including NBA players, should be among the first to receive vaccines for the novel coronavirus.

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Fact check: Trump loses several perks only with impeachment conviction by Jan. 20

USA Today - 11 hours 15 min ago

Posts get repercussions of a second Trump impeachment mostly correct. But revocation of perks depends on Senate conviction before Jan. 20.

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The Capitol attack could have crippled America's government. We need a backup plan.

USA Today - 11 hours 22 min ago

After 9/11, our ideas for how our government could survive through crisis were ignored. COVID and the Capitol riot show we need them more than ever.

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Falcons offer head coaching job to Titans offensive coordinator Arthur Smith

USA Today - 11 hours 26 min ago

The Atlanta Falcons have offered their head coaching position to Tennessee Titans offensive coordinator Arthur Smith.

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Opinion: Black coaches, talent evaluators concerned that NFL teams will simply do more 'token' interviews

USA Today - 12 hours 14 min ago

Even with an expanded Rooney Rule for NFL interviews, some Black coaching candidates worry it will simply lead to more "token" interviews with teams.

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Live politics updates: Biden picks Jaime Harrison, who lost 2020 bid to unseat Lindsey Graham, to head DNC

USA Today - 12 hours 48 min ago

Harrison, who previously chaired the South Carolina Democratic Party, lost to Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. by 11 percentage points in the November election.

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Live updates: US on high alert ahead of Inauguration Day as states activate National Guards at their Capitols

USA Today - 13 hours 3 min ago

Following the Jan. 6 pro-Trump riot at the US Capitol, officials nationwide up security ahead of possible intense weekend protests. Latest news.

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