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Do J.K. Rowling's transphobic comments taint her new book, 'Troubled Blood'? For me, they do.

USA Today - September 15, 2020 - 8:36am

Reading J.K. Rowling's "Troubled Blood" after her transphobic comments highlights an upsetting trope difficult to separate from the author's stance.

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Yes, Rochester police, the death of mentally ill Daniel Prude is 'your guys' fault'

USA Today - September 15, 2020 - 8:23am

Psychosis symptoms confound the public and family members like me. But I expect officers with guns, weapons and the power to take lives to know more.

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'I didn't see what I hit': South Dakota AG releases statement detailing role in fatal crash

USA Today - September 15, 2020 - 8:17am

South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg said he thought he hit a deer when he struck and killed a man on Saturday night.

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Dannehy joins Justice honor roll by resigning from politicized Durham FBI Russia probe

USA Today - September 15, 2020 - 7:48am

Career lawyers should protest or resign like Dannehy to flag partisan misuse of the Justice Department in the election, our core democratic moment.

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Co-author of Ohio State myocarditis study says it's no reason to cancel sports

USA Today - September 15, 2020 - 7:43am

Ohio State cardiologist Dr. Curt Daniels said interpretations of the results and risk of myocarditis in relation to COVID-19 have been misconstrued.

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Theme parks could go mask-free next year if rapid COVID-19 testing is in place, ex-Disney staffer says

USA Today - September 15, 2020 - 7:37am

Former Disney staffer Eddie Sotto says theme parks could do away with face masks by next year if rapid antigen tests for COVID-19 are ready in time.

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Rattlesnakes bit two hikers at Yosemite National Park in August. Here's how you can stay safe.

USA Today - September 15, 2020 - 7:34am

If you're planning a trip to Yosemite National Park, it's not just a fire advisory you need to keep in mind: It's also rattlesnakes.

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Eric Reid calls NFL's racial justice efforts 'half-hearted,' use of Colin Kaepernick's image 'diabolical'

USA Today - September 15, 2020 - 7:29am

Free agent safety Eric Reid said the NFL using footage of Colin Kaepernick protesting to promote social justice causes is "diabolical."

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I thought I never personally experienced racism. Then I realized I just normalized it.

USA Today - September 15, 2020 - 7:23am

Recently, I realized that my success comes from my ability, as a Black woman, to normalize and dismiss the racism I face every single day.

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Biden is getting trounced with Cuban American voters in Florida, a trend that could tip the state to Trump

USA Today - September 15, 2020 - 6:41am

Biden is underperforming with Cuban Americans in Miami-Dade, the state's largest county, and with Latinos across Florida, according to recent polling.

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City of Louisville agrees to 'substantial' settlement in Breonna Taylor shooting

USA Today - September 15, 2020 - 6:40am

Louisville's metro government is expected to announce a "substantial" financial settlement Tuesday with the family of Breonna Taylor.

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Firefighters rescue dog trapped in recliner sofa

USA Today - September 15, 2020 - 6:36am

A nine-month-old puppy in Ramapo, New York, found himself in a sticky situation when he got his head stuck in a recliner couch recently.

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Democrats are making it tough for Don't-Like-Trumpers to vote against him

USA Today - September 15, 2020 - 6:00am

Democrats are making the choice difficult for those who prefer Donald Trump over Joe Biden on policy, but deplore his conduct in office.

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'I was floored': Coronavirus test prices charged by some hospitals and labs stun consumers, spur questions

USA Today - September 15, 2020 - 4:59am

Some out-of-network hospitals and labs have charged thousands of dollars for routine COVID-19 tests. A Congressional committee wants answers.

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Driven to tell the stories of America's forgotten homeless

USA Today - September 15, 2020 - 4:30am

According to one estimate, nearly 570,000 people nationwide were homeless on a night in 2019.

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Hurricane Sally's movement, Woodward's new Book, an Apple event: 5 things to know Tuesday

USA Today - September 15, 2020 - 4:04am

Hurricane Sally weakens slightly, will re-strengthen later Tuesday, Bob Woodward's new Trump book titled 'Rage,' is out and more news to know Tuesday.

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Happy Birthday, Prince Harry! He turns 36 after a tumultuous year

USA Today - September 15, 2020 - 4:00am

As he turns 36, the same age Princess Diana when she died in 1997, Prince Harry can look back on a tumultuous year of change.

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Official misconduct is the leading cause of wrongful convictions, study finds

USA Today - September 15, 2020 - 4:00am

A study, which looked at 2,400 exoneration cases, found that misconduct by police and prosecutors led to majority of false convictions.

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As more schools shift to online learning, what should they do about cyberattacks?

USA Today - September 15, 2020 - 4:00am

As schools shift to online learning, more cyber problems can be expected. But there are steps schools can take to safeguard against cyberattacks.

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Apple iOS14: 5 features I really like – and one I'm not so crazy about

USA Today - September 15, 2020 - 3:20am

Apple traditionally updates its iOS every fall, with new features for both new iPhones and iPads and older models as well.

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