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Trump 'leads' like he's still selling over-priced condos. And his happy talk is killing us.

USA Today - September 15, 2020 - 2:15am

The 3 rules of crisis communications are: Be first. Be right. Be credible. Trump has been tested and condemned, by events and out of his own mouth.

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'Dancing With the Stars': Carole Baskin claws out a paso doble in first dance, earns lowly 3 score

USA Today - September 15, 2020 - 2:02am

"Dancing With the Stars" kicked off its premiere with a new host, no audience and "Tiger King" star Carole Baskin dancing. Here's what happened.

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Five observations from Tennessee Titans' win over Denver Broncos: Redemption for Stephen Gostkowski

USA Today - September 15, 2020 - 1:02am

After missing his first three field goal attempts, Stephen Gostkowski connected on the go-ahead kick with 17 seconds left as the Titans prevailed.

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Facebook says it's cracking down on climate change misinformation. Scientists say it's not doing enough.

USA Today - September 15, 2020 - 12:00am

Facebook says it's launching a Climate Science Information Center to curb misinformation and conspiracy theories. Scientists say Facebook must do more

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Holiday sales likely to tick up only slightly, as shoppers hedge their bets amid COVID-19

USA Today - September 14, 2020 - 11:01pm

In the first holiday season since the coronavirus pandemic, holiday retail sales are expected to rise only slightly, according to Deloitte

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Fire crews are doing 'good work' to contain raging wildfires in Oregon and California. Now it's the weather's turn to help.

USA Today - September 14, 2020 - 9:42pm

Reminders of devastation are everywhere: Burnt-out cars, piles of ash where buildings once stood. Then there's the choking smoke in the air.

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A week before Trump's order protecting meat plants, industry sent draft language to feds

USA Today - September 14, 2020 - 9:33pm

Emails show executives asked USDA for orders to reopen, protection from local health officials as COVID-19 sickened thousands of workers.

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Paul Rudd embraces being a millennial, wearing a mask in COVID-19 PSA video: 'It's science!'

USA Today - September 14, 2020 - 9:13pm

Paul Rudd jokes about his agelessness as a 'certified young person,' but implores millennials to wear masks in new viral COVID-19 PSA video.

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Hundreds of people turned out for an anti-mask protest in Utah. It's being mocked as 'a straight parody' on social media.

USA Today - September 14, 2020 - 8:49pm

The demonstration gained national attention after a news report from Salt Lake City TV station KTVX-TV was shared on Twitter and TikTok this week.

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Michael Cohen: Trump's disdain towards Obama was 'purely racial'

USA Today - September 14, 2020 - 7:34pm

In the new book, Cohen describes several instances where President Trump was disparaging towards minority communities.

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'Welcome, welcome, welcome': Iconic host Alex Trebek brings 'Jeopardy!' back in a COVID-19 world

USA Today - September 14, 2020 - 7:07pm

It's now a socially distanced world due to COVID-19, but Alex Trebek was on his game as 'Jeopardy!' returned for a 37th season Monday.

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'Dancing with the Stars': Carole Baskin bringing the 'Tiger King' freak show is tonight's must-see reality TV

USA Today - September 14, 2020 - 6:36pm

Carole Baskin will bring curious viewers to "Dancing With the Stars" Season 29 Monday night, the first pandemic episode of the reality show.

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Hobby Lobby to raise minimum wage to $17 an hour for full-time workers starting Oct. 1

USA Today - September 14, 2020 - 6:08pm

About a week after calls for a Hobby Lobby boycott, the arts and crafts chain announced it is raising employee pay to $17 an hour in October.

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Rochester Police Chief La'Ron Singletary relieved of duty following Daniel Prude's death

USA Today - September 14, 2020 - 6:06pm

The mayor made the announcement during a hastily called press conference on Monday. Singletary learned the news on Twitter.

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Trump administration has not paid USPS for COVID-19 postcards featuring Trump's name

USA Today - September 14, 2020 - 5:39pm

The bill for the postcards sent to 138 million residential addresses has still not been paid, a USPS spokesperson said.

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20 essentials to buy ahead of cold and flu season

USA Today - September 14, 2020 - 5:29pm

It's more important than ever to take care of yourself and help prevent illnesses in others this cold and flu season.

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Vindman says Trump is Putin's 'useful idiot', considers himself a 'never-Trumper'

USA Today - September 14, 2020 - 5:01pm

Retired Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman testified in President Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry.

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'They almost killed him': Attorney demands criminal charges in police beating of Black Georgia man

USA Today - September 14, 2020 - 4:41pm

A family's attorney said deputies committed a "blatant assault" on Roderick Walker, who suffered bruises all over his face and body.

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Go-bag guide: Preparing for a natural disaster during the COVID-19 pandemic

USA Today - September 14, 2020 - 4:32pm

Between fires, hurricanes, and COVID-19, 2020 does not seem to be letting up. Get your go-bag ready!

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South Dakota AG struck, killed a pedestrian with car; initially said he thought he hit a deer, officials say

USA Today - September 14, 2020 - 4:10pm

South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg told authorities he thought he hit a deer on Saturday night when he struck and killed a pedestrian.

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