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Buffalo Bills apply to trademark much-beloved 'Bills Mafia' fan moniker

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 1:51pm

The NFL's Buffalo Bills applied to trademark the term "Bills Mafia" that was created at a grassroots level by a group of passionate fans.

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Will a COVID-19 stimulus deal be struck by Tuesday? What we know about relief negotiations

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 1:49pm

Democrats and Republicans are struggling to cut a deal as they face a Tuesday deadline set by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

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After Fauci said he's not surprised Trump got COVID-19, president calls top disease experts a 'disaster'

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 1:48pm

"I think deep down, he believes in science," Fauci said of Trump. "If he didn't, he would not have entrusted his health" to the Walter Reed doctors.

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'Smoke coming from everywhere': Colorado fights largest wildfire in state history, a second forces thousands to evacuate

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 1:45pm

Colorado crews scrambled to gain ground against two blazes as this year's historic wildfire season imparted more heartbreak and hardships on the West.

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Trump delivered his SCOTUS promise, but his pandemic response cost him support among Christians

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 1:44pm

The president's response to the coronavirus pandemic appears to be softening support for his re-election among Christians who supported him in 2016.

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The Orionid meteor shower peaks Tuesday night into Wednesday morning

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 1:37pm

Keep your eyes to the sky late Tuesday and early Wednesday: You might get to see the peak of the Orionids, the best meteor shower of the fall.

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Six Russian intelligence operatives charged in global hacking operation; same group linked to 2016 election

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 1:36pm

"No country has weaponized its cyber capabilities as maliciously and irresponsibly as Russia," said a U.S. DOJ representative.

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Disney+ adds stronger, longer warning about racist stereotypes to classic films 'Dumbo,' 'Peter Pan'

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 1:36pm

Disney+ has strengthened its "outdated cultural depictions" warning with a disclaimer about racial stereotypes in films like 'Dumbo' and 'Peter Pan.'

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Halloween costumes we won't miss this year amid the pandemic, protests for racial justice

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 12:06pm

We're rounding up costumes we won't miss this year, either because they've already been exhausted in 2020 or because of today's social climate.

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Cheerleader's emotional reaction to making the squad

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 11:52am

When the competition got tighter because of COVID-19, Kayla Kosmaski had her doubts about making the cheer team. She couldn't hold back the tears when she saw the results.

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The week in polls: Trump roars back in Florida, Biden gains in Georgia

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 11:04am

In the Senate, a poll found Doug Jones may not be doomed after all. And another found Lindsey Graham's race may not be as tight as believed.

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More people flying? TSA screens 1 million daily passengers for first time since pandemic began

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 10:51am

The TSA crossed a long-awaited threshold Sunday, screening 1 million passengers at airport checkpoints for the first time since March 17.

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Tropical Storm Epsilon forms in Atlantic; expected to reach hurricane strength this week

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 10:51am

The storm is forecast to be at or near hurricane strength by early Thursday.

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Coronavirus live updates: Global COVID cases pass 40M; US nears 220K deaths; Fauci not surprised Trump was infected

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 10:50am

Nancy Pelosi says stimulus deal "depends on the administration." Anthony Fauci talks lockdown, vaccine on "60 Minutes." Latest COVID news.

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Taco Bell World Series freebie returns: If a base is stolen, here's how to get a free Doritos Locos taco

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 10:36am

Taco Bell is bringing back its "Steal a Base, Steal a Taco" World Series promo and the chain's loyalty members can get a free taco faster.

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Naomi Campbell covers Vogue, talks experience with racism and advocating for Black models

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 10:29am

During an interview for the cover of Vogue's November 2020 issue, supermodel Naomi Campbell spoke about her experience advocating for Black models.

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Ventilation and air filtration play a key role in preventing the spread of COVID-19 indoors

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 10:12am

As schools and offices open up, here's what building managers should do to reduce SARS-CoV-2 particles in the air we breathe

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Supreme Court will rule on Trump administration policy forcing asylum-seekers to remain in Mexico

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 10:08am

The so-called Migrant Protection Protocols represent one of several administration efforts to reduce the number of asylum-seekers entering the country

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Why full evidence of the plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Whitmer may never be known

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 10:05am

Technology played a critical role in the planning and formulation of the alleged plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, police say.

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Supreme Court will decide future of President Trump's border wall with Mexico

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 9:37am

The case is unlikely to be heard before Jan. 20, and if Trump loses re-election next month, a Democratic administration could stop construction.

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