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Trump's Iran strategy will fail, no matter what wild threats he makes on the Limbaugh show

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 8:38am

Trump is making diplomacy impossible. Iran seems determined to outlast his unrealistic orders, whether that means four more months or four more years.

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WNBA star Sue Bird says perception of 'cute white girls' helps U.S. women's soccer

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 8:30am

Seattle Storm's Sue Bird said U.S. women's soccer players are more popular than WNBA players because of their perception as "cute little white girls."

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No. 1 Clemson stays ahead of No. 2 Alabama in this week's NCAA Re-Rank 1-127

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 8:19am

Clemson stayed ahead of Alabama atop the USA TODAY Sports NCAA Re-Rank. 1-127, while Coastal Carolina and Florida State made big moves up.

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'Refrigerator-sized' asteroid may 'buzz-cut' Earth day before election, Neil deGrasse Tyson says

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 7:58am

"It's not big enough to cause harm. So if the World ends in 2020, it won't be the fault of the Universe," Tyson said.

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California hiker reunites with family after missing for two weeks in Zion National Park

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 7:36am

Holly Suzanne Courtier, a 38-year-old California hiker, has been found after missing for two weeks at Zion National Park in Utah.

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NFL Week 6 winners and losers: Bucs' defense shines, Adam Gase's Jets hit embarrassing low

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 7:34am

The Jets are the only winless team left in the NFL after yet another humiliating defeat, this time at the hands of the Dolphins.

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Fox Sports' Joe Buck to call major sports event every day this week

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 7:28am

Fox Sports' Joe Buck is covering a full slate of major sporting events this week, including the World Series and NFL games on Monday and Thursday.

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Fact check: True claim about Harris failing bar exam on first try and Barrett's law school rank

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 7:17am

A post compares the early career qualifications of Judge Amy Coney Barrett and Sen. Kamala Harris. We rate this claim true.

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When retirement arrives sooner than expected: What to do, what to know

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 7:04am

Although Americans typically assume they will retire when they want, and on their own terms, many are in for a surprise

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Bette Midler announces 'Hocus Pocus' reunion with Meryl Streep, Jamie Lee Curtis, more

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 7:00am

Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy are getting the Sanderson Sisters back together for a virtual "Hocus Pocus" reunion.

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'Riding a tiger': William Barr's politically charged tenure puts DOJ on ballot with Trump

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 6:39am

Analysts are alarmed by Attorney General William Barr's advocacy for Trump and its potential to undermine the Justice Dept.'s long-guarded independence.

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Musician Christopher Cross calls COVID-19 experience the 'darkest of times,' urges mask wearing

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 5:48am

During an appearance on "CBS Sunday Morning" Sunday, the musician, 69, described having the coronavirus as "the worst 10 days of my life."

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Indiana police fire new officer after social media posts reveal link to neo-Nazi forum

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 5:07am

Lafayette police fired Officer Joseph Zacharek on Saturday after social media posts claimed he was part of Iron March, a disbanded neo-Nazi forum.

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How art, history and philanthropy can bridge Americans' political divisions

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 5:00am

By elevating public discourse through art, culture, philanthropy and faith traditions, we can begin to heal our divisions.

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COVID doctor: Herd immunity rests on naive and faulty logic. In practice, people will die.

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 4:00am

Trump and his advisers should not consider a herd immunity strategy. It will result in significant hospitalizations and death, and it won't work.

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College students struggle to spot misinformation online as 2020 election approaches

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 4:00am

A new study by Stanford History Education Group finds that college students often struggle to spot misinformation online.

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The Trump and Never-Trump eras could end soon. Thanks for the memories and inspiration.

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 3:00am

Conservatives are setting aside policy priorities to vote for Biden and other Democrats. Would I be this honorable if our situations were reversed?

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Senate reconvenes, Florida early voting, Colorado wildfires: 5 things to know Monday

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 1:38am

The full Senate will reconvene, early voting kicks off in Florida and more things to start your Monday.

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Dodgers' Cody Bellinger dislocated his shoulder celebrating Game 7 home run

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 1:25am

The 2019 NL MVP hit a go-ahead solo home run in the seventh inning of Game 7 and promptly dislocated his shoulder celebrating with a teammate.

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'The job's not done': Dodgers beat Braves in Game 7 thriller to complete comeback, reach World Series

USA Today - October 19, 2020 - 1:19am

Cody Bellinger hit a go-ahead home run in the seventh inning and the Dodgers held on to win the NL after falling behind 3-1 in the series.

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