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What we know about the massive explosion in Beirut that killed at least 100, injured thousands

USA Today - 11 hours 41 min ago

Rescue workers are searching for survivors in the aftermath of the blast which officials say might have been caused by ammonium nitrate.

      
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'Still covered in blood': Beirut, Lebanon, searches for survivors of massive explosion

USA Today - 11 hours 42 min ago

Blood still stained the asphalt Wednesday morning as the streets of Beirut teemed with rescuers and bystanders a day after a massive explosion killed at least 100 and injured 4,000 people in Lebanon's capital.

      
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Trump campaign sues state of Nevada over mail-in ballot law ahead of November election

USA Today - 11 hours 44 min ago

Trump made good on his threat to sue the state after he claimed it passed the mail-in ballot measure in a "late night coup."

      
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BBC Arabic interview dramatically interrupted by deadly Beirut, Lebanon blast

USA Today - 11 hours 45 min ago

A dramatic illustration of the power of the explosion that rocked Beirut on August 4 came during a video interview on BBC Arabic.

      
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Watch as Isaias takes down huge tree in New York, almost hitting Long Island home

USA Today - 11 hours 51 min ago

There were reports of downed trees, damage to buildings, and widespread power outages as Tropical Storm Isaias passed over New York.

      
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Texas Tech women's basketball players describe toxic culture: 'Fear, anxiety and depression'

USA Today - 11 hours 55 min ago

In two years since Marlene Stollings took over once-storied program, 12 players have left amid allegations of abuse by the coach and two assistants.

      
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Surprise! Amazon's Big Summer Sale is here and the discounts are amazing

USA Today - 12 hours 1 min ago

This sale on Amazon features deals on everything from Keurig K-Cups to egg cookers and more—shop our top picks.

      
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Colorado State launches investigation into football team allegations over COVID-19 protocols

USA Today - 12 hours 24 min ago

Colorado State president Joyce McConnell said the school will investigate allegations of football coaches trying to cover up COVID-19 health threat.

      
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The 4 greatest comebacks from injury by NFL quarterbacks in history: Brady, Manning, Brees, Marino

USA Today - 13 hours 48 min ago

As Alex Smith of Washington and Ben Roethlisberger of the Steelers attempt comebacks from significant injuries, here's a look at four all-time greats.

      
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Coronavirus updates: Stimulus package deal expected by end of week; US nears 5M cases; Clorox wipes shortage could stretch into 2021

USA Today - 14 hours 19 min ago

A deal on the coronavirus stimulus package could be reached by end of week. The fifth vaccine developer released promising results. Latest news.

      
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Kids less likely to die from coronavirus, but schools could become hot spots for spread

USA Today - 14 hours 23 min ago

Some experts say a lack of information about how kids contract and transmit the coronavirus will leave the nation unprepared when schools reopen.

      
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This is what it looked like after the US dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima 75 years ago

USA Today - 14 hours 26 min ago

On August 6, 1945, a U.S. bomber famously known as the Enola Gay dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, marking a historic act of nuclear warfare.

      
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The U.S. Agency for Global Media renews effort to extend American soft power

USA Today - 15 hours 23 min ago

Coverage had become so skewed to the negative that simply promoting objective, positive stories about the country is denounced as political propaganda.

      
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Coronavirus stimulus package, Beirut blast, Isaias: 5 things to know Wednesday

USA Today - 16 hours 19 min ago

Optimism surrounding the coronavirus stimulus bill, investigation into deadly Beirut blast and more news you need to know Wednesday

      
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Celebrate the VP nominee, not Biden's decision to pick a woman. It's the least he can do.

USA Today - 17 hours 8 min ago

Our country has endured high opportunity costs for keeping white men in power for so long while ignoring the political contributions women could make.

      
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Opinion: Carmelo Anthony and Portland Trail Blazers have brought out the best in each other

USA Today - 17 hours 35 min ago

Carmelo Anthony's late heroics helped the Portland Trail Blazers defeat the Houston Rockets and keep his team's playoff hopes alive in the NBA bubble.

      
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Roger Marshall bests Kris Kobach in Kansas GOP Senate race, plus more key takeaways from Tuesday's primaries

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 11:40pm

Michigan, Arizona, Kansas, Missouri and Washington all held primaries Tuesday. And the results are still slowly coming in.

      
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Look before you lock: Child safety advocates worry about hot car deaths amid COVID-19 stress and rising temperatures

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 11:05pm

In the first seven months of 2020, 14 children in the U.S. died in hot cars, according to child safety website KidsAndCars.org.

      
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Layoffs: 1.4M more workers likely filed jobless claims as states pull back on reopenings

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 11:01pm

Another 1.4 million workers likely filed initial unemployment claims, indicating layoffs have persisted as states pause or roll back reopening plans.

      
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Virgin Atlantic airline files for U.S. bankruptcy protection, tries to survive pandemic losses

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 10:21pm

Virgin Atlantic filed Tuesday for protection in U.S. bankruptcy court as it tries to survive the virus pandemic hammering the airline industry.

      
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