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100 days: What can shake things up in the election home stretch? Here are 5 possibilities

USA Today - July 23, 2020 - 3:26am

The debates. A vaccine. An economic surge or crash. A voting meltdown. Or what about an October surprise? Because 100 days can be a long time.

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Remove statues of Margaret Sanger, Planned Parenthood founder tied to eugenics and racism

USA Today - July 23, 2020 - 3:00am

How a woman who advocated for selective breeding of her fellow citizens came to be memorialized with those who built a country is hard to understand.

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C.T. Vivian laid to rest, MLB Opening Day, Xbox showcase: 5 things to know Thursday

USA Today - July 23, 2020 - 12:41am

Civil rights icon Rev. C.T. Vivian to be laid to rest, Tropical Storm Gonzalo is expected to become a hurricane and more news to start off your Thursday.

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Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl against school reopenings: 'Teachers want to teach, not die'

USA Today - July 22, 2020 - 10:36pm

Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl is criticizing the Trump administration's plan to reopen schools in the fall as coronavirus cases skyrocket nationwide.

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What was it like for NBA teams to play without fans?

USA Today - July 22, 2020 - 9:53pm

Teams got their first taste of playing without fans, and while the differences aren't drastic, it will take time for players to get used to the setup.

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Opinion: Mookie Betts extension makes Dodgers the World Series favorites for years to come

USA Today - July 22, 2020 - 9:51pm

The only thing missing from the Dodgers' recent run of success is a World Series title. With Mookie Betts in tow, that could be about to change.

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Fans get a kick out of Martha Stewart's glam poolside selfie; Chelsea Handler recreates it

USA Today - July 22, 2020 - 8:50pm

Martha Stewart shared how she's passing time during the COVID-19 pandemic by way of a glam poolside selfie that surely made a splash on Instagram.

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Workers, businesses need payroll tax break

USA Today - July 22, 2020 - 8:35pm

Paying employers and those who go back to work would do more for the economy than handing out stimulus checks: Opposing view

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Passing a new stimulus measure should not be that hard

USA Today - July 22, 2020 - 8:34pm

Congress should ignore Trump's destructive ideas and draft a plan that helps make a bad public heath and economic situation somewhat better: Our view

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Nick Cordero posthumous album 'Live Your Life' will be released on his birthday, Amanda Kloots says

USA Today - July 22, 2020 - 8:20pm

Nick Cordero, who died following a three-month hospitalization from coronavirus complications, will have a posthumous album released on his birthday.

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Long day staring at your computer? Here's how to reduce muscle tension

USA Today - July 22, 2020 - 7:43pm

Does working on your computer all day have your muscles feeling tight? Check out these stretches.

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A third of U.S. museums not confident they can survive coronavirus pandemic, survey finds

USA Today - July 22, 2020 - 7:40pm

According to a recent survey, many museum directors fear their institutions won't be able to financially recover from the coronavirus pandemic.

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California university system makes ethnic studies or social justice a required class

USA Today - July 22, 2020 - 7:12pm

The nation's largest four-year public university system votes to require a class on ethnic studies or social justice.

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Trump blames spike in COVID cases on protests, increased travel and cases from Mexico, even as experts point to early reopenings

USA Today - July 22, 2020 - 7:02pm

Trump blamed a recent surge in coronavirus cases on nationwide protests, travel and Mexico even as his own experts point to states opening too early.

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Donald Trump announces a 'surge' of federal law officers in Chicago to work with the city on crime problem

USA Today - July 22, 2020 - 6:59pm

President Trump, struggling against Democrat Joe Biden, announced a federal 'surge' to Chicago at an event devoted to the theme of 'law and order.'

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'Evil in the flesh': Convicted felon arrested in 'massacre' of 3 Florida friends on fishing trip

USA Today - July 22, 2020 - 6:48pm

BARTOW, Fla. — A chance meeting at a dollar store last Friday night led to the shooting deaths minutes later of three friends who'd met to go fishing and the arrest of a Florida man for the killings, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said Wednesday.

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Fact check: Viral photo shows Obama, Fauci visiting NIH lab in 2014, not a 'Wuhan lab' in 2015

USA Today - July 22, 2020 - 6:38pm

In social media posts, the photo has been taken out of context. It depicts Obama, Fauci and Sylvia Burwell visiting a U.S. lab in the D.C. area.

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Prince Andrew vs. the feds: Can he be forced to talk about Jeffrey Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell?

USA Today - July 22, 2020 - 6:07pm

Efforts by prosecutors to press Prince Andrew into cooperating in the Jeffrey Epstein/Ghislaine Maxwell sex-crimes case appear to be at a stalemate.

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'Symbols of bigotry and racism': House votes to remove Confederate statues from Capitol

USA Today - July 22, 2020 - 6:07pm

The bill would require states to remove and replace any statues honoring members of the Confederacy in the Capitol.

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Opinion: As Congress debates merits of athletes profiting, hardly anyone is buying what NCAA is selling

USA Today - July 22, 2020 - 5:55pm

Two hours of back-and-forth between a some Senators and witnesses Wednesday revealed little that we didn't already know about the NCAA's predicament

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