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Trump, Democrats both hoped for big political wins in Supreme Court decisions on taxes. Neither got one

USA Today - July 9, 2020 - 5:53pm

Democrats played up the court's warning that not even Trump is "above the law," but the president got a reprieve for now from turning over records.

      
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Coronavirus: Governors react to the Trump administration's demand for schools to reopen

USA Today - July 9, 2020 - 5:46pm

Reopening schools has become a central issue for Trump and he has pressured governors to make it happen in the fall. However, many are pushing back.

      
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Disney World reopening: Passholder preview provides sneak peek at new COVID-19 precautions

USA Today - July 9, 2020 - 5:09pm

As Disney World welcomed passholders for a preview ahead of Saturday's reopening, fans were pleased with the park's new COVID-19 precautions.

      
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Disney World reopens with new safety measures

USA Today - July 9, 2020 - 5:09pm

As Walt Disney World reopens, here are some new health and safety measures you may see.

      
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'The curve is no longer flat': Nearly half of Florida's ICUs are at least 90% full

USA Today - July 9, 2020 - 5:02pm

Florida's hospitals are increasingly strained under COVID-19. Hospitalizations have jumped more than 13% just since July 1 across the state.

      
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Can Trump do that? FAQ on CDC guidelines, federal funding for schools during coronavirus

USA Today - July 9, 2020 - 3:48pm

President Trump called the CDC guidelines too tough and threatened to cut federal funding to schools that wouldn't reopen in the fall. Can he do that?

      
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Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen back in custody in dispute over release conditions

USA Today - July 9, 2020 - 3:19pm

President Trump's former lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen is back in federal custody in an apparent dispute over conditions of his early prison release.

      
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Police interviews say Breonna Taylor's home was a 'soft target,' suspect already located

USA Today - July 9, 2020 - 3:16pm

Louisville Metro Police at Breonna Taylor's apartment were told it was a "soft target," according to newly released interviews.

      
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Big Ten football reduces season schedule to only conference games

USA Today - July 9, 2020 - 3:01pm

The Big Ten will play only conference games during this football season, league sources confirmed to the USA TODAY Network on Thursday afternoon.

      
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Biden proposes $700 billion plan to spur manufacturing, research to create 5 million jobs

USA Today - July 9, 2020 - 2:58pm

The plan is part of a broader economic agenda called "Build Back Better," which deals with infrastructure and clean energy, care-giving and the workforce, and racial equity.

      
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Fact check: Chihuahuas are dogs, not large rats

USA Today - July 9, 2020 - 2:02pm

A screen grab of a Google search claims Chihuahuas are large rats and not dogs. This claim, around since 2004, is false.

      
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TSA adds new coronavirus protections for screeners after whistleblower complaint

USA Today - July 9, 2020 - 1:34pm

Starting later this month, TSA officers will be required to change their gloves more frequently and wear face shields when screening passengers.

      
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Police arrest five people in connection to rapper Pop Smoke's death

USA Today - July 9, 2020 - 1:02pm

The Los Angeles Police Department announced Thursday that they've arrested five individuals in relation to the February death of rapper Pop Smoke.

      
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Airline passengers are finding 'creative ways' to remove masks, American pilot says

USA Today - July 9, 2020 - 12:51pm

An American Airlines pilot says it's hard to enforce their mask policy without a federal mandate and wants FAA and DOT chiefs to see for themselves.

      
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Florida family sold toxic bleach solution as coronavirus 'cure,' Federal charges say

USA Today - July 9, 2020 - 12:47pm

A Florida father and his sons allegedly sold tens of thousands of bottles of toxic bleach as a 'cure' for serious diseases including COVID-19.

      
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More than 40% of staff at large Arizona detention center positive for COVID-19, operators say

USA Today - July 9, 2020 - 12:41pm

128 staff members have tested positive for COVID-19 at Arizona's Eloy Detention Center, underscoring the severity of the outbreak at the facility.

      
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Joy Reid takes over Chris Matthews' MSNBC time slot to host nightly news show

USA Today - July 9, 2020 - 12:38pm

Joy Reid is officially the only Black woman to host a nightly evening program on a major news network.

      
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Ford declares war with all-new Bronco as Jeep Wrangler demand spikes

USA Today - July 9, 2020 - 12:35pm

The new Bronco has been in the works for years. Ford has made it clear the company plans to go after the market dominated by the Jeep Wrangler.

      
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Starbucks to require customers to wear face masks starting July 15

USA Today - July 9, 2020 - 12:05pm

The policy applies to all company-owned café locations in the U.S., according to a statement by Starbucks.

      
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What are the CDC school guidelines Trump wants changed amid COVID-19? These are the highlights.

USA Today - July 9, 2020 - 11:27am

President Donald Trump and other White House officials say the CDC guidance for schools is too strict. Here's what's in their documents.

      
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