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Breonna Taylor was alive after police shot her. But no one tried to treat her.

USA Today - July 17, 2020 - 12:54pm

For several minutes after police shot her, Breonna Taylor struggled, coughing for breath before she died, according to her boyfriend, Kenneth Walker.

      
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Going back to the gym? Here's what you need to stay safe

USA Today - July 17, 2020 - 12:43pm

Is it safe to go back to the gym during the COVID-19 pandemic? Here's what you need to know, including whether you should wear a mask while working out.

      
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785 Michigan restaurants got $150K or more in federal loans. Only 1 listed as Black-owned

USA Today - July 17, 2020 - 12:17pm

Of the 785 Michigan restaurants approved for more than $150,000 in Paycheck Protection Plan loans, only one self-identified as Black-owned.

      
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Dan Snyder, owner of Washington's NFL team, responds to sexual harassment claims against franchise, vows change

USA Today - July 17, 2020 - 11:28am

Dan Snyder, owner of Washington's NFL team, says sexual harassment claims against club have "strengthened my commitment to setting a new culture."

      
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Defense Secretary Mark Esper bans Confederate flags from military bases, rejects 'divisive symbols'

USA Today - July 17, 2020 - 11:28am

Esper listed appropriate flags including state flags, the POW/MIA flag, and military service flags. The Confederate flag was absent from the list.

      
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NJ Transit police officer saves newborn baby, performs CPR and transports to hospital

USA Today - July 17, 2020 - 11:25am

A NJ Transit police officer took lifesaving measures to help revive a newborn baby and get it to a hospital.

      
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What went wrong in Florida's COVID-19 response? Timing, testing, tourism and mixed signals

USA Today - July 17, 2020 - 11:09am

The USA TODAY NETWORK - Florida reached out to several public health and tourism experts to identify the main reasons Florida got off the rails.

      
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Powerful House chair Eliot Engel defeated by progressive newcomer Jamaal Bowman in stunning upset

USA Today - July 17, 2020 - 11:01am

Rep. Eliot Engel, who served decades in Congress, was defeated by a political newcomer in a stunning upset showing the power of the progressive wing.

      
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'Ellen DeGeneres Show' producers respond to claims of toxic workplace environment

USA Today - July 17, 2020 - 10:35am

Executive producers of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" are responding to claims that employees experienced a toxic workplace environment at the talk show.

      
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Kellyanne Conway says Trump should resume coronavirus briefings because 'people want information'

USA Today - July 17, 2020 - 10:07am

Recent polling shows most Americans do not trust coronavirus information from Trump.

      
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Federal officers are pulling Portland protesters into unmarked vehicles, reports say

USA Today - July 17, 2020 - 10:00am

Mark Pettibone told Oregon Public Broadcasting he was put into an unmarked van by men wearing camouflage and later detained in a federal courthouse.

      
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New Frederick Douglass statue erected after vandalism with hopes for a better future for all

USA Today - July 17, 2020 - 9:24am

At the site where escaped enslaved people once boarded ships to make their way to Canada and freedom, the present met the past on Thursday.

      
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New Mexico officer facing second-degree murder charges in chokehold death of Antonio Valenzuela

USA Today - July 17, 2020 - 9:23am

Las Cruces Police Officer Christopher Smelser is now facing a second-degree murder charge in the death of Antonio Valenzuela.

      
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Trump's COVID-19 response, race relations and overall approval ratings drop amid pandemic, survey finds

USA Today - July 17, 2020 - 9:20am

President Donald Trump also trails in support in a head-to-head match-up with former vice president Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee.

      
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It's World Emoji Day: Apple reveals what upcoming characters will look like

USA Today - July 17, 2020 - 9:18am

Friday is World Emoji Day, and Apple used the annual unofficial holiday to unveil some of the little characters coming to iOS devices later this year.

      
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Surfers couldn't resist 38 foot waves in Sydney despite a hazardous surf warning

USA Today - July 17, 2020 - 9:07am

Officials wanted people to stay out of the water, warning it was too dangerous. These surfers couldn't resist.

      
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Vanessa Guillen's killing at Fort Hood leaves family grieving, grasping for clues

USA Today - July 17, 2020 - 9:04am

The Army's account of how Guillen died remains riddled with holes that investigators refuse to clarify, her family's lawyer says.

      
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A Florida python named Elvis is helping stop the spread of the state's most notorious pest

USA Today - July 17, 2020 - 8:13am

Over 85 pythons were removed during the 2019-20 breeding season, thanks to males implanted with radio transmitters that lead biologists to nests.

      
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Princess Beatrice marries Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi in small ceremony amid coronavirus

USA Today - July 17, 2020 - 8:01am

Princess Beatrice married Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi in a small ceremony amid the coronavirus pandemic, Buckingham Palace confirmed Friday.

      
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US-Canada, Mexico border closures extended into late August as American COVID-19 cases surge

USA Today - July 17, 2020 - 7:24am

The U.S-Canadian border closure is being extended a fourth time as COVID-19 rates surge in several American states.

      
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