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'It's time to do it': Trump vows to put 'a lot of pressure' on governors to reopen schools this fall

USA Today - July 7, 2020 - 3:46pm

Donald Trump's push to reopen schools comes amid a nationwide debate over whether it's safe for children to return to the classroom amid coronavirus.

      
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Coronavirus is revolutionizing scientific practices and communication. Here's how.

USA Today - July 7, 2020 - 3:36pm

Faced with a pandemic, scientists are changing their practices to meet the needs of a world clamoring for results.

      
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Opinion: Patrick Mahomes' $503 million extension shows he's on his own level as a quarterback and businessman

USA Today - July 7, 2020 - 3:33pm

Patrick Mahomes managed to score a record contract with the Kansas City Chiefs, but the money isn't all that set the QB apart from the field.

      
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Players, union call on WNBA to remove Kelly Loeffler as Atlanta Dream co-owner

USA Today - July 7, 2020 - 3:33pm

Several players and the players' association have called on the WNBA to remove Atlanta Dream owner Kelly Loeffler over her recent comments.

      
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Neighbors crowd the street to thank UPS driver

USA Today - July 7, 2020 - 3:02pm

UPS driver Gregory Watkins has delivered to this Smithtown, NY neighborhood for 13 years. The neighbors got together to show him how essential he is.

      
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14 Hawaiian Airlines flight attendants test positive for COVID-19

USA Today - July 7, 2020 - 2:07pm

Fourteen flight attendants tested positive for COVID-19 after attending a recent training at Hawaiian Airlines headquarters and are now in quarantine.

      
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Dress rehearsal performed for Disney World workers ahead of reopening

USA Today - July 7, 2020 - 1:47pm

Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, was testing safety measures ahead of the park's official reopening later in the week.

      
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'Far beyond garden-variety narcissism.' Book by Trump's niece paints him habitual liar, inept businessman

USA Today - July 7, 2020 - 1:01pm

"This is far beyond garden-variety narcissism," Mary Trump writes, describing President Trump has having a fragile ego "that must be bolstered every moment."

      
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Black Americans report hate crimes, violence in wake of George Floyd protests and Black Lives Matter gains

USA Today - July 7, 2020 - 12:50pm

Across the U.S., Black people have reported incidents of alleged hate crimes and violent backlash as Black Lives Matter has gained broad support.

      
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USA TODAY Interview: History-making astronauts aboard the International Space Station discuss return to Earth

USA Today - July 7, 2020 - 12:18pm

After a stay that could last up to four months, Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley will depart the International Space Station and splash down in the ocean.

      
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Trump's 'mission accomplished' moment is premature and deadly. We have not defeated COVID.

USA Today - July 7, 2020 - 12:03pm

Desperate for crowds and adoration, Trump has put his most fervent supporters at risk of getting a deadly disease. Future historians will be astonished.

      
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Marine in custody after reports of shots fired at California's Twentynine Palms base

USA Today - July 7, 2020 - 11:59am

A Marine is being transported to a hospital for a self-inflicted gunshot wound after a two-hour interaction with police at the Twentynine Palms base.

      
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Dunkin' is closing 450 locations by the end of 2020. Here's where the closures are expected

USA Today - July 7, 2020 - 11:39am

By the end of 2020, Dunkin' will close approximately 450 locations in Speedway gas station convenience stores, a move first announced in February.

      
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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp declares emergency, calls up National Guard troops after 8-year-old killed

USA Today - July 7, 2020 - 11:17am

Georgia's governor on Monday declared a state of emergency and authorized the activation National Guard troops after a weekend of violence in Atlanta.

      
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Deutsche Bank to pay $150 million for dealings with Jeffrey Epstein, foreign banks

USA Today - July 7, 2020 - 11:05am

New York banking regulators reached a deal with Deutsche Bank to settle claims that it failed to respond to red flags with Jeffrey Epstein's accounts.

      
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Former Michigan State star Andre Rison claims assistant Buck Nystrom hit him before game

USA Today - July 7, 2020 - 10:54am

Former Michigan State WR Andre Rison alleges he was slapped by Buck Nystrom in the locker room before taking the field at Illinois on Oct. 18, 1986.

      
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Amtrak offers buy-one, get-one promotion on its sleeper trains amid COVID-19 — with a catch

USA Today - July 7, 2020 - 10:47am

Amtrak wants you to have sweet dreams the next time you travel — so much so that it's sweetening the deal on its sleeper "roomettes."

      
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Officers investigating alleged racist assault near Indiana lake after video circulates on Facebook

USA Today - July 7, 2020 - 9:41am

Vauhxx Booker, who says he was attacked by five white men near Lake Monroe in Indiana, is calling to bring "these individuals to justice."

      
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Is it safe for Disney World to reopen this weekend as coronavirus cases soar in Florida?

USA Today - July 7, 2020 - 9:34am

As Walt Disney World prepares to reopen on Saturday, Florida has recorded the largest weekly increase in coronavirus cases in the country.

      
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Devin Nunes' winery, yacht clubs, a resort in West Virginia owned by its governor — here's who got PPP loans

USA Today - July 7, 2020 - 9:31am

The PPP data shows wineries partly owned by Rep. Devin Nunes received loans between $1 million and $2 million.

      
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