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$400 in weekly unemployment benefits could be $300 after Trump admin. tweaks plan

USA Today - August 11, 2020 - 2:19pm

A White House adviser says the administration modified plan to offer jobless benefits after states complained they couldn't afford to pay their share.

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Big Ten will not play college football in fall

USA Today - August 11, 2020 - 2:17pm

The Big Ten will not play college football this fall due to coronavirus concerns, two people with knowledge of the situation confirmed.

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Don't waste your money on these 5 popular home renovations

USA Today - August 11, 2020 - 2:16pm

These pricey upgrades might come back to haunt you.

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After years of protest, a top hospital ended intersex surgeries. For activists, it took a deep toll.

USA Today - August 11, 2020 - 2:12pm

Intersex youth surgeries have deep ties to racism in the U.S. In July, Lurie Children's Hospital became the first in the nation to end the operations.

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How to keep your phone from overheating

USA Today - August 11, 2020 - 2:00pm

Here are tips to keep your phone from overheating.

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Another storm is forming in the Atlantic, but forecasters say it will be short-lived

USA Today - August 11, 2020 - 1:50pm

A tropical depression is likely to form int he Atlantic this week. Meanwhile, Hurricane Elida in the Pacific isn't a threat to land.

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Get ready for an epic movie night! World's last Blockbuster store is now an Airbnb

USA Today - August 11, 2020 - 1:20pm

The world's last Blockbuster store in Bend, Oregon, is offering guests a chance to experience an epic movie night in the very last store.

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Tuesday's primaries: Ilhan Omar fights for political survival and QAnon believer hopes to join the House

USA Today - August 11, 2020 - 1:16pm

The two biggest races to watch: Rep. Ilhan Omar's battle for reelection and QAnon conspiracy believer Marjorie Taylor Greene's quest to join Congress.

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Andrew Yang on Democratic National Convention: 'I kind of expected to speak'

USA Today - August 11, 2020 - 12:53pm

Former presidential candidate Andrew Yang voiced his disappointment in not being asked to speak at the upcoming Democratic National Convention, whose lineup was announced on Monday.

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Biden leads Trump, 49%-44%, among likely Wisconsin voters in latest Marquette Poll

USA Today - August 11, 2020 - 12:43pm

Trump also trailed in the polls at this point four years ago and went on to narrowly carry Wisconsin and claim the White House.

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President Donald Trump calls NBA players 'very nasty' and 'very dumb' for kneeling during anthem

USA Today - August 11, 2020 - 12:33pm

Donald Trump says in interview NBA players kneeling during anthem "has been horrible for basketball," and calls players "very nasty" and "very dumb."

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Women of the Century: Six trailblazing women to share personal stories in special event

USA Today - August 11, 2020 - 12:29pm

Listen to powerful women, from national leaders to hometown sheroes, share their stories on Aug. 18 as part of the "Women of the Century" project.

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As Biden prepares to make historic vice presidential pick, all eyes are on Delaware

USA Today - August 11, 2020 - 12:28pm

On Tuesday afternoon, media watched outside the Hotel du Pont, searching for clues about a potential vice presidential announcement.

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'Finding Freedom' tells Harry and Meghan's reasons for flight: 'Blindsided' by racism, tabloid coverage

USA Today - August 11, 2020 - 12:17pm

Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan of Sussex say they did not cooperate in the book about them, "Finding Freedom." But it reads as if they did.

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Beluga whale couple travels 6,000 miles to be freed at world's first open-water sanctuary

USA Today - August 11, 2020 - 12:12pm

Over 300 beluga whales are held in captivity today. "Little Grey" and "Little White" are being released — almost 10 years since they've felt the sea.

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Inmates rush from cells to save deputy's life

USA Today - August 11, 2020 - 11:42am

When Deputy Warren Hobbs lost consciousness on the job, three inmates at Georgia's Gwinnett County Jail rushed to save his life.

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Chicago man charged with attempted murder in shooting that police say sparked looting

USA Today - August 11, 2020 - 11:23am

A Chicago man who allegedly shot at officers in an incident that police said prompted looting was charged with attempted murder late Monday night.

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The 8 best places to shop for back-to-school supplies online

USA Today - August 11, 2020 - 11:21am

Back-to-school shopping is looking different this year due to COVID-19, but you can get everything online at Target, Amazon, and Best Buy.

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Deadly derecho leaves path of destruction across Midwest, 1 million without power

USA Today - August 11, 2020 - 11:18am

A derecho lashed through Illinois, Indiana and Iowa, flipping cars, downing trees, causing widespread property damage and knocking out power.

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Carnival's Costa Cruises to resume sailing from Italy in September amid COVID-19 pandemic

USA Today - August 11, 2020 - 11:14am

The Italian government has given permission for cruising to start up again during the coronavirus pandemic, so Costa will sail again in September.

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