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My new film 'Pearl' is a love story that grew out of the greatest tragedy of my life

USA Today - August 11, 2020 - 7:49am

'Pearl' isn't about my sister, though I thought of her every day during filming. It's about love, life and changing the conversation on gun violence.

      
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Airlines have tightened mask policies, again. Here's what you need to know

USA Today - August 11, 2020 - 6:30am

Many airlines have removed medical exemptions for face masks and are prohibiting certain types of face coverings.

      
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'Like saying I don't love her': Parents torn as some schools face greater reopening risks

USA Today - August 11, 2020 - 6:12am

We analyzed COVID-19 cases by ZIP code. The virus has affected poorer school communities more severely than wealthier areas in the same district.

      
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After announcing COVID-19 diagnosis, Alyssa Milano says the virus is making her lose hair

USA Today - August 11, 2020 - 6:11am

After becoming "acutely sick" with COVID-19 in April, Alyssa Milano says she's still suffering from symptoms including chest pains and hair loss.

      
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NHL predictions: Who will win the first round of the playoffs?

USA Today - August 11, 2020 - 5:58am

The qualifying round is done and "real" playoffs are about to begin with the first round in the Toronto and Edmonton hubs. Here's who will move on.

      
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1794 silver dollar worth $10M for sale by New Jersey dealer; 'This coin is the Holy Grail'

USA Today - August 11, 2020 - 5:36am

A 1794 U.S. silver dollar, believed to be the first ever silver dollar minted by a newborn United States, is going up for sale by a New Jersey dealer.

      
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Sex offender loses COVID-19 contract at VA hospital after USA TODAY asks questions

USA Today - August 11, 2020 - 5:00am

A sex offender provided janitorial service at a VA hospital until USA TODAY started asking questions. Days later, the VA ended the relationship.

      
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Buying a house checklist: 7 tips for a final walkthrough ahead of closing on your new home

USA Today - August 11, 2020 - 4:31am

One critical step before closing on a home purchase is the final walkthrough. Here are seven trouble signs to watch for as you move through the house.

      
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Lead was poisoning the water in Flint, Mich. Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha put her reputation on the line to prove it.

USA Today - August 11, 2020 - 4:00am

"Nothing can prepare you for when the entire state goes after you and tells you you're wrong." Of course, she wasn't wrong.

      
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Veterans home, online dress code, mask counting: News from around our 50 states

USA Today - August 11, 2020 - 3:43am

How the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting every state

      
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Michael Flynn case, Big Ten's decision, TikTok lawsuit: 5 things to know Tuesday

USA Today - August 11, 2020 - 2:30am

An appeals court will rehear the Michael Flynn case, the presidents of the Big Ten universities will meet again and more news to start your Tuesday.

      
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Retirement savers cash in after shrugging off stock market woes in the spring

USA Today - August 10, 2020 - 11:01pm

The coronavirus-fueled stock market sell-off in March didn't prevent workers from piling money into their nest eggs, according to a new study from Fidelity Investments.

      
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Coronavirus live updates: Global count hits 20 million; Big Ten presidents may opt against fall football; Disneyland in limbo

USA Today - August 10, 2020 - 9:55pm

Neck gaiters don't do much to protect against COVID-19, a report finds. In July, 97,000 kids tested positive for the virus. Latest coronavirus news.

      
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Opinion: Clemson's Trevor Lawrence, Darien Rencher outline what #WeWantToPlay means to college football players

USA Today - August 10, 2020 - 9:50pm

Clemson players Trevor Lawrence and Darien Rencher discuss the origins and goals of the #WeWantToPlay movement.

      
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'Horrific': Video released of officers trying to handcuff 8-year-old boy at Florida school in 2018

USA Today - August 10, 2020 - 9:41pm

Police tried to handcuff an 8-year-old boy in the Monroe County School District in 2018. Video of the incident was shared by attorney Ben Crump.

      
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Zelda Williams chastises Eric Trump for using Robin Williams clip to further 'political agenda'

USA Today - August 10, 2020 - 9:18pm

Zelda Williams hit back at Eric Trump after President Trump's son shared a video of her late father, Robin Williams, mocking Joe Biden.

      
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Campus workers sue N.C. university system, cite unsafe conditions due to pandemic

USA Today - August 10, 2020 - 9:10pm

The UNC system shut down residence halls, but is reopening with some in-person classes as daily case numbers rise into the thousands.

      
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Trump erroneously says 1918 Spanish Flu 'probably ended' WWII, which happened two decades later

USA Today - August 10, 2020 - 9:01pm

"The closest thing is in 1917, they say, the great pandemic. It certainly was a terrible thing where they lost anywhere from 50 to 100 million people, probably ended the Second World War," Trump said. "All the soldiers were sick. That was a terrible situation."

      
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Dangerous derecho soars into Chicago after lashing Iowa with 100-mph winds

USA Today - August 10, 2020 - 8:50pm

A derecho – a dangerous, ferocious wall of wind – is taking aim on the Chicago area, forecasters warned.

      
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Trump abruptly taken out of briefing room as White House goes into lockdown following a shooting

USA Today - August 10, 2020 - 7:47pm

President Donald Trump was abruptly taken out of the briefing room on Monday during a daily session with reporters.

      
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