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'We have to reach an agreement': Dems, White House open to deal on COVID relief despite Trump's orders

USA Today - August 9, 2020 - 10:04am

Pelosi said Trump's executive orders failed to accomplish the administration's own stated goals.

      
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'Hidden in plain sight': Colorado State football staff accused of racial insensitivity, abuse

USA Today - August 9, 2020 - 9:33am

Colorado State former and current players and staff say athletic director Joe Parker and other administrators failed to address abusive behavior.

      
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Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence considered opting out for NFL

USA Today - August 9, 2020 - 9:32am

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence, a Heisman favorite for the No. 1-ranked team, said he thought about sitting out the season because COVID-19.

      
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Dollar Tree, Family Dollar reverse mask policy again. Now requiring customers wear masks amid COVID-19.

USA Today - August 9, 2020 - 9:19am

Dollar Tree and Family Dollar have reversed course again use of masks during the coronavirus pandemic. Both retailers now require shoppers wear masks.

      
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Simon Cowell of 'America's Got Talent' breaks his back falling off electric bicycle

USA Today - August 9, 2020 - 9:15am

"AGT" judge Simon Cowell is hospitalized with a broken back after testing a new electric bicycle. He had surgery Saturday night and is recuperating.

      
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'It's sad and it's tragic': Former Ohio State and Colts QB Art Schlichter's life behind bars

USA Today - August 9, 2020 - 8:35am

In emails sent as his release from federal prison approached, former QB Art Schlichter was evasive about his compulsive gambling and financial fraud.

      
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'Totally unacceptable': Testing delays force labs to prioritize COVID tests for some, not others

USA Today - August 9, 2020 - 8:00am

Without a national plan on testing there simply is not enough capacity now to screen Americans with mild cases who might pass the virus to others.

      
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Dismantle the Department of Homeland Security. Its tactics are fearsome: ACLU director

USA Today - August 9, 2020 - 7:55am

The very premise of a 'homeland security' bureaucracy is chilling. It's a loaded weapon that sits on the proverbial coffee table in the Oval Office.

      
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Ohio Republicans against Trump: He no longer deserves the consent of the governed

USA Today - August 9, 2020 - 7:40am

We put our faith in Trump in 2016 and formed Operation Grant to mobilize voters against him in 2020. Let's fix our mistake and preserve our republic.

      
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Brett Favre: New Bucs QB Tom Brady might be most affected by NFL coronavirus restrictions

USA Today - August 9, 2020 - 6:37am

Brett Favre believes the NFL's coronavirus restrictions on players could affect Tom Brady the most as he tries to get comfortable with new Bucs team.

      
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Opinion: Cowboys QB Dak Prescott's evolution to a social justice warrior could change perceptions

USA Today - August 9, 2020 - 6:31am

A few years ago, Cowboys QB Dak Prescott avoided discussing social justice issues. Now he's petitioning for the release of a death row inmate.

      
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Mountain biker Lea Davison chronicles hidden financial hardships of Olympic athletes

USA Today - August 9, 2020 - 6:08am

In face of coronavirus pandemic and with Tokyo Games postponed until 2021, Olympic athletes face even greater financial challenge with their training.

      
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Despite federal guidance, schools cite privacy laws to withhold info about COVID-19 cases

USA Today - August 9, 2020 - 6:08am

Federal guidance say those laws don't bar disclosure. Schools can publicly share coronavirus case counts as long as they don't identify individuals.

      
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Need a social-distancing-friendly vacation? This is the summer to try glamping

USA Today - August 9, 2020 - 6:00am

Glamping, or camping with posh amenities, is a "smart, safe and appropriate way to travel in a post-COVID world," say bloggers Mike and Anne Howard.

      
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How to stop the COVID-19 pandemic? Harvard doc says cheap tests are the answer.

USA Today - August 9, 2020 - 5:00am

Harvard infectious disease expert Dr. Michael Mina says use of frequent, cheap tests could quell COVID-19 outbreaks in a matter of weeks.

      
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The five most common tech support questions in America right now — answered

USA Today - August 9, 2020 - 5:00am

80% of Americans experience some type of tech frustration every single day, a recent survey found. Email, passwords and Zoom pose the most problems.

      
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It's decision time for Joe Biden. His VP pick could make history, with Harris, Rice among top contenders

USA Today - August 9, 2020 - 5:00am

Joe Biden has a crucial decision to make and the stakes are high for whichever woman he chooses as his running mate.

      
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From Stanford med to blueberry fields: Student laborer gets lesson in COVID perseverance

USA Today - August 9, 2020 - 4:00am

A COVID break from Stanford medical school led Gianna Nino-Tapias to return to her old job picking blueberries — and a dose of harsh perspective.

      
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'An administrative nightmare': Trump's executive order is a scramble for unemployment aid

USA Today - August 8, 2020 - 11:15pm

It's unclear if Trump has the authority to extend unemployment benefits by executive order while side-stepping Congress.

      
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Giants pitcher Johnny Cueto loses no-hitter when Hunter Pence loses track of fly ball

USA Today - August 8, 2020 - 11:10pm

Giants pitcher Johnny Cueto had issued just one walk through five innings, but his no-hit bid was undone when Hunter Pence lost track of a fly ball.

      
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