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Ryan Reynolds says he and Blake Lively are 'unreservedly sorry' for plantation wedding

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 9:09am

Ryan Reynolds is speaking up a his 2012 wedding with Blake Lively, which has been criticized for taking place on a plantation, calling it a "mistake."

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Minnesota wide receiver Rashod Bateman, likely first-round NFL pick, opts out of the 2020 season

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 9:08am

Minnesota wide receiver Rashod Bateman, a projected first-round pick in the 2021 NFL draft, has opted out of playing in 2020 college football season.

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Happy Birthday, Barack Obama! Michelle Obama shares cute photo for her 'favorite guy'

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 9:03am

Happy Birthday, Barack Obama! Michelle Obama shared a cute throwback photo of the family to celebrate her husband's big day.

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Is Ellen DeGeneres done with her talk show? Why that's not likely, at least not now

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 9:01am

Speculation that "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" host would step away from her $50 million a year perch seems unlikely, for now. Here's why.

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Joe Biden is the national reset we need on COVID-19, but he's more than 75,000 lives away

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 8:33am

We desperately need a COVID strategy. But a national reset would require leadership we don't have and Trump has shown he can't or won't provide it.

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Ford CEO Jim Hackett to retire; Chief Operating Officer Jim Farley will take helm

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 8:21am

Ford CEO Jim Hackett, who took the job in 2017, is retiring. COO Jim Farley will become CEO effective Oct. 1.

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'Hot objects' from vehicle tailpipe caused 26,850-acre Apple Fire in California, authorities say

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 8:14am

Only 7% of perimeter was contained as about 2,300 firefighters battled the blaze. Authorities sought witnesses who saw the vehicle blamed for fire

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Airlines issue flight waivers as Tropical Storm Isaias slams the East Coast with tornadoes, heavy rain

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 8:13am

Airlines, including United, American, Southwest, JetBlue and Delta, issued flight waivers amid Tropical Storm Isaias.

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Live updates: Isaias brings tornadoes and heavy rain; half a million powerless in Mid-Atlantic

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 7:44am

Live updates on Isaias, which is bearing down on East Coast with heavy rain and the threat of storm surge. Hundreds of thousands are without power.

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How a mysterious company tied to 'Titanic' villain landed government coronavirus contracts

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 7:39am

The feds paid a company with ties to actor Billy Zane $2.4 million for coronavirus supplies. Was it a fair price?

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Cape Cod beach closed after great white sharks spotted near shore

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 7:20am

A beach in Cape Cod was closed to swimmers after two great white sharks were spotted near the shore.

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Mom's viral Facebook post about Indiana football player's COVID-19 issues serves as warning

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 7:12am

Debbie Rucker, the mother of Indiana freshman Brady Feeney, says the lineman could face heart issues after a long, tough battle with COVID-19.

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Men rescued from Pacific Island after writing SOS message in sand

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 6:58am

Three men stranded on an uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean were rescued on August 2 after a message they wrote in the sand was spotted by Australian and U.S. aircraft.

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Beyond job losses, Americans face many types of coronavirus financial fallout. The impact will linger

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 6:54am

Some Americans will see an erosion in their credit scores, affecting their ability to borrow, while others could fall behind in retirement preparation.

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Sean Penn, 59, confirms he secretly got married after rumors of wedding with Leila George, 28

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 6:30am

After rumors swirling over the weekend about possible wedding bells for Sean Penn, the actor confirmed Monday he officially tied the knot.

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Poll shows Mitch McConnell with large lead over Democratic Senate rival Amy McGrath

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 6:14am

Independent polling firm Morning Consult shows Sen. Mitch McConnell with a commanding 53% to 36% lead over his Democratic challenger Amy McGrath.

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Lakers' LeBron James still having trouble adjusting to life inside the NBA bubble

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 6:04am

LeBron James hasn't exactly enjoyed life on the NBA campus at Disney World for a simple reason: "I miss the hell out of my family."

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Bernie Sanders: Coronavirus pandemic is raging out of control. Our solution: Masks for All

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 6:02am

The science is clear: Wearing a mask will save lives and defeat the virus sooner. My plan will keep Americans safe and end our dependency on China.

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Report: Rutgers football's coronavirus outbreak grows to 28

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 5:50am

Rutgers announced July 25 that it had quarantined its entire football program and halted in-person team activities after six players tested positive.

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Will Tlaib take her primary? Who will win the Kansas GOP Senate race? What to watch for Tuesday's election

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 5:48am

Rep. Rashida Tlaib is facing a primary challenger and other races to watch during Tuesday's primary.

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