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Texas church shooting: Background check breakdown highlights federal gun record problems

USA Today - November 9, 2017 - 2:38pm

Federal authorities have long complained that incomplete databases and staff shortages make it difficult to keep pace with the background checks.

       
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Air Force investigators have interviewed 100 people since former airman killed 26 in Texas

USA Today - November 9, 2017 - 2:36pm

The Air Force has interviewed 100 people for its investigation of how the service failed to inform federal officials of Devin Kelley's criminal record.

       
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Senate Republicans say Roy Moore should drop out of Alabama race if sexual misconduct allegations are true

USA Today - November 9, 2017 - 2:22pm

"If these allegations are true, he must step aside," said Mitch McConnell, establishing a line that was repeated by an array of his Senate colleagues.

       
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Apple rolls out fix for iPhone autocorrect bug

USA Today - November 9, 2017 - 2:21pm

Keyboard glitch replaced the lowercase "i" with an "A" and a question mark inside a box.

       
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Woman tells newspaper Roy Moore groped her when she was 14; other women make similar claims

USA Today - November 9, 2017 - 2:03pm

Four women told The Washington Post that Republican U.S. Senate nominee Roy Moore groped or tried to kiss them when they were teenagers in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

       
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Space zombie: Astronomers discover a star that wouldn't die

USA Today - November 9, 2017 - 1:11pm

Astronomers have discovered a star that exploded multiple times over a period of more than 50 years, a new study said.

       
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Portia de Rossi: Steven Seagal unzipped pants at audition

USA Today - November 9, 2017 - 12:59pm

In a tweet, Portia de Rossi recounted her audition for a film Steven Seagal also had a part in. The actress says Seagal told her “how important it was to have chemistry off-screen,” and unzipped his pants.

       
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Texas church, site of deadly massacre, to be demolished

USA Today - November 9, 2017 - 12:51pm

Frank Pomeroy told convention leaders that conducting services at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs would be too painful.

       
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These lab-grown mosquitoes kill off other mosquitoes. And now they're legal in the US

USA Today - November 9, 2017 - 12:33pm

The key to killing mosquitoes might just be more mosquitoes.

       
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Feds' Obamacare site does biggest business yet, while about half of people can pay $0

USA Today - November 9, 2017 - 12:26pm

About 70% of people eligible for subsidies can get an Obamacare bronze plan for $0 or less than the cost of the tax penalty this year.

       
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Stitch Fix? Rent the Runway? I tried 5 clothing services in a month. Here's what I found.

USA Today - November 9, 2017 - 12:25pm

Can all these online clothing services and stylists really fix that age-old problem of never having anything to wear?

       
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Twitter suspends verification program after white supremacist rally organizer gets blue check

USA Today - November 9, 2017 - 12:08pm

Twitter has halted its verification program after outrage over handing a blue checkmark to the organizer of the deadly Charlottesville rally.

       
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National Toy Hall of Fame Class of 2017: Paper airplanes, Clue and the Wiffle Ball

USA Today - November 9, 2017 - 12:03pm

The annual inductees are chosen on the advice of historians and educators following a process that begins with nominations from the public.

       
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Black Friday shopping tips from the NerdWallet crew

USA Today - November 9, 2017 - 12:02pm

To kick off Black Friday, we asked some of our own Nerds to tell us how they make the most of the biggest shopping day of the year.

       
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NFL's contenders and pretenders: Which teams are Super Bowl threats at midseason?

USA Today - November 9, 2017 - 11:59am

There are 19 teams with a record of .500 or better, but only a select few have what it takes to make a real run.

       
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Veterans Day 2017: What's open and closed

USA Today - November 9, 2017 - 11:57am

With Veterans Day, always on November 11, falling on a Saturday this year, many government agencies and court systems are observing the holiday on Friday, November 10. Here are the openings and closings you can expect.

       
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Rand Paul's neighbors still searching for motive in 'bizarre' dispute

USA Today - November 9, 2017 - 11:11am

The Kentucky senator's neighbor, a retired doctor, is accused of tackling the senator. Neighbors suggest an ongoing tension about lawn maintenance.

       
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Veterans Day: With numbers dwindling, should military or civilian service be required?

USA Today - November 9, 2017 - 11:08am

On Veterans Day, some wonder if national service — military or civilian — should be expected of all Americans?

       
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Image is everything: The 10 most valuable brands of 2017

USA Today - November 9, 2017 - 11:05am

The late Steve Jobs took Apple's brand seriously, and the company is still reaping the benefits.

       
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To help Doug Jones, national Democrats lie low in Alabama Senate race

USA Today - November 9, 2017 - 11:02am

With less than a month until Alabama's special election, Democrats' best strategy is keeping the race local.

       
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