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Lifetime unwraps plans for first holiday films centered on LGBTQ romance, Chinese American family

USA Today - August 3, 2020 - 7:23pm

Lifetime's holiday slate includes its first film centered on an LGBTQ romance, as well as its first centered on a Chinese-American family.

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'We're in for a bad and rocky ride:' Ex-WHO doctor who helped eradicate smallpox predicts COVID-19 turmoil for years

USA Today - August 3, 2020 - 7:15pm

Larry Brilliant, an ex-WHO doctor whose team helped eradicate smallpox, predicts the U.S. could battle COVID-19 for the next 3 to 4 years.

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Elvis Presley's famous 'Sun Sessions' guitar sells for $1.2M at auction to mystery buyer

USA Today - August 3, 2020 - 7:10pm

The acoustic guitar that Elvis Presley played on the historic Memphis sessions that ignited the "big bang" of rock and roll has sold at auction.

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Trump weighs executive action as negotiations progress on next coronavirus stimulus package

USA Today - August 3, 2020 - 6:26pm

The president on Monday said he was weighing executive action as Congress and the White House struggle to break the impasse.

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Recall: Red onions expected in salmonella outbreak shipped to all 50 states and Canada

USA Today - August 3, 2020 - 5:52pm

A salmonella outbreak in 34 states is linked to onions that were shipped to all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Canada.

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Maryland governor overturns order that would keep Barron Trump's school closed as president pushes reopening

USA Today - August 3, 2020 - 5:31pm

Gov. Larry Hogan said the decision to reopen should be left to "schools and parents, not politicians."

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Deborah Birx slammed by both Trump, Pelosi in her role as White House coronavirus coordinator

USA Today - August 3, 2020 - 5:29pm

Pelosi told CNN Monday she didn't have "any confidence" in Birx, saying she has "enabled" Trump and not done enough to correct faulty medical claims.

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Cicadas and Palo Verde beetles? Harmless. But these Arizona bugs and reptiles can hurt you

USA Today - August 3, 2020 - 3:53pm

Scorpion and bee stings or rattlesnake bites can hurt and in some cases cause death. Look out for these Arizona creatures, including Gila monsters.

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MLB postpones Cardinals' next series after 13 test positive for COVID-19

USA Today - August 3, 2020 - 3:52pm

Four-game series between St. Louis Cardinals and Detroit Tigers is postponed after seven Cardinals players and six staff members tested positive.

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'Doctors' opinions are a dime a dozen': Trump adviser Navarro again ignores experts, touts hydroxychloroquine

USA Today - August 3, 2020 - 3:45pm

"Doctors' opinions are a dime a dozen," Navarro said of the administration's health experts' view that hydroxychloroquine isn't effective on COVID-19.

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Wildlife sanctuary celebrates successful koala breeding season after devastating bushfires

USA Today - August 3, 2020 - 2:34pm

The Australian Reptile Park is celebrating a successful koala breeding season following intense bushfires that devastated the koala population.

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What to know about sending your kids to college during the pandemic

USA Today - August 3, 2020 - 2:33pm

Is it safe to go back to college during the COVID-19 pandemic? Here's everything you need to know.

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Former Pro Bowl tight end Jordan Reed signs with San Francisco 49ers

USA Today - August 3, 2020 - 2:18pm

Jordan Reed was cut by Washington after missing the entire 2019 campaign with his seventh concussion in his professional career.

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How arrest of Jeffrey Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell changed Lifetime's new 'Surviving' documentary

USA Today - August 3, 2020 - 2:17pm

The July arrest of Ghislaine Maxwell has impacted a Lifetime docu-series "Surviving Jeffrey Epstein" premiering over two nights beginning Sunday.

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Fans host candlelight vigil for 'Glee' star Naya Rivera at Lake Piru nearly a month after death

USA Today - August 3, 2020 - 1:57pm

Naya Rivera lives on in our hearts, as fans gathered at Lake Piru to hold a heartwarming vigil for the late "Glee" actress on Saturday.

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Trump investigation goes beyond hush money to alleged mistresses, Manhattan DA suggests

USA Today - August 3, 2020 - 1:46pm

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance brought new documents in the fight to obtain Trump's personal and business tax records.

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Pennsylvania student pulled from HS graduation ceremony for 'Black Lives Matter' mask

USA Today - August 3, 2020 - 1:42pm

A Black student was pulled from his graduation procession and told to remove his face mask, displaying the words "Black Lives Matter."

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Coronavirus pandemic creates America's first female recession amid child care, unemployment woes

USA Today - August 3, 2020 - 1:22pm

In three months, women lost a decade's worth of economic advancement. How long will it take to catch back up?

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Chipotle using avocado pits from its popular guacamole for new clothing, accessory line

USA Today - August 3, 2020 - 1:13pm

Chiptole Mexican Grill uses 300 million avocados in its guacamole each year and says it will "upcycle" the pits to dye its new Chipotle Goods line.

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Investigation underway into dog demonstration involving Colin Kaepernick jersey at SEAL Museum

USA Today - August 3, 2020 - 1:11pm

The U.S. Naval Special Warfare Command is investigating an incident at the National Navy SEAL Museum in which the target of a military dog demonstration is wearing a Colin Kaepernick jersey, according to the agency's Twitter account.

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