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Einstein Bros. is making doughnuts, and calling them 'Party Bagels'

USA Today - October 22, 2020 - 9:52am

The new sweet treat launching at the bagel and coffee chain Nov. 12 are called Party Bagels, but they look and taste like yeast doughnuts.

      
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Quibi shuts down after six months: Of course it failed

USA Today - October 22, 2020 - 9:07am

Highly hyped and shockingly expensive short form video streaming service Quibi shut down months after launching. But it was always doomed to fail.

      
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15 products to help relieve stress during election season

USA Today - October 22, 2020 - 9:07am

From an essential oil diffuser to the Gravity weighted blanket to adult coloring books, these are 15 of the best products to relieve stress and anxiety.

      
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Fact check: Photo claiming to show large Trump rally in Florida is of Swiss music festival

USA Today - October 22, 2020 - 8:44am

A large Trump rally in Ocala, Florida, looked nothing like a Zurich music festival, though social posts claim otherwise.

      
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Support for same-sex marriage reaches all time high, survey finds

USA Today - October 22, 2020 - 8:16am

The majority of most political and religious groups surveyed expressed support for same-sex marriage.

      
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Black representation grows on TV - but diversity behind the scenes lags, UCLA report finds

USA Today - October 22, 2020 - 8:00am

UCLA's diversity report, which shows how people of color have been represented on TV, finds progress in front of the camera - but far less behind it.

      
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Coronavirus updates: 'Witch City' announces stricter Halloween guidelines; CDC changes definition of close contact to add short encounters

USA Today - October 22, 2020 - 7:58am

Salem, Massachusetts, announces strict Halloween rules. San Quentin ordered to cut prison population. Obama digs in on Trump. Latest COVID news.

      
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WATCH: Fan at World Series flings glove on field after catching Will Smith home run

USA Today - October 22, 2020 - 7:38am

A fan at Game 2 of the 2020 World Series caught Will Smith's home run before his glove somehow wound up in left field.

      
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The diabolical ironclad beetle can survive getting run over by a car. Scientists now know how.

USA Today - October 22, 2020 - 7:21am

The diabolical ironclad beetle, a desert bug native to California, can withstand nearly 40,000 times its body weight. Researchers now know why.

      
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Voting 2020: Iran and 'Proud Boy' emails, Alabama curbside decision, early voters could outpace Election Day ballots

USA Today - October 22, 2020 - 7:19am

Iran hackers linked to threatening emails. Alabama won't have curbside voting. More will vote before Election Day than on Election Day. Latest news.

      
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Scott Baio bashes 'Happy Days' Democratic fundraiser reunion: 'I'm not on board, obviously'

USA Today - October 22, 2020 - 7:16am

"Happy Days" alum Scott Baio didn't mince words about his former costars reuniting to raise funds for Wisconsin Democrats.

      
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WTF, plus 3 other reasons the 2022 GMC Hummer EV pickup will be a hit

USA Today - October 22, 2020 - 7:04am

Months before the first one rolls off the assembly line in Detroit, the 2022 GMC Hummer electric sport truck seems destined to be a hit.

      
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Natural, wood, plastic? How to choose the right outdoor pumpkin if you're worried about squirrels

USA Today - October 22, 2020 - 6:53am

It's very possible that festive jack-o-lantern becomes a Halloween meal for squirrels. Should you guard your gourd or opt for an artificial option?

      
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Republicans on Senate panel to vote on Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination as Democrats boycott hearing

USA Today - October 22, 2020 - 6:35am

The Senate Judiciary Committee will vote on Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation to the Supreme Court on Thursday, setting up a full Senate vote Monday.

      
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Opinion: Why relationship between Becky Hammon and Thunder leadership could spur NBA history

USA Today - October 22, 2020 - 6:27am

Relationships are vital in NBA coach hiring. Becky Hammon knows Thunder leadership, including GM Sam Presti. Could that lead to an historic hire?

      
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Target bolsters coronavirus protections for shoppers ahead of holiday season hours

USA Today - October 22, 2020 - 6:00am

National retailer Target is adapting new measures to make it easier for holiday shoppers including contactless purchase during the COVID-19 pandemic.

      
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Making it 'so that it's normal': LGBTQ-inclusive books going to students of all ages, preschool to high school

USA Today - October 22, 2020 - 6:00am

Groups such as Pride and Less Prejudice and Hope in A Box are delivering age-appropriate LGBTQ-inclusive books to schools.

      
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Ex-Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville's race for US Senate seat short on substance

USA Today - October 22, 2020 - 5:29am

Tommy Tuberville had been known as a media-friendly, telegenic talker in college football, but that's changed now that he's running for Senate.

      
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The Big Ten wants to play for the national championship. Will that be possible?

USA Today - October 22, 2020 - 5:14am

Given the inability to predict where, when and how COVID-19 will impact weekly schedules, can the Big Ten compete for the national championship?

      
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He posed as a doctor and a wilderness expert. Behind the facade was an accused child molester.

USA Today - October 22, 2020 - 5:01am

Boy Scouts bought it. So did Young Marines. Until a decades' worth of child abuse allegations left them washing their hands of him.

      
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