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October 22, 2020
October 21, 2020
Police officer faces disciplinary action for wearing Trump mask while voting
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October 21, 2020
Around Atlanta, Many White Suburbanites Are Sticking With Trump

Natalie Pontius is an interior decorator, married with two children and a University of Georgia alumna. She was born and raised in Atlanta, but moved to the city's exurbs with her family several years ago, drawn to the region's quality of public education. In November, she's voting for Donald Trump. The decision was a no-brainer. […]

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October 21, 2020
Vanessa Guillen Died 'in the Line of Duty,' Army Officials Say

The family of Specialist Vanessa Guillen is entitled to her Army benefits after investigators concluded that her death was "in the line of duty," the United States Army said in a statement on Tuesday. Those benefits usually include money to help a soldier's family with expenses, a funeral with full military honors and "final pay […]

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October 21, 2020
France to crackdown on 'Islamist extremism'
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October 21, 2020
While Trump stirs up new feuds, his advisers see hope in narrow polls.

On Monday, President Trump picked a fight with Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert. On Tuesday, it was Lesley Stahl, the "60 Minutes" correspondent, who was caught in the president's cross hairs, after he cut short an interview in frustration and then mocked her on Twitter for not wearing a mask at the […]

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October 21, 2020
US surgeon general to be in court on Hawaii virus citation

HONOLULU (AP) - The U.S. surgeon general is set to be arraigned Wednesday in a virtual court hearing in Hawaii on charges he illegally entered a public park that was closed because of the coronavirus. The criminal complaint against Jerome Adams, who was on Oahu in August helping with surge testing amid a spike in […]

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October 21, 2020
Zion hiker rescue: Utah sheriff's sergeant questions circumstances that 'do not add up,' report says

A Utah sheriff's search-and-rescue sergeant whose team assisted in the investigation into Zion National Park hiker Holly Courtier is sounding off on details about the California woman's disappearance and subsequent rescue that he believes "do not add up," according to a recent report. Sgt. Darrell Cashin from the Washington County Sheriff's Search and Rescue said […]

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October 21, 2020
Biden Has Narrow Lead in Iowa, and Senate Race Is Tight, Poll Shows

The New York Times / Siena College poll Joe Biden holds a slim lead over Donald Trump in Iowa, a state Mr. Trump flipped in 2016. 2016 result NYT/SienaOct. 2020 +9 Trump 51-42 +3 Biden 46-43 Based on a New York Times/Siena College poll of 753 likely voters in Iowa from Oct. 18 to Oct. […]

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October 21, 2020
Parents of 545 Children Separated at the Border Cannot Be Found

Radio spots are airing throughout Mexico and Central America. Court-appointed researchers are motorbiking through rural hillside communities in Guatemala and showing up at courthouses in Honduras to conduct public record searches. Their efforts are part of a wide-ranging campaign to track down parents separated from their children at the U.S. border beginning in 2017 under […]

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October 21, 2020
Could Biden Win the Election in a Landslide? Some Democrats Can't Help Whispering

Follow our live coverage of the Biden vs. Trump 2020 election here. MACON, Ga. -- President Trump held a rally in Georgia on Friday, 18 days before the November general election. It wasn't a good sign for him. That Mr. Trump is still campaigning in what should be a safely Republican state -- and in […]

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October 21, 2020
Pumpkin tossed off Indiana overpass smashes car windshield, narrowly misses college student

A college student in Indiana driving home from looking at haunted houses got a different kind of scare on Sunday when he was nearly hit by a pumpkin that came smashing through his car windshield. Caleb Needham, 20, was driving along Interstate 70 in Hendricks County west of Indianapolis around 4 a.m. when a pumpkin […]

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October 21, 2020
The Pandemic's Real Toll? 300,000 Deaths, and It's Not Just From the Coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic caused nearly 300,000 deaths in the United States through early October, federal researchers said on Tuesday. The new tally includes not only deaths known to have been directly caused by the coronavirus, but also roughly 100,000 fatalities that are indirectly related and would not have occurred if not for the virus. The […]

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October 21, 2020
Portland NAACP chapter president resigns amid sexual abuse allegations

The president of the Portland chapter of the NAACP resigned Tuesday, effective immediately, amid allegations of sexually abusing three men years ago. Rev. Elbert Mondaine, who has denied the allegations against him, resigned more than a week after an explosive story by the Portland Mercury detailing the accusations made against him. In a statement Tuesday, […]

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October 21, 2020
Colorado wildfires force closures of national forests due to 'unprecedented and historic' conditions

Vast areas of national forest from areas west of Denver all the way to the Wyoming border are closed Wednesday as Colorado faces historic wildfires that may get worse due to windy weather. The U.S. Forest Service said Tuesday that due to the "unprecedented and historic fire conditions," it was temporarily closing national forest lands […]

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October 21, 2020
Google's Head of Global Analysis: "Platforms are influencing you in a way you didn't sign up for"
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October 21, 2020
A Crackdown in Ann Arbor

This is the Coronavirus Schools Briefing, a guide to the seismic changes in U.S. education that are taking place during the pandemic. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox. ImageThe Big House Credit...Talya Minsberg/The New York Times On Tuesday, local health officials ordered students at the University of Michigan to stay in […]

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October 21, 2020
Election 2020: Police in cities nationwide bracing for potential unrest in days before, after Nov. 3

The backdrop of a summer of civil unrest in America's largest cities and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic looms large as motivated voters prepare to submit their ballots for president in less than two weeks. Police departments - many of which saw days, weeks and even monthslong anti-police brutality protests and riots this summer - said […]

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October 21, 2020
AOC and Ilhan Omar Play 'Among Us' on Twitch to Spur Voting, and Hundreds of Thousands Watch

To help spur voters to the polls, most politicians conduct in-person canvassing or send mass emails. But Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took a novel approach: She asked her nine million Twitter followers to watch her play a video game. "Anyone want to play Among Us with me on Twitch to get out the vote?" Ms. Ocasio-Cortez, […]

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October 21, 2020
Trump says the US is 'crushing' the coronavirus during Pennsylvania rally
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October 21, 2020
Melania Trump forgoes campaign trail due to lingering cough l GMA
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October 21, 2020
Shocking moment boat explodes into a ball of flames forcing 21 people to be rescued
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October 21, 2020
Excess annual deaths up 300K in 10 month span amid pandemic l GMA
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October 21, 2020
Trump Taunts Lesley Stahl of '60 Minutes' After Cutting Off Interview

Follow our live coverage of the Biden vs. Trump 2020 election here. President Trump abruptly cut off an interview with the "60 Minutes" star Lesley Stahl at the White House on Tuesday and then taunted her on Twitter, posting a short behind-the-scenes video of her at the taping and noting that she had not been […]

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October 21, 2020
Plane passengers chant for man to be removed after he refuses to wear mask
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