Bon Jovi to campaign with Joe Biden

The '80s rock icon Bon Jovi is set to campaign this weekend with Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in Pennsylvania, reports the Biden campaign late on Friday. Bon Jovi's new album '2020' is out now. New: @BonJovi will join @JoeBiden and @DrBiden during a trip to Pennsylvania tomorrow, per the campaign — Read the rest
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Voting 2020 live updates: How to vote as early numbers show turnout could be 62%; North Carolina court battle over absentee deadline

Election rules in New Jersey related to COVID-19 are upheld. Almost 50 million have already voted. Latest voting news from across the U.S.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Fire ants created this art

Horace Zeng creates paintings using fire ants dropped onto ink and the result is quite lovely. Via his site: These paintings are done by letting a "ball" of aggregating fire ant walk along acrylic paint drops. As they diffuse outward, they create an exploding graphic pattern. — Read the rest
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Presidential debate live updates: Biden says he would 'shut down the virus, not the country'

President Trump and Joe Biden meet for the final time on the debate stage Thursday, an event that could shape the course of the presidential election         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Coronavirus updates: First international airlift of COVID-19 patient; US exceeds 71K daily cases, first time since July

Chicago imposes 10 p.m. curfew for two weeks. Wyoming reports 10,000th case. Southwest Airlines to start filling middle seats. Latest COVID news.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Fact check: Hillary Clinton, not Joe Biden, used the phrase 'super predators'

A social media claim about usage of the term "super predators" to describe Black people is inaccurate.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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'I here to defend America's mayor': Sacha Baron Cohen's Borat pokes at Rudy Giuliani, Trump online

After Rudy Giuliani was caught in a compromising prank for 'Borat 2,' Sacha Baron Cohen's character is chiming in on him and President Trump.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Trump seized on Biden's promise to 'transition away from oil,' but the move away from fossil fuels is nothing new

Morry Gash-Pool/Getty Images President Donald Trump attacked former Vice President Joe Biden during Thursday night's debate for promising to "transition from the oil industry." Biden argued that the oil industry, which he said "pollutes significantly," should no longer receive federal subsidies and needs to be replaced by renewable energy "over time." Trump claimed that Biden is "going to destroy the oil industry" and a slew of Republicans attacked Biden over his comments.  The idea that ...
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Pennsylvania ballots can't be tossed out over voters' signatures, court says

The prospect of disqualified mail-in ballots poses a greater threat to Biden’s candidacy.
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Only 1 major US newspaper has endorsed Trump for reelection

President Donald Trump. Caitlin O'Hara/Getty Images President Donald Trump has received only a single endorsement from a major newspaper for his reelection, as of Oct. 21. That's far behind the three dozen leading newspapers that have endorsed Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. Newspaper endorsements have historically helped undecided voters choose a candidate. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Only a single major American newspaper has endorsed President Dona...
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Biden-Trump debate ratings: Fewer tune in for final matchup, Nielsen says

Preliminary TV ratings for the final Biden-Trump debate marked a decline from the first on Sept. 29, following a typical pattern.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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The 30 best gifts everyone will be buying in 2020

This holiday season, items including the Barefoot Dreams blanket, Apple AirPods Pro, AncestryDNA, and more will be on everyone's wishlist.         [Author:]
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Voting 2020 live updates: President Trump expected to cast Florida ballot; Delaware voters won't be forced to wear masks

President Trump expected to vote in West Palm Beach. Delaware voters don't have to wear masks. Advice on how to vote. Latest news from across the U.S.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Voting 2020 live updates: Supreme Court blocks curbside voting in Alabama; Delaware voters won't be forced to wear masks

President Trump expected to vote in West Palm Beach. Delaware voters don't have to wear masks. Advice on how to vote. Latest news from across the U.S.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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No evidence for Trump claim that Joe Biden earned money in China, according to the Wall Street Journal, contradicting its editorial section

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden participates in the final presidential debate against U.S. President Donald Trump at Belmont University on October 22, 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The Wall Street Journal found no evidence to support President Trump's claim that Joe Biden did business in China. The Journal's reporters reviewed corporate records, emails, and text messages. Trump's claim, during Thursday's debate, came the same week it was revealed he ...
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Venezuelans 'dying slowly' in rat- and roach-infested homes

Sunlight cannot penetrate, the air is fetid and fellow residents include rats and cockroaches -- but that's how 14 families are "dying slowly" in government accommodation in Venezuela's capital Caracas.
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A California appeals court unanimously upheld a ruling that Uber and Lyft must reclassify their drivers as employees under the state's gig work law

The judges invoked the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg while affirming a lower court ruling requiring Uber and Lyft to reclassify drivers under AB-5.
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Trump 'yet again broke the fact-check meter' in the final presidential debate, while Biden made a 'few gaffes'

"President Trump yet again broke the fact-check meter at the second presidential debate, while Democratic nominee Joe Biden made relatively few gaffes," The Washington Post's fact-check team concluded after Thursday's final presidential debate of 2020."The facts took a hit right out of the gate Thursday night," The Associated Press concurred. "Trump's first line of the night, about COVID-19 deaths, was false," and he "misrepresented the reality of the pandemic in myriad and familiar ...
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'Of course not': McConnell responds to questions about whether there are health issues the public should be warned about concerning his bruised hands

The Republican Kentucky Senator seeks reelection in November against Democratic candidate Amy McGrath.
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Over 52 million Americans have already voted. How does it break down by party?

“We can be certain this will be a high-turnout election.”
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Letters to the Editor: How Pope Francis' support for civil unions gives cover to mariage equality opponents

Marriage equality opponents may now argue in court that same-six civil unions are just as good legally as marriages. Of course, they are not.
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Borat posted an 'official statement' defending Rudy Giuliani for having an 'innocent sexy-time encounter' with his 'daughter'

In "Borat 2," Giuliani can be seen with his hands near his crotch with Borat's daughter Tutar in the room — he claims he was tucking his shirt in.
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Polish President Duda infected with coronavirus; Swiatek goes into quarantine

Polish President Andrzej Duda has tested positive for coronavirus and is subject to quarantine but is feeling well, officials announced on Saturday, as the country imposed fresh restrictions to try to stem a surge in the disease. One of the people Duda met in recent days was tennis star Iga Swiatek - who said soon after the announcement about the president being infected that she feels good, but will quarantine. Fresh from winning the French Open earlier this month and gaining national hero s...
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The US's third coronavirus surge could be the deadliest yet — 4 charts show a troubling trend

A man drops his daughter off at the Lincoln-Hancock Community School in Quincy, Massachusetts on September 17, 2020. Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe/Getty Images Coronavirus cases are skyrocketing in the US for the third time as winter approaches. The US reported more than 60,000 daily cases, on average, this week — a roughly 40% increase since the start of October. Deaths haven't risen as dramatically yet, but experts predict the third surge could be the deadliest. The US leads the world...
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In October, SC's Graham rakes in $1M per day for Senate race

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham has continued to rake in campaign cash in the closing days of his bid for a fourth term, raising about $1 million a day for the first two weeks of October. On Friday, Graham’s campaign said it had raised nearly $15 million in the first half of the month. As chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Graham played a prominent role in the televised process, introducing members as they spoke and able to opine on her nomination and the legal process in general.
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Good grief: Charlie Brown's Halloween special not airing on TV for the first time since 1966

For over 50 years, It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, the Peanuts Halloween special, has aired annually on network television. Starting this year, this classic will move to Apple TV+. From Oct. 30 to Nov. 1, it will be available to view for free ("as a special treat") on the streaming service who just announced they bought the rights to Peanuts programming. — Read the rest
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The Lincoln Project savages Trump's debate claim that separated migrant kids are 'so well taken care of'

Just minutes after President Trump declared during Thursday night's debate that migrant kids separated from their parents are "so well taken care of" inside U.S. facilities, the Lincoln Project released a searing four-second ad combining his words with the wails of children.This week, lawyers tasked with reuniting migrant kids with their families told a court they haven't been able to track down the parents of 545 children. They were separated under the Trump administration's zero-to...
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Fact-checking the final Trump-Biden debate

Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images, Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden will take the debate stage for the final time Thursday night ahead of the 2020 general election. The debate will be moderated by NBC News' Kristen Welker and will focus on six main topics: COVID-19, race, climate change, national security, leadership, and American families. The debate comes as Biden holds a hefty lead over Trump in a number of national and state polls, an...
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US Navy: 2 onboard training plane killed in Alabama crash

A U.S. Navy training plane that took off from Florida crashed Friday in an Alabama residential neighborhood near the Gulf Coast, killing both people in the plane, authorities said. Zach Harrell, a spokesperson for Commander, Naval Air Forces, said both people in the T-6B Texan II training plane died, but they weren't immediately releasing their names. Foley Fire Chief Joey Darby said responders encountered a “large volume of fire” with a home and several cars engulfed in flames.
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How Biden and Trump compared in the final presidential debate

The debate is over. Here's a breakdown of speaking times and interruptions.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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