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Sweet revenge: Atlanta Braves knock off Los Angeles Dodgers to advance to World Series

The Braves defeated the defending World Series champion Dodgers to win their first pennant in 22 years. They will face the Astros in the Fall Classic.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves, Dodgers, Braves, Astros


'SNL': Jason Sudeikis reprises his 'fun' and 'lucid' impression of 'ghost of Biden's past'

Jason Sudeikis reprised his 2013 role of Joe Biden, who was the happy-go-lucky 47th vice president at the time.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Joe Biden, Biden, Usa Today, Jason Sudeikis


Kellogg's faces $5 million lawsuit for not having enough strawberries in its Pop-Tarts

A lawsuit claims the Kellogg Sales Company is giving consumers an impression that Pop-Tart's fruit filling contains more strawberries than it does.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Kellogg, Kellogg Sales Company


In deposition, Kobe Bryant's widow Vanessa recounts the day her husband and daughter died

Widow of Kobe Bryant testified in a deposition about the day of the fatal helicopter crash.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Kobe Bryant, Usa Today, Vanessa


Winners and losers of college football's Week 8: Oregon escapes, Penn State falls out of playoff race

Oregon kept its College Football Playoff hopes alive Saturday. Penn State did not. Who joins them on the list of winners and losers from Week 8?       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Oregon, Usa Today, College Football Playoff, Penn State


Facebook accuses Ukrainian programmer of selling 178 million users' data, files lawsuit

Facebook is accusing Alexander Alexandrovich Solonchenko of using automated means to scrape phone numbers and Facebook user IDs in 2018 and 2019.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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McDonald's workers are staging another one-day strike to protest the alleged sexual harassment of employees at the chain's restaurants

Workers strike at a McDonald's location in Detroit in August. Jarmier Owens McDonald's workers are planning another strike on Tuesday to protest alleged sexual harassment at multiple locations in the US. The strike will build upon a pattern of McDonald's #MeToo movements that started in 2018. The McDonald's effort is the latest in a line of worker strikes across multiple industries in the month of October alone. The "Striketober" streak continues as McDonald's employees...
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Vanessa Bryant testifies how she learned of Kobe and Gigi's death

Under questioning from an attorney for the county, Bryant testified how she learned of the crash that killed her husband and daughter.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Illinois outlasts No. 8 Penn State, 20-18, in college football's first 9OT game

Five games have gone to at least seven OTs since the rule was adopted in 2006, including Texas A&M's 74-72 seven-OT victory over LSU on Nov. 24, 2018.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Texas, News, LSU, Usa Today, Illinois, Penn State


Barack Obama hits campaign trail in bellwether Virginia race as Democrats try to galvanize Black voters

As Terry McAuliffe battles Republican Glenn Youngkin in Virginia, Barack Obama and Kamala Harris are trying to galvanize Black voters in a tight race.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Virginia, Barack Obama, Usa Today, Kamala Harris, Terry McAuliffe, Glenn Youngkin


'Deluge' in a drought: Millions of Californians warned of flash flooding risk on Sunday

Drought-stricken regions of Northern California could see "excessive rainfall" when an extreme weather system hits the West Coast this weekend.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Podcast reveals 'Rust' armorer's feelings about previous job: 'I was really nervous'

Hannah Gutierrez was the armorer on "Rust" set during Thursday's fatal incident. She previously talked about an earlier job on a resurfaced podcast.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Confederate names are being scrubbed from US military bases. The list of ideas to replace them is 30,000 deep.

Code Talkers, Medal of Honor recipient could replace Fort Hood, Fort Bragg and other bases named for Confederate officers who betrayed their oaths.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, US, Usa Today, Fort Hood Fort Bragg


SkyWest cancels more than 100 Saturday flights: American, Delta, United, Alaska airlines impacted

SkyWest Airlines has canceled hundreds of flights, and passengers across multiple major airlines are feeling the impact.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Could Alec Baldwin be charged? Who is liable in Halyna Hutchins' death? Legal experts weigh in

According to lawyers, here are some of the potential legal ramifications of the tragic Alec Baldwin prop gun incident that killed a cinematographer.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Opinion: Atlanta Braves make unfortunate anti-vaccine statement with Travis Tritt as NLCS national anthem singer

Tritt recently announced that he was canceling shows at venues with vaccine mandates, which earned the country singer airtime on Fox News primetime.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Fox News, Usa Today, Atlanta Braves, Travis Tritt, Tritt


FDA says Pfizer vaccine appears to work in young kids; study shows lower mortality rates for vaccinated people: Live COVID updates

Pfizer's COVID vaccine appears highly effective at preventing symptomatic infections in young kids and caused no unexpected safety issues, feds say.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Why is fentanyl so dangerous? The illicit drug has ruined lives during COVID pandemic

Overdose deaths tied to fentanyl have increased in the last five years and since the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's why the drug is so dangerous.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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New York City all-glass attraction, Summit One Vanderbilt, encourages 'no skirt' policy

The Summit One Vanderbilt attraction in New York offers skyline views and reflective floors and walls. But there's a recommended "no skirt" policy.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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A Chicago museum 'fired' its volunteers. Why diversity consultants say it was the right move.

The Art Institute of Chicago decided to dismantle its decades-old docent program, reigniting a national debate on equity at major U.S. museums.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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'Sold a dream': As HBCUs struggle for funding, Howard University students protest living conditions and lack of voice

From students living in cars to mushrooms growing on ceilings, students say substandard conditions make some feel 'they were sold a dream'       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Krispy Kreme BOGO: 'Krispy Skreme' offering Halloween-themed buy-one-get-one deal and freebie

Krispy Kreme is bringing out new deals, new doughnuts and a new name this Halloween season. Say hello to "Krispy Skreme."       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Former President Barack Obama hits campaign trail in Virginia to rally Democrats in bellwether race

As Terry McAuliffe battles Republican Glenn Youngkin in Virginia, Barack Obama and Kamala Harris are trying to galvanize Black voters in a tight race.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Virginia, Barack Obama, Usa Today, Kamala Harris, Terry McAuliffe, Glenn Youngkin


Confederate names are being scrubbed from US military bases. The list to of ideas to replace them is 30,000 deep.

Code Talkers, Medal of Honor recipient could replace Fort Hood, Fort Bragg and other bases named for Confederate officers who betrayed their oaths.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, US, Usa Today, Fort Hood Fort Bragg


'Because of them, we're here now': Astros' young stars, led by Yordan Alvarez, lead old guard back to World Series

Lead by a group of young stars, the Houston Astros have returned---this time without scandal---to the World Series.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Houston Astros, Astros, Yordan Alvarez


The story of Carol and Karen: Two experimental Facebook accounts show how the company helped divide America

In 2019, a Facebook staffer created two fictitious accounts to see what content the platform recommended. What the research found was alarming.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Facebook, Usa, News, America, Karen, Usa Today, Carol


Campaigning in Virginia, 'bomb cyclone', Dodgers vs. Braves: 5 things to know this weekend

Justice Clarence Thomas celebrates 30 years on Supreme Court, a big weather event is expected to hit the West and more news to start your weekend.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Supreme Court, Virginia, Usa Today, Dodgers, Braves, Clarence Thomas


CDC adds mental health disorders to list of conditions linked to higher risk of severe COVID-19. Here's why.

The CDC added mental health disorders last week to the list of underlying medical conditions associated with a higher risk of severe COVID-19.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Lakers' Anthony Davis, Dwight Howard get into altercation on bench during timeout

Tempers boiled over on the Lakers bench when Anthony Davis and Dwight Howard got into a brief physical altercation during a timeout.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Anthony Davis, Usa Today, Lakers, Dwight Howard, Anthony Davis Dwight Howard


Astros close out Red Sox in Game 6 of ALCS, return to World Series for third time in five seasons

A brilliant start from Luis Garcia and the red-hot Yordan Alvarez helped Houston beat Boston in Game 6 of the American League Championship Series 5-0.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Boston, Houston, Usa Today, Red Sox, Luis Garcia, Astros, Yordan Alvarez



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