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Trump erroneously says 1918 Spanish Flu 'probably ended' WWII, which happened two decades later

"The closest thing is in 1917, they say, the great pandemic. It certainly was a terrible thing where they lost anywhere from 50 to 100 million people, probably ended the Second World War," Trump said. "All the soldiers were sick. That was a terrible situation."         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Trump abruptly taken out of briefing room as White House goes into lockdown following a shooting

President Donald Trump was abruptly taken out of the briefing room on Monday during a daily session with reporters.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Kelly Clarkson will fill in for Simon Cowell on 'AGT'; germophobe Howie Mandel previews live shows

There are a few 'AGT' changes in store: Germ-averse judge Howie Mandel says the set is safe, but "other-worldly." And Cowell sits out this week.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Simon Cowell, Kelly Clarkson, Usa Today, Howie Mandel, Cowell


Dangerous derecho soars into Chicago after lashing Iowa with 100-mph winds

A derecho – a dangerous, ferocious wall of wind – is taking aim on the Chicago area, forecasters warned.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Opinion: College football leaders getting it all wrong with season on the brink

Whatever the fate of the 2020 college football season, the process in getting here has been an utter embarrassment to everyone except the players.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Simon Cowell's crash: How safe are e-bikes? A user's guide to electric bicycles

After hearing about Simon Cowell's scary cycling accident, you may be wondering about the safety of electric bicycles. Here's what you need to know.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Public defender: I worked with Kamala Harris. She was the most progressive DA in California.

I grappled with this idea of defending a former prosecutor for a long time, but I have to say what I feel is right to set the record straight on Harris.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Reward offered for info on 'Tiger King' star Carole Baskin's husband, who disappeared in 1997

The family of a Florida man who disappeared in 1997, and who appeared on the TV series "Tiger King," is offering $100,000 in exchange for information/         [Author: USA TODAY]
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The Perseid meteor shower is the best of the summer: Here's how to watch

On a clear night under the right conditions, you can expect to see anywhere from 15 to 20 meteors an hour.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Ban TikTok? Move to Triller? Can influencers really get people to switch apps?

Experts say influencers are scared over the possibility of TikTok being banned. Content creators have other options including Triller and Reels.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Court documents: Former Washington RB Derrius Guice strangled girlfriend until she was unconscious

Former Washington running back Derrius Guice, whom the team cut Friday, is due in court Aug. 28 for domestic violence-related charges.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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4 back-to-school items to keep kids safe during COVID-19

While some students will continue online learning this year, others will go back to school. Here are a few items to help protect kids during a pandemic.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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The top 3 unanswered questions about Trump's executive orders on coronavirus relief

Will Trump's orders face legal challenges? How soon will the new unemployment benefit be available? Will all Americans be protected from evictions?         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Who is speaking at the Democratic National Convention? Here's what we know so far.

Biden will accept the presidential nomination and attend the convention from Delaware. Other speakers will attend virtually as well.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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'AGT': As Kelly Clarkson fills in for Simon Cowell, germophobe Howie Mandel previews live shows

Germ-averse judge Howie Mandel says 'AGT' set is safe, but "other-worldly." And Simon Cowell sits out this week after breaking his back on an e-bike.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Simon Cowell, Kelly Clarkson, Usa Today, Howie Mandel


Fact check: Voters should request ballots 2 weeks early, but mail isn't intentionally slow

USPS said there is no delivery slowdown, but confirmed voters should request mail-in ballots at least two weeks in advance.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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President Trump tweets support for college football players amid talk of season cancellation

President Donald Trump is backing college football players hoping to play amid expectations of conference cancelling seasons due to COVID-19.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Lebanon's prime minister resigns amid protests over port explosion, says corruption has 'paralyzed' the state

Before his resignation, Prime Minister Hassan Diab's government referred the matter of the port explosion to the Supreme Judicial Council, which handles crimes related to national and state security.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Fossil of fearsome 'hell ant' that used tusk-like jaws to hunt its victims discovered in amber

A 99-million year old fossil of a "hell ant" is giving researchers a glimpse into the behavior of these fearsome ancient insects, a new study reports.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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100 arrested, 13 officers injured after Chicago crowds clash with police

Hundreds smashed windows, stole from stores and clashed with police in Chicago's Magnificent Mile shopping district and other parts of downtown.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Big Ten presidents move to verge of not playing college football this fall due to coronavirus concerns

Big Ten presidents would be following the Mid-American conference as the second FBS league to cancel football in the fall. Other majors are deciding.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Opinion: Concern for college football season is too little, comes months too late

With the college football season hanging by a thread, politicians, players and others are calling on games to be played despite lealth concerns.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Dangerous derecho headed for Chicago after lashing Iowa with 100-mph winds

A derecho – a dangerous, ferocious wall of wind – is taking aim on the Chicago area, forecasters warned.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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'Edgy' 'Saved by the Bell' reboot will lovingly poke fun at the original: See new trailer

The new "Saved by the Bell" won't be quite as silly and cartoony as the original, but it will have plenty of callbacks, producers said.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Coronavirus live updates: Big Ten presidents may opt against fall football; inside Wuhan virology lab; when will Disneyland reopen?

Neck gaiters don't do much to protect against COVID-19, a report finds. In July, 97,000 kids tested positive for the virus. Latest coronavirus news.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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COVID-19 testing 'very likely' when Royal Caribbean returns to cruising, executive says

Royal Caribbean Group is considering coronavirus testing as part of its plan to resume sailing, a company executive said.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Trump says adding his face to Mount Rushmore would be a 'good idea.' It would likely be impossible

"The rock that surrounds the sculpted faces is not suitable for additional carving, an official with the National Park Service said in June.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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'Unconstitutional slop:' Donald Trump spars with Ben Sasse, the GOP senator who attacked his executive order

Sasse and other lawmakers, mostly Democrats, questioned the legality and wisdom of the Trump executive orders designed to help the COVID economy.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Coronavirus tackles colleges looking for football money

Our View: Amid COVID-19, Big 10 pulling the plug on the fall season shows college football taking the responsible play. It's a win for student-athletes.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Life with coronavirus: How businesses are turning to tech to cope with COVID-19

Companies are navigating the three stages of COVID, moving beyond sneeze guards and looking to integrate more technology solutions, writes Mike Feibus.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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