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Live election updates: Stanford model ties Trump rallies to 30K COVID cases; Trump, Biden visit battleground states

There are now just three days to Election Day, and more than 85 million people have already voted, according to numbers compiled by @electproject.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Stanford, Usa Today, Trump, Trump Biden


'Now is not the time to be silent': Shakira pens powerful essay on children separated at border

Shakira wrote a personal essay about the 545 children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.          [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Mexico, Religion, Shakira, Usa Today


'Sean Connery WAS James Bond': Hugh Jackman, George Takei, more stars mourn 007

Celebrities, fans and friends flocked to Twitter Saturday to pay their respects to Sean Connery, actor known for defining James Bond for a generation.          [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Religion, James Bond, Usa Today, Sean Connery, Hugh Jackman George Takei


Unrest erupts over death of Black man in shooting by police near Portland

Mourners had gathered in Vancouver, Washington, where family and friends say Kevin Peterson Jr. was fatally shot Thursday night by police.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Portland, Usa Today, Vancouver Washington, Kevin Peterson Jr


'Sean Connery WAS James Bond': Daniel Craig, George Takei, more stars mourn 007

Celebrities, fans and friends flocked to Twitter Saturday to pay their respects to Sean Connery, actor known for defining James Bond for a generation.          [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Religion, James Bond, Usa Today, Sean Connery, Daniel Craig George Takei


Coronavirus updates: New virus restrictions roll out amid pushback; US daily deaths could soon triple; lockdowns in Europe

A surge in COVID-19 cases is underway in the U.S. and abroad, leading to a new round of virus-related rules in some areas. Latest COVID news.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Europe, Usa, News, US, Usa Today


Kirstie Alley told not to 'downplay' loss of life after slamming CNN's COVID-19 coverage

CNN clapped back at Kirstie Alley who took to Twitter Friday to slam the outlet's coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic.          [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Religion, Cnn, Usa Today, Kirstie Alley


Lori Loughlin reports to California prison for 2-month sentence in college admissions case

Lori Loughlin reported to a California prison to begin serving her two-month sentence for her role in the college admissions scandal.          [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, California, Religion, Usa Today, Lori Loughlin


My stepfather died alone of COVID-19 as Donald Trump throws unmasked rallies

I'm isolated home because of a pre-existing condition, and my mother needed to protect her own health. So she was forced to make an impossible choice.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Donald Trump


Sean Connery, who defined the role of 'James Bond' for a generation, dies at 90

Oscar-winning Sean Connery, has died at age 90, according to the BBC who was informed by the actor's family, and Variety.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Bbc, Oscar, James Bond, Usa Today, Sean Connery


Despite suppression tactics, young voters are 'raising hell' with historic early voting turnout

Young voters face voting obstacles from cumbersome voter ID laws to a lack of polling places. Still, they're turning out in historic numbers.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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'The most visited state': Trump, Biden barnstorm Pennsylvania as key state on final campaign weekend

Pennsylvania, where Trump and Biden will each campaign on the final campaign weekend, could be the tipping point deciding who wins the White House.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, White House, Pennsylvania, Biden, Usa Today, Trump, Trump Biden


Coronavirus updates: New virus restrictions roll out amid pushback; US daily deaths may soon triple; lockdowns in Europe

A surge in COVID-19 cases is underway in the U.S. and abroad, leading to a new round of virus-related rules in some areas. Latest COVID news.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Europe, Usa, News, US, Usa Today


Sony’s Buyout of Anime Streaming Platform Crunchyroll Almost Complete

According to Nikkei Asia, Sony is in the last steps of finalizing its acquisition of popular Western anime streaming platform Crunchyroll, a move that has easily earned negative reception considering both Sony’s censorship and Crunchyroll’s objectionable decisions combined will likely devastate the Western anime community. Sony’s purchase of the streaming platform has been estimated to […]
Tags: Business, Usa, Censorship, Sony, Anime, Announcements, Crunchyroll, Nikkei Asia Sony


Voting 2020 updates: Texas early vote count surges past 2016 numbers; massive number of lawsuits already filed; COVID shutters Florida poll

Early voting has swept across the US in record form, including by a 99-year-old first-time voter. There are lots of lawsuits. News you need to know.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Florida, Usa, Texas, News, US, Usa Today


Terror attacks in France over Mohammad cartoons spark debate on secularism, Islamophobia

Recent attacks in France, linked to depictions of the Prophet Mohammad, have reignited tensions over the limits of free expression and secularism.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, France, Usa Today, Mohammad


Hospitals overwhelmed: Exhausted staffs, surging COVID-19 cases push nation's limits

The worsening COVID-19 outbreak, fueled by Americans' fatigue, means hospitals are scrambling for more doctors, nurses and therapists to fill shifts.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Heidi Klum debuts her 2020 Halloween costumes: See exclusive, behind-the-scenes photos

Check out exclusive, behind-the-scenes photos from the making of Heidi Klum's 2020 Halloween family video.          [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Religion, Usa Today, Heidi Klum


'We were ready to leave': LeBron James sought guidance from Barack Obama during NBA boycott

LeBron James says he sought guidance from former President Obama about leaving bubble following the NBA boycott after the shooting of Jacob Blake.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Obama, Barack Obama, Nba, Lebron James, Usa Today, Jacob Blake


Live election updates: Minnesota Gov. thanks Trump for 'finally following public health guidance at a campaign rally'

The Trump campaign had to change venues a few times before the event on Friday.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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'Halloween Kills' drops another teaser trailer, Jamie Lee Curtis says film connects to BLM

Another teaser trailer for "Halloween Kills" has arrived, and star Jamie Lee Curtis is talking about the film's reckoning with shared trauma.          [Author: USA TODAY]
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Completely bonkers 'Hocus Pocus' fundraiser reunites cast, overflows with celebrity cameos

Bette Midler's "Hocus Pocus" cast and stars including Mariah Carey, Meryl Streep, Glenn Close and John Stamos made a bonkers fundraiser video.          [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Religion, John Stamos, Usa Today, Bette Midler, Mariah Carey Meryl Streep Glenn Close


Kim Kardashian slays 'Tiger King,' Lil Nas X channels Nicki Minaj; more celeb Halloween costumes

The celebrities got creative with their costumes this Halloween and channeled everything from "Tiger King" to honoring essential workers.          [Author: USA TODAY]
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Inspire Brands, parent company of Arby's and Sonic, to purchase Dunkin' Brands for $11.3 billion

Dunkin' Brands is expected to join the Inspire Brands Inc. in a deal worth $11.3 billion and considered one of the largest restaurant deals in years.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Arby, Dunkin Brands, Inspire Brands, Inspire Brands Inc


'Politically correct': Trump pokes Fox News Host Laura Ingraham for wearing a mask

The Center for Disease Control and top health officials advise wearing face masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Trump, Center for Disease Control, Fox News Host, Laura Ingraham


WNBA star Sue Bird, USWNT stalwart Megan Rapinoe announce their engagement

WNBA star Sue Bird and USWNT standout Megan Rapinoe are engaged. Bird shared the news with a post on social media Friday night.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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'Mank': Early reactions give Oscar buzz to David Fincher's 'peculiar labyrinth of a movie'

Director David Fincher's latest film, "Mank," doesn't debut on Netflix until Dec. 4 — but that isn't stopping the movie from generating Oscar buzz.          [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Religion, Usa Today, David Fincher, Mank


Will Trump be a one-term president? Here's the list of the Commanders-in-Chief denied a second term

From John Adams to George H.W. Bush, nearly 10 American presidents have run for re-election and lost throughout U.S. history.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, John Adams, Usa Today, George H W Bush, Will Trump


What Do Foreign Media Correspondents Think of the US?

Media correspondents from all over the world spend months and years in the United States, reporting on our current events, politics, and culture. In this illuminating video from the New Yorker, several of them talk about what they think of our country. As outsiders, they’re able to see things that Americans don’t and can talk to people who may not otherwise feel comfortable talking to (what they perceive as) biased or corrupt American media. They’ve also observed an unprecedented level of di...
Tags: Usa, US, America, United States, Jason Kottke


Cecilia Chiang, the trailblazing chef who brought authentic Chinese food to the USA, dies at 100

San Francisco chef Cecilia Chiang, who blazed a trail for Chinese cuisine in the United States, died Wednesday. She was 100.
Tags: Usa, San Francisco, Cnn, United States, Cecilia Chiang