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 2020-08-04 12:53 

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Malignant bone cancer found in ancient dinosaur fossil, a first...

For the first time, scientists have diagnosed a dinosaur with osteosarcoma, an aggressive, malignant bone cancer....

 2020-08-04 12:49 

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Watch: Common says he 'felt at home' performing onstage again on 'Tonight Show'...

Common appeared on "The Tonight Show" and discussed with host Jimmy Fallon how it felt to perform onstage once again at Dave Chappelle's socially distanced music festival....

 2020-08-04 12:40 

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Watch live: President Donald Trump signs Great American Outdoors Act...

President Donald Trump will sign the Great American Outdoors Act at a White House ceremony Tuesday after the measure won sweeping, bipartisan approval in Congress....

 2020-08-04 12:40 

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President Donald Trump signs conservation bill that pays for parks' maintenance backlog...

President Donald Trump signed the Great American Outdoors Act into law on Tuesday, a major bipartisan conservation effort that will secure lands and pay for a backlog of maintenance at National Parks....

 2020-08-04 12:32 

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Pelicans' Zion Williamson throws down alley-oop over Grizzlies...

New Orleans Pelicans star Zion Williamson saw increased minutes and responded with a big performance in a win over the Memphis Grizzlies. He put his stamp on the victory with an acrobatic alley-oop dunk....

 2020-08-04 12:05 

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Gallup poll: Satisfaction with direction of U.S. at 9-year low...

Satisfaction among Americans with the direction of the United States is at its lowest level in nearly a decade and just a few points off the all-time low, a Gallup poll showed Tuesday....

 2020-08-04 11:50 

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Reports: Tayshia Adams replaces Clare Crawley on 'Bachelorette'...

Tayshia Adams will replace Clare Crawley on "The Bachelorette" Season 16, according to multiple reports....

 2020-08-04 11:48 

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Gerrit Cole extends win streak to 19, Yankees beat Phillies...

Ace pitcher Gerrit Cole pushed his win streak to 19 consecutive games -- in which he has had a decision -- and the New York Yankees beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 at Yankee Stadium....

 2020-08-04 11:47 

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U.S. sees fewer than 50,000 new COVID-19 cases for 2nd straight day...

For the second day in a row, researchers say new COVID-19 cases in the United States have amounted to fewer than 50,000....

 2020-08-04 11:47 

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U.S. sees fewer than 50,000 new COVID-19 cases for 2nd day...

For the second day in a row, researchers say new COVID-19 cases in the United States have numbered under 50,000....

 2020-08-04 11:23 

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Michigan, Arizona, Kansas, Missouri, Washington holding primaries Tuesday...

Five states will hold primary elections on Tuesday as some high profile members of Congress seek to fend off challengers from within their parties....

 2020-08-04 11:11 

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WWE Raw: Shane McMahon returns with Raw Underground...

Shane McMahon returned to WWE on Raw to introduce a new segment on the show, titled Raw Underground....

 2020-08-04 10:35 

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Isaias weakens to tropical storm after hitting N.C. as hurricane...

Isaias made landfall in North Carolina as a Category 1 hurricane on Monday night and has since been downgraded to a tropical storm as it moved over land, but forecasters say it remains a threat as it nears New York City....

 2020-08-04 10:05 

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U.S., Australian military rescue 3 mariners stranded on island after spotting SOS in sand...

U.S. and Australian military service members rescued three mariners stranded on a small Pacific island after sighting an SOS sign they had been etched into the sand....

 2020-08-04 10:05 

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3 mariners rescued on Pacific island after writing 'SOS' in sand...

U.S. and Australian military service members rescued three mariners stranded on a small Pacific island after sighting an SOS sign they had been etched into the sand....

 2020-08-04 08:37 

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U.N. chief: School closures amid pandemic have caused 'generational catastrophe'...

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called for nations to place the reopening of schools as a top priority in their response to the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-08-04 08:37 

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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres: School closures have caused 'generational catastrophe'...

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called for nations to place the reopening of schools as a top priority in their response to the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-08-04 07:37 

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Mask use against COVID-19 not causing false sense of security, study says...

For most people, wearing a face mask to protect against COVID-19 doesn't lead to a false sense of security that leads them to forgo other precautions like hand washing, a new study finds....

 2020-08-04 07:00 

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On This Day, Aug. 4: Anne Frank captured by Gestapo...

On Aug. 4, 1944, acting on a tip from a Dutch informer, the Nazi Gestapo captured 15-year-old Jewish diarist Anne Frank and her family....

 2020-08-04 07:00 

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Famous birthdays for Aug. 4: Meghan Markle, Cole Sprouse...

Meghan Markle, duchess of Sussex, turns 39 and actor Cole Sprouse turns 28, among the famous birthdays for August 4....

 2020-08-04 06:07 

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Census Bureau to end counting a month early...

The U.S. Census Bureau announced it will end all data collection efforts on Sept. 30, a month earlier than planned....

 2020-08-04 05:27 

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Study: Anti-inflammatory drug may be first to slow arthritis...

There are currently no medications that can slow down the common form of arthritis that strikes aging knees and hips. But a study suggests a powerful, and expensive, anti-inflammatory drug could potentially do just that....

 2020-08-04 04:41 

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Hurricane Isaias makes landfall in North Carolina as residents brace for impacts...

Tropical Storm Isaias will regain its strength to a Category 1 hurricane Monday evening and make landfall in North and South Carolina, the National Hurricane Center said in an updated advisory....

 2020-08-04 03:44 

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Multiple people injured after 3 hot air balloons crash in Wyoming...

More than a dozen people were injured when three hot air balloons crashed Monday in Wyoming....

 2020-08-04 02:52 

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Atlanta Braves ace Mike Soroka suffers torn Achilles, out for season...

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Mike Soroka had to be assisted off the field in the third inning of Monday's game against the New York Mets after suffering a torn Achilles tendon....

 2020-08-04 02:50 

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Esper: Nation grieves over 9 service members killed in training...

Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said Monday the United States grieves the deaths of eight Marines and a Sailor who were killed over the weekend when their amphibious assault vehicle sank off the California coast....

 2020-08-04 02:50 

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Defense Secretary Mark Esper: U.S. grieves for 9 service members killed in training...

Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said Monday the United States grieves the deaths of eight Marines and a Sailor who were killed over the weekend when their amphibious assault vehicle sank off the California coast....

 2020-08-04 02:33 

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Atlanta Braves ace Mike Soroka helped off field after non-contact injury...

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Mike Soroka had to be assisted off the field in the third inning of Monday's game against the New York Mets after suffering a lower leg injury....

 2020-08-04 02:02 

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Veteran OL Brian Winters signing with Bills after Jets release...

Days after the New York Jets released him, veteran offensive lineman Brian Winters is signing a short-term contract with the Buffalo Bills....

 2020-08-04 01:38 

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Tedros: There may never be a 'silver bullet' to cure COVID-19...

WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreysus said Monday there may not ever be a "silver bullet" cure for COVID-19, encouraging the nations of the world to take necessary precautions to prevent the spread of the virus....

 2020-08-04 01:35 

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Denver Broncos starting right tackle Ja'Wuan James opts out of 2020 season...

Denver Broncos starting offensive lineman Ja'Wuan James has decided to opt out of the 2020 NFL season because of coronavirus concerns....

 2020-08-04 01:20 

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Seized Fyre Festival merch auctioned off by U.S. Marshals...

U.S. Marshals are auctioning promotional hats, clothing, and other merchandise left over from the disastrous 2017 Bahamas Fyre Festival fraud scheme as a way to raise forfeiture funds....

 2020-08-04 00:58 

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MLB postponing 'Field of Dreams' game until 2021 due to coronavirus...

Major League Baseball is postponing its inaugural "Field of Dreams" game until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-08-04 00:39 

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Hurricane Isaias regains strength as it approaches Carolinas...

Tropical Storm Isaias will regain its strength to a Category 1 hurricane Monday evening and make landfall in North and South Carolina, the National Hurricane Center said in an updated advisory....

 2020-08-03 23:41 

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Raiders trade former second-round pick P.J. Hall to Vikings...

The Las Vegas Raiders traded defensive lineman and former second-round draft pick P.J. Hall to the Minnesota Vikings for a conditional 2021 draft selection....

 2020-08-03 23:25 

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U.S. CEOs urge Congress to approve small business coronavirus rescue aid...

Saying American small business owners need a "Marshall Plan," 100 U.S. CEOS of large companies such as Starbucks, Salesforce and Walt Disney Company urged Congress in a letter to increase rescue aid for small businesses....

 2020-08-03 23:02 

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Israel conducts airstrikes in Syria after thwarting explosive attack near Golan Heights...

Israeli Defense Forces said they conducted a series of airstrikes against multiple targets in Syria on Monday after thwarting a potential IED attack by four men the night before....

 2020-08-03 22:56 

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Former Pro Bowl TE Jordan Reed agrees to one-year deal with 49ers...

Former Washington tight end Jordan Reed and the San Francisco 49ers reached an agreement on a short-term contract....

 2020-08-03 22:53 

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Derek Jeter: 'False sense of security' led to Marlins' COVID-19 outbreak...

Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter admitted Monday that the team's "false sense of security" led to 18 players and two coaches testing positive for COVID-19....

 2020-08-03 22:41 

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Australian study suggests children less likely to spread COVID-19 than adults...

Children at schools and day-care centers with strong COVID-19 infection prevention controls in place have low levels of virus transmission, according to a study published Monday by The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health....

 2020-08-03 22:30 

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Testing, tracing needed to prevent COVID-19 spread at schools, study finds...

Effective testing and contact tracing is essential for schools and day-care centers to safely reopen during COVID-19 pandemic, a study published Monday by The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health found....

 2020-08-03 22:29 

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New Clorox CEO brings female leadership of top companies to record 38...

When new Clorox Co. CEO Linda Rendle takes control of the company in September, she will push the ranks of Fortune 500 female leaders to a record high of 38....

 2020-08-03 22:02 

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World's 'smallest dinosaur' actually a lizard, study retraction says...

New research suggests an ancient skull found inside 99-million-year-old amber belonged to a lizard, not the "world's smallest dinosaur," as scientists claimed earlier this year....

 2020-08-03 21:46 

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U.S. military trucks land in Israel to be fitted for Iron Dome defense system...

U.S. military Oshkosh trucks were delivered to Israel Monday, hours after Raytheon and Israel's Rafael announced a joint venture Monday to establish production of Israel's Iron Dome defense weapons system in the U.S....

 2020-08-03 21:02 

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Former Spanish king Juan Carlos announces he'll self-exile amid financial scandals...

Amid multiple financial scandals, former King of Spain, Juan Carlos I, announced Monday that he will leave the country in a self-imposed exile that would be "the best for Spain and for the Crown."...

 2020-08-03 20:58 

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Nasdaq hits all-time high, Dow rises 236 points behind soaring tech stocks...

The Nasdaq composite index rose to an all-time high Monday, gaining 1.47% after tech stocks turned in a strong performance led by Microsoft stock rising 5%....

 2020-08-03 20:54 

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Trump hinges TikTok's fate in U.S. on sale to Microsoft or other U.S. company...

President Donald Trump said Monday that TikTok's ability to operate in the United States hinges on a deal with Microsoft or another big U.S. company going through soon....

 2020-08-03 20:39 

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Lucky 'sign' leads man to $630,000 lottery jackpot...

An Australian man said "a sign that someone was looking out" turned around his string of bad luck and led to his winning a lottery jackpot of more than $630,000....

 2020-08-03 20:39 

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Ice sheets, not rivers, carved valleys on Mars, new study says...

New research suggests the majority of Mars' valleys were carved by ice sheets, not flowing rivers, calling the Red Planet's supposed warm, watery past into question....

 2020-08-03 20:26 

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Watch: Bear breaks through window of parked vehicle to eat trash...

The U.S. Forest Service in California shared photos of a vehicle that was broken into and ransacked by an unusual burglary suspect -- a hungry bear....

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