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 2020-09-19 10:37 

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The Latest: Virus spurs $7B tech push for German schools...

BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the need for massive upgrades of school technology around the country....

 2020-09-19 10:27 

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After wildfire smoke clears, protests resume in Portland...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Protesters returned to the streets of Portland, Oregon, following a dayslong pause largely due to poor air quality from wildfires on the West Coast....

 2020-09-18 22:32 

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$13B aid package to help Puerto Rico 3 years after Hurricane Maria took too long, Democrats say...

The White House announced a $13 billion aid package for Puerto Rico on Friday, three years after the U.S. territory was hit by a devastating Category 5 hurricane....

 2020-09-18 22:18 

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Trump says 'every American' should have coronavirus vaccine by April 2021...

"We will have manufactured at least 100 million vaccine doses before the end of the year and likely much more than that," explained Trump....

 2020-09-18 21:45 

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Report shows Southern farmers collected more trade war aid...

The Government Accountability Office found Southern and large farms benefited the most....

 2020-09-18 21:28 

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Policymakers clash over forest management, climate change...

WASHINGTON D.C. (NEXSTAR) — Wildfires are devastating the western United States because of how many there have been and how large they are....

 2020-09-18 20:58 

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Second stimulus checks: Lawmakers leave for weekend without deal in sight...

Despite a push from President Donald Trump for lawmakers to explore a coronavirus aid package that would include a second round of stimulus checks, members of Congress left Washington for the weeke......

 2020-09-18 20:58 

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CDC reverses course, says people without symptoms should be tested...

NEW YORK — U.S. health officials on Friday dropped a controversial piece of coronavirus guidance and said anyone who has been in close contact with an infected person should get tested. The Centers......

 2020-09-18 19:53 

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'We all want to get something done': COVID-19 relief package remains at a standstill...

A sticking point in moving the relief package forward continues to be providing additional aid to state and local governments....

 2020-09-18 15:19 

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Bracing for the upcoming flu season during a pandemic...

Across the country, it is anything but normal as people get used to living with their new normal. But with peak flu season on the horizon, the U.S. has another challenge up ahead: dealing with the ......

 2020-09-18 15:19 

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Biden blasts Trump's 'criminal' virus response at town hall...

MOOSIC, Pa. (AP) — Joe Biden on Thursday went after President Donald Trump again and again over his handling of COVID-19, calling Trump's downplaying of the pandemic "criminal" and his admini......

 2020-09-18 15:18 

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Global coronavirus cases top 30 million...

LONDON Confirmed cases of the coronavirus have topped 30 million worldwide, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally. The worldwide count of known COVID-19 infections climbed past 30 m......

 2020-09-18 15:18 

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EPA approves Pine-Sol to kill coronavirus on surfaces...

Pine-Sol has approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) "for kill claims against SARS-Cov-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, on hard non-porous surfaces," according to......

 2020-09-18 15:17 

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Wynn Resorts reports more than 500 employees have tested positive for COVID-19...

Wynn Resorts Las Vegas is reporting there have been 548 positive cases of COVID-19 among employees leading up to and after the reopening of the property....

 2020-09-18 15:16 

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Congress still can't compromise on a COVID-19 relief bill...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — Democrats and Republicans remain stubbornly gridlocked over the details of the next coronavirus relief bill, still disagreeing on how much money it should include and where t......

 2020-09-18 15:16 

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Barr under fire over comparison of virus lockdown to slavery...

In remarks Wednesday night at an event hosted by Hillsdale College, Barr had called the lockdown orders the "greatest intrusion on civil liberties in American history" since slavery....

 2020-09-18 14:35 

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Newsfeed Now: Western wildfires rage on; Missouri soldier surprises his kids...

Weekdays at 11:30 a.m. EST, Newsfeed Now will be streaming the top stories in the U.S. utilizing our newsrooms across the country. If you miss the live report, you'll be able to see a replay minute......

 2020-09-18 13:52 

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Narrow escape, lifesaving phone call: Oregon woman recalls fire...

MARION COUNTY, Ore. (KOIN) — With the town of Gates still under Level 3 evacuation orders, most residents haven't been able to get a look at what's left. Rebecca Knakal said she knows her home is g......

 2020-09-18 13:48 

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At town hall, Biden blasts Trump's 'criminal' virus response...

MOOSIC, Pa. (AP) — Joe Biden went after President Donald Trump again and again over his handling of COVID-19, calling Trump's downplaying of the pandemic "criminal" and his administration "totally ......

 2020-09-18 13:39 

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Sports photographer's Big Ten Zoom spoof goes viral...

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Looking to pass the time and have some fun during the pandemic, Annie Agar joined TikTok a couple of weeks ago and started putting together some videos. "I wanted somet......

 2020-09-18 13:24 

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Missouri soldier surprises his kids with early homecoming...

It's been 311 days since Sgt. Kirby Karnes has held his wife and three kids, so he decided to surprise his kids with a special homecoming...

 2020-09-18 13:06 

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Bilingual newspaper celebrates heritage, keeps Latino community connected...

For the Latino community, staying in touch as they celebrate their heritage is as simple as communicating through a weekly, bilingual newspaper....

 2020-09-18 01:56 

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Native American ancestral remains, artifacts returned to U.S. soil...

600 stolen Native American ancestral remains and artifacts held at a museum overseas have officially been returned to U.S. soil....

 2020-09-17 23:49 

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Senators push bipartisan plan to 'finish fixing' the FAFSA...

Twenty million families fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid every year, but lawmakers say many others give up because the form is too complicated....

 2020-09-17 22:34 

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Claims of ICE detention center hysterectomies spark investigations...

Investigations are underway into claims that an Immigration and Customs detention facility in Georgia performed unnecessary and involuntary hysterectomies on immigrant women....

 2020-09-17 22:17 

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Billings Bus Driver arrested for DUI and 28 counts of Felony Criminal Endangerment...

On 09/17/2020 shortly before 8:00 AM, a Billings Police Department (BPD) School Resource Officer (SRO) was notified by a Ben Steele School Staff member that multiple students riding on a First Stud......

 2020-09-17 21:34 

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Group of senators pressure DEA to prioritize opioid epidemic during pandemic...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — "What we've seen during the pandemic is a rise in opioid overdoses," West Virginia Sen. Shelley Moore Capito said. Capito is concerned the pandemic is......

 2020-09-17 20:20 

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Travel restrictions between Canada, US hurting local economies, lawmakers say...

Lawmakers in Upstate New York say their economy has been hit hard by the closure of the Canadian border....

 2020-09-17 16:04 

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Big Game Bound Week 2: Who started strong and who struggled...

It's Week 2 of the NFL season and teams are looking to settle in....

 2020-09-17 15:42 

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at the Rock and Roll HOF...

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is highlighting Hispanic inductees during this year's Hispanic Heritage Month...

 2020-09-17 14:38 

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Newsfeed Now: Western wildfires continue to burn; Hurricane Sally leaves behind massive damage in Alabama/Florida...

Weekdays at 11:30 a.m. EST, Newsfeed Now will be streaming the top stories in the U.S. utilizing our newsrooms across the country. If you miss the live report, you'll be able to see a replay minute......

 2020-09-17 14:09 

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Pres. Trump, Joe Biden address coronavirus and plans for vaccine rollout...

Trump addressed the return of Big Ten football, responded to mask recommendations made by CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield, and gave updates on COVID-19 vaccine timeline and coronavirus stimulus....

 2020-09-17 14:09 

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Democrats and Republicans question CDC head over coronavirus vaccine...

Senators pressed Dr. Robert Redfield, head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, on the vaccine development process on Wednesday....

 2020-09-17 14:08 

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What are the rules on masks in schools?...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention encourages masks for most students, especially when they are less than 6 feet apart. The exceptions are children younger than 2 and those with br......

 2020-09-17 14:06 

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Barr calls coronavirus lockdowns 'greatest intrusion' on civil liberties since slavery...

"Other than slavery, which was a different kind of restraint, this is the greatest intrusion on civil liberties in American history."...

 2020-09-17 00:00 

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Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren 'comfortable' with resumption of football season after reversing field...

"We are so much better and so much more prepared today than we were (42) days ago" when the previous conference schedule was released, he says....

 2020-09-16 23:52 

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Maya Moore now wed, to wrongfully jailed man she helped free...

NEW YORK (AP) — Basketball star Maya Moore has married Jonathan Irons, the Missouri man she helped work to free from prison after a 22-year-old wrongful conviction....

 2020-09-16 23:45 

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Man who shot federal officer is mentally ill, ex-wife says...

PHOENIX (AP) — A man who opened fire on a federal security officer outside the U.S. courthouse in Phoenix has a long history of mental illness but had never been violent, his ex-wife said Wednesday, a day after she helped......

 2020-09-16 23:41 

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Police reforms in Breonna Taylor case praised, scrutinized...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A settlement between the family of Breonna Taylor and the city of Louisville could bring wide-ranging reforms to how police officers live and work, changes that would represent a rare outcome in a police misconduct lawsuit....

 2020-09-16 23:39 

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Second stimulus checks: Trump wants direct payments, urges GOP to go higher on aid...

After calling Democrats "heartless" for not supporting previous plans, Trump tweeted, "Go for the much higher numbers, Republicans, it all comes back to the USA anyway (one way or......

 2020-09-16 23:38 

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Mayors vow to launch guaranteed income programs across US...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A growing number of mayors across the country support giving cash to low-income families with no restrictions on how they can spend it — part of a growing movement to establish a guaranteed minimum income to......

 2020-09-16 23:32 

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Texas soldier's slaying inspires bid to expand military code...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Decisions on whether to prosecute members of the U.S. military for sexual assault or sexual harassment would be handled outside the chain of command under a measure members of Congress proposed Wednesday that is named for......

 2020-09-16 23:32 

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Stevensville Scarecrow Fest cancelled but Scarecrows still standing...

STEVENSVILLE -- The annual Scarecrow Fest won't be the same this year in Stevensville, due to COVID-19....

 2020-09-16 23:23 

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The Latest: Trump disputes with CDC's chief on vaccine...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is disagreeing with the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the potential availability of a coronavirus vaccine to the general public....

 2020-09-16 23:17 

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Whitworth resuming in-person classes on Thursday...

Whitworth University is resuming in-person classes on Thursday after three days of cancellations due to hazardous air quality....

 2020-09-16 23:16 

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Exam ordered for Pakistani doctor charged with terrorism...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A psychological exam was ordered Wednesday for a Pakistani doctor and former Mayo Clinic researcher accusing of telling paid FBI informants that he pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group and wanted to carry out lone wolf......

 2020-09-16 23:10 

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Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial debuts Thursday...

After more than two decades of careful planning, the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial goes public on Thursday....

 2020-09-16 22:50 

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Texas Marine being held in Russian prison as a pawn, lawmakers say...

Paula Reed says it's time her son comes home....

 2020-09-16 21:10 

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Pressure to produce vaccine heightens tensions on Capitol Hill...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — The United States has tallied more than six and a half million cases of the coronavirus and more than 195,000 have resulted in death. Senators grilled top U.S. health o......

 2020-09-16 20:49 

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'People are suffering': House caucus hopes to break Congressional gridlock with new COVID-19 relief proposal...

Lawmakers in the Problem Solvers Caucus say they're fed up with Congress' lack of progress in passing the next COVID-19 relief package....

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