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Petri Dishes with Alexandra Petri (Oct. 27)
Humor columnist Alexandra Petri takes your questions on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.
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washingtonpost.com
U.F.C. 254: Live Updates and Fight Results
Khabib Nurmagomedov, who is undefeated, faces Justin Gaethje for the lightweight championship in a bout that showcases the drama and story lines of 2020.
nytimes.com
Woman found dead in Queens after possible strangulation: police
The corpse of a pajama-clad woman was left behind a bush in Queens, and investigators are now searching for whoever dumped her body, police said. The victim, believed to be in her 20s or 30s, was discovered on the ground in front of 216-13 Horace Harding Parkway in Bayside around 6 a.m. Friday, authorities said....
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Vietnam POW and Michigan native Donald 'Digger' Odell dies at 86
Donald E. “Digger” Odell, an Air Force fighter pilot who was a prisoner of war in Vietnam for more than five years after he was shot down near Hanoi in 1967, died on Thursday in Michigan. He was 86.
foxnews.com
Jerry Jeff Walker, singer and songwriter, dies at 78
Walker emerged from New York's Greenwich Village folk scene in the 1960s and he was a founding member of the band Circus Maximus.
cbsnews.com
Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner Threaten to Sue Lincoln Project Over Times Square Billboards
The group of anti-Trump Republicans placed the two billboards attacking the way President Donald Trump's administration has responded to the coronavirus.
slate.com
Joe Buck and Troy Aikman were a mess during Giants game
At the top of Thursday night’s Giants-Eagles game on Fox, Joe Buck spoke a pretty good idea. With a 1-5 team at a 1-4-1 team, he said, “Let’s throw out the records and watch a good battle in the NFC East.” Motion carried! But Buck’s plan was almost immediately abandoned by the inability of TV...
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Tom Brady had Tony Robbins speak to Antonio Brown to help guide wide receiver back to NFL: report
Tom Brady reportedly played a major role in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ recruitment of Antonio Brown.
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Georgia writer opens restaurant for chipmunk on front porch complete with tiny table, impressive meals
Angela Hansberger, a food writer from Atlanta, makes tiny food for a chipmunk she has named Thelonious Munk.
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Boxer Ben Hussain reveals extent of gruesome injury suffered during fight
Boxer Ben Hussain showed off a nasty facial injury he suffered in a fight on Thursday.
foxnews.com
Scientists find evidence that may link these nails to Christ’s crucifixion
Fragments of nails that were believed to have been used in the crucifixion of Jesus Christ have ancient wood and fragments of bone on them, in a new study released last week. The fragments first came to light after the 1990 excavation of a burial site of Caiaphas, the high priest who organized a plot...
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Hilary Duff announces she's pregnant with third child
Hilary Duff announced she is pregnant with her third child in an adorable video clip posted to her Instagram with husband Matthew Koma.
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Rays' Randy Arozarena breaks MLB postseason record held by Derek Jeter
Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Randy Arozarena broke the rookie record for most hits in a single postseason Friday night with a home run in the ninth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
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Colin Kaepernick to be inducted into University of Nevada's Athletics Hall of Fame
Colin Kaepernick will be inducted into the University of Nevada Athletics Hall of Fame along with five other alumni, the school announced Friday.
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Longest domestic flight in US will take off again in December
Hawaiian Airlines announced that it is bringing back its flight to Boston, which is the longest direct domestic flight in the U.S.
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'Hopefully our dream is not broken.' Asian American businesses hit especially hard during pandemic
Asian Americans are facing a one-two punch of historic unemployment and discrimination.
edition.cnn.com
'Can't believe we're still married': Blake Lively razzes Ryan Reynolds in birthday post
Blake Lively gave husband Ryan Reynolds a hard time for his 44th birthday.        
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At Least 18 Dead, Including Children, In Suicide Attack In Afghan Capital
Afghanistan's Interior ministry said at least 57 others were wounded in the bombing outside of an education center in a heavily Shiite neighborhood in Kabul.
npr.org
Wisconsin's Graham Mertz enters school's record books with performance vs. Illinois
Graham Mertz had a record-setting night for Wisconsin in its blowout victory over Illinois on Friday to kick off the regular-season Big Ten Conference schedule.
foxnews.com
A vaccine helped end racial disparities in pneumococcal disease. There's hope a vaccine will do the same for Covid-19
The world is focused on a Covid-19 vaccine to get everyone back to some version of normal, but the vaccine could also have another beneficial effect: It could reduce the disparities that have made the disease so deadly for some racial groups.
edition.cnn.com
NBA Mock Draft 5.0: No. 1 pick changes, Knicks grab playmaker
Less than a month before the NBA draft, there still isn’t a clear No. 1 pick. The top three prospects are interchangeable, the entire class is maligned, and the draft has been delayed again and again by COVID-19. A lot can change between now and Nov. 18, but here is how The Post sees the...
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Threatened lawsuit from Black former players is pivotal moment for Iowa football, experts say, with no easy way out
Eight Black former Iowa football players are seeking $20 million and removal of coach Kirk Ferentz. Experts say a settlement or trial pose big risks.       
usatoday.com
'We are growing!': Hilary Duff reveals she's pregnant with her third child
Hilary Duff revealed she is expecting a third child in 2021. This will be her and husband Matthew Koma's second child together.        
usatoday.com
Pro-Trump high schooler sues Florida district for censoring support
A pro-Trump high school student was issued a temporary restraining order after suing his school district that took issue with his elephant statue supporting President Trump.
foxnews.com
Ex-NYC residents in the Hamptons could decide tight LI congressional race
Hundreds of New York City refugees have registered to vote in the Hamptons, where they could help decide the dead heat in eastern Long Island's congressional race.
nypost.com
Texas' Early Votes Top 76 Percent of Total 2016 Turnout, as Dems Aim to Win State for First Time in 44 Years
With its 38 electoral votes—the second-largest of any state—Texas is a key prize in the November 3 election.
newsweek.com
2020 may see a surge in young voters
Polling data ​and high levels of voter engagement indicate 2020 may bring out a wave of young voters, experts say.
edition.cnn.com
Louisiana state officials monitor tropical system near the Gulf
Still reeling from deadly Hurricane Delta, Louisiana is watching a system develop that probably will become a tropical depression within the next day, Gov. John Bel Edwards said Saturday.
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William and Harry’s royal rift was sealed by fate — and Diana, says author
“It’s looking less and less likely for a reconciliation."
nypost.com
Video of Trump rally appears to show attendee making hand gesture commonly used by white supremacists
Video of President Donald Trump's rally in Florida Friday appears to show a man making a repeated hand gesture used by white supremacists.        
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usatoday.com
Legendary Jackson State football coach W.C. Gorden dies at 90
W.C. Gorden, who led the JSU football program for 14 years, posted more wins than any other coach in Tigers' history.       
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usatoday.com
Nxivm sex cult leader Keith Raniere denied a retrial again
The convicted leader of an upstate sex cult has had his bid for a new trial denied for a second time, according to federal court filings. Keith Raniere, co-founder of the Albany-based Nxivm sex cult, was previously found guilty of sex-trafficking, racketeering and possession of child pornography, and is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday. In...
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nypost.com
Nathan Chen dominates again in Skate America short program
Looking like a world champion even this early in the figure skating season, Nathan Chen easily won the short program at Skate America on Friday night with a personal-best score.
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foxnews.com
Marlon Wayans explains never hiring Tiffany Haddish for comedies
Wayans takes the time to explain to funny lady Tiffany Haddish why she never quite made it past the audition process.
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nypost.com
Netflix subscription cancellations skyrocket after ‘Cuties’ backlash
The streaming service has watched subscription cancellations skyrocket by 800% after the French coming-of-age film triggered a boycott in early September, analyses show.
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nypost.com
Polish President Tests Positive For The Coronavirus
President Andrzej Duda, who says he's experiencing no symptoms, will self-isolate. Duda has apologized to those he came into contact with, who will also need to go into quarantine.
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npr.org
Astor Place Hair to close after 75 years due to COVID-19
Astor Place Hair Stylists, the iconic salon and barbershop that has been an East Village fixture for 73 years, is the latest casualty of the coronavirus pandemic. Management at the basement barbershop, which counted everyone from actors Robert de Niro and Kevin Bacon to artist Andy Warhol, Mayor de Blasio and disgraced former state assembly...
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Simulated World Series: Julio Urias untouchable as Dodgers push Rays to the brink
Left-hander Julio Urias hurls a three-hit shutout and Corey Seager homers again as the Los Angeles Dodgers blank the Tampa Bay Rays to take a 3-1 Sim Series lead.        
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usatoday.com
Sen. Kelly Loeffler tests negative for COVID-19 after two staffers infected, will vote to confirm ACB
Sen. Kelly Loeffler tested negative for COVID-19 on Saturday, just a day after two staffers learned they were infected.
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foxnews.com
Jennifer Aniston votes, tells fans it's 'not funny' to vote for Kanye
Jennifer Aniston has already cast her ballot. Now she's telling her followers to do the same.
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edition.cnn.com
Shock Poll: Donald Trump Down One Point Among Black Voters in Battleground Michigan
The time and resources President Trump's campaign has been pouring into the battleground state of Michigan appear to be paying off, according to two new polls.
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breitbart.com
Arcadia, a WWII incarceration site, names its first police chief of Japanese descent
Arcadia announced that 28-year veteran Capt. Roy Nakamura will officially take over as head of the police department Jan. 9
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latimes.com
President Trump Casts Vote in Florida Ahead of Rallies
Trump could have mailed in his ballot, but opted to vote in person at a public library. He was greeted by cheering crowds
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time.com
Video shows aftermath of Navy aircraft's crash in neighborhood
The crew of a Navy T-6B Texan II was killed when the two-seat airplane crashed in a small town near Mobile, Alabama, according to the Navy. CNN affiliate WPMI has reports.
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edition.cnn.com
Trump to deliver remarks in North Carolina on jam-packed Saturday
President Trump has arrived in the critical swing state of North Carolina, the second of a total of five stops the commander-in-chief will make on Saturday in the final sprint to the Nov. 3 election.
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foxnews.com
U.S. Navy training plane crashes in Alabama, killing 2
The T-6B Texan II training plane crashed Friday in an Alabama residential neighborhood near the Gulf Coast.
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cbsnews.com
UFC 254 video: Miranda Maverick wins after wicked elbow slices open bridge of Liana Jojua's nose
A perfectly placed elbow changed the trajectory of Miranda Maverick vs. Liana Jojua in a split second.        Related StoriesUFC 254 video: Miranda Maverick wins after wicked elbow slices open bridge of Liana Jojua's nose - EnclosureUFC 254 discussion threadUFC 254 play-by-play and live results (11 a.m. ET) 
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Jennifer Aniston discourages voters from supporting Kanye West, casts her ballot for Joe Biden
Jennifer Aniston officially voted in the 2020 presidential election. In addition to revealing who she voted for, she also discouraged voters from supporting Kanye West.
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foxnews.com