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Big East teams bracing for COVID-19 challenge: ‘Total s–t show’
Basketball felt like an afterthought on Wednesday. Big East coaches and players talked about their hopes and goals for the upcoming men’s basketball season. There was a preseason poll and individual all-conference honors. But it was secondary. Instead of jump shots, crossovers and dunks, testing, social distancing and quarantine were the most frequently used phrases....
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Former Baltimore Colts, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Jimmy Orr dies at 85
A 13-year NFL veteran, Jimmy Orr was perhaps best known for being wide open in Super Bowl III, but was never seen by Baltimore Colts QB Earl Morrall.        
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Bryce Mitchell was ready to sneak in camo shorts, fight security if Reebok hadn't obliged
Thankfully Reebok gave Bryce Mitchell his camo shorts.        Related StoriesUriah Hall accuses UFC champ Israel Adesanya of 'looking for easy fights'Edson Barboza on his spinning wheel kick vs. Joaquin Buckley’s viral finish: 'Both are beautiful' KOsThanh Le talks knockouts ahead of featherweight title challenge at ONE Championship 118 
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Second highest ranking officer in US Space Force tests positive for Covid-19
The second highest ranking officer in the US Space Force has tested positive for coronavirus, the US Air Force said in a statement Wednesday.
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The science behind 'the breath of a wok,' an essential ingredient in the perfect bowl of fried rice
For those who grew up in a Cantonese family, it's almost impossible to go to a Chinese restaurant without hearing someone comment on the quality of the "wok hei," or "breath of the wok." We ask the experts to explain why it's so essential to Cantonese dishes -- fried rice included.
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The science behind 'the breath of a wok,' an essential ingredient in the perfect bowl of fried rice
Chef Kwok Keung Tung tosses the wok with one hand, using the other to stir with a metal spatula.
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Toddlers found wandering alone near road, rescued
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Dodgers World Series merchandise and apparel drawing record demand
The coronavirus outbreak might prevent Dodgers fans from buying World Series championship merchandise in-person, but there's plenty of demand online.
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This Was the Celeb Eliminated on 'The Masked Singer' Season 4, Episode 5
Group C contetant Lips is the latest Season 4 contestant to get the boot on "The Masked Singer."
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Supreme Court to Let PA, NC Accept Absentee Ballots After Election Day
The pair of decisions were welcomed by Democrats. Justice Amy Coney Barrett, who was expected to cast a deciding vote, did not participate in either decision.
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ABC News taps Galen Gordon to replace ousted Barbara Fedida
Fedida was booted in July after an investigation showed that she made racially insensitive comments on the job.
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Jeffrey Epstein accuser starts foundation for victims of sexual abuse
Jeffrey Epstein accuser Jennifer Araoz, who says the now-dead money man raped her at age 15, is starting a foundation to help survivors of sexual abuse and sex trafficking, she revealed in an exclusive interview with The Post.
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Queen, David Bowie's 'Under Pressure' covered by Willie Nelson, Karen O
The iconic number celebrated the 31st anniversary of its release on Monday, and the new version is inspired by the importance of the 2020 presidential election.
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Homeless camps will remain for now as City Council delays vote on ban
A divided Los Angeles City Council backed off from a proposal to allow the removal of homeless encampments — if shelter is first offered.
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Seven Dodgers become free agents a day after winning the World Series
Seven players on the Dodgers officially became free agents Wednesday. Here's a breakdown of what those players accomplished this season.
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Her fate is sealed! 'The Masked Singer' kisses Lips goodbye after finally introducing Group C
"I can't sing, I can't dance, but I know how to have fun," the contestant formerly known as Lips said after being eliminated from "The Masked Singer."        
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Missing dog turns up in Florida 6 years after it was stolen from Texas family
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Police: Man refused to wear mask while voting
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Restaurant helps feed people waiting to vote
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Woman reunites with birth family 44 years later
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Couple welcomes quadruplets to the family
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Teen crushes record for balancing hockey stick
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘The Soul of America’ On HBO, A Documentary That Examines America’s Dark Present Through The Lens Of The Past
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Jon Meacham offers insight into our current situation by exploring American history.
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‘Savage’ teens beat and stab girl, dump her in creek, then go to McDonalds for smoothies
Lesley Luna Pantaleon, 17, disappeared on June 24 after she feuded with the other girls over her missing gun.
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Buttigieg defends Biden, claims Dems 'would have chosen somebody else' if they wanted fracking ban
"The Story" host Martha MacCallum pressed Joe Biden campaign surrogate Pete Buttigieg Wednesday over the 2020 Democratic nominee's position on fracking and the oil industry following repeated attempts to clarify earlier comments on the issue.
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Protesters demonstrate outside D.C. police station for second night after Karon Hylton’s death
Frustrated protesters smashed the glass front door to the Fourth District station and screamed “Justice for Karon.”
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In California: Dodgers' win marred by COVID. And are you hoarding groceries again?
Plus: Alameda County allows middle and high schools to reopen, and firefighters make progress on containing Orange County blazes.        
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Sewage testing shows a country flush with coronavirus cases
When Rosa Inchausti and her colleagues started testing wastewater in Tempe, Arizona, it was 2018 and they were not looking for coronavirus. They were tracking the opioid epidemic.
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Supreme Court turns down GOP appeals to limit time for mail ballots in North Carolina, Pennsylvania
N.C. Republicans said the state legislature, not state election board, sets the rules for elections.
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Fact check: Trump falsely claims California requires people to wear 'special' and 'complex' mask at all times
President Donald Trump has repeatedly mocked former Vice President Joe Biden and others for wearing masks.
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Trump Campaign Suffers North Carolina Setback as Supreme Court Rejects Mall-In Ballot Case
The case sought to shorten the window of time that South Carolina voters had for submitting mail-in ballots from nine days to three days.
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Girl Scouts spark outrage with since-deleted post congratulating Amy Coney Barrett
The Girl Scouts of America on Wednesday congratulated Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett on her appointment, but deleted the social media posts after sweeping criticism. The Scouts’ Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts featured an image of Barrett and the first four women justices to serve on the nation’s highest court. That includes Sandra Day...
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Stephen Amell may be fudging the timeline of his bout with COVID
Sources say Amell threw his wife a birthday party this month, which he neglected to mention when revealing his diagnosis.
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Trump Is Campaigning for More Coronavirus Deaths
He’s ending the election with a deranged attack on masks.
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Jim Biden refuses to answer questions about family’s business dealings
EXCLUSIVE: Jim Biden, the brother of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, refused to answer questions Wednesday when approached by Fox News outside a house in Maryland about claims the former vice president had knowledge about the family’s overseas business ventures.
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Maya Rudolph on potential for 4 years of Kamala Harris impression: 'Let's go. I'm ready'
If Joe Biden and Kamala Harris win the presidential election next week, Maya Rudolph says she's more than ready for four years of regular work on "Saturday Night Live." (Oct. 28)       
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Comedian Fortune Feimster sped up wedding over Barrett appointment to Supreme Court
Comedian Fortune Feimster says she and her longtime partner sped up their wedding once it became clear that Amy Coney Barrett would be confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court, signaling a likely conservative court majority for years to come. (Oct. 28)       
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Evan Roberts pays tribute to longtime WFAN co-host Joe Benigno
It’s finally time to say goodbye. After 13 years working together, Evan Roberts and Joe Benigno’s partnership will end on Nov. 6 because of Benigno’s retirement. “I knew this day would eventually come … it has been an absolute honor to listen and then have the privilege of working with the great Joe Benigno for...
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One teen dead, another injured after broad daylight shooting in NYC
A teen was shot dead and another injured when a gunman opened fire on a Brooklyn street in broad daylight Wednesday, police said.
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Trump pitches economic plan for Hispanic Americans -- 6 days before the election
President Donald Trump announced a two-page second-term vision for the Hispanic American community -- the "American Dream Plan" -- to rallygoers in Arizona on Wednesday, six days before Election Day.
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READ: Supreme Court orders in North Carolina and Pennsylvania voting cases
The Supreme Court issued two critical orders regarding how long states can count mail-in ballots received after Election Day, refusing to expedite a case to examine Pennsylvania's three-day deadline and allowing a nine day deadline in North Carolina.
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Taylor Swift says 'Red' is her 'only true breakup album'
Taylor Swift called "Red," an album thought to be about Jake Gyllenhaal, her "only true breakup album" in an interview for Rolling Stone's upcoming podcast.
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Influencer overstays lease at Hamptons house, refuses to pay $14,000 rent: report
An Instagram influencer has been accused of refusing to pay rent on a house in the Hamptons -- even while she reportedly stayed at the house for several months after her short-term lease had ended.
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Guillermo Vilas: Settling the Score’ on Netflix, a Documentary About a Tennis Star Who Was Screwed Over by the Man
It's a sneaky activist doc.
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New program gives students hands-on experience
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Uriah Hall accuses UFC champ Israel Adesanya of 'looking for easy fights'
Uriah Hall is of the opinion that Israel Adesnaya is hand-picking opponents he matches up well against.        Related StoriesKevin Holland happy to keep taking short-notice fights: 'I'm trying to be a real company man'Edson Barboza on his spinning wheel kick vs. Joaquin Buckley’s viral finish: 'Both are beautiful' KOsFeatherweight champion Martin Nguyen 'ready to bang' with Thanh Le at ONE Championship 118 
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Intelligence-community support for Biden is all about wanting to play political games
The 2020 election is about many issues, but one crucial one is the status of America’s intelligence apparatus. Do our intel agencies serve the American people — or their own interests and lefty agendas? President Trump wants reform. Judging by their fevered activism of late, pro-Biden ex-spies hope a new administration will permit them to...
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Jennifer Lopez talks 'The Wedding Planner,' being typecast for 'maid,' 'dishwasher' roles early in career
Jennifer Lopez has played an array of personas on the big screen. But that wasn't always the case.        
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