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Live updates: Trump incorrectly claims that coronavirus affects ‘virtually’ no young people
In a March 19 interview, however, Trump acknowledged that “plenty of young people” were affected and admitted that he had downplayed the risks of the virus.
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Police Officer Jailed For Failing to Provide Medical Help to Person Who Died in Custody
Canadian police Constable Nicholas Doering will serve 12 months in jail after he failed to help Debralee Chrisjohn.
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Majority Back Delaying Supreme Court Pick Until After Election: Poll
Half of registered voters (50 percent) expressed support for delaying the process until after the election, the Politico/Morning Consult poll survey found.
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Rep. Collins says his constitutional amendment on court packing would take 'heat of the moment' out of debate
Democrats “just want to change the rules if they don't get what they want,” Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., told “Fox & Friends” on Tuesday as he discussed his plans to introduce a constitutional amendment against packing the Supreme Court.
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‘Clueless’ costume designer shares the stories behind the film’s fashion
From Cher's yellow plaid suit to her little red Alaïa ("a-what-a?") dress.
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CDC panel to delay vote on who gets vaccine first
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NIH staffer to ‘retire’ after being exposed as anti-Fauci blogger: report
The National Institutes of Health said one of its public affairs staffers is retiring after he was exposed as the author of numerous anonymous blog posts in which he called the coronavirus pandemic a "massive fraud" and described National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci as a "mask nazi."
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Veteran Snake Handler Bitten By Lethal Snake That Mistook His Hand For Food
David Miles was rushed to hospital after his three-foot-long tiger snake mistook his hand for food, sinking its fangs deep into his skin to release the life-threatening venom in regional South Australia.
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Sterling K. Brown, Gabrielle Union to lead all-black ‘Friends’ project
Now it's the "This is Us" stars time to scream "we were on a break!"
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Joe Biden calls demand for list of Supreme Court nominees ‘inappropriate’
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is standing firm on his refusal to discuss his plans for the Supreme Court should he win in November. In a series of interviews while in Wisconsin on Monday, the former vice president was hounded about divulging who he would appoint to the nation’s highest bench following the death of...
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Public support for the Black Lives Matter movement has dropped since June, report finds
Protests following the death of George Floyd helped shed light on the plight of Black Americans and bolstered support for the Black Lives Matter movement.
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Gabrielle Union, Sterling K. Brown and More Stars Will Remake ‘Friends’ With an All-Black Cast
Call it, "The One with a Zoom Link."
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How to Check My Voter Registration and Other Important Things to Know on National Voter Registration Day
To easily check your voter registration, the National Voter Registration website provides a number of steps.
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What is court packing and why are some Democrats seriously considering it?
Creating more than nine seats on the Supreme Court is a radical-sounding idea. But it’s been seriously considered and even done before.
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Madeleine McCann case witnesses are terrified of suspect, ‘hiding key evidence’
Authorities have said there is no “smoking gun” against Madeleine McCann suspect Christian Brueckner because witnesses are “terrified.”
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LA’s finest restaurants to host drive-in feast at the Palladium
Tickets for “The Resy Drive-Thru” on Oct. 15 and 16 are $95.
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9 Sci-Fi Movies to Watch on HBO Max if You Love ‘Raised By Wolves’
Androids, astronauts, and mommy and daddy issues? These films have it all!
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Barr to Receive Catholic Award as Church Grapples with Biden Bashing Clergy
The attorney general is to be given an accolade by the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast, despite this having been questioned by some members of the Catholic community.
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There will be more wildfires. What should we do?
Forest management and climate change are both causes, and both must be addressed.
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Lineman Andrew Perez of Cathedral shows he's a true Eagle Scout
Andrew Perez unveils headstone to honor those who 'protect our country'
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Louisville releases more details in challenging NCAA's Notice of Allegations
Louisville athletics has responded to the NCAA's Notice of Allegations, and the NCAA must respond by Nov. 15.       
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How is Little Saigon curbing coronavirus? By respecting elders, authorities and masks
The low numbers of COVID-19 cases in Orange County's Little Saigon are tied to cultural habits and consistent behavior.
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Column: Your power probably isn't shutting off, regardless of what the 'utility' says
Utilities nationwide and throughout California are warning customers to ignore fraudulent calls threatening a service shutdown if you don't pay some cash.
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The Fitbit Sense is indeed a health watch, for better or worse
The Fitbit Sense has more sensors and health-related features than any other Fitbit. We've been testing the Sense for just under a week, and there's a lot more to it than just step counting.
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Notes on being pregnant in a pandemic
To nurture life has always been an act of faith, or defiance.
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You can now personalize your iPhone home screen. People are already making it weird. 
Apple Do you miss Myspace layouts? Great news! There was a time not so long ago when buying an Apple product meant buying into a very specific aesthetic, one designed by men in glass-walled offices who liked to think of themselves as high-minded futurists. Their vision for that future was almost always the same: sleek, minimalist, and above all, simple. But according to my TikTok feed over the past weekend, iPhones are now bastions of complex personal micro-identities. “How to make your iPhone home screen aesthetic AF!” begins a video tutorial with 3 million “Likes.” On Twitter, users boast screenshots of their own creations, from Studio Ghibli to cottagecore, Mean Girls to “Katy Perry in the ‘Never Really Over’ video,” and“dirtbag Shia LaBeouf” (a personal favorite). To do so, they’re using customizable widgets with Apple’s refreshed “Shortcuts” app as well as other downloadable tools like Widgetsmith (The Verge has a good explainer on how to wield them). Used particularly artfully, the effects can turn the home screen of your phone into an ode to Animal Crossing or what BTS would look like in a late ’90s teen magazine — far removed from the traditional grid of rounded-edge squares with company logos. did a lot of effort doing my homescreen than doing my homework ‍♀️ #ios14homescreen pic.twitter.com/gUE418ESym— jem (@lzldjem) September 21, 2020 It’s not that suddenly a bunch of kids discovered a way to jailbreak the Apple system, it’s because up until a few days ago, Apple didn’t really allow for anything like this. The latest software update, iOS 14, which was announced back in June and became available to download on September 16, offers something that until now the company has been staunchly resistant to: personalization. “Simple design is dead. Welcome to Apple’s era of customization,” declared a Fast Company headline from earlier this summer. Perhaps we can expand that to the rest of the internet: On Instagram, users are no longer restricted by the handful of color correction or face warping filters built by the brand itself — as of 2019, anyone can add their own augmented reality (AR) filters to the app’s database. Meanwhile, TikTok has succeeded because it allows users to share sounds and build off of each others’ videos in a way no social media platform has ever done before. You can even make the case that by doubling the maximum characters from 140 to 280 in 2017, Twitter encouraged its users to get a little weirder on their timelines. i love this new ios update! just spent two hours making my homescreen pretty hehe pic.twitter.com/KCuCMLOdUH— ɑimee (@lemonaims) September 20, 2020 All of these little changes are giving us greater control over what our digital lives look like, however superficially. (Privacy protections, for example, remain fully in the hands of the corporation.) It’s a delightful pivot toward the mid-2000s digital golden age of custom Buddy AIM profiles and designing your Myspace layout while accidentally learning to code in the process. Early social media platforms and blogs, for the most part, intended for users to express themselves with their tools: Tumblr and WordPress allowed people to tinker with the code to alter their appearance in infinite ways, for example, as opposed to Facebook, which restricted users to a sober palate of medium blue and sans-serif fonts. Though there’s been some debate around who should be bothered to make their home screen adorable (one rather controversial tweet read “im not customizing my home screen i am 24 years old”), I decided that it would make a perfect side activity while I half-watch 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days season two. So last night, I spent 20 minutes watching TikTok tutorials and customizing my home screen to look vaguely autumncore, with deep greens, oranges, and heavily Tumblr-ized images of old books. Is this a fully pointless way to spend 20 minutes that were already being spent utterly pointlessly? Yes. Will I spend another 20 minutes changing my home screen aesthetic to “December in a Prague Christmas market” in roughly one month? Yes! Help keep Vox free for all Millions turn to Vox each month to understand what’s happening in the news, from the coronavirus crisis to a racial reckoning to what is, quite possibly, the most consequential presidential election of our lifetimes. Our mission has never been more vital than it is in this moment: to empower you through understanding. But our distinctive brand of explanatory journalism takes resources. Even when the economy and the news advertising market recovers, your support will be a critical part of sustaining our resource-intensive work. If you have already contributed, thank you. If you haven’t, please consider helping everyone make sense of an increasingly chaotic world: Contribute today from as little as $3.
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Senator Ted Cruz on filling Ruth Bader Ginsburg's vacant Supreme Court seat
Senator Ted Cruz joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the Senate fight to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg's vacant Supreme Court seat with President Trump's forthcoming nominee.
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Pink slammed for wearing Biden-Harris shirt, husband Carey Hart comes to her defense: 'Bye Karen'
Pink’s husband Carey Hart hit back at fans who criticized the singer for wearing a shirt in support of Biden and Harris.
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Chinese tycoon who once called Xi Jinping ‘clown’ sentenced to 18 years
A Chinese businessman who once called President Xi Jinping a “clown” and slammed him over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic was sentenced to 18 years in prison Tuesday for corruption and bribery. Ren Zhiqiang, the former chairman of state-owned real estate group Huayuan, was convicted for illegal gains totaling $16.5 million, according to Reuters....
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U.S. Ambassador To Netherlands Accused of 'Interference' With Dutch Elections Over Far-Right Party 'Fundraising' Event
Questions have been raised about why Pete Hoekstra was hosting the event along with the Forum for Democracy party at the U.S. Embassy in The Hague.
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Association of major cruise lines announces 'mandatory' regulations for resuming cruises in the Americas
Among these new “core elements” for health and safety, all cruise passengers will be tested for COVID-19 prior to embarkation, and all guests will be required to wear masks when physical distancing is not possible.
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NASA unveils $28 billion plan to land first woman, next man on the moon in 2024
The mission would mark the first time human land on the lunar surface since 1972 and could pave the way for establishing a base camp on the moon.        
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Ellen DeGeneres begins new season taking responsibility for toxic workplace allegations
Ellen DeGeneres began the new season of her talk show by addressing allegations of a toxic work environment. In front of a virtual audience, she apologized to her staff, "I want to say I'm am so sorry to the people who were affected." Jamie Yuccas reports.
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‘Vanderpump Rules’ stars react to Jax Taylor, Brittany Cartwright’s pregnancy news
The "Vanderpump Rules" cast showered the parents-to-be with plenty of love on Instagram.
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Why Rob Gronkowski has been invisible in Buccaneers offense
Rob Gronkowski is two catches and 11 yards ahead of the pace he set last year … in retirement. The Buccaneers tight end has not been a significant part of the passing attack with best bud Tom Brady and, if you believe coach Bruce Arians, that may not change anytime soon. “Not really,” Arians said...
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Robert Graetz, Only White Pastor To Back Montgomery Bus Boycott, Dies At 92
Robert and his wife Jeannie Graetz faced bombs and KKK death threats for their role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott, but their Black friends and neighbors protected them.
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Amy Coney Barrett is not ‘wildly’ out of mainstream: Britt Hume
Britt Hume criticizes Democratic senators for attacking Judge Amy Coney Barrett's Catholic faith and values.
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The reason Mayra Bueno Silva was so emotional after her UFC on ESPN+ 36 armbar win
The reason Mayra Bueno Silva was so emotional after her UFC on ESPN+ 36 armbar win        Related StoriesJessica-Rose Clark wants to keep improving – just not on UFC's 'Fight Island'Kevin Holland wants Darren Stewart rematch – even though he may have to wait a bitUFC on ESPN+ 36 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media 
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Critics praise 'Filthy Rich' for 'embracing its trashiness' and Kim Cattrall's performance
"Filthy Rich," the Kim Cattrall-led soap opera-style series from Fox is getting it's fair share of positive reviews from critics.        
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Dixie Beer company says it needs help choosing a new name, and you can send in suggestions
Some have argued that Dixie is a racially-charged term once referring to the southern and Confederate states and has direct ties to slavery.      
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Filthy Rich’ On Fox, Where Kim Cattrall Schemes To Hold On To Her Family’s Christian TV Network And Fortune
Cattrall stars with Gerald McRaney, Steve Harris and Melia Kreiling in this soapy drama about religion, wealth, family and power.
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Trump Dances to YMCA, But Still Hasn't Done the Iconic Village People Moves
The President danced to the Village People hit for enthusiastic supporters at a campaign rally in Ohio on Monday.
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California Man Tried to Kidnap 2-year-old From Costco Parking Lot, Police Say
Peter Kopcak was in the car with his partner and their two children when a man allegedly tried to grab the little boy.
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What to Know About the Unemployment System ‘Reset’
Tuesday: The state’s unemployment system has been overwhelmed. Officials are trying to fix it. Also: A wildfire update.
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Nephew suspected in shooting death of Miami high school football coach
Football coach Corey Smith died at his home from “multiple gunshot wounds” and his teen nephew was the only other person known to be inside the house.
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UK could hit 50,000 coronavirus cases a day as winter approaches: chief scientific adviser
"The seasons are against us," the U.K.'s chief medical officer said.
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Toilet paper sells out again in Scotland as new COVID-19 lockdown looms
What a pain in the butt. With a new coronavirus lockdown possible in Scotland, people are once again on the hunt for toilet paper, according to the Scottish Sun. Residents have been storming stores to stockpile the basic necessity like they did back in March during the first lockdown, the news outlet reported. The panic...
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Bowl projections: Ohio State joins College Football Playoff field after Big Ten restarts
The decision by the Big Ten to play college football this fall has resulted in significant changes to the latest USA TODAY Sports bowl projections.        
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