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Justin Fields’ first NFL start giving Bears fans ‘so much hope’

Bear down, Justin Fields. And shoo away those ghosts of quarterbacks past.
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Corgi race fails spectacularly
Corgis might not be the brightest bunch — but they sure are hilarious. Watch as dozens of corgis attempt to run a race during a meet-up for the short-legged dog breed on St. Simons Island, Georgia. The viral video was filmed by Ashley Langford, owner of a 6-month-old corgi named Cheddar.
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Real-life 'Speed' as Man Driving Truck Says If He Stops It Will Explode
Speeds never exceeded 10 mph, police said, in the nearly hour-long pursuit.
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Hochul leads Cuomo, James, Williams, de Blasio in potential primary for governor
Gov. Kathy Hochul would handily win a hypothetical Democratic primary for governor that includes Andrew Cuomo, Letitia James, Jumaane Williams and Bill de Blasio, according to a new poll.
Mother Bear and Cubs Found Under Decking in Trashed Minnesota Yard
A conservation officer managed to coax the bears out with a stick.
Colin Powell's death does not mean vaccines don't work
Makayla Noble Update As Almost $180,000 Raised for Paralyzed Texas Cheerleader
The teenager's family said she had an "amazing day" as she recovers from a spinal injury she sustained in September.
NBA predictions: Lakers lose to Nets in Finals; Durant wins MVP with no votes for LeBron
In a poll of 17 NBA writers and editors from throughout the USA TODAY Network, the Nets, Lakers and Bucks got the votes to win NBA title.
ShowBiz Minute: Disney, Jane Fonda, Kanye West
Disney delays 'Indiana Jones 5,' 'Black Panther 2' releases; Jane Fonda calls for end to offshore oil drilling; Rapper formerly known as Kanye West is now just Ye. (19 Oct.)
Norway attack victims were killed by stabbings, not arrows, police say
The five victims of last week's attack in Norway were all stabbed to death, rather than killed by bow-and-arrow as previously thought, police said Monday.
Norway attack victims were killed by stabbings, not arrows
The five victims of last week's attack in Norway were all stabbed to death, rather than killed by bow-and-arrow as previously thought, police said Monday.
China Ramps up Coal Production to Highest Level This Year to Avert Energy Crisis
China's months-long energy crisis could last until next spring, but the government says it has boosted production to meet the shortage of supply.
Christian Manley, Capitol Rioter Caught on Video Pepper Spraying Police, Arrested
Video footage also showed Manley allegedly throwing a metal rod at police officers during the riot.
Week 7 NFL power rankings: Unbeaten Cardinals remain No. 1, Ravens crack top five
The first four teams, including No. 1 Arizona Cardinals, remain unchanged after posting Week 6 wins. But Baltimore Ravens stake claim as AFC's top squad.
NFL power rankings after Week 6
Here is how the 32 NFL teams stand after Week 6 of the 2021 season.
Brian Laundrie’s former co-worker remembers him as ‘chameleon’ and ‘weirdo’ who sometimes lost temper
Brian Laundrie had the personality of a “chameleon” who sometimes lost his temper and always had clean hands despite working with plants and soil, according to a former co-worker.
Bratz Slammed for Recreating Controversial Megan Fox Movie Scene
The doll brand recreated a scene in cult classic "Jennifer's Body" where Fox's character burns her tongue with a lighter.
Why Juan Soto, a son of the Dominican Republic, gave back to his home country’s Olympians
Soto chose to sponsor a mix of baseball players, boxers and track athletes with his shares from the All-Star Game and Home Run Derby in Denver.
The Threat, in Perspective
Colin Powell’s death highlights the continuing Covid risks to older people with medical conditions.
Colombia responsible for rape and torture of journalist, court rules
Colombia "fully accepts the decision," President Ivan Duque tweeted.
How to Be Prepared for the Next Pandemic | Opinion
The coronavirus pandemic was unavoidable, but did it need to be as bad as it was?
Why Juan Soto, a son of the Dominican Republic, gave back to his home country’s Olympians
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NBA title contenders who could dethrone the Bucks
Giannis Antetokounmpo, even after injuring his knee in the conference finals, led the Bucks to their first title in 50 years last season. He was the NBA Finals MVP and was the focal point around the team’s run through the Finals over the Phoenix Suns.
Local Weather Report Accidentally Broadcasts Porn Instead
KREM, a local news station in Spokane, Washington aired a pornographic clip during its Sunday broadcast.
When Does 'The Bachelorette' Season 18 Start and Who's in the Cast?
"The Bachelorette" is back for its second season of 2021 with Michelle Young choosing from 30 bachelors. Here's when you can watch the ABC show.
Optical Illusion of Dog in Window is Confusing the Internet
A pet owner photographed their small dog looking out of a window, but the image has left many internet users scratching their heads.
5 things to know for October 19: Capitol riot, Covid-19, Congress, SCOTUS, Myanmar
Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day.
Princess Diana Cheated on Prince Charles First, Royal Protection Officer Says
Prince Charles only went back to ex-girlfriend Camilla Parker-Bowles after Princess Diana cheated on him, according to the policeman who discovered her affair.
Who is Eros the Titan? The Character Harry Styles Could Play in Marvel's 'The Eternals'
After "The Eternals" held its world premiere, Harry Styles fans were thrilled to discover he makes an appearance in the movie and could be joining the MCU.
McCarthy predicts more House Democratic retirements to come ahead of 2022 midterms
Amid the rise in the number of House Democrats not running for reelection in next year's midterms as their party tries to hold on to its fragile majority in the chamber, House GOP leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy is predicting there will be plenty more to come.
Rahm Emanuel's ambassador confirmation process is stirring up questions on Capitol Hill
It's unclear if Emanuel — a former congressman and President Barack Obama's chief of staff — has the 50 Senate votes needed to win confirmation after his confirmation hearing on Wednesday.
Jonah Goldberg: The trouble with 'Build Back Better' is no one really wants to pay for it
Democracy isn't helped when voters are led to think that a very small class of people is standing greedily in the way of economic salvation.
Lakers 5 storylines: It'll be an age-old roster question to start
The Lakers open the season on Tuesday against Golden State, beginning the season with an aging team that has injury problems. Here's what to expect.
On This Day: 19 October 1956
Elvis Presley appeared in court in Memphis, charged with assault (19 Oct.)
Seattle police officers face vaccine mandate deadline, as 'costly litigation' next-step for defunded force
The some 200 Seattle police officers who have declined to get vaccinated for COVID-19 by Monday’s deadline will likely bring litigation against the city to prevent their mass termination, as the department is already struggling with staffing shortages seriously affecting 911 response.
2021-22 NBA season: What to know
The NBA 2021-22 season will open up Tuesday as the Milwaukee Bucks and Brooklyn Nets will meet in a rematch of the Eastern Conference semifinals, and the Los Angeles Lakers will host the Golden State Warriors in a rematch of the Western Conference playoffs play-in game.
Bitcoin-based investment fund launches, making it easier for investors to buy a stake in crypto
A fund tracking the future price of bitcoin will begin trading today, allowing retail investors to easily buy into the action on the volatile digital asset in what crypto advocates are calling a watershed moment for the industry.
Man Wins $16 Million After Finding Old Lottery Ticket in His Wallet
Jerry Knott stumbled upon the winning ticket almost two months after the draw took place.
POLITICO Playbook: The carbon tax makes a comeback
And Democrats blink on their tax cheat crackdown.
A man stole a Capitol Police officer’s baseball cap on Jan. 6, feds say. He wore it on his YouTube channel.
Witnesses said Darrell Neely boasted about stealing a Capitol Police officer's jacket, badge, name tag and baseball cap along with four china plates, feds say.
A man stole a Capitol Police officer’s baseball cap on Jan. 6, feds say. He wore it on his YouTube channel.
Witnesses said Darrell Neely boasted about stealing a Capitol Police officer's jacket, badge, name tag and baseball cap along with four china plates, feds say.
Neal McDonough Says 'American Horror Story: Death Valley' Finale 'Won't Let You Down'
Neal McDonough spoke to Newsweek about the finale of "American Horror Story" Season 10, which airs on FX on Wednesday, and shared what fans can expect.
Pentagon Could Receive $10B More Than Requested Amid Infrastructure Fight
Senator John Tester said the proposed spending increase "strengthens our military" in the face of adversaries like China.
The global energy crisis is complicating Biden's climate agenda
The global energy crisis shows how reliant the world is on fossil fuels -- and muddies the case for aggressive climate action.
Defeating COVID-19: Biden should require airline passengers to show proof of vaccination
Air travel is a funnel point through which millions of Americans pass each week. Requiring vaccinations would save lives and help to end the pandemic.
Flying is already safe. Don't burden airline passengers with vaccine mandate.
Risk of COVID transmission on planes is lower than other common settings. So why the disparate focus on air travel mandates?: U.S. Travel Association
Alex Murdaugh back in court, now accused of taking $3M from housekeeper's death settlement
Alex Murdaugh was arrested last week on two charges tied to a wrongful death lawsuit filed by family of his former housekeeper, Gloria Satterfield.
Calling all Schitt's Creek fans: If you've ever wanted to own a town, now's your chance
Nestled down a country road lined with sprawling fields and the occasional farm house is a defunct town called Water Valley.
A Purple Heart medal was stolen from a Vietnam veteran nearly 40 years ago. He just got it back.
“I couldn’t believe it,” said Vietnam veteran Gus Allbritton. “How did something as small as that medal turn up after 38 years?”
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