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This year could see the most joyless election campaign in generations
This week's Harris-Biden debut exemplified the haunting emptiness of the 2020 election campaigns.
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Swalwell says Trump should face 'Crimes Commission' after leaving office
A House Democrat on Friday proposed the creation of a Presidential Crimes Commission, a panel that would investigate allegations against President Trump and his administration after he leaves office.
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Lara Logan accuses mainstream media of waging 'information warfare' with slanted coverage of Antifa, protests
The media's coverage, or lack of coverage, of this summer's violence involving Antifa and other left-wing demonstrators amounts to "information warfare," Fox Nation host Lara Logan told "The Ingraham Angle" Friday.
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Pennsylvania AG won't let Trump 'undermine the vote' in his state
The United States Postal Service is warning most states that it may not be able to deliver mail-in ballots to election offices on time. According to the Washington Post, one of those states receiving a warning is Pennsylvania. State Attorney General Josh Shapiro talked to CNN's Don Lemon about some advice that he would give to voters in his state.
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Opinion: Will Clippers benefit or struggle in playoffs by prioritizing health over on-court time?
The Clippers have been devoted to maximizing health and rest all season. Will that lead to a title, or should they be worried about inconsistency?        
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Islanders answer Alex Ovechkin challenge to take 2-0 series lead
Alex Ovechkin welcomed himself to the postseason Friday night, but the Islanders took a 2-0 series lead anyways. Barry Trotz’s crew withstood a two-goal game from the dangerous Ovechkin, finding a quick response to his second strike and imposing their will late to come away with a 5-2 win at Scotiabank Arena. Brock Nelson provided...
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Sam Tevi 'in the driver's seat' for the Chargers' starting left tackle job
Chargers coach Anthony Lynn indicates Sam Tevi is the frontrunner for the starting left tackle job as Trey Pipkins deals with a knee injury.
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Aquarium Pulls At Least $2,100 In Coins From Waterfall Wishing Well
As the U.S. coin shortage continues, a North Carolina aquarium forced to remain closed due to COVID-19 has decided to collect 100 gallons of coins deposited in their wishing well.
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Yankees and Gerrit Cole power past Red Sox without Aaron Judge
In a much bigger picture, Hal Steinbrenner seduced Gerrit Cole to join the Yankees with a staggering amount of money and the belief he could pitch the Yankees to multiple World Series titles. That may or not happen during the nine years Cole works for Steinbrenner, who with sister Jennifer, club president Randy Levine and...
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Postal Service warns it might not meet mail-in voting deadlines; 96-year-old man continues journey to become oldest person to run coast-to-coast
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Angela Bassett turns 62: A look at the star through the years
Angela Bassett has been a Hollywood icon for decades, with roles in "Black Panther," "9-1-1" and "Malcolm X." Here are 62 photos celebrating her life.       
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Florida high school sports approved to return this fall
Coaches will have to make a "COVID waiver form" available to schools.
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Jacob deGrom-less Mets fall to Phillies after Seth Lugo falters in ninth
PHILADELPHIA — Five runs for a Jacob deGrom start might have cut it, but forget about it on a night the Mets were forced to test their ultra-thin starting pitching depth yet again. With Jacob deGrom’s neck hurting and the bullpen on fumes from recent activity, team brass saw Walker Lockett as the best option...
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California heat wave may rival deadly July 2006 event, forecasters say
High pressure will reach a strength that occurs only about once every 10 years, the National Weather Service said, fueling a heat wave that could rival the seven-day event in 2006 that researchers connected to hundreds of deaths.
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Inmates evacuated as fire breaks out at NYC jail known as ‘The Tombs’
Inmates were briefly evacuated when a fire broke out at the Manhattan Detention Complex, the city jail also known as “The Tombs” on Friday night, officials said. One Department of Corrections officer suffered from smoke inhalation after a garbage fire broke erupted in an old cell on the ninth floor of the prison at around...
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Trump orders ByteDance to sell off US TikTok assets
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Friday gave the Chinese company ByteDance 90 days to divest itself of any assets used to support the popular TikTok app in the United States. Trump’s executive order said there is “credible evidence that leads me to believe that ByteDance … might take action that threatens to impair the...
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Who Is Dr. Claud Anderson? Kanye Urges Trump and Biden to Talk to Author
Anderson has authored four books and founded a company to promote his public speaking career, but there's little personal information about him online.
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Trump: TikTok Must Be Sold In 90 Days, Cites 'Credible Evidence' Of Security Threat
The move follows a previous executive order from the president that would make "transactions" between U.S. citizens and the Chinese-owned app illegal.
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Senate committee sought investigation of Bannon, raised concerns about Trump family testimony
The Senate Intelligence Committee, which is close to releasing its final report on the panel's own investigation into Russian election meddling, believed Steve Bannon may have lied to Congress, according to a letter obtained by the Times.
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HHS CIO José Arrieta Resigns Friday Night to Spend More Time With Kids
José Arrieta helped manage a controversial COVID-19 data collection system used by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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ACLU sues over U.S. border policy of expelling migrant children
In July, U.S. border officials made 2,506 arrests of unaccompanied children. Only 168 were allowed to stay and seek refuge.
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Graham on ex-FBI lawyer's guilty plea in Durham probe: I suspect he 'knows where the bodies are buried'
Former FBI attorney Kevin Clinesmith's expected guilty plea in Connecticut U.S. Attorney John Durham's investigation into the origins of the Russia probe should concern any other potential suspect or person of interest  Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., told "Hannity" Friday.
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When an NBA dad's love for his family comes bubble-wrapped
Fathers have been separated from their families for nearly six weeks. How they deal with the ties that bind.
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How Beau Biden helped forge 2020 running mates' bond
The memory of Joe Biden's late son, Beau, is something that binds him to his running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), as the two both served together as State Attorneys General. CNN's MJ Lee reports.
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Trump gets endorsement of NYC police union
President Donald Trump on Friday told hundreds of New York Police Department officers that "no one will be safe in Biden's America" if the former Democratic vice president defeats him in November. (Aug. 14)       
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Ex-cop Tou Thao's video captures horror during George Floyd arrest
Newly released body-camera video from a third officer involved in George Floyd’s arrest captures for the first time the growing horror of onlookers who repeatedly pleaded with the officers to get off Floyd.
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Dodgers are betting the farm on homegrown pitching depth
The Dodgers' focus on developing young homegrown starting pitchers has resulted in sustained effectiveness and a rosy future.
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USPS will stop removing letter collection boxes in Western states until after the election, spokesman says
The US Postal Service will stop taking letter collection boxes off streets in Western states following accusations the removals would further limit some voters ability to send back mail-in ballots.
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Puerto Rico's future is for Puerto Ricans to determine
Every year that passes without the federal government affording Puerto Ricans the opportunity to express their will is another reminder of the shameful history of the United States' colonialism. It was 244 years ago when the 13 colonies made it clear that their relationship with the British crown was not working. Today, another colonial relationship --between Puerto Rico and the US-- is not working and is in desperate need of reassessment.
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Stirewalt responds to Hillary offer to help Biden 'any way I can': 'Consider a five-month-long cruise'
If Hillary Clinton wants to help Democrats win back the White House this fall, "she should consider a five-month-long cruise, maybe from pole to pole," Fox News politics editor Chris Stirewalt told "The Story" Friday.
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Ray Borg breaks silence on UFC release: 'I'll be back'
Ray Borg spoke out for the first time since being released from his UFC contract.        Related StoriesTwitter Mailbag: Does Marlon Vera have a chance against Sean O'Malley?EA UFC 4 keeps in tone with MMA's signature video game seriesKhabib Nurmagomedov says UFC 'will negotiate' Georges St-Pierre fight after UFC 254 
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Nurses in a San Antonio hospital organize a patient's wedding to help lift his spirits
A San Antonio man who was hospitalized with Covid-19 the same week as his wedding got the chance to say "I do" with the help of compassionate hospital staff.
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New bodycam video from Floyd's death shows panicked witnesses
Newly released police bodycam footage from the fatal arrest of George Floyd shows a crowd of bystanders becoming increasingly upset as police hold down the 46-year-old Black man.
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Additional evacuations ordered in explosive Lake fire
Officials ordered evacuations Friday evening for residents in the Antelope Valley region as the Lake fire showed an increase in activity.
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Lindsey Vonn shares videos from getaway in Mexico, says she’s more than 6 feet ‘away from anyone'
Lindsey Vonn is having some fun in the sun, and according to the star, is social distancing while she does. 
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UFC 252 weigh-ins: Best photos
Check out all the best photos from the UFC 252 weigh-ins.        Related StoriesPhotos: Dana White's Contender Series 28 official weigh-ins and faceoffsKai Asakura def. Hiromasa Ogikubo at Rizin FF 23: Best photosUFC on ESPN+ 32: Best photos from Las Vegas 
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'I have no idea why': 5-year-old boy fatally shot in North Carolina 'loved everybody,' family says
The world knows Cannon Hinnant as the North Carolina 5-year-old who was fatally shot while riding his bike. His family is mourning a life cut short.        
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Buckingham Palace releases new photos of Princess Anne ahead of her 70th birthday
Princess Anne, Queen Elizabeth's only daughter, turns 70 on Saturday.
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Los Angeles won't ticket for street sweeping violations until October at the earliest
The city delayed the return of street sweeping tickets by two months or more to encourage residents to stay home.
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Donny Deutsch apologizes for using racist term while condemning Trump supporters' alleged racism
Former MSNBC host Donny Deutsch apologized on Friday for using the term "yellow man" while criticizing "racist" Americans who trusted information from President Trump about the coronavirus pandemic.
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Family grapples w/questions after shooting death of 22-year-old
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Man pepper sprays bus driver after argument
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Two Black men recall serving in Air Force
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Mourners grieve 'senseless' killing of 11-year-old
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Newlyweds learning to fly together -- literally
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1 in 4 young people in the US reporting suicidal thoughts during pandemic
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Thousands swarm Belarus streets to protest police violence during peaceful demonstrations
Thousands of demonstrators flooded the streets of Minsk, the capital city of Belarus, to protest police violence against peaceful demonstrators earlier this week following a dispute presidential election.
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New questions about Trump's influence over the USPS
As President Donald Trump battles with Democrats over funding the United States Postal Service, there are new questions about the president's influence on the service and an inspector general investigation into its restructuring by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy. CNN's Abby Phillip reports.
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