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Michelle Pearson's mother Sandra Lever said her daughter had "gained her wings" and "joined her babies".
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Craig Carton reveals he nearly killed himself: ‘Don’t do it!’
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Dr. Fauci spars with Rand Paul during coronavirus Senate hearing
Top infectious disease experts delivered testimony about the U.S. pandemic response before a Senate committee Wednesday. Dr. Fauci went back and forth with Rand Paul, and accused the senator of distorting information. Mola Lenghi reports.
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Variety and Hollywood Reporter, once rivals, are now under same roof
Two longtime tinseltown rivals, Variety and The Hollywood Reporter, will soon be part of the same team thanks to a merger unveiled Wednesday by their publishers. Penske Media Corp., which publishes Variety, is merging with MRC to form a new company to be called PMRC. The deal, effective immediately, gives PMC CEO Jay Penske control...
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Tribune employees outraged after brass sends tone-deaf ‘phishing test’
Tribune Publishing, which has permanently shut down at least five of its newsrooms, laying off hundreds of workers, sent an email to employees Wednesday promising bonuses of $5,000 to $10,000 — a tasteless “test” to see whether they would open emails from phishing scammers. The tone-deaf move enraged employees who have weathered furloughs and pay...
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William Knight details history, animosity with Aleksa Camur ahead of UFC 253
William Knight is excited to settle the score with Aleksa Camur at UFC 253 and make an impact in "rambunctious" light heavyweight division.        Related StoriesSijara Eubanks explains quick turn for UFC 253: I wanted to do 'some gangster (explicit)'UFC 253's Zubaira Tukhugov: It's 'different' fighting without Khabib's fatherJake Matthews: UFC 253 opponent Diego Sanchez was my 'idol' growing up 
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Trump exits news briefing for 'emergency phone call'
President Trump exited his news conference Wednesday, telling reporters he had an “emergency” phone call as they continued to heckle him with questions, particularly on the Breonna Taylor case. 
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No officers charged directly for the killing of Breonna Taylor
A Kentucky grand jury decided not to indict three police officers for the shooting death of 26-year-old Breonna Taylor. One officer was charged with wanton endangerment. Jericka Duncan reports.
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Mark Kelly: Winner of Arizona Senate race should be instated ‘promptly’
Arizona Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate Mark Kelly, said Wednesday that the winner of the closely followed Senate race should be sworn in without haste, as lawmakers in Washington gear up in the fight to fill the now vacant Supreme Court seat.
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Trudeau's Throne Speech reads like a fairy tale. Can he make it reality?
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau set out his government's agenda Wednesday in an exhaustive Speech from the Throne, which outlines the government's agenda for the future. In it, he vowed to help Canada emerge from the coronavirus pandemic healthier, wealthier and greener.
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'Cake Boss' star Buddy Valastro recovering from 'terrible' at-home accident
"Cake Boss" star Buddy Valastro is on the mend.
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Police confront protesters in Louisville
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Breonna Taylor shooting: Judge Napolitano 'would have indicted all three officers' involved in deadly raid
A former Louisville police officer indicted in connection with the March drug raid that resulted in the death of Breonna Taylor is accused of "the moral equivalent of hitting somebody with your golf club," Fox News senior judiciary analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano told "Your World" Wednesday.
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How Facebook tries to fight being a superspreader of fake news on voting and COVID-19: Q&A
2020 election: Rather than Russian interference, it's domestic hackers and your friends and family who could pose a bigger threat. Then there's Trump.        
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In tribute to Road Warrior Animal, here's to 'Iron Man,' the greatest-ever wrestling entrance song
When the wrestling tag-team known as the Road Warriors entered the ring to the ominous sounds of Black Sabbath's "Iron Man," fans screamed and opponents cowered.
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PornHub releases first high-fashion adult video
It's a collaboration with Berlin designers Namilia.
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Trump refuses to commit to a peaceful transition of power after Election Day
President Donald Trump would not commit to saying he would provide a peaceful transition of power after Election Day.
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Trump refuses to commit to a peaceful transition of power after Election Day
President Donald Trump would not commit to saying he would provide a peaceful transition of power after Election Day.
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Mariah Carey calls Derek Jeter a 'catalyst' in her divorce from Tommy Mottola
The pop star and "The Meaning of Mariah Carey" author recently joined Oprah Winfrey for her Apple TV+ show "The Oprah Conversation."
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Bob Woodward's Donald Trump book 'Rage' sells 600,000 copies in first week
Bob Woodward's Donald Trump book "Rage" sold more than 600,000 copies in its first week of publication.        
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Daniel Jones embarking on his biggest Giants challenge yet
When Daniel Jones turns to hand the football off, there will be no No. 26, no Saquon Barkley to hand it to. When he looks in front of him, there will be no No. 87, no Sterling Shepard to throw it to Sunday against the 49ers. This is his show now, his team now more...
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What if Senate Democrats win BIG in November?
The biggest news out of The Economist's release this week of its Senate model is that it gives Democrats a 67% chance of winning 51 seats (and the the majority) on November 3.
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Belly fat linked to early death, study finds
Excess belly fat is associated with a higher risk of early death from any cause, regardless of how much overall body fat you have, a new study finds.
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Hollywood Celebs Erupt over Breonna Taylor Grand Jury Decision: 'Bulls**t BLACK LIVES MATTER!!! Cannot Be Said Enough Times'
Hollywood celebrities fired off social media screeds, shrieking "State-sanctioned murders" and "bulls**t decision" after Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced Wednesday that no police officers would be charged directly in the death of Breonna Taylor in Louisville during a March raid.
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'Vigorous' self-defense laws likely prevented homicide charges in Breonna Taylor's death, experts say
Kentucky's "vigorous" self-defense laws made charging three police officers with homicide in Breonna Taylor's death virtually impossible, experts say.        
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Dolly Parton: I have ‘tasteful’ tattoos, y’all!
"Ribbons and bows and butterflies are the things that I have.”
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'DWTS': Nikki Bella reveals Artem Chigvintsev was 'fighting depression' after being cut
Nikki Bella has revealed on her podcast that fiancé Artem Chigvintsev became depressed after getting cut from 'Dancing With the Stars' last year.        
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How the Supreme Court vacancy impacts 2020 Senate races
The fight over Ruth Bader Ginsburg's now-vacant Supreme Court seat is highlighting the importance the Senate plays in controlling power in Washington. Washington Post reporter Amber Phillips spoke to "Red and Blue" host Elaine Quijano about how the open seat is impacting Republican chances to hold onto the Senate.
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Watch Live: Donald Trump Hosts Press Conference at the White House
The press conference is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. EST. 
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Watch: Kentucky AG Daniel Cameron Warns Against 'Celebrities, Influencers' Who Don't Know the Facts About Breonna Taylor Grand Jury Decision
Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron has warned the public to ignore the celebrities, online influencers, and other activists who are attempting to shape public opinion on the Breonna Taylor controversy, saying that they don't know the facts of the case.
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Breonna Taylor case evidence does not 'prove a homicide' by police, Andy McCarthy says
The “set of facts” in the deadly police-involved shooting of Breonna Taylor in Kentucky does not provide grounds to pursue a homicide case, former federal prosecutor Andy McCarthy told “The Daily Briefing” Wednesday.
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Pence defends Trump holding rallies amid coronavirus: 'We're in an election year'
Vice President Mike Pence defended Donald Trump's decision to hold rallies at which COVID-19 guidelines were ignored.
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Local Digest: D.C. police identify man fatally shot in Northeast
A roundup of news from the Washington region.
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Why is solo travel up in a global pandemic? Deals cater to those who will go it alone
Going it alone has definite pluses, and tour operators now are seeing an uptick in bookings.
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McDonald’s is quietly working on its first-ever food loyalty program
McDonald’s, which recently ran out of ingredients for its mega-popular Travis Scott meal promotion, is quietly gearing up to test a food loyalty program to boost pandemic sales. At least that’s the word on Wall Street, thanks to a little-noticed research report detailing a powwow brokerage firm Morgan Stanley recently had with several top McDonald’s...
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BLM Louisville Calls for Mayor Fischer to Resign, Lists 5 Other Demands After Breonna Taylor Decision
Mayor Greg Fischer announced a countywide curfew on Wednesday in anticipation of the protests that began after charges were announced in the Breonna Taylor investigation.
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Democrats also play politics with Supreme Court seats
Charlie Dent writes that the upcoming fight to fill the vacancy left by Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court is only just beginning. While Republicans are being accused of hypocrisy, Dent argues that Democrats would be doing the same thing if in their position.
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Major League Baseball may have hit upon a good idea with seven-inning games
An idea for squeezing in missed games could be helpful long after the pandemic.
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Photos: Protests over 1 officer indicted in Breonna Taylor case, not for her death
A Kentucky grand jury on Wednesday brought no charges against Louisville police for the killing of Breonna Taylor during a drug raid gone wrong, with prosecutors saying Wednesday two officers who fired their weapons at the Black woman were justified in using force to protect themselves.
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Celebrities, athletes react to Breonna Taylor verdict
Celebrities including “Schitt’s Creek” creator and star Dan Levy, rapper Common and actress Viola Davis spoke out Wednesday over the grand jury decision in the police shooting death of Breonna Taylor. Levy, whose hit show won nine Emmy’s this week, wrote in a tweet that he was “Disgusted. Enraged. Heartbroken,” over a Kentucky grand jury’s decision...
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Former eBay workers to plead guilty in cyberstalking case
Four former employees are expected to plead guilty next month for their role in the intimidation scheme.
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53% of White Voters Approve of Trump's Handling of COVID, While 77% of Black Voters Disapprove
Race, gender, age and other demographic factors can largely predict whether or not voters approve or disapprove of President Donald Trump's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a new poll shows.
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Three of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's most lasting legacies in the fight for equality
Ruth Bader Ginsburg worked to advance equal rights for women long before she was on the Supreme Court. Here are three of her most lasting legacies.       
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Ginsburg's death sets up what could be the sharpest Supreme Court shift in three decades
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was the only Democratic appointee on the high court when she joined, a lonely minority. Trump's pick would cement a conservative majority.
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Henry Cavill Movies and Shows to Watch After ‘Enola Homes’
If you fell in love with Cavill after watching Enola Holmes, you're in luck. There's plenty more to his impressive resume.
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Pelosi: 'All Roads Lead to Putin' with Trump -- 'Shows You How Bereft He Is of Any Sense of Patriotism'
Wednesday, during an interview with MSNBC's "Deadline," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) reacted to a Politico report claiming intelligence about Russia was being withheld from the White House given "bad news" on the topic would displease President Donald Trump.
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Why Disney’s delay of ‘Black Widow’ means doomsday for Hollywood
Hollywood’s hopes of a comeback this year are officially dead. Disney put the last nail in the coffin on Wednesday when it delayed several of its much-anticipated fall flicks, including “Black Widow,” starring Scarlett Johansson, and Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story.” The move, while not surprising due to the still-raging pandemic, has experts calling it...
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Vari Electric Standing Desk Is a Must-Have for Your Home Office
The Vari Electric Standing Desk is a great work-from-home upgrade that starts at just $550, offers nice looks and a more ergonomic workspace.
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Breonna Taylor, Justice Ginsburg, M.L.B.: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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