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How to take better care of indoor plants
Knowing what your plants need and creating a simple plan will keep them green and happy.       
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Coronavirus updates: 1 billion students impacted by school closures; Census to end 2020 counting operations early; Hawaii cases surge
Some reopened schools are already closing because of COVID. Hawaii may delay lifting travel quarantine. NFL sets deadline for opt-outs. Latest news.       
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Hurricane Isaias, one year since Dayton mass shooting, Primary day in Michigan: 5 things to know Tuesday
Hurricane Isaias will keep moving north after making landfall, it's the one-year anniversary of the Dayton shooting and more to start your Tuesday.      
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When politics hits home: Pandemic moms are descendants of soccer and votes-for-women moms
Over 100 years ago, legions of women found ways to convey to non-activist women that the vote was crucial to them and the well-being of their families.       
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Joe Biden Democrats, welcome John Kasich and other Never Trumpers to national convention
Our View: Evict Donald Trump and elect President Joe Biden to make America great again. Before Election Day, Democrats need all the help they can get.
Wildlife sanctuary celebrates successful koala breeding season after devastating bushfires
The Australian Reptile Park is celebrating a successful koala breeding season following intense bushfires that devastated the koala population.
What to know about sending your kids to college during the pandemic
Is it safe to go back to college during the COVID-19 pandemic? Here's everything you need to know.
Trump investigation goes beyond hush money to alleged mistresses, Manhattan DA suggests
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance continued to fight to obtain eight years of Trump's personal and business tax records, with new documents.
Student pulled from York Catholic graduation ceremony for wearing 'Black Lives Matter' mask
A Black student was pulled from his graduation procession and told to remove his face mask, displaying the words Black Lives Matter.
Judge Esther Salas decries shooting that killed son, injured husband in emotional statement
In an emotional statement, federal judge says those on the bench need privacy protections. A man dressed as a FedEx worker opened fire at her home.
What is UV light and can it kill the coronavirus? Here's everything you need to know
UV light is being used to disinfect airplanes, hotels, subway cars and cruise ships, but Americans are skeptical. How can light kill the coronavirus?
'Oh My God': Possible tornado sighted in Litchfield County, Connecticut
The National Weather Service reported a possible tornado in Connecticut, during storms that downed trees and caused damage to property on August 2.      
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'Stop! Sanitize!': Alabama principal parodies MC Hammer ahead of students' return to school amid coronavirus
Childersburg High School Principal Quentin Lee created a musical parody of MC Hammer's classic "U Can't Touch This," making it about COVID-19.       
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COVID-19 relief negotiations, Tropical Storm Isaias, Google Pixel 4a: 5 things you need to know Monday
More negotiations on stimulus deal, Tropical Storm Isaias moves toward Carolinas and more news to start your Monday.       
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Opinion: Rockets could be the NBA's ultimate disruptor en route to title
With so much unpredictability during the restarted season, Houston's 3-point shooting might be more of a certainty than anything else.       
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Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson tests positive for COVID-19
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson has tested positive for the coronavirus. He is the second NFL head coach test positive for COVID-19.       
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College move-in, fined to resign, testing goals: News from around our 50 states
How the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting every state      
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Live: Watch NASA astronauts splash down near Florida in a SpaceX Crew Dragon
After a roughly two-month stay on the ISS, NASA astronauts Behnken and Hurley are set for a Sunday splashdown in their SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule.       
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An Indiana school reopened for students. There was a positive COVID-19 test on day one.
It was the first time students in Greenfield, Indiana, had been back in schools since the pandemic closed them in March.       
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With remote back-to-school, child care challenges for providers, families emerge
"We are in the midst of a tornado," said Jorge Perez, president and CEO of YMCA of Greater Cincinnati. "... We are going to need additional funding."       
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7 Marines, Navy sailor presumed dead as rescue effort halted in tragedy off California Coast
15 Marines and a Navy sailor were training off the coast California when their amphibious assault vehicle sank. Nine were killed.       
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Apple Fire spreads and forces evacuations in California's Cherry Valley
Homes are evacuated as the Apple Fire continues to grow in Southern California.      
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