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Dictionary.com's Largest Update (Re)defines Thousands Of Words, Focusing On Identity

Thursday, September 03, 2020

The digital dictionary updated some 15,000 entries, including adding 650 entirely new words from popular culture. Many of the revisions deal with topics related to identity, like race and gender.

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Rochester, N.Y., Mayor Suspends Officers Over Asphyxiation Death Of Daniel Prude

Thursday, September 03, 2020

Daniel Prude was arrested in March after behaving erratically on a city street. Officers placed a protective hood over his head, and Prude ultimately stopped breathing. He died a week later.

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CDC Asks States To Plan For Potential Vaccine Distribution Starting In Late October

Wednesday, September 02, 2020

The CDC's planning guidance for states includes multiple scenarios for the rollout of a vaccine this year, including possibly having a limited number of doses available in October and November.

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Kenosha, Wis., Officials Lift Curfew, Citing 'Relatively Peaceful' Recent Protests

Wednesday, September 02, 2020

Officials enacted a nightly curfew in response to unrest following the Aug. 23 police shooting of Jacob Blake and had previously said it would continue until Labor Day.

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Trump Administration Seeking To Expand Collection Of Biometric Data From Immigrants

Tuesday, September 01, 2020

The proposed policy, which DHS called "imminent" on Tuesday, would allow the government to demand more personal data from more people as part of the immigration process.

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Majority Of Hurricane Laura Deaths Linked To Improper Use Of Portable Generators

Tuesday, September 01, 2020

Eight of Louisiana's 15 hurricane-related deaths are linked to carbon monoxide poisoning from portable generators. As of Tuesday, many thousands of households in the state are still without power.

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With Fans Forbidden Due To COVID-19, A Noticeably Quiet U.S. Open Kicks Off In Queens

Tuesday, September 01, 2020

Tennis players are navigating the eerie stillness of a Grand Slam event known for its lively crowds. Last year's U.S. Open set an attendance record, drawing more than 737,800 fans over two weeks.

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1 Killed In Portland Amid Clashes Between Pro-Trump Caravan And Counterprotesters

Sunday, August 30, 2020

President Trump blamed Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler for losing control, while the mayor responded that it was violence that Trump "helped create."

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Kenosha Shooting Suspect Faces Homicide Charges In Protesters' Deaths

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Illinois teenager Kyle Rittenhouse is facing five felony charges and one misdemeanor charge in connection with a shooting in Kenosha, Wis., that left two people dead and another injured.

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FEMA Assesses Hurricane Damage, Taking COVID-19 Precautions

Thursday, August 27, 2020

The agency says Hurricane Laura was less catastrophic than predicted but still remains a threat. Wearing masks and maintaining physical distance, first responders are now on the ground.

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Wisconsin Dept. Of Justice Identifies Police Officer Who Shot Jacob Blake

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Kenosha Police officer Rusten Sheskey, a seven-year veteran of the force, was the only officer to fire his weapon during the incident, according to Wisconsin state investigators.

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Body Of Missing Fort Hood Soldier Elder Fernandes Found A Week After Disappearance

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

The family's lawyer, Natalie Khawam, said his body was found hanging in a tree in a city about 30 miles away from the base. Police said no foul play is suspected.

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Hurricane Laura Comes Ashore Threatening 'Unsurvivable' Storm Surge

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

The storm made landfall at 1 a.m. ET with maximum sustained winds of 150 miles per hour, just 7 miles per hour short of Category 5 classification.

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More Than 200 Ohio State University Students Suspended For Violating Pandemic Rules

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Many of the students were attending off-campus parties in groups of 10 or more, prompting concern and pleas for cooperation from administrators.

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University Of Alabama Reports More Than 560 New COVID-19 Cases In 1st Week

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

More than 530 of those cases are at its flagship campus in Tuscaloosa, prompting Mayor Walt Maddox to order bars to close for two weeks.

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Florida Judge Rules State Order Requiring Schools To Reopen 'Unconstitutional'

Monday, August 24, 2020

The judge says the order disregards safety and denies local school boards' decision-making power. The Florida Department of Education has appealed the ruling.

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13 Killed In Stampede At Peru Nightclub Operating Against Health Orders

Sunday, August 23, 2020

Officials say 120 people attended a party despite prohibitions on social gatherings, and tried to flee out of a single exit when police arrived to shut it down.

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FDA Authorizes Convalescent Plasma As Emergency Treatment For COVID-19

Sunday, August 23, 2020

President Trump announced on Sunday that the FDA granted emergency use authorization to treat COVID-19 patients with plasma from people who have recovered from the virus, based on "promising" results.

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Fatal Police Shooting Of Black Man In Louisiana Sparks Outrage And Protest

Sunday, August 23, 2020

An investigation has been opened into the killing of Trayford Pellerin, 31, who was shot as he walked away from police toward a convenience store holding a knife, according to authorities.

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Kansas City Chiefs Ban Fans From Wearing Native American Headdresses And Face Paint

Thursday, August 20, 2020

The reigning Super Bowl champions are also reviewing their pre-game drum ceremony and crowd-participation "Arrowhead Chop," which many find offensive.

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