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Amazing! See the world’s largest cashew tree

USA Today - 8 hours 26 min ago

Check out the world’s largest cashew tree in Brazil. The 140-year-old tree brings in thousands of tourists each year, but is the future in doubt?

      
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Chris Kraft, NASA's first flight director who helped build Apollo, dies at 95

USA Today - 8 hours 33 min ago

Christopher Kraft, a key architect behind several early NASA programs and the agency's first flight director, died 50 years after moon landing.

      
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Falcons face questions after hiring ex-Maryland coach DJ Durkin as training camp assistant

USA Today - 8 hours 38 min ago

The Atlanta Falcons are facing questions after hiring former University of Maryland coach DJ Durkin for a guest assistant role during training camp.

      
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Medical school students: Detained migrants still have a right to proper medical care

USA Today - 8 hours 40 min ago

From the moment they are detained, migrants receive insufficient medical treatment. We worry the word 'migrant' will become synonymous with 'inhuman.'

      
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'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' premiere: Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio reminisce

USA Today - 8 hours 58 min ago

Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio, stars of "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood," discuss Hollywood's (and their) early days atop an old-school red carpet.

      
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South Korea fired warning shots after Russian planes entered airspace

USA Today - 9 hours 15 min ago

South Korea said its air force jets fired 360 rounds of warning shots Tuesday after a Russian military plane violated South Korean airspace.

      
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Alex Trebek celebrates his birthday in the most 'Jeopardy!' way possible: 'Who is 79?'

USA Today - 9 hours 21 min ago

Host Alex Trebek rang in his 79th birthday with family, friends and some good, old-fashioned "Jeopardy!" humor.

      
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Trump's comments, attacks on members of Congress of color signal racism is acceptable

USA Today - 9 hours 40 min ago

In attacking four congresswomen of color by telling them to go back to where they came from, the president said it's OK to make it about race.

      
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Ford F-150 EV pickup prototype tows more than 1 million pounds in a demonstration

USA Today - 9 hours 40 min ago

As fully electric cars become the norm, battery-powered pickup trucks have yet to be seen on a wide scale. Tesla, Rivian and Ford race to be first.

      
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Britain's new prime minister, first responder vote, Justice Stevens' funeral: 5 things to know Tuesday

USA Today - 10 hours 34 min ago

Britain's next prime minister is announced, the Senate is expected to vote on the 9/11 first responder bill and more things to know Tuesday.

      
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Kamala Harris once opposed legalizing marijuana. Now she wants to decriminalize it

USA Today - 10 hours 40 min ago

Less than a decade ago, Harris did not support fully legalizing marijuana.

      
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For successful investing, what's the trait you need most?

USA Today - 10 hours 40 min ago

Whether you are a value investor, a growth investor or somewhere in between, the key is to stay the course.

      
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What dog is the one for you? How I Met My Dog will tell you

USA Today - 10 hours 40 min ago

How I Met My Dog is an eHarmony-style website that matches you with your perfect dog in a shelter near you. This is the one question they won't ask.

      
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Doctors and patients are flying blind as medical marijuana use rises, research lags

USA Today - 10 hours 40 min ago

Doctors and patients must demand changes to federal restrictions on medical cannabis research to allow for more evidence-based health care.

      
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Could a computer predict auto crash injuries? Volvo and Hyundai are betting it can

USA Today - 11 hours 9 min ago

Volvo and Hyundai are investing millions in an Israeli startup using big data to predict the kinds of injuries sustained after an auto accident.

      
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There's 'poop in the water' at America's dirtiest beaches. Is yours on the list?

USA Today - 11 hours 13 min ago

A new report lists beaches in 29 coastal and Great Lakes states prone to bacteria counts that can make you sick.

      
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Mueller testimony is Democrats' last chance to move public opinion on Trump impeachment

USA Today - 12 hours 25 min ago

Mueller's testimony must be a stellar TV version of his report. The right questions could lead to drama, clarity and Mueller contradicting Trump.

      
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Compensation fund for 9/11 responders expected to pass in Senate Tuesday

USA Today - 12 hours 40 min ago

Despite broad support, the effort to essentially make the fund permanent has been the subject of a caustic political fight on Capitol Hill in recent weeks.

      
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'Once Upon A Time': Britney Spears, boyfriend Sam Asghari attend 'first premiere' together

USA Today - July 22, 2019 - 11:06pm

Britney Spears and boyfriend Sam Asghari stepped out to attend the Los Angeles premiere of Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon A Time In Hollywood."

      
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Titanic auction, Legos, mighty Mississippi: News from around our 50 states

USA Today - July 22, 2019 - 10:28pm

Wild turkey breaks into Utah home, alligator caught in Chicago finds home in Florida, and more

      
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