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This is how much it costs to travel like a member of Britain's royal family

USA Today - January 26, 2020 - 6:00am looks at how much it costs to send the British royal family overseas and around the United Kingdom on official trips.

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'Hip-hop has never been respected': Diddy slams Grammys in scathing Clive Davis event speech

USA Today - January 26, 2020 - 5:59am

Sean "Diddy" Combs, at the Clive Davis pre-Grammy gala, challenged the music industry to get its act together when it comes to diversity.

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Sen. Lindsey Graham's 'testimony' should convict Donald Trump in impeachment trial

USA Today - January 26, 2020 - 5:00am

Between what Sen. Graham said in 1999 and the evidence presented over the past few days, the case should be open and shut.

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Elections have changed. So has Facebook.

USA Today - January 26, 2020 - 4:00am

Since 2016 we've made large investments in teams and technologies to better secure our elections.

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60 miles from college: Lack of education, a way out of poverty, could 'kill rural America'

USA Today - January 26, 2020 - 1:57am

More than 5 million Americans live in education deserts, lacking any college within a 30-minute drive. Few students go away to college, and poverty persists.

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'Saturday Night Live': 'Undercover Boss' sequel shows Kylo Ren's people skills need work

USA Today - January 26, 2020 - 1:07am

Kylo Ren's second appearance on "Undercover Boss" went about as well as his first. But this time, he made four new friends and only killed one.

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'Saturday Night Live': The best impeachment trial jokes from 'Weekend Update'

USA Today - January 26, 2020 - 12:49am

"It was like a four-day-long PowerPoint," Michael Che said of the impeachment trial so far. "This is supposed to be Trump's punishment, not mine."

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'Saturday Night Live': Welcome to hell, Alan Dershowitz (and welcome back, Jon Lovitz)

USA Today - January 26, 2020 - 12:47am

The first new "SNL" episode of 2020 started out in the well of the Senate for the impeachment trial and then promptly went to hell – literally.

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Winners, losers at NHL All-Star weekend: Tkachuk brothers, Green Day expletives, Kane cheered

USA Today - January 25, 2020 - 11:39pm

Brothers Matthew, Brady Tkachuk had a great weekend in St. Louis; Patrick Kane got cheered and booed after scoring for Central Division.

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LeBron James passes Kobe Bryant for third place on NBA's all-time scoring list

USA Today - January 25, 2020 - 9:44pm

With a driving third-quarter lay-up, LeBron James passed Kobe Bryant on the career scoring list in Bryant's hometown of Philadelphia.

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Millions of locusts are swarming in Kenya. These striking photos show just how bad the outbreak is

USA Today - January 25, 2020 - 8:53pm

Hundreds of millions of locusts are swarming into Kenya from neighboring Somalia and Ethiopia with unprecented size and destructive potential.

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Family of five and their dog found dead in NC home

USA Today - January 25, 2020 - 6:40pm

A family of five and their dog were found dead Friday in their Vanceboro, North Carolina home, authorities said.

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Des Moines Register editorial board endorses Elizabeth Warren for president

USA Today - January 25, 2020 - 6:31pm

Warren "is not the radical some perceive her to be. She was a registered Republican until 1996. She is a capitalist."

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Postal worker dies a week after being shot while delivering mail in Mississippi

USA Today - January 25, 2020 - 5:58pm

The local community rallied around Ingold by hosting prayer vigils, dressing in purple and placing purple bows along her mail route.

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Opinion: From Joe Namath to Prince, Miami has provided epic Super Bowl moments

USA Today - January 25, 2020 - 5:50pm

It's where Joe Namath guaranteed his Jets would beat the Colts in Super Bowl III. You can't write NFL history without unforgettable Miami Super Bowls.

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Magnitude 5.0 earthquake strikes Puerto Rico amid ongoing aftershocks

USA Today - January 25, 2020 - 5:01pm

A 5.0 magnitude earthquake hit southern Puerto Rico on Saturday, following a series of quakes that have rocked the island over the last few weeks.

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Senate impeachment trial: Fact-checking opening arguments of Trump's defense team

USA Today - January 25, 2020 - 5:00pm

Here's a look at claims and issues raised by the president's lawyers as they lay out their response to the case made by the Democratic House managers.

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'It's overwhelming': 104-year-old WWII vet receives thousands of cards for Valentine's Day

USA Today - January 25, 2020 - 4:29pm

Maj. Bill White retired from the Marines 55 years ago after serving active duty for 30 years. He's also believed to be the oldest living Marine.

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Teens killed after doorbell prank were goofy, close group, family and church leaders say

USA Today - January 25, 2020 - 3:28pm

Family and friends of a group of teenage boys who died while playing 'ding, dong, ditch' remember them as a close-knit group of committed Christians.

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Ground beef shipped to retailers in 9 states recalled for possible plastic contamination

USA Today - January 25, 2020 - 3:09pm

The recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the place of purchase, the United States Department of Agriculture says.

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