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Jan 19, 2020

Body of woman who was missing for almost 6 years found in car submerged in NJ river
Vanessa Smallwood of Maple Shade, N.J., was 46 at the time of her disappearance. She was identified in a statement from New Jersey State Police.        

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Jan 18, 2020

US airports screen passengers for China virus
The Coronvirus outbreak in China has the CDC on alert. They have set-up screenings at three U.S. airports including San Francisco, JFK in New York and LAX. (Jan 18)       

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Jan 18, 2020

Remains of fallen paratrooper return home to Fort Bragg
Staff Sgt. Ian McLaughlin, 29, of Newport News, Virginia, was killed Jan. 11 by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan.        

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Jan 18, 2020

AP Top Stories January 18 P
Here's the latest for Friday, January 18th: Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, will no longer use royal titles; Thousands gathered for women's march rallies; Riot police and protesters collided in Lebanon's capital; First voyage for future space craft.       

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Jan 18, 2020

Women's March draws thousands, brings 'renewed energy' to start new decade: 'We are not resting'
With many issues at stake, from abortion to civil rights to climate change, opposition to Trump was a unifying theme to many at the Women's March        

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Jan 18, 2020

Large crowds rally in Los Angeles's Women's March
Thousands of people gathered in downtown Los Angeles Saturday and cities across the U.S. as part of the nationwide Women's March rallies. (Jan. 18)       

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Jan 18, 2020

Space is pitch black, so why will US Space Force members wear camo uniforms?
Some on social media ridiculed a photo of the uniforms, but the Space Force says they make perfect sense.       

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Jan 18, 2020

DC Protesters 'rise up' as part of Women's March
Demonstrators marched behind "Rise Up" banner in Washington, D.C. on Saturday as part of the Women's March rallies nationwide. (Jan. 18)       

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Jan 18, 2020

'The decade that ushers in new freedom': Women's March draws thousands across US
Four years after the inaugural Women's March, thousands came out to protest with renewed energy, focusing on Trump, climate change and civil rights.        

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Jan 18, 2020

Photos: 2020 Women's March
Like the first protest only days after the inauguration of President Trump, the national Women's March will take place in Washington, D.C., with sister marches around the country.        

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Jan 18, 2020

Women's March organizers hope to re-energize protests, draw thousands despite 'marcher fatigue'
Women's Marches from D.C. to Chicago to Los Angeles are being held Saturday. Organizers expect thousands to protest, despite a "march fatigue".        

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Jan 18, 2020

Dramatic video, truck crashes offroad near trooper
Officials in the US state of Iowa are urging people to use caution and stay indoors if possible as blizzard conditions continued to wreak havoc in northern and central parts of the state on Saturday. (Jan. 18)       

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Jan 18, 2020

Court OK's temporary weapons ban at Virginia Capitol amid fear of violence at gun rally
Gov. Ralph Northam issued the weapons ban, declaring a state of emergency after he says officials received multiple credible threats of violence.        

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Jan 18, 2020

Massive winter storm packing 'heavy' snow targets Upper Midwest, Great Lakes and Northeast
The National Weather Service says the storm could produce widespread hazardous conditions across much of the northeastern quarter of the nation.        

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Jan 18, 2020

Today in History for January 18th
Highlights of Today in History: Soviet Union breaks WWII Leningrad siege; Robert F. Scott reaches South Pole; Boston Strangler suspect Albert de Salvo convicted. (Jan. 18)       

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Jan 18, 2020

'You are stronger than you realize': Widow finds letters from husband written in case of his death
Oak Gregg-Donaldson wrote the letters before a surgery in 2018 and stored them with the title to his motorcycle. His widow found them after his death.        

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Jan 18, 2020

Meet the South Dakota couple who keep thousands of bedbugs in their home
"Not understanding things about the bugs can be super terrifying."        

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Jan 17, 2020

New flight-control problem crops up in 737 Max: Could it add to Boeing's delays and woes?
A system that checks for errors when the flight control system powers up didn't work right.       

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Jan 17, 2020

FBI: Felony Lane Gang has been terrorizing moms across US for years
For years, the Felony Lane Gang has targeted women, stealing their purses and IDs. But Facebook and other social media is helping the FBI fight back.        

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Jan 17, 2020

Hunter bitten on head by venomous snake hanging above him from tree
The Mississippi hunter received 5 vials of anti-venom and had to be airlifted. "I feel like I've been on a five-day drunk, but I'm fine."        

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Jan 17, 2020

In California: A deadly avalanche in Lake Tahoe; we sue Trump (again)
One person died and another was badly injured in a morning avalanche in Lake Tahoe. The state sues over President Trump's plan to open up coastal and farming land to gas and oil extraction. And lots of chickens didn't make it 'cross the road.        

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Jan 17, 2020

Teachers exposed to jet fuel dump plan lawsuit
Southern California teachers plan to file a lawsuit after a commercial airliner with engine trouble dumped jet fuel over a densely populated area, including several schools. (Jan. 17)       

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Jan 17, 2020

Winter storm slams Midwest
The National Weather Service says a winter storm will create hazardous travel conditions from the Plains into the Northeast through the weekend. (Jan. 17)       

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Jan 17, 2020

CDC explains airport screening plans for virus
A top official at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention spelled out plans to screen airline passengers arriving from central China for a new virus that has killed two people and sicked dozens of others. (Jan. 17)       

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Jan 17, 2020

One skier dead, another injured in avalanche at California resort
Cole Comstock, 34, of Blairsden, California, was killed during the avalanche at the Alpine Meadows ski resort, authorities said.       

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Jan 17, 2020

AP Top Stories January 17 P
Here's the latest for Friday, January 17th: Trump names impeachment defense team; Jury selected for Weinstein's trial; CDC will screen airline passengers for new virus; Owners bring pets to be blessed at Madrid church.       

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Jan 17, 2020

The day in pictures
A look at the day's best photographs from around the world.       

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Jan 17, 2020

'Sick, dizzy and nauseated:' Teachers sue Delta over jet's fuel dump over schools
Attorney Gloria Allred's office says teachers did their best to protect children on the school playground as fuel rained down.       

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Jan 17, 2020

Jury of 7 men, 5 women for Harvey Weinstein's rape trial
A jury of seven men and five women was selected Friday for Harvey Weinstein's rape trial after an arduous two-week process, setting the stage for testimony to begin in the next week. (Jan. 17)        

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Jan 17, 2020

US service members injured in Iraq: How soon do concussion symptoms appear?
Reports that several U.S service members were treated for concussion symptoms are raising questions about how soon officials knew of the injuries.        

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Jan 17, 2020

Alaska man ducks into shed to avoid bull moose
An Alaska man taking a sack of garbage to his shed on Saturday found himself briefly trapped by a bull moose. A home security camera captured Curtis Phelps trapped inside the shed while the bull moose tried to push his way inside. (Jan. 17)        

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Jan 17, 2020

Siblings secretly fly to Japan to surprise soldier brother
"I've never seen him cry or weep that way." This soldier let out an uncontrollable cry when his siblings surprised him at the airport.        

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Jan 17, 2020

Broadway violinist performs for abused animals
From Carnegie Hall to the halls of an animal shelter, this violinist's best fans are the ones with four legs.        

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Jan 17, 2020

Penguins help sailor propose to unsuspecting girlfriend
Sailor's heart belongs to his girlfriend. The penguins think so too.        

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Jan 17, 2020

Trump welcomes LSU Tigers to White House
President Donald Trump paid tribute to the national champion Louisiana State University football team on Friday, saying it would long be remembered as one of the greatest teams in college football history. (Jan. 17)       

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Jan 17, 2020

Nearly 100 million under winter weather alerts as sprawling storm picks up across US
Forecasters say blizzards are expected for the Upper Midwest. By Saturday, snow is expected in Pennsylvania, New York and much of New England.        

USATODAY National News
Jan 17, 2020

Teachers to announce lawsuit over Delta jet's fuel dump over schools
Attorney Gloria Allred's office says teachers did their best to protect children on the school playground as fuel rained down.       

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Jan 17, 2020

Hunter bitten on head by venomous snake hanging above him from tree
The Mississippi hunter received 5 vials of antivenom and had to be airlifted. "I feel like I've been on a five-day drunk, but I'm fine."        

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Jan 17, 2020

Three more suspected neo-Nazis arrested before Virginia gun rights rally, authorities say
Three Georgia men were arrested on charges of conspiracy to commit murder and participating in a criminal street gang tied to The Base, police say.        

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Jan 17, 2020

Not all Girl Scout cookies are the same. Which ones are you getting?
Depending on where you live, your local Girl Scout troop may be using different bakeries, meaning your Samoas may be Caramel deLites.        

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Jan 17, 2020

She was suspected of killing dozens of children. Now, woman dubbed 'killer nurse' gets life sentence
Genene Jones, 69, was suspected of killings dozens of children at a San Antonio hospital more than three decades ago.       

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Jan 17, 2020

Three more suspected neo-Nazis arrested before Virginia gun rights rally, reports say
Three Georgia men were arrested on charges of conspiracy to commit murder and participating in a criminal street gang tied to The Base, reports say.        

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Jan 17, 2020

Nearly 90 million under winter weather alert as sprawling storm picks up across US
Forecasters say blizzards are expected for the Upper Midwest. By Saturday, snow is expected in Pennsylvania, New York and much of New England.        

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Jan 17, 2020

Woman who poisoned husband with eye drops gets 25 years in prison
Lana Sue Clayton, 53, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter after she admitted to giving her husband drinks laced with Visine.        

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Jan 17, 2020

Musician brings joy to boy living life in pain
The smile on this boy's face when he sees Michael Franti sing his song on stage is truly priceless. Special thanks to Michael Franti & Spearhead, Horizon Therapeutics, EB Research Partnership and Sing Me a Story Foundation who made this moment possible for John Hudson and his family.        

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Jan 17, 2020

Plane slides off taxiway in icy Kansas City
A Delta Airlines plane slid off the taxiway at Kansas City International Airport Friday morning due to icy conditions that also have closed schools and government offices. (Jan. 17)       

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Jan 17, 2020

A North Carolina teen was healthy and athletic. The flu killed her in days
Lacie Rian Fisher, 15, died suddenly from flu complications. Now, her parents urge others to get vaccinated. "No, it's not just a cold," her mom said.        

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Jan 17, 2020

Family behind popular Twitter account 'I've Pet That Dog' adopts new pup, Cookie
The family lost their dog, Walter, in July 2019, and adopted three-year-old Cookie on New Years Eve.        

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Jan 17, 2020

Groom accused of sexually assaulting underage server at his wedding gets probation
A South Jersey man will serve six years of probation after admitting to indecent exposure and simple assault at his wedding venue.        

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Jan 17, 2020

On This Day: 17 January 1927
Singer and actress Eartha Kitt was born in South Carolina. (Jan. 17)       

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Jan 17, 2020

In California: Yes, homeless people are from your town
It's a claim frequently made: Homeless people in town are from somewhere else. It's really not true. In related news, Gov. Newsom wraps up a homelessness tour in Oakland, where he promises to "own the issue." And planning a trip to Yosemite this long weekend? One word: norovirus.        

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Jan 17, 2020

Weekend winter storm will make travel 'hazardous' across central US and the Northeast
A storm is expected to dump snow and ice across a wide swath of the northern US starting Friday and into the weekend        

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Jan 17, 2020

Woman who poisoned husband with eye drops get 25 years in prison
Lana Sue Clayton, 53, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter after she admitted to giving her husband drinks laced with Visine.        

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Jan 17, 2020

ShowBiz Minute: Weinstein, Eminem, SAGs
Harvey Weinstein's lawyers want trial moved, calling it a "circus"; Eminem drops surprise album, advocates changes to gun laws; Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAGs presenters. (Jan. 17)       

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Jan 17, 2020

A 'blob' of warm ocean water killed 1 million seabirds in the Pacific, study says
The birds - a species known as the common murre - likely died of starvation due to the warm water, which severely disrupted the birds' food supply.       

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Jan 17, 2020

Florida woman who feeds alligators, vultures behind her home forced to pay $53K in fines
The property owners association said the feedings attracted flocks of defecating, vomiting vultures, as well as raccoons, alligators and a bobcat.        

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Jan 17, 2020

AP Top Stories January 17 A
Here's the latest for Friday January 17th: Impeachment trial begins; Senate passes US-Mexico-Canada trade deal; Pickup truck hits Illinois Starbucks; Snowstorms strand Western Washington residents.       

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Jan 17, 2020

Blanchett's new movie has 'unusual perspective' on 1970's women's movement
Cate Blanchett says that her latest role in "Mrs America" - playing conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly - is an unusual take on the story of the U.S. Equal Rights Amendment. (Jan. 17)       

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Jan 17, 2020

What is open and closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day?
Federal offices usually closed on the third Monday of every January to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.        

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Jan 17, 2020

Coast Guard suspends search after Texas collision
The Coast Guard suspended the search for two crew members missing after a deadly collision between a fishing boat and an oil tanker just off the Texas coast. Two other fishing boat crew members were pulled out of the water Tuesday, but one died. (Jan. 17)       

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Jan 17, 2020

Washington state storms cut mountain town power
Rural mountain communities outside Seattle that have been without power for days and cut off from the outside world by a series of winter storms. The storms dumped several feet of unusual snow in western Washington state. (Jan. 17)       

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Jan 17, 2020

Truck crashes into Starbucks, 4 hospitalized
A pickup truck slammed into an Illinois Starbucks on Thursday, injuring several people and causing massive damage to the coffee shop, police said. (Jan. 17)       

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Jan 17, 2020

Piglets rescued after Iowa truck crash
Authorities in Iowa had to round up more than 1,700 young pigs who were in a semi-trailer that overturned Thursday on a freeway just north of Des Moines. (Jan. 17)       

USATODAY National News
Jan 16, 2020

Today in History for January 17th
Highlights of Today in History: Benjamin Franklin born; Soviet and Polish forces liberate Warsaw; Eisenhower farewell address; Japan earthquake; Al Capone is born;Muhammad Ali born.       

USATODAY National News
Jan 16, 2020

In California: Yes, the homeless people are from your town
It's a claim frequently made: Homeless people in town are from somewhere else. It's really not true. In related news, Gov. Newsom wraps up a homelessness tour in Oakland, where he promises to "own the issue." And planning a trip to Yosemite this long weekend? One word: norovirus.        

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Jan 16, 2020

'Not really that funny': Someone glued a tiny sombrero on a pigeon in Reno
Washoe County Regional Animal Control director Shyanne Schull urged people not to glue things to pigeons.       

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Jan 16, 2020

Pentagon plans new security protocols in wake of Pensacola attack
Following the deadly shooting at NAS Pensacola, the Pentagon says it will soon revamp protocols for security and vetting at U.S. military bases.        

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Jan 16, 2020

Lev Parnas, ex-Rudy Giuliani ally, wants to testify against Trump to win leniency. Sound familiar?
Lev Parnas, an associate of Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, has given Congress evidence that could play into Trump's impeachment trial.        

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Jan 16, 2020

Muslim millennial dispels stereotypes for millions
Aimed at young Muslim women and girls, a website started by a teen after 9/11 has cultivated a global audience. (Jan. 16)       

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Jan 16, 2020

Tyga, Diplo, Migos, Kris Wu, Bella Hadid sit front row at Louis Vuitton men's show
The Louis Vuitton Menswear fall/winter 2020 show counted Tyga, Diplo, Migos, Kris Wu, Bella Hadid and more as guests. (Jan. 16)       

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Jan 16, 2020

Associated Press top stories from January 16th
Here are the top stories for Thursday, January 16th: Chief Justice, Senators sworn in for impeachment trial; Weinstein tries for change of venue, Hadid out as juror; Australia firefighters save rare trees; Sales of foam cheeseheads hot if Packers do well.        

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Jan 16, 2020

Officials reveal new evidence in NY cold cases
Officials stymied by a nine-year mystery after the discovery of 11 sets of human remains along a New York beach highway revealed a previously unreleased photo of a belt found at one of the crime scenes they say was handled by an unknown suspect. (Jan. 16)       

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Jan 16, 2020

Trump denies knowing Parnas as impeachment begins
President Donald Trump denies knowing a close associate of his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, who is publicly claiming Trump was directly involved in the effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden. (Jan. 16)       

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Jan 16, 2020

'This is my official public revealing': Ayanna Pressley shows her loss of hair from alopecia
'This is a word about why my black hair story is both personal and political,' Ayanna Presley said before sharing her struggling with alopecia.        

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Jan 16, 2020

Trump reaffirms protections for prayer in schools
President Donald Trump is taking steps to solidify his evangelical base by reaffirming students' rights to pray in public schools and giving religious organizations easier access to federal programs. (Jan. 16)       

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Jan 16, 2020

Study: 'Blob' of hot water killed a million seabirds in Pacific
The birds - a species known as the common murre - likely died of starvation due to the warm water, which severely disrupted the birds' food supply.       

USATODAY National News
Jan 16, 2020

Mariota helping Titans since being benched
The Titans benched quarterback Marcus Mariota in mid-October, but he has been helping during their playoff run by mimicking opposing quarterbacks in practice. He's also gotten into each of Tennessee's last three games. (Jan. 15)       

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Jan 16, 2020

Senators sworn in for Trump impeachment trial
The chief justice of the United States was sworn in Thursday to preside over President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, then immediately swore in the entire Senate body as jurors for only the third such proceeding in American history. (Jan. 16)       

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Jan 16, 2020

Senate passes USMCA trade deal
The Senate overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade agreement Thursday that rewrites the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico and gives President Donald Trump a major policy win. (Jan. 16)       

USATODAY National News
Jan 16, 2020

Video shows explosion after small plane crash
A small plane crashed into a Utah neighborhood, bursting into flames. The pilot was killed, but no one else was injured, (Jan. 15)       

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Jan 16, 2020

Biden to black church group: Trump fanning hate
Biden to black church group: Trump fanning hate       

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Jan 16, 2020

3 suspected neo-Nazi members arrested before Virginia gun rally
Three suspected members of neo-Nazi hate group, The Base, were arrested ahead of a pro-gun rally in Richmond, Virginia.        

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Jan 16, 2020

Did volcanoes kill the dinosaurs? Nope, it was all about the asteroid, new study finds
Some researchers think massive volcanic eruptions caused the death of the dinosaurs. A new study says an asteroid was the sole driver of extinction.       

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Jan 16, 2020

Foam cheesehead is hot when Packers do well
One Wisconsin cheese factory doesn't have milk, bacteria or fermentation. That's because it makes the famous foam cheesehead. Ralph Bruno's invention is a symbol of pride in Wisconsin and the Packers playoff run will likely boost sales (Jan. 16)       

USATODAY National News
Jan 16, 2020

AP Top Stories January 16 A
Here's the latest for Thursday, January 16: Articles of impeachment go to the Senate; Ukrainian police open investigation into Yovanovitch surveillance; Putin fast-tracks constitutional changes; Philippine volcano continues to blech and rumble.       

USATODAY National News
Jan 16, 2020

House presents articles of impeachment to Senate
Congress opened the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump Thursday with House Democrats reading the formal charges in the well of the Senate for only the third impeachment trial in U.S. history. (Jan. 16)       

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Jan 16, 2020

Pelosi: GAO confirms White House 'broke the law'
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says a federal watchdog's report on President Donald Trump's freeze of aid to Ukraine makes it more important for Congress to get new testimony and documents. (Jan. 16)       

USATODAY National News
Jan 16, 2020

'Hazardous' travel ahead: Weekend winter storm to wallop Midwest and Northeast with snow and ice
A winter storm will dump snow and ice across a wide swath of the northern USA on Friday and into the weekend.        

USATODAY National News
Jan 16, 2020

Family dog gives birth to lime green puppy named Hulk
At 6 days old, little "Hulk" is starting to look more like an Easter peep. His hue should fade under a steady routine of baths and licks from mom.        

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Jan 16, 2020

Woman with dementia who went missing for a week found alive in snow-stranded SUV
Paula Beth James, 68, was rescued Wednesday after a Butte County Sheriff's Office helicopter spotted a Toyota 4Runner covered in snow.       

USATODAY National News
Jan 16, 2020

This father-daughter wedding song goes back decades
It's been the soundtrack of their lives for this Army dad and his daughter, but when it played for their first dance, everyone lost it.        

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Jan 16, 2020

Black News Channel set to launch in February: 24-hour national outlet targets black viewers
After more than a decade of planning, a 24-hour national cable news channel targeting black viewers is scheduled to go live on February 10.        

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Jan 16, 2020

First malaria vaccine given to babies in Africa
Babies in three African nations are getting the first and only vaccine for malaria in a pilot program. World health officials want to see how well the vaccine works in Malawi, Ghana and Kenya before recommending its wider use. (Jan. 19)       

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Jan 16, 2020

Today in History for January 16th
Highlights of Today in History: Start of Operation Desert Storm;Space Shuttle Columbia lifts off;Prohibition takes effect ;Shah of Iran flees into exile;musical "Hello Dolly" opens.       

USATODAY National News
Jan 16, 2020

How did Martin Luther King Jr. Day become a federal holiday? Here's the history
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is observed yearly on the third Monday in January, but the push to make a federal holiday honoring him was controversial.       

USATODAY National News
Jan 16, 2020

'They were friends': Texas teen mistakenly shot, killed ROTC member in class, officials say
A 16-year-old student mistakenly shot his friend in their Houston-area high school's ROTC room before fleeing and being arrested, officials said.        

USATODAY National News
Jan 16, 2020

Harry steps back into the spotlight
Prince Harry undertakes his first public engagement since he announced he was stepping back from royal family, helping to unveil the fixtures for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup (Jan. 16)       

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Jan 16, 2020

'Women rising' but numbers falling: 2020 March tries to re-energize amid flagging enthusiasm
The Women's March, which made a huge splash in its 2017 debut, returns for a fourth iteration with less enthusiasm. What does that mean for the cause?        

USATODAY National News
Jan 16, 2020

Foxx: 'We don't make movies to win awards'
Actor Jamie Foxx says he is happy that "Just Mercy" has received NAACP and SAG nominations, but says he doesn't make movies with that in mind. (Jan. 16)       

USATODAY National News
Jan 16, 2020

Australia firefighters save rare trees from ruin
Australian authorities say a specialist firefighting team was able to help save prehistoric pine trees from wildfires which burned nearby. (Jan. 16)       

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