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The deadly shooting occurred during dueling right- and left-wing protests in downtown Denver
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Trump's Virus TreatmentEven before the president was given mood-altering drugs, there was a movement to end the commander in chief's sole authority to launch nuclear weapons.
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Denver 'Patriot Rally'The Colorado man accused of gunning down a right-wing demonstrator in Denver while guarding a local TV news crew was not licensed to work as a security guard, according to a news report. Matthew... Dolloff, 30, who was identified as a Pinkerton detective agency employee hired by 9News-TV after the Saturday afternoon shooting, does not...
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Margaret Nolan, iconicMargaret Nolan was the center of everything cool in the 1960s, appearing in "Goldfinger" and "A Hard Day's Night" both in 1964. She died at age 76.       
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'Blade Runner' Oscar PistoriusDisgraced "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius has turned to God while locked up for the murder of his model girlfriend — and is begging for her family’s forgiveness, according to a report on Sunday.... The Paralympic gold medalist — who is serving 13 years and five months in a South African prison for the shooting of...
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A group of longtime Republican strategists who have worked with the likes of John McCain and George W. Bush have launched a scorching campaign against the president. Lesley Stahl reports.
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Fauci says he didn't givePresident Trump's campaign is engaged in another war of words with Dr. Anthony Fauci after Fauci said the campaign is running an ad featuring him without his permission.
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Trump blasts Antifa afterA crowd of about 200 people marched through Portland on Sunday, tearing down the two statues, breaking windows at the Oregon Historical Society and damaging storefronts.
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In Former Taliban Stronghold, Defiant Women Hit the Gym

The New York Times - 12 Oct 2020 15:44
In Former Taliban Stronghold,A women's health club in Kandahar challenges conservative Afghan traditions that vilify exercise for women. Many work out secretly.
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One piece of alleged extremistLaw enforcement is on high alert in Michigan as alleged plot involving alleged anti-government activists included targeting police.       
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Texas high school footballA Texas high school football coach was fatally shot in front of children outside a sports complex during a family-related dispute, police and witnesses said. Derwyn Lauderdale, a 29-year-old wide... receivers coach and physical education teacher at Travis High School in Richmond, was shot in the abdomen Saturday in the parking lot at the Seabourne...
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Suspect who cut baby out ofThe heavily pregnant Texas woman who died when her unborn baby was cut from her womb was murdered by a "friend," according to an online fundraiser.
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Trump wants to hold dailyPresident Trump has asked his campaign to get him back on the campaign trail every single day between now and the November election, according to a report. The commander-in-chief’s reelection team,... according to Axios, is now working to schedule events for the remainder of the 2020 election cycle. Trump was forced to start campaigning virtually...
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Jennifer Doudna, New Nobel Laureate, on Science and Covid

The New York Times - 12 Oct 2020 14:57
Jennifer Doudna, New NobelMonday: A conversation with the U.C. Berkeley professor who shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Also: A call for first-time voters.
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Iran has highest daily virusFor the second day in a row, Iran announced its highest single-day death toll.
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After a Year in the Ice, theThe research ship Polarstern docked in Germany after nearly 13 months studying the rapidly changing region.
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The coastal city will test all nine million residents during the next five days with some areas locked down.
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Pregnant Texas woman, unbornA pregnant 22-year-old Texas woman was killed, along with her unborn child, when another woman cut the baby from her womb, a report said. The two were found dead about 10:20 a.m. Friday inside a home... in New Boston, the Texarkana Gazette reported, citing authorities. The woman was about seven-and-a-half months pregnant, the report said....
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Black man who police led byA black man who was led by a rope through a Texas street by two white cops on horseback last year has filed a $1 million lawsuit against the city of Galveston and its police department. Donald Neely,... 44, is seeking damages for emotional distress, saying he suffered "embarrassment, humiliation and fear” during the Aug....
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First death linked toThe death of an 86-year-old man in Louisiana on Sunday was the first fatality linked to the since-downgraded Hurricane Delta, officials said. The elderly victim died in a fire that ignited from the... refueling of a generator, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said. “If you are using a generator, please be safe,” Edwards warned on...
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The for-profit prison industry has spent more money on the upcoming election than any on record--and the vast majority of the donations are going to Republicans. During this election cycle, private... prison PACs, employees, and their families have given $2.1 million to candidates, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. This is no surprise: The […]
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Asteroid 2020 SO, as it is formally known, appears to be a Centaur upper rocket stage that successfully propelled NASA's Surveyor 2 lander to the moon in 1966 before it was discarded.
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Enormous pro-Biden displayAn enormous Joe Biden display made from 19 bales of hay was set ablaze across from a Massachusetts farm on Friday, a report said. The political message, which read "USA — Vote Biden Harris 2020,"... was built by Dicken Crane, owner of Holiday Brook Farm, and a few other helpers a day before it was...
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A Japanese jazz pianist was beaten in a New York City subway station, requiring him to be hospitalized, according to the New York City Police Department and the man's family.
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Labs across the globe have mobilized in historic fashion to try to find a treatment for COVID-19. Scott Pelley reports on which therapeutics are causing optimism.
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