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AP Debrief: Intense fighting between Israel, Hamas

Fighting between Israel and Hamas has gone on long enough, and is intense enough, that the Associated Press considers the two sides to be at war. Joe Federman of the Associated Press explains. (May 17)       [Author: AP Domestic]
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Biden expresses support for Israel, Gaza cease-fire amid pressure from own party

The violence in Israel and Gaza isn't just a foreign policy crisis for President Joe Biden. It's also a fraught political debate in his own party.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Israeli government tweets rocket emojis amid Gaza conflict

The tweets were sent from the official Twitter account of the State of Israel a week after airstrikes left hundreds dead       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Trans law debates affect doctors and families in the South

Advocates say public debates and a flurry of bills have affected families with trans children and sewn confusion about what gender-affirming care means.       [Author: The American South]
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Trial for Brooklyn Center Officer Kim Potter in shooting of Daunte Wright could start in December; city OKs sweeping changes in policing

The case against a white, former police officer who was charged in the fatal shooting of a Black man in Brooklyn Center will proceed, a judge ruled.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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US to share 80 million vaccine doses with the world; Biden says infections down in all 50 states: Latest COVID-19 updates

The US send at least 80 million doses of coronavirus vaccines overseas by the end of June; infections down in all 50 states. Latest COVID-19 news.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Braves pitcher Huascar Ynoa suffers broken hand from punching dugout bench

Atlanta's Huascar Ynoa, who gained fame earlier this season for his slugging, will be out a couple months with fractured bone in his pitching hand.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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New York Racing Association temporarily suspends trainer Bob Baffert

Trainer Bob Baffert, whose Medina Spirit had a positive drug test, is temporarily barred from entering horses at Belmont, Saratoga and Aqueduct.       [Author: USA TODAY Sports]
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Ariana Grande marries fiancé Dalton Gomez in weekend wedding

Ariana Grande married fiancé, real estate agent Dalton Gomez over the weekend, Grande's representative Michelle Margolis confirmed.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Hotel industry eases mask guidance for vaccinated guests

The hotel industry is easing mask and social distancing guidance for vaccinated guests in the USA on the heels of new CDC guidance.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Trans law debates are impacting doctors and families in the South

Advocates say public debates and flurry of bills have impacted families with trans children and sewn confusion about what gender-affirming care means.       [Author: The American South]
Tags: News, South, The American South


Violence in Gaza fuels tension in Washington as Democrats' support for Palestinians grows

The violence in Israel and Gaza isn't just a foreign policy crisis for President Joe Biden. It's also a fraught political debate in his own party.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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'You don't want to try this case twice': The trial of Cristhian Bahena Rivera, accused of killing Mollie Tibbetts, to begin

As the accused killer of Mollie Tibbetts goes to trial, Iowa attorneys draw comparisons between the cases of Cristhian Bahena Rivera and Derek Chauvin.       [Author: Des Moines Register]
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Denver Broncos make groundbreaking hire, adding Kelly Kleine to front office

Former Vikings player personnel exec and college scout Kelly Kleine takes over as Broncos' director of football operations.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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'We feel we have the right person': Los Angeles officials arrest suspect in Palisades Fire

A suspect has been arrested in Los Angeles' Palisades Fire, which has burned 1,325 acres and forced about 1,000 out of their homes.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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US to share 80 million vaccine doses with the world; US infections down in all 50 states: Latest COVID-19 updates

The US send at least 80 million doses of coronavirus vaccines overseas by the end of June; infections down in all 50 states. Latest COVID-19 news.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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House chairman proposes $1.9B emergency spending for Capitol security after Jan. 6 riot

The head of the House Appropriations Committee proposes $1.9 billion in emergency spending to beef up Capitol security after the Jan. 6 riot.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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'It's real easy to get a gun': How ample access, lax laws pushed a city's gun violence to new heights

Easy access to firearms coupled with Kentucky's minimal gun controls are fueling Louisville gun violence to historic heights.       [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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Black homeowner had a white friend stand in for third appraisal: Her home value doubled

A Black woman sought three appraisals for her home when she couldn't figure out why the values were so low compared to nearby sales.       [Author: Indianapolis Star]
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Shark Week fans: A new Discovery series to sink your teeth into; Brad Paisley, Tiffany Haddish test the waters

Fans of Discovery's Shark Week have a new series to sink their teeth into, USA TODAY has exclusively learned. "Shark Academy" will debut this summer.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Bucknell University condemns 'horrific' attack on LGBTQ residence: 'We are outraged and sorrowful'

In a letter to Bucknell, the RA described 20 former TAE fraternity members attempting to break in at Tower House, the Fran's House affinity residence       [Author: USA TODAY]
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'Sightings all over the world.' Another former federal official discusses UFOs, upcoming congressional report

The director of National Intelligence and secretary of defense were tasked with creating the upcoming report for Congress, expected by June 1.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Miss Universe contestants use the stage to advocate for political, social rights issues

During the Miss Universe 2021 competition, contestants took the stage to advocate for political and social issues.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Discovery swims with first Shark Week series; Brad Paisley and Tiffany Haddish join annual event

Fans of Discovery's Shark Week have a new series to sink their teeth into, USA TODAY has exclusively learned. "Shark Academy" will debut this summer.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Water levels drop in Great Lakes after record-breaking highs in 2020

Water levels decreased in all of the Great Lakes this spring, thanks to a lack of snowmelt and few rainstorms.       [Author: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
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Joel Greenberg pleads guilty to sex trafficking, will cooperate in other investigations

Former Seminole Tax Collector Joel Greenberg was expected to plead guilty in a case with wider implications for the state's Republican Party.       [Author: The Daytona Beach News-Journal]
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Target, CVS end mask requirements for fully vaccinated customers, joining Walmart, Starbucks and more

Target has dropped its mask requirement for fully vaccinated customers, joining with Walmart, Trader Joe's, Starbucks, Costco and other businesses.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Hungry black bear climbs onto porch to grab a snack from a bird feeder

A hungry black bear balanced on a porch railing to grab a snack from a lonesome bird feeder.       [Author: Storyful]
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says he'll pardon violators of local mask, distancing laws

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said he'll grant pardons to those who break local mask and social distancing ordinances.       [Author: Tallahassee Democrat]
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AAPI pride: Asian and Pacific Islander heritage helps lift America to what it must be

Anti-Asian hate protests are changing America – just as Asian American and Pacific Islander accomplishments are uplifting it. These voices share how.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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