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September 22, 2020

FDA expected to issue stricter guidelines on vaccine emergency approval, Washington Post reports
The US Food and Drug Administration is expected to issue new, stricter guidelines for emergency authorization of coronavirus vaccines in a bid to gain more public trust of the vaccine, the Washington Post reported. ... More >>

Independent autopsy shows Dijon Kizzee was struck 15 times by LA Sheriff's deputies, according to family attorneys
An independent autopsy commissioned by the family of 29-year-old Black man Dijon Kizzee found that he was struck 15 times by Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies last month, attorneys for the family said Tuesday. ... More >>

Louisville police officer defends his role in Breonna Taylor case in email
One of the Louisville Metro Police officers who fired into Breonna Taylor's home the night she was killed sent a mass email to the department early Tuesday defending his actions and slamming the city's leadership, his attorney confirmed to CNN. ... More >>

Kentucky doctor who urged mask-wearing early on dies after 4-month battle with Covid-19
A Kentucky doctor who urged people to wear masks early on in the coronavirus pandemic died after battling the disease for four months. ... More >>

Second judge rules against USPS, says election mail must be prioritized
The US Postal Service must prioritize election mail and reverse some key policy changes imposed by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, a federal judge ruled on Monday, saying that "managerial failures" at the agency undermined the public's faith in mail-in voting. ... More >>

Want to vote in person? Here's how to judge the risk
CNN's Abby Phillip explains how states have made in-person voting safer and explores the issues voters should keep in mind when it comes to mail-in voting. ... More >>

Voter registration, explained
States require voters to register with election officials before casting a presidential ballot. ... More >>

Esper and Milley appear to adopt different strategies to deal with Trump as election approaches
The Pentagon's two most senior figures were so angry about President Donald Trump's unprecedented attack on senior military leadership earlier this month that they got on the phone with the White House chief of staff to express their dismay, according to several defense officials. ... More >>

Understanding mail-in voting in the US
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Send your stories about voting issues
Are you having difficulty registering or voting, whether in person or by mail? Are you worried about receiving or returning your mail-in ballot? Do you believe you have seen or received disinformation relating to voting information or the election? ... More >>

Chicken wings are hot. Big restaurant chains are paying attention
America's love for chicken wings has only grown during the pandemic. And big restaurant chains from Applebee's to Domino's want in. ... More >>

Tel Aviv set to become first city with electric roads that charge public transportation
The city of Tel Aviv is working on creating wireless electric roads to charge and power public transportation in the city. ... More >>

Reese's puts pretzels in peanut butter cups, because 'the hell with it, it's 2020'
This year has been far from sweet, so Reese's is embracing its salty side by adding pretzels to its peanut butter cups. ... More >>

Satellite tech to be used against hemlock woolly adelgid
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Cardi B, sister sued over encounter at beach
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Party forces schools to shift to remote learning
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Woman awoke to a collapsed roof -- and bees
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Few vendors backing out of MS state fair
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3 killed in "senseless violence" remembered
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Cops hunt man who tried to lure girl into car
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Crime committed by kids is on the rise
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96-year-old woman bowls no-tap 300
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Kitten found with gunshot wound, reward offered
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Sailor killed during Pearl Harbor attack laid to rest
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Dallas ISD offering classes on Hispanic heritage
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Toledo receives federal funds for lead paint hazards
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Amtrak reducing daily long-distance trains
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Historic trees threatened once again by road project
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Hospital coordinates wedding ceremony
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