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Tips to protect yourself

Jessica Guynn   | USA TODAY Show Caption Hide Caption US cyber attack: ‘Grave risk’ for private sector, infrastructure, federal government Officials reviewing compromises to Department of Energy, including nuclear administration and other sectors in massive hacking campaign. USA TODAY Individual Americans don’t need to worry – at least not immediately – that their personal information was […]

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2020 TV premieres

Erin Jensen   | USA TODAY Show Caption Hide Caption New spring TV shows to binge, how the pandemic is affecting fall TV USA TODAY TV Critic Kelly Lawler breaks down her must-see TV shows of the spring and talks about how the pandemic is affecting production. Continuing to social distance leaves us with a lot […]

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RBG’s impact

Richard Wolf   | USA TODAY WASHINGTON – Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday at the age of 87, surrounded by her family. Only the second woman to serve on the nation’s highest court, she dressed for decisions and dissents. She had a special collar, or jabot, for announcing majority opinions from the bench and […]

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Elections 2020

Voter Guide Voter Tools I want to … Register to Vote (Takes about 2 minutes) See If I Am Registered to Vote (Takes about 30 seconds) Get My Absentee Ballot (Takes about 2 minutes) Get Election Reminders (Takes about 15 seconds) Information is available to both Vote.org and Gannett Media Group sites HELPFUL LINKS More […]

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Preparing for a natural disaster

Natural disasters have added an extra layer of mayhem in a year that the country is already reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic. From devastating wildfires in the West, to deadly hurricanes in Texas and Louisiana, to a destructive derecho in Iowa, 2020 has been an unforgettable year for weather extremes across the nation. It’s more […]

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Experts stress caution

Erin Jensen USA TODAY Published 7:38 PM EDT Sep 11, 2020 Will Americans ghost Halloween this year? The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health made headlines Wednesday after it prohibited Halloween activities, like trick-or-treating, and later revised its guidelines to say celebrations are permitted, but are not recommended. Though some amusement parks and cities have modified […]

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Labor Day 2020 shopping

Shayna Murphy and Melissa Lee Reviewed.com Published 8:28 PM EDT Sep 3, 2020 — Recommendations are independently chosen by Reviewed’s editors. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission. Labor Day weekend might still be a few days away, but thanks to the incredible appliance deals happening at major retailers, such as […]

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Top 50 TV shows to watch

Kelly Lawler USA TODAY Published 8:16 AM EDT Sep 4, 2020 What do Tyra Banks, Liz Lemon and Soviet spies have in common? They’re all on Amazon Prime Video.  The retail giant’s streaming service, like rivals Netflix and Hulu, updates its film and TV catalogue monthly, bringing in new TV shows and movies and older series like “30 […]

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COVID-19 vaccine

Liz Szabo Kaiser Health News Published 4:37 PM EDT Sep 2, 2020 Millions of Americans count on a COVID-19 vaccine to curb the pandemic and return life to normal. Though one or more options could be available toward the end of this year or early next, the path to delivering vaccines to 330 million people remains unclear […]