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Women of the YearMeet the honorees ‚≠ź
     

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Understanding inflationWhy prices rise
     

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Tornado, storm destruction spans several states: 18 people dead; US power outages spike to 900kDozens of tornadoes were reported as fierce storms ravaged multiple states Friday night. At least 18 people are dead. Follow live updates.
     

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Final Four staff predictions for Connecticut-Miami and Florida Atlantic-San Diego State showdownsFour teams will play Saturday in Houston in the Final Four of the NCAA men's basketball tournament. Our staff makes their predictions for both games.
     

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DeSantis blasts 'weaponization' of Trump indictment, says no to extraditionFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis - a potential rival to Donald Trump for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination - defended the former president.
     

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Kaley Cuoco welcomes first child with boyfriend Tom Pelphrey: 'The new light of our lives'Kaley Cuoco shared a series of photos of the newborn baby on Instagram with photos of the baby girl wrapped in a hospital blanket with a large bow.
     

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Donald Trump using antisemitic rhetoric to get political donations after indictmentWithin hours of news of his indictment, Donald Trump started asking for political donations. They include antisemitic tropes and nods to QAnon.
     

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NCAA men's Final Four live updates: San Diego State vs. Florida Atlantic, UConn vs. MiamiHouston is the site of the men's Final Four this weekend, with FAU vs. SDSU and UConn vs. Miami setting the table.
     

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In Nashville shooting, police officers were heroes. But no one wants to be a hero anymore.We need more officers like Nashville's Rex Engelbert and Michael Collazo. But few young people want to serve in law enforcement or the military today.
     

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Trump is first ex-president to be indicted. But he's not the first to run indicted, or convictedTrump is the first former president to face criminal charges, but other American politicians have been indicted or convicted while running.
     

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A popular underground pipe fix is making people sick: Here's what we learned from our investigation.Five key takeaways you need to know from our investigation about noxious fumes from cured-in-place pipe lining projects now happening coast to coast.
     

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American Indian, Alaska Native communities face 'disproportionate burden' of poor oral healthAmerican Indians and Native Alaskans face oral health disparities rooted in structural racism and worsened by socioeconomic challenges, a study found.
     

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Clippers assistant coach Jay Larranaga rooting for father, Jim, and Miami in men's Final FourJay Larranaga may get in-game updates from team staffers as his dad, Jim, leads Miami against Connecticut. Otherwise, his focus is on the Clippers.
     

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8 photos show Fort Myers Beach's wounded landscape six months after Hurricane IanThe News-Press photographer Ricardo Rolon took images above Fort Myers Beach using a drone to see the landscape six months after Hurricane Ian.
     

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This week in politics: Donald Trump indicted; Gun reform unlikely after Nashville shootingUnprecedented. That's what the country faces after a New York grand jury voted this week to indict Donald Trump on unspecified criminal charges.
     

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Iowa star Caitlin Clark steals the show with performance for the ages against South CarolinaCaitlin Clark finished with 41 points and eight assists as Iowa snapped South Carolina's 42-game winning streak. The Hawkeyes will play LSU on Sunday.
     

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These states want a cut of your Social Security check. Do you live in one of them?Which states tax Social Security? Most states don't tax Social Security but some do. Here's which ones they are, and how they might do it.
     

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Trump indictment came after DA reviewed hush money payment to Playboy model Karen McDougalIt was not clear whether the $150,000 payment to former Playboy model Karen McDougal is part of the Trump case, which remains under seal.
     

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The Samsung Galaxy A54 is under $200‚ÄĒpre-order the affordable smartphone todayBeat the rush for the latest in smartphone tech by pre-ordering the new Samsung Galaxy A54 caller with this limited-time offer.
     

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Who killed Mary Yocono? Hit-and-run death of Ohio restaurant matriarch in 1985 unsolvedMary Yocono was killed in a hit-and-run crash in 1985 in West Akron, Ohio. Her family still hopes for answers in the restaurant matriarch's death.
     

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Why South Carolina star Aliyah Boston should return to school for a fifth seasonAliyah Boston can do something special if she bypasses the WNBA Draft for now and uses her extra year of eligibility to return to South Carolina.
     

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Bomb threats and picture books: A transgender drag performer navigates a time of turmoilShe knew that any show, in the midst of an escalating culture war over transgender rights and drag performances, meant putting her identity on the front lines.
     

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Brands pulling April Fools' Day pranks can fall flat. Just ask Volkswagen and Google.Saturday is April Fools' Day. For some, April 1 is the best day for jokes and pranks. But companies and brands walk a fine line to avoid backlash.
     

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Patient left legally blind in 2013 hasn't gotten a dime of $21M malpractice award. Here's whyA jury awarded a Kentucky woman and her husband $21.3M after she was left legally blind after hernia surgery. But the clinic filed for bankruptcy.
     

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Trial of Lori Vallow Daybell, Idaho mother accused of killing her children, begins Monday: Here's what to knowAfter many delays, the bizarre murder trial of Lori Vallow Daybell, an Idaho mom accused of killing her two kids in 2020, finally begins.
     

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Juan Merchan, judge in Trump Organization trial, expected to preside at Trump arraignmentJuan Merchan is more than familiar with the players in Donald Trump's orbit, having presided over last year's fraud trial of Trump's company.
     

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Man's best friend meets shoppers' worst enemy: Pet food inflationShoppers have been struggling with ever-higher pet food prices for months. Some relief may be on the way.
     

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IRS audit: What triggers it and what are red flags that increase the chance of being auditedWhat triggers an IRS tax audit? Make sure to correctly report your income from a W-2 or similar tax form. If you don't it may trigger an audit.
     

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'I'm still alive': Pope Francis leaves hospital after bronchitis treatmentPope Francis was hospitalized Wednesday for a respiratory infection. His recovery is "normal" and he was discharged from the hospital Saturday.
     

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TikTok's next move could affect millions. We break down the platform's global dominance.Should TikTok be banned? We look at the number of users who could be affected.
     

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'You are good enough': Michelle Obama, Goldie Hawn and our Women of the Year share adviceUSA TODAY's Women of the Year program recognizes 12 national honorees, as well as one notable woman from each state, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico.
     

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Visualizing Taylor Swift Eras Tour's epic 44-song set list and tracking its surprisesThe Eras Tour encompasses 44 songs across Taylor Swift's 10 albums over a three-hour set.
     

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Women of the Year honoree Sandra Day O'Connor's mark on Supreme Court still prominent todaySandra Day O'Connor is the first woman to be appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court. After leaving the court she became an advocate for civics education.
     

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