Pete Buttigieg embraces LGBTQ history in 2020 bid, not defined by it

Pete Buttigieg embraces LGBTQ history in 2020 bid, not defined by it

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As Buttigieg explores a bid for the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, “it just makes me so happy,” said Robbins, president of College Democrats of Indiana.Just as not all women supported Hillary Clinton because she was female, Buttigieg isn't getting monolithic support from LGBTQ voters.

San Francisco seeks nation's first e-cigarette ban until FDA review

San Francisco seeks nation's first e-cigarette ban until FDA review

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Seeking to curb teen vaping, San Francisco officials on Tuesday introduced legislation to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes until the federal government regulates them.Voters in 2018 upheld the city's first-in-the-nation outright ban on the sale of flavored tobacco and flavored vaping liquids.

Belmont gets first March Madness win

Belmont gets first March Madness win

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Instead, Belmont senior guard Kevin McClain picked it up and dropped it into the basket.And yes, there was more pressure at hand because Belmont needed the first at-large bid in school history to get here.

Hallmark's 'When Calls the Heart' on hiatus after Lori Loughlin

Hallmark's 'When Calls the Heart' on hiatus after Lori Loughlin

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"When Calls the Heart," the Hallmark Channel series that once starred Lori Loughlin, is on a "creative hiatus" after cutting ties with the actress following the college cheating scandal.Hope Valley will return to your TV screens as soon as we can bring the episodes to you.

Houston Astros, Alex Bregman strike six-year, $100M deal

Houston Astros, Alex Bregman strike six-year, $100M deal

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The Houston Astros have reached an agreement with Bregman on a six-year, $100 million deal, a person with direct knowledge of the agreement told USA TODAY Sports.The person spoke only on the condition of anonymity because the deal has not been announced.

Jeff Jones, Old Dominion coach, fights prostate cancer

Jeff Jones, Old Dominion coach, fights prostate cancer

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As the confetti fell in front him, Old Dominion men's basketball coach Jeff Jones leaned against the scorer's table and buried his face in a towel.It doesn’t mean you won’t get prostate cancer, but if you (catch) it early, then oftentimes you can manage it and you can live with it for a long time.

Texas homeowners unknowingly had 45 rattlesnakes under their house

Texas homeowners unknowingly had 45 rattlesnakes under their house

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Texas homeowners thought there were a few snakes under their home, but a snake removal company soon recorded video of their hours-long work to remove 45 rattlesnakes from under the house.The video was shot near Abilene, Texas, on March 13, Nathan Hawkins — owner of Big Country Snake Removal  — told USA TODAY in a series of Facebook messages on Tuesday.

Strawberries, spinach, kale have the most

Strawberries, spinach, kale have the most

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If you're looking for another reason not to eat spinach or kale, you now have one.At the top of the advocacy group's latest roster, released Wednesday, is strawberries; nectarines and apples round out the top five.

Officials to hold interest rates steady, update forecast

Officials to hold interest rates steady, update forecast

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With the economic outlook growing cloudier in recent months, the Fed is virtually certain to hold rates steady, breaking from its pattern of hiking rates at every other meeting since December 2017.The rate hike forecast, in particular, “it’s going to grab the attention” of investors, says economist Kathy Bostjancic of Oxford Economics.

Venezuela's Maduro plans 'deep restructuring' of government: VP

Venezuela's Maduro plans 'deep restructuring' of government: VP

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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during his visit to the Hydroelectric Generation System on the Caroni River, near Ciudad Guayana, Bolivar State, Venezuela March 16, 2019.Miraflores Palace/Handout via REUTERS CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is planning a “deep restructuring” of his government, Vice President Delcy Rodriguez said on Sunday, as the country recovers from a prolonged blackout amid a power struggle with the opposition.

'Similarities' in crashes, Ethiopian official says

'Similarities' in crashes, Ethiopian official says

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Both doomed flights involved the new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, putting the onus on the American manufacturer to find the source of the catastrophic failure of its now-grounded plane.The Lion Air flight plunged into the Java Sea a few minutes after leaving Jakarta, killing all 189 aboard.

Midwest flooding triggered by bomb cyclone: Thousands evacuate

Midwest flooding triggered by bomb cyclone: Thousands evacuate

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Tuesday's storm won't match last week's "bomb cyclone" that triggered heavy snow, howling winds and several tornadoes, AccuWeather Meteorologist Jim Andrews said.But he said there is the potential for up to another inch of rain on areas that have no place to put the water.

USA TODAY Sports Brackets means your picks can't lose

USA TODAY Sports Brackets means your picks can't lose

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USA TODAY Sports has a new bracket game and it's the first of its kind to allow fans to switch their picks during live tournament games this March Madness.With USA TODAY Sports Brackets game, powered by Realtime Brackets, up to nine changes can be made up until the the last TV timeout under 4 minutes in the game.