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The Psychology of Fact Checking

1 second ago   |   Scientific American

Fact checkers aim to get closer to the truth, but their biases can shroud the very truth they seek
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Dad's Zoom Halloween costume for his daughter is scary good

2 hours ago   |   ABC

With COVID moving most of our social interactions online, it seems appropriate to add "Endless Zoom Meetings" to the list of spooky things.
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Here's a recap of the news you need for Sunday, Oct. 25

4 hours ago   |   ABC

This is the news made for you and your post-7 a.m. alarm!
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Popular LGBT rights advocate honored on day dedicated to her

10 hours ago   |   ABC

Oct. 24 will now forever mark Monica Katrice Roberts Day in Houston after Mayor Sylvester Turner dedicated the day to her.
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Fate of 'Deana's Law' faces roadblock; family fights to get law passed

14 hours ago   |   ABC

The DeRosa family in Delaware County has endured some of the worst life has to offer. In February 2019, Roseann and Richard's daughter Deana Eckman was killed by a repeat drunk...
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'Firefighters are fatigued': Crews gear up for extreme fire weather as PG&E PSPS threat looms across California

15 hours ago   |   ABC

PG&E could cut power to approximately 466,000 customers in 38 counties due to Sunday's forecasted wind event and high fire-risk conditions.
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WATCH LIVE: PG&E holds briefing on Public Safety Power Shutoff ahead of Sunday's high fire danger

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'Words do matter': Artificial intelligence helping review, change word choices in workplace

17 hours ago   |   ABC

"I think that words do matter, so I think that you do have to be very mindful of the words that you use." Companies are developing software to monitor and change word choices...
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ABC13 Evening News for Oct. 24, 2020

17 hours ago   |   ABC

Time to get caught up! This is the news made for your evening.
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Global LGBT rights icon Monica Roberts remembered at service

17 hours ago   |   ABC

The Houston trans rights icon blazed a trail that had a worldwide reach.
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Pope names 13 new cardinals, includes US Archbishop Gregory

Pope names 13 new cardinals, includes US Archbishop Gregory

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis on Sunday named 13 new cardinals, including Washington D.C. Archbishop Wilton Gregory, who would become the first Black U.S. prelate to earn the... Read more ...

Vice President Pence to keep up travel despite contact with infected aide

Vice President Pence to keep up travel despite contact with infected aide

Vice President Mike Pence plans to maintain an aggressive campaign schedule this week despite his exposure to a top aide who tested positive for the coronavirus, the White... Read more ...

Afghanistan claims killing an al-Qaida leader wanted by FBI

Afghanistan claims killing an al-Qaida leader wanted by FBI

Afghanistan claimed Sunday it killed a top al-Qaida propagandist on an FBI most-wanted list during an operation in the country's east. Read more ...

Wild back-and-forth in Game 4, unbelievable 9th inning comeback leads to...

Wild back-and-forth in Game 4, unbelievable 9th inning comeback leads to Tampa Bay win, tied World Series

The Rays defeated the Dodgers 8-7 in a wild back-and-forth and comeback to tie the series at 2-2. Read more ...

Pence's chief of staff, Marc Short, tests positive for Covid-19, VP isn't...

Pence's chief of staff, Marc Short, tests positive for Covid-19, VP isn't infected - spokesman

Marc Short, who is known as VP Mike Pence's closest aide, has been infected with the coronavirus, Pence's spokesman has confirmed, adding that VP's own test came back negative... Read more ...

Lee Kun-Hee, chairman of Samsung, dead at 78

Lee Kun-Hee, chairman of Samsung, dead at 78

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Reports: Vice President Pence adviser tests positive for coronavirus

Reports: Vice President Pence adviser tests positive for coronavirus

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Pelosi will seek another term as House Speaker if Democrats control chamber

Pelosi will seek another term as House Speaker if Democrats control chamber

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday that she will seek another term in the speakership if the Democrats maintain control of the US House of Representatives after the... Read more ...

Police use stun grenades to disperse protesters after massive march in...

Police use stun grenades to disperse protesters after massive march in Minsk, ‘gunfire' reported

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One of last GOP holdouts, Alaska Sen. Murkowski says she backs Barrett for...

One of last GOP holdouts, Alaska Sen. Murkowski says she backs Barrett for Supreme Court

Barrett likely already had enough backing to be confirmed, but Murkowski's support gives her an extra boost. Read more ...