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Americans: Citizens or natives of the United States of America
Americans are nationals and citizens of the United States of America. Although nationals and citizens make up the majority of Americans, many dual citizens, expatriates, and permanent residents may also claim American nationality. The United States is home to people of many ethnic origins. As a result, American culture and law does not equate nationality with race or ethnicity, but with citizenship and permanent allegiance.

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Chris Christie Admits He Was ‘Wrong’ to Not Wear a Mask [Video]

Chris Christie Admits He Was ‘Wrong’ to Not Wear a Mask

Christie has spoken out about his recent hospitalisation due to coronavirus and urged Americans to take COVID-19 “very seriously”.

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Higher U.S. jobless claims fuel economic angst [Video]

Higher U.S. jobless claims fuel economic angst

The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits unexpectedly rose last week, which could heighten fears the COVID-19 pandemic was inflicting lasting damage to the labor market. Conway..

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Amid record early votes, a battle over ballots [Video]

Amid record early votes, a battle over ballots

[NFA] Fears of contracting the novel coronavirus have pushed Americans to cast over ten million early votes in the 2020 election, and Republicans and Democrats are locked in a battle over those..

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Apple's new 'iPhone 12' has a 5G problem [Video]

Apple's new 'iPhone 12' has a 5G problem

5G will finally get its U.S. closeup with the expected debut of Apple Inc's next iPhone on Tuesday. But the blazing speeds promised will not materialize for most Americans. Conway G. Gittens has more.

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Trump faces a 'Gray Revolt' among older voters [Video]

Trump faces a 'Gray Revolt' among older voters

Once a solidly Republican voting bloc, Reuters polling shows older Americans are increasingly throwing their support behind Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden ahead of Election Day. This..

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Trump says catching COVID-19 a 'blessing from God' [Video]

Trump says catching COVID-19 a 'blessing from God'

U.S. President Donald Trump declared that catching the coronavirus was a "blessing from God" that exposed him to experimental treatments he vowed would become free for all Americans, in a video address..

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COVID-19 dominates Pence-Harris VP debate [Video]

COVID-19 dominates Pence-Harris VP debate

Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic challenger Kamala Harris clashed early and often over the Trump administration's handling of the coronavirus pandemic during their debate on Wednesday, as the..

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Most Americans Disapprove of Trump's Response to Contracting COVID-19, Poll Says [Video]

Most Americans Disapprove of Trump's Response to Contracting COVID-19, Poll Says

Trump was diagnosed with coronavirus and admitted to Walter Reed Medical Center on Friday, He was discharged Monday night.

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Donald Trump returns to White House after hospital admission for Covid-19 [Video]

Donald Trump returns to White House after hospital admission for Covid-19

President Donald Trump left the military hospital where he has been receivingtreatment for Covid-19, immediately igniting a new controversy by declaringthat despite his illness the nation should not be..

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Back at White House, Trump says don't fear COVID [Video]

Back at White House, Trump says don't fear COVID

[NFA] President Donald Trump told Americans "to get out there" and not fear COVID-19 as he returned to the White House on Monday after a three-night hospital stay to be treated for the virus and..

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Donald Trump leaves hospital after coronavirus treatment [Video]

Donald Trump leaves hospital after coronavirus treatment

*Quality as incoming* Donald Trump has walked out of the military hospital where he received an unprecedented level of care for Covid-19 for three days, saying that despite his illness the nation..

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Justin Bieber Sends Crocs' Share Price Soaring [Video]

Justin Bieber Sends Crocs' Share Price Soaring

As millions of Americans are now working at home, dress shoe sales have plunged by 71%. But one 'ugly' shoe brand is taking a big bite: Crocs. Business Insider reports the maker of the holey, squeaky,..

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Americans react following first presidential debate [Video]

Americans react following first presidential debate

Reactions from people in Pennsylvania following the US presidential debate inOhio. The presidential debate was the first debate in the 2020 presidentialcampaign.

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Less Americans Will Celebrate Halloween [Video]

Less Americans Will Celebrate Halloween

According to a survey this week from the National Retailers' Federation less Americans will celebrate Halloween. Just 58% of Americans surveyed say they will celebrate Halloween. However, average..

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Since You're Probably Stuck Inside Anyway, Here's How To Self-Tan Your Face [Video]

Since You're Probably Stuck Inside Anyway, Here's How To Self-Tan Your Face

By now, most Americans have gotten the memo that the sun can seriously damage skin, leading to wrinkles, dryness, and even skin cancer. But according to Allure, the alternative way of getting a..

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Frugal Grocery Shopping's Compromise Hack [Video]

Frugal Grocery Shopping's Compromise Hack

Tens of millions of Americans are facing a pandemic-driven tight budget, and it's tempting to want to rein in spending. A tried-and-true method for cutting down food expenditures is to set aside a..

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Absentee or early voting? Here is the best way to vote in 2020, according to experts and activists

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Trump Promised Seniors Drug Discount Cards. They May Be Illegal.

A proposal announced by President Trump last month was to send older Americans $200 discount cards to offset prescription costs. It’s not going to happen before the election, and maybe not ever.
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Who needs a second round of stimulus checks the most?

Millions of Americans are waiting for lawmakers on Capitol Hill to come to an agreement on a second coronavirus stimulus package. It's been months now since funds from the original CARES Act ran out...
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Racism turned their neighborhood into 'Cancer Alley.' Now they're dying from COVID-19.

Americans living in "Cancer Alley" suffer from high rates of cancer. In this six-part series, USA TODAY investigates how racism fuels COVID-19 deaths.  
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COVID-19 cases are surging and experts say it could get worse

Experts are warning that they expect to see newly confirmed cases of coronavirus soar in the coming weeks, and that Americans should brace for a several "tough months" ahead. Dr. Luiza Petre, a..
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There's still no stimulus deal. What does that mean for you?

Another stimulus package is still in negotiation, delaying urgently needed COVID-19 relief to Americans at a time of financial hardship for millions.
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Dave Matthews on importance of voting, how voters can get ready for election

With under two weeks until the election, Dave Matthews and other big-name musicians are teaming up with HeadCount to make sure Americans are ready to vote. Matthews tells "CBS This Morning" about how..
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'No more excuses': Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse urging Americans in Canada to vote

Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse has joined with his team in a very public campaign to get Americans living in Canada to vote.
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The 'shocking' impact of COVID-19: Americans, young and old, have lost 2.5 million years of life, Harvard researcher says

COVID-19 has cost Americans 2.5 million years of life and roughly half that loss comes from people who died in middle age, Harvard scientist says.
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What will sway Americans to take a COVID-19 vaccine? Efficacy, adverse effects and politics, survey says

According to the survey of nearly 2,000 adults, people were most swayed by vaccine efficacy, adverse effects, duration of protection and politics.
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Americans want their vote to count. Here's what voters need to know about their rights

As the Nov. 3 election approaches, the fear and cynicism among American voters is undeniable. Here's what you should know before voting.
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Americans face financial hardship as Congress debates COVID-19 aid

Frustration is growing as Congress tries to agree on money for coronavirus testing, unemployment benefits and schools. Janet Shamlian reports.
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When retirement arrives sooner than expected: What to do, what to know

Although Americans typically assume they will retire when they want, and on their own terms, many are in for a surprise
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How art, history and philanthropy can bridge Americans' political divisions

By elevating public discourse through art, culture, philanthropy and faith traditions, we can begin to heal our divisions.
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Dentists expected to raise fees, exit family practices as pandemic keeps patients away despite safety measures

Millions of Americans are delaying dental appointments due to concerns about the coronavirus, prompting increased fees and fewer family practices.
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FLICC: One acronym communication experts use to identify misinformation online

Since Twitter began to ramp up its efforts to stop the spread of misinformation online, at least eight of President Trump's tweets have been flagged for misleading information. John Cook, a research..
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China Threatens to Detain Americans if U.S. Prosecutes Chinese Scholars

American officials said China had insisted that the Justice Department not proceed with cases against the arrested scholars, who are in the Chinese military and face charges of visa fraud.
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John Dickerson on the perils of polls

As we get closer to Election Day, and after millions of Americans have already cast their ballots in early voting, John Dickerson of "60 Minutes" reflects on the uncertainty of political polling, and..
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"Sunday Morning" Full Episode 10/18

Hosted by Jane Pauley. In our cover story, David Pogue looks at how extreme weather events are bringing the issue of climate change home to more and more Americans. Plus: Serena Altschul talks with..
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Who's undecided? Donald Trump's toughest hurdle to pull off a win: Most minds are made up

Few Americans say they are undecided about who they will vote for this election, posing a problem for Presidential Donald Trump as early turnout soars.
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US and Italy – current and former COVID-19 epicenters – are worlds apart in pandemic approach

From leaders on down, Italians have reacted very differently than Americans when it comes to COVID-19, including major mask-wearing.
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Biden draws higher ratings than Trump in dueling town halls

More Americans watched Biden on ABC than Trump on NBC, MSNBC and CNBC combined, according to Nielsen data.
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Tackling food insecurity in the U.S. as hunger grows due to COVID-19 panddemic

Millions of Americans are living without adequate access to food, and with the surging number of cases of COVID-19 nationwide we are seeing growing issues with food security. The Rockefeller Foundation..
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A Regulatory Rush by Federal Agencies to Secure Trump’s Legacy

With the president’s re-election in doubt, cabinet departments are scrambling to finish dozens of new rules affecting millions of Americans.
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AP Poll: Voters see Trump reelection dividing US

The overwhelming majority of Americans believe the nation is divided about its most important values, and most say those divisions would worsen should President Donald Trump win a second term,..
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Winter is coming: How can I stay safe indoors from the coronavirus during cold seasons?

Health experts are concerned coronavirus cases could spike again as cooler temperatures from the fall and winter force Americans back indoors.
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Families face financial devastation amid economic fallout from coronavirus

As millions of Americans struggle to pay bills during the coronavirus pandemic, talks on a new round of federal relief remain stuck in neutral. Carter Evans reports.
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AP-NORC Poll: Voters skeptical of Trump's health

Less than 3 weeks from Election Day, a majority of Americans are highly critical of President Donald Trump's handling of both the coronavirus pandemic and his own infection, according to a new poll..
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Obama urges Americans to vote early

"It could come down to a handful of voters just like you," former President Obama said.
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Americans torn between taking a vacation and avoiding the coronavirus, surveys find

AAA and Travelocity, in separate surveys, found travelers are wary of the coronavirus but some may still make fall or holiday trips.
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Trump's move to ban racial sensitivity training cements his desire to divide Americans

Trump is desperate to silence Americans who want to engage, grow and become better friends and co-workers. His desire to stifle our progress will fail.
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Dr. Fauci on COVID surge, Trump's recovery, holiday travel and more - Full interview

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, tells CBS Evening News anchor and managing editor Norah O'Donnell that Americans need to "double down" on mask-wearing and social..
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Nonprofits face grim outlook as worried Americans cut back on donations during COVID-19 pandemic

Charitable giving has fallen during the COVID-19 pandemic as many people fear losing their own income. As a result, nonprofits must cut back.
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Why Americans must be patient while votes are counted in this year's election

Regardless of whether ballots are cast in person or through the mail, every vote cast in accordance with applicable laws must count.
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The FBI Declassified: The Spies Next Door

The investigation and capture of Russian spies living as Americans. Russian spies living as Americans. Could they be your neighbors? How the FBI stopped a potential threat to national security.
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Joe Biden Aims to Erode Trump's Florida Support Among Older Voters

Visiting the Democratic stronghold of Broward County, Joe Biden argued that the president viewed older Americans who are at higher risk of the coronavirus as “expendable.”
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'Family, Interrupted' Series Interviews Households Under Stress

“Family, Interrupted,” a new interview series from our National desk, takes readers inside the upside-down lives of pandemic-weary Americans.
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Senators set to question Amy Coney Barrett as Democrats paint nominee as a threat to health care

Senators on Tuesday begin round one of questioning Judge Amy Coney Barrett in her Supreme Court confirmation hearing. The day before, Democrats made it clear they plan to focus on the millions of..
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How the FBI took down Russian spies posing as Americans

For a decade, the FBI monitored a network of Russian spies masquerading as normal American families in an investigation called "Operation Ghost Stories."
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Marc Morial: To heal our nation, Americans need to recommit to shared values

One of the most powerful means of assuring racial and social justice lies in building a shared sense of American values and commitment to each other.
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Trump made it hard for me to protect America. How could I vote for him again? How could anyone?

My job was to keep Americans safe and Trump was my biggest obstacle. He ignored white nationalist violence, ignored COVID-19, and nearly started a war.
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Stocks are soaring, but most Black people are missing out

Distrust of a predominately white financial industry is just one reason many Black Americans choose not to invest.
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Barrett vows to interpret laws as they are written

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett says Americans "deserve an independent Supreme Court that interprets our Constitution and laws as they are written," encapsulating her conservative approach to..
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Senator Kamala Harris: Republicans trying to "jam through" Amy Coney Barrett nomination

At confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, Senator Kamala Harris accused her Republican colleagues of attempting to "jam through" approval before Election Day, and warned..
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The First Covid Vaccine Will Not Make Life Normal Again

Come spring, Americans may have their choice of several so-so coronavirus vaccines — with no way of knowing which one is best.
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'Like we're going into quarantine': Americans plan to stockpile food this fall over fears of COVID-19 surge, election unrest

Slightly more than half of Americans say they are stockpiling food or plan to because of fears of a COVID-19 surge and unrest around the election.
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About 75,000 more Americans died from COVID-19 pandemic than reported in spring and summer, study finds

Other diseases, delayed care, fear of seeking care and emotional crises stemming from the pandemic may have contributed to excess deaths, experts say.
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12-year-old genius recruited by Georgia Tech

Millions of Americans know characters like Young Sheldon and Doogie Howser as super-smart prodigies who are entertaining to watch on TV. Mark Strassmann meets the real deal, 12-year-old Caleb Anderson,..
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Working from your bed? You're not alone. Mattress sales are soaring during the pandemic.

Immersed in a work-from-home revolution, Americans are working from their beds, watching movies in the sack and upgrading their sleep setup.
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