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False sense of security, huge effects of Florence, how cauliflower took over your pizza and more

• Sep 19, 2018 at 10:45 AM

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USA TODAY: Did 'downgraded' Florence contribute to a false sense of security?

Last week, powerful Hurricane Florence was downgraded from a Category 4 to a Category 2 and eventually a Category 1 as it made landfall – and this may have contributed to a false sense of security. The storm went on to kill more than 30 people.

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BUZZFEED: Before and after photos of N.C. town show huge effects of Florence

BuzzFeed News spent Monday with a Coast Guard team assisting with the hurricane emergency response in Jones County, North Carolina.

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THE ATLANTIC: Carter Page is a very unlikely GOP hero

One of the more bizarre subplots in the ongoing saga of Trump and House Republicans condemning alleged “deep state” corruption has been the martyrdom of Carter Page—a former Trump campaign adviser suspected by the FBI of acting as a foreign agent for Russia, and the subject of the FISA warrants that Trump and his allies now want declassified.

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FOX BUSINESS: Trucks from Chevy, Ford and Ram headline new 2019 cars

Automakers have begun shipping 2019 models to dealerships, and new pickup trucks are in the spotlight.

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ONE COOL THING: How cauliflower took over your pizza, your kitchen, and the world

How does a food become a trend? Ask cauliflower. “Cauliflower moves to the center of the plate,” declared New York magazine in 2013, crowning it “Vegetable Most Likely to Be Mistaken for a Piece of Meat.”

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