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Wednesday August 10th, 2022 7:39PM

AP Top U.S. News at 12:54 a.m. EDT

By The Associated Press
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Sooners beat Notre Dame 6-2 to move within win of CWS finals
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Ex-rebel in slim win to be Colombia's 1st leftist president
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World swimming bans transgender athletes from women's events
World swimming’s governing body has effectively banned transgender women from competing in women’s events
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3 people, 2 dogs jump overboard as yacht burns and sinks
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Maryland Apple store union vote marks latest in labor drives
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Georgia prisoner sentenced to die in guard killings
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Top U.S. News short headlines
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Title IX is best known for its role in gender equity in athletics and sexual harassment on campuses
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Fitzpatrick a winner again at Brookline as US Open champion
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Pianist, 18, from South Korea wins Van Cliburn competition
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