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5 Things to Know Today

Here are the top stories from the Associated Press for Friday, September 17.

1. STANDOFF OVER DEBT LIMIT NEARS DEADLINE

Lawmakers have only two more weeks to reach an agreement before the Treasury Department starts missing payments.

2. POLL: AMERICANS DON’T TRUST ONLINE SECURITY

Nearly 75% of Americans want a national policy on how companies collect personal data.

3. SYSTEM OUTAGE BRIEFLY GROUNDS ALL UNITED FLIGHTS

The airline says all flights were delayed by about an hour this morning.

4. STUDY SHOWS CHILDHOOD OBESITY INCREASED DURING PANDEMIC

An estimated 22% of children are considered obese, up from 19% one year ago.

5. ‘JEOPARDY’ SELECTS JENNINGS AND BIALIK TO HOST THROUGH 2021

The show says it is still searching for a permanent host.

 

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