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TODAY

The Miss Universe pageant is on. The crown gets awarded after the competition that starts at 7 p.m. ET on Fox and Telemundo.

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• New US and China tariffs kick in. The latest round of tariffs that the superpowers have slapped on each other kicks in. Washington’s latest move targets Chinese-made products like TVs and apparel, though taxes on about half those goods were postponed to mid-December. There was some positive talk last week on the trade war, but a deal remains elusive.

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The evolution of the Hong Kong protests

• Pounding the streets of the Big Apple. From the massive crowds to the musical acts, the New York City Marathon is a race and a show. Some 50,000 runners traverse the five boroughs starting at 8:30 a.m. ET.

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TODAY

• Happy Labor Day! The unofficial end of summer honors the more than 160 million people in the US civilian labor force.

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• The NFL crosses the border. The league heads to Mexico, where the Chiefs take on the Chargers. Tune in at 8:15 p.m. ET on ESPN.

• Catch ‘Friends’-giving on the big screen. Screenings of eight remastered Thanksgiving episodes of the sitcom “Friends” are set to wrap at 700 US movie theaters.

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Watchdog’s report on the Russia probe lands. Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s much-anticipated report is expected to drop. Attorney General William Barr reportedly has already said he “disagrees” with findings that the FBI had enough info in 2016 to launch an inquiry into President Trump’s campaign. Horowitz is due to discuss it all Wednesday with the GOP-led Senate Judiciary Committee.

WEDNESDAY

• The impeachment inquiry goes public. The House Intelligence Committee holds its first open hearings as Democrats build a case against President Trump. Bill Taylor and George Kent, both career diplomats with an inside line on the Ukraine dealings under scrutiny, are set to appear. Due up two days later is former US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch.

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The Presidents Cup tees off. The weeklong biennial men’s golf competition between the US and an international team starts from Australia. Here’s how to watch.

THURSDAY

• John Bolton may get deposed in the impeachment probe. President Trump’s ex-national security adviser is at least the eighth person due to testify this week before House investigators. But his attorney has said he won’t appear as scheduled without a subpoena. Bolton is key to several events tied to the inquiry, including reportedly raising concerns about Trump’s dealings with Ukraine.

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Brits go to the polls. Facing another crippling political deadlock, UK voters queue up to decide their future on the world stage. Prime Minister Boris Johnson called for balloting after a series of defeats over his Brexit strategy. European Union leaders, who gave the UK until January 31 to firm up its exit plan, will no doubt watch returns from a conference Thursday and Friday in Belgium.

FRIDAY

• Spacecraft that ferried a humanoid undocks from ISS. The unpiloted Russian Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft is due to undock from the International Space Station. The ship carried into space a machine named Fedor, the first life-sized, artificially intelligent robot that Russia sent out of the atmosphere. Watch the undocking starting at 1:45 p.m. ET on NASA TV.

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An indicted Rudy Giuliani associate heads to court. Lev Parnas is expected to plead the Fifth and decline to answer questions at a federal hearing about his campaign donations. A judge had said the Soviet-born businessman could be asked about claims he covered up financial transfers to GOP groups. Parnas has described being assigned by Trump “a secret mission” to pressure Ukraine’s government to investigate Joe Biden and his son, according to what Parnas told two confidants.

SATURDAY

• El Paso unites to fight hate. Renowned artists will join Texas residents to march against white supremacy. The event – #ElPasoFirme, or “El Paso Strong” – is being billed as a day of cultural resistance following the shooting at a Walmart that left 22 people dead.

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• Big-time college rivals go head-to-head. Hearts will soar – or break – when adversaries like Clemson and South Carolina, Florida State and Florida, and Notre Dame and Stanford face off on one of NCAA football’s biggest game days. Tune in to all the action.

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College football honors its most outstanding player. The Heisman Trophy winner is due to be announced during a ceremony starting at 8 p.m. ET. Watch on ESPN.