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Los Angeles Protests, Minnesota Police Investigation, Congressional Response

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NPR Protests against the death of George Floyd were largely peaceful for the first time in many nights. We hear from a father in Los Angeles about how he is talking with his sons about this moment. Also, the Minnesota Department of Human Rights is launching an investigation into the......
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D.C. Protests, Trump Threatens To Use Military, Minneapolis Store Owner On Protests

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NPR National Guard troops used tear gas and shot rubber bullets to clear a path through a peaceful protest in a city park in Washington, D.C. Also, President Trump threatened to call in the military to end protests around the country and then ventured outside the White House grounds to......
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Protests Erupt Across The U.S. In Response To Killing Of George Floyd By Police

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NPR Protesters angry at the killing of a black man during an arrest by Minneapolis police raged across multiple cities in the U.S. over the weekend. How are leaders there and police responding? We check in with reporters in Minneapolis, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles. NPR – Click for more...
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Cop Arrested In George Floyd’s Death, Protests Continue, Trump Rails Against China

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NPR The police officer who pinned George Floyd to the ground has been charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter. Protests continued and turned violent in several cities, including Minneapolis. Amid a blistering verbal attack on China, President Trump says he’s pulling the U.S. out of the World Health Organization even......
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Violent Protests In Minneapolis, 7 Shot In Louisville, Trump Order On Social Media

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NPR Chaos gripped the Twin Cities again Thursday night into Friday as peaceful protests gave way to spasms of looting and fire-setting. Also, seven people were shot at a protest in Louisville, Kentucky related to the killing of a black woman by police. And, President Trump signed an executive order......
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100,000 U.S. Coronavirus Deaths, Hong Kong Security Law, Minneapolis Protests

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NPR COVID-19, the highly infectious viral disease that has been spreading across the globe, has taken more than 100,000 American lives. Also, the rift between the U.S. and China is growing as the U.S. State Department says they no longer consider Hong Kong to have significant autonomy under Chinese rule.......
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Black Man Dies In Police Custody, Twitter Fact Checks Trump, Texas Testing Disparity

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NPR Protests erupted and now four Minneapolis police officers have been fired after the death of George Floyd, a black man who died while in police custody. Also, Twitter adding fact-check warnings to two tweets by President Trump in which he claimed without evidence that mail-in voting was fraudulent. And,......
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Coronavirus: Unemployment Benefits, Voting Issues In 2020 Election, School Funding

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NPR The unemployment benefit meant to keep many afloat during the pandemic is set to expire at the end of July and lawmakers need to decide what to do next. Also, the pandemic poses challenges to voting in the upcoming presidential election. And, many public schools are facing financial meltdown......
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U.S. Bans Travel From Brazil, New Hong Kong Protests, Florida Voting Law Struck Down

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NPR The U.S. has banned travel from Brazil after a surge in coronavirus cases there. Also, protests sparked on Sunday in response to China’s plans to tighten its control over Hong Kong through security legislation. And, a federal judge has ruled that a Florida state law that would have required......
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Hong Kong Security Law, Re-Opening Colleges, Coronavirus And Guantánamo Bay

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NPR Beijing has signaled it will push through sweeping national security legislation for Hong Kong, its most aggressive effort yet to exert its control over the semi-autonomous city. Also, the Centers for Disease Control has new recommendations for colleges and universities preparing to welcome back students during the coronavirus pandemic.......
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Social Distancing Study, Coronavirus Plateaus In Some Cities, Syrian War Crimes Trial

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NPR A Columbia University analysis estimates that tens of thousands of U.S. deaths could have been prevented with earlier lockdowns. Also, new coronavirus data shows declines in new cases of the virus, hospitalizations and deaths across all but a few areas of the United States. So what about the cities......
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Measuring An Economic Rebound, Air Pollution During Pandemic, Cyclone Amphan

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NPR How quickly can the U.S. economy rebound from the coronavirus shutdown? And, with traffic dramatically down in recent months, the U.S. is in the middle of an accidental experiment showing what happens to air pollution when millions of people stop driving. Also, a massive cyclone in the Bay of......
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U.S. Criticizes WHO, Trump And Hydroxychloroquine, Senate Hearing On Coronavirus Aid

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NPR President Trump and his health secretary say the World Health Organization failed in its response to the COVID-19 pandemic and threatened to permanently end U.S. funding. Also, the president says he has been taking hydroxychloroquine and zinc to protect against the coronavirus. And, a Senate committee will question Treasury......
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WHO Annual Meeting, Automakers Back To Work, Florida Re-Opens Businesses

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NPR The World Health Organization annual oversight meeting kicks off today amid the coronavirus pandemic that has swept the globe. Also, some of the biggest automakers are starting up their assembly lines again. What safety measures are they taking? And, Florida’s two biggest counties are re-opening non-essential businesses even as......
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BONUS: Hotel Corona

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NPR As Israelis were in isolation, under lockdown, 180 patients in one COVID-19 ward were eating, dancing and laughing together across religious lines. Welcome to the Hotel Corona. In this bonus episode brought to you by NPR’s international podcast Rough Translation, host Gregory Warner takes you to Jerusalem to tell......
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States Reopening Chaos, FDA Test Warning, Burr Stepping Down

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NPR The Trump administration put the onus on reopening to states, but city and county governments aren’t always willing to abide by state rules. The Food and Drug Administration raises concerns about the reliability of a speedy coronavirus test touted by President Trump. And, Sen. Richard Burr will step aside......
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Whistleblower Testifies, Wisconsin Order Overturned, Mexico’s True COVID Toll

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NPR Rick Bright, a federal scientist who says he was ousted from his job overseeing vaccine development, testifies before a House subcommittee about coronavirus warnings he says went ignored by the Trump administration. Wisconsin’s Supreme Court overturns the state’s stay-at-home order. And, how severe is the COVID-19 situation in Mexico?......

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