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Don't Send U.S. Military To Protests, Hill Democrats Warn Trump

3 hours 30 min ago

Calling out active duty troops to quell widespread unrest over the death of George Floyd is an option congressional Democrats are warning would only make matters worse.

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D.C. Protesters Hail The Hero Of Swann St., Who Sheltered Them From Arrest

3 hours 54 min ago

"They unleashed sheer hell on peaceful protestors right outside my stoop," says Washington, D.C., resident Rahul Dubey.

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Louisville Police Release Video It Says Shows David McAtee Firing At Officers

4 hours 35 min ago

Police released security footage a day after McAtee, a business owner, was shot and killed by law enforcement. There is no sound, but police say it appears, based on the video, that he fires first.

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6 Atlanta Officers Charged After Release Of 'Disturbing' Arrest Video

5 hours 44 min ago

District Attorney Paul Howard announces assault and battery charges Tuesday after the release of a video showing officers using stun guns on two black young adults and yanking them from their car.

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Catholic Archbishop Criticizes Trump's Visit To St. John Paul II Shrine

5 hours 57 min ago

"I find it baffling and reprehensible that any Catholic facility would allow itself to be so egregiously misused and manipulated," says Washington Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory.

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Pelosi Asks Black Caucus To Come Up With Police Reforms Following Protests

6 hours 10 min ago

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus are pushing a wide range of proposals such as banning chokeholds as a response to the protests across the country following the death of George Floyd.

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Coronavirus Hospitalizations In New York At 'An All-Time Low,' Says Cuomo

6 hours 14 min ago

Gov. Cuomo says the number of new coronavirus hospitalizations reported on June 1 was 154. That's the lowest number since the state started counting in mid-March.

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N.C. Governor: 'Very Unlikely' RNC Can Proceed Without Social Distancing, Masks

7 hours 30 min ago

With the course of the pandemic unclear, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said, "Planning for a scaled-down convention with fewer people, social distancing and face coverings is a necessity."

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New Book Argues Migration Isn't A Crisis — It's The Solution

8 hours 26 min ago

When living things cross into new territory, they are often viewed as threats. But Sonia Shah, who has written a new book — The Next Great Migration -- says the "invaders" are just following biology.

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Senate Republicans Set Summer Of Investigations Involving Biden

8 hours 31 min ago

Two Senate committees will spend the summer investigating allegations against the Biden family and the Obama administration's role in the FBI's 2016 Russia investigation.

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Confederate Monument Being Removed After Birmingham Mayor Vows To 'Finish The Job'

8 hours 57 min ago

In Birmingham, Ala., protesters had felled one monument and were targeting another when Randall Woodfin stepped in, saying he'd ensure it came down. Still, its permanent removal is in question.

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Indonesia Cancels Hajj Pilgrimage, Citing Risks Of Travel During Pandemic

9 hours 58 min ago

"Our religion teaches us that saving lives is an obligation. That is the consideration in this policy," Minister of Religious Affairs Fachrul Razi says.

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'Barely Holding It Together': Stresses Of An Early Child Care Center That Stayed Open

11 hours 4 min ago

A center in Spokane, Wash., has been operating at one-third capacity under pandemic guidelines. Co-owner Luc Jasmin III says it has been tough to turn away parents, many of whom are essential workers.

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'He Did Not Pray': Fallout Grows From Trump's Photo-Op At St. John's Church

12 hours 6 min ago

"He did not offer a word of balm or condolence to those who are grieving," says the bishop who oversees the church. Washington's mayor was more direct: "Shameful!"

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'He Thinks Division Helps Him': Biden Condemns Trump's Protest Response

13 hours 11 min ago

Speaking in Philadelphia, the presumptive Democratic nominee says President Trump's actions show he "is more interested in power than in principle."

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Indian Teen Bikes 700 Miles With Injured Dad, Is Hailed As Hero — And Sparks Debate

14 hours 15 min ago

Her father worked in the city and got injured. His daughter came to care for him and took him home via bike. Ivanka Trump is among her admirers. But some ask: Why this was her only option?

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Music Companies Promise A Tuesday 'Blackout' For Black Lives

14 hours 24 min ago

Record labels and other organizations will participate in a daylong moratorium on "business as usual," though some argue the actions don't do enough to address the industry's history of exploitation.

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One Week After George Floyd's Death, Protests Continue Across The Country

16 hours 12 min ago

From Minneapolis, to New York, to smaller cities such as Omaha, Neb., outrage over police brutality and systemic racism spills into the streets.

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What We're Reading About The Past Week Of Protests

16 hours 27 min ago

Here are some of the most illuminating stories that we've read this week about the uprisings across the nation, and what brought the country to this moment.

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Governors Push Back On Trump's Threat To Deploy Federal Troops To Quell Unrest

16 hours 38 min ago

In a Rose Garden address and on a conference call with governors on Monday, the president threatened to send troops to states that didn't crack down sufficiently on demonstrations.

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