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George Floyd protest live updates: 5 officers shot overnight; DC bishop condemns Trump's visit; funeral planned for June

USA Today - June 2, 2020 - 6:50am

Four officers in St. Louis and one officer in Las Vegas were shot overnight. A second autopsy shows George Floyd suffocated. Latest protest news.

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Experts warn large protests may 'become breeding grounds' for the coronavirus

USA Today - June 2, 2020 - 6:44am

Public health officials warn new cases of COVID-19 will likely emerge following mass gatherings fueled by racial injustice in cities across America.

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Biden's vice presidential choice just got simpler. He needs Kamala Harris or Val Demings.

USA Today - June 2, 2020 - 6:32am

The greatest leaps forward sometimes come from unlikely people. A Democratic ticket like this could right racial wrongs that have festered for decades.

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'Why wouldn't I have confidence?' Nicole Byer serves up body positivity, humor in new book, '#VERYFAT #VERYBRAVE'

USA Today - June 2, 2020 - 6:30am

A bikini-clad Nicole Byer is serving body positive wisdom and humor to the masses in her new book, "#VERYFAT #VERYBRAVE."

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Former Colin Kaepernick teammate: 'I hope people are ready for the message'

USA Today - June 2, 2020 - 6:07am

NFL linebacker Brandon Marshall is a friend and former college teammate of Colin Kaepernick's who joined in kneeling before games during 2016 season.

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National parks are reopening from coronavirus closures. Here's what to know

USA Today - June 2, 2020 - 6:00am

Many national park sites are at least partially open to visitors as the country. But not all facilities and services are available.

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Louisville cop in fatal shooting of David McAtee had mocked protester on Facebook

USA Today - June 2, 2020 - 5:22am

LMPD Officer Katie Crews allegedly celebrated a protester getting hit by pepper balls amid recent demonstrations over the death of Breonna Taylor.

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A June Super Tuesday? Everything you need to know about today's primaries

USA Today - June 2, 2020 - 4:14am

June 2 has become the "Super Tuesday" of postponed elections, as many states are trying to cope with a deadly pandemic, and now protests.

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'Law and order.' Trump returns to 2016 theme as violence spreads after George Floyd death

USA Today - June 2, 2020 - 4:00am

The whipsaw shift in tone underscored a change of direction as President Donald Trump grapples with the fallout from the death of George Floyd.

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Continued curfews, primary races, Black Out Tuesday: 5 things to know Tuesday

USA Today - June 2, 2020 - 3:19am

Curfews imposed as protests continue, the music industry will protest the death of George Floyd and more news to start your Tuesday.

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Fact-checking Trump: He's on a dangerous path that must be documented and discouraged

USA Today - June 2, 2020 - 3:00am

I have never encountered a politician so cavalier about facts, willing to attack for made-up reasons and bent on falsely depicting his achievements.

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Athletes on Floyd killing: Hold police accountable for black deaths and start right now

USA Today - June 2, 2020 - 2:15am

We cannot wait to change hearts and minds — too many people will die while we try. Here are the 2 big changes we need to transform American policing.

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'We know people are angry and hurting': 2 New York officers struck by vehicle during George Floyd protests in Buffalo

USA Today - June 2, 2020 - 1:38am

Two New York law enforcement officers were struck by a vehicle during a Monday night protest for George Floyd. They are in stable condition.

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DC mayor says using tear gas on protesters outside White House before curfew is 'shameful'

USA Today - June 1, 2020 - 10:33pm

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser called it "shameful" that police used tear gas to clear the way for the president to walk to St. John's Church.

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'I am outraged': DC bishop denounces Trump's church visit after police clear protesters with tear gas

USA Today - June 1, 2020 - 9:32pm

DC Episcopal Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde said Trump used his visit to St. John's Church for a "message antithetical to the teachings of Jesus."

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National Guard drops their shields during Vigil for Black Lives at the Capitol

USA Today - June 1, 2020 - 8:58pm

The National Guard at the Capitol drop their shields during the Vigil for Black Lives held at Legislative Plaza

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'A national disgrace': 40,600 deaths tied to U.S. nursing homes

USA Today - June 1, 2020 - 8:48pm

USA TODAY's count of COVID-19 deaths in long-term care facilities eclipses the federal government's tally, which includes only nursing homes.

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'Speak for Yourself' co-host Jason Whitlock out at Fox Sports

USA Today - June 1, 2020 - 8:19pm

Jason Whitlock, an outspoken and controversial TV personality known for his takes on sports and black America, is no longer with Fox Sports.

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George Floyd protests rage for seventh night: New York protesters smash windows on Fifth Avenue; National Guard in Chicago, Philadelphia

USA Today - June 1, 2020 - 8:12pm

Ben Crump, the attorney for the family of George Floyd, called for peace on Monday: "Let's take a breath to heal our country."

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Calling violent protests 'acts of domestic terror,' Trump says he'll send in military if they aren't controlled

USA Today - June 1, 2020 - 8:09pm

Trump urged governors to use National Guard troops to control violence and warned if they didn't, he would deploy the U.S. military "and quickly solve the problem for them."

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