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Corona Virus Live Updates: NPR

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced on Saturday that it had registered 1,107 new coronavirus infections, the highest one-day peak in the state since the outbreak began. Gerry Broome / AP Hide label Switch label Gerry Broome / AP The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced on Saturday that it had registered 1,107 …

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Live updates for coronavirus: Memorial Day attracts many people as states relax restrictions and virus deaths near 100,000

A group of people who attended a high school pool party tested positive for the novel corona virus as Arkansas faces a “second climax” of cases, the state governor said on Saturday. “A high school swimming party that everyone thought was harmless,” said Asa Hutchinson (R) during a briefing. “They are young, they swim, they only have activity and positive …

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Trump raises doubts about the vote. It keeps some people awake at night.

WASHINGTON – In October, President Trump declared a state of emergency in major cities in battlefield states such as Milwaukee and Detroit and banned the opening of polling stations. A week before the election, Attorney General William P. Barr announces a criminal investigation into Democratic presidential candidate Joseph R. Biden Jr. After Mr. Biden’s narrow electoral college victory, Mr. Trump …

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Trump is the biggest challenge for Grassley’s self-proclaimed role as defense attorney general

Pat Cipollone called directly at Grassley (R-Iowa) and promised to quickly respond to the senator after the controversial release of Michael Atkinson, the security watchdog who had alerted lawmakers to a whistleblower’s complaint that Trump did Ukraine pressured to investigate its political rival. The two would talk again last week, with Grassley White House lawyer promising an answer until Tuesday, …

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The project behind a title page full of names

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do and gives behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. Instead of the articles, photos, or graphics that normally appear on the front page of the New York Times on Sunday, there is only one list: a long, solemn list of people whose lives have been lost to the coronavirus …

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Racist notes were directed against colored people in San Leandro

Police arrested a local woman after racist notes against colored people were posted on residents’ doors in a quiet neighborhood of San Leandro. The San Leandro police were sent to the Heron Bay neighborhood on Friday after several reports from Notes on doors to five houses. The handwritten letters “contained various insensitive messages to minorities” and “suggested that non-American people …

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The appeals court upholds the ban on personal worship in California

The 9th U.S. Court of Appeals ruled on Friday on South Bay United Pentecostal Church’s lawsuit in Chula Vista, California earlier this month. The lawsuit alleged that Californian governor Gavin Newsom and other state officials violated the Church’s initial adjustment rights as a result of orders to stay at home due to the coronavirus pandemic. In a 2: 1 decision, …

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Prosecutors drop charges against Breonna Taylor’s boyfriend

Prosecutors said Friday they were indicting the friend of Breonna Taylor, a black woman who was fatally shot by three white police officers in Louisville, Kentucky in March. The announcement came a day after the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced it opened an investigation into the shootout that has attracted national attention. “I believe additional investigation is needed,” said Thomas …

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