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Jul 06, 2020

Newborn Arrives In Parking Lot Of Miami Birthing Center
The center's doorbell camera caught the action, according to the Miami Herald. It shows the mom-to-be leaning over then the baby pops right into the midwife's hands.

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Jul 06, 2020

Police Body Cam Footage Is Being Used For Surveillance, Activists Say
Police reform bills from both parties include requirements for police body cameras. The ACLU and others worry camera footage might be used for inappropriate surveillance, not protecting the public.

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Jul 06, 2020

Army Soldier's Family Says She Was The Target Of Sexual Harassment
The remains of Army Specialist Vanessa Guillen were identified over the weekend. Guillen went missing from Fort Hood in Texas over two months ago. A suspect shot himself last week.

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Jul 06, 2020

An Uneasy July 4th In Richmond, Va., As Armed Groups Gather Warily
Black protesters and Boogaloo boys, both carrying weapons but offering radically different visions of America, assembled in the former capital of the Confederacy over the holiday weekend.

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Jul 05, 2020

'A Nightmare': Georgia Tech Faculty Push Back Against In-Person Reopening Plans
The University System of Georgia is holding in-person classes this fall, with no masks required. It's an anomaly among top public universities — and it will put people at risk, professors say.

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Jul 05, 2020

Vanessa Guillen Remains Identified By Army Investigators, Lawyer Says
More than two months after Vanessa Guillen was last seen, her remains were identified by Army investigators, a family lawyer said Sunday.

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Jul 05, 2020

121 University Of Washington Students Infected In Greek Row Outbreak
At least 112 fraternity house residents, as well as nine additional students identified as close contacts, have tested positive for COVID-19 as of Sunday.

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Jul 05, 2020

How Teachers Are Thinking About Reopening Schools
NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer speaks with three teachers — Maxie Hollingsworth, Mariah Najmuddin and Karen Lloyd — to hear how they're thinking about schools reopening amid a global pandemic.

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Jul 05, 2020

Health Justice Lawyer Argues For Nationwide Eviction Moratorium
NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer speaks with law professor Emily Benfer about what local and federal officials need to do to avoid a housing crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Jul 05, 2020

Inside Seating? A Harlem Bar Owner Navigates COVID-19's Changing Rules
67 Orange Street makes do with take-out and outdoor service while waiting for a decision on inside dining in NYC.

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Jul 05, 2020

Newark Mayor On Guaranteed Income To Alleviate Income Inequality
NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer speaks with Ras Baraka, mayor of Newark, N.J., about a pilot program in his city that will provide cash payments to families in an effort to remedy economic inequality.

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Jul 05, 2020

California Wineries Wary Of Pandemic's Long-Term Impact
California's lucrative wine industry is grappling with the COVID-19 crisis. Some wineries are reopening, but they've already lost a huge amount of revenue over the last four months.

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Jul 05, 2020

U.S. COVID-19 Deaths Near 130,000; Florida And Texas Report Record Case Numbers
Florida and Texas reported their biggest daily rise in new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the past few days as deaths in the U.S. continue to rise.

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Jul 05, 2020

Third Ex-Police Officer Charged In George Floyd's Death Released From Jail On Bond
With Tou Thao's release on Saturday, three of the four former officers involved in George Floyd's death are free on bond. All face criminal charges, and one remains in custody.

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Jul 05, 2020

3rd Ex-Police Officer Charged In George Floyd's Death Released From Jail On Bond
With Tou Thao's release on Saturday, three of the four former officers involved in George Floyd's death are free on bond. All face criminal charges, and one remains in custody.

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Jul 05, 2020

Baltimore Protesters Topple Columbus Statue
Demonstrators in Baltimore pulled down the statue and threw it into the harbor, adding it to the growing list of Columbus monuments toppled nationwide in response to his controversial legacy.

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Jul 05, 2020

My Gym Is Reopening. Is It Safe To Work Out There?
As gyms open for business, new rules aim to limit the spread of COVID-19, including spacing equipment, regular cleanings and limiting attendance. But experts say it's still safer to exercise at home.

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Jul 04, 2020

In Fourth Of July Remarks, Trump Attacks 'Radical Left'
At the "Salute to America" event, Trump referred to protesters calling for the removal of statues as an "angry mob" and likened the defeat of the "radical left" with defeating Nazis and terrorists.

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Jul 04, 2020

Trump Signs Small Business Loan Program Extension
The Paycheck Protection Program, enacted to help small businesses dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, had expired Tuesday. With Trump's signature Saturday, the new deadline to apply is Aug. 8.

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Jul 04, 2020

Remembering New York Hospital Worker Gianmarco Bertolotti
Gianmarco Bertolotti was a hospital mason in New York City who died in April after contracting coronavirus while continuing to work. His sister reflects on how his energy made every room brighter.

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Jul 04, 2020

The Latest Economic And Health Effects Of Pandemic
COVID-19 cases are surging in several states. In some places, officials are urging people to stay home and enjoy July 4th celebrations, like fireworks, from their houses.

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Jul 04, 2020

Behind Reddit's Decision To Boot 'The_Donald' Forum
NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer speaks with Robert Peck, a Reddit moderator, about the site's decision to ban the subreddit "The_Donald" after numerous warnings and other disciplinary actions.

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Jul 04, 2020

States Shatter Coronavirus Records As Officials Eye Holiday Weekend With Alarm
Both Florida and South Carolina reported their highest-ever daily totals for new cases. But they're not alone: The caseload is spiking across the U.S., and the Fourth of July may only make it worse.

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Jul 04, 2020

2 People Injured After Vehicle Careens Into Protesters In Seattle
Police have the driver in custody, but no motive has been given. Videos on social media depict the vehicle apparently swerving into a group of protesters on a freeway overnight.

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Jul 04, 2020

1 Killed, 1 Injured After Driver Strikes Protesters In Seattle
Police have the driver in custody, but no motive has been given. Videos on social media depict the vehicle apparently swerving into a group of protesters on a freeway overnight.

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Jul 04, 2020

1 Killed, 1 Injured After Vehicle Careens Into Protesters In Seattle
Police have the driver in custody, but no motive has been given. Videos on social media depict the vehicle apparently swerving into a group of protesters on a freeway overnight.

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Jul 04, 2020

New Idaho Laws Target Transgender Residents
Transgender people in Idaho say two new state laws are aimed at making their lives much harder. One involves changing the sex listed on birth certificates. The other affects trans athletes.

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Jul 04, 2020

President Trump Delivers Speech At Mount Rushmore On Eve Of Independence Day
We take a look at President Trump's speech at Mount Rushmore, where he held an early Independence Day celebration amid protests and warnings from public health officials on holding the public event.

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Jul 04, 2020

Trump Flouts Virus Rules, Warns Of 'New Far-Left Fascism' At Mount Rushmore Event
In a speech on the eve of July Fourth, the president denounced protesters who call for the removal of Confederate statues and announced he would establish a National Garden Of American Heroes.

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Jul 04, 2020

Trump Flouts Virus Rules, Warns Of 'New Far-Left Fascism' In Speech Ahead Of July 4th
In a speech given at Mount Rushmore on the eve of July 4th, the President denounced protestors who removed Confederate statues and announced he would establish a "National Garden Of American Heroes."

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Jul 03, 2020

FBI Files Charges In Vanessa Guillen Case
Spc. Vanessa Guillen went missing in April. Now federal investigators say she was murdered, and buried near a river outside Austin. Her family says the murder came after sexual harassment.

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Jul 03, 2020

FBI Says Soldier Vanessa Guillen Was Killed
The main suspect's girlfriend has been charged with helping dismember the body. Guillen's family says the killing came after sexual harassment.

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Jul 03, 2020

Protesters Block Highway To Mt. Rushmore Amid President Trump's July 4th Celebration
President Trump is planning to celebrate Independence Day at Mt. Rushmore Friday evening. But Hours before the event, protesters have blocked one of the major highways into the site.

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Jul 03, 2020

Major League Baseball Cancels 2020 All-Star Game Because Of Coronavirus
It had been scheduled for July 14, hosted by the Los Angeles Dodgers. The next All-Star Game is set for summer 2021 in Atlanta.

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Jul 03, 2020

Predators That Walk On Water: Some Facts To Know About Water Skaters
NPR's Geoff Brumfiel has been stuck at home with his two small kids since March. They have been passing the time in part by looking for bugs. Recently, they have found a water strider.

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Jul 03, 2020

President Trump Brings Big Fireworks Displays Back To Mt. Rushmore
President Trump's Friday visit to Mt. Rushmore included the return of big fireworks displays. They were banned since 2009 because of wildfire and pollution risks.

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Jul 03, 2020

Federal Law Enforcement Agencies To Protect Statues And Monuments This July 4th
Federal law enforcement agencies have taken on a new responsibility — they will be guarding federal properties, including statues and monuments, during this Fourth of July weekend.

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Jul 03, 2020

FBI Reveals New Details In The Case Of Missing Fort Hood Pfc. Vanessa Guillen
Fort Hood Pfc. Vanessa Guillen has disappeared in April. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with attorney Natalie Khawam and Vanessa's sister Lupe Guillen about new details in this case.

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Jul 03, 2020

Frederick Douglass' Descendants Read His Famous 'Fourth Of July' Speech
Descendants of Frederick Douglass read excerpts from one of his most famous speeches: What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July? Douglass gave this speech to a group of abolitionists 168 years ago.

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Jul 03, 2020

Concerns Grow Over App Store's Unfair Treatment Of Developers
Regulators in Europe and the U.S. are investigating growing concerns over the App Store — developers who try to sell their apps say the tech giant treats them unfairly and stifles competition.

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Jul 03, 2020

Business As Usual During The Pandemic, This Time Through Plexiglass
Demand for plexiglass has skyrocketed due to the coronavirus as businesses worldwide install protective barriers.

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Jul 03, 2020

Economist On How Strong Jobs Report And New Coronavirus Outbreaks Affect U.S. Economy
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with economist Douglas Holtz-Eakin about what the strong jobs report and rising coronavirus numbers might mean for the future of the U.S. economy.

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Jul 03, 2020

'College Football Parents 24/7' Advocacy Group Asks NCAA To Enforce Coronavirus Rules
Chris and Mya Hinton, parents of two football players, got worried the NCAA is not protecting college athletes during their training well enough. Now, they are mobilizing concerned parents nationwide.

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Jul 03, 2020

Supreme Court Blocks Curbside Voting In Alabama
The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision Friday, has blocked a lower court's ruling that allowed curbside voting in Alabama and eased mail-in voting requirements.

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Jul 03, 2020

Washington NFL Team Announces It Will Review Its Name
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Kevin Blackistone, a sports commentator and a professor at the University of Maryland, about the Washington NFL team announcing Friday that it will review its name.

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Jul 03, 2020

When Your Dad Owns A Pizzeria, The Pandemic Means Learning To Make The Perfect Pie
Since March, Francesca Montanaro, 11, has been spending time helping her dad in his Bronx pizzeria. But it gets boring. "It's not like it's a jungle gym or anything like that. It's a pizza shop."

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Jul 03, 2020

Supreme Court Temporarily Blocks Easier Voting By Mail In Alabama During Coronavirus
A lower-court judge had allowed less rigorous terms for absentee voting because of the pandemic. That ruling was blocked a dozen days before a primary run-off there.

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Jul 03, 2020

Washington Redskins Say Team Name Will Undergo A 'Thorough Review'
The NFL franchise announced Friday that recent events have pushed it to examine its controversial name. In recent days, corporate sponsors and investors have put pressure on the team to take action.

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Jul 03, 2020

States Are Forced To Face Surge In New Coronavirus Cases
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Richard Montgomery, a mayor in California, Dr. Ali Khan of the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Chicago epidemiologist Dr. Emily Landon about the rise in cases.

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Jul 03, 2020

3 Generations Of Pharmacists Reflect On The Coronavirus Pandemic
Despite her dedication to her work, a pharmacist is following the advice of her daughter and granddaughter — who are also pharmacists — to stop working during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Jul 03, 2020

Revisiting Sacred Cows: Which Figures From History Do We Honor, And How?
Statues have been taken down; names scrubbed from institutions. The national reckoning over race has reenergized debates over historical figures and the scrutiny goes beyond Confederate monuments.

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Jul 03, 2020

For Some Black Americans, Love Of Country Means Holding It Accountable
For many African Americans, patriotism is complicated because the promises of America aren't fulfilled equally. The Fourth of July brings a challenge: reconciling national pride with systemic racism.

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Jul 03, 2020

On The Brink, Rural Hospitals Brace For New Surge In COVID-19 Cases
Rural "critical access" hospitals, often some of the largest employers in small towns, have been operating on razor-thin margins throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

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Jul 03, 2020

News Brief: Reopening Consequences, Charges Related To Epstein Case
Texas requires masks in counties with more than 20 COVID-19 cases. California orders 19 counties to shut down. And, a British socialite is charged in connection with the Jeffrey Epstein abuse case.

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Jul 03, 2020

Gov. Newsom Orders 19 California Counties To Partially Shut Down
After slowly reopening in recent weeks, large parts of California are shutting down again after jumps in COVID-19 numbers. Restaurants and bars are taking a big hit.

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Jul 03, 2020

Texas Governor Reverses His Decision And Makes Face Coverings Mandatory
After a major surge of coronavirus cases, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott ordered nearly all residents to wear masks. The order also allows local officials to impose restrictions on some outdoor gatherings.

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Jul 03, 2020

U.S. Surpasses Global Record For New COVID-19 Cases Recorded In A Day
The U.S. reported more than 55,000 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday — reaching a daily global record for the coronavirus pandemic. The previous record was set last month by Brazil.

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Jul 02, 2020

In Arizona, Nearly 1 In 4 Coronavirus Tests Now Comes Back Positive
The percentage of positive tests in Arizona is more than three times the national average, and hospital capacity has become a concern.

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Jul 02, 2020

Face Masks Mandatory In Most Of Texas, Starting Friday
With COVID-19 cases setting records, Gov. Greg Abbott is requiring most Texans to wear face coverings in public. The order takes effect Friday and applies to counties with 20 or more cases.

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Jul 02, 2020

Reformed Neo-Nazi Discusses President Trump's Controversial Shared Retweet
NPR's Noel King speaks with Christian Picciolini, a reformed neo-Nazi skinhead, about what extremists may have heard when the president retweeted a video of an alleged supporter yelling "white power."

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Jul 02, 2020

NBA Says 9 More Players Test Positive For Coronavirus
That brings the total to 25. Put another way, that's 7% of the league. The news comes as games are scheduled to resume later this month. Team staff has fared better — 10 positive tests out of 884.

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Jul 02, 2020

Coronavirus Outbreak Continues To Accelerate In Arizona, Positivity Rate Nears 25%
Vice President Mike Pence visited Arizona Wednesday. He said 500 federal health care workers would be sent to the state, as the number of cases soars and the positivity rate hovers around 25%.

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Jul 02, 2020

Coronavirus In The U.S.: Where The Hotspots Are Now And Where To Expect New Ones
As coronavirus cases surge across the U.S., NPR discusses the metrics that identify which states, counties and cities are facing the biggest challenges now — and which could be future hotspots.

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Jul 02, 2020

Black Journalists Weigh In On A Newsroom Reckoning
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with three Black journalists about the internal reckoning underway in newsrooms across the country and the push to better represent Black voices on staff and in news coverage.

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Jul 02, 2020

Massachusetts Education Commissioner On State's Plan To Reopen Schools In The Fall
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Massachusetts Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education Jeffrey Riley about the state's plan to reopen schools in the fall despite the coronavirus pandemic.

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Jul 02, 2020

Jeffrey Epstein's Companion Ghislaine Maxwell Faces Sexual Exploitation Charges
The FBI has arrested Ghislaine Maxwell Thursday. Prosecutors unsealed an indictment against the companion to sexual predator Jeffrey Epstein, alleging that she helped recruit victims for him.

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Jul 02, 2020

Job Growth Slows Down As Some States Wrestle With New Coronavirus Outbreaks
The U.S. economy is slowly climbing out of a deep recession. The country added a record 4.8 million jobs last month. But now, job growth may be slowing, as the number of new coronavirus cases soars.

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Jul 02, 2020

Kansas Governor On Her Executive Order Requiring Residents To Wear Masks In Public
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Kansas Governor Laura Kelly about her executive order that requires wearing masks statewide, ahead of the Fourth of July holiday.

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Jul 02, 2020

Tips For Staying Safe On July 4th This Year
The Fourth of July is traditionally a time when Americans gather with family, friends and neighbors for celebration. NPR shares tips for staying safe during July Fourth festivities this year.

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Jul 02, 2020

West: Coronavirus-Related Restrictions By State
Get the latest on coronavirus-related restrictions in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming.

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Jul 02, 2020

Supreme Court Acts To Postpone More Controversies, From Mueller Report To Abortion
The decisions ensure none of these cases will be decided before the November election.

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Jul 02, 2020

Maine Fireworks Businesses Struggle As Public Displays Are Canceled
Pyrotechnics companies are struggling to make ends meet during what is usually their peak season. One company has seen more than 90% of its business dry up amid the pandemic.

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Jul 02, 2020

Amid Protests And Virus Fears, Firearm Background Checks Hit All-Time High
The FBI's National Instant Criminal Background Check System set a record in June with 3.9 million background checks. The previous record of 3.7 million background checks was set in March.

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Jul 02, 2020

Amid Virus Fears And Protests, Firearm Background Checks Hit All-Time High
The FBI's National Instant Criminal Background Check System set a record in June with 3.9 million background checks. The previous record of 3.7 million background checks was set in March.

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Jul 02, 2020

Some States To Out-Of-Towners: If You Come Visit, Plan To Quarantine For 2 Weeks
The 14-day quarantine rule — which in some areas carries fines of up to $10,000 — is meant to help contain the spread of COVID-19, but enforcement varies from state to state.

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Jul 02, 2020

Some States To Out-Of-Towners: If You Come Visit, Plan To Quarantine For Two Weeks
The 14-day quarantine rule — which in some areas carries fines of up to $10,000 — is meant to help contain the spread of COVID-19, but enforcement varies from state to state.

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Jul 02, 2020

Another Day, Another Coronavirus Record In Florida
The surge of coronavirus cases in Florida shows no signs of slowing down. The state hit another daily record with more than 10,000 cases reported on Thursday. Hospitalizations are increasing too.

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Jul 02, 2020

Midwest: Coronavirus-Related Restrictions By State
Get the latest on coronavirus-related restrictions in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

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Jul 02, 2020

For Skipping The Census, Homes In These 6 Places Get Door Knocks First
After delaying in-person visits because of COVID-19, Census Bureau workers are heading to unresponsive homes in Idaho, Maine and West Virginia, as well as parts of Louisiana, Missouri and Oklahoma.

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Jul 02, 2020

Ghislaine Maxwell Arrested, Charged In Connection To Jeffrey Epstein Case
The British socialite has previously been accused of helping Epstein run an alleged sex-trafficking ring that victimized teenage girls.

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Jul 02, 2020

Ghislaine Maxwell Arrested, Charged In Connection To Jeffrey Epstein Abuse Case
The British socialite has previously been accused of helping Epstein run an alleged sex-trafficking ring that victimized teenage girls.

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Jul 02, 2020

News Brief: Unemployment Numbers, Biden Outraises Trump, Seattle Protest Zone Cleared
New unemployment numbers will be released this morning. The Biden Campaign reported record fundraising. And, Seattle police forcibly clear a protest zone.

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Jul 02, 2020

Drive-Through Naturalizations Make New U.S. Citizens In The COVID-19 Era
After months of not naturalizing new U.S. citizens due to the coronavirus shutdown, immigration officials have begun offering drive-through naturalization ceremonies that take just a few minutes.

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Jul 02, 2020

Reformed Neo-Nazi Discusses President Trump's Controversial Shared Tweet
NPR's Noel King speaks with Christian Picciolini, a reformed neo-Nazi skinhead, about what extremists hear when the president retweets a video of a supporter yelling "white power."

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Jul 02, 2020

Reformed Nazi Discusses President Trump's Controversial Shared Tweet
NPR's Noel King speaks with Christian Picciolini, a reformed neo-Nazi skinhead, about what extremists hear when the president retweets a video of a supporter yelling "white power."

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Jul 02, 2020

Another Unwanted U.S. Record: 50,000 New Coronavirus Cases In 1 Day
Johns Hopkins University's tracking site shows almost 2.7 million confirmed cases in the U.S. as of Wednesday. Total U.S. deaths from COVID-19 are more than double those of Brazil, which ranks second.

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Jul 01, 2020

Boston To Remove Statue Depicting Abraham Lincoln With Freed Black Man At His Feet
Emancipation Memorial has stood in Park Square since 1879. It is a version of the original, in Washington, D.C., which was funded by formerly enslaved people but designed without their input.

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Jul 01, 2020

It's 'Our Fault': Nextdoor CEO Takes Blame For Deleting of Black Lives Matter Posts
In an exclusive interview with NPR, Nextdoor CEO Sarah Friar outlines new measures the popular neighborhood app is taking to address reports of racial profiling and censorship on the platform.

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Jul 01, 2020

Pennsylvania Joins The Growing List Of States Mandating Face Masks In Public
Pennsylvania, Oregon and Kansas are among the latest states to require face coverings in public settings as COVID-19 cases surge in much of the country. Health officials say masks can slow the spread.

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Jul 01, 2020

Alabama's Top Health Officer: Without Compliance, Health Orders Can Only Go So Far
Alabama extended its health orders in response to the jump in coronavirus infections. But State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris says officials have had trouble enforcing the orders already in place.

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Jul 01, 2020

International Doctors Start Residencies At U.S. Hospitals Amid COVID-19 Surge
Totaling about 4,000, they began working Wednesday. They'll face two historic challenges: the coronavirus pandemic and some of the most restrictive immigration policies the U.S. has seen in decades.

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Jul 01, 2020

Hundreds Of Former Bush Officials Unite To Endorse Joe Biden
Leaders of a new super PAC said they don't support Biden's full political agenda but agree with an "urgent need to restore the soul of this nation."

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Jul 01, 2020

Homeland Security Says It Will Secure Historic Landmarks From 'Anarchists'
The federal agency charged with preventing terrorist attacks said Wednesday that its personnel would carry out President Trump's orders to protect statues and monuments from vandalism.

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Jul 01, 2020

California Halts Many Indoor Businesses In 19 Counties As Coronavirus Cases Spike
Restaurants, wineries, zoos and museums in the affected counties must shift their operations outdoors, Gov. Gavin Newsom says. Bars will shut down entirely.

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Jul 01, 2020

Missing Soldier's Family Lawyer Says They Believe Discovered Remains Are Hers
Vanessa Guillen was last seen at Fort Hood in April. Now, after the death of a suspect, her family believes her body has been found — and they're demanding that Congress look into her disappearance.

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Jul 01, 2020

Northwest Arkansas Struggles To Deal With A Surge In Coronavirus Cases
Arkansas is seeing a surge in coronavirus cases. Outbreaks have popped up in several places, but the northwest part of the state is hit the hardest. Officials are scrambling to deal with the virus.

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Jul 01, 2020

Boston To Remove A Copy Of Thomas Ball's 1876 Emancipation Memorial
After listening to the opinions of residents and experts on Black history, Boston officials said that the city would remove a statue of Abraham Lincoln with a freed slave kneeling beside him.

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Jul 01, 2020

Lawyers Charged With Seven Felonies In Molotov Cocktail Attack Out On Bail
Two lawyers could face life in prison for allegedly firebombing an empty police car during a protest in New York. Prosecutors call it a calculated crime. Supporters say they're being singled out.

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Jul 01, 2020

Richmond Mayor Says He Wants City-Owned Confederate Monuments Removed Immediately
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney about his resolution to remove city-owned Confederate monuments immediately.

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Jul 01, 2020

Seattle Officials Shut Down Police-Free Zone Known As 'CHOP'
Recent shootings prompted Seattle officials to clear the police-free zone known as the Capitol Hill Organized Protest. The police chief said she supports lawful protests, but violence is unacceptable.

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