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Trump urges governors to crack down on violent protests [Video]

Trump urges governors to crack down on violent protests

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday urged state governors to crack down on protests over racial inequality that have engulfed the nation's major cities, as officials extended curfews in hopes of..

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John Cusack allegedly attacked by police during Chicago protests [Video]

John Cusack allegedly attacked by police during Chicago protests

John Cusack was allegedly attacked by police officers during a Black Lives Matter protest in Chicago, Illinois on Saturday night. The High Fidelity star shared footage on Twitter of the protests in the..

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NBA hoping to restart season July 31, according to report [Video]

NBA hoping to restart season July 31, according to report

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has informed the league's Board of Governors that he hopes to restart the season on July 31, the Athletic reports

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U.S. churches slowly begin to reopen [Video]

U.S. churches slowly begin to reopen

Some places of worship slowly began to reopen over the weekend in the United States at reduced capacity and with social distancing measures. Gavino Garay has more.

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NBA in talks with Disney to restart season at sports complex in Florida [Video]

NBA in talks with Disney to restart season at sports complex in Florida

NBA in talks with Disney about restarting its suspended season at Disney World in Florida in late July

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Two More Deaths Reported At Amazon Facility [Video]

Two More Deaths Reported At Amazon Facility

Amazon confirmed two more deaths among their workers at its facilities in two different states. According to Gizmodo, lawmakers and activists want the company to release official figures of deaths..

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U.S. coronavirus death forecast climbs as states reopen [Video]

U.S. coronavirus death forecast climbs as states reopen

The director of the University of Washington's Institute for Heath Metrics and Evaluation said on Sunday that a rise in mobility in the U.S. is driving up his mortality model's projection. Chris Dignam..

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Heavily-restricted NBA practices expected to resume on Friday [Video]

Heavily-restricted NBA practices expected to resume on Friday

NBA teams expected to get go-ahead to reopen practice facilities for limited use as early as Friday.

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Chicago aquarium celebrates sea otter birthday [Video]

Chicago aquarium celebrates sea otter birthday

Caretaker plays "Happy Birthday" song on violin to the oldest otter at Chicago aquarium

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NBA postpones draft lottery, combine [Video]

NBA postpones draft lottery, combine

Lottery to determine which NBA team gets top draft pick along with the draft combine postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak

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U.S. Supreme Court sidesteps major gun rights ruling [Video]

U.S. Supreme Court sidesteps major gun rights ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a challenge to New York City restrictions on handgun owners transporting their firearms outside the home, avoiding the battle over the scope of the right to..

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Some NBA practice facilities could re-open next week, ESPN reports [Video]

Some NBA practice facilities could re-open next week, ESPN reports

Some NBA practice facilities could re-open next Friday but does not mean resumption of the suspended season is imminent, according to reports

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Dr. Fauci comments on higher rate of mortality among African-Americans [Video]

Dr. Fauci comments on higher rate of mortality among African-Americans

The new coronavirus is killing African-Americans at a higher rate than the U.S. population at large, according to preliminary numbers from Louisiana, Michigan and Illinois that officials say point to..

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Walgreens to launch 15 mobile coronavirus testing sites [Video]

Walgreens to launch 15 mobile coronavirus testing sites

Walgreens Boots Alliance is launching 15 'drive thru' coronavirus testing sites in the U.S. The tests are able to produce results in a matter of minutes. Conway G. Gittens has the details.

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Murder-Suicide Thought To Have Been Triggered By Fears Of COVID-19 [Video]

Murder-Suicide Thought To Have Been Triggered By Fears Of COVID-19

An Illinois man fearing he'd contracted the novel coronavirus COVID-19 killed his wife and then himself last week. According to Business Insider, police say the Lockport Township resident reportedly..

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