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In Case of Emergency, Make Art

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

Hand a kid colored pencils and the trepidation and confusion of the coronavirus pandemic transmutes into striped penguins.
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Police vehicles set ablaze during protest for George Floyd in Philadelphia

1 hour ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Protests in the memory of George Floyd have now turned violent. Near Broad and Vine Streets, protest from the Art Museum splintered off. This is what remains: 2 State Trooper...
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Genomic analysis shows long-term genetic mixing in West Asia before world's first cities

4 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Scientists analyzed DNA data from 110 skeletal remains in West Asia dated 3,000 to 7,500 years ago. The study reveals how a high level of human movement in West Asia during the...
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US has DEADLIEST police culture in modern world, they only know incarceration & brutality - George Floyd family co-counsel

US has DEADLIEST police culture in modern world, they only know incarceration & brutality - George Floyd family co-counsel

5 hours ago   |   RT

George Floyd died at the hands of uniformed officers, proving yet again that the US has the “deadliest police culture,” the like of which is nowhere to be found in the modern...
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Young aspiring Chicago filmmakers organize Worldscene virtual film festival

6 hours ago   |   ABC

Worldscene Film Festival is curated by young people studying film making through a program with BUILD Chicago.
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Arts Avenue: Florentine Opera amid the pandemic

Arts Avenue: Florentine Opera amid the pandemic

8 hours ago   |   WISN

A special performance live on WISN 12!
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Is Star Wars Dying?

9 hours ago   |   Wired

The fanbase is fractured and the future seems unclear.
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Today Should Be Wanamaker Organ Day 2020, But Macy's Is Still Closed

9 hours ago   |   Forbes

It is eerily quiet inside the Center City Philadelphia Macy's store, home of one of the world's largest pipe organs. Today is supposed to be the 27th Wanamaker Organ Day. But...
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Despite pandemic, Ashleigh Gordon celebrates black musical artistry

12 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Ashleigh Gordon is a professional musician. The violist needs to play. And so, pandemic be damned, Gordon has found new, adventurous ways to perform. Gordon has had a storied...
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What Would Prince Think? People Imagine ‘The Purple One' Reacting To Minneapolis Protests

What Would Prince Think? People Imagine ‘The Purple One' Reacting To Minneapolis Protests

13 hours ago   |   News One   |   2 articles

The ongoing protests following the in-custody death of George Floyd have some of the country's biggest cities rallying around Minneapolis by sparking their own demonstrations...
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Supreme Court rules against church fighting social distancing restrictions

Supreme Court rules against church fighting social distancing restrictions

The Supreme Court has ruled that state officials can limit in-person church gatherings during the pandemic. The 5-4 decision saw Chief Justice John Roberts joining forces with... Read more ...

Elon Musk's historic SpaceX mission makes successful launch

Elon Musk's historic SpaceX mission makes successful launch

Elon Musk, with an assist from NASA, opened up space for private business Saturday when two veteran astronauts shot off in orbit on the first-ever manned commercial space... Read more ...

Military Police Ordered To Prepare To Deploy To Minnesota

Military Police Ordered To Prepare To Deploy To Minnesota

The order follows a night of angry protests in Minneapolis and nationwide. As many as 800 personnel could move within four hours at the governor's request, a U.S. official told... Read more ...

Supreme Court sides with California's religious gathering limit, rejects...

Supreme Court sides with California's religious gathering limit, rejects church's claim

In a 5-4 decision Friday, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of California Gov. Gavin Newsom's guidance to restrict religious gatherings. Read more ...

Barr threatens to bust 'far-left extremist groups' in Floyd unrest

Barr threatens to bust 'far-left extremist groups' in Floyd unrest

Attorney General William Barr announced on Saturday that he won't wince at prosecuting protesters who cross state lines to participate in violent rioting as protests and unrest... Read more ...

Get tougher with protesters, or federal government sends military - Trump...

Get tougher with protesters, or federal government sends military - Trump warns ‘Liberal governors & mayors'

President Donald Trump has warned states and cities if they don't get “much tougher” on protesters then the federal government will get involved using the military, who... Read more ...

Trump warned protestors would've faced 'vicious dogs' and 'ominous weapons'...

Trump warned protestors would've faced 'vicious dogs' and 'ominous weapons' if crowd breached White House fence during George Floyd rally

President Donald Trump spoke out on the protest over George Floyd's death that gathered demonstrators in Washington DC, specifically across from the White House. Trump posted a... Read more ...

Weston McKennie wears 'Justice for George' armband during Bundesliga match

Weston McKennie wears 'Justice for George' armband during Bundesliga match

The 21-year-old midfielder brought the Justice for George campaign overseas during his team's match on Saturday. Read more ...

Allegheny County's COVID-19 cases increase by 27, but no new deaths

Allegheny County's COVID-19 cases increase by 27, but no new deaths

Allegheny County reports 27 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, but no new deaths, which continues a trend of fewer and fewer cases and deaths Read more ...

Protests over death of George Floyd happening in downtown Pittsburgh

Protests over death of George Floyd happening in downtown Pittsburgh

A group of protesters is gathering in downtown Pittsburgh Saturday afternoon in response to the death of George Floyd. Read more ...