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‘They Let Us Down': 5 Takeaways on the C.D.C.'s Coronavirus Response

24 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Early mistakes in testing, aging data systems, clashes with President Trump and an overly cautious culture shook confidence in the nation's premier public health agency.
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The C.D.C. Waited ‘Its Entire Existence for This Moment.' What Went Wrong?

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

The technology was old, the data poor, the bureaucracy slow, the guidance confusing, the administration not in agreement. The coronavirus shook the world's premier health...
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U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Pledges to Let in Hong Kong Citizens if Needed

2 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

HONG KONG - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Wednesday that the United Kingdom stands ready to open the door to almost 3 million Hong Kong citizens as the city's...
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Germany says coronavirus infections rise 342 to 182,370

4 hours ago   |   National Post

BERLIN - The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 342 to 182,370, data from the Robert Koch Institute for infectious diseases showed on Wednesday.
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Will Mike Garcia Stand with Trump or the Clergy and Peaceful Protesters He Tear-Gassed? 

6 hours ago   |   DCCC

Will Mike Garcia Stand with Trump or the Clergy and Peaceful Protesters He Tear-Gassed? Bishop Budde : “He did not pray... he sanctioned the use of tear gas by police officers...
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Gretchen Whitmer: The Coronavirus Is a Civil Rights Battle, Too

8 hours ago   |   NY Times

George Floyd's death and the pandemic both reveal American infections. Why is the federal government undermining my fight against them?
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Dodgers' Dave Roberts Says USA's Leaders 'Aren't Good Listeners' Amid Protests

8 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts opened up about protests across the country sparked by George Floyd's killing to Jorge Castillo of the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday: ...
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U.K. to Publish Details of Quarantine for Overseas Arrivals

8 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

The U.K. will publish details Wednesday of its plan to impose a 14-day quarantine on all overseas arrivals.
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Dodgers' Dave Roberts says country's leaders need to start listening

9 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times   |   3 articles

In wake of George Floyd's death, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts blamed U.S. leaders for not doing enough when it comes to stopping racism.
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Lovie Smith, Brad Underwood and Josh Whitman take voluntary 10% temporary pay cuts at Illinois, with the savings going to a COVID-19 student fund

10 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman, football coach Lovie Smith and men's basketball coach Brad Underwood - along with university Chancellor Robert Jones and five vice...
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Iowa Rep. Steve King Ousted In GOP Primary, AP Projects

Iowa Rep. Steve King Ousted In GOP Primary, AP Projects

After years of incendiary comments on race, King was largely abandoned by GOP leaders. He was defeated in Tuesday's primary by state Sen. Randy Feenstra, according to the... Read more ...

Trump says GOP is pulling convention from North Carolina

Trump says GOP is pulling convention from North Carolina

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he is seeking a new state to host the Republican National Convention after host North Carolina refused to guarantee the event could be held... Read more ...

Tensions rise among Facebook staff as Mark Zuckerberg gives explanation for...

Tensions rise among Facebook staff as Mark Zuckerberg gives explanation for inaction on President Trump posts

The meeting has threatened to ratchet up tensions at Facebook, which has been hit with allegations of right-wing bias from conservatives and criticized by others for tacitly... Read more ...

VIDEO: Thousands stage 'die-in' in Boston in memory of George Floyd

VIDEO: Thousands stage 'die-in' in Boston in memory of George Floyd

Thousands of people in Boston held a "die-in" for 8 minutes 46 seconds, the same amount of time a Minneapolis officer held his knee on George Floyd's neck. Read more ...

Minnesota Files Civil Rights Charge Against Police In George Floyd's Death

Minnesota Files Civil Rights Charge Against Police In George Floyd's Death

The state will investigate whether the Minneapolis Police Department has engaged in systemic discrimination toward people of color, Gov. Tim Walz said. Read more ...

'We all need to do more': Bank of America pledges $1 billion to fight racial...

'We all need to do more': Bank of America pledges $1 billion to fight racial inequality

The billion-dollar donation is an expansion of the several hundreds of millions of dollars Bank of America donates to nonprofits and lends to small, minority businesses. Read more ...

Indiana 2020 Presidential Primary: Floyd County election results

Indiana 2020 Presidential Primary: Floyd County election results

See the up-to-the-minute Indiana primary results for the election on June 2, 2020. Read more ...

Trump tweets that the RNC was 'forced to seek another state' for convention...

Trump tweets that the RNC was 'forced to seek another state' for convention as North Carolina says it will stick to COVID-19 measures

President Donald Trump announced Tuesday night that the Republican National Convention will no longer be hosted in North Carolina after Gov. Roy Cooper refused to host a... Read more ...

Teen accused of authoring Facebook post encouraging riot in New Hampshire

Teen accused of authoring Facebook post encouraging riot in New Hampshire

Authorities said they arrested a teenager who was allegedly behind a social media post encouraging a riot. Read more ...

DC Episcopal bishop: 'I am outraged' by President Trump church visit

DC Episcopal bishop: 'I am outraged' by President Trump church visit

The bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington sharply criticized President Donald Trump for a visit to the historic St. John's Church across from the White House Monday... Read more ...