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74% of Americans view George Floyd’s death as an underlying racial injustice problem

Nearly three-fourths of Americans view the death of George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer as a sign of an underlying racial injustice problem, a new ABC News/Ipsos ...

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Black Lives Matter protests aren’t just happening in big cities. They’re also in America’s small towns

As a person of color, Kaneesha Willie has dealt with racism her entire life. Participating in her hometown’s protest in Paducah, Kentucky, gave her an opportunity to show her young, ...

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Protests have swept the US these past six days in the wake of George Floyd’s death

Protests have swept the US these past six days in the wake of George Floyd’s death at the hands of police in Minnesota. While some police departments have been accused ...

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Daily deaths in US now more than 10% higher than in previous years

The number of people dying each day in the United States since early April has been consistently more than 10% higher than in previous years, according to a new report ...

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New York City to administer 6,000 more coronavirus tests daily

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New York City intends to administer 6,000 more diagnostic tests per day to identify cases of the novel coronavirus, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Sunday. A statement from the ...

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New Jersey governor lays out plan to boost testing, contact tracing

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) on Tuesday laid out his plan to boost testing and contact tracing in the Garden State as pressure mounts on him to begin reopening ...

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New York is investigating more than 90 children with “Covid-related diseases,” governor says

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the state is currently investigating more than 90 cases of “Covid-related diseases” in young children. “We have 93 cases we’re investigating of young children ...

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Hydroxychloroquine could cause heart problems, news study shows

A new study shows that hydroxychloroquine, the drug touted by President Trump, does not work against Covid-19 and could cause heart problems. The study was the largest of its kind ...

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A nurse has been accused of stealing a credit card from her dying Covid-19 patient

Police say a nurse at a New York City hospital faces charges for stealing a credit card of a former Covid-19 patient while hospitalized, which the patient’s daughter says was ...

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Number of hospitalizations is up slightly in New York City

The number of people admitted into hospitals for Covid-19 as of yesterday was 113, which is up slightly from the 92 admitted April 30, New York City Mayor Bill de ...

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