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National Guard Called In to Quell Violence in Los Angeles Hamodia

A fourth day of violence in Los Angeles prompted the mayor to impose a rare citywide curfew and call in the National Guard after demonstrators clashed repeatedly with officers, torched…

National

Tear Gas and Burning Cars in U.S. Cities as Unrest ContinuesHamodia

Tense protests over the death of George Floyd and other police killings of black men grew Saturday from New York to Tulsa to Los Angeles, with police cars set ablaze…

Protesters Converge on White House for Second Straight DayHamodia

Shouting “Black Lives Matter” and “I can’t breathe,” hundreds of people converged on the White House for a second straight day Saturday to protest the death of George Floyd in…

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World

China: Two New Coronavirus Cases, Asymptomatic Case on German CharterHamodia

China announced on Sunday two new confirmed cases of coronavirus and four new asymptomatic cases, including one person without symptoms of COVID-19 on a chartered flight from Germany. The two…

China Media Bristles at U.S. Moves on Hong Kong Over National Security PushHamodia

China’s state media lashed out on Sunday at possible retaliatory moves by the United States to impose sanctions and end Hong Kong’s special status if Beijing imposes new national security…

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Regional

Cuomo Signs Bill Granting Front-Line Worker Death BenefitsHamodia

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Saturday granting death benefits to the families of police officers, public health workers and other front-line workers who have died of the…

NYC Protests Resume as Mayor Pleads for CalmHamodia

Protesters returned to the streets of New York City for a third straight day Saturday, even as New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio pleaded for calm after a demonstration…

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Politics

Biden Staff Donate to Group That Pays Bail in Riot-Torn MinneapolisHamodia

Campaign staff for Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden are advertising their donations to a group that pays bail fees in Minneapolis after the city’s police jailed people protesting the killing…

House Votes Remotely for First Time Ever as Republicans Mount ChallengeHamodia

House lawmakers cast the first-ever remote congressional floor votes Wednesday, albeit under a legal cloud after Republican leaders filed a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the arrangement. The new…

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Business

U.S. Food Prices See Historic Jump and Are Likely to Stay HighHamodia

As if trips to the grocery store weren’t nerve-wracking enough, U.S. shoppers lately have seen the costs of meat, eggs and even potatoes soar as the coronavirus has disrupted processing…

Wall Street Pushes Higher to Extend Week’s Healthy GainsHamodia

Stocks are pushing higher in midday trading on Wall Street Thursday, extending this week’s rally built on hopes for a coming economic revival. The S&P 500 was up 0.7% as…

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Health, Science & Technology

SpaceX Rocket Ship Blasts Off Into Orbit With Two AmericansHamodia

A rocket ship built by Elon Musk’s SpaceX company thundered away from Earth with two Americans on Saturday, ushering in a new era in commercial space travel and putting the…

A PPE Fee at the Dentist? New Requirements Could Raise Prices for PatientsHamodia

When the dentist’s office called to cancel Laura Lizcano’s appointment for a crown and cavity filling in March because of the coronavirus, she wasn’t terribly worried. The 25-year-old freelance musician…

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