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The plan will likely put students in school twice a week. Mayor Bill de Blasio said 75% of families wanted to send their kids back to school.
July 8, 2020
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A joint effort by former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders to unify Democrats around Biden's candidacy has produced its policy recommendations.
July 8, 2020
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Mayor Sylvester Turner announced the move on Wednesday, as the city reported hundreds of new cases of COVID-19.
July 8, 2020
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The Ivy League has put all sports on hold until at least January, while Stanford plans to discontinue 11 of its 36 varsity programs after this academic year.
July 8, 2020
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Despite the pandemic, Census Bureau officials say they've determined it's safe enough for visits to unresponsive homes in parts of Connecticut, Indiana, Kansas, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington.
July 8, 2020
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Filed as part of a motion to dismiss charges against one of the officers, the transcripts also appear to show an officer expressing concern about Floyd's well-being in the moments before his death.
July 8, 2020
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"I hear a woman in the crowd yell out, 'Don't kill him.' And in that second, I realize that she's talking about me," Vauhxx Booker tells NPR.
July 8, 2020
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The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has put a hold on the medical examiner's official autopsy report while it investigates the deputy-involved shooting. The family wants that report released.
July 8, 2020
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With bookings down and cancellations on the rise amid a surge in new COVID-19 cases, United's furloughs will be a "gut punch" to employees when federal coronavirus relief funding runs out.
July 8, 2020
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When the city of Mobile, Ala., took down a statue of a Confederate naval officer it sparked a conversation about what the statue meant, and how the city's Confederate history should be portrayed.
July 8, 2020
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Experiments in people have long shown that the presence of indifferent bystanders hurts the chances that someone will help a stranger in an emergency. Rats, it turns out, behave the same way.
July 8, 2020
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A two-year investigation concludes the social network's leaders made decisions that were "significant setbacks for civil rights."
July 8, 2020
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Protesters gathered hours after an announcement that a curfew would be reinstated. Now President Aleksandar Vučić says it "probably" won't happen — despite an "alarming" surge in cases.
July 8, 2020
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Organizers announced on Wednesday that the Ryder Cup will be held in September 2021 instead of the initially scheduled 2020 date. It is the first postponement of the event since Sept. 11.
July 8, 2020
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Trump's campaign has long wanted a sports arena packed to the rafters, but the president concedes in an interview that the worsening Florida outbreak may force those plans to shift.
July 8, 2020

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