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Mental health access is vital during pandemic, experts say

Many people may be experiencing increased anxiety during the pandemic, which experts say can be compounded by the sense of isolation that can come with social distancing. → Read More

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Key West Police arrested an 8-year-old at school. His wrists were too small for the handcuffs

Police officers at a Florida elementary school arrested an 8-year-old boy who had allegedly hit a teacher -- only to realize the boy's wrists were too small for the handcuffs. → Read More

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Homes explode in Baltimore, killing 1 and injuring 6 others

One woman died and six people were hospitalized in serious condition after a major explosion in a Baltimore neighborhood, according to the city's Fire Department. → Read More

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Texas scientist and mother of two killed during her regular morning run

A 43-year-old scientist and mother of two was found dead near a creek in Plano, Texas, on Saturday morning after going out for her regular morning run, police said. → Read More

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New Jersey federal judge whose family was attacked details her son's last words

The federal judge whose son was killed and whose husband was shot at their New Jersey home last month called for greater privacy protections for judges in her first comments since the shooting. → Read More

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Bill Gates says other nations had better coronavirus responses than US

While the United States has historically led the way when it comes to dealing with diseases such as smallpox, polio and HIV, other countries were faster with a coronavirus response, Microsoft founder Bill Gates said Thursday. → Read More

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Georgia Tech won't require students to wear masks on campus. Faculty aren't happy

Over 750 faculty at Georgia Tech signed a letter to the University System of Georgia's Board of Regents saying that the school's plan to reopen campus without face mask requirements is dangerous and not based on science. → Read More

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Seattle Police disperse protesters from occupied CHOP area after emergency order

Police dispersed protesters in Seattle's Capitol Hill Occupation Protest (CHOP) area and arrested at least 31 people on Wednesday after an emergency order by Mayor Jenny Durkan. → Read More

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Dept. of Justice looking into noose found in NASCAR star Bubba Wallace's garage stall

Department of Justice investigators said Monday they are looking into the noose that was found in NASCAR star Bubba Wallace's garage stall. → Read More

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Atlanta Police officer who killed Rayshard Brooks charged with felony murder

The Atlanta Police officer who shot and killed Rayshard Brooks at a Wendy's parking lot last week was charged with felony murder and other charges, Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard announced Wednesday. → Read More

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Buffalo protester Martin Gugino has a fractured skull and cannot walk

Martin Gugino, the 75-year-old protester who was pushed by two Buffalo, New York, police officers earlier this month, has a fractured skull and is not able to walk, his lawyer said in a statement provided to CNN on Monday. → Read More

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All four former officers involved in George Floyd's killing now face charges

The former Minneapolis Police officer who pressed his knee into George Floyd's neck was charged with second-degree murder and the three other officers on scene during his killing are charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder, according to court documents. → Read More

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Six Atlanta Police officers are being charged after allegedly using excessive force at protest

Six Atlanta Police officers are being charged with using excessive force during an arrest of two college students at a protest on Saturday night, Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard announced Tuesday. → Read More

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A month after reopening, Georgia coronavirus cases continue slow and steady

A month since Georgia took some of the earliest and most extensive steps to reopen parts of its economy, Covid-19 cases have largely flattened in the state, albeit with a slight recent uptick. → Read More

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Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli agree to plead guilty in college admissions scam

Actress Lori Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, have agreed to plead guilty to conspiracy charges in connection to their role in the college admissions scam, the US Attorney's Office in the District of Massachusetts said. → Read More

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Graceland set to reopen Thursday after coronavirus closings

The gates of Graceland, Elvis Presley's famed home and estate, will reopen with reduced capacity on Thursday, two months after closing due to the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

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Broadway theaters to remain closed through at least September 6

New York City's Broadway theaters will remain closed through at least September 6 because of coronavirus, according to the Broadway League, the national trade association for the Broadway industry. → Read More

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Floridians stopped traveling well before official shutdowns, data shows

The question has vexed epidemiologists for weeks now: How has Florida kept the coronavirus in check, given that official shutdown orders came so much later there than in other states? → Read More

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Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas join 'I for India' concert to raise money for India's Covid-19 response

Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas, Mick Jagger, Will Smith and Mindy Kaling are among the dozens of musicians and celebrities participating in the "iFor India" fundraiser concert Sunday to benefit coronavirus relief. → Read More

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Why the three main types of coronavirus tests can't be easily mass produced

Here's a look at each of the three main tests, their strengths and weaknesses and the holdups that have slowed their mass production. → Read More