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Rebekah Sager
June 29, 2020 - 1:20 pm
A man from Los Angeles, California and his 27 relatives tested positive for coronavirus, including his father, who died from the deadly virus.
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This is an April 30, 2020, file photo showing Gilead Sciences headquarters in Foster City, Calif.
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AP News
June 29, 2020 - 12:55 pm
The maker of a drug shown to shorten recovery time for severely ill COVID-19 patients says it will charge $2,340 for a typical treatment course for people covered by government health programs in the United States and other developed countries.
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Paloma Wu holds a Black Lives Matter banner while calling for a new Mississippi state flag, while current flag supporters wave the flag as both sides make their sentiments known.
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AP News
June 29, 2020 - 11:39 am
Mississippi will retire the last state flag in the U.S. with the Confederate battle emblem, more than a century after white supremacist legislators adopted the design a generation after the South lost the Civil War. Read more here.
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Dave Cohen
June 29, 2020 - 11:11 am
In a 5-4 decision, the US Supreme Court has struck down a Louisiana abortion law. Chief Justice John Roberts joined the court’s four more liberal justices in the ruling.
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Christy Strawser
June 29, 2020 - 10:48 am
Derek Chauvin, the officer infamously captured on video with his knee on George Floyd’s neck, faces a court hearing on June 29 along with the three officers charged with aiding and abetting Floyd’s murder.
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Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris (12) drives to the basket against the Golden State Warriors in the second quarter at the Chase Center.
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Dave Uram
June 29, 2020 - 8:56 am
Some consider the 76ers to be a “sleeper” team in the NBA, if the league restarts game play in a month. Commissioner Adam Silver says he has some concerns about the number of cases in Florida, where NBA's campus will be located. Read more here.
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Paul Kurtz
June 29, 2020 - 8:08 am
The coronavirus appears to be casting a long shadow over our summer vacation plans. A new report finds people are curtailing travel over concerns about COVID-19. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump pumps his fist as he walks on the South Lawn after arriving on Marine One at the White House, Thursday, June 25, 2020, in Washington. Trump is returning from Wisconsin.
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AP News
June 28, 2020 - 2:16 pm
President Donald Trump on Sunday denied that he had been briefed on reported U.S. intelligence that a Russian military intelligence unit secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing American troops in Afghanistan. Read more here.
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The seats are empty at the Amway Center in Orlando, home of the NBA’s Orlando Magic, on Thursday, March 12, 2020. The NBA has suspended the season due to the coronavirus -- as have other sports.
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Dave Uram
June 26, 2020 - 9:56 am
It’s been about 15 weeks since major professional teams have played their respective sports. If everything goes as planned, most will return in made-for-television form next month — with some of them happening in bubble-like environments. Read more here.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., joined by House Democrats spaced for social distancing, speaks during a news conference on the House East Front Steps on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 25, 2020.
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Mike Dougherty
June 26, 2020 - 9:26 am
The U.S. House passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act on Thursday night with a vote mostly along party lines. Only a few Republicans supported the bill. One was a Bucks County congressman. Read more here.
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