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FILE - In this May 21, 2020, file photo, people in San Francisco's Dolores Park sit inside painted circles designed to help them keep a healthy distance to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. A new analysis published in the journal Lancet on Monday, June 1, 2020, provides reassurance that masks and social distancing help but hand washing and other measures are still needed to control the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
Masks and social distancing work, new analysis findsA new analysis finds masks and social distancing help but hand washing and other measures are still needed to control the coronavirus
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Brands weigh in on national protests over police brutalityAs thousands of protesters take to the street in response to police killings of black people, companies are wading into the national conversation but taking care to get their messaging right
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FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2019 file photo, Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, leaves the federal court following a status conference in Washington. FBI Director Christopher Wray has ordered an internal review into possible misconduct in the investigation of former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn. That's according to an FBI statement issued Friday. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Judge: Justice Department reversal in Flynn case 'unusual'A federal judge is defending his decision not to quickly approve the Justice Department’s request to dismiss its own criminal case against former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn
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Depression forms in Gulf, heavy rain threat for south MexicoA tropical depression has formed in the Gulf of Mexico and forecasters warn it could become a tropical storm during the night or on Tuesday as it threatens to dump heavy rains over southern Mexico and parts of Central America
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Jamie Foxx speaks to a large crowd during a "Kneel-In" to protest police racism on the steps of City Hall, Monday, June 1, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Celebs take to streets for historic demonstrationsFrom actors Jamie Foxx and John Cusack to supermodel Emily Ratajkowski and “Insecure” star Kendrick Sampson, many celebrities decided to do more than just tweet about their outrage over the killings of black people at the hands of police
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White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany speaks during a news conference at the White House, Monday, June 1, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
A look at the antifa movement Trump is blaming for violencePresident Donald Trump has blamed antifa activists for violence at protests over police killings of black people but antifa isn’t an organization — it’s an umbrella term for far-left-leaning militant groups
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Terrence Floyd, center, at the spot in the intersection of 38th Street and Chicago Avenue, Minneapolis, Minn., where his brother George Floyd, encountered police and died while in their custody, Monday June 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
On the spot where George Floyd died, his brother urges calmGeorge Floyd's brother says violence isn't going to bring his brother back
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Wearing face masks amid the new coronavirus pandemic, a teacher leads his class on the first day back to a rural school near Empalme Olmos, Uruguay, Monday, June 1, 2020, as Uruguay’s total lockdown begins to ease. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico)
South America ignores Europe and reopens as virus peak nearsSouth American countries have begun easing COVID-19 restrictions even as the region hurtles toward its viral peak, disregarding the example set by European nations that were battered earlier by the virus
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Vehicles for the District of Columbia National Guard are seen outside the D.C. Armory, Monday, June 1, 2020, in Washington. Protests have erupted across the United States to protest the death of Floyd, a black man who was killed in police custody in Minneapolis on May 25. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Barr: Law enforcement must ‘dominate’ streets amid protestsU.S. officials are vowing to “maximize federal law enforcement presence” in the nation’s capital after days of violent demonstrations
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Publishers sue Internet Archive over scanning of booksFour of the country’s biggest publishers have sued a digital library for copyright infringement
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FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2014, file photo, pedestrians make their way in front of the Metropolitan Opera house at New York's Lincoln Center. Met Opera will delay opening night of the season to Dec. 31, calling off four of five new productions, eliminating February break. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
Met Opera cuts season by 3 1/2 months, to shorten some showsThe Metropolitan Opera season is getting shorter, along with some of its shows
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Gunmen attack refugee camp in Niger, cut off water supplyThe U.N. refugee agency says three people are dead after dozens of gunmen on motorcycles attacked a town in western Niger and cut off the local water supply and mobile phone network
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