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Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly, left, confers with Clay Britton, her chief attorney, before a meeting with legislative leaders about an executive order she issued to require people to wear masks in public, Thursday, July 2, 2020, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Kelly says she's worried that if the state doesn't reverse a recent surge in reported coronavirus cases, the state won't be able to reopen K-12 schools in August. (AP Photo/John Hanna)
Kansas newspaper's post equates mask mandate with HolocaustA weekly Kansas newspaper has posted a cartoon on its Facebook page likening the governor’s order requiring people to wear masks in public to the murder of millions of Jews during the Holocaust
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 2, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a news briefing at the White House, in Washington. Trump has visions of establishing by the final months of his second term—should he win one—a “National Garden of American Heroes”  that will pay tribute to some of the prominent figures in the nation’s history that he sees as the “greatest Americans to ever live.” The president unveiled his plan Friday during his speech at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, S.D. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Amid furor over monuments, Trump seeks `garden' of US heroesPresident Donald Trump has a vision for his second term, if he wins one, of establishing a “National Garden of American Heroes.”
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Inmate death at federal jail in Los Angeles ruled a homicideThe death of an inmate at a federal jail in Los Angeles this past week has been ruled a homicide, resulting from stab wounds and strangulation
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Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell, left, and Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin, bump elbows at the conclusion of a House Committee on Financial Services hearing on oversight of the Treasury Department and Federal Reserve pandemic response, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post via AP, Pool)
Trump signs extension of COVID-relief fund for businessesPresident Donald Trump has signed into law a temporary extension of a subsidy program for small businesses battered by the coronavirus, The legislation extends the June 30 deadline for applying for the program to Aug. 8
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this March 12, 2020, file photo, air crew members walk past the international arrival exit at the Capital International Airport terminal 3 in Beijing. President Donald Trump has repeatedly credited his February ban on travelers from mainland China as his signature move against the advance of the coronavirus pandemic -- a “strong wall” that allowed only U.S. citizens inside, he boasted in May. But Trump’s wall was more like a sieve. Exempted were thousands of residents of the Chinese territories of Hong Kong and Macau. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
Trump's `strong wall' to block COVID-19 from China had holesPresident Donald Trump has repeatedly credited his February ban on travelers from mainland China as his signature move against the advance of the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this June 26, 2020, file photo, Dr. Anthony Fauci, right, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, listens as Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a news conference with the Coronavirus task force at the Department of Health and Human Services in Washington. As the public face of the administration's coronavirus response. Vice President Mike Pence has been trying to convince Americans that the country is winning even as cases spike in large parts of the country. For public health experts, that sense of optimism is detached from reality. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
'People aren’t stupid': Pence's virus spin tests credibilityVice President Mike Pence is the public face of the administration's coronavirus response and it's a job that's becoming even more difficult
The Associated Press9 hours ago
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