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Permalink - Posted on 2020-07-04 11:58, modified at 22:08
The president says no one told him about the threat to U.S. troops in Afghanistan. Reports say the information was available in a detailed intelligence file called the President's Daily Briefing.
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In a speech on the eve of July Fourth, the president denounced protesters who call for the removal of Confederate statues and announced he would establish a National Garden Of American Heroes.
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It's not that young adults aren't worried about the pandemic, psychologists say, but they are at far greater risk of dying by suicide. Finding ways beyond screens to foster social bonds is crucial.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-07-04 22:27, modified at 22:31
The Paycheck Protection Program, enacted to help small businesses dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, had expired Tuesday. With Trump's signature Saturday, the new deadline to apply is Aug. 8.
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Both Florida and South Carolina reported their highest-ever daily totals for new cases. They're not alone: The number is spiking across the U.S., and July Fourth celebrations may only make it worse.
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Japanese officials say it's the heaviest rainfall ever recorded in the region. More than 200,000 people were asked to evacuate.
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Police have the driver in custody, but no motive has been given. Videos on social media depict the vehicle apparently swerving into a group of protesters on a freeway overnight.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-07-04 12:15, modified at 12:27
A map of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths around the world. The respiratory disease has spread rapidly across six continents and has killed thousands of people.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-07-04 12:15, modified at 12:24
View NPR's maps and graphics to see where COVID-19 is hitting hardest in the U.S., which state outbreaks are growing and which are leveling off.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-07-04 11:58, modified at 20:05
Transgender people in Idaho say two new state laws are aimed at making their lives much harder. One involves changing the sex listed on birth certificates. The other affects trans athletes.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-07-04 11:01, modified at 20:05
Many countries shut down international air travel when the pandemic began. Routes are reopening again, but you may need a COVID-19 test before you board.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-07-04 11:01, modified at 18:02
Activists say the pandemic and racial justice protests have contributed to a climate that is more favorable to progressive candidates and ideas.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-07-04 01:19, modified at 15:55
The main suspect's girlfriend has been charged with helping dismember the body. Guillen's family says the killing came after sexual harassment.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-07-03 22:30, modified on 2020-07-04 15:55
For years, some Chicago police officers tortured suspects. Survivors fought for reparations — and got them. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-07-03 20:38, modified at 20:58
Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a leading critic of the kingdom's crown prince, was killed in Istanbul in 2018. Twenty Saudis are standing trial in absentia in Khashoggi's death.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-07-03 20:25, modified at 20:58
It had been scheduled for July 14, hosted by the Los Angeles Dodgers. The next All-Star Game is set for summer 2021 in Atlanta.
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Models developed by mathematical epidemiologists project that tens of thousands of lives across the U.S. can be saved by more people wearing face masks.
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Demand for plexiglass has skyrocketed due to the coronavirus as businesses worldwide install protective barriers.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-07-03 19:55, modified on 2020-07-04 00:30
A lower-court judge had allowed less rigorous terms for absentee voting because of the pandemic. That ruling was blocked a dozen days before a primary run-off there.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-07-03 17:43, modified on 2020-07-04 01:36
Corporate sponsors and investors have put pressure on the D.C. football team. Cleveland's baseball team says it wants to embrace the need for social justice.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-07-03 15:28, modified at 18:20
Effective July 10, travelers from "reduced risk" countries, including Spain, France, Germany and Italy, won't have to self-Isolate for 14 days. The U.S. is not among the exempt countries.