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George Floyd live updates: Memorial service for Floyd, hearing for officers starting soon

George Floyd memorial to be held in Minneapolis. Drew Brees apologizes for comments. AG warns convicting cops won't be easy. Latest on Floyd's death.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond to come down 'as soon as possible,' Va. gov says; 4 others on Monument Avenue to be removed, too

The Robert E. Lee statue and other Confederate monuments on Richmond's Monument Avenue will be removed amid protests over George Floyd's death.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Senate Democrats, some kneeling, honor George Floyd with moment of silence at Capitol

Senate Democrats stood in silence for 8 minutes and 46 seconds at the Capitol to honor the lives of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Americans disapprove of Trump response to George Floyd death and protests, polls find

A majority said in an Emerson College poll that race relations are now just as bad (30%) or worse (25%) than they were during the civil rights era.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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'I have been living a nightmare,' mother says as Iran releases American Navy veteran Michael White

White had been granted a medical furlough and transferred to Swiss custody in Tehran after he contracted COVID-19 in an Iranian prison in March.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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George Floyd, Lea Michele and the problem with performative outrage

When expressing outrage is as easy as posting a hashtag or an empty black square, there's a question of whether it's genuine or performative.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Georgia investigator describes racial slur used after Ahmaud Arbery was shot

A Georgia investigator alleges that a white man used a racial slur while Ahmaud Arbery lay dying after being shot.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Enter the Fat Dragon Trailer: Donnie Yen Stars in New Martial Arts Movie

Enter the Fat Dragon trailer: Donnie Yen stars in new martial arts movie Well Go USA has released the official trailer for the upcoming martial arts comedy film titled Enter the Fat Dragon, featuring acclaimed Hong Kong actor Donnie Yen. The film will have its U.S. debut on July 14 on VOD, Blu-ray and DVD. Check out the video in the player below! RELATED: Peninsula Trailer: The Train to Busan Sequel Arrives! Based on the 1978 film of the same name, Enter the Fat Dragon is a hilarious chronic...
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Run The Jewels released fourth album early to help fans 'deal with it all'

Run the Jewels, a rap duo of Killer Mike and El-P, and YG dropped new music touching on racism and police brutality.          [Author: USA TODAY]
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'Where are you?' Dwayne Johnson jabs at Trump's lack of 'compassionate leadership' amid George Floyd protests

Dwayne Johnson lamented the lack of a "compassionate leader" in a video address amid George Floyd protests around the country.          [Author: USA TODAY]
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Florida State player calls out coach, says team won't work out 'until further notice'

Florida State DT Marvin Wilson said players will boycott workouts, frustrated by coach Mike Norvell's handling of protests over George Floyd's death.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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'He'll never see her grow up': George Floyd mourned by children, family, friends and strangers

Who was George Floyd? A man who moved to Minneapolis from his hometown of Houston several years ago looking for a fresh start. A dad. A "gentle giant.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Drew Brees apologizes for his comments on protesting during national anthem after backlash

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees publicly apologized for "insensitive" comments he made about NFL players protesting during the national anthem.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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George Floyd live updates: Friend says he didn't resist arrest; AG warns convicting 4 police officers won't be easy; Brees apologizes

George Floyd memorial to be held in Minneapolis. Drew Brees apologizes for comments. AG warns convicting cops won't be easy. Latest on Floyd's death.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Beyoncé urges protesters to remain 'focused;' Cara Delevingne, more stars take to the streets

Beyoncé, Cara Delevingne and more celebrities are taking part as thousands of protesters across the country demand justice for George Floyd and more.          [Author: USA TODAY]
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Another 1.9 million workers seek jobless benefits as layoffs persist even as states reopen economies

1.9 million workers file for unemployment even as states begin letting businesses reopen after coronavirus-related shutdowns. Claims are a gauge of layoffs.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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'Where are you?' Dwayne Johnson mulls lack of compassionate leadership amid George Floyd protests

Dwayne Johnson lamented the lack of a "compassionate leader" in a video address amid George Floyd protests around the country.          [Author: USA TODAY]
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Your coronavirus need-to-know: Philly mayor tells residents to stop flushing face masks; Fauci talks schools reopening

We are bringing you the top headlines on COVID-19 from the US and around the world.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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It feels like the American experiment is failing. Here's how we can still save it.

We can transform the tide of rising rancor, deepening division and increasing isolation into a wave of respect, connection and belonging.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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George Floyd live updates: Memorial in Minneapolis on Thursday; Barack Obama pushes police reform; Mattis blasts Trump

George Floyd memorial service to be held in Minneapolis Thursday. Obama pushes police reform. Richmond statues to be removed. Latest on Floyd's death.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Kids need to talk about George Floyd, protests and racism. With coronavirus school closures, it's hard to do.

To help kids make sense of George Floyd's death and resulting protests, teachers shouldn't shy away from words like 'racism' or 'white supremacy.'         [Author: USA TODAY]
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'George Floyd's life mattered': Duchess Meghan gives emotional graduation speech amid protests

Duchess Meghan called on young people to help the U.S. rebuild its foundation amid protests over the killing of George Floyd in a graduation video.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Opinion: Drew Brees' egregious fumble could fracture relationships, threaten Saints' cohesion

Future Hall of Famer Drew Brees has fractured precious relationships within the New Orleans Saints locker room, and he has threatened team cohesion.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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A coronavirus vaccine could require you to get two shots. Here's why.

There's a high likelihood a coronavirus vaccine will need two shots a month or so apart, with the possibility of a booster several years later.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Lea Michele apologizes after 'Glee's Samantha Ware accuses her of 'traumatic microaggressions'

After Lea Michele apologized Wednesday, her "Glee" costar Heather Morris weighed in on the controversy.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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George Floyd live updates: Friend says he didn't resist arrest; AG warns convicting 4 police officers won't be easy; Mattis blasts Trump

George Floyd memorial service to be held in Minneapolis Thursday. Obama pushes police reform. Richmond statues to be removed. Latest on Floyd's death.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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GOP, Democratic conventions face uncertainties around coronavirus, but delegates are still eager

Both Republicans and Democrats say they are undaunted about attending in person, as organizers adapt their plans to allow more space between visitors.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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America's overdue reckoning with white supremacy: 'We have allowed evil to flourish'

White people have to finally face up to our failure to eradicate the white supremacy that infects our society.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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George Floyd service, jobless claims, Arbery suspects in court: 5 things to know Thursday

George Floyd will be remembered at a service in Minneapolis, another numbing wave of layoffs is expected to be announced and more you need to know Thursday.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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'We must change now': 16-year-old tennis star Coco Gauff gives powerful speech at protest in Florida

Coco Gauff, the 16-year-old tennis star has taken a stance on racial injustice and the recent killing of George Floyd: she wants change to happen now.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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