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Surveillance Bill Once Again Tripped Up With New Opposition From Justice Department

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Attorney General William Barr would recommend the White House veto the legislation, which the House is set to vote on Wednesday, according to the DOJ. He had helped draft an earlier version.

A Bold Pitch To Boost School Funding For The Nation's Most Vulnerable Students

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A new report proposes a radical solution to America's school funding inequities: Leave district lines in place, but spread the wealth.

'We're Running Out Of Time': Census Turns To Congress To Push Deadlines

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Census Bureau officials say they can no longer meet the current legal deadlines for delivering the 2020 census results. Some House Democrats have introduced a new bill to grant four-month extensions.

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WHO Warns Of A 'Second Peak' In Countries That Reopen Too Quickly

So far, there is no seasonal pattern to coronavirus outbreaks, says Dr. Margaret Harris of the WHO. Lockdowns may no longer be necessary, but infections do rise when restrictions are relaxed rapidly.

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In Large Texas Cities, Access To Coronavirus Testing May Depend On Where You Live

An NPR investigation shows that Black and Latino neighborhoods in four large Texas cities have fewer coronavirus testing sites, leaving communities blind to potential COVID-19 outbreaks.

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Midwest: Coronavirus-Related Restrictions By State

Get the latest on coronavirus-related restrictions in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

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South: Coronavirus-Related Restrictions By State

Get the latest on coronavirus-related restrictions in the Southern states — from Texas to Virginia, from Oklahoma to Florida, Georgia and more — plus D.C. and Puerto Rico.

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West: Coronavirus-Related Restrictions By State

Get the latest on coronavirus-related restrictions in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming.

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Federal Government Approves Methadone Deliveries During Pandemic

The highly regulated medication for opioid addiction has to be taken every day, otherwise patients risk a painful withdrawal. Normally, doses have to be picked up from a treatment center.

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Northeast: Coronavirus-Related Restrictions By State

Get the latest on coronavirus-related restrictions in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont.

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George Floyd's Death Stokes Calls For Minneapolis Officers To Be Charged

Neither Floyd's family nor the protesters who gathered Tuesday night are satisfied by the firing of four officers. A video showing an officer's knee on Floyd's neck has inspired national outrage.

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Disney World And Other Florida Theme Parks Outline Reopening Plans

The popular theme parks will open their doors in the next few weeks, and say they're planning to keep guests and employees as safe as possible.

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Why Parts Of Rural America Are Pushing Back On Coronavirus Restrictions

Conservative challenges to statewide stay-at-home orders are mounting in counties that have few coronavirus cases. "This has become a rural versus urban issue," political scientist Kathy Cramer says.