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It's been five months since the economy ground to a halt, thanks to stay-at-home orders imposed to stop the pandemi… https://t.co/A0Tp26DM1cFor many years, Dr. José Gabriel López-Plascencia was one of the few Spanish-speaking doctors South Phoenix -- some… https://t.co/HEo2D2tVCaMassachusetts now assigns contract tracers to help with errands so people who have COVID-19 can stay in quarantine.… https://t.co/8terrXe52YChinese and Hong Kong officials vowed the new national security law only would target a small minority. Instead, au… https://t.co/7ZHowS0QbtA now-former administrator of Opera Theatre of St. Louis was arrested last month for child sex trafficking in the s… https://t.co/s7wMFUyU3uMauritius has declared a state of environmental emergency after a cargo ship leaked oil into its pristine waters.… https://t.co/zn856JOgA0Rep. Ilhan Omar has won her primary after facing several challengers — the most prominent being a first-time politi… https://t.co/yPKoEsFy9VThe new postmaster general is shaking up the Postal Service — and some workers are alarmed. "Mail is beginning to… https://t.co/1BcJCZuUeaAlready hampered by the coronavirus, Census Bureau workers are scrambling to visit households that haven't filled o… https://t.co/DOWjTMKdqKThe parents of Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old violinist who died last year after Colorado police put him in two chok… https://t.co/otVeFw2ii3TSA officers are finding guns in carry on bags at airport security checkpoints at a rate 3 times higher than they d… https://t.co/qI9r8Q58faDemocrats saw a surge in voter registrations in June as protests against racism and police brutality were launched… https://t.co/hnOxsThsI3Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden has chosen Sen. Kamala Harris to be his running mate. @asmamk has more d… https://t.co/vNcXrtVVcyNevada has one of the highest rates of new infections, rivaling some of the hardest hit southern states. An NPR… https://t.co/h4ypAZb9by
8/12
2020
Barely a week after Georgia reopened its public schools, one school district has ordered 925 students, teachers and… https://t.co/Ihkb6DmN5ZAnti-government blockades to protest Bolivia’s postponement of the presidential election continue amid allegations… https://t.co/cJwt35QrNJNew Zealand has been hailed as a global exemplar in its efforts to control the coronavirus. How will they respond n… https://t.co/MouzvdUXqvVoting is slightly different in every county and state across the country — but on the whole, it will be easier to… https://t.co/D9U72cujvkAs the U.S. government plans to execute Lezmond Mitchell, the Navajo Nation has asked President Trump to reduce his… https://t.co/O4rli6QHAeJUST IN: Joe Biden has picked Kamala Harris as his running mate. She'll be the first African American nominated for… https://t.co/GxvENcZhdXVeteran strategist Stuart Stevens says the Republican party's support for President Trump reflects a complete aband… https://t.co/KtDDpIIXO2The Big Ten Conference is postponing its college football season and other fall sports as coronavirus cases continu… https://t.co/s1IfXRi6wERussia's new COVID-19 vaccine, dubbed Sputnik-V, has been met with initial skepticism, as it has yet to complete Ph… https://t.co/gHHPTt1UFQIf you're tired of binge-watching TV during the pandemic, Mother Nature has an alternative tonight: The annual Pers… https://t.co/s6SjbkhAPzNEW: I spoke with 13 current & former employees at the Census Bureau's local #2020Census offices. With the shortene… https://t.co/lgTij7FQka
Retweeted by NPRCarmen Best, Seatte's first Black police chief, announced her resignation after the City Council decided to cut the… https://t.co/siTNn4xQGyNetflix might be your best friend in this pandemic, but how'd it get so successful? In this episode, @samsanders ta… https://t.co/XAsWq4xDpP
Retweeted by NPRCrowds have returned to national parks around the U.S. In recent weeks, the number of cars entering Yellowstone has… https://t.co/HSeZQtHiINThe Democratic National Convention's first night will include speeches by Sen. Bernie Sanders and former first lady… https://t.co/9OReOhwISV.@Howibuiltthis' @guyraz is live with @iamsambee. Previously on the Daily Show and now on @FullFrontalSamB, she of… https://t.co/GOm7YBAhQPMost laboratory biology is done on just a few organisms -- ones that reproduce fast, are easy to care for, and most… https://t.co/7pRCvuZfgcRussian President Vladimir Putin says Russia is the first country to register a coronavirus vaccine, but experts wa… https://t.co/CovbzB8xggWhen kettlebells are outlawed, only outlaws have kettlebells. Pandemic rules have provided a reminder that when a… https://t.co/vGJ4bBwV7ISo far this year, tens of thousands of primary ballots have been rejected around the country because they arrived t… https://t.co/nLEj2BNy1gConnecticut, Georgia, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin hold primaries today. Rep. Ilhan Omar faces a tough challeng… https://t.co/OmlDOSswWIThe hospitalization rate for children does remain low, at 2% -- or nearly 7,000 hospitalizations for severe COVID-1… https://t.co/s4SxSEAp28President Trump falsely claiming in an interview last week that "children are almost, I would almost say definitely… https://t.co/71O5gjcp37In "Caste," Pulitzer-winning journalist Isabel Wilkerson explores what she names the three resonant caste systems i… https://t.co/hDZE9VJjl1A lot of people find community in making music together, but researchers find it can be "a recipe for disaster" in… https://t.co/owRipLIc24A massive effort in China is bulldozing and consolidating tens of thousands of rural villages across the country.… https://t.co/bnfkBDFsZXWhen The Vindicator closed a year ago, Youngstown, Ohio, became the largest city in the country without a daily new… https://t.co/9ROVZ4XRPbIf you aren't in touch with @MosesSumney's music in these times, you're doing yourself a great injustice. Much of h… https://t.co/FHAQ77UsU0Most people get mild symptoms from the new coronavirus. For others, it can be a long, brutal illness, even if they… https://t.co/DEyMzdb9H5With "The Old Guard," Gina Prince-Bythewood is the first Black woman to direct a comic book adaptation. "What I b… https://t.co/GjFu9zKCK1“Harry's journey to wokeness has been very public,” says Omid Scobie, longtime royal beat reporter and co-author of… https://t.co/C8VWQ4nYTcNew Zealand has now gone 101 days without any local transmission of the coronavirus — and life has largely returned… https://t.co/E5qew4H29NMcDonald's CEO was pushed out in 2019 with a $40 million golden parachute. The golden arches is suing to get it bac… https://t.co/XNvGHUFYpAPushing for herd immunity to end the pandemic has become a really popular idea in some circles, but scientists say… https://t.co/2ZBIf4dZ1PUndaunted by the pandemic, voters in Puerto Rico headed out on Sunday to cast votes in a closely watched primary.… https://t.co/dQpaqHf6WnEvery now and again, a young jazz musician turns up out of nowhere to take the whole scene by surprise, and then by… https://t.co/TG6XMFRnb3Think biking might be for you? This is a great opportunity to try it. Biking gets you out of your home, and regular… https://t.co/LMW4LItXGq9 people tested positive for the coronavirus after the first week of in-person instruction at a Georgia high school… https://t.co/OKEEqDe1nfA California judge has ordered Uber and Lyft to reclassify their drivers from independent contractors to employees… https://t.co/c2f6BbvRdKThe Secret Service says a man told a uniformed officer that he had a gun and aimed an object toward the officer, wh… https://t.co/vOgC3dlDioAs Congress and the President fight, American workers are left wondering whether they'll get any help from the gove… https://t.co/rRVFp30oYuThe president of Belarus, five-term incumbent Alexander Lukashenko, claimed a landslide victory in elections — prom… https://t.co/60QeilmHbsPresident Trump's latest executive order requiring states to cover a part of extended unemployment benefits would c… https://t.co/PTdpJ46hk7More than 20 million people worldwide have tested positive for the coronavirus as of Monday evening — nearly five m… https://t.co/G7xGPN8ahvMost people get mild symptoms from the new coronavirus. 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8/11
2020
A spokesman for the D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department says the Secret Service "called to tell us… https://t.co/w0YEtskS8dRepublican senators facing tough reelections may be in the hot seat when it comes time to vote on President Trump's… https://t.co/nn4dry8T4bThe Secret Service has confirmed there was an officer-involved shooting outside the White House:… https://t.co/bHXxQ5JRFCA California judge has ordered Uber and Lyft to reclassify their drivers from independent contractors to employees… https://t.co/BHQgjgX6qSJust in: A shooting outside the White House caused the president's press briefing to be briefly interrupted. The… https://t.co/f0sQaD5A4aMcDonald's CEO was pushed out in 2019 with a $40 million golden parachute. The golden arches is suing to get it bac… https://t.co/rDlJIEf7GzUndaunted by the pandemic, voters in Puerto Rico headed out to local polling places on Sunday to cast votes in a cl… https://t.co/kahESjLHlSAs drug firms race to position themselves as key players in the coronavirus fight, many of them face a renewed wave… https://t.co/uTjER5Y8h7Think biking might be for you? This is a great opportunity to try it. Biking gets you out of your home, and regular… https://t.co/fvRqa4AXCI9 people tested positive for the coronavirus after the first week of in-person instruction at a Georgia high school… https://t.co/VOkBEYC1FKLebanon's Prime Minister Hassan Diab and his cabinet resigned Monday amid outrage over last week’s catastrophic exp… https://t.co/5OYzx0dkFHNew Zealand has now gone 101 days without any local transmission of the coronavirus — and life has largely returned… https://t.co/4XVYULKuBrJust In: Condemning Lebanon's elite and the country's "endemic corruption," Prime Minister Hassan Diab announced to… https://t.co/0IORS7ytfPMost housing activists say the executive order President Trump signed over the weekend will do little to stop the t… https://t.co/OhplFE7PVgA volcano on Indonesia's Sumatra Island erupted on Saturday and again today, "emitting a thunderous noise and turni… https://t.co/V0FVxlMy5uNorth Carolina legislators are optimistic they can avoid layoffs for state employees, including teachers, despite a… https://t.co/rH85DD7DSKHundreds of people looted high-end shops in downtown Chicago overnight and early Monday morning. Law enforcement of… https://t.co/rIyZpCNwJw🦅 The majestic eagle, soaring over rivers. 🦁 The powerful lion, lounging on the savanna. 🪱 The nightmarish tapewo… https://t.co/39qVplbX9HPushing for herd immunity to end the pandemic has become a really popular idea in some circles, but scientists say… https://t.co/qqxMBVbJLMTrump’s crime attacks on Biden are seen as “far from reality” by a politically diverse NPR/Marist focus group of Ph… https://t.co/HCxKmpd1t4Jimmy Lai is chairman and majority owner of the pro-democratic newspaper "Apple Daily" and its publishing company.… https://t.co/Uyh67sOq78Months after George Floyd was killed by police, activists say there's still work to do. At such a painful moment in… https://t.co/aCn3ut7KwiIt's back to school season, but that looks different all across the U.S. With so many plans for reopening schools,… https://t.co/K2kt12EugVThe National Virtual Medical Orchestra brings together classical musicians in the medical field, giving them a chan… https://t.co/zUWhmcn03fAre you interested in political maneuverings and space economics, fantastically rich worldbuilding and sneaky spy s… https://t.co/6XNrWyD4qkTelemundo commentator Andrés Cantor is best known for his legendary goal calls. But there's much more to his life a… https://t.co/gqAALanPQa"You aren't going to have the year you thought you'd have." That's what a nurse told Marc Silver and his wife afte… https://t.co/QqU72SuK5hRoy Spencer, brandishing a pistol, told the CKPG staff that he wanted to watch the Toronto Maple Leafs game. “His s… https://t.co/wymyWgcXl1The modern-day sport of trail ultramarathoning began 45 years ago when a man showed up to a 100-mile horse race — w… https://t.co/8G9o2AEGOvOne of Trump's executive actions defers payroll tax collection for workers earning less than $100,000 a year. Pay… https://t.co/UGFw2MmuDpThink of a famous living person in the entertainment field whose first name is a bird. The person's last name is a… https://t.co/J1aTAgslMCThe president of the Federal Reserve of Minneapolis is calling for a 6-week lockdown to save lives and the economy.… https://t.co/QRPGR4fLgRMacron urged Lebanon's leaders to act in the best interest of the country, making apparent allusion to outrage at t… https://t.co/4VD0hl8k1D
8/10
2020
In Texas — a state that fought expanding mail-in ballot access all the way up to the Supreme Court — COVID-19 posit… https://t.co/47E8zUm8p8Some lawmakers and experts are voicing concerns about the president's moves to control federal spending, which is a… https://t.co/HzakHY2zR3An estimated 3.7 million people have been displaced or evacuated because of the worst flooding China has seen in mo… https://t.co/3NIbypW55jA national poll of teachers finds overwhelming trepidation about returning to the physical classroom: • 82% are co… https://t.co/9I06AtnJOe
8/9
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