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Tumani, a 13-year old critically endangered western lowland gorilla that is expecting to give birth later this summer, eats in her enclosure at the Audubon Nature Institute in New Orleans, Monday, July 6, 2020. If the pregnancy is successful, it will be the first gorilla born at the zoo since 1996. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Endangered gorilla in New Orleans expecting 1st babyOne of the critically endangered gorillas in New Orleans’ zoo is expecting her first baby, and already is being trained with a “doll” to hold her future offspring
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FILE - Hot air balloons are inflated during the annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, N.M., on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. The Santa Fe Opera, Meow Wolf and the non-profit organization that puts on the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta are among the New Mexico businesses that received loans from the federal government as part of massive effort to support the economy amid the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, file)
Kanye West? The Girl Scouts? Hedge funds? All got PPP loans The government’s small business lending program has benefited millions of companies, with the goal of minimizing the number of layoffs that Americans have suffered in the face of the coronavirus pandemic
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Oklahoma attorney general convinced of Julius Jones' guiltOklahoma's attorney general says he's convinced of the guilt of a death row inmate whose case has drawn the attention of actors and athletes
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Police: Texas cop shoots man threatening clerk with knifePolice in a Dallas suburb say an officer shot and critically injured a man after a standoff in which the man held a store clerk at knife point and threatened to kill the clerk if officers did not kill him
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Miami Backtracks on ReopeningAs coronavirus cases multiply in the area, Miami-Dade County has decided it's not ready for a full reopening after all. An executive order by Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez again closes gyms and prohibits in-restaurant dining, per the New York Times . "I am continuing to roll back business openings," Gimenez said...
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US Supreme Court deals blow to Keystone oil pipeline projectThe U.S. Supreme Court has handed another blow to the disputed Keystone XL pipeline from Canada by keeping in place a lower court ruling that blocked a key permit for the project
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American student released after 486 days in Egyptian prisonThe U.S. State Department says an American medical student detained without trial in an Egyptian prison for nearly 500 days has been freed and returned to the United States
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Executive turmoil at Essence, Ebony magazines prompt changesEbony and Essence, two storied magazines that focus on news and culture in the Black community, are facing some troubled times
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A poster with photos are attached to a fence in the South Austin neighborhood of Chicago on Sunday, July 5, 2020, during a vigil for 7-year-old Natalie Wallace, who was shot and killed as her family gathered to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday Saturday night in the 100 bock of North Latrobe Avenue Kingsbury Street. (Erin Hooley/Chicago Tribune via AP)
'Senseless crime': The victims of July Fourth shootingsA 6-year-old computer whiz
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the West Virginia Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation shows Elizabeth Jo Shirley. The West Virginia woman who previously served in the Air Force planned to offer top-secret information from the National Security Agency to the Russian government, prosecutors said Monday, July 6, 2020, in announcing her conviction in federal court. Shirley pleaded guilty as part of a plea agreement. (West Virginia Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation via AP, File)
Woman pleads guilty in scheme to offer information to RussiaFederal prosecutors say a West Virginia woman who had served in the Air Force planned to offer classified information to the Russian government
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Protesters form a blockade of vans and bodies on the highway leading to Mount Rushmore on Friday, July 3, 2020, in Keystone, S.D. President Donald Trump spoke at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. (Erin Bormett/The Argus Leader via AP)
Protester at Trump's Mount Rushmore event faces 5 chargesOne of the leaders of a protest before President Donald Trump’s pre-Independence Day appearance at Mount Rushmore was officially charged for allegedly stealing a shield from a law enforcement officer
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In this Monday, June 1, 2020, photo, former Gov. Jon Huntsman, Jr., speaks during the Utah Gubernatorial Republican Primary Debate in Salt Lake City. Huntsman Jr. has one of the most recognizable names in the state as a former popular governor and son of a billionaire philanthropist. He stepped down as U.S. ambassador to Russia under Donald Trump to return to Utah and make a run and reclaiming his seat. (Ivy Ceballo/Deseret News, via AP, Pool)
Spencer Cox wins Republican primary in Utah governor's raceLt. Gov. Spencer Cox has won the Republican nomination in the Utah governor’s race Monday, giving him a heavy advantage in the conservative state’s general election
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