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In this Jan. 23, 2020 photo Portland Police Chief Jami Resch speaks during an interview. Portland, Oregon, a liberal city with a reputation for large and frequent protests, is reeling from the nightly chaos that has overwhelmed its streets. For almost a week, smaller groups of demonstrators have broken off from peaceful protests that attracted thousands. More than 100 people have been arrested and police Chief Jami Resch on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 pleaded with residents to help stop those “who are holding our city with violence.”  (Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian via AP)
Districts jettison school police officers amid protestsAn increasing number of school districts are rethinking the presence of school resource officers in their schools amid the national outrage over the death of George Floyd
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In this April 5, 2020, file photo, a procession of vehicles passes by the Boyd Family Farm in Wilmington, Vt., to pay respects to Cleon Boyd, who died on April 3 from COVID-19. Less than a week later his twin brother, Leon, also died from the coronavirus. (Kristopher Radder/The Brattleboro Reformer via AP, File)
Lives Lost: Twins were gentle giants in small Vermont townThe tiny Vermont town of Wilmington was largely spared from the impact of coronavirus until April, when Cleon Boyd, a lifelong resident who embodied the town's toughness and traditions, died
The Associated Press33 minutes ago
Police: Parents, 4 kids found dead in garage in San AntonioAuthorities in Texas say they found a family of six dead, including four children, in the back of an SUV in a garage
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FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2015 file photo, a statue of Jefferson Davis, left, faces a statue of Abraham Lincoln in the Rotunda of the state Capitol in Frankfort, Ky. The statues tower over visitors to Kentucky's Capitol, but the state's governor doesn't think the Confederate president belongs in the same space as the U.S. president who helped end slavery. Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday, June 4, 2020 that he sees the Davis statue as a divisive symbol that should be removed from the Capitol Rotunda. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)
Kentucky governor: Jefferson Davis statue should be moved Statues of Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln tower over visitors to Kentucky’s Capitol, but the state’s governor doesn’t think the Confederate president belongs in the same space as the U.S. president who helped end slavery
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Experts: Floyd’s health issues don’t affect homicide rulingGeorge Floyd had drugs in his system and severe heart disease when a Minneapolis police officer put a knee to his neck, but independent experts say the medical problems don’t change the conclusion that the handcuffed man’s death was a homicide
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FILE - In this May 5, 2020, file photo Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., speaks during a Senate Intelligence Committee nomination hearing for Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Cotton wrote in a New York Times op-ed Tuesday, June 2, that local law enforcement needs the backup of active-duty military forces to tamp down unrest in the U.S. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool, File)
New York Times says senator’s op-ed didn’t meet standardsThe New York Times says a controversial op-ed it published by Republican Sen. Tom Cotton that advocated the use of federal troops to quell demonstrations did not meet its standards
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this March 27, 2020, file photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room in Washington. DeVos is pushing ahead with a policy that will steer tens of millions of dollars in federal coronavirus relief to private primary schools and secondary schools across the nation.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
States sue to block DeVos' campus sexual assault overhaulDemocratic attorneys general in more than a dozen states have filed a federal lawsuit attempting to block Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ new policy guiding schools and colleges in the handling of sexual assault cases
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FILE - This Jan. 16, 2020 file photo shows a Uniper energy company coal-fired power plant and a BP refinery beside a wind generator in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The world hit another new record high for heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, despite reduced emissions because of the coronavirus pandemic, scientists announced Thursday, June 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
Heat-trapping carbon dioxide in air hits new record highNew measurements show carbon pollution levels in the air hit another record in May
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Reyna Montoya stands outside her home Thursday, June 4, 2020, in Gilbert, Ariz. Every Monday, Montoya wakes up extra early and logs onto the Supreme Court's blog, hitting refresh over and over again to find out if it's ruled on the Obama-era program that shields her from deportation. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Immigrants anxious as they await Supreme Court DACA decisionMany immigrants are feeling anxious as they wait to hear whether the U.S. Supreme Court will allow President Donald Trump to end the program that shields them from deportation
The Associated Press8 hours ago
New citizens, socially distanced, are sworn in outside the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services building, Thursday, June 4, 2020, in Lawrence, Mass. The federal agency is resuming services in many cities across the country after being shuttered for more than two months because of the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Citizenship concerns remain as immigration agency reopensThe federal agency charged with overseeing legal immigration is resuming services in many cities across the country Thursday after being shuttered for more than two months because of the coronavirus pandemic
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FILE - This April 7, 2020 file photo shows a bottle of hydroxychloroquine tablets in Texas City, Texas. Several authors of a large study that raised safety concerns about malaria drugs for coronavirus patients have retracted the report, saying independent reviewers were not able to verify information that’s been widely questioned by other scientists. A retraction in the journal Lancet on Thursday, June 4, 2020  involved a May 22 report on  hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, drugs long used for preventing or treating malaria but whose safety and effectiveness for COVID-19 are unknown. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
Study on safety of malaria drugs for coronavirus retractedSeveral authors of a large study that raised safety concerns about malaria drugs for coronavirus patients have retracted the report
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Defense attorney Earl Gray, center, talks to reporters, Thursday, June 4, 2020, outside court in downtown Minneapolis after his client, former Minneapolis police Officer Thomas Lane, made his first court appearance in the death of George Floyd. A judge set bail at $750,000 apiece for Lane and two other fired Minneapolis police officers charged with aiding and abetting in the killing of Floyd. (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen)
Attorneys: 2 ex-cops charged in Floyd's death were rookiesDefense attorneys say two of three Minneapolis police officers charged with aiding and abetting in the death of George Floyd were rookies barely off probation when a more senior white officer ignored the black man's cries for help and pressed a knee into his neck
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