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Fauci warns of ‘suffering and death’ if US reopens too soon

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, warned  Congress that reopening the economy too soon during the  coronavirus pandemic will result in “needless suffering and death.” Fauci testified Tuesday to a Senate panel. His testimony comes as President ...

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Georgia AG seeks probe of prosecutors in Arbery killing case

People react Friday during a rally to protest the shooting of Ahmaud Arbery in Brunswick, Ga. Two men have been charged with murder in the February shooting death of Arbery, a black man in his mid-20s, whom they had pursued in a truck after spotting him running in their neighborhood. AP Photo by John Bazemore

Georgia’s attorney general has asked state law officers to investigate allegations of misconduct by local prosecutors in the killing of a black man who was chased by a white father and son, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation announced Tuesday. The ...

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AP-NORC poll: Majority disapprove of coronavirus protests

A majority of Americans disapprove of protests against restrictions aimed at preventing the spread the coronavirus, according to a new poll that also finds the still-expansive support for such limits — including restaurant closures and stay-at-home orders — has dipped ...

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St. Louis County, Kansas City plan restricted reopenings

St. Louis County and Kansas City officials announced last week that they will proceed with the gradual reopening of businesses but with several restrictions in place as efforts continue to slow the spread of the coronavirus. St. Louis County Executive ...

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