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Coronavirus Live Updates: Grim Models Project High U.S. Toll

The White House released models showing the future course of the disease, and the C.D.C. is reviewing its guidance on wearing masks as new data suggests many people with no symptoms are infecting others.
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The art world is trying to protect artwork amid civil unrest and support community unity
Americans have flooded the streets of major metropolitan areas protesting racially-motivated police brutality. While mostly peaceful, the civil unrest does pose a unique security concern for those in charge of protecting the priceless art housed there.
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Long Beach police officer standing over blood with his baton has been 'relieved' from department
The news comes a day after the department became aware of "a social media post an officer had on his Facebook page" that included "a baton and blood on the ground," according to an email sent Thursday by City Manager Tom Modica.
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Bill Maher: 'Reckless' lockdowns helped fuel riots, could lead to 'blood in the streets' after election
"Real Time" host Bill Maher offered a dire warning that violence will ensue regardless of who wins the November election.
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Bicyclist recorded attacking teen over George Floyd posters arrested
A 60-year-old man was arrested Friday in connection to the viral video of a steaming-mad, spandex-clad cyclist assaulting a teenager as she posts George Floyd flyers. Anthony Brennan III, of Kensington, Maryland, was biking on a trail just outside of Washington, D.C., just before 1 p.m. Monday when he allegedly was caught on camera forcefully...
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Exclusive — VP Team: Soros Group’s Attack on Pence Chief of Staff ‘Disgraceful Hypocrisy’
Vice President Mike Pence’s team is forcefully responding to attacks from a George Soros-funded organization on the vice president’s chief of staff Marc Short, telling Breitbart News that the attacks represent “disgraceful hypocrisy.”
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Kirk Ferentz responds as former players cite 'racial disparities' in Iowa football program
Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz responded after several tweets Friday from black former players who shared their experiences of racism in the Hawkeye program.        
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Prince William has been secretly volunteering for a mental crisis hotline
The Duke of Cambridge revealed his volunteer work on a video call with other volunteers.
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Prince William has been secretly volunteering for a mental crisis hotline
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, revealed he has secretly been volunteering to assist people struggling with mental health issues during the coronavirus lockdown.
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De Blasio can no longer 'hide behind' his black wife, children, NYC official says
Public Advocate Jumaane Williams just made his criticism of Bill de Blasio’s handling of Big Apple protests personal — accusing the mayor of using his biracial family as a political shield.
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MLB plan for 82-game season looks very unlikely now
In the dumpster fire that is 2020 Major League Baseball, “You’ve Got Mail” hardly constitutes a feel-good title. Instead, it represents the latest exchange of rancor between the players and owners concerning the ultra-tense negotiations to reopen this season. The top negotiators from MLB and the MLB Players Association took turns lodging complaints and accusations...
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Raiders reveal 85-foot Al Davis torch in new Las Vegas stadium
Al Davis’ legacy will live on in Las Vegas. As the lanai doors of the $2 billion Allegiant Stadium opened for the first time on Friday, the Raiders’ new home revealed a permanent monument to the late, longtime owner — whose son, Mark, now owns the team — in the form of an 85-foot torch,...
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Protesters gather to remember Breonna Taylor on her birthday
On National Gun Violence Awareness Day, people celebrated what would have been Breonna Taylor's 27th birthday.
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George Floyd protests unfold across the US for 11th consecutive night
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NCAA COO Donald Remy: Hiring practices for Division I football coaches 'not acceptable'
NCAA chief operating officer Donald Remy called on schools to "double down" on efforts related to diversity and inclusion in college football hiring.        
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Video game industry responds to protests
The video game industry responds to the issues surrounding the death of George Floyd and resulting protests. Rick Damigella reports.
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Analysis: Is the US still the world's moral leader?
Remnants of the Berlin Wall in Germany still stand as a reminder that freedoms have always been hard won. Today, part of the wall has been painted over with a mural of George Floyd and the words "I can't breathe," another reminder of how quickly freedoms can be taken away.
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Hamptons surfers join ‘National Paddle Out’ to honor George Floyd
Surfers gathered in the Hamptons Friday for a totally rad, on-the-water memorial for George Floyd, the Minneapolis man whose police custody death has galvanized protests around the country. While hundreds marched at Ditch Plains Beach in ritzy Sag Harbor, more than 100 local surfers gathered in Montauk to remember Floyd by joining in a “National...
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California film, TV production could restart June 12, according to state health guidance
California film and TV production could resume as soon as June 12, according to state Department of Public Health guidance issued Friday.        
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California schools, gyms and bars to reopen June 12
The new guidance covers music, film and television studios.
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Watch: Hundreds Take a Knee for George Floyd in Brooklyn
Protesters in New York City took a knee to recognize George Floyd on Friday as thousands took to the streets across the city.
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Kevin Durant officially ends hope of Nets return: ‘My season is over’
Kevin Durant confirmed The Post’s report he’s not planning on coming back to the Nets this summer in Orlando. “My season is over,’’ Durant told The Undefeated. “I don’t plan on playing at all. We decided last summer when it first happened that I was just going to wait until the following season. I had...
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UCLA handling of sexual misconduct allegations against physicians 'inadequate,' report finds
An independent committee tasked with reviewing how UCLA handled allegations of sexual harassment and sexual misconduct by university-employed physicians described its response as 'delayed, inadequate or both.'
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Two New York lawyers are in custody in connection with a Molotov cocktail attack on a police patrol car during weekend protests
The lawyers, Colinford Mattis and Urooj Rahman had been out on bail with electronic monitoring.
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Tiger Woods’ golf future is biggest enigma of PGA restart
When will we see him first? The PGA Tour is resuming its schedule — which has been halted since March 12 because of the coronavirus pandemic — with next week’s Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial Country Club in Texas, and one of the pressing questions is this: When and where will we see Tiger Woods...
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Nick Cordero starts a new stem cell treatment to heal his lungs, says wife Amanda Kloots
Amanda Kloots has shared that Nick Cordero has undergone stem cell treatment, which she hopes will help heal his lungs.       
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Drew Brees Responds to Trump: 'This Is Not About the Flag'
Drew Brees addressed President Trump on Friday night after the president criticized him for backing down from his anthem stance. In a statement posted on Twitter, Brees told the president that the anthem protests were "not about the flag," and that "we as a white community" need to listen and learn from the suffering of the "black communities."
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See Drew Brees' message to Trump about police violence
In a message to President Donald Trump, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees stood by his apology for previously stating that he would "never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag of the United States of America or our country" during an interview with Yahoo Finance.
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Opinion: If Roger Goodell, league follow through on words, this is a watershed moment for NFL
Christine Brennan: If Roger Goodell meant what he said in regards to the NFL's commitment to social justice reform, he has changed the league forever.        
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NFL star Drew Brees tells Trump protests have never been about the US flag
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Biden formally clinches U.S. Democratic nomination - reports
Former Vice President Joe Biden formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination on Friday, media reported, setting the stage for a challenge to President Donald Trump in the November election.
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Maryland police arrest, charge cyclist seen in video confronting youth over George Floyd flyers
Maryland police arrested and charged a man who they say was the bicyclist seen in a viral video confronting a teenage girl who was posting flyers about George Floyd in Bethesda, just outside Washington, D.C.
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Van Jones: Lawlessness has taken root in law enforcement
CNN's Van Jones says that 57 police officers resigning their post in solidarity took a "small stain and spread it across the entire profession of law enforcement."
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Drew Brees tells Trump NFL protests have never been about the US flag
The New Orleans Saints quarterback posted a statement on his Instagram account.
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Robert Downey Jr. crashes ‘Perry Mason’ ATX TV Festival panel
Downey is an executive producer of the upcoming HBO series.
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MMA Junkie Q&A replay: UFC 250 preview, Dana White vs. Jorge Masvidal, more
There's no shortage of topics to discuss in the MMA world this week, and MMA Junkie reporters John Morgan and Mike Bohn covered it all.       Related StoriesCory Sandhagen thinks win over Aljamain Sterling at UFC 250 nets title shotAlex Caceres wants to shake gatekeeper label with UFC 250 win over Chase HooperUFC 250 'Embedded,' No. 4: Behind the scenes of virtual media day 
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Joe Biden clinches Democratic nomination
This is based on estimates from additional reported votes that have continued to come in from previous primaries held on Tuesday.
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Poll: Public Trust in Local Police Drops, but Slightly
Americans' confidence in their police departments has barely moved since 2014, even amid the national uproar over the police-caused death of a black man in Minneapolis, according to a June 3 poll by National Public Radio (NPR) and the PBS NewsHouse.
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How to be an "ally" to the black community
Many want to stand in solidarity with the black community but don't know how to be an ally. Dr. Rahsaan Harris, the CEO of The Citizens Committee for New York City and the former CEO of the Emma Bowen Foundation for Minority Interests in Media, joined CBSN to discuss what it truly means to be an ally to the black community.
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Joe Biden clinches Democratic presidential nomination
Joe Biden has formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination Friday. “It was an honor to compete alongside one of the most talented groups of candidates the Democratic party has ever fielded,” Biden said in a statement Friday night. “And I am proud to say that we are going into this general election a united party.”...
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Joe Biden passes delegate threshold to clinch Democratic presidential nomination
In early April, Biden became the presumptive nominee after Sen. Bernie Sanders suspended his presidential campaign.       
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L.A. Galaxy part ways with player whose wife made offensive Instagram posts
The Los Angeles Galaxy "mutually agreed to part ways" with midfielder Aleksandar Katai on Friday after the MLS club learned that Katai's wife shared "racist and violent" social media posts.
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Tom Cotton hysteria shows cowardice from The New York Times
This week, The New York Times ran an op-ed by United States Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) urging that the military be used to quell the fires, looting and violence gripping the nation’s cities. A Morning Consult poll from this week found that 58 percent of registered voters agreed with that idea. But apparently it’s an...
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Facebook Will Review Policies On Posts About State Violence, Voting
Mark Zuckerberg says the company will consider labeling some posts that break its rules, as Twitter done with the president's inflammatory and false tweets.
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Breonna Taylor remembered by NYC mourners on what would be her 27th birthday
Anti-police brutality protesters in New York City paid their respects on Friday to Breonna Taylor, a black EMT who was fatally shot by cops in her home in Kentucky home — grieving her at memorials in Brooklyn and Manhattan on what would have been her 27th birthday. Taylor, 26, had been sleeping with her boyfriend...
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Buffalo police officers quit unit to protest colleagues' suspension - officials
All 57 members of a police tactical unit in Buffalo have resigned from that team to protest the suspension of two colleagues who were filmed shoving a 75-year-old man to the ground, officials of the northern New York city said on Friday.
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Jamie Dimon drops into Mt. Kisco Chase branch, takes a knee with staff
Jamie Dimon’s first public sighting since he underwent heart surgery three months ago has resulted in a photo of him kneeling at a local Chase branch — sparking questions about whether he was “taking a knee” in solidarity with widespread racial justice protests. The 63-year-old CEO of JPMorgan Chase underwent emergency heart surgery on March...
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David Geffen zeroes in on the Wasserman estate in Beverly Hills
Entertainment mogul David Geffen is in escrow to buy the Beverly Hills estate of sports and talent management executive Casey Wasserman.
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Joe Biden secures Democratic Party presidential nomination
Joe Biden won't officially become the Democratic Party's nominee until the DNC convention, but he's already got the delegates he needs.       
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