Schumer calls on FDA to probe toxic baby food report

Schumer calls on FDA to probe toxic baby food report

U.S. Senate Democratic Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Sunday called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to investigate a report that found dangerously high levels of toxins in a variety of baby food.
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Trump pushes military response to civil unrest

Trump pushes military response to civil unrest

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Biden vows to heal racial wounds, rips Trump's response

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday blasted President Donald Trump's response to U.S. protests over racism and police misconduct, vowing to try to heal the country's racial divide and not "fan the flames of hate." Lisa Bernhard has
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Music industry lends its voice to Blackout Tuesday protest

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Dead Sea Scrolls' DNA enlightens scholars

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Cuddle curtain reunites separated Brazilians

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U.S. protesters defy curfews, threats of military force

U.S. protesters defy curfews, threats of military force

Peaceful marches and demonstrations were marred by instances of looting and attacks on police officers as protesters decried police for the use of force against minorities. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.
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Tiananmen Square vigil denied in Hong Kong

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Hong Kong leader calls out U.S. 'double standard'

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Stores looted in New York City after protest

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S. Korea mandates QR codes after nightclub outbreak

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Starting June 10, visitors to nightclubs, karaoke bars and other entertainment facilities in South Korea must show a personalized QR code which can be scanned at the door -- the country's latest contact tracing effort to combat the coronavirus.
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Two autopsies say George Floyd's death was homicide

Two autopsies say George Floyd's death was homicide

However, an independent post-mortem analysis of what happened to George Floyd, the African American man killed in police custody, is at odds with the official county medical examiner as to Floyd's underlying cause of death.
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Trump vows to send troops into cities as protests rage

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Trump urges governors to crack down on violent protests

Trump urges governors to crack down on violent protests

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday urged state governors to crack down on protests over racial inequality that have engulfed the nation's major cities, as officials extended curfews in hopes of preventing a seventh night of looting and vandalism.
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Biden meets with black leaders, promises police oversight board

Biden meets with black leaders, promises police oversight board

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden promised black community leaders in Delaware on Monday he would earn their support amid nationwide police brutality protests, saying he would create a police oversight board within his first 100 days in the
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Officials warn mass protests could lead to COVID-19 spread

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Vatican museums reopen with no crowds

Vatican museums reopen with no crowds

The Vatican Museums reopened its majestic doors on June 1, ending a three-month closure.
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