The administration acknowledges the risk of students spreading the contagion to vulnerable populations but emphasizes that school closures disrupt 'critical services to children and their families.'

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U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler, a co-owner of the Atlanta Dream, wrote a letter to the WNBA saying she was 'incredibly disappointed' that the league would align itself with the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Keisha Lance Bottoms' diagnosis comes at an intense time for the city, which is reeling from the police killing of Rayshard Brooks and a spike in violence over the Fourth of July weekend.

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Movie chains, including AMC Entertainment, Cinemark and Regal Cinemas, are seeking an injunction against Gov. Philip Murphy's phased reopening schedule unless it allows them to reopen.

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Texas recorded 10,028 new cases, surpassing its previous single-day increase as statewide hospitalizations also set new records.

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NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Kimberlé Crenshaw, co-founder of the Say Her Name campaign, about how the Black Lives Matter movement can be more inclusive of Black women.

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Rebecca Sibilia, founder of EdBuild, says a Supreme Court case shaped a funding model for public schools that reinforces inequity. She tells All Things Considered about a new model that could help.

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In a letter to the U.N., the president said the United States will terminate its relationship with the World Health Organization effective July 6, 2021. He was met with a barrage of criticism.

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Grammarians are up in arms over dictionaries including 'irregardless.' The Merriam-Webster dictionary responds: 'We do not make the English language, we merely record it.'

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When Canada's prime minister opted not to meet President Trump this week, it sent a message about his country's mood: Most of his fellow citizens want to keep the border closed over coronavirus fears.

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Federal regulators issue a new rule that removes a key provision crafted during the Obama administration. Lenders no longer have to check that borrowers can repay a loan.

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Mary Trump offers a scathing portrait of the president in a book that very nearly was blocked from publication. Now its publisher is bumping up the release date.

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The state's largest teachers union says educators want schools to reopen, but the plan lacks detail on safety measures. 'There's a lot of angst from teachers across the state,' a union official says.

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President Trump said the U.S. targeted Iran's Qassem Soleimani because of an imminent threat. A U.N. investigator says the U.S. has produced no evidence to back that up.

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Siegal Sadetzki said Tuesday that Israeli leaders ignored her warnings and the country reopened too fast. 'The compass handling the pandemic lost its direction,' she said in her resignation letter.

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