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TweetDeck : JUST IN: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is back home and doing well after being hospitalized Tuesday to treat a possible infection, the Supreme Court's press office says.

SocialFlow : Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt says he has tested positive for the coronavirus, as the state reports its largest one-day increase of cases.

He has not made any statewide mandate for face coverings.
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SocialFlow : Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler, who co-owns the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream, is calling on the league to drop support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

β€œWe need less β€” not more politics in sports," she says. The team's players strongly disagree.
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SocialFlow : Senior Trump adviser Peter Navarro, who has no medical training, has been publicly criticizing Dr. Anthony Fauci.

The White House has struggled to explain why top aides appear to be at open war with the U.S. government's top infectious disease expert.
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SocialFlow : The National Academy of Sciences has issued 9 recommendations for reopening schools β€” including collaborating with public health authorities and, when possible, prioritizing full-time, in-person classes for grades K-5 and for students with special needs.
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SocialFlow : People were advised to postpone hiking the Appalachian Trail during the pandemic, over concerns about hygiene and the possibility of hikers spreading the virus to rural towns.

But some hikers decided to stay the course.
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SocialFlow : Congressional investigators are looking into some companies that received multi-million-dollar government contracts related to COVID-19, saying the companies lacked experience β€” and, in some cases, had political connections to the Trump administration.
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TweetDeck : JUST IN: In a new court filing, President Trump's attorneys say they plan to raise additional legal arguments against the Manhattan district attorney's grand jury subpoena for his financial records.

SocialFlow : This term, the Supreme Court's five conservatives were more often split among themselves, writing far more separate opinions β€” while the four liberal justices stuck together more often, and dissented as a unified bloc.
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SocialFlow : Air Force combat veteran MJ Hegar won her Democratic primary in Texas and will now face GOP incumbent Sen. John Cornyn.

In Maine, state Democratic Speaker of the House Sara Gideon will challenge Republican Sen. Susan Collins.
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SocialFlow : Four states β€” Iowa, Nebraska, South Carolina and South Dakota β€” have agreed to share their driver's license and state ID records to help the Trump administration figure out the U.S. citizenship status of every adult living in the country, NPR has learned.
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SocialFlow : In Washington, D.C., the coronavirus has killed Black residents at 5.9 times the rate of white residents.

An investigation finds that Mayor Muriel Bowser's administration made crucial missteps in the early days of the pandemic.
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TweetDeck : SCOOP: NPR has now confirmed 4 states (Iowa, South Carolina, South Dakota, Nebraska) have agreed to share their state driver's license & state ID info to help Trump admin efforts to figure out the US citizenship status of every adult living in the country
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SocialFlow : Despite being classified by the World Bank as low-income, Rwanda has vowed to identify every coronavirus case.

Anyone who tests positive is immediately quarantined at a dedicated COVID-19 clinic. And all testing and treatment is provided for free.
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SocialFlow : A federal appellate court has temporarily blocked a lower-court order to shut down and empty the Dakota Access Pipeline. The operator, Energy Transfer, can continue pumping while the case is pending.
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SocialFlow : Attorneys representing the family of George Floyd are preparing a civil lawsuit against "the City of Minneapolis and police officers."
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SocialFlow : President Trump is making major changes to a bedrock environmental law, aiming to speed up approval for projects like pipelines.

Critics say the move could discount those projects' impact on climate change β€” and sideline the concerns of poor communities.
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SocialFlow : Sen. Tammy Duckworth said Tuesday that she would lift a hold on more than 1,100 senior military promotions, after the Defense Department assured her it didn't block the promotion of Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman. trib.al/wvT0LXj