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Census Bureau Expands Early Door Knocking For Count To 6 More States

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| Despite the pandemic, Census Bureau officials say they've determined it's safe enough for visits to unresponsive homes in parts of Connecticut, Indiana, Kansas, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington.

Georgia Congressman Asks DOJ To Investigate DA Handling Rayshard Brooks Case

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Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., wants the Fulton County District Attorney investigated for "egregious abuse of power." Collins is running for a U.S. Senate seat in the fall.

Family Autopsy Finds Andres Guardado Was Shot 5 Times In The Back

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The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has put a hold on the medical examiner's official autopsy report while it investigates the deputy-involved shooting. The family wants that report released.

Russia Denies Allegations It Paid Militants To Kill U.S. Troops As 'Nonsense'

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A bounty program on U.S. soldiers would constitute a "massive escalation" in Moscow's testy relations with Washington, says one Russia expert. A Russian lawmaker asks: "What would we get out of this?"

More States Require Masks In Public As COVID-19 Spreads, But Enforcement Lags

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Governors and mayors in some regions with rising COVID-19 counts have made masks mandatory in public places. But sometimes their own police refuse to enforce the mask rules.

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Chief Justice John Roberts Was Hospitalized In June After Falling, Injuring Head

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Roberts injured his forehead after falling while walking near his home in June. He received sutures and was kept at the hospital out of an abundance of caution, according to the Supreme Court.

Trudeau Won't Visit Trump. Most Canadians Don't Want To Cross The Border Either

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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.

Amid New Surge In Virus Cases, Israel's Top Public Health Official Resigns

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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.

U.N. Predicts Rise In Diseases That Jump From Animals To Humans

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Zoonotic pathogens, which include not only COVID-19, but HIV/AIDS and Ebola, have increasingly emerged due to stresses humans have placed on animal habitats, according to a new United Nations report.