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New Jersey Puts Indoor Dining On Pause Indefinitely Because Of Coronavirus

| Gov. Phil Murphy is delaying the reopening initially set for Thursday. He cited COVID-19 spikes in other states as well as noncompliance at some outdoor restaurants in his state.

Tentative Trial Date Set For Ex-Minneapolis Officers Accused In George Floyd Death

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Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill said the trial date assumed that the former officers would be tried together, but that he expected motions to be filed for separate trials.

4 Officers In San Jose, Calif., Put On Leave After Racist Social Media Posts Surface

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The police department is investigating allegations that surfaced in an anonymous blog post. It details current and retired San Jose officers posting racist messages in a private Facebook group.

Golden State Killer Suspect Pleads Guilty To More Than A Dozen Murders

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The string of killings in the 1970s and '80s terrorized California. Joseph James DeAngelo, 74, sat in a wheelchair on Monday as he rasped out "yes" and "I admit" to charges in 13 murders.

Ohio's State Capital Grapples With Anti-Columbus Sentiment

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Statues of Christopher Columbus are being dismantled, torn down or removed in cities across the country. Now that movement has reached the city that's named after the explorer.

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Far-Right Group Pranked: 'Dude, Is This Like A Bad Impression Of Borat?'

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The actor and serial prankster Sacha Baron Cohen is suspected of infiltrating a far-right group's rally in Washington state over the weekend.

Justice Department Charges 4 Over Attempt to Topple Andrew Jackson Statue In D.C.

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The men are accused of trying to tear down the monument in Lafayette Park, near the White House. President Trump promises to prosecute such cases to the fullest extent of the law.

COVID-19 Cases Top 10 Million Worldwide

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The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide surpassed 10 million on Sunday, with more than 2.5 million in the U.S. Health officials estimate the actual case count could be much higher.

In Colombia, Tax-Free Holidays Lead Critics To Decry 'COVID Friday'

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Seeking ways to boost to its economy, Colombia has set aside three tax-free shopping days this summer. Critics fear they could become super spreader events for the coronavirus.