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CDC Issues Sweeping Temporary Halt On Evictions Nationwide Amid Pandemic

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Census Door Knocking In Some Areas To End Even Earlier Than Expected

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The Census Bureau confirms San Diego is among the areas where in-person counting for the 2020 census will end as early as Sept. 18, almost two weeks before the expedited end date of Sept. 30.

Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes: Trump Will Use Every Opportunity To Divide People

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Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes, a Democrat, was among local officials who asked President Trump not to visit his state. Barnes says a real leader would have already offered words of consolation.

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Florida Cuts Ties With Large Coronavirus Testing Lab, Citing 75,000 Delayed Results

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Quest Diagnostics accounts for roughly 30% of Florida's total of some 4.6 million tests. The state calls the release of results from weeks or months ago an "unacceptable dump of test results."

FEMA Says It Will Stop Paying For Cloth Face Masks For Schools

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The federal agency has reimbursed states for protective equipment and disinfection throughout the pandemic. Now state officials are wondering where they will find funding to reopen schools safely.

California OKs Extension Of COVID-19 Moratorium On Evictions

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Gov. Gavin Newsom signs a five-month extension to measures aimed at preventing millions of tenants from being thrown out of housing for late rent payments due to the pandemic.

Kamala Harris: Walking The Line Between Lawmaker And Law Enforcement

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Harris has often been caught between two groups: law enforcement and progressive activists. In recent years, she has been outspoken about systemic change to policing and criminal justice in America.

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D.C. Mayor Bowser Blames Outside Agitators As Cause Of Weekend Violence

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Some 70% of those arrested in weekend unrest came from outside the District, police say. Bowser says the U.S. attorney's office has failed to prosecute those who have been arrested in violence.

Indian Economy Shrinks By 24% As The Country Sees Its Highest Coronavirus Numbers

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"This year, we are facing an extraordinary situation," Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told a conference last week before GDP figures were released. "We are facing an act of God."