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Domestic Abuse Can Escalate In Pandemic And Continue Even If You Get Away

June 1
Yuki Noguchi / NPR

Loosened quarantine restrictions have given some people an opportunity to flee violence at home, but cyberstalking and high unemployment have also made it harder to completely escape after moving out.

Little Progress Made In Trump's Plan For Private Retailers To Test For Coronavirus

June 1
Sacha Pfeiffer / NPR

The White House promised widespread COVID-19 testing at CVS, Target, Walgreens and Walmart locations nationwide. But months later, testing is being offered at only a tiny fraction of their stores.

Trump Seems Likely To Use Law And Order As A Wedge Issue After George Floyd's Killing

June 1
Domenico Montanaro / NPR

President Trump called Floyd's death a "grave tragedy" that "should never have happened." But once he was back on Twitter, he again inflamed tensions, with machismo and politics at the forefront.

2 Tribal Casinos In Connecticut Roll The Dice And Reopen

June 1
Frankie​ Graziano / NPR

Gov. Ned Lamont says it's too soon, but the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes say they are taking numerous steps to ensure that Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun are safe for patrons.

Restaurant Owner Whose Business Burned Calls For Justice For George Floyd

June 1
Leila Fadel / NPR

Somali immigrant Safia Munye opened the Minneapolis restaurant Mama Safia's Kitchen with her retirement savings. It was destroyed. "This can be replaced. George's life cannot," she says.

Who Dares To Rent A Dress Now? Coronavirus Upends The Sharing Economy

June 1
Shannon Bond / NPR

How do you share your car, home or clothing with other people during a pandemic? Companies from Airbnb to Rent The Runway face big challenges convincing customers their services are safe.

Need A Witness For Your Mail-In Ballot? New Pandemic Lawsuits Challenge Old Rules

June 1
Pam Fessler / NPR

Among the main targets are requirements such as signing a ballot envelope, or getting a witness or notary to sign it. Small details matter a lot and could affect the outcome in November.

Violence Escalates As Protests Over George Floyd Death Continue

May 31
David Schaper / NPR

In Minneapolis, where Floyd died, a semitractor-trailer drove into a crowd of peaceful protesters marching on an interstate. Elsewhere, there were reports of police firing tear gas and rubber bullets.

Protesters marching through to streets of downt...

Live Blog: Some Looting In Downtown San Diego As Protesters Disperse

May 31
By KPBS Staff

This is a breaking news blog for all of the latest updates and reaction after a night of unrest across San Diego and the U.S.

A protester giving the black power salute in do...

Curfew Order Issued For Unincorporated Areas, Santee, Poway, La Mesa And El Cajon

May 31
By KPBS Staff

Everyone who lives in those areas must stay home and off the streets. People who violate the order face a misdemeanor and are subject to a fine up to $1,000 or 6 months in jail.

George Floyd Reverberates Globally: Thousands Protest In Germany, U.K., Canada

May 31
Hannah Hagemann / NPR

The killing of George Floyd has sprung a global movement against inequality and racism; protests were seen over the weekend in the U.K., Germany and Canada.

Christo, Famous For His Monumental Works Of Art, Dies At 84

May 31
Christianna Silva / NPR

The artist Christo died at his home in New York City on Sunday. He's known for major outdoor art installations that often involved wrapping buildings and elements of nature in fabric.

Biden Leaves Home To Visit Delaware Protest Site

May 31
Scott Detrow / NPR

Former Vice President Joe Biden left his house for the second time in a week to visit the location of protests last night. Posting about the unannounced trip, Biden wrote "We are a nation in pain."

Former NAACP Head Cornell Brooks Blames Derek Chauvin For Violence At Protests

May 31
Michel Martin / NPR

"There would be no protests, there would be no demonstrations, had Derek Chauvin not killed George Floyd," former NAACP President Cornell Brooks tells All Things Considered.

A protester holds a skateboard in front of a fi...

National Guard Patrols Los Angeles After Night Of Violence

May 31
By Associated Press

Armed National Guard soldiers patrolled the streets of Los Angeles on Sunday as the city began cleaning up after a night of violence that saw demonstrators clash repeatedly with officers, torch police vehicles and pillage businesses.

Target Says It Will Temporarily Close Stores In Several States As Protests Continue

May 31
Hannah Hagemann / NPR

The move comes after several Target stores were ransacked and damaged during protests.

Trump Lays Blame For Clashes On 'Radical-Left Anarchists'

May 31
Benjamin Swasey / NPR

As overlapping crises convulse an anxious nation, Trump seeks to cast blame for widespread protests gripping cities on "radical-left anarchists" like Antifa.

Photos: Protests In Response To The Death Of George Floyd Shake The Nation

May 31
Nicole Werbeck / NPR

Photos show demonstrators and police clashing as anguish and rage swept through cities across the nation in response to George Floyd's death in Minneapolis police custody.

Ohio Congresswoman Pepper Sprayed While Demonstrating Against Death Of George Floyd

May 31
Jason Slotkin / NPR

Rep. Joyce Beatty, an Ohio Democrat, was demonstrating in Columbus when she got caught in an altercation between a protester and police.

Protesters in La Mesa stand with their fists ra...

Massive Protests Raise Fears Of New Coronavirus Outbreaks

May 31
By Associated Press

The mayor of Atlanta, one of dozens of U.S. cities hit by massive protests, has a message for demonstrators: “If you were out protesting last night, you probably need to go get a COVID test this week.”

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