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Vegas casinos reopen after long coronavirus closure

People wait in line to enter after the reopening of the D Las Vegas hotel and casino Thursday, June 4, 2020, in Las Vegas. Casinos were allowed to reopen early Thursday after temporary closures as a precaution against the coronavirus. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Mask use was spotty among customers as casinos in Las Vegas and throughout Nevada reopened Thursday for the first time since March

Contractors being asked for ideas to make border wall less vulnerable

U.S. Border Patrol agents look at the border fence construction in Lukeville, Ariz. (Washington Post photo by Carolyn Van Houten)

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has asked contractors for help making President Donald Trump's border wall more difficult to climb over and cut through, an acknowledgment that the design currently being installed across hundreds of miles of the...

CDC director says protesters should consider getting tested for COVID-19

Tiona Bowman carries a sign as she joins several hundred other demonstrators in a moment of silence for George Floyd and others as they gather to peacefully protest in Addison, Texas, Thursday, June 4, 2020. Protests continued following the death of George Floyd, who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told a House panel Thursday that demonstrators protesting racial injustice need to get tested for the coronavirus, and that crowds at a Missouri tourist hot spot and the SpaceX launch...

`Get your knee off our necks!': Floyd mourned in Minneapolis

Martin Luther King III takes a moment by George Floyd's casket Thursday, June 4, 2020, before a memorial service for George Floyd in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

A spirited and fiery memorial service for George Floyd is underway with a call for action for reform

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1.9 million seek jobless aid even as reopenings slow layoffs

In this Wednesday, June 3, 2020 photo, Juan Santos stocks shelves at the Presidente Supermarket in the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami.  The U.S. government is set to issue its latest report on the layoffs that have left millions unemployed but have steadily slowed as many businesses have begun to reopen and to rehire some laid-off workers.  (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Nearly 1.9 million people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, evidence that many employers are still cutting jobs even as the gradual reopening of businesses has slowed the pace of layoffs

Protests eclipse pandemic, but White House fears resurgence

FILE - In this April 27, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump listens during briefing about the coronavirus in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. For weeks, Trump has been eager to publicly turn the page on the coronavirus pandemic. But now the White House fears that the very thing that finally shoved the virus off centerstage — mass protests over the death of George Floyd — may bring about its resurgence. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

For weeks, President Donald Trump has been eager to publicly turn the page on the coronavirus pandemic

Biden to focus on economic plans, inequality in weeks ahead

In this June 2, 2020, photo, Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks in Philadelphia. Biden is pledging to unveil a series of proposals in coming weeks aimed at reversing the economic devastation wrought by the pandemic and addressing inequalities sparking protests sweeping the country. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Joe Biden is pledging to unveil a series of proposals in coming weeks aimed at reversing the economic devastation wrought by the pandemic and addressing inequalities sparking protests sweeping the country

Coronavirus strands merchant ship crews at sea for months

A cargo ship approaches the port of Piraeus as other ships are anchored, near Athens, Greece, Tuesday, May 26, 2020. During the new coronavirus pandemic, about 150,000 seafarers are stranded at sea in need of crew changes, according to the International Chamber of Shipping. Roughly another 150,000 are stuck on shore, waiting to get back to work. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

Countries across the world have imposed lockdowns, shut borders and suspended international flights to curb the spread of the new coronavirus

On Tiananmen anniversary, Hong Kong bans insults to anthem

Pan-democratic legislator Chan Chi-chuen holding a placard reading

Hong Kong’s legislature has passed a contentious bill that makes it illegal to insult the Chinese national anthem

German man identified as suspect in case of missing U.K. girl

FILE - This undated file photo shows Madeleine McCann. British police said on Wednesday June 3, 2020, a German man has been identified as a suspect in the case of a 3-year-old British girl who disappeared 13 years ago while on a family holiday in Portugal. (AP Photo/File)

British police say a German man has been identified as a suspect in the case of a 3-year-old British girl who disappeared 13 years ago while on a family holiday in Portugal

Virginia governor to announce removal of Lee statue

FILE - This Tuesday, June 2, 2020 file photo shows a large group of protesters gather around the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Avenue near downtown in Richmond, Va. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is expected to announce plans Thursday for the removal of an iconic statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from Richmond's prominent Monument Avenue. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is expected to announce plans Thursday for the removal of an iconic statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E

Prosecutors charge 3 more officers in George Floyd's death

This combination of photos provided by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office in Minnesota on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, shows Derek Chauvin, from left, J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao. Chauvin is charged with second-degree murder of George Floyd, a black man who died after being restrained by him and the other Minneapolis police officers on May 25. Kueng, Lane and Thao have been charged with aiding and abetting Chauvin. (Hennepin County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Prosecutors have charged three more police officers in the death of George Floyd and filed a new, tougher charge against the officer at the center of the case

Trump administration moves to block Chinese airlines from US

The Trump administration says it will block Chinese airlines from flying to the U.S. later this month

US Legislatures slow to pass laws limiting use of force

FILE - In this March 5, 2019 file photo Ohio House minority leader Emilia Sykes delivers the Democrat's response to the Ohio Governor Mike DeWine's Ohio State of the State address at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio. Only about a third of U.S. states have enacted laws addressing police use-of-force in the six years since a national protest movement emerged over the killings of black men by white police officers. Sykes criticized GOP lawmakers this week for failing to enact laws recommended by former Ohio Gov. John Kasich's task force that hold police accountable.  (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

A wave of police killings of young black men in 2014 prompted 24 states to quickly pass some type of law enforcement reform, but many declined to address the most glaring issue: police use of force

Ferguson elects first black mayor as new protests roil US

Ferguson voters have elected Ella Jones as the city’s first black mayor as protests over police treatment of black communities roil the nation

Demonstrators continue to fill streets across U.S.

Demonstrators hold up signs during a protest in front of City Hall, Tuesday, June 2, 2020, in Los Angeles over the death of George Floyd. Floyd died in police custody on Memorial Day in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Large protests against police violence again filled the streets of several U.S. cities on Tuesday, as elected leaders struggled to cope with the damage already done - civilians injured by police, police hurt by civilians and looters who used the...

Defiant NYC protesters march through curfew

Police arrest protesters who declined to get off the streets during a curfew Tuesday, June 2, 2020, in New York, at a solidarity rally calling for justice over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

An 8 p.m. curfew didn’t stop thousands of defiant demonstrators from marching through the streets of New York City throughout the night though some of the repant destruction seen over the last few nights was quelleed

Cities gird for more violence, Trump blames unrest on 'lowlifes and losers'

Protesters take a knee as a sign of unity and chant during a solidarity march for George Floyd, Tuesday, June 2, 2020, in Times Square, New York. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)

President Donald Trump is stepping up the pressure on governors to crack down after a week of unrest set off by the death of George Floyd, demanding New York call in the National Guard to stop the “lowlifes and losers.”

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The president has no words of solace and is stoking rather than subduing violence.

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