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FILE - This Jan. 16, 2020 file photo shows a Uniper energy company coal-fired power plant and a BP refinery beside a wind generator in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The world hit another new record high for heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, despite reduced emissions because of the coronavirus pandemic, scientists announced Thursday, June 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
Heat-trapping carbon dioxide in air hits new record highNew measurements show carbon pollution levels in the air hit another record in May
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Reyna Montoya stands outside her home Thursday, June 4, 2020, in Gilbert, Ariz. Every Monday, Montoya wakes up extra early and logs onto the Supreme Court's blog, hitting refresh over and over again to find out if it's ruled on the Obama-era program that shields her from deportation. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Immigrants anxious as they await Supreme Court DACA decisionMany immigrants are feeling anxious as they wait to hear whether the U.S. Supreme Court will allow President Donald Trump to end the program that shields them from deportation
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New citizens, socially distanced, are sworn in outside the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services building, Thursday, June 4, 2020, in Lawrence, Mass. The federal agency is resuming services in many cities across the country after being shuttered for more than two months because of the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Citizenship concerns remain as immigration agency reopensThe federal agency charged with overseeing legal immigration is resuming services in many cities across the country Thursday after being shuttered for more than two months because of the coronavirus pandemic
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FILE - This April 7, 2020 file photo shows a bottle of hydroxychloroquine tablets in Texas City, Texas. Several authors of a large study that raised safety concerns about malaria drugs for coronavirus patients have retracted the report, saying independent reviewers were not able to verify information that’s been widely questioned by other scientists. A retraction in the journal Lancet on Thursday, June 4, 2020  involved a May 22 report on  hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, drugs long used for preventing or treating malaria but whose safety and effectiveness for COVID-19 are unknown. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
Study on safety of malaria drugs for coronavirus retractedSeveral authors of a large study that raised safety concerns about malaria drugs for coronavirus patients have retracted the report
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Defense attorney Earl Gray, center, talks to reporters, Thursday, June 4, 2020, outside court in downtown Minneapolis after his client, former Minneapolis police Officer Thomas Lane, made his first court appearance in the death of George Floyd. A judge set bail at $750,000 apiece for Lane and two other fired Minneapolis police officers charged with aiding and abetting in the killing of Floyd. (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen)
Attorneys: 2 ex-cops charged in Floyd's death were rookiesDefense attorneys say two of three Minneapolis police officers charged with aiding and abetting in the death of George Floyd were rookies barely off probation when a more senior white officer ignored the black man's cries for help and pressed a knee into his neck
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FILE - In this March 3, 2020, file photo, a gravestone marks the burial place at the Granary Burying Ground in Boston of those killed in the March 5, 1770, shooting by British soldiers known as the Boston Massacre. Crispus Attucks, a black man, was the first of those killed in the attack that helped touch off the American Revolution. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
As nation confronts old demons, a 1770 slaying is recalledAs America reckons with the death of George Floyd, another black man killed in 1770 in colonial Boston has become a symbol of entrenched racism and oppression
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Demonstrators kneel as they take part in a protest Thursday, June 4, 2020, in downtown Los Angeles over the death of George Floyd, who died May 25 after being restrained by police in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
Most California curfews lifted as peace replaces unrest Los Angeles, San Francisco and most major cities across California lifted curfews amid more peaceful demonstrations that continued throughout the state over the death of George Floyd
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FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2013, file photo, a school resource officer in Anderson, Calif., walks a middle school student back to class. Portland Public Schools, Oregon's largest school district, will discontinue its use of Portland Police Bureau school resource officers. Superintendent Guadalupe Guerrero said Thursday, June 4, 2020, the district needed to "re-examine our relationship" with the police in light of the nationwide upheaval over the death of George Floyd. (Andreas Fuhrmann/The Record Searchlight via AP, File)
Portland, other cities rethink school police amid protestsPortland Public Schools, Oregon's largest school district, will discontinue its use of Portland Police Bureau school resource officers and joins a handful of other urban districts from Minneapolis to Denver that are rethinking school police officers amid the outrage over the death of George Floyd
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US public schools need major building repairs, report findsA federal report finds that the majority of U.S. public school districts need to make major building repairs in at least half of their schools
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FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper speaks in Des Moines, Iowa. Democratic U.S. Senate candidate John Hickenlooper didn't appear at a Colorado Independent Ethics Commission hearing Thursday, June 4, 2020, defying a commission subpoena and a court order that he participate as it considers a Republican complaint that trips he took on private planes while Colorado's governor violated the state's gift ban. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
Former Colorado governor held in contempt by ethics panelThe Colorado Independent Ethics Commission has held former Gov. John Hickenlooper in contempt for defying orders to appear at an ethics hearing
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In this March 17, 2020, photo, Mr. Rich, a classroom pet, spent several months in the home of Associated Press writer Jill Bleed in Little Rock, Ark., during the coronavirus outbreak until he was brought back to school May 30. (AP Photo/Jill Bleed)
VIRUS DIARY: When the class hamster came home - and stayedDuring a pandemic, what becomes of the classroom pets
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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2020, file photo State, Sen. Jennifer McClellan, D-Richmond, smiles as she is applauded by members of the Virginia House of Delegates as she is given a warm send-off from the chambers at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. "I always hoped this day would come but never fully believed it would," said McClellan, who lives near the statue and drives by it everyday. She said when the statue is finally gone it will feel "like an incredible burden has been lifted off my shoulders and finally I can breathe and heal." (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
Black activists, allies call Lee statue removal a big winAfter days of unrest over the death of George Floyd, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced a statue of Gen. Robert E
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