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A 'Stunning Reversal' From NYT on Op-Ed That Sparked OutrageThe New York Times is officially reversing course. After Sen. Tom Cotton, a Republican, published an opinion essay in the paper Wednesday that was met with outrage , the NYT on Thursday said Cotton's column—which advocated for the federal government using the military to suppress protests over the deaths of...
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Megan Kelly, left, of the downtown Los Angeles restaurant Bestia, hands out free pizza to protesters at Los Angeles City Hall, Thursday, June 4, 2020, in Los Angeles. Protests continue to be held in U.S. cities, sparked by the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
California curfews lifting amid peaceful protestsCalifornia cities and counties are cautiously lifting curfews after days of sporadic mayhem were replaced by peaceful protests
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In this Jan. 23, 2020 photo Portland Police Chief Jami Resch speaks during an interview. Portland, Oregon, a liberal city with a reputation for large and frequent protests, is reeling from the nightly chaos that has overwhelmed its streets. For almost a week, smaller groups of demonstrators have broken off from peaceful protests that attracted thousands. More than 100 people have been arrested and police Chief Jami Resch on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 pleaded with residents to help stop those “who are holding our city with violence.”  (Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian via AP)
Districts jettison school police officers amid protestsAn increasing number of school districts are rethinking the presence of school resource officers in their schools amid the national outrage over the death of George Floyd
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Joined by community faith leaders Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti takes a knee in prayer during a Black Lives Matter protest in downtown Los Angeles, Tuesday, June 2, 2020. People protest over the cause of George Floyd's death in police custody on May 25 in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
Mayor in crisis: Role shifts for LA's Garcetti amid unrestLos Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's priorities were once fixing sidewalks and filling potholes
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People walk in a park in Lahore, Pakistan, Friday, June 5, 2020. Government of Pakistan's Punjab province has reopened parks in different cities of the province including Lahore amid coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)
The Latest: British Airways mulling suit vs quaratine ruleBritish Airways is considering legal action against the U.K. government’s plans to force anyone arriving into the country to quarantine themselves for 14 days in order to stem the spread of the coronavirus
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In this Sunday, May 31, 2020 photo, Athens-Clark County police officers in riot gear and backed up by a military vehicle move in on the protesters to remove them from Broad Street in downtown Athens, Ga. The protest was organized to demonstrate the death of George Floyd, who died in police custody in Minneapolis on May 25, sparking demonstrations and riots around the country. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)
Floyd death pushes military to face 'own demons' on race The death of George Floyd in police hands has pushed the U.S. military to search its soul and to admit that, like the rest of America, it has fallen short on racial fairness
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PHILIPPINE SEA (June 4, 2020)In this June 4, 2020, photo provided by the U.S. Navy, the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) departs Apra Harbor in Guam. The carrier has returned to sea and is conducting military operations in the Pacific region, 10 weeks after a massive coronavirus outbreak sidelined Navy warship. (Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Kaylianna Genier/U.S. Navy via AP))
Navy carrier sidelined by virus is back operating in PacificThe U.S.S
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FILE - In this May 5, 2020, file photo Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., speaks during a Senate Intelligence Committee nomination hearing for Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Cotton has risen to the ranks of potential 2024 Republican presidential contenders by making all the right enemies. Now, the Arkansas lawmaker is making more by lining up behind President Donald Trump’s law and order recipe for controlling civic unrest (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool, File)
Lauding 'force' against protests, Sen. Cotton raises profileFreshman Sen. Tom Cotton has risen to the ranks of potential 2024 Republican presidential contenders by making all the right enemies
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FILE - In this Monday, June 1, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump returns to the White House in Washington. Trump is traveling to Maine on Friday, June 5, 2020, to visit a company that makes specialized swabs for coronavirus testing. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Trump heads to rural Maine but won't escape demonstratorsPresident Donald Trump is traveling to Maine to visit a company that makes specialized swabs for coronavirus testing
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Analysis: Trump emulates strongman tactics, tests his limitsAn Associated Press analysis finds that President Donald Trump is increasingly emulating the strongman leaders he has long admired as he seeks to tamp down protests over police brutality that are roiling the United States
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