Protesters hold up a lighted sign reading "#sayhername" during a July 2015 vigil for Sandra Bland in Chicago. Bland died in a Texas jail after a traffic stop escalated into a physical confrontation. Authorities said Bland hanged herself, a finding her family disputed.
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Stands remain empty as family members of United States Military Academy graduating cadets are restricted from attending commencement ceremonies on June 13 in West Point, N.Y
Two Mississippi state flags wave outside the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., in 2019. State lawmakers voted to retire the current flag, and Mississippi GOP Gov. Tate Reeves is expected to sign the measure.
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McArthur, the county seat of Vinton County, Ohio, shown on April. 3, 2018. The county prosecutor says the pandemic has put additional strain on children who have parents addicted to drugs.
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Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, seen above in 2018, gives high marks for social distancing efforts during the coronavirus pandemic but low marks for testing. He says he thinks large public gatherings may have to wait until there's a vaccine.
Retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal, seen in 2009 in Afghanistan, noted that the government "really haven't asked the American people to sacrifice for a war since World War II."
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