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A man raises his hands as police line up across the street during protests Friday in Minneapolis. Demonstrators expressed outrage and grief across the nation over the death of George Floyd, a black man who was killed by police. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

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Missouri's only clinic that provides abortions, located in St. Louis, will be able to keep operating after a state commission decided Friday, that the health department was wrong not to renew the license of the Planned Parenthood facility. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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Demonstrators gather Friday in Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park, one of several protests organized in cities across the United States. Mike Stewart/AP hide caption

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Protesters react in front of police as they gather in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday to demonstrate George Floyd's death. Agustin Paullier/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters set fires at the 3rd Precinct of the Minneapolis Police Department on Thursday. Protests over the death of George Floyd, the black man who died in police custody, continued in Minneapolis for a third straight night. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom says places of worship can resume in-person services pending county approval. Attendance will be limited to fewer than 100 or 25% of the building's capacity, whichever is lower. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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Former Vice President Joe Biden and Jill Biden depart after placing a wreath at the Delaware Memorial Bridge Veterans Memorial Park on Monday. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker was ordered to respond to the suit filed by Republican state Rep. Darren Bailey by Thursday. Instead, he moved the case to federal district court. Justin L. Fowler/AP hide caption

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A judge in Virginia has ruled that a salvage company may cut into the remains of the Titanic to retrieve the ship's wireless telegraph machine. Artifacts from the sunken vessel are sit on shelves at a storage facility in Atlanta in this Feb. 18 photo. Angie Wang/AP hide caption

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The FBI claims Dr. Qing Wang received more than $3.6 million in grants from the NIH while also collecting money for the same research from the Chinese government. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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Aimee Stephens' Supreme Court case is over the question of whether employers can fire workers for being transgender. "We're not asking for anything special. We're just asking to be treated like other people are," Stephens told The Detroit News last year. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, who has not issued a statewide stay-at-home order, is demanding that tribal leaders remove roadblocks they say have been put in place to protect reservation residents from the coronavirus pandemic. James Nord/AP hide caption

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