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CDC Data Changes, Twitter Hack, Mary Trump's Book

The Trump administration is diverting data collection away from the CDC. Major political figures, business tycoons, and celebrities were hacked on Twitter. And finally, Mary Trump's new memoir on the family that created the 45th President.

CDC Data Changes, Twitter Hack, Mary Trump's Book

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Trump On HK And Race, COVID-19 Testing, Tax Day

President Trump announced an end to the United States' special relationship with Hong Kong. He also weighed in on the national debate about race and policing. Admiral Brett Giroir says the US can perform 100 million coronavirus tests a month by September, but will that be enough? And finally, after a three month delay, taxes are due today. Does the IRS have the resources to process them during the pandemic?

Trump On HK And Race, COVID-19 Testing, Tax Day

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CA Shutdown, Universities Sue ICE, South China Sea

California Governor Gavin Newsom ordered indoor restaurants, bars and many other businesses to shut back down as Los Angeles and San Diego school districts announced schools will stay online this fall. A hearing today could decide the fate of more than a million international students. Finally, U.S. Secretary Mike Pompeo calls Chinese action in the South China Sea "unlawful."

CA Shutdown, Universities Sue ICE, South China Sea

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COVID-19 Latest, CDC And Racism, Breonna Taylor

As coronavirus numbers continue to surge in states across the country, Florida set a record high on Sunday for the number of new cases reported in a single day. 1,000 CDC employees signed a letter alleging a toxic and racist culture at the CDC. And finally it's been four months since police killed Breonna Taylor. What's the latest in the investigation into her death?

COVID-19 Latest, CDC And Racism, Breonna Taylor

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BONUS: The Importance of Black Doctors

In this bonus episode of Up First brought to you by NPR's science podcast Short Wave, host Maddie Sofia and reporter Emily Kwong take a look at the lack of diversity in the physician workforce and its effect on black patients.

BONUS: The Importance of Black Doctors

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Stone Sentence Commuted, Coronavirus Testing System Burdened, Chicago Gun Violence

President Trump commutes the sentence of longtime associate and "dirty trickster" Roger Stone. America's coronavirus testing system is nearing capacity and yet still insufficient. Chicago is enduring a wave of gun violence.

Stone Sentence Commuted, Coronavirus Testing System Burdened, Chicago Gun Violence

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California And COVID-19, SCOTUS Oklahoma Case, 2020 And The Economy

In California, a strong initial response kept coronavirus numbers low, but now the state is seeing one of the country's worst outbreaks. The U.S. Supreme Court decision that a huge swath of eastern Oklahoma remains an American Indian reservation may have big legal implications. Finally, the trajectory of the economy has often swayed presidential elections, but that appears to be changing.

California And COVID-19, SCOTUS Oklahoma Case, 2020 And The Economy

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Breaking News Update: Supreme Court Rules On Trump Financial Records

The U.S. Supreme Court handed President Trump a big loss Thursday, ruling that he is not "categorically immune" from having his pre-presidential financial records released to a New York grand jury. But in a second decision on the House's request for similar information, the court appeared to question the breadth of congressional authority.

Breaking News Update: Supreme Court Rules On Trump Financial Records

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Schools, Democratic Platform, SCOTUS Decision On Trump's Financials

The Trump administration is questioning its own guidelines to try to get schools to reopen this fall, but is it logistically and financially possible? Joe Biden is working with Bernie Sanders and other progressives to improve his pitch to progressives, and finally the Supreme Court will rule today on Trump's financials. Will the public get access?

Schools, Democratic Platform, SCOTUS Decision On Trump's Financials

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Education Announcements, Mary Trump's Book, Mexico-US Meeting

The Trump Administration is pushing for K-12 schools to open this fall. They are also threatening to expel international students who are only being offered online courses by their universities. After a legal challenge, President Trump's niece, Mary Trump, will publish a tell-all family memoir next week. What does she have to say about her uncle's family secrets? Mexico's president meets President Trump at the White House to mark the USMCA.

Education Announcements, Mary Trump's Book, Mexico-US Meeting

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