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Graffiti from recent demonstrations covers an area outside the Mark O. Hatfield Federal Courthouse in Portland on July 8. Protesters are facing off against the Portland police as well as a group of federal agents. Gillian Flaccus/AP hide caption

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America Reckons With Racial Injustice

Federal Officers Use Unmarked Vehicles To Grab People In Portland, Protesters Say

Agents are deployed in the Oregon city amid anti-police protests. Homeland Security official Ken Cuccinelli tells NPR the tactic is being used to move detainees to a "safe location for questioning."

Graffiti from recent demonstrations covers an area outside the Mark O. Hatfield Federal Courthouse in Portland on July 8. Protesters are facing off against the Portland police as well as a group of federal agents. Gillian Flaccus/AP hide caption

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Federal Officers Use Unmarked Vehicles To Grab People In Portland, DHS Confirms

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Police stand guard during a government order for residents to stay home, to help contain the spread of the new coronavirus, as a resident walks to a food store in Soacha on the outskirts of Bogotá, Colombia, on March 25. Fernando Vergara/AP hide caption

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Colombia Sees Bouts Of Looting As Coronavirus Fallout Puts People Out Of Work

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Hundreds of people line up outside a Kentucky Career Center hoping to find assistance with their unemployment claim in Frankfort, Ky., in June. Bryan Woolston/Reuters hide caption

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Economist: U.S. Workers, Economy Will Suffer With End Of Federal Pandemic Benefits

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A fish-plant worker processes seafood at Blue Harvest Fisheries in New Bedford, Mass. Workers were provided face shields to prevent the spread of the coronavirus on the plant floor. Josh Souza/Special to The Public's Radio hide caption

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This City's Coronavirus Safety Measures Could Become Best Practices

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President Trump announces a new role for the Development Finance Corp. in May while touring Owens & Minor Inc., a medical supply company in Allentown, Pa. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Trump Redirects Foreign Aid Agency To Work On Pandemic. Congress Has Questions

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg revealed Friday that she began undergoing chemotherapy in May for a new cancer diagnosis. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for DVF hide caption

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Cancer Again, Says She Will Remain On The Court

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The choir at Meadowridge Baptist church in Fort Worth, Texas, performs at a worship service in October 2019. Tom Gjelten/NPR hide caption

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Multiracial Congregations May Not Bridge Racial Divide

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Dozens of fans turned out to watch the Red Sox amateur baseball team tangle with the Yankees at Regions Field in Birmingham, Ala. The teams are part of an over-35 league showcasing their skills at a ballpark normally used by the Birmingham Barons minor league baseball team. Russell Lewis/NPR hide caption

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Baseball-Starved Fans Turn Out To Watch Middle-Aged Men Play

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Responding to the noise he experienced daily in London, Mala pared down U.K. dance music to a skeletal form. He's the final rung in this chain, but hypothetically, he'd "play it forward" to the late dub pioneer Augustus Pablo. Fabrice Bourgelle/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Play It Forward: Mala Sees The Space Between The Notes

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