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Protesters march with the family of Jacob Blake during a rally against racism and police brutality in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on August 29, 2020. STEPHEN MATUREN/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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America Reckons With Racial Injustice

A Father's Fight Paved Way For DOJ's Open Investigation Into Kenosha Shooting

After his own son was killed by Kenosha police, Michael Bell campaigned to require independent investigations for police shootings. "Jacob Blake's family has that benefit that we never had," he said.

Protesters march with the family of Jacob Blake during a rally against racism and police brutality in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on August 29, 2020. STEPHEN MATUREN/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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America Reckons With Racial Injustice

A Father's Fight Paved Way For Independent Investigation Into Kenosha Shooting

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A Father's Fight Paved Way For Independent Investigation Into Kenosha Shooting

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Sunday Puzzle

Sunday Puzzle: Switching It Up

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Sunday Puzzle: Switching It Up

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Devotees prepare to immerse in an artificial pond an idol of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesh in Mumbai, India, Aug. 23. India's coronavirus caseload topped 3 million that day, with the country leading the world in new daily infections. Rajanish Kakade/AP hide caption

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Coronavirus Updates

Hindus Work Around Coronavirus To Celebrate God Ganesh, Remover Of Obstacles

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Hindus Work Around Coronavirus To Celebrate God Ganesh, Remover Of Obstacles

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People march in support of Jacob Blake and his family to the Kenosha County Courthouse on August 29, 2020 in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Blake was shot seven times in the back in front of his three children by a police officer in Kenosha. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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America Reckons With Racial Injustice

Kenosha Mayor Does Not Want President Trump To Visit 'At This Point In Time'

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Kenosha Mayor Does Not Want President Trump To Visit 'At This Point In Time'

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Farmers check coffee beans handpicked at their farm located in Forquilha do Rio, municipality of Dores do Rio Preto, Espirito Santo, Brazil. Mauro Pimentel/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The Coronavirus Crisis

Coffee Keeps Its Mojo: Producers Overcome Pandemic Obstacles

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Coffee Keeps Its Mojo: Producers Overcome Pandemic Obstacles

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