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Former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, speaks in Philadelphia Tuesday following days of protests after the death of George Floyd in police custody.
Protesters lie on the ground with their hands behind their backs in New York City's Times Square on Monday. Outrage over police brutality and systemic racism has spilled into the streets in cities across the country.
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A fake story began circulating Sunday evening into Monday morning, which was then disputed by real journalists as well as a number of bots. Experts say the campaign may have been meant to make people question whether anything they see online is true.
Malaysia Hammond places flowers at a memorial mural for George Floyd in Minneapolis on Sunday. Police brutality has sparked days of civil unrest. But the sparks have landed in a tinderbox built over decades of economic inequality, now exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic.