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Suspect In Fatal Shooting Of Portland Right-Wing Protester Killed By Law Enforcement

| Michael Reinoehl's death came as VICE News aired an interview in which he said he shot a Patriot Prayer supporter in what he believed was self defense.

Americans Increasingly Polarized When It Comes To Racial Justice Protests, Poll Finds

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More Americans support than oppose recent protests after the shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin, according to an Ipsos poll. But sharp divisions are emerging along racial and political party lines.

CDC Asks States To Plan For Potential Vaccine Distribution Starting In Late October

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The CDC's planning guidance for states includes multiple scenarios for the rollout of a vaccine this year, including possibly having a limited number of doses available in October and November.

Kenosha, Wis., Officials Lift Curfew, Citing 'Relatively Peaceful' Recent Protests

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Officials enacted a nightly curfew in response to unrest following the Aug. 23 police shooting of Jacob Blake and had previously said it would continue until Labor Day.

Leak Reveals Warnings Inside Census That Shortened Schedule Risks 'Serious Errors'

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The shortened schedule for the 2020 census increases the risk of significantly decreasing data quality, according to an internal Census Bureau document obtained by the House Oversight Committee.

After Beirut Explosion, Lebanon Sees A Spike In Coronavirus Infections

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Since the Aug. 4 blast, the number of COVID-19 cases has increased by some 220%, according to the International Rescue Committee. The country is also coping with damage to medical facilities.

U.S. Army Replaces Fort Hood Commander, Ramps Up Vanessa Guillén Inquiry

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Maj. Gen. Scott Efflandt will remain at the post, instead of going on to command the 1st Armored Division as the Army had originally planned.

U.S. Won't Join WHO-Led Coronavirus Vaccine Effort, White House Says

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A Trump administration spokesman says Washington will continue to engage the rest of the world in vaccine development but won't be "constrained" by the "corrupt" World Health Organization.

Majority Of Hurricane Laura Deaths Linked To Improper Use Of Portable Generators

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Eight of Louisiana's 15 hurricane-related deaths are linked to carbon monoxide poisoning from portable generators. As of Tuesday, many thousands of households in the state are still without power.