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How Adam Silver, the NBA's stars and owners negotiated these playoffs - ESPN

It took nearly three months of compromise, debate and trust for the NBA to set up this plan. Here's how it came together.
Source: ESPN

ACLU And Black Lives Matter Sue Trump Administration Over Protest Violence - NPR

"What happened to our members Monday evening, here in the nation's capital, was an affront to all our rights," said April Goggans, Core Organizer of Black Lives Matter D.C.
Source: NPR

Drew Brees offers second apology after national anthem comment backlash: 'I will be part of the solution' - Fox News

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees offered a second apology Thursday to anyone he might have hurt with his comments about his stance against kneeling during the national anthem in wake of the backlash he has since received.
Source: Fox News

New jobless claims flooding in; some others to lose benefits - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgians warned they'll lose jobless benefits if they turn down work; school workers lose, too
Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Gabrielle Union files discrimination complaint against 'America's Got Talent' producers - NBC News

Gabrielle Union files harassment complaint against NBC and 'America's Got Talent' producers for fostering a "toxic" work environment.
Source: NBC News

Trump vows to campaign against Murkowski after she backs Mattis - POLITICO

Trump responded as he typically does: with a Twitter thread.
Source: Politico

See list of 154 J.C. Penney stores to close this summer - syracuse.com

The closings are the first phase of the troubled department store chain's downsizing.
Source: syracuse.com

Looted iPhones: Apple is tracking iPhones stolen from its stores | ABC7 - ABC7

Apple is sending a clear message to people who've stolen iPhones from its stores: You're "being tracked." Full story: https://abc7.com/apple-is-tracking-ipho...
Source: YouTube

Former Joint Chiefs Chairman Condemns Trump's Threat To Use Military At Protests - NPR

In rare remarks, retired Gen. Martin Dempsey rebuked the president's threat to use military troops against protesters as "dangerous," saying it would hurt relations between the military and civilians.
Source: NPR

Chinese Hackers Target Email Accounts of Biden Campaign Staff, Google Says - The New York Times

The technology giant also confirmed reports that Iran had targeted President Trump’s campaign, underscoring the persistent threat of hackers in the 2020 election.
Source: New York Times

Study Showing Hydroxychloroquine Increases Death Risk For COVID-19 Is Retracted : Coronavirus Live Updates - NPR

A paper suggesting hydroxychloroquine increases the risk of death for patients with COVID-19 has been retracted by three of its authors because they were not able to verify the data used in the study.
Source: NPR

Emotional debate erupts over anti-lynching legislation as Cory Booker and Kamala Harris speak out against Rand Paul amendment - CNN

In an emotional exchange on the Senate floor, Democratic Sens. Cory Booker of New Jersey and Kamala Harris of California spoke out Thursday against an amendment that GOP Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky was trying to add to anti-lynching legislation.
Source: CNN

George Floyd death: China takes a victory lap over US protests - BBC News

China is hitting back at the US for supporting Hong Kong pro-democracy demonstrations last year.
Source: BBC News

Why Washington’s Streets Have Filled With Troops the Mayor Did Not Want - The New York Times

Because it’s not a state, the District of Columbia is at a disadvantage in any clash with federal authorities.
Source: New York Times

Michael White Freed By Iran After Being Detained Since 2018 - NPR

White was initially taken into custody in July 2018 while visiting a woman he had met online. He was convicted of insulting Iran's supreme leader and posting private information on social media.
Source: NPR

Amber Riley speaks out on Lea Michele 'Glee' controversy: 'I'm not going to say that she's racist' - USA TODAY

"Glee" star Amber Riley speaks out on Lea Michele's set behavior for the "first and last time."
Source: USA Today

After sparking consternation at NASA, Trump campaign pulls ad featuring SpaceX launch - Yahoo Finance

An online advertisement that plays off last weekend's historic crewed SpaceX launch to boost President Donald Trump's re-election campaign drew a protest from the wife of one of the astronauts today — and soon afterward, the campaign deleted its version of th…
Source: Yahoo Entertainment

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Heckled, Booed At George Floyd Memorial In Brooklyn - Deadline

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was booed and heckled by an irate crowd at a memorial for George Floyd in Brooklyn Thursday after declining to call out police violence in the city the night before. An event organizer, Rev. Kevin McCall, introduced the incr…
Source: Deadline

AstraZeneca is aiming to produce 2 billion doses of a coronavirus vaccine — and it could be ready by September - CNBC

The pharmaceutical company aims to distribute 1 billion shots to people in low and middle income countries, with 400 million doses ready this year.
Source: CNBC

Alex Berenson's coronavirus booklet hits Amazon after Elon Musk, others call out online retailer for 'censo... - Fox News

Amazon is selling former New York Times reporter Alex Berenson’s booklet on coronavirus after initially claiming it didn’t meet the online retailer’s guidelines – as help rolled in from the likes of Glenn Greenwald and Elon Musk, who considered the move blata…
Source: Fox News
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