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Books on race and criminal justice top bestseller lists As nationwide protests against racism and police violence continue, readers are seeking out books old and new on race and criminal justice
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this July 29, 2008, file photo, a rhesus macaque monkey grooms another on Cayo Santiago, known as Monkey Island, off the eastern coast of Puerto Rico. Since 1938, the 37-acre island has served as a research colony where the monkeys, originally from India, are studied. Even as companies recruit tens of thousands of people for larger COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine studies in the summer of 2020, behind the scenes scientists still are testing ferrets, monkeys and other animals in hopes of clues to those basic questions — steps that in a pre-pandemic era would have been finished first. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
Monkeys, ferrets offer needed clues in COVID-19 vaccine raceThe global race for a COVID-19 vaccine boils down to some critical questions about how much to rev up people's immune systems — and whether revving it the wrong way could cause harm
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Graffiti in downtown Omaha on Sunday, May 31, 2020. Police and protesters clashed for a second night in Omaha. (Anna Reed/Omaha World-Herald via AP)
Death toll grows in national protests Amid protests seeking justice for a black man killed after a white police officer pressed his knee into his neck, several people have lost their lives
The Associated Press6 hours ago
In this Monday, June 1, 2020, photo, a protester raises her arms on the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge while demonstrating against police brutality in Dallas. Protests continue over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (Ryan Michalesko/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
US cities erupt in more violence amid threats from TrumpAmerican cities erupted in violence and destruction in a seventh straight night of unrest, with several police officers shot or run over, amid boasts and threats from President Donald Trump to send in troops to “dominate the streets.”
The Associated Press7 hours ago
President Donald Trump walks in Lafayette Park to visit outside St. John's Church across from the White House Monday, June 1, 2020, in Washington. Part of the church was set on fire during protests on Sunday night. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Democratic governors reject Trump's call to send in militarySome Democratic governors are resisting President Donald Trump’s threat to deploy the U.S. military unless they dispatch National Guard units to “dominate the streets” in reaction to the violence that has gripped the country
The Associated Press13 hours ago
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