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5 Things to Know for Today

5 Things to Know for Today

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. TRUMP FACES RARE REBUKE FROM REPUBLICANS

GOP officials from New Hampshire to Mississippi to Iowa pushed back against President Donald Trump’s suggestion it might be necessary to delay the November election.

2. OREGON POLICE TRY TO TAMP DOWN NIGHTLY PORTLAND PROTESTS

Oregon police took over protecting a federal courthouse in Portland that’s been a target of violent protests as local authorities try to tamp down demonstrations that have wracked the city every night for more than two months following the killing of George Floyd.

3. SOME EDUCATORS OF COLOR RESIST PUSH FOR POLICE-FREE SCHOOLS

School districts nationwide are working to remove police officers from campuses, but some Black and Indigenous educational leaders are resisting the push prompted by the national reckoning over racial injustice and police brutality.

4. VIRUS TESTING TURNAROUND TIMES IN FLORIDA REVEAL WIDE DISPARITY

As coronavirus cases surge in hard-hit Florida, so do the turnaround times for test results. The reasons are many. Often it has to do with lab staffing, backlogs or equipment shortages.

5. ASIA-PACIFIC TOURISM MAKES PATCHY RESTART

With international travel heavily restricted, progress in reviving tourism has been at best anemic and usually perilous.

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