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A sign displaying beach rules hangs along Venice Beach, where beachgoers returned this weekend following weeks of lockdown due to the coronavirus.

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Sun bathing was prohibited and face masks were required. But Venice Beach otherwise felt like its usual eclectic self this Memorial Day weekend.

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Demonstrators defied social distancing rules and thronged some of the busiest retail districts Sunday. China's parliament is planning legislation to tighten its grip on the semi-autonomous territory.

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In the best of times, living in Vermont requires a type of isolation and self-sufficiency unknown in many parts of the country. But the coronavirus has tested the state like never before.

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Rep. Ilhan Omar has a new memoir about her journey to Congress after fleeing civil war in Somalia. She talked with NPR about her life and her hopes for future coronavirus relief measures.

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Sheltering in place isn't new for children who live in neighborhoods plagued by gun violence, and shootings haven't eased during the pandemic. St. Louis families improvise to keep kids safe.

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Health officials announced Saturday that they had recorded 1,107 new infections. The news comes as the state entered Phase 2 of its reopening plan on Friday.

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The president visited his Virginia resort Saturday. It appears that Trump — whose time on the links has been criticized ⁠— hasn't played a round since declaring a national emergency in March.

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The prominent immunologist, coronavirus fighter — and unlikely celebrity — offered a pair of surprise graduation addresses this week, at Johns Hopkins University and the College of the Holy Cross

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