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An election worker in Renton, Wash., begins processing mail-in ballots during that state's presidential primary in March. Varying state-by-state requirements around signatures and other rules have become the focus of legal fights as absentee voting expands due to the pandemic.

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Among the main targets are requirements such as signing a ballot envelope, or getting a witness or notary to sign it. Small details matter a lot and could affect the outcome in November.

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Somali immigrant Safia Munye opened the Minneapolis restaurant Mama Safia's Kitchen with her retirement savings. It was destroyed. "This can be replaced. George's life cannot," she says.

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President Trump called Floyd's death a "grave tragedy" that "should never have happened." But once he was back on Twitter, he again inflamed tensions, with machismo and politics at the forefront.

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Gov. Ned Lamont says it's too soon, but the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes say they are taking numerous steps to ensure that Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun are safe for patrons.

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In Minneapolis, where Floyd died, a semitrailer drove into a crowd of protesters on an interstate. Authorities in Kentucky say a man was killed as security forces confronted a crowd early Monday.

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The killing of George Floyd has sprung a global movement against inequality and racism; protests were seen over the weekend in places such as Berlin, London, Toronto and Auckland, New Zealand.

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Former Vice President Joe Biden left his house for the second time in a week to visit the location of protests last night. Posting about the unannounced trip, Biden wrote: "We are a nation in pain."

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"There would be no protests, there would be no demonstrations, had Derek Chauvin not killed George Floyd," former NAACP President Cornell Brooks tells All Things Considered.

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