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More than 20 U.S. states now require face masks, as officials hope to curb a sharp rise in new coronavirus cases. Here, patrons wear masks as they sit in the outdoor patio of a restaurant on Pier 39 at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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More Than 20 U.S. States Now Require Face Masks In Public

An alarming surge in coronavirus cases is forcing more states to require face coverings. Two of the worst-hit states — Florida and Arizona — still don't have statewide mandates.

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A man wearing military fatigues stands next to the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines MH17 carrying 298 passengers and crew, that crashed in eastern Ukraine six years ago. Dominique Faget/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Nearly 6 Years After MH17 Was Shot Down, Dutch Prosecutors Say They Will Sue Russia

Russia has denied any involvement in the 2014 crash of the Malaysian jetliner that killed nearly 300 people. Investigators say it was hit by a Russian-supplied surface-to-air missile.

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California Will Release Up To 8,000 Prisoners Due To Coronavirus

Anyone who is eligible for release will be tested for the coronavirus within seven days of their return to society, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation says.

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'Who Does This To A Kid?' D.C. Family Mourns 11-Year-Old Killed By Crossfire

Davon McNeal was one of several children killed by gun violence over the July Fourth weekend while doing everyday things: playing in the yard, walking through a mall, watching fireworks.

'Who Does This To A Kid?' D.C. Family Mourns 11-Year-Old Killed By Crossfire

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An employee sews a miniature dress in Dior's sewing workshop in Paris on July 4. This year Dior created a miniature collection for its haute couture show and presented it as a film. Francois Guillot/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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You May Be In Sweatpants, But COVID-19 Hasn't Stopped Haute Couture

In a fashion first, this season's collections were presented digitally, rather than in-person, in-Paris. The virtual venue was an opportunity for designers to experiment in the online space.

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Chief Justice John Roberts Rebuked Trump This Term. What's He Up To?

John Roberts has shaped rulings that upset conservatives but left room for those on the right to prevail in later cases.

Chief Justice John Roberts Rebuked Trump This Term. What's He Up To?

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How A Math-Loving Executive Used Hotmail And A Spreadsheet To Find Winning Scripts

In 2005, an anonymous list of the best unmade scripts shook up the industry. And, along the way, it may just have reinvented Hollywood's power structure.

Hollywood's Black List

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Denver School Principal On How Black Students Led Swift Changes To History Curriculum

Kimberly Grayson took her high schoolers to the African American history museum in D.C. When students pressed their white teachers to take the same trip, a revised history curriculum quickly followed.

Denver School Principal On How Black Students Led Swift Changes To History Curriculum

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