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Ground beef sold at Walmart, other stores recalled for possible E. coli contamination

Lakeside Refrigerated Services is recalling 42,922 pounds of ground beef sold at Walmart under Marketside Butcher and meat products sold nationwide.


Fact check: Photo shows Biden with Byrd, who once had ties to KKK but wasn’t a grand wizard

A widely shared image on social media claims Joe Biden is pictured with Robert Byrd, a grand wizard of the KKK. Byrd was in the KKK but not that post.


Larry Kudlow backs Mnuchin call not to disclose recipients of business loans from coronavirus stimulus

Kudlow said when Mnuchin promised transparency he meant “transparency of the process,” not who was getting the money.


Who is Rayshard Brooks? Father of 4 celebrated daughter’s birthday hours before police shot him in Atlanta

An Atlanta police officer shot Rayshard Brooks during a tussle at a Wendy’s. The 27-year-old was supposed to take his daughter skating the next day.


A tattoo shop is offering to cover up hate and gang symbols for free

A tattoo parlor in Kentucky is using ink to unite communities across the country by offering free appointments to anyone who wants to cover up their hate or gang symbol tattoos.

Medical bias: From pain pills to COVID-19, racial discrimination in health care festers

Discrimination in the health care system contributes to the stark disparities seen in how COVID-19 sickens and kills patients of color, experts agree.


Ruby Bridges takes over Selena Gomez’s Instagram, shares new footage from 1960 school desegregation

Selena Gomez put her 179 million-strong Instagram following to good use, welcoming civil rights activist Ruby Bridges to take over the account.


Sen. Tim Scott says Trump didn’t know the significance of Tulsa and Juneteenth when rally was scheduled

“The president moving the date by a day once he was informed on what Juneteenth was, that was a good decision on his part,” Scott said.


Rallies in support of Trump – and protests against him – planned around the US for his 74th birthday

Rallies supporting the president are planned around the U.S. as are protests against him and his administration, as he celebrates his 74th birthday.


In Seattle’s Capitol Hill autonomous protest zone, some Black leaders express doubt about white allies

Seattle’s Black protesters calling for systemic change after the death of George Floyd say they worry white allies will again lose interest.


Department of Transportation to distribute 100 million masks to passengers to stave off COVID-19

The federal government will send nearly 100 million face masks to airports, Amtrak and transit systems for passengers, the DOT announced Friday.


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