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President Trump, VP Mike Pence and first lady Melania Trump participate in a discussion on reopening schools. “We want to reopen the schools. Everybody wants it. The moms want it, the dads want it, the kids want it. It’s time to do it,” Pres. Trump says.

JUST IN: Connecticut reported no COVID-19 deaths for the first time since March, Gov. Ned Lamont says.

"There's an erosion of morale here," retired NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce says, about rise in gun violence. "Now more than ever you need a very strong, very intelligence-driven police department, and we're not seeing that."

On @ABCNewsLive , we have the latest on the coronavirus pandemic after at least 21 states have either reversed or paused reopening measures. The WNBA and WNBPA announced they will be honoring the Black Lives Matter movement in the 2020 season. WATCH LIVE:

@karentravers  has more after the White House holds a roundtable discussion on reopening schools.

"The men who assaulted myself and the other folks who were trying to intervene to de-escalate the situation...should be swiftly brought to justice." Vauhxx Booker joins @ABCNewsLive  to discuss a holiday weekend confrontation in Bloomington, Indiana.

The United States government is considering banning TikTok because it views the hugely popular social media app as a security threat, according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. @SteveGanyard  reports.

The WNBA announced they will be putting work into social justice in the 2020 season. "We, the WNBA, totally support what the players stand for, how they want to use this season as a call to action for change," WNBA Commissioner@CathyEngelbert  says.

"As a Black woman, as a queer woman playing in sports... my existence is political," @Layshiac , of @nyliberty , says in response to Sen. Loeffler's criticism of the @WNBA . "We're literally fighting for Black lives to matter in this country."

"In our nation's capital, calls are growing louder for Congress to act." @sramosABC  reports on the case of Vanessa Guillen sparking a renewed discussion about sexual harassment and assault in the military.

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“This is a history making moment. A K-pop band at the United Nations General Assembly”: ABC's and special guest , Billboards’ K-pop columnist, discuss global superstars , following their speech at . #UNGA 

Sen. Chuck Schumer says Gang of Eight was not informed ahead of time of U.S. airstrike that killed Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani. "The need for advance consultation and transparency with Congress was put in the Constitution for a reason."

"The possibility of airborne transmission in public settings... cannot be ruled out," Prof. Benedetta Allegranzi, WHO technical lead, says about COVID-19. "There is some evidence emerging, but is not definitive."

FACT: Before President Obama took office, the economy was losing 800,000 jobs a month. Now, we've seen 31 consecutive months of job growth.

@LinseyDavis : "Do you hold Amy Klobuchar responsible?" Myon Burrell: "Yes. Personally, I feel like she is the source of everything that happened, with her charging me."

@jonkarl  at Pres. Trump’s rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, to @LinseyDavis : “Trump supporters are as fired up as I have ever seen them.”

Speaker Nancy Pelosi introduces Democratic coronavirus relief bill as negotiations stall in Senate: “We require that any corporation that takes taxpayer dollars must protect their workers’ wages and benefits — not CEO pay, stock buybacks or layoffs.”

Dr. Fauci stresses importance of maintaining social distancing guidelines. "We are a very strong and resilient nation...Let's all pull together and make sure, as we look forward to the next 30 days, we do it with all the intensity and force that we can."

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Gen. Mark Milley says drug cartels will "try to take advantage” of coronavirus pandemic: “We’re at war with COVID-19, we’re at war with terrorists and we’re at war with the drug cartels…You will not penetrate this country.”

WATCH: Youth soccer team found alive after more than a week lost in #Thailand  #cave , officials say. has more on

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