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Trump manages to wear a mask and undercut mask-wearing at the same time by @RobertMackey 

The FBI may be watching what you tweet and where people gather, recent contracts show.

A bail reform tool intended to curb mass incarceration has only replicated biases in the criminal justice system by Bryce Covert

Over the course of Williams’s career with the NYPD, 60 complaints were lodged against him, including framing a civilian and using excessive force. Williams also earned the nickname of “assman.” Between 2008 and 2018, he got 13 raises and was promoted.

The U.S. likely chartered at least 351 deportation flights to at least 15 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean between February and late June. Some of those flights had people on board who tested positive for the coronavirus after landing.

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Before Trump posed for the cameras, lumbering slowly down a hospital corridor flanked by masked military officers, the president made a point of undercutting the public health advice once more, writes @RobertMackey .

Kentucky was an early adopter of risk assessments in an effort to release more people without bail. But the algorithms are reproducing systemic inequities.

Three years ago, a facility in upstate New York was converted to incarcerate teens. In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Cuomo announced it will serve as a nursing home prison. As of Wednesday, one person at the prison has tested positive.

Leveraging close ties to Twitter, Dataminr helped law enforcement agencies digitally monitor the protests following the killing of George Floyd, tipping off police to social media posts with the latest whereabouts and actions of demonstrators. #BLM 

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Scientists warn that losing another fifth of Brazil’s Amazon will trigger the feedback loop known as dieback, in which the forest begins to dry out and burn in a cascading system collapse, beyond the reach of any subsequent human intervention or regret.

“He should apologize to the children that have been separated from their parents,” said Rep. @Ocasio2018  of GOP leader Kevin McCarthy, who demanded she apologize for calling ICE detention centers “concentration camps.” by @NicholasBallasy 

Sen. Bernie Sanders will propose a sweeping 10 percent cut to Pentagon spending, with the savings redirected as grant money to “high-poverty” areas in the U.S.

A Texas elementary school speech pathologist refused to sign a pro-Israel oath, now mandatory in many states — so she lost her job. Watch our 3-minute video of this story: by

The five New York City ZIP codes with the highest rates of positive tests for the coronavirus have an average per capita income of $26,708, while residents in the five with the lowest rates had an average income of $118,166.

Mike Bloomberg exploited prison labor to make 2020 presidential campaign phone calls by @jbwashing 

Ecuador will imminently withdraw asylum for and hand him over to the UK. What comes next? by

Consultants working on the Brexit deal in London and in Washington, D.C., have asked to limit the ability of British regulators to set the price for pharmaceutical drugs, and lift safety restrictions on pesticides and agricultural products.

Texas prepares to execute Rodney Reed amid a flood of new evidence pointing to his innocence by @chronic_jordan 

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