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Mitch McConnell Stresses Need to Wear Face Masks in Public
Social Media, Music World Go Dark for Black Out Tuesday
After Complaints, Grindr Will Finally Remove its 'Ethnicity Filter'

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Social Media, Music World Go Dark for Black Out Tuesday

Mitch McConnell Stresses Need to Wear Face Masks in Public

By Mesfin Fekadu |
Though Black Out Tuesday was originally organized by the music community, the social media world also went dark in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, joining voices around...

New York City Contact Tracers Start, Reach Out to 600 People

New York City Contact Tracers Start, Reach Out to 600 People

By Marina Villeneuve, Karen Matthews, and Michael Hill | Jun 3
New York City contact tracers hired to contain the spread of the coronavirus reached out to all of the roughly 600 people who tested positive for the virus citywide on Monday.

Zoom Booms As Pandemic Drives Millions to Its Video Service

Zoom Booms As Pandemic Drives Millions to Its Video Service

By Michael Liedtke | Jun 3
Zoom Video Communications is rapidly emerging as the latest internet gold mine as millions of people flock to its conferencing service.

Zuckerberg Still Under Fire Over Inflammatory Trump Posts

Zuckerberg Still Under Fire Over Inflammatory Trump Posts

By Barbara Ortutay | Jun 3
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg isn't budging over his refusal to take action on inflammatory posts by President Donald Trump that spread misinformation about voting by mail.

"Dangerous:" Around World, Police Chokeholds Scrutinized

"Dangerous:" Around World, Police Chokeholds Scrutinized

By John Leicester | Jun 3
Immobilization techniques where officers apply pressure with their knees on prone suspects are used in policing around the world and have long drawn criticism.

False Claims of Antifa Protesters Plague Small U.S. Cities

False Claims of Antifa Protesters Plague Small U.S. Cities

Jun 3
Social media has lit up with false rumors that antifa is transporting people to wreak havoc on small cities. The claims appear to be coming from white supremacist groups.