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1. Raw, Tearful Testimony on Day 1 of Investigation into January 6 Insurrection

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More than six months after the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, law enforcement officers testified before the House select committee Tuesday as if they were testifying on January 7.

2. 1 in 3 U.S. States Have Passed Laws to Suppress the Vote

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As the battle over voting rights continues, new data shows that one in every three states across the nation have passed new laws restricting access to the ballot in the wake of the 2020 elections.

3. Coronavirus Update: CDC to Update Mask Guidance, Regardless of Vaccination Status

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Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced it recommends everyone in K-12 schools wear a mask, regardless of their vaccination status.

4. Chicago Organizers Call for End to Use of Artificial Intelligence ‘ShotSpotter’


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Chicago organizers are demanding that the Chicago Police Department cut ties with a surveillance software by the name of “ShotSpotter.”

5. Costa Rican Gymnast Works BLM Tribute into Olympic Routine

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In a powerful conclusion, Costa Rican gymnast Luciana Alvarado wrapped up her floor routine at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday with a poignant statement. The 18-year-old Olympian kneeled and raised her fist, a tribute she made in honor of the Black Lives Matter movement.

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