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Maker of COVID-19 forecast models is urging caution

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — As the state prepares to ease some restrictions designed to limit the spread of the coronavirus, an Illinois State University professor who...
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FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2020, file photo, people walk past a Pacific Gas and Electric sign at a PG&E location in San Francisco. California's chief utility regulators and a Pacific Gas & Electric executive testified Thursday, June 4, 2020, that the utility is behind on installing devices meant to ease the severity of power shut-offs during potential wildfires and hasn't yet hired and trained emergency response specialists in each county. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

PG&E behind on promises to ease effect of power shut-offs

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A pet dog named "Money" wearing a pet face mask poses for a photo in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, June 4, 2020. Daily life in the capital is resuming to normal as the Thai government continues to ease restrictions that were imposed weeks ago to combat the spread of COVID-19. (AP Photo/ Gemunu Amarasinghe)

The Latest: Brazil has new high in COVID deaths, with 1,473

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil has reported 1,473 more COVID-19 deaths, the biggest 24-hour increase in the country's death toll since the outbreak began.

The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks at a memorial service for, George Floyd at North Central University Thursday, June 4, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Floyd mourned, celebrated as death used as call to action

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A mural honoring George Floyd was projected above his golden coffin, where mourners knelt and cried, paused and prayed Thursday at his memorial service.

Demonstrators protest Thursday, June 4, 2020, at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, over the death of George Floyd, a black man who was in police custody in Minneapolis. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

`Get your knee off our necks!': Floyd mourned in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Celebrities, musicians and political leaders gathered in front of George Floyd's golden casket Thursday for a fiery memorial service for the man whose death