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Protest live updates: Sen. Kamala Harris attends protest in front of White House

Evgen_Prozhyrko/iStockBy ELLA TORRES, WILLIAM MANSELL, CHRISTINA CARREGA and IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (MINNEAPOLIS) — The death of George Floyd, a black man who was seen pinned down in a video by a white police officer and later died, has caused outrage in the city of Minneapolis and across the United States. What started as mostly…read more »

How some cities plan to increase outdoor dining as restaurants reopen

Michele Ursi/iStockBy KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC NEWS(NEW YORK) — As restaurants begin to reopen across the country, owners and managers are faced with new challenges to keep staff and customers safe.Restaurant owners agree that the concept of limited dining capacity is simply not sustainable. Their businesses rely on volume of customers and frequent turnover.So cities have…read more »

Dragon soars in successful NASA-SpaceX launch

Saul Martinez/Getty ImagesBY: CATHERINE THROBECKE AND ELLA TORRES, ABC NEWS (CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) — SpaceX, NASA launch US astronauts into spaceThe SpaceX Demo-2 successfully launched with NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley, and is making its way to the International Space Station.NASA and SpaceX made history Saturday as they successfully launched astronauts toward the…read more »

Lake of the Ozarks Memorial Day partygoer tests positive for COVID-19

sonreir es gratis/iStockBY: CRISTINA CARREGA, ABC NEWS (ST. LOUIS) — Health officials in Missouri are alerting those who attended Memorial Day weekend parties at the Lake of the Ozarks that a partygoer there has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.”Camden County Health Department has been notified of a Boone County resident who has tested positive…read more »

NASA-SpaceX launch forecast includes possible thunderstorm, lightning

ABC NewsBY: DANIEL MANZO AND WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC NEWS (CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) — Weather again could throw a wrench in the planned launch for NASA’s SpaceX mission to the International Space Station Saturday afternoon.The forecast for NASA’s SpaceX launch in Cape Canaveral Saturday, unfortunately, calls for scattered thunderstorms, including lightning. While the forecast is not…read more »