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CERN approves proposal for €21 billion successor to Large Hadron Collider [Video]

CERN approves proposal for €21 billion successor to Large Hadron Collider

On June 19, the CERN Council in Geneva Switzerland approved the construction of a new 100-kilometer circular supercollider called the Future Circular Collider.

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UK makes tracing app U-turn for Google-Apple system [Video]

UK makes tracing app U-turn for Google-Apple system

The British government will switch to Apple and Google technology for its test-and-trace app, ditching its current system in a U-turn for the troubled program. The BBC reported on Thursday the UK will now opt for a decentralized model. Adam Reed reports.

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Brother of George Floyd urges U.N. probe into U.S. racism, violence [Video]

Brother of George Floyd urges U.N. probe into U.S. racism, violence

The brother of the late George Floyd, a black man whose death under the knee of a white officer roused world protests against racial injustice, urged the United Nations on Wednesday to investigate U.S. police brutality and racial discrimination. Freddie Joyner has more.

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EasyJet resumes flying with safeguards in place [Video]

EasyJet resumes flying with safeguards in place

EasyJet aircraft took to the skies for the first time since March 30 on Monday, as the British carrier resumed a small number of mainly domestic flights after weeks of lockdown. Ciara Lee reports

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Polish-German border opens again [Video]

Polish-German border opens again

The Polish-German border reopened on Saturday (June 13) at midnight, allowing people living in the border towns of Frankfurt (Oder) and Slubice to freely cross the bridge over the river Oder, which separates the two countries.

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New Orleans New Orleans Largest city in Louisiana

Musicians march with Jon Batiste at NYC protest [Video]

Musicians march with Jon Batiste at NYC protest

Musicians turned out on Saturday to join New Orleans artist and bandleader Jon Batiste, marching together to Union Square in New York to support the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Home-growers scramble for scarce seed [Video]

Home-growers scramble for scarce seed

Stores and online outlets such as Whole Foods and Walmart temporarily sold out of seeds once the coronavirus pandemic began mid-March, and many Americans made a run on seed sellers to grow their own food. Megan Revell reports.

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'Cancer Alley' Residents Face Higher Death Rates In Coronavirus Pandemic [Video]

'Cancer Alley' Residents Face Higher Death Rates In Coronavirus Pandemic

'Cancer Alley' is a stretch of communities along the Mississippi River between Baton Rouge and New Orleans. Residents there have disproportionately high cancer rates. Now, a new paper reveals they're also facing higher death rates from the novel coronavirus COVID-19. According to Gizmodo Earther, black people make up only 33% of Louisiana’s population. However, they make up 56% of the state’s COVID-19 deaths.

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NFL releases 2020 schedule, Brady battles Brees opening weekend [Video]

NFL releases 2020 schedule, Brady battles Brees opening weekend

NFL releases 2020 schedule that will see Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers take on Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints on opening weekend

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Iowa Iowa State in the Midwestern region of the United States of America

'Field of Dreams' game still set for August in Iowa, without the Yankees

MLB still plans "Field of Dreams" game in August at Iowa movie site. But the Yankees won't be playing, as matchup switches to Cardinals vs. White Sox.

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Vehicle carrying Iowa governor struck Black Lives Matter protester who blocked the road

Activists with Des Moines Black Lives Matter showed up public events Tuesday to urge her to sign an executive order restoring felons' voting rights.

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In scathing statement, former Hawkeyes standout Akrum Wadley says playing for Iowa was 'living nightmare'

Former star running back Akrum Wadley alleges verbal abuse and unexplained punishments, saying he wanted to leave Iowa during his four-year career.

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Meatpacking workers absent after reopen order [Video]

Meatpacking workers absent after reopen order

Smithfield Foods is missing about a third of its employees at a South Dakota pork plant because they are quarantined or afraid to return to work after a severe coronavirus outbreak, according to the workers’ union. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.

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