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This is what the news should sound like. Hosted by Michael Barbaro and powered by The New York Times' newsroom, The Daily brings listeners the biggest stories of our time, told by the best journalists in the world. The Daily focuses on just one or two stories each weekday, offering listeners a 30-minute, deep, textured portrait of the characters and human stakes driving the news.

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Prosecutors say the probe is underway, and that federal charges are possible. The announcement comes one day after protests erupted for a second night over the circumstances of the black man's death.

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LA County’s Office of Education released guidelines today for how to bring its 2 million students back to campuses in the fall.

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LA Mayor Eric Garcetti announced on Tuesday that retail stores, churches, drive-in movie theaters, and more could all reopen.

LA reopens retail stores, churches, drive-in theaters. Is it the right time?

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti announced on Tuesday that retail stores, churches, drive-in movie theaters, and more could all reopen.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Disease has thrived among dense populations since cities began. But COVID-19 is the worst example since 1918, and New York City is America’s primary victim.

What makes cities vulnerable to COVID-19? Concentrated poverty, says econ professor

Disease has thrived among dense populations since cities began. But COVID-19 is the worst example since 1918, and New York City is America’s primary victim.

from To the Point

At a federal prison along the Central Coast in Santa Barbara County, more than 1,000 inmates and correctional officers have tested positive for COVID-19.

Santa Barbara is home to federal prison system’s worst COVID-19 outbreak

At a federal prison along the Central Coast in Santa Barbara County, more than 1,000 inmates and correctional officers have tested positive for COVID-19.

from Greater LA

It’s time to talk about immunity again.

Should Joe Scarborough sue President Trump?

It’s time to talk about immunity again.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

On Tuesday, Twitter used a fact-check label on two of President Trump’s tweets about voting by mail.

Does President Trump have a First Amendment right to say what he wants on Twitter?

On Tuesday, Twitter used a fact-check label on two of President Trump’s tweets about voting by mail.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Five years ago, a down-on-his-luck drug addict and an accomplice stole a pair of paintings from an art gallery in Norway. They were in full view of surveillance cameras.

‘The Painter and the Thief’: Documentary about an unlikely friendship

Five years ago, a down-on-his-luck drug addict and an accomplice stole a pair of paintings from an art gallery in Norway. They were in full view of surveillance cameras.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti announced on Tuesday that retail stores, churches, drive-in movie theaters, and more could all reopen.

California reopens. Is it safe to do so?

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti announced on Tuesday that retail stores, churches, drive-in movie theaters, and more could all reopen.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Stay-at-home orders have been in effect for more than two months. What has that done to people’s sex lives, whether they have a partner or not?

How is quarantine changing sexual relationships for both singles and couples?

Stay-at-home orders have been in effect for more than two months. What has that done to people’s sex lives, whether they have a partner or not?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand