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Photo of Curtis Cokes during his boxing career

Curtis Cokes, Hall of Fame champ, dies at 82

Associated Press
June 1, 2020
Facebook employees are tweeting their frustration over CEO Mark Zuckerberg's decision to leave up posts by President Donald Trump that suggested protesters in Minneapolis could be shot. On June 1, Facebook employees staged a virtual “walkout” to protest the company's decision by logging into Facebook's systems and requesting time off to support protests across the country.

Facebook employees protest decision to keep Trump posts

BARBARA ORTUTAY, Associated Press
June 1, 2020
Jack Campise talks with his mother, Beverly Kearns, through her apartment window at the Kimberly Hall North nursing home, May 14, in Windsor, Connecticut. The coronavirus has had no regard for health care quality or ratings as it has swept through nursing homes around the world, killing efficiently even in highly rated care centers. Preliminary research indicates the numbers of nursing home residents testing positive for the coronavirus and dying from COVID-19 are linked to location and population density — not care quality ratings.

Nearly 26,000 nursing home COVID-19 deaths reported (Gallery)

RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and CANDICE CHOI, Associated Press
June 1, 2020
Ted Cruz

Sen. Ted Cruz speaks out on George Floyd case

ABBY LIVINGSTON, Texas Tribune
June 1, 2020
A dining room sits empty, wwooden chairs stacked upside down on top of the tables.

Texas sales tax revenue declines

CASSANDRA POLLOCK, Texas Tribune
June 1, 2020
Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden touches his face as he speaks to members of the clergy and community leaders at Bethel AME Church in Wilmington, Del., June 1.

Biden vows to take on systematic racism (Gallery)

ALEXANDRA JAFFE, STEVE PEOPLES, and WILL WEISSERT
June 1, 2020
Astronauts in the space station hold a small American flag

SpaceX beats Boeing in cosmic capture-the-flag

MARCIA DUNN, Associated Press
June 1, 2020
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Congo faces 2nd Ebola outbreak in northern province (VIDEO)

KRISTA LARSON, Associated Press
June 1, 2020
A pondful of hungry adult alligators get a chicken lunch at Gator Country in Fannett, Texas, on May 11. Gator Country reopened the first weekend in May after being closed for weeks amid COVID-19 restrictions.

Gator Country alligator preserve reopens amid pandemic (Gallery)

KIM BRENT, The Beaumont Enterprise
June 1, 2020
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