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Start your day with the news you need to know and insights you can’t get anywhere else. Every weekday morning, political correspondent James Hohmann brings you an insider’s view of the biggest stories of the moment.

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Start your day with the news you need to know and insights you can’t get anywhere else. Every weekday morning, political correspondent James Hohmann brings you an insider’s view of the biggest stories of the moment.

    Protesters tear-gassed before D.C. curfew so Trump could have a photo op

    Protesters tear-gassed before D.C. curfew so Trump could have a photo op

    Plus, more than 60 million Americans are now under curfews, with terrible reports of lootings and shootings from coast to coast. And, local leaders say white instigators are to blame for some of the worst rioting.

    • 15 min
    More curfews are in effect across America than at any time since MLK’s assassination

    More curfews are in effect across America than at any time since MLK’s assassination

    Plus, as more cities burn, President Trump stays silent – other than tweeting fuel on the fire. And, the rioting sparks alarm about fresh coronavirus outbreaks in the African American community.

    • 13 min
    Minneapolis is burning

    Minneapolis is burning

    Plus, seven are shot in Louisville as protests against police brutality turn violent from coast to coast, and law enforcement leaders race to distance themselves from the four Minnesota cops who have been fired.

    • 10 min
    The coronavirus is here to stay, as U.S. death toll surpasses 100,000

    The coronavirus is here to stay, as U.S. death toll surpasses 100,000

    Plus, deadly protests in Minneapolis. And President Trump plans to sign an executive order targeting social media companies.

    • 12 min
    Gilead can charge whatever it wants for remdesivir, despite massive federal subsidies and support

    Gilead can charge whatever it wants for remdesivir, despite massive federal subsidies and support

    Plus, the health department watchdog being purged by President Trump is pursuing 14 investigations of his botched response to the coronavirus, and a third of Americans are showing signs of clinical anxiety and depression amid the contagion.

    • 14 min
    Meat shortages may get worse as the food processing industry struggles to get back to normal

    Meat shortages may get worse as the food processing industry struggles to get back to normal

    Plus, Memorial Day gatherings alarm public health officials across America, and Joe Biden wears a mask as he leaves his house for the first time in months.

    • 11 min

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