Collectively, it was perhaps the largest one-day mobilization since Floyd died 12 days ago and came as many cities began lifting curfews that authorities imposed following initial spasms of arson, assaults and smash-and-grab raids on businesses.
Joe Biden formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination Friday, setting him up for a bruising challenge to President Donald Trump that will play out against the unprecedented backdrop of a pandemic, economic collapse and civil unrest.
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The Minnesota Department of Health reports 712 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19, raising the total number to 26,273. There have been 33 additional deaths tied to COVID-19, putting the death toll now at 1,148. There are 21,864 people who are no longer isolated.