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New Charges for Floyd’s Death, NBA Season Restart & Sesame Street Town Hall (+ Healing the Racial Divide) - Thursday, June 4th, 2020

• 22 min

The news to know for Thursday, June 4th, 2020! What to know about the new charges filed against all four officers involved in George Floyd’s death and why protests continue around the world anyway. Also, what a top military leader is saying about President Trump’s response to the civil unrest. Plus, SpaceX makes a change to its satellites, the NBA has a new plan for its season (that involves Disney World), and Sesame Street’s message to kids this week. Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes! Then, hang out after the news for the Thing to Know Thursday bonus interview. We’re getting an expert’s take on the protests and how to see real progress. Head to to read more about our guest or any of the stories mentioned. This episode is brought to you by Thanks to The NewsWorthy Insiders! Become one here:       Sources: MN Officer Charges: Minneapolis Star Tribune, NY Times, WSJ Floyd Memorial Service: AP, ABC News Protests in 50 States, Other Countries: USA Today, ABC News, NY Times Washington, D.C. Protests: AP, WaPo Esper Opposes Using Active-Duty Troops: AP, CBS News, CNN Mattis Denounces Trump: The Atlantic, Reuters, LA Times, Tweet President Obama Town Hall: NY Times, USA Today, Obama Statement, Obama Town Hall President Bush Statement: WaPo, Reuters, Bush Statement President Carter Statement: FOX News, ABC News, Carter Statement President Clinton Statement: NBC News, Clinton Statement Nevada Casinos Reopen: NPR, ABC News, Business Insider COVID-19 Hospitalizations Falling: Axios NBA Call to Start Season: The Athletic, NBC Sports, ESPN Snapchat Stops Promoting Trump: CNN,  The Verge, Trump Campaign Statement SpaceX’s Latest Launch: The Verge, TechCrunch Sesame Street Town Hall: CNN, EW, AJC Thing to know Thursday on Race Relations: Brookings, APA, LA Times

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