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George Floyd Mourned, DNA Link to COVID-19 & YouTube’s Graduation- Friday, June 5th, 2020

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The news to know for Friday, June 5th, 2020!  What to know about the first memorial service for George Floyd and the new plans for creating lasting change. Also, researchers have been trying to figure out why some COVID-19 patients end up hospitalized, while others just get the sniffles. It turns out the answer might be in our DNA. Plus, more planes are flying to vacation spots, drones are planting trees, and big-name speakers and stars are taking part in YouTube’s virtual graduation... Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes! Head to or see sources below to read more about any of the stories mentioned today. This episode is brought to you by and Become a NewsWorthy INSIDER! Learn more at       Sources: George Floyd Memorial Service: Reuters, USA Today, CNN, FOX News March on Washington This August: NBC News, Axios Thousands Keep Protesting: Axios, WSJ, NBC News Federal Response to Protests: WSJ, WaPo ACLU Sues Over Use of Force: AP, Politico CDC Director on COVID-19 and Protests: CNN, WaPo, LA Times COVID-19 Demographic Data Required: Reuters, ABC News Hydroxychloroquine Study Retracted: AP, CNN, WSJ Study: DNA Linked to Severe Coronavirus: NY Times, Daily Mail Latest Unemployment Numbers: WSJ, NBC News, CNBC VA Confederate Statue Removal: CNN, USA Today, NY Times, SPLC Global Airlines Add Flights: Reuters, CNBC, FOX Business Facebook Labeling State-Controlled Media: The Verge, Mashable, Axios, Facebook YouTube Virtual Graduation: Deadline, Variety, YouTube Asteroid Fly-by: CBS News, USA Today, NASA Feel Good Friday - Drones Planting Trees: Fast Company, Newsweek

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