President earlier berated governors over protests

In a conference call, President Trump urged the use of force against unruly demonstrations.

Misinformation about extent of D.C. unrest surges across Twitter

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A boy raises his fist during a demonstration Sunday in Atlanta. (Getty Images)
A boy raises his fist during a demonstration Sunday in Atlanta. (Getty Images)
A police officer talks with protesters Sunday in Atlanta. (Getty Images)
A police officer talks with protesters Sunday in Atlanta. (Getty Images)
A protester stands in a cloud of tear gas Sunday in Atlanta. (AP)
A protester stands in a cloud of tear gas Sunday in Atlanta. (AP)
Demonstrators march Sunday in Atlanta. (AP)
Demonstrators march Sunday in Atlanta. (AP)

Amid Atlanta unrest, a volunteer cleanup crew ponders the mess things have become

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At least 26,000 U.S. nursing home deaths have been attributed to covid-19

The numbers are the first official national accounting of fatalities in 15,000 nursing homes certified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
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Tatiana, who immigrated from Colombia, lives with her boyfriend in Asbury Park, N.J. (Bryan Anselm for The Post)

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Police officers across the U.S. kneel, pray alongside protesters
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Facebook’s stance on the president’s post stands in stark contrast to Twitter, which for the first time limited the public’s ability to view or share his tweet.

EPA limits states and tribes’ ability to protest pipelines and other energy projects

The Environmental Protection Agency finalized a rule Monday curtailing rights to object to federal permits for energy projects, including hydroelectric dams and coal export terminals, affecting U.S. waterways.
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A voter drops off their mail-in primary election ballot in Willow Grove, Pa., on Wednesday. (Matt Rourke/AP)

As Trump attacks voting by mail, GOP builds 2020 strategy around limiting its expansion

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In addition to the worst public health crisis since 1918 and the worst economic crisis since 1933, President Trump now faces the worst civil unrest since 1968.

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A student waves to his teachers as he arrives at St. Dunstan's College junior school on Monday. (Simon Dawson/Reuters

England reopens schools, but many students stay home amid coronavirus fears

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An image from the GOES East weather satellite early Monday morning shows the fledgling system becoming more organized near the Yucatán Peninsula. (RAMMB/CIRA)

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Some businesses, including this CVS, face the task of cleaning up after protests in Washington. (Amanda Voisard for The Post)
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Restaurant owner Grace Abi-Najm Shea looks through a broken window after protests in Washington over the death of George Floyd. (Reuters)
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Shattered glass is seen on the floor inside Mervis Diamond Importers in Washington. (AP)

Retailers, restaurants shut their doors amid protests just as many were reopening from pandemic

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Attorney General William P. Barr visits law enforcement officers guarding Lafayette Square across from the White House on Monday. (James Hohmann/The Post)

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It has been decades since Washington has been the stage for the kind of chaos that unfolded over the weekend: car fires, police in riot gear, sprawling crowds of protesters and mobs of looters.

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Journalist Ryan Grim, left, and Tara Reade, a former staffer of Joe Biden. (Getty; AP)

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The Hotel at Avalon (HEI Hotels/Washington Post illustration)

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