A Powerful Chief And Unexpected Splits: 6 Takeaways From The Supreme Court Term



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Florida Smashes U.S. State Record Of Daily New Cases: More Than 15,200

Cars line up for drive-through coronavirus testing in St. Petersburg, Florida. The state reported a record-breaking 15,299 new cases on Sunday. Octavio Jones/Getty Images

toggle captionOctavio Jones/Getty ImagesRoger Stone Clemency Latest Example Of Trump Rewarding His Friends, Scholars Say

President Trump commuted the sentence of his longtime political confidant Roger Stone on Friday, just days before he was set to report to prison. Scholars say Trump’s clemencies have rewarded friends and allies. Andrew Harnik/AP

toggle captionAndrew Harnik/APFresh Scrutiny For Fox's Tucker Carlson As Top Writer Quits Over Bigoted Posts

A top writer for Fox News’ Tucker Carlson resigned after CNN revealed his racist and sexist posts, reviving criticism of Carlson’s commentaries. Carlson is set to address the controversy on Monday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

toggle captionChip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesMan Treks 1,000 Miles From Alabama To Minnesota For 'Change, Justice And Equality'

Terry Willis finished his “march for change, justice and equality” on Sunday, at the intersection of 38th Street and Chicago Avenue, where George Floyd was killed by Minneapolis police on May 25. Stephen Maturen/Getty Images

toggle captionStephen Maturen/Getty ImagesIranian Report Details Chain Of Mistakes In Shooting Down Ukrainian Passenger Plane

Rescue teams examine the wreckage of the Ukrainian airliner that was shot down shortly after takeoff in the Iranian capital, Tehran, on Jan. 8. Iran says a tragic series of mistakes led to the missile strike. Akbar Tavakoli/IRNA/AFP via Getty Images

toggle captionAkbar Tavakoli/IRNA/AFP via Getty ImagesCoronavirus World Map: Tracking The Spread Of The OutbreakTracking The Pandemic: Are Coronavirus Cases Rising Or Falling In Your State?How 6 Problem-Solvers Tackled Pandemic Challenges In Their Neighborhoods

Antonio Cartagena, an accordion player in a mariachi group meets his bandmates on the street in Medelli­n, Colombia. Jorge Calle

toggle captionJorge CalleYou Haven't Heard The Last Of Iowa This Election Cycle

Facing a heavy burden from trade and the coronavirus, “Iowa’s just in a position to be in maybe more ready than other states to make a change” in November, says pollster J. Ann Selzer. Clay Masters/Iowa Public Radio

toggle captionClay Masters/Iowa Public RadioTrump Wears Mask In Public For First Time During Walter Reed Visit

President Trump wears a mask during his visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., on Saturday. Patrick Semansky/AP

toggle captionPatrick Semansky/APThomas Chatterton Williams On Debate, Criticism And The Letter In 'Harper's Magazine'

Thomas Chatterton Williams, along with more than 150 journalists, authors and writers, published a letter decrying the “intolerant climate that has set in on all sides” of debate in Harper’s Magazine. Thomas Chatterton Williams

toggle captionThomas Chatterton WilliamsMasks And Mouse Ears: Disney World Reopens As Coronavirus Cases Climb In Florida

Cinderella Castle rises above Bay Lake at the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World on Saturday. Disney reopened two of its Florida parks after nearly four months of being closed due to the pandemic. Gregg Newton/AFP via Getty Images

toggle captionGregg Newton/AFP via Getty Images'Unprecedented, Historic Corruption': Romney Joins Critics Of Stone's Commutation

Roger Stone, seen here leaving a federal courthouse earlier this year in Washington, D.C., will not have to serve his three-year prison sentence for lying to Congress, witness tampering and obstruction of justice. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images

toggle captionBrendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty ImagesAs Kenya Keeps Schools Shut, Teen Pregnancies Are Rising

In Nairobi’s Kibera slum in April, Nancy Andeka, 45, teaches her and her neighbor’s children at home as schools are closed due to the coronavirus. Brian Inganga/AP

toggle captionBrian Inganga/APA Phoenix Nonprofit Opens Up A Hotel To Homeless Coronavirus Patients

Thomas Salts spent two weeks recovering from COVID-19 in a hotel in Phoenix, Ariz. Circle the City, a Phoenix-based nonprofit, is helping Salts and other people experiencing homelessness gain access to health care. Thomas Salts

toggle captionThomas SaltsKids Feel Pandemic Stress Too. Here's How To Help Them Thrive

Spending quality time with kids and listening deeply to them is one way to help them tame anxiety. Here Mariano Noesi and Maryam Jernigan-Noesi play with their 4-year-old son Carter. Jernigan-Noesi is a child psychologist. Lynsey Weatherspoon for NPR

toggle captionLynsey Weatherspoon for NPRA Powerful Chief And Unexpected Splits: 6 Takeaways From The Supreme Court Term

Bullhorns are seen during a demonstration in front of the Supreme Court on June 29. The court had a momentous term with cases ranging from President Trump’s financial records to immigration and abortion. Alex Wong/Getty Images

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