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700,000 cases of the Corona virus, and there continue to be upticks in new cases in some areas. A state health department says Florida's death toll stands at more than 14,000. A federal judge in California, is ordering the Trump administration to extend the 2020 U. S census headcount nationwide through the end of October. NPR's Hansi Lo Wang reports. The administration is appealing the ruling. The Trump administration has been preparing to appeal. It's attorney say the first census results have to be delivered to President Trump has federal law requires by year's end. In a court order. U. S District Judge Lucy Coe notes past census results have been delivered, sometimes after legal deadlines. Kristen Clarke of the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights under Law represented some of the groups that suit at the end of the day. There is the constitutional requirement. And that requirement obligates us to do all that we can to achieve a full and fair account of every person in the country period. The census count of the country's residents determines how many seats in Congress each day gets for the next decade. Hansi Lowen NPR NEWS New YORK stocks traded higher on Wall Street Today the Dow was up 358 points the NASDAQ Up to 41. This is NPR news. The late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lay in state at the U. S Capitol building. Today, Members of Congress and other dignitaries gathered in Statuary Hall to pay their final respects. Ginsberg is the first woman and first Jewish American toe lion stayed at the U. S Capitol building shall be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery on Tuesday. Louisiana's attorney general is investigating a local school district for possible violation of this second amendment. The district suspended a student for having a baby gun in his hand storing virtual class, NPR's Debbie Elliot reports the incident could raise other constitutional questions. Jefferson Parish school suspended fourth grader Kumari Harrison of Harvey, Louisiana for six days after his teacher saw him handling a BB gun during a virtual test. Republican Attorney general Jeff Landry called it blatant government overreach. Announcing an investigation and his intent to intervene on behalf of the Harrison family. Landry called it absurd to conclude that a student's home is now school property because of videoconferencing. The president of historically black Dillard University in New Orleans is also asking school officials to reconsider, saying the punishment exceeds the offence and could harm the student's future. Debbie Elliot NPR news I'm Windsor Johnston. NPR News in Washington. KCR W Sponsors include 3 65 Sanitize disinfection Services for work or home for emergency covert exposure or recurring treatments using hospital grade sanitizing methods like you VC disinfection Robots. Mohr at.

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