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In downtown L. A He's a remarkable historic day for native peoples. After decades of activism by native people, the Washington D. C football team says it's getting rid of its racist name and mascot. It's Monday, July 13th and this is all things considered from NPR news. I'm Sarah McCammon and I'm Elsa Chang in New Jersey. Mail in ballots can be rejected for arriving late voting rights advocates say it's a big disappointment for voters who think they're following the rules. They got the vote by mail. They filled out the vote by mail. They mailed the vote by mail ballot and then they didn't get counted and it just breaks my heart. And critics call out Fox News host Tucker Carlson after his chief writer, was revealed to a posted bigoted comments online. Listen, he's anti immigrant. He's frequently racist, he says. Despicable things about women, he says. Despicable things about Asians, he says. Despicable things about Latinas. First these headlines. Live from NPR news. I'm Jack's fear. The head of the World Health Organization is warning the covert 19 pandemic is worsening globally, and it will not be business as usual any time soon. The press briefing today, Chief Ted Ross under Nam Gabrielle, Sis said while there will be no return to the old normal for the suitable future, at least until things stabilize, we need To reach a sustainable situation where we have adequate control off this virus without shutting down our lives entirely. Gabrielle said that while many countries in Europe and Asia have brought outbreaks under control to many others are seeing virus trends moving in the wrong direction. W. H O officials also criticized political leaders for sending mixed messages. U. S military is preparing to re deploy additional service members to support the Corona virus response, NPR's Tom Bowman says More than 700 military health professionals are being dispatched from number of hot spots throughout the South and the West. The bulk of the troops, including doctors, nurses and support personnel, are heading to Texas. The first group is going to hospitals in San Antonio and Houston. With four other locations in Texas still to be determined. Meanwhile, more than 150 Air force medical personnel will head to California to help with overstretched to medical staff. Their specific locations were not immediately announced. Just last week, Texas officials reported more than 10,000 new Corona virus cases. Nearly 20% of the nation's new cases for the day and on Sunday, California officials reported some 8500 new infections with sharp increases in Los Angeles in San Francisco. Tom Bowman. NPR NEWS NPR reported in late May about the stock holdings of vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff mark Short, held up to $1.64 million individual stocks of companies related to Trump Administration's pandemic response. NPR's Tim Mak reports, a member of Congress is launching an investigation into the issue. There's new evidence that the vice president's top aide was present at Corona Virus Response meetings featuring companies who stock he held. Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi is a member of the House Oversight Committee. In a letter citing NPR's reporting, he demands to know what the office of government ethics is doing about mark shorts, apparent conflicts and whether it will refer the matter to the Justice Department. He also says the law prohibiting executive branch officials from holding stocks while participating in government decision making related to those companies. The vice president's office has maintained that short, committed no misconduct and has recused himself where appropriate. Tim Mak. NPR NEWS Washington one of the first major U. S companies the way in the second quarter earnings numbers, soft drink and snack maker Pepsico probably did better than analysts had expected. Losses in the soft drink market were offset by a boost in snack snack sales. On Wall Street. Today, the Dow was up 10 points. You're listening to NPR, and this is Casey AR W. On a Monday, July 13th and Larry Parole. Here's what's happening at 404 L A unified school district campuses will remain close when classes resume next month, Superintendent Austin Buechner said today. Health and safety of the school community is not something we can compromise, he said. When rates climbed to a seven day average of 10% positive last week, it would cause schools to become quote Petri dishes, he says. Since many kids are asymptomatic interactions with adults could affect thousands, he said. In just one district high school alone, with almost 2900 students contact with another 100,000 people outside the school environment is possible is the teachers will be given expanded training an online education and the district is working to release more detailed information about what the start of the fall semester. We'll look like a six day search for actress Naya Rivera at Lake Piru in Ventura County came to an unfortunate end today. The body of the 33 year old Glee star was not floating in the lake Rivera vanished Wednesday during a boating trip of their four year old son, who was found in the rented pontoon boat alone and wearing a life vest. Ventura County Sheriff Bill Ayoub says her son told investigators they went swimming together. It was during that time that her son described Being helped into the boat, who boosted him onto the deck from behind. He told investigators that he looked back and saw her disappear under the surface of the water. The Ventura County Medical examiner's office will perform an autopsy on Rivera's body to determine the cause of death. Sheriff Ayoub says he believes she died by drowning and does not suspect foul play or suicide. Rivera, best known For appearing on Fox's glee as Santana Lopez during its sixth season run and relief program for renters struggling because of the Corona virus pandemic started taking applications this morning. The application process for the Emergency Renters Relief program will be open for five days and close at midnight this Friday, said he is expecting a huge response. And there's only so much money to go around $103 million to be exact. About 50,000 households expected to receive rent subsidies ranging from 1000 to $2000 a month that money will be paid directly to landlords to be eligible. Your household income needs to be below 80% of the city in median. The city is using money it received as part of the federal Cares Act stimulus to pay for the program. Support for NPR comes from the Lemelson Foundation, committed to improving lives through invention in the U. S, and in developing countries and working to inspire and enable the next generation.

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