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The country is significant. We want to hear from you if you're worried about how this is affecting your kids, Are you concerned? They're losing out on much more than just their education. Comment on our Facebook page or tweet us at once. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Winter Johnston President Trump continues to claim without evidence that mail in balloting would lead to voter fraud in the November election. Speaking at the White House today, Trump said, the nation's voting system is not equipped for it. We don't have a rigged election. I know that And you have to be very careful when you mentioned A CZ. You constantly do Russia or you mentioned China or you mentioned Iran or others. That attack are Election system, and when you have this mail in voting, it's a very susceptible. It's is something that can be easily attacked. The president was abruptly evacuated from tonight's press briefing by the Secret Service after a shooting was reported outside of the White House. Trump returned a short time later, saying that authorities had shot the suspect. The White House was briefly put on lock down following the incident. A judging California is ordering that ride sharing ABS, uber and lift reclassify. It's hundreds of thousands of drivers in the state as full time employees. NPR's Bobby Allen reports. The ruling is a setback for the companies, which have long defended treating its drivers as independent contractors. California Superior Judge Ethan Schulman ruled that uber and lifts thousands of contract driver should be given the same protections and benefits under labor law as other full time employees. Last year, California passed a law to protect gig workers. It made it more difficult for tech companies to hire contractors for full time work. But uber and lift say the law does not apply to them, Shulman says that is not true. Writing that the companies are depriving legions of workers of the basic protections given to them under state labor law, uber and lift say they plan to appeal. The companies say drivers prefer the flexibility their contractor status gives them. Bobby Allen. NPR NEWS SAN Francisco A national survey shows that 40% of first year college students say they plan to stay home this fall because of the Corona virus pandemic. Her Cara Pensa of member station, WGBH reports. Of the 1800 students contacted for the study, for in 10 are likely or highly likely not to attend any college this fall. The trend includes highly selective colleges like Harvard, which announced last week that 20% of freshman differed enrollment. Jason Simon is CEO of Simpson Scarborough, which conducted the survey. It's just a really, really highly volatile time. There's still a lot of students who are rethinking what their plans are, and are waiting for the last minute to try to make any of those decisions. That might be because the survey also found that a vast majority of students don't trust other students to follow public health guidelines for NPR news anchor Cara Paisa in Boston. At the close on Wall Street. Today, the Dow was up 357 points. This is NPR news and from KPCC News on Nick Roman with the stories we're covering at 704 Los Angeles County has more than 210,000 known Corona virus cases, but the actual count might be far higher. KPCC Junkie 48 says We're still waiting for complete numbers after a major glitch with the state's data gathering system. The system that tracks California's Cove in 19 cases has been fixed, but there is a backlog of 295,000 records that needs to be reviewed by county health departments. It's unclear how many of those cases are from Ella, but officials say the data should be available later this week. Ellie County's public health director, Barbara Ferrer, said other metrics like lower hospitalizations. Make her cautiously optimistic. The pattern is, cases are slightly down. The positivity rate looks like it's slightly down, and hospitalizations are also down as well. All good news for Allah County Forever said the number of people dying every day has remained stable at about 37. Since the pandemic began, nearly 5000 Angelenos have died from the Corona virus. Covering health. I'm Jackie 40. A Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, who lost his mother to cover 19 last month, has now lost his stepfather, 58 year old Gregg O'Donnell, died Sunday he'd been in the hospital with a severe case of covert 19 for weeks. It was on a ventilator for much of that time. You've been married to Garcia's mother, Gabby for 27 years. In a statement, Mayor Garcia described O'Donnell as a goodhearted man and the best husband. Our mom could have ever hoped for..

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