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W FM HD and AM New York. Good morning, Los Angeles and San Diego. Public schools have announced they will be starting the school year remote only next month as Corona virus cases rise in Southern California. Parts of that state are now shutting down Once again. Here's California's governor, Restaurants, winery's tasting rooms, movie theaters, family entertainment centres, zoos and museums and the shuttering of all bars. I'm David. First it's morning edition from NPR W N. Y C Francis human rights watchdog says young men who look black or Arab or 20 times more likely to be stopped by the police. Many New Yorkers were still relying on food banks even as infections are down. And the Cathedral Church of ST John the Divine reopens for individual prayer. Today it is Tuesday, July 14th. The news is next. Fly from NPR news in Corvo Coleman, California Governor Gavin Newsom is re closing much of his state as the pandemic continues to spread. More people are being hospitalized with covert 19. NPR's Nathan Rot, has details. Restaurants, bars and entertainment venues like movie theatres and museums will no longer be able to let people inside under the new orders. Jim's churches, lawns and other businesses will face similar closures throughout much of the state has confirmed Corona virus cases, hospitalizations and ice. You patient loads continue to increase in the state. As they have in much of the country and making the announcement California Governor Gavin Newsom compared the re closures to hitting a dimmer switch, not on open economy or off shut down, but a dimmer switch. As those trendlines become points of concern the order is meant to limit the virus has spread. But it should be clear. Newsom says that Cove in 19 is not going away anytime soon. Nathan Rot. NPR news. Former attorney General Jeff Sessions is fighting for his former Senate seat in Alabama. Today. He's in a Republican runoff election as NPR's Debbie Elliot reports the GOP contest was postponed for March because of the pandemic. Jeff Sessions, is seeking the Senate seat he held for 20 years before leaving to join the Trump administration. But now President Trump is backing sessions. Opponent. Former Auburn football coach Tommy Tub of L. A political newcomer Sessions has struggled to overcome being ousted as attorney general after he recused himself from special Prosecutor Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. And has endured repeated insults from the president. The winner of the GOP runoff will take on Alabama Senator Doug Jones considered the most vulnerable Democrat in the Senate. Debbie Elliot. NPR news Voters are holding a runoff election today in Texas, too. That's where Democrats are choosing a candidate to face incumbent Republican Senator John Cornyn this fall in Maine. It's a primary election, but Democrats will also select a candidate to take on incumbent Senator Susan Collins in November. The Trump Administration has released details of the president's order commuting the sentence of his ally, Roger Stone, Stone, avoids of 40 month prison term two years of probation and a $20,000 fine. Stone says the president was right to commute his sentence. I'm 67 years old. I had a lifelong problem of respiratory problems I was facing what I really believed was a near death sentence. He spoke to Fox News. In an op and for the Washington Post this past weekend, former special counsel Robert Mueller, whose team brought the case wrote that quote Stone was prosecuted and convicted because he committed federal crimes. He remains a convicted felon. And rightly so. This is NPR. This is WNBC in New York, four minutes after six o'clock. Good morning. I'm David. 1st 72 degrees. Now in New York City is sunny today with a high of 87. Alternate side. Parking is suspended through Sunday. Parking meter rules are still in effect. Police say five people were shot in Brooklyn last night in multiple drive by shootings that appear to be linked to the same vehicle. NYPD chief of Detectives Rodney Harrison says the incidents occurred within a mile radius near kin RC They happened in the span of about 15 minutes. All five victims are expected to survive. They ranged from the ages of 19 to 23. There have been no arrests and an investigation is ongoing. The incidents happened today after a one year old boy was fatally shot in bed Stuy. A former New Jersey inmate is suing Middlesex County. It's jail and it's sheriff's department alleging she was illegally shackled when she went into labor two years ago. I sees Cameron reports the 30 year old woman is identified on Lee as Jane Doe and in a troubling federal complaint alleges officers shackled her ankle to her hospital bed while she was in labor. Even as she experienced painful contractions, the suit says. Officers refused to remove the restraints when nurses question there need. It also alleges she was even restrained while recovering from an emergency C section. A woman was in jail on a probation violation after a substance abuse relapse in 2018 when the alleged incident occurred. Restraining pregnant inmates was banned in New Jersey in 2017 unless the person poses a danger or is a flight risk. Did not return requests seeking comment. Governor Cuomo is tightening quarantine orders for travelers from states with high rates of covert 19 Cameron DeWitt reports, Elmo says travelers from the 19 states now on the restricted list will be required to fill out a form that includes the address of where they will be for the mandatory 14 day quarantine or there will be immediate repercussions if you leave the airport. Without filling out. The information. Not only can you have a $2000 fine, you Khun then be brought to a hearing and ordered to complete mandatory quarantine. The governor issued the rules after incidences upstate of travelers from Georgia and Florida, spreading the virus. State Senate Republican Minority Leader Robert or criticized Cuomo's order, saying it will keep people and dollars away from New York. 72 degrees Now in Central Park, expecting a sunshine all day today high of 87 tonight Partly cloudy with a low around 70 degrees. This is Support for NPR comes from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American People and the CMC Foundation, Working to improve postsecondary educational outcomes for underserved students through evidence based innovation. Learn more at CMC Foundation dot or GE as.