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I'm Vicki Barker in London civil rights champion and a longtime member of Congress. John Lewis, dead at eight in a statement announcing Lewis's passing his family said he was honored and respected as the conscience of the U. S Congress and an icon of American history. But we knew him as a loving father and brother. He was a stalwart champion in the ongoing struggle to demand respect for the dignity and worth of every human being. He dedicated his entire life to nonviolent activism and was an outspoken advocate in the struggle for equal justice in America. He will be deeply missed. CBS's Rebecca Kaplan Lewis prided himself on his long history of nonviolent protest, which he called getting into trouble. Former U N ambassador entered Brought Young, once saying of Lewis thinks that social change is good trouble trouble. Island, Oregon, where federal officers fired tear gas again at demonstrators protesting police brutality, acting over the objections of state and local officials, like City Commissioner Joanne Hardisty. We want these those state and the value of filed suit against two federal agencies they accused of abusing their power in Oregon Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she'll keep working while undergoing treatment for a recurrence of cancer. Here's CBS News Legal analysts Thane Rosenbaum as a nation. We have a morbid curiosity about the age and health of our sitting Supreme Court justices because we know that it is a lifetime appointment. And health is the high stakes part of what it means to serve in this capacity. This was very apparent all throughout this pandemic because due to the age and vulnerability of the justices, The court could absolutely not convene in person. And so they relied on telephonic aural argument. Corona VIRUS Nearly 140,000 Americans dead. The infection rate is accelerating in multiple states, mainly Sunbelt states like Florida for the 10th.

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