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As a Category two hurricane, which left of it is crossing the Carolinas in Virginia. Still dumping rain in triggering flash flood warnings for NPR news. I'm Molly Samuel in Atlanta A federal judge in Washington state has issued an order temporarily blocking recent changes at the U. S. Postal Service that critics say have delayed the mail. NPR's Brian Naylor reports. Attorneys general from 14 States sought the action, saying the changes would harm mail in voting. The attorneys general argued that the changes implemented by Postmaster General Lewis to joy, a major donor to President Trump and other Republicans were an attempt to disenfranchise voters. The Postal Service has cut back on extra trips by mail trucks and dismantled dozens of mail sorting machines across the country. It argued Those changes were simply to streamline the service and that it had suspended some of them. But according to reports, federal judge Stanley Bastian said States have demonstrated the defendants are involved in a politically motivated attack on the efficiency of the Postal Service, and that the changes created a substantial possibility Many voters will be disenfranchised. Brian Naylor, NPR news military has confirmed NPR It's top military policeman required inquired about the possibility of deploying a military heat Ray Against protesters just hours before federal police officers cleared a crowded partner, the White House with smoke and tear gas back on June 1st Dina Temple Raston has more on that story. A military spokesperson told NPR in a written statement that a staffer for the top military policemen in D C sent an email to the National Guard asking if it had access to two pieces of military equipment. A long range acoustic device called an L Rad and the active Denial System or a D. S, which is known as a heat Ray. It's called that because it uses millimeter wave technology to give the sensation of heat on the skin. Of people that target with its invisible ray. Dina Temple Raston. NPR news number of people filing first time jobless claims fell again last week, though that number 860,000 is still very high by historical standards. On Wall Street. The Dow was down 130 points today. This is NPR. And at 404. This is K C. R w I'm Matt Gillom. Like howdy. Sheriff Alex Villanueva just wrapped a press conference on the case of Dijon Kizzie. He's the black cyclist who was fatally shot by deputies two weeks ago in the Westmont neighborhood. Captain get Wagner of the homicide division, said deputies stopped kissy for riding his bike on the wrong side of the road. When he ran Wagner said kids he had picked up a loaded pistol when deputies fired 19 rounds. And he said kids he died of multiple gunshot wounds in his chest. Both arms and in the back for the final autopsy report has not been released. The sheriff has placed a hold on it. Ah, lawyer for the kiss, he family has said in the past, said in the past he was shot 20 times in the back. Sheriff's Department also claims he was barred from possessing a weapon due to a restraining order and his criminal record. His he's killing by deputies resulted in several days of protest outside the South Station. Black lives matter. Ella and other groups have called for an independent investigation as well as an end to what they call racist policing practices by Ella deputies. Bring you more on this throughout the afternoon. Epps is in the University of California system have been largely empty the semester due to the cove in 19 pandemic and now looks like students are going to be attending classes via their laptops of fora. While Casey believes Terra a tree and explains If students weren't already familiar with using programs like Zoom for school, they're going to be pros by the time in person classes returned to the UC. During a virtual UC Board of Regents meeting Wednesday, the executive vice president of the UC health system, Dr Carey L. Byington, Given eye opening assessment, she said, the ongoing impacts of covert on public health will force the UC to continue its pandemic modifications through at least September 2021. Those include nearly all classes being held remotely and minimal on campus housing. According to Cal matters, the doctor said, even next fall will still look different. Byington believes it could be about two years may be the summer of 2022 before we're back to a version of pre pandemic normalcy Case UW's terror a Tree Inn. Bindon statement is the biggest hit. Yet that you see could join the Cal state system and remaining largely on line for at least the rest of the academic year. Most of the university's 10 campuses and five medical centers are located in areas still seeing widespread transmission of the Corona virus. Support for NPR comes from.