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President Trump walks from the White House to visit St. John's Church after the area was cleared of people protesting the death of George Floyd. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Adm. Brett Giroir, who has been leading federal coronavirus testing efforts, speaks during one of the daily White House coronavirus task force briefings in April. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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A fake story began circulating Sunday evening into Monday morning, which was then disputed by real journalists as well as a number of bots. Experts say the campaign may have been meant to make people question whether anything they see online is true. Twitter Screenshot hide caption

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Biden Holds 1st In-Person Campaign Event After The Lockdown, Meets Community Leaders

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President Trump Urges Governors To 'Dominate' Unruly Protests

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Delays In Naturalization Ceremonies May Strip Thousands Of A Chance To Vote In 2020

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Former Vice President Joe Biden listens Monday as clergy members and community activists speak during a visit to Bethel AME Church in Wilmington, Del. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Former President Barack Obama, here at a Chicago event in October, has weighed in on the aftermath of George Floyd's killing, saying those who've resorted to violence put "innocent people at risk." Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Tweets Inflame Protests Sparked By George Floyd's Death

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An election worker in Renton, Wash., begins processing mail-in ballots during that state's presidential primary in March. Varying state-by-state requirements around signatures and other rules have become the focus of legal fights as absentee voting expands due to the pandemic. Jason Redmond/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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