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Virus restrictions fuel anti-government ‘boogaloo’ movement

They carry high-powered rifles and wear tactical gear, but their Hawaiian shirts and leis are what stand out in the crowds that have formed at state capital buildings to protest COVID-19 lockdown orders. The signature look for the “boogaloo” anti-government ...

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AP-NORC poll: Majority disapprove of coronavirus protests

A majority of Americans disapprove of protests against restrictions aimed at preventing the spread the coronavirus, according to a new poll that also finds the still-expansive support for such limits — including restaurant closures and stay-at-home orders — has dipped ...

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White House shifts from raising alarms to reopening country

For weeks, the Trump administration played up the dangers of the coronavirus as it sought to persuade Americans to disrupt their lives and stay home. Now, as President Donald Trump aims for a swift nationwide reopening, he faces a new ...

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Protest held at Missouri Capitol; 16 new deaths reported

Protesters gathered this week outside the Missouri Capitol in Jefferson City to demand that the state reopen to business after weeks of government-imposed social distancing aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus. The protest is among several that have ...

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Protests against stay-at-home orders held in Kansas City

A growing protest movement against stay-at-home orders designed to slow the spread of the coronavirus reached Kansas City on Monday, with between 75 and 100 people attending a rally to demand the orders be lifted. The event, near the city’s ...

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