This article is being republished as part of our daily reproduction of articles that also appeared in the U.S. print edition of The Wall Street Journal (June 3, 2020).

Protesters marched on U.S. cities again Tuesday after a night of damage and arrests prompted officials to impose tougher curfews and prepare for another night of turmoil in several places.

The decision to forcibly remove a crowd of peaceful protesters before Trump walked to a damaged church and posed for photos drew broad criticism while garnering praise from conservative backers.

The president is planning to meet with his senior advisers as soon as this week to discuss policy options for the next coronavirus-relief package.

GOP Rep. Steve King of Iowa, who was stripped of committee assignments last year for remarks about white supremacy, lost in his primary bid for a 10th term.

Fauci expressed cautious optimism that several successful vaccine candidates would prove effective "within a reasonable period of time" to fight the new coronavirus.

Iran is rolling back coronavirus restrictions as it attempts to revive its battered economy, despite a surge in new infections.


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June 03, 2020 02:47 ET (06:47 GMT)

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