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As the country begins to consider how and when it will move away from its stay-at-home policies, Facebook announced that most of its employees will continue to work from home at least through the end of May. It's also canceling physical events with more than 50 people through June 2021.

Why it matters: The White House has been itching to get Americans back to work soon, but Facebook is signaling it doesn't see May 1 as a safe target date.

Details: A company spokesperson declined to share details about what this means for hourly office staff and safety resources for the minority of employees who will be returning to the office sooner.

Between the lines: The Trump White House is widely reported to favor a wide business reopening on May 1, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is among the business leaders Trump named to his working groups to "reopen the economy" earlier this week.

Editor's note: The story was updated to note that Facebook is canceling large in-person events through June 2021.

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The Emmy Awards Sunday night addressed the major U.S. issues this year — including the protests on systemic racism and police brutality, the wildfires engulfing parts of the West Coast, the census, the pandemic, essential works and the election.

Why it matters: Award shows have always addressed wider cultural issues, but this year — amid unprecedented stress and uncertainty — that trend has accelerated.

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Arrest over letter to Trump containing poison ricin

President Trump returning to the White House from Minnesota on Sept. 18. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images

A suspect was arrested for allegedly "sending a suspicious letter" after law enforcement agents intercepted an envelope addressed to President Trump containing the poison ricin, the FBI confirmed in an emailed statement to Axios Sunday.

Details: The suspect, a woman, was arrested while trying to enter New York from Canada, law enforcement forces said.