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Many of you aren't working right now because of Columbus Day, the federal holiday that's instead being celebrated as Indigenous Peoples Day in Washington, D.C.
The big picture: Roughly 10 states and 100+ U.S. cities observe some version of Indigenous Peoples Day this month.
From today: Columbus statues in San Francisco and Providence, Rhode Island, were vandalized with red paint, CNN reports.
What they're saying:
A large crowd of protesters, including a man carrying an upside-down American flag, gather outside the house where Atatiana Jefferson was shot and killed by police on Saturday.
Hong Kong demonstrators wave U.S. flags during a rally in support of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act.
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Danish brewer Carlsberg is joining Coca-Cola, Swedish vodka maker Absolut, and makeup group L’Oreal to develop paper bottles made from sustainably sourced wood fibers, the AP reports.