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Twitter signage is draped on the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. Photo: Mark Lennihan / AP

Twitter says it has put in place "safeguards" to prevent future accidental deactivation of accounts. The company said it is not able to share all details about our internal investigation or updates to our security measures, "but we take this seriously and our teams are on it."

Why it matters: Twitter acted quickly to figure out how President Trump's twitter account was inadvertently deactivated for 11 minutes on Thursday, which was later found to be done by a contractor on his last day of work. The company prides itself on being a reliable communications platform for its users, and Trump has become one its highest-profile power users. It's unsurprising the company opted not to detail its new safeguards, as that would make it easier for a malicious actor to skirt them.

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CDC: Easing mask mandates led to higher COVID cases and deaths

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Easing mask restrictions and on-site dining have increased COVID-19 cases and deaths, according to a study out Friday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Why it matters: The report's findings converge with actions from governors this week easing mask mandates and announcing plans to reopen nonessential businesses like restaurants.

Exclusive: GOP Leader McCarthy asks to meet with Biden about the border

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy at CPAC. Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) has requested a meeting with President Biden to discuss the rising numbers of unaccompanied migrant children at the U.S.-Mexico border, in a letter sent on Friday.

Why it matters: Biden is facing criticism from the right and the left as agency actions and media reports reveal spiking numbers of migrant children overwhelming parts of the U.S. immigration system. Recent data shows an average of 321 kids being referred to migrant shelters each day, as Axios reported.