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  1. coronavirus
    As Schools Open, Coronavirus Outbreaks FollowHere are the states where reopened schools are dealing with positive coronavirus tests.
  2. nra
    New York Attorney General Sues to ‘Dissolve’ the NRAAttorney General Letitia James says self-dealing and corruption resulted in the NRA losing $64 million in just three years.
  3. coronavirus
    NYC Sets Up COVID Checkpoints to Enforce Quarantine for Visitors From 34 StatesMayor de Blasio said the city will screen visitors at “key entry points” in order to prevent a second wave of the coronavirus in New York.
  4. lebanon
    Hundreds of Thousands Displaced by Beirut ExplosionPrime Minister Diab announced an investigation into the blast that killed at least 135, which appeared to be caused by a store of ammonium nitrate.
  5. 2020 census
    Census Bureau to End Counting Efforts a Month EarlyAdvocates say the Trump administration is attempting to leave out people in marginalized groups.
  6. politics
    How Changes to the USPS Might Affect Voting by MailThe Trump administration’s changes to the Postal Service are creating delivery delays, and they could make mail-in voting less efficient and fair.
  7. coronavirus
    Household-Name Companies That Have Filed for Bankruptcy Because of CoronavirusLord & Taylor is the latest. Here are the rest.
  8. coronavirus
    Cruising Returns and a Coronavirus Outbreak FollowsA cruise ship in Norway had at least 41 people test positive for the coronavirus.
  9. crime
    What We’ve Learned From the Newly Unsealed Jeffrey Epstein DocumentsThe Ghislane Maxwell document release offers more details on her relationship with Jeffrey Epstein, and his ties to powerful people like Bill Clinton.
  10. coronavirus
    Herman Cain Dies After Contracting COVID-19The 74-year-old former presidential candidate tested positive for the coronavirus on June 29.
  11. coronavirus
    GOP Staffers Detail Ridicule and Derision for Wearing Masks at CapitolA day after Louie Gohmert tested positive for COVID-19, staffers spoke out about the GOP’s anti-mask culture in D.C.
  12. coronavirus
    The Push to Move Classrooms Outdoors Is Gaining MomentumNew York City officials, and others across the nation, are hoping to teach students in the open air this fall to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
  13. international affairs
    Trump Admits He’s Never Talked to Putin About Bounties for Killing U.S. TroopsHe also excused Russia for allegedly supplying weapons to the Taliban, saying, “We did that, too.”
  14. coronavirus
    Miami Marlins’ Season Temporarily Suspended Following MLB’s First COVID OutbreakAround a dozen Marlins players have tested positive for the coronavirus, leading to a temporary suspension as the team quarantines.
  15. coronavirus
    Twitter, Facebook Delete Video Trump Tweeted Over COVID-19 MisinformationThe video, in which doctors decry masks and call hydroxychloroquine a COVID-19 cure, had millions of views and a Trump retweet before it was removed.
  16. coronavirus
    National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien Tests Positive for CoronavirusHe’s the highest-ranking White House official to test positive, but he’s not the first.
  17. housing
    As the Federal Eviction Moratorium Expires, Millions of Americans Face DisasterMillions of Americans are at risk of getting kicked out of their homes as eviction protections expire and unemployment benefits drop.
  18. ufos
    The Pentagon Has Reportedly Found ‘Off-World Vehicles Not Made on This Earth’The latest UFO report from the Times says a defense contractor briefed the Department of Defense on otherworldly vehicles in March.
  19. politics
    Congressman Who Accosted AOC Offers Terrible Apology for the AgesAOC responded on the House floor Friday, saying that her parents did not raise her “to accept abuse from men.”
  20. protests
    Portland Mayor Jeered by Protesters, Teargassed by Federal AgentsIt wasn’t a great night for Ted Wheeler.
  21. conspiracy theories
    Twitter Bans Thousands of QAnon AccountsThe platform will suspend accounts pushing the conspiracy theory, along with other measures meant to limit its spread.
  22. politics
    ACLU: Trump Admin Imprisoned Michael Cohen ‘for Writing a Book’Cohen was taken back into custody, after being sent home to finish his sentence, “in retaliation” for his book, the ACLU says in a lawsuit.
  23. coronavirus
    Everything We Do and Don’t Know About New York’s Reopening PlanNew York City entered phase four on July 20, but not everything has been allowed to reopen on that schedule.
  24. coronavirus
    Trump, Citing TV Ratings, Says Daily Coronavirus Briefings Will ResumeA lot has changed since the briefings wound down in late April, including 90,000 more coronavirus deaths in the U.S.
  25. coronavirus
    Trial Shows ‘Robust Immune Response’ From Oxford Coronavirus VaccineThe vaccine was called a “major breakthrough” by the British Department of Health and Social Care.
  26. portland
    Unidentified Federal Agents Are Detaining Protesters in Portland“It’s like stop and frisk meets Guantanamo Bay,” one Oregon attorney said.
  27. crime
    Former Personal Assistant Arrested in Vicious Murder of Tech CEO Fahim SalehPolice believe that Saleh’s former employee killed him, decapitated him, and dismembered him this week.
  28. 2020 elections
    Why Are We Still Waiting for Results From the New York Primary?More than three weeks after the June 23 primaries, an unprecedented number of absentee ballots are still being counted.
  29. coronavirus
    The Most Scathing Lines From Larry Hogan’s Trump Takedown“It was hopeless, waiting around for him,” Hogan, who is rumored to have presidential aspirations of his own, wrote of Trump.
  30. coronavirus
    These Are the Stores Requiring Customers to Wear MasksWalmart is joining Costco, Starbucks, and Best Buy in requiring shoppers to cover their faces to avoid spreading COVID-19.
  31. coronavirus
    White House Issues Mild Rebuke of Peter Navarro After Anti-Fauci Op-edIt would be easier to believe the White House’s criticism of Navarro if he was the only one ripping Fauci.
  32. coronavirus
    All the States Reimposing COVID-19 RestrictionsAs COVID-19 cases spike around the country, many governors are reversing their orders to reopen parts of their states’ economies.
  33. death penalty
    U.S. Government Executes First Federal Inmate Since 2003An early morning Supreme Court ruling, split 5-4 down ideological lines, allowed the government to proceed with Daniel Lewis Lee’s execution.
  34. coronavirus
    Coronavirus Hot Spot States by the NumbersA rundown of states — like Arizona, Florida, and Texas — facing alarming summer outbreaks, including closures, caseloads, and hospitalizations.
  35. coronavirus
    Coronavirus Deaths Are Catching Up to the Case SurgeAs New York City has its first day in months without a COVID-19 death, the country’s new hot spots are seeing deaths spike.
  36. new york city
    One-Year-Old Shot and Killed at Brooklyn CookoutThe 22-month-old was shot in the stomach while sitting his stroller at the end of another violent New York City weekend.
  37. coronavirus
    When (and How) Sports Are Returning Amid the COVID-19 PandemicIn the next few weeks, the MLB, NBA, and NHL will start playing again — but they’ll look wildly different.
  38. trump tweets
    Trump Likes Tweet Praising ‘Stripper’ Vibes in New Summer Walker SongThe president baffles with another late-night Twitter “like.”
  39. coronavirus
    Why Is There Still a PPE Shortage?Four months after doctors and nurses used trash bags for gowns and takeout containers for face masks, the PPE problem has not been solved.
  40. new york city
    ‘Black Lives Matter’ Painted on Fifth Avenue Outside Trump TowerMayor Bill de Blasio, who ordered the mural to be painted last month, grabbed a roller and helped paint.
  41. new york city
    De Blasio Outlines ‘Blended Learning’ Plan for Reopening NYC SchoolsUnder the mayor’s plan, students would attend school in person for two or three days a week and spend the other school days learning remotely.
  42. fox news
    Tucker Carlson: Protect American ‘Culture’ and ‘Heritage’ From Tammy DuckworthThe Fox News host continued his attacks on the Illinois Democrat, calling her a “coward,” a “moron,” and a “fraud.”
  43. coronavirus
    Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro Tests Positive for the CoronavirusAfter months of downplaying its seriousness, the far-right leader has contracted the coronavirus.
  44. coronavirus
    Florida Schools Ordered to Reopen in August and Offer Full-Time InstructionSchools will still be allowed to offer online learning, but in-person classes must be available for all who want it.
  45. coronavirus
    Trump’s Latest Coronavirus Strategy: Hope Americans Learn to ‘Live With’ ItWith no real strategy for combating the pandemic, Trump’s team is reportedly hoping Americans grow numb to mass illness and death.
  46. trump tweets
    Trump Attacks Bubba Wallace, Defends Confederate FlagThe president is being racist again.
  47. fourth of july
    Trump Is Throwing a Mount Rushmore Fireworks Show. What Could Go Wrong?Between the coronavirus and potential for wildfires, experts are warning that the Friday night’s event could spell trouble.
  48. new york city
    New York City Schools to Reopen in September, de Blasio SaysA survey of parents found that 75 percent want their children to return to school in September. The mayor says they’ll get their wish.
  49. jeffrey epstein
    Ghislaine Maxwell Arrested on Sex-Abuse Charges Related to Jeffrey EpsteinLong accused of recruiting underage girls for the late sex offender, Maxwell was arrested Thursday in New Hampshire.
  50. coronavirus
    Who Is Getting the Coronavirus in America Now?Young people are driving the surge in cases across the U.S., but they’re not the only ones getting infected.
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