Leah Remini calls out Karen Bass for past praise of Scientology: Victims ‘deserve better from you’ – Fox News

Minnesota lawmaker speaks out on BLM protesters at his home, decries ‘loud profane mob’ – Fox News

Educators join National Day of Resistance to fight for safe and equitable schools – NBC News

NY prosecutors say Trump investigation extends beyond hush money payments – CNN

How arrest of Jeffrey Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell changed Lifetime’s new ‘Surviving’ documentary – USA TODAY

Second Stimulus Package: Negotiations Continue In Congress – Forbes

Democrats and Trump officials leave ‘productive’ meeting, but still don’t have a coronavirus relief deal – CNBC

More than 100 CEOs warn Congress of ‘catastrophic’ consequences for small biz without relief bill – NBC News

Kansas primary election 2020: The Senate and House races to watch – Vox.com

Coronavirus: Iran cover-up of deaths revealed by data leak – BBC News

Cuban business owner in Louisville decries BLM protesters’ demands as ‘mafia tactics’ – Fox News

TikTok parent ByteDance accuses Facebook of ‘plagiarism and smear’ as it goes on the front foot – CNBC

Scientists Worry About Political Influence Over Coronavirus Vaccine Project – The New York Times

36 crew on Norwegian cruise ship test positive for Covid-19 – CNN

Russia Sets Mass Vaccination for October After Shortened Trial – The New York Times

‘No confidence’: Pelosi blasts Deborah Birx for ‘disinformation’ about coronavirus because she works for Trump – The Independent

Egypt invites Elon Musk to see for himself pyramids ‘not built by aliens’ – The Independent

Arrests Over Illicit Party Boat With 170 Guests Cruising Around N.Y.C. – The New York Times

South Dakota To Host Hundreds Of Thousands For Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Starting Friday – Forbes

Annual Sturgis rally expecting 250,000 people, stirring virus concerns – Minnesota Public Radio News

Stimulus talks: White House, Dems still agree on $1,200 checks but deadlocked on unemployment assistance – CNBC

US election: Republicans dampen reports of convention media ban – BBC News

House Majority Whip Clyburn on his comparison of federal agents in Portland to Nazi Gestapo – Fox News

2 Stocks to Bankroll Your Retirement – The Motley Fool

Trump’s Coronavirus Testing Czar: Time to ‘Move On’ From Hydroxychloroquine – The Daily Beast

Annual Sturgis rally expecting 250K, stirring virus concerns – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Mexico captures ‘El Marro’, cartel boss blamed for fueling violence – Reuters

One day in the life of COVID-19 across L.A. shows wrenching inequities – Los Angeles Times

20 Things to Know About the GOP-Backed HEALS Act – Motley Fool

Republican renomination of Trump to be held in private – Al Jazeera English

GOP convention will be closed to press due to coronavirus – Business Insider – Business Insider

GOP convention in Charlotte closed to press, portions will be livestreamed – CNN

Federal negotiators report progress in coronavirus relief talks, including extending unemployment benefit – cleveland.com

Federal negotiators report progress in coronavirus relief talks, including extending unemployment benefit – cleveland.com

Democrats and Republicans have ‘most productive’ stimulus talk to date, but deal still ‘not imminent’ – USA TODAY

How ‘good White people’ derail racial progress – CNN

USDA official identifies some seeds sent around US from China – Business Insider – Business Insider

Progress reported in COVID-19 relief bill talks – Los Angeles Times

Enhanced jobless benefits expired overnight: Here’s where Congress’ negotiations stand – CNN

‘Cocktails and Masks Don’t Really Go Together’ – The New York Times

Kamala Harris supports freeing ex-aide from NDA after $35G settlement deal: reports – Fox News

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman retires, cites ‘bullying’ by Trump after impeachment testimony – USA TODAY

New Trump financial disclosure gives glimpse into pre-pandemic business income – POLITICO

Trump releases 2019 financial disclosure report – Washington Examiner

Trump says he will ban TikTok – CNN

Rapid coronavirus testing for Congress a hot topic again after Rep. Gohmert catches COVID-19 – NBC News

Biden is on the verge of narrowing his VP list. But don’t expect a pick next week. – CBS News

Trump releases 2019 financial disclosure report – CNN

Harris allies granted call with Biden campaign after Dodd blowup – POLITICO

Alaska Midair Collision Kills 7, Officials Say – The New York Times