Census Bureau will finish count earlier than expected, deliver data to Trump – POLITICO

Census Bureau to halt counting operation a month earlier than expected – CNN

Fact check: Another Trump briefing, more Trump falsehoods on coronavirus and mail-in voting – CNN

Nevada governor signs bill to allow mail-in voting after Trump promises legal challenge | TheHill – The Hill

Trump cuts off question by CNN’s Jim Acosta about US coronavirus death rate: ‘Fake News CNN, hold it’ – Fox News

Trump removes board chairman and calls for firing of Tennessee Valley Authority CEO over use of foreign workers – CNN

Gettysburg? The Liberty Bell? Trump Weighs R.N.C. Speech Options – The New York Times

Two teens in Florida die of coronavirus complications – CNN

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

Trump’s assault on mail voting threatens his reelection bid – POLITICO

Trump’s assault on mail voting threatens his reelection bid – POLITICO

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

Juan Carlos I, Spain’s former king, has left the country amid scrutiny of alleged financial dealings – CNN

Hiltzik: Trump ratchets up the cruelty as COVID-19 spreads – Los Angeles Times

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

Joe Biden’s VP pick will be his most ‘consequential decision,’ Rachel Campos-Duffy says – Fox News

US reports smallest daily coronavirus cases increase in almost four weeks | TheHill – The Hill

Russia gears up for mass vaccination against coronavirus despite international skepticism – CNBC

Biden VP short-listers jockey as search enters final round in secrecy – POLITICO

Hugs helped El Paso victims cope after the shooting. A sign of affection now could put their lives at risk – CNN

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

No signs Trump has pandemic plan despite chilling warnings from administration’s top doctors – CNN

Minneapolis police offer advice on how to stay safe amid crime surge: Give up cellphone – Fox News

Trump Pick for Pentagon Post Sidesteps Senate Ire for Different Defense Job – The New York Times

Duterte reimposes coronavirus lockdown as he criticises doctors – Al Jazeera English

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

Two passengers escorted off Delta flight for not wearing face masks, CNN reports – KSAT San Antonio

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

As pandemic continues, some colleges reverse course on reopening – The Boston Globe

In Congress, challenges of combatting coronavirus parallel fights across the country – Fox News

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

Want Schools to Open? Get Serious About Outbreaks – Wall Street Journal

Homicide Spike Hits Most Large U.S. Cities – The Wall Street Journal

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

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

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

Live Coronavirus Updates: Tracking Global News, Cases and Deaths – The New York Times

Pandemic ushers in ‘new normal’ for historically underfunded HBCUs – NBC News

Public health experts fear a hasty FDA signoff on vaccine – Salon

Karen Bass renounces her praise for Fidel Castro – POLITICO

Birx warns US is ‘in a new phase’ of coronavirus pandemic with more widespread cases – CNN

Trump challenges Fauci over comments on coronavirus surges: ‘Wrong!’ | TheHill – The Hill

India’s home affairs minister tests positive for coronavirus – CNN

Israel’s Netanyahu rails against protesters asking him to resign – Al Jazeera English

Victoria declares ‘state of disaster,’ locking down millions in Melbourne to fight a soaring coronavirus outbreak – CNN

GOP: Renomination of Trump to be held in private – Los Angeles Times

‘Hating Joe Biden doesn’t juice up their base’: Key swing state slips away from Trump – POLITICO

In Italy, doctors beat back the coronavirus and are now preparing for a second wave – NBCNews.com

Israeli writer Amir Haskel emerges as a symbol of anti-Netanyahu protests – NBC News