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

Trump claims right to issue executive order on vote-by-mail – POLITICO

Los Angeles School District & Teachers Union Tentatively Agree On Fall Distance-Learning Plan – Deadline

Rep. Louie Gohmert’s daughter rebukes him for not wearing a mask before coronavirus diagnosis – CNN

Illinois launches $5 million mask awareness campaign, Pritzker opens door to fines for those who disregard rul – Chicago Tribune

Two teens in Florida die of coronavirus complications – CNN

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

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

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

Hogan curtails power of local health officers to order blanket school closures – The Washington Post

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

Pennsylvania student pulled from HS graduation ceremony for ‘Black Lives Matter’ mask – USA TODAY

Second Stimulus Package: Negotiations Continue In Congress – Forbes

White House makes random coronavirus testing mandatory for staff – CNBC

U.S. Marines ID all 9 people killed in sea-tank sinking – AOL

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

This calculator can help estimate your unemployment benefits under the HEALS Act – CNBC

White House considering unilateral actions with coronavirus aid bill stuck in Congress: sources – Fox News

There may never be a ‘silver bullet’ for COVID-19, WHO warns – NBC News

Second Stimulus Check Proposal: Will African Americans Be Left Behind? – Forbes

Michigan lawmaker who tried to limit governor’s emergency powers tests positive | TheHill – The Hill

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

Baby elephant dies 27 days after his birth at St. Louis Zoo – CNN

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

260 employees in Georgia school district have tested positive for Covid-19 or been exposed – 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

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

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

Dozens of people attended a party for first responders in Los Angeles without wearing masks or social distancing – CNN

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

Florida Sen. Scott on phase 4 coronavirus relief proposals: Democrats ‘just want to waste your money’ – Fox News

RNC spokesman says ‘no final decision’ yet on whether GOP convention will be closed to press as officials weigh unprecedented move – CNN

Everything You Need to Know About the Coronavirus Vaccine Race – The Motley Fool

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

Texas governor skipping Republican convention | TheHill – The Hill

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

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

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

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

With overdose deaths up during the pandemic, Philadelphia fights for a legal safe injection site – NBC News

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

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

2 Stocks to Bankroll Your Retirement – The Motley Fool