Some celebrated July 4th virtually while others packed beaches despite Covid-19 surge – CNN

Columbus statue toppled by Baltimore protesters – NBC News

Baltimore protesters toppled a Christopher Columbus statue and threw it in a harbor – CNN

As coronavirus cases skyrocket, US marks July 4th with pleas for people to skip the parties – CNN

Trump steps back, done with being ‘daily voice’ of coronavirus response – NBC News

‘Like yelling squirrel’: White House goes after media over Russia bounty story – POLITICO

‘They Have Lost Control’: Why Minneapolis Burned – The New York Times

‘We need to live with it’: White House readies new message for the nation on coronavirus – NBC News

40+ containers of illegal fireworks seized as two men arrested in Roanoke – WSLS 10

Frederick Douglass, Seen Up Close – The New York Times

Eric Trump tweete, puis efface, une photo de Ghislaine Maxwell au mariage de Chelsea Clinton – Paris Match

Ghislaine Maxwell, Associate of Jeffrey Epstein, Is Arrested – The New York Times

Trump’s on a losing streak with Republicans – CNN

Stonewall Jackson statue down after Richmond mayor orders removal of Confederate monuments – NBC News

Jill Biden plays an influential role in her husband’s search for a running mate – CNN

Over 75,000 sign petition to have Marsha P. Johnson statue replace Columbus monument – NBC News

Immigration judges accuse Justice Department of muzzling them – CNN

Despite warnings, the US wasn’t prepared with masks for coronavirus. Now it’s too late. – USA TODAY

Exclusive USA TODAY poll: Biden widens his lead, but Trump keeps the edge on enthusiasm – USA TODAY

California and Florida are charting different coronavirus paths as cases spike – CNN

In late reversal, Northam moves to keep limits on bars – WTOP

Bars in Virginia restaurants to stay closed – WTOP

Academic, mental and physical benefits of in-person school outweigh virus risks, pediatrics group says – CNN

Amy McGrath vs. Charles Booker: McGrath wins Kentucky Senate primary –

Rotterdam vernoemt straten naar ‘stijders tegen slavernij’ | Binnenland –

Colorado Senate race: Can Cory Gardner win reelection in a state trending toward Democrats? –

Many states hit pause on reopening but experts say the spread of coronavirus is now hard to control – CNN

Trump posts video of couple brandishing guns towards protesters – Al Jazeera English

I Read (Almost) Every Memoir by a Former Trump Official – Slate

Trump Tweets Video with ‘White Power’ Chant, Then Deletes It –

Trump ‘white power’ retweet condemned by Black Republican senator – Al Jazeera English

Trump Retweets (Then Deletes) Video Of Supporter Shouting ‘White Power’ – Forbes

Trump Retweets (Then Deletes) Video Of Supporter Shouting ‘White Power’ – Forbes

Trump Deletes ‘Indefensible’ White Power Tweet Called Out by GOP Sen. Tim Scott – The Daily Beast

Trump promotes video showing apparent supporter shouting ‘white power’ – CNBC

A new dilemma for Trump’s team: Preventing super-spreader churches – POLITICO

Only two US states are reporting a decline in new coronavirus cases – CNN

Trump signs executive order directing DOJ to prosecute people who destroy monuments –

6 arrested at Robert E. Lee monument in Richmond, where police say protesters fired paintballs at officers – CNN

Orange County Democrats condemn ‘racist’ comments by John Wayne, call for airport to drop his name – Los Angeles Times

The Northeast will see severe thunderstorms and possibly a tornado on Saturday – CNN

Trump signs executive order to punish vandalism against federal monuments – NBC News

Sen. John Kennedy says push for DC statehood is ‘all about power, like everything else in Washington’ – Fox News

Philadelphia plans to take down Columbus statue – CNN

A new face of the Democratic Party emerges: Black progressives – CNN

In-person classes, online learning or a mix? Reopening schools will bring new struggles – NBC News

NASA names D.C. headquarters for ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary W. Jackson, first Black woman engineer at agency – NBC News

Census shows white decline, nonwhite majority among youngest – Los Angeles Times

West Virginia’s top health official ousted | TheHill – The Hill

Progressives snatch much-needed wins in primary gauntlet – POLITICO