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  1. Covid-19 positivity rate jumps in LA | GOP governors split as cases rise
  2. The worsening coronavirus pandemic hit a series of somber peaks across the United States on Tuesday, renewing fears that more hospitals could be overloaded with Covid-19 patients.
  3. President Donald Trump claims the US is in "good shape," as coronavirus cases make record spikes throughout the nation. CNN's Anderson Cooper explains why this isn't true.
  4. Dr. Christopher Murray, director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington, explains why a new model has projected that more than 200,000 Americans will die from Covid-19 by November if masks are not universally used.
  5. President Donald Trump on Tuesday rebuked Dr. Anthony Fauci's blunt assessment of the US' coronavirus response, claiming that the country is "in a good place" even as new cases surge.
  6. In the last two days Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has had to address his state's continued surge in new coronavirus cases while also trying to tamp down concerns.
  7. As Covid-19 cases in the US spike, some states, labs and public health departments are warning that turnaround times for diagnostic testing have slowed.
  8. • Robert Redford: Who gets my vote in 2020 • Democrats hold $30 million ad advantage in battle for Senate control • Who will be Trump's political heir?
  9. • What we learned from Mary Trump's portrait of her uncle • East Wing braces for upcoming book by former Melania Trump aide • Kasich: Trump is 'in a meltdown'
  10. • Michael Flynn posts video featuring QAnon slogans
  11. Educator and president of the National Education Association, Lily Eskelsen García, reacts to President Trump's remarks about reopening schools this fall.
  12. Authorities in the Netherlands have discovered an apparent torture site hidden inside shipping containers, which were lined with sound-proofing material and filled with assumed torture devices, the country's National Prosecutor's Office has said.
  13. CNN's Richard Quest describes the persisting Covid-19 side effects he continues to suffer from, despite the fact that he has recovered from the virus after being infected in April.
  14. Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando remains on track for a phased reopening on July 11 even as Florida faces a spike of reported Covid-19 cases recently.
  15. A woman out for a run in St. Petersburg, Florida, came across a decomposing human head on the side of the road on Tuesday, according to police.
  16. Back in 2015, then-presidential candidate Donald Trump said the Confederate flag belongs in a museum.
  17. Democratic Sen. Tammy Duckworth, a US Army veteran who lost both of her legs while serving in Iraq, rebuked Tucker Carlson after the conservative Fox News host attacked her on Monday night and suggested that she hates America.
  18. President Donald Trump is now campaigning as a warrior against what he says is a left-wing "cancel culture" that seeks to get people punished or banished for supposedly objectionable words or acts.
  19. Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson has apologized for a series of anti-Semitic Instagram posts over the weekend, one of which included a quote about Jews falsely attributed to Adolf Hitler.
  20. On Sunday, "Harry Potter" creator J.K. Rowling sent a tweet comparing gender-affirming medical care for trans people to the harmful practice of conversion therapy:
  21. A Jimmy John's sandwich restaurant in Woodstock, Georgia, has fired multiple employees after a video showed them joking around with a noose made from pizza dough.
  22. Charlize Theron realizes how fortunate she was at getting another chance to star in an action movie, even as she's sad about losing out on one.
  23. CNN's Poppy Harlow talks with Lucian Truscott and Shannon LaNier, descendants of Thomas Jefferson, about what they think of Jefferson's memorial in Washington as calls grow for the removal of monuments and statues of slave owners across the nation.
  24. This could be the year Black Friday finally unravels.
  25. In the age of Covid-19, President Donald Trump and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro are two of a kind. CNN's Bill Weir reports on how the US and Brazil lead the world in the number of cases while their leaders downplay coronavirus.
  26. A man was shot dead while walking and holding his 6-year-old daughter's hand in the Bronx, police said.
  27. The 19-year-old daughter of comedian and syndicated radio host Rickey Smiley is currently recovering after being shot during an alleged road rage incident.
  28. At least two people have died and several others were injured after a shooting in a club in Greenville, South Carolina, according to police.
  29. Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Monday declared a state of emergency and activated as many as 1,000 National Guard members.
  30. Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Tuesday the increase in shootings and murders in the city and across the country is the result of a "perfect storm" of frustration, the coronavirus pandemic and issues with police brutality.
  31. A newly-discovered comet dubbed NEOWISE will be visible this week to the naked eye. It's the first visible comet of 2020.
  32. CNN's Anderson Cooper slams President Donald Trump's comment that coronavirus is "99% harmless" while the number of cases in the US continue to rise.
  33. When a traffic officer pulled over a pickup truck on an Australian highway, he didn't expect to find one of the world's deadliest snakes inside.

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