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US carries out first federal execution in 17 years after Supreme Court clears the way https://t.co/tQvglWmbVmAfter the Supreme Court of the United States stepped in, Daniel Lewis Lee was executed Tuesday morning by lethal in… https://t.co/rEqJrjIPPE“Three people were injured, and the baby was killed. This. Must. STOP!” https://t.co/H8Fz9R27EIWith a presidential election 16 weeks away, $400 million in elections help is trickling down, but billions more are… https://t.co/3Usd1tJU4UHouston’s mayor and the Texas Republican Party are at odds over the cancellation of the state’s annual convention. https://t.co/kS2fywPkgWA divided Supreme Court early Tuesday cleared the way for resumption of federal executions for the first time in 17… https://t.co/MmK1vI7IGxThis morning’s COVID-19 updates: Oregon to limit group gatherings; Hawaii extends quarantine; New York to send test… https://t.co/9u1QH4hvIc
Retweeted by USA TODAYThese penguins got a VIP tour of the empty Field Museum of Natural History ahead of its reopening. 🐧 https://t.co/R4ShW1jdmT"Mayor Bottoms, we've been watching you and what you've been going through," Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. "Anything we c… https://t.co/vfFhte09RlWhile you were sleeping: Hawaii is holding off on welcoming back tourists until at least Sept. 1. https://t.co/OKotxzacJd
Retweeted by USA TODAYAfter her baby was born 11 weeks early and the entire family contracted COVID-19, no one could visit little Nora in… https://t.co/aPEtWYvMd0Unwilling to take on new tasks during coronavirus? Most job descriptions include the phrase "other duties as assign… https://t.co/85LN0Jylze
Retweeted by USA TODAYDemocrats crave a knock-out punch – a victory that delivers a clear statement against the Trump era. https://t.co/uZzAMR0yR0Consumers are scared to go out and retailers are floundering. Is there a future for the traditional indoor shopping… https://t.co/u7dBHDX5r7
Retweeted by USA TODAYNFL unveils a proposed Oakley face shield in response to the coronavirus pandemic https://t.co/D1H7FjV8Nr https://t.co/qrTAg6ivM8
Retweeted by USA TODAYJeff Sessions has had to find a new balance as he attempts to recapture his old Alabama Senate seat Tuesday. https://t.co/gKh0IxwlcCLou Saban, who enjoyed a vagabond half-century existence as a football coach, passed away in 2009. https://t.co/slp6wDqNwqGrant Imahara, the engineer host of Discovery Channel's science show "MythBusters" and of Netflix's "White Rabbit P… https://t.co/YNJo7gQUwdFord has said it plans to challenge Jeep with the new Bronco. https://t.co/h7hMO4tUJMManuel 'Matty' Moroun, controversial bridge owner and trucking magnate, dies at 93 https://t.co/aRszoFE3mw
Retweeted by USA TODAYPolice in New York City are investigating after a masked person dumped red paint on a Black Lives Matter street mur… https://t.co/GUVoijbbmS"It's been an incredible 15 year run and the most unexpected gift of my career," Bergeron wrote. "I'm grateful for… https://t.co/9XOOpJuasiHawaii is delaying its plan to allow out-of-state visitors to the return to the vacation hot spot by a month due to… https://t.co/PMmTamvBGiCorey Walker, 19, and Keandre Rodgers, 18, have been charged with murder during the commission of a robbery and a b… https://t.co/s12kD4Bl6lA judge in Washington has ordered a delay of the first federal execution in 17 years, along with two other executio… https://t.co/5GIh78VYR1Outside #COVID-19 hot spots, try to reopen schools based on local data and safety resources #Ourview: Ignore Donald… https://t.co/CHNktU0MTF
Retweeted by USA TODAYCEO Doug McMillon said masks are currently required in about 3,700 of its more than 5,000 U.S. locations "where eit… https://t.co/dpJXHf55PkTrump has become increasingly confrontational in his remarks about Fauci as the infectious disease expert. https://t.co/IeLsPpiYwqTrump has pointed to other countries that have reopened their schools without a spike in cases — but those countrie… https://t.co/YZyLHJKCew“My comments towards the families involved were racist, hurtful and deeply inappropriate,” Solid8 CEO Michael Lofth… https://t.co/ZtHPf5QpZiThey're on the frontline of the COVID-19 fight, and they feel they should get paid for it. https://t.co/AXCYv2B6B3Lisa Marie Presley said in 2012 that backstage at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry, people were struck over Benjamin's re… https://t.co/bZKnj5yN7CA few lucky penguins took a field trip to Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History before its reopening. 🐧 https://t.co/OFRrJvAoti“After the initial quarantine period, I briefly and accidentally crossed the NBA campus line to pick up a food deli… https://t.co/oi3Hn4YtcbA positive rate of less than 1% is a promising start for the NBA. https://t.co/OBpjhkZQDkThe shift in US policy is likely to further inflame U.S.-China tensions and could provoke retaliatory measures from… https://t.co/9ZHs5Sz0jf"Rest sweet, Naya. What a force you were. Love and peace to your family," Jane Lynch, who played Sue Sylvester on "… https://t.co/8CCPmRM0rJNaya Rivera’s body has been recovered from Lake Piru following a six-day search after the "Glee" actress disappeare… https://t.co/2IlOj7EAdiAnother baseball player has announced he will not take part in the 2020 season. https://t.co/YmJgqqHJGh
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Best field trip ever? Yes! https://t.co/0j7VJ5zaHJMulvaney described his family's efforts to get tested for the coronavirus, noting that they had to wait up to a wee… https://t.co/4mO2Xts5fP“This situation reminds us of how important it is to take precautions such as avoiding large gatherings whenever po… https://t.co/2FjdzZm3mMIt's going to be OK, Jack. 😭 https://t.co/eNZTXfaB20NBA reporter @MarkG_Medina is in the bubble at Disney's Wide World of Sports and wants to tell you all about it. He… https://t.co/1YYPB1bnee
Retweeted by USA TODAYThe governor signed the bill around 11 a.m. By 11:45 a.m., the court ruled against it. https://t.co/4inqqi8fyoInto this roundup of news? Sign up to get The Short List in your inbox every evening: https://t.co/pP8hL2Wi7XMonday's top news: Two of the largest U.S. school districts will start online this fall, a 'shocking' way to enforc… https://t.co/9geE2aDUmXAdd Senator Ted Cruz to the list of airline passengers shamed for not wearing a mask on a flight. https://t.co/svEMVsy6A5All counties are required to close indoor operations of restaurants, wineries, tasting rooms, movie theaters, famil… https://t.co/yyA6VlNoZKVideo of the incident, provided by a passenger, in which you can hear him say he will kill everyone on the plane an… https://t.co/xp346vacWXProsecutors on Monday said the package "amounts to little more than an unsecured bond" because the property in Grea… https://t.co/LkYGOVZSPZNaya Rivera's body has been recovered from the lake where the 'Glee' actress believed to have drowned, authorities… https://t.co/jaXCkdZQlWHong Kong Disneyland will shut down again on Wednesday less than a month after it reopened because of an uptick in… https://t.co/WF2bX2C9AU⚡️ "Before the fence, people were not following social-distancing and were doing as they pleased, but now people ta… https://t.co/1cSd8QsMnTSome universities are planning to offer classes entirely online because of concerns about the pandemic, which would… https://t.co/V9zVut2A8zNeowise is one of the few comets visible to the unaided eye this century, an inner-solar system "intruder" that mig… https://t.co/QTVi6juBIVThe Star Inn in Cornwall put up an electric fence used to restrict livestock near its bar counter to help keep patr… https://t.co/bkU84ezbgxVia @ThatGirlCarly: "Do tourists learn at all about how members of the Lakota, Dakota, Nakota, Cheyenne and Arapaho… https://t.co/mmXJKLpryzRep. Ayanna Pressley tore into the secretary of education backed President Trump's demand that schools reopen durin… https://t.co/QN6iqLbAQ2Hong Kong Disneyland will shut down again on Wednesday due to an uptick in coronavirus cases, less than a month aft… https://t.co/OB47FY78U1Two of the largest school districts in the US, L.A. and San Diego, will start online only this fall, despite White… https://t.co/VggUw32xXmRep. Ayanna Pressley tore into Betsy DeVos after the secretary of education backed President Donald Trump's demand… https://t.co/IuXh39GgvTA body has been found at the Southern California lake where "Glee" actress Naya Rivera disappeared Wednesday from a… https://t.co/SxQLWdQDFuThus far, just 57% of unemployment applications have been paid, according to The Century Foundation. https://t.co/hVU0FpMtuS
Retweeted by USA TODAYThat one-year-old puppy is actually 31. A new study says multiplying by 7 isn’t accurate — here’s the equation yo… https://t.co/g65zqrof6NSeventeen states and the District of Columbia sued President Donald Trump's administration Monday to block a new ru… https://t.co/oF8QNDF6ZtWomen are making history in the military. The U.S. Navy now has its first Black female tactical fighter pilot. https://t.co/y4PUIj47FHNew York will require air travelers from states with high rates of COVID-19 to provide their local contact informat… https://t.co/FbmWMAlz49"I wouldn't trust you to care for a house plant let alone my child," Pressley said in reply to DeVos' remarks on re… https://t.co/FdzSk1AKUH
Retweeted by USA TODAYWomen's fashion retailer New York & Company could close all of its stores or a significant portion of them in bankr… https://t.co/Hqg26p0y7VThe ultimate, best man prank 😂 https://t.co/Qb8MQYvOIL
Retweeted by USA TODAYHere is why the money for bail system is criticized and what some states are doing to reform it. https://t.co/N0U8wn0QhoExtreme, record-breaking heat will continue to bake a large portion of the southern tier of the U.S. early this wee… https://t.co/xnbq2FIOanThis little girl has reached her breaking point over how coronavirus has affected her life. https://t.co/jdi16p2nG1Elaine Duke is the latest former top White House security official to denounce Trump's handling of the job. https://t.co/VMvAAAqrZVCelebrities are paying tribute to actress Kelly Preston, who died at 57 after a battle with breast cancer. https://t.co/JqDGHLcW5gCFO Jill Woodworth says lower-cost equipment might finally be on the drawing board. https://t.co/BRYtlmUGfYCoronavirus Chronicles: Survivors suffer for weeks after virus clears. https://t.co/zNWQ27M6cHA coach suspended by USA Gymnastics was arrested Friday in Las Vegas on 14 counts of lewdness with a child under 14… https://t.co/7g59aFZFXuFirefighters, backed by helicopters, are still battling the blaze raging aboard the Navy's USS Bonhomme Richard, ne… https://t.co/dW5NVl4xaFThe decision comes hours before Daniel Lewis Lee was set to die by lethal injection at the federal prison complex i… https://t.co/ZRuvM7dHeDAmazon Prime Day, annually held in July since 2015, also has been postponed but a new date has not been officially… https://t.co/5rjQWgUxL3This is how to properly clean some of the dirtiest items in your kitchen. https://t.co/vfikEkAFYj https://t.co/tiRGIxjscm
Retweeted by USA TODAYAs the country reckons with various racial injustices throughout its history, baseball — which prides itself on bei… https://t.co/eYjTzwzE3kPerez, who is running for mayor of Corpus Christi in November, is known for putting a MAGA hat on the city's Selena… https://t.co/fdR9oaLFsl"Our hearts are truly broken and we are struggling to cope with what has happened," Nicole Thea's family wrote in a… https://t.co/1znFLx9XRz“I don’t see a situation where offices completely die,” says Paul Leonard, managing consultant at CoStar, a commerc… https://t.co/JxOtlKAupnWashington's NFL team will drop its name and logo after 87 years https://t.co/E84N3xIqYqThe decision to retire "Redskins" comes amid a formal review of the name, which the team announced amid mounting pr… https://t.co/pyqrT43ohjThe Ivy League has decided to cancel its football schedule this fall, while still leaving open the possibility of m… https://t.co/IxLnMyTDYDSecoriea Turner, 8, was shot and killed July 4th while riding in a car with her mother and another adult. https://t.co/XsNEHlAGmDBy Ronald J. Sider: Biden should talk to evangelical voters about abortion and gay rights. Here's why and how.… https://t.co/1srdJeiMGL
Retweeted by USA TODAYBy @UTAustin professor @KevinCokley1: We need leaders to affirm that #BlackLivesMatter, not exploit the phrase to d… https://t.co/z2wobHUDYB
Retweeted by USA TODAYActress Kelly Preston has lost her battle with breast cancer, her husband John Travolta said. She was 57.… https://t.co/AH0FRr7O0zThe team announced late Sunday night that guard Rajon Rondo suffered a fracture in his right thumb during the team'… https://t.co/ODHFrZUKApFlorida breaks the record for new daily coronavirus cases by any state https://t.co/pG0V1zOt9m
Retweeted by USA TODAYGolf, fishing and shotgunning beers: How NBA players settled in to the bubble campus at Disney World this weekend. https://t.co/gtfNowUNBP
Retweeted by USA TODAYCoca Cola is launching the contactless Freestyle dispenser, which allows customers to choose and pour drinks from t… https://t.co/LOwVHTZZ6m
Retweeted by USA TODAY“As our nation tears down symbols of injustice, we must also tear down words we use in New Jersey that were born fr… https://t.co/wqKoiKPOp1There's never been a show quite like Queen at Live Aid. https://t.co/2uTbRa7u2p
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