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Tuesday, August 3, 2021
News Brief: COVID Surge And The Unvaccinated, German Floods, DACA Ruling

News Brief: COVID Surge And The Unvaccinated, German Floods, DACA Ruling

The delta variant is sparking concerns of a new COVID-19 wave in the U.S. Historic flooding devastates parts of West Germany. And, a federal judge ruled last week that the DACA program is illegal.
News Brief: Texas Voting Restrictions, Biden Voting Rights, J&J Vaccine Warning

News Brief: Texas Voting Restrictions, Biden Voting Rights, J&J Vaccine Warning

Texas Democrats stage a walkout to try to stop new voting restrictions. President Biden is pressured to act on voting rights. Johnson and Johnson must put a warning label on its COVID-19 vaccine.
News Brief: Condo Collapse, Delta Variant, NYC Mayoral Primary Result

News Brief: Condo Collapse, Delta Variant, NYC Mayoral Primary Result

The confirmed death toll from a collapsed condo stands at 36. The delta variant of the coronavirus is the dominant strain in the U.S. There's a winner in the Democratic primary for mayor of New York.
News Brief: Surfside Condo Collapse, Facebook’s Reprieve, Delta Variant

News Brief: Surfside Condo Collapse, Facebook’s Reprieve, Delta Variant

Rescue efforts continue at a collapsed condominium building in Florida. A judge dismisses two antitrust complaints against Facebook. COVID-19 cases surge in many, poorly vaccinated parts of the world.
News Brief: Biden-Putin Summit, Texas Border Wall, The War On Drugs

News Brief: Biden-Putin Summit, Texas Border Wall, The War On Drugs

President Biden returned to Washington after a summit with Russia's leader. Texas Gov. Abbott wants the state to build its own border wall. And, where things stand after 50 years of the war on drugs.
News Brief: New Mask Guidance, Middle East Violence, Afghans See U.S. Visas

News Brief: New Mask Guidance, Middle East Violence, Afghans See U.S....

The CDC says fully vaccinated people don't need to wear masks. Casualties increase in the conflict between Hamas and Israel. Thousands of Afghans who worked for the U.S. fear Taliban retaliation.
News Brief: COVID-19 Vaccine, Clashes In Jerusalem, Gene-Editing Experiment

News Brief: COVID-19 Vaccine, Clashes In Jerusalem, Gene-Editing Experiment

The FDA is expected to authorize the Pfizer vaccine for 12 to 15-year-olds. Security ramped up for Jerusalem Day parade. Experiment could restore vision for some patients with genetic disorders.
News Brief: Decision Day On Facebook’s Trump Ban, Aid For India, Democracy Poll

News Brief: Decision Day On Facebook’s Trump Ban, Aid For India,...

Oversight board will announce if Trump will be allowed back on Facebook. Indian Americans raise money to help with India's COVID-19 crisis. Plus, the results of the latest Democracy Perception Index.
News Brief: N.C. Shooting, DOJ Investigates Louisville Police, Mask Policy

News Brief: N.C. Shooting, DOJ Investigates Louisville Police, Mask Policy

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Only 20 seconds of police bodycam footage released in N.C. shooting. Justice Department launches a probe into Louisville's police department. The CDC is expected to update its mask-wearing policy.
News Brief: Pandemic Status, Asian American Hate Crimes Bill, Infrastructure

News Brief: Pandemic Status, Asian American Hate Crimes Bill, Infrastructure

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COVID-19 hot spots pop up again around the globe. Senate passes bill to address a spike in violence targeted at Asian Americans. Senate Republicans unveil smaller $568 billion infrastructure plan.

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