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July 14, 2020

Ex-WH chief of staff calls US coronavirus testing capabilities 'simply inexcusable'
Former White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney called the United States' current coronavirus testing capabilities "simply inexcusable" in an op-ed published Monday, marking a rare break from the Trump administration's continued celebration of current testing efforts. ... More >>

The search for a potential mass grave from the 1921 Tulsa race massacre has begun
The search for possible mass graves from the Tulsa race massacre began Monday, nearly a century after hundreds of Black people were brutally killed by White rioters who burned and looted their community. ... More >>

A statue of the Virgin Mary was set on fire at a Boston church
The Boston Police Department is conducting an arson investigation after a statue of the Virgin Mary was set on fire at a church in the city's Dorchester neighborhood. ... More >>

Judges block six-week abortion bans in Georgia and Tennessee
Federal judges blocked controversial abortion restrictions out of Georgia and Tennessee on Monday, a pair of key victories for abortion rights advocates after a flurry of so-called "heartbeat bans" swept state legislatures last year. ... More >>

17 states, DC sue Trump administration over visa rules for college students
Attorneys general in 17 states and the District of Columbia have filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration over its guidance to not allow foreign students to take online-only courses this fall semester. ... More >>

DeSantis downplayed coronavirus help from New York after Florida health department praised it
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis publicly downplayed New York's role in providing his state with shipments of an antiviral drug to help combat the coronavirus pandemic after a staffer in The Sunshine State's health department had privately praised the assistance, CNN has learned. ... More >>

Analysis: Historians will likely rank Trump as one of the worst presidents
Poll of the week: A new Gallup poll puts President Donald Trump's approval rating at 38%. His disapproval rating stands at 57%. ... More >>

Amid rising coronavirus cases, the Trump campaign struggles to get its rally machine going
With just four months until Election Day, the Trump campaign is struggling to deploy what was supposed to be a chief feature of the President's reelection effort -- the signature Trump rally. ... More >>

CNN Facts First database: Hold them accountable
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'It's going to be really ugly.' Here come the big bank earnings
Mass unemployment. Surging bankruptcies. An unprecedented health crisis. And near-zero interest rates. It's a depressing time for America's banks -- and Wall Street is bracing for huge profit plunges when they report results this week. ... More >>

Another Disney park is shutting down after a surge in coronavirus cases
Hong Kong Disneyland is once again closing its gates. ... More >>

Chipotle is testing out a new type of rice
Chipotle is testing cauliflower rice as customers' tastes continue to shift toward healthier options. ... More >>

Woman meets biological sister for first time thanks to DNA testing
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Police officer seen kneeling on man's neck
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Student produce music video about the pandemic
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First child dies due to coronavirus in SC
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Boats catch fire at marina, police boat sinks
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7-year-old picks up playground litter
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Woman gets job at facility to see her husband
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Protesters camp outside police department
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Miraculous rescue at Wrightsville Beach
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Virgin Mary statue set on fire at Boston church
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Armed group gathered at monument to 'keep an eye on the statues'
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Husband killed during fight over gun with wife
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Nation's first black Priest honored after 123 years
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At least 65 people shot in Chicago over weekend
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Texas sheriff passes from COVID-19 complications
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Pandemic closures lead to spike in pool sales
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Police investigating after noose found in vehicle
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