Trump signs order to pull liability shield from social media companies » President Trump used his pen Thursday to fire back at Twitter and other social media platforms. He signed an executive order that he said is aimed at holding social media companies accountable for policing speech in a politically partisan way.
Pompeo says Hong Kong no longer autonomous from China » Secretary of State of Mike Pompeo notified Congress on Wednesday that in the eyes of the Trump administration, Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from mainland China.
Deaths drop in N.Y. as trading floor reopens on Wall St. » In a Tuesday press conference, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said his state is turning the corner in the battle against the coronavirus.
U.S. bans travel from Brazil amid COVID-19 outbreak » The White House has announced that it’s banning travel to the United States from Brazil. The move came just hours after National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien noted a worsening COVID-19 crisis there.
North Carolina, Michigan, Nashville among areas taking new steps toward reopening » North Carolina is moving to Phase 2 today—allowing restaurants, salons and other businesses to reopen at limited capacity.
Flood waters overtake Michigan dams » Record high flood waters have overtaken dams in central Michigan, sending a wall of water downstream and forcing 10,000 people to flee the area.
Many states loosen coronavirus restrictions this week » It’s a big week for reopening across the country. Almost half of all states are loosening restraints in some form this week.
HHS secretary says reopening is successful this far, ambitious vaccine push is realistic » So far, so good for states reopening for business. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said Sunday that right now health authorities are not seeing spikes of COVID-19 cases in areas that are reopening. He told CBS’s Face the Nation…