This 6 Augustus 2020 video says about itself:
Millions in US face eviction amid COVID-19 crisis
Millions of people who rent their homes in the United States are facing eviction amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Al Jazeera’s Andy Gallacher reports from Miami in the US.
The first data on kids, COVID-19 and race are here, and it’s not good.
GEORGIA SCHOOLS REOPEN TO PACKED HALLWAYS AND STUDENTS WITH COVID-19 Reopened schools in Georgia’s Paulding and Cherokee counties drew negative attention this week after viral photographs appeared to show students packing hallways with little regard for social distancing or mask-wearing. The most prominent images were taken on Tuesday by a 10th grader in North Paulding High School. Prior to schools reopening on Monday, North Paulding High School’s principal Gabe Carmona sent a letter to parents alerting them that members of the football team had contracted COVID-19, not specifying the numbers or the severity of their cases. [HuffPost]
FAUCI HIRES SECURITY TO PROTECT DAUGHTERS Dr. Anthony Fauci said he’s had to hire security guards to protect himself and his family after receiving death threats from people who object to his work on the coronavirus pandemic and the science behind regulations. During a livestreamed talk with CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta hosted by Harvard’s School of Public Health, the infectious disease expert said he was taken aback by the harassment he and his family have received in the last few months. [HuffPost]
First major college football team cancels season due to coronavirus.
TENNESSEE JUSTICE: VOTERS CAN’T REQUEST MAIL-IN BALLOTS DUE TO COVID FEARS Tennessee’s Supreme Court overturned the option for all eligible voters to cast their ballots by mail due to the coronavirus pandemic. In a 4-1 decision, the state’s high court said voters’ fears of COVID-19 could not be cited as a reason to request an absentee ballot after a judge said in June all of Tennessee’s 4.1 million registered voters should be given the option to vote by mail. Meanwhile in Iowa, Gov. Kim Reynolds signed an executive order restoring the right to vote to many state residents with felony convictions. [HuffPost]
FOX NEWS DOCTOR BOASTS THAT TRUMP IS ‘COGNITIVELY ADVANCED’ The Fox News doctor who once said the “worst-case scenario” for the coronavirus was that it “could be the flu” is now boasting of Trump’s cognitive skills. Dr. Marc Siegel said Trump is “very cognitively advanced,” a conclusion he reached because he spent an hour with the president during an interview last month. That was the infamous interview in which Trump bragged of acing a cognitive test in part by remembering “person, woman, man, camera, TV” in order, a feat he claimed wowed his doctors. [HuffPost]