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Coronavirus and obstacles for people living with cancer and the workers who care for them

In a conversation about how the pandemic is affecting cancer care, Washington Post senior writer Frances Stead Sellers speaks with National Cancer Institute Director Ned Sharpless; actor Patrick Dempsey, who founded a nonprofit that helps cancer patients; and cancer survivor Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan.

GOP convention in Florida will be scaled back next month

A letter from RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel announced limits on admittance to the convention, which will include indoor and outdoor venues.

Georgia governor forbids cities, counties from requiring masks as cases surge

Gov. Brian Kemp’s order voids existing mask mandates in more than a dozen cities or counties, while also extending other social-distancing restrictions statewide.
Travon Brown talks to the crowd gathered July 3 for his second Black Lives Matter protest in Marion, Va. (Earl Neikirk for The Post)
Travon Brown talks to the crowd gathered July 3 for his second Black Lives Matter protest in Marion, Va. (Earl Neikirk for The Post)
Travon Brown, with a blue megaphone, leads a Black Lives Matter protest march through Marion on July 3. (Earl Neikirk for The Post)
Travon Brown, with a blue megaphone, leads a Black Lives Matter protest march through Marion on July 3. (Earl Neikirk for The Post)
Confederate flags were waved near the July 3 protest. (Earl Neikirk for The Post)
Confederate flags were waved near the July 3 protest. (Earl Neikirk for The Post)
American Patriots Ride counterprotesters on July 3 drive past the Smyth County Courthouse, once the site of slave auctions. (Earl Neikirk for The Post)
American Patriots Ride counterprotesters on July 3 drive past the Smyth County Courthouse, once the site of slave auctions. (Earl Neikirk for The Post)

A teen led a Black Lives Matter protest in his small town. A cross was burned in his yard.

Travon Brown, 17, organized the march in Marion, Va. Then came death threats, a neighbor’s arrest and another, even bigger demonstration.

Confederate flag again flown over NASCAR race

The flag towed over Wednesday night’s all-star race in Bristol, Tenn., included a website URL related to a group called Sons of Confederate Veterans.
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Many campus health centers already provided substandard care. Enter the coronavirus.

At college health centers, students have long battled misdiagnoses and inaccessible care. This fall, they’ll face a pandemic, too. Medical supply shortages continue in the United States. And the power of a food boycott.
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Trump replaces campaign manager as polls show him trailing Biden

Plus, mask mandates catch on as states and businesses try to bypass a toxic debate, and a fight over nude swimming marks return of pre-coronavirus banalities in Europe.
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Michael Cohen is asked to sign agreement that may violate First Amendment rights, lawyers say

The former Trump "fixer" is back in federal prison after refusing to agree not to write a tell-all book.
The Technology 202
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Twitter just proved it can’t keep the accounts of global leaders safe

That has massive implications for politics and the corporate world.
Donald Trump attends grand opening ceremonies of the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City in 1990 with members of his family. (AP)
Donald Trump attends grand opening ceremonies of the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City in 1990 with members of his family. (AP)

Mary Trump says the U.S. has devolved into a version of her ‘incredibly dysfunctional family’

The president’s niece tells The Post his “clearly racist” behavior stems from a combination of upbringing and political cynicism. Her book about her family — which was published Tuesday and became an instant bestseller — so worried family members that the president’s brother unsuccessfully tried to block its publication in court.
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Trump shook up his campaign. The GOP can’t shake up what it needs to: Trump.

Republicans have spent three-plus years accommodating the president's impulses, which makes a true course-correction extremely difficult.

Wealthy, longtime Democratic donors boosted Biden

New filings now show the donors behind the former vice president’s cash bump, including billionaire investor George Soros.
Jamaal Bowman takes a photo with Janice Simpson at Lloyd’s Carrot Cake. (Michael Noble Jr. for The Post)
Jamaal Bowman takes a photo with Janice Simpson at Lloyd’s Carrot Cake. (Michael Noble Jr. for The Post)

How a middle school principal used the AOC playbook against a 16-term incumbent

Jamaal Bowman is one of two black, first-time candidates poised to reshape Democratic politics in New York’s suburbs.
A shopper stands in front of a vegetable stall at Sanyuanli market in Beijing on Wednesday. (Giulia Marchi/Bloomberg)
A shopper stands in front of a vegetable stall at Sanyuanli market in Beijing on Wednesday. (Giulia Marchi/Bloomberg)

China’s economy bounces back more quickly than expected from coronavirus

Statistics are not just economic but also political in China, though economists are upbeat.
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Barbados wants you to work from its beaches during the pandemic

Not all nations are closing their borders amid the coronavirus.

Another federal execution carried out after divided Supreme Court ruling

Federal officials in Indiana executed Wesley Purkey, 68. The court again issued orders after 2 a.m. clearing the execution to occur.
Armed homeowners Mark and Patricia McCloskey stand in front their house as protesters march to St. Louis in June. (Laurie Skrivan/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/AP)
Armed homeowners Mark and Patricia McCloskey stand in front their house as protesters march to St. Louis in June. (Laurie Skrivan/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/AP)

St. Louis prosecutor receives death threats as Trump defends couple who pointed guns at protesters

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner (D) accused President Trump and Missouri’s Republican governor of playing politics with a local criminal investigation.
A woman walks by the entrance to the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg in this 2015 file photo. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
A woman walks by the entrance to the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg in this 2015 file photo. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

Top E.U. court ruling throws transatlantic digital commerce into disarray over privacy concerns

The court said E.U. citizens are insufficiently protected from U.S. surveillance when their data is on U.S. soil.
The Energy 202
Analysis

The oil lobby is already finding fault with Biden’s new climate plan

They say his plan to mandate a transition from gas-fired power to renewables will hasten the ongoing decline of union jobs and add to the strife the industry is already feeling due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Yan Gomes, left, and Daniel Hudson won't be able to see their families much while playing baseball in 2020. (Jonathan Newton /The Post)
Yan Gomes, left, and Daniel Hudson won't be able to see their families much while playing baseball in 2020. (Jonathan Newton /The Post)

For Daniel Hudson, playing in 2020 means barely seeing family. He’s not alone.

Hudson's wife and three young girls will spend most of this season in Phoenix, where they live year-round. Around the league, and around the Nationals’ clubhouse, players and coaches are making similar trade-offs.
A mobile testing facility provided by the CDC in the District. (Win Mcnamee/Getty Images)
A mobile testing facility provided by the CDC in the District. (Win Mcnamee/Getty Images)

D.C. slips in key metric as region sees highest caseload in weeks

Leaders are monitoring a recent rise in cases in hopes of staving off outbreaks like those elsewhere in the country.

Using stolen identities, scammers filed 47,500 fake unemployment claims in Maryland

Gov. Larry Hogan (R) said none of the fraudulent claimants received payments, but a small number of legitimate residents in need had their benefits frozen during the investigation.
Bill Noble, a garden designer and landscape preservationist, has spent almost three decades developing his garden around an 1830s Greek Revival farmhouse in Vermont. (Bill Noble)
Bill Noble, a garden designer and landscape preservationist, has spent almost three decades developing his garden around an 1830s Greek Revival farmhouse in Vermont. (Bill Noble)

How do you cultivate a garden with soul? Hint: It doesn’t happen in a day.

A garden that is merely constructed — instant, overblown and derivative — will find true spirit elusive.
“Glee” actresses Naya Rivera, left, and Amber Riley perform in the “Duets” episode, which aired in 2010. (Twentieth Century Fox/Everett Collection)
“Glee” actresses Naya Rivera, left, and Amber Riley perform in the “Duets” episode, which aired in 2010. (Twentieth Century Fox/Everett Collection)
Perspective

Santana began ‘Glee’ as a typical mean girl. Naya Rivera made her so much more.

Naya Rivera brought heart to her portrayal of caustic cheerleader Santana Lopez in "Glee." The actress’s death, confirmed Monday, is the latest tragedy to afflict a young cast that has on multiple occasions been forced to mourn one of its own.
(Tom McCorkle for The Post; food styling by Lisa Cherkasky for The Post)
(Tom McCorkle for The Post; food styling by Lisa Cherkasky for The Post)

It’s everything but the bagel with this summer tomato tart inspired by a deli favorite

It's got an everything spice crust, herbed cream cheese filling and lots of juicy sliced tomatoes on top.
(Olivier Morin/AFP/Getty Images; Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
(Olivier Morin/AFP/Getty Images; Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

You can’t go to the Olympics, but you can chill with an Olympian through Airbnb Experiences

The festival of online opportunities will put fans face-to-face with the world's best athletes.
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