Trump’s angry reaction to court underscores political risk

The Supreme Court decisions could give Democrats, including Joe Biden, more ammunition in their attempts to raise ethical questions about a president who has fought relentlessly to keep his financial records out of the public eye.

Trump sidelines health advisers in rift over coronavirus response

An email from an HHS adviser accusing the CDC of “undermining the President” offers a window into pressure on the nation’s public health agency.

With coronavirus science still iffy, U.S. schools prepare to reopen

This pivotal moment comes as scientists are still trying to understand how the virus affects children and how children affect the spread of the virus.
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Virtual try-ons are replacing fitting rooms during the pandemic

Retailers are trying to re-create the in-store experience while avoiding interaction, but privacy experts warn the technology could also expose valuable personal and biometric data.

Six months, six countries, six families — and one unrelenting, unforgiving epidemic

In far-flung corners of the planet, six families, like millions of others, would struggle to ride out the wave of the pandemic. This account, detailed in dozens of interviews over several months, is their story — and the world’s.
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Missing 'Glee' actress Naya Rivera presumed dead at 33
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Will we ever see Trump’s taxes?

The Supreme Court has ruled that a New York prosecutor can subpoena Trump’s tax records. Plus, how a nursing home administered a cocktail of unapproved drugs to its residents. And a music critic ventures out to hear live music.
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Biden offers $700 billion economic plan that contrasts with Trump’s ‘America First’ agenda

Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, proposed spending on American products and research, offering his own brand of economic nationalism to compete with President Trump’s and setting the stage for an election-year showdown over the economy.

Trump administration’s approach to testing is chaotic, states say

Labs and state officials said they were unsure who in the federal government to contact about supply issues.

Michael Cohen taken back into federal custody

The Bureau of Prisons said in a statement that the president’s former personal lawyer had “refused the conditions of his home confinement.” He was spotted outside a Manhattan restaurant last week.
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Trump’s campaign can’t escape pandemic

A surge in Tulsa. A surge in Jacksonville. The pandemic is spreading, whether the president wants to admit it or not.
Geoffrey S. Berman, the former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, is seen June 20 outside his office in New York. (AP)
Geoffrey S. Berman, the former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, is seen June 20 outside his office in New York. (AP)

Ousted U.S. attorney who investigated Trump associates says Barr pushed him to resign and take another job

Geoffrey Berman, who testified privately before the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday, described in a written statement the unusual sequence of events that led to his departure June 20. “The Attorney General said that if I did not resign from my position I would be fired,” he said in his statement.
Notre Dame Cathedral burns on April 15, 2019 in Paris. (AFP/Getty Images)
Notre Dame Cathedral burns on April 15, 2019 in Paris. (AFP/Getty Images)

Notre Dame to be rebuilt as it was before fire, French government says

President Emmanuel Macron did not want “to complicate the issue” with a contemporary gesture, according to an Élysée official. But the plans will include an apparent concession to those who preferred a more modern design.

Seoul mayor found dead amid harassment claim, police say

Park Won-soon was found dead on Friday after his secretary accused him of sexual harassment earlier in the week, police said. They said there was no sign of foul play in his death.

Judge wants Flynn case revived, with review of Justice Dept. dismissal

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit will decide whether to revisit U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan’s plan to examine whether the federal government’s move to undo former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s guilty plea is in the public interest.

Justice Dept. says Stone should go to prison Tuesday

An appeals court is reviewing Roger Stone’s request for a two-month extension to Sept. 3.
President Trump talks to reporters about Hurricane Dorian on Sept. 4, 2019. (AP)
President Trump talks to reporters about Hurricane Dorian on Sept. 4, 2019. (AP)

Investigation rebukes Commerce Dept. for siding with Trump over forecasters during Hurricane Dorian

The inspector general’s delayed and harshly critical report lays out how political pressure from the White House led to a poorly crafted and unsigned statement from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration last September.

Dow drops more than 300 points as new cases of covid-19 increase

Walgreens, which disclosed sharp declines in overseas revenue, was one of the biggest drags on the Dow Jones industrial average. But most of the giant tech companies were up slightly in midday trading.

Another 1.3 million people applied for new jobless benefits last week

The weekly number of Americans applying for unemployment insurance has remained above 1 million for 16 weeks.
A Sur La Table store in June 2018, in Dublin, Calif. (iStock)
A Sur La Table store in June 2018, in Dublin, Calif. (iStock)

Sur La Table files for bankruptcy, will close dozens of stores

The Seattle-based kitchenware company, popular for its in-store cooking classes, is looking for new owner.

To Native American groups, Redskins name is ‘worst offender.’ They hope for more changes.

The Cleveland Indians have announced plans to reconsider their name, and other teams with Native American iconography may eventually follow suit.
Gabriel Granados of Hillcrest High School in Dallas throws during a 2018 practice. (Andy Jacobsohn for The Post)
Gabriel Granados of Hillcrest High School in Dallas throws during a 2018 practice. (Andy Jacobsohn for The Post)

Texas high school football in doubt after Dallas schools leader’s comments

“That’s a true contact sport, I don’t see how we can pull that off,” the Dallas Independent School District superintendent told MSNBC Thursday.

MLB flew Dominican players to the U.S. for restart but didn’t test them for coronavirus first

Six Nationals players are in isolation after taking an MLB-chartered flight from the Dominican Republic to Miami.

Big Ten moves all fall sports, including football, to conference-only schedules

The league becomes the first Power Five conference to make such a move, saying it allows for “the greatest flexibility to adjust its own operations throughout the season.”

Take it from the Wizards: Redskins name change won’t make everyone happy

A former Washington Bullets executive says fans would have warmed to the new name sooner if the Wizards had enjoyed more on-court success.

Suspect charged in boy’s killing at anti-violence cookout

Davon McNeal was struck in the head by a bullet fired July 4 in Anacostia.The boy’s killing, which came amid a surge of violence in the District, sparked family and community members to march in the street in outrage.
Healthcare workers check in patients at a drive-through coronavirus testing site last month in Arlington. (Bloomberg)
Healthcare workers check in patients at a drive-through coronavirus testing site last month in Arlington. (Bloomberg)

Anne Arundel issues region’s strictest mask mandate as area sees four-day rise in cases

Other key metrics, however, are holding steady or continuing to trend downward — but local officials still urged caution among residents as restrictions are lifted.

Montgomery’s Elrich unveils $66 million in budget cuts, including trims to police, mass transit

The proposal, which must be approved by the county council, comes ahead of projected revenue losses caused by the pandemic.
Akua’s “Lucid Dreams” is one memorable cut from “HOA010.” (Tyler Jones)
Akua’s “Lucid Dreams” is one memorable cut from “HOA010.” (Tyler Jones)
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A new generation of black artists is reclaiming the roots of techno music

How the HAUS of ALTR label is fighting “white supremacy in electronic music.”
From left, Erika Alexander, Queen Latifah, Kim Fields and Kim Coles on an episode of “Living Single,” which ran from 1993 through 1998. (Everett Collection)
From left, Erika Alexander, Queen Latifah, Kim Fields and Kim Coles on an episode of “Living Single,” which ran from 1993 through 1998. (Everett Collection)
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Why did it take so long for black sitcoms like ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ and ‘Living Single’ to stream?

Shows such as “Martin” and “Moesha” are hardly the only classic black sitcoms gathering dust instead of collecting checks from Hulu, Netflix, HBO Max and others.

Unpacking the controversy around the erotic thriller ‘365 Days’

Critics of the popular film, available to stream on Netflix, have said it glamorizes rape and sex trafficking.
Coronavirus cake baked by Classy Girl Cupcakes in Wisconsin.
Coronavirus cake baked by Classy Girl Cupcakes in Wisconsin.

Covid-shaped confections are popping up around the world

People are re-creating the virus in buttercream, fondant and candy.
The Milky Way over the dock at Redfish Lake in the Central Idaho Dark Sky Reserve. (Travis D. Amick)
The Milky Way over the dock at Redfish Lake in the Central Idaho Dark Sky Reserve. (Travis D. Amick)

At the Central Idaho Dark Sky Reserve, socially distanced stargazing

This remote 1,416-square-mile territory boasts the clearest skies in the continental United States.
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