While hotlines are being created for people to report those not wearing face masks (ahem ... Ted Cruz), a pub in the U.K. is taking social distancing measures into its own hands – with a legit electric fence.
It's Ashley with more ~shocking~ news to know.
But first, a night at the museum: A few lucky penguins took a VIP field trip to Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History before its reopening. 🐧
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Two of the largest school districts in the USA will start school online only
As New York City provided a glimmer of hope amid the coronavirus pandemic – zero deaths for the first time in four months – two of the largest school districts in the USA announced they plan to start the fall semester online only. Sorry, kiddos. Citing "skyrocketing infection rates," the Los Angeles and San Diego unified school districts said it was not safe to reopen schools in August. If it wasn't already obvious that California takes the pandemic seriously, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced statewide closures Monday, including indoor restaurant operations.
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Florida reported another alarming number of cases: One day after setting a record for most new confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in a single day for any state, Florida tallied the second-highest single-day total seen since the start of the pandemic: 12,343 new cases.
The pandemic is getting worse, not better: COVID-19 is worsening globally, and a return to the "old normal" remains in the distant future, the head of the World Health Organization warned Monday. In Washington, President Donald Trump showed little faith in the CDC, retweeting a social media post accusing the agency of "outrageous lies."
Give it to me straight: The total confirmed cases across the USA has surpassed 3.3 million – and about 1% of all Americans have tested positive since the outbreak began racing across the nation a few months ago. More than 135,000 Americans have died.
'Glee' actress Naya Rivera's body has been found
Naya Rivera’s body has been recovered from a California lake following a six-day search after the "Glee" actress disappeared from a rented boat, authorities confirmed. Rivera, 33, is best known as the snarky Santana Lopez on the show “Glee.” She disappeared in the waters of Lake Piru after she and her 4-year-old son rented a pontoon boat at a popular recreational destination. Monday's tragic news falls on the seventh anniversary of the death of her "Glee" co-star Cory Monteith, who died in 2013 of a mixed overdose of alcohol and heroin at age 31.
Is Naya Rivera the latest victim of the "curse" of beloved TV musical series "Glee"?
What everyone’s talking about
Celebrities pay tribute to Kelly Preston, who died at 57 from breast cancer.
Washington's NFL franchise to drop its team name and logo after 87 years.
Women make history in the military. The U.S. Navy has its first Black female tactical fighter pilot.
Three people who traveled on a Delta Air Lines flight tested positive for COVID-19.
New York to out-of-state air travelers: Provide contact information or face a $2,000 fine.
18 states sue Trump administration over college student visa rule
Seventeen states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration e Trump administration Monday to block a new rule that would force international college students to leave the USA if they’re enrolled in only online classes this fall. Some universities plan to offer classes entirely online because of the pandemic. The rule could be devastating for approximately 1 million foreign students and the American universities they attend each year.
"I wouldn’t trust you to care for a house plant, let alone my child": Rep. Ayanna Pressley slammed Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on reopening schools.
"You can't do that": Fox News host Chris Wallace confronts DeVos on a threat to redirect funds from schools.
If it feels hotter than usual, that's because it is
A large portion of the USA is in the midst of a "dangerous" heat wave, and the extreme, record-breaking heat isn’t quite done scorching us. After a sweltering weekend, heat advisories and excessive heat warnings remained in place Monday across the southern USA all the way from Southern California to the Florida Panhandle, and there was the potential for more record-high temperatures and very dangerous heat indices, the National Weather Service said. Temperatures could come within a few degrees of record highs set as far back as the Dust Bowl era of the 1930s, AccuWeather said.
This is fine: U.S. heat waves to skyrocket as globe warms.
Stay hydrated: Here are 5 ways you can stay safe in a heat wave.
Johnny Depp says Amber Heard hit him with a 'haymaker' punch
Actor Johnny Depp accused his ex-wife Amber Heard of hitting him with a “haymaker” punch during a fight near the end of their marriage. As the “Pirates of the Caribbean” star wrapped up testimony in his libel suit against a British tabloid newspaper that accused him of domestic abuse, Depp said the fight came after Heard’s 30th birthday party – and after he learned that his former business managers had absconded with hundreds of millions of dollars. Depp sued The Sun’s publisher and its executive editor over an article in 2018 that called him a “wife-beater,” which he strongly denies.
Photos of the way they were: Johnny Depp and Amber Heard.
Firefighters, backed by helicopters, are battling the blaze raging aboard the Navy's USS Bonhomme Richard.
Houston Rockets star Russell Westbrook confirmed he tested positive for COVID-19.
Hong Kong Disneyland is closing because of the coronavirus, one month after reopening.
Biden is winning the young and the old in Wisconsin. Trump wins the middle-aged.
YouTube star Nicole Thea, who was documenting her pregnancy, died at age 24.
Your dog might be older (in human years) than you realize
A new study debunks the myth that one “dog year” equals seven “human years.” It turns out a 1-year-old puppy is actually 31, the study says. Some say the seven-year myth began circulating decades ago, maybe even earlier, but its origin is largely a mystery. How do you correctly calculate (🤓) your dog’s age (🐕) in human years? It’s a bit more complicated than multiplying by seven.
A break from the news
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🐶 This former foster dog has fostered more than 75 homeless cats and kittens.
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