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Jimmy Fallon welcomes New York Governor Andrew Cuomo during first show back in studio

Cuomo praised New Yorkers for “taming the beast” as the state’s COVID-19 infection rates went from being the worst in the country to the best, and condemned President Trump’s handling of the outbreak.

US carries out the 1st federal execution in nearly 2 decades

The US government Tuesday carried out the first federal execution in almost two decades, putting to death a man who killed an Arkansas family in a 1990s plot to build a whites-only nation in the Pacific Northwest.

Fauci back at the White House, a day after Trump aides tried to undermine him

A day after President Donald Trump’s press office tried to undermine the reputation of the nation’s top infectious disease expert with an anonymously attributed list of what it said were his misjudgments in the early days of the coronavirus, Dr. Anthony Fauci returned to the White House on Monday.

Fact check: Betsy DeVos claims opening schools is not ‘in any way dangerous’

Although children are less likely than adults to develop COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has nevertheless counted tens of thousands of infections by the virus in Americans younger than 18.

Trump aides undercut Fauci as he speaks up on coronavirus concerns

President Trump’s advisers undercut the nation’s top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, over the weekend, anonymously providing details to various news outlets about statements he had made early in the coronavirus outbreak that they said were inaccurate.

Mueller defends Russia probe, says Stone remains a felon

Former special counsel Robert Mueller sharply defended his Russia probe, writing in a newspaper opinion piece Saturday that it was of “paramount importance” and asserting that Trump ally Roger Stone, “remains a convicted felon, and rightly so" despite the president's decision to commute his prison sentence.

Trump wears mask in public for first time during pandemic

President Donald Trump wore a mask during a visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in suburban Washington on Saturday. “When you're in a hospital, especially ... I think it's expected to wear a mask.”

‘Sleepy Joe?' Trump struggles to stick a label to ‘Teflon Biden’

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden has been surprisingly hard to caricature — even for President Trump — in part because he’s largely stayed in his Delaware home due to the coronavirus outbreak while Trump has struggled to respond to the twin crises of the pandemic and racial justice protests.