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What We’re Reading Today: Fighting To Open Religious Services, Economy Now No. 1 Issue, Trump Takes On Twitter . . . And More

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Some headlines that caught our eye.

The Wuhan Virus & Reopening

Americans Fight Over Everything Else — Why Not Add Religious Services To The List? — Andrew Malcolm, McClatchy

U.S. Coronavirus Death Toll Rises Above 100,000 — Sam Meredith, CNBC

2020 Presidential Election

Biden Makes His Play For Sanders Voters — Andrew Solender, Forbes

Economy Overtakes Healthcare As No. 1 Campaign Issue: Poll — David M. Drucker, Washington Examiner

Least-Surprising Headline Of The Day

AFL-CIO Endorses Biden — Alex Gangitano, The Hill

The Trump-Twitter War

Twitter Places Fact-Checking Warning On Trump Tweet For 1st Time — Bobby Allyn, NPR

Twitter Wants To Target Conservatives — With None Of A Publisher’s Responsibilities — Sohrab Ahmari, The New York Post

Twitter Fact-Checker Has History Of Politically Charged Posts — Steven Nelson And Natalie Musumeci, The New York Post

Trump Threatens To Close Down Social Media Platforms — Tzvi Joffre, Jerusalem Post

A Death In Minneapolis

Minneapolis Police Officer At Center Of George Floyd’s Death Dad History Of Complaints — Erik Ortiz And Donna Mendell, NBC News

Russia-Collusion Investigation

Expose the ‘Trump–Russia’ Plot — at All Levels — Conrad Black, National Review

House Dems Adjourn Without FISA Vote After Trump Threatens Veto — Marisa Schultz, Fox News

House FISA Bill Suddenly On Life Support — Chris Mills Rodrigo And Jordain Carney, The Hill

Business, Economy After Coronavirus

Boeing Laying Off 6,770 Employees, With More To Come — Brianna Gurciullo, Politico

Bankruptcy Cases, Store Closings Pile Up As Coronavirus Wreaks Havoc For J.C. Penney, Hertz, Others — Nathan Bomey, USA Today

Fed Finds New Challenge For Economy: Workers Who Don’t Want To Come Back To Jobs — Jeff Cox, CNBC

Fed’s Beige Book Reports Coronavirus Pandemic Triggered ‘Sharp’ Decline In Economic Growth — Megan Henney, Fox Business

Boeing Resumes Production Of Beleaguered 737 Max Planes — Leslie Josephs, CNBC

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