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The news to know for Monday, August 3rd, 2020!

What to know about:

  • TikTok's potential future: the latest on the president's threat to ban it and Microsoft's plan to buy it
  • an ongoing wildfire in California and a tropical storm on the Atlantic coast
  • another COVID-19 outbreak in pro sports
  • NASA astronauts' historic and dramatic return to Earth
  • the arrest over the largest Twitter breach in history

Those stories and more in just 10 minutes!

Head to or see sources below to read more about any of the stories mentioned today.

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Tik Tok’s American Future: NY Times, AP, CNBC, Axios, Microsoft

COVID-19 Crisis: Johns Hopkins, WSJ, Reuters, CNN, Axios

Relief Bill Negotiations: Politico, Reuters, WSJ, Axios, CNN

Marine Search Called Off: CNN, NPR, FOX News, Marines

Tropical Storm Isaias Update: AP, Axios, CBS News, Reuters

Wildfire in Southern California: LA Times, NBC News, ABC News, Twitter

U.S. Astronauts Return to Earth: USA Today, Axios, AP

Teen Charged in Twitter Hack: USA Today, The Verge, Engadget

Changes Coming to MLB Protocols: WSJ, CBS Sports, ESPN

Outbreak Hits 2nd MLB Team: CBS Sports, Sports Illustrated, Tweet

NFL Head Coach Tests Positive: CNN, ESPN

Google IDing Black-Owned Businesses: Engadget, The Verge, Android Police, Google

Libraries Become Popular Amid Pandemic: Axios, NPR, KQED

Monday Monday - Big Tech Surge Amid Pandemic: AP, Reuters, WSJ