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Washington Post:
‘The war has changed’: Internal CDC document urges new messaging, warns delta infections likely more severe  —  The internal presentation shows that the agency thinks it is struggling to communicate on vaccine efficacy amid increased breakthrough infections  —  The delta variant …
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Apoorva Mandavilli / New York Times:
C.D.C. Internal Report Calls Delta Variant as Contagious as Chickenpox  —  Infections in vaccinated Americans also may be as transmissible as those in unvaccinated people, the document said, and lead more often to severe illness.  —  The Delta variant is much more contagious …
ABC News:
CDC mask decision followed stunning findings from Cape Cod beach outbreak  —  Viral load of vaccinated beachgoers changed what we know about the delta variant  —  A week after the crowds descended upon Provincetown, Massachusetts, to celebrate the Fourth of July — the holiday President Joe Biden hoped …
Washington Post:
CDC breakthrough infections  —  An internal CDC document urges officials to “acknowledge the war has changed” and improve the public's understanding of breakthrough infections.
Wall Street Journal:
MyPillow to Pull Ads From Fox News in Disagreement With Network  —  Mike Lindell, CEO of MyPillow, says Fox News refused to run ad promoting an event linked to claims of widespread election fraud  —  The chief executive of MyPillow Inc., one of Fox News's big advertisers …
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The Daily Beast:
Trump: Jan. 6 Cops Who Spoke to Congress Are ‘Pussies’  —  DEFILE THE POLICE … Donald Trump has expressed anger that the officers blamed him for the riot he clearly inspired and speculated they were being used as pawns by Speaker Nancy Pelosi.  —  In the months since the U.S. Capitol assault …
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Jay Nordlinger / National Review:
America gone nuts, &c.  —  On air rage, extremism, Simone Biles, January 6, Iran, Fidel Castro, 800 numbers, and more  —  I have a friend who is a flight attendant.  I love to hear stories about her travels, and travelers.  Also, I send her stories I see in the media.
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Associated Press:
Ravages of COVID surge evident inside Missouri hospital  —  OSAGE BEACH, Mo. (AP) — Daryl Barker was passionately against a COVID-19 vaccination, and so were his relatives.  Then 10 of them got sick and Barker, at just 31, ended up in a Missouri intensive care unit fighting for his life.
Discussion: Raw Story
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Todd Spangler / Detroit Free Press:
Carl Levin, Michigan's longest serving U.S. senator, dies at 87  —  Carl Levin, a liberal Democrat who rose from a prominent Detroit family to become Michigan's longest-serving U.S. senator and helped set military priorities and investigate corporate behavior for decades before retiring in 2015, died Wednesday.
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Robert D. McFadden / New York Times:
Carl Levin, the Senate Scourge of Corporate America, Dies at 87
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:
Republicans moving to block University of Wisconsin virus testing, vaccination rules  —  MADISON - A Republican-controlled committee plans to block the University of Wisconsin from instituting COVID-19 testing, masking and vaccination protocols on campuses across the state …
Andrew Kerr / The Daily Caller:
Senate Republicans Demand New Hearing For Biden's ATF Nominee Following Racism Allegations  —  Every Republican member of the Senate Judiciary Committee signed a letter Thursday demanding a new hearing for President Joe Biden's pick to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms following allegations …
Discussion: The Reload
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Stephen Gutowski / The Reload:
McConnell Calls for Biden to Withdraw ATF Nominee as Judiciary Republicans Ask for New Hearing on Alleged Racist Remarks
Discussion: Twitchy
New York Times:
How Europe, After a Fumbling Start, Overtook the U.S. in Vaccination  —  Just a few months ago, European Union efforts were a mess, but its problems were temporary.  The United States turned out to have the more lasting challenge.  —  Early on, while the United States and a handful of others surged ahead …
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Jasmine M. El-Gamal / Project Syndicate:   Europe's Hijab Test
Glenn H. Reynolds / New York Post:
No, Karen, we're not masking again: A winning GOP message for 2022 & beyond  —  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's latest confused pronouncement about masks is another blow to the embattled agency, whose track record hasn't been exactly brilliant.
Donna Brazile / USA Today:
Joe Biden and I are Democrats who want Republicans to stay alive and vote  —  COVID vaccines were Donald Trump's greatest victory.  Yet Republicans are resisting and sometimes dying instead of celebrating him and getting the shot.  —  I've dedicated my life to working on political campaigns to elect Democrats.
Patrick Svitek / The Texas Tribune:
How Republican Jake Ellzey's bipartisan appeal, positive campaign helped him upset Trump's pick for Congress  —  Wright's coveted endorsement from Trump — which appeared so powerful in propelling her to the top in the initial election — may have contributed to her undoing in the runoff …
Politico:
POLITICO Playbook: Sinema's vacation plans, Manchin gets booed and megadonor drama  —  DRIVING THE DAY  —  On Thursday night, as President JOE BIDEN boarded Marine One, he made some news.  — First, he reiterated that immigration reform should be included in the reconciliation bill.
Discussion: The Mahablog, Breitbart and Townhall
Matt Dixon / Politico:
Florida officials defy DeSantis as infections spike  —  TALLAHASSEE — Florida's Covid wars are starting again.  —  Local officials across Florida are bucking Gov. Ron DeSantis and his anti-mandate coronavirus strategy as infections soar in the state and nation.
Discussion: HotAir, WESH-TV and Florida Politics
Sen. John Barrasso / Washington Examiner:
Democrats must work with Republicans on infrastructure  —  Words change frequently when Democrats are in charge.  Liberals are now called progressives.  Voter identification is called voter suppression.  Mothers are now “birthing persons.”  —  One word that should be straightforward is infrastructure.
Catherina Gioino / The US Sun:
LAX ‘Jet Pack guy’ spotted AGAIN flying 15 miles from Los Angeles airport at 5,000 feet as FAA and FBI investigates  —  A MAN on a possible jet pack was spotted flying 15 miles from Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday - nearly a year since a spate of previous sightings sparked panic.
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Haley Yamada / ABC News:
Pilot reports ‘possible jet pack man’ near Los Angeles
Discussion: NBC Los Angeles
Scott Wong / The Hill:
House GOP stages mask mandate protest  —  Nearly 40 maskless House Republican lawmakers walked across the Capitol and onto the Senate floor in protest of the Capitol physician's decision to reinstate a mask mandate in the lower chamber but not in the upper chamber.
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Mike Lillis / The Hill:
Capitol Police asked to arrest the maskless
Daniel Estrin / NPR:
A Tech Firm Has Blocked Some Governments From Using Its Spyware Over Misuse Claims  —  Israeli spyware company NSO Group has temporarily blocked several government clients around the world from using its technology as the company investigates their possible misuse, a company employee told NPR on Thursday.
CNN:
First flight of Afghans who risked lives to help American troops arrive in US  —  (CNN)The first group of translators and interpreters who helped US soldiers and diplomats in Afghanistan arrived in the US on Friday, even as thousands more wait in Afghanistan in increasing fear of Taliban reprisals.
Daniel Marans / HuffPost:
The Democratic Establishment Is Going All Out To Beat Nina Turner  —  And the left is desperate to get her over the finish line in Ohio's special primary election.  —  Moderate Democratic groups, donors and even some Republicans are flooding Ohio's 11th Congressional District with millions …
Discussion: NBC News, The 19th and HotAir
Eli Rosenberg / Washington Post:
Biden's planned vaccine rule meets resistance from large groups of federal workers  —  Groups representing law enforcement, postal workers and IRS managers issue statements raising concerns about a government mandate  —  President Biden's expected announcement of a vaccine mandate …
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Eline de Bruijn / WFAA-TV:
New order strips local officials' ability to set capacity limits amid high hospitalizations, stresses ‘personal responsibility’
Stephanie Clegg / ITEP:
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Discussion: Common Dreams
Phelim Kine / Politico:
Lawmakers: NBA players profiting from ‘slave labor’ in China
Matt Schudel / Washington Post:
Edward T. Pound, tenacious ‘old-school’ investigative reporter, dies at 77
Justin Rohrlich / The Daily Beast:
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Gabby Deutch / Jewish Insider:
Deborah Lipstadt to be named State Dept antisemitism envoy
CREW:
CREW files criminal complaint against Trump and Meadows
Discussion: Raw Story and Forbes
 Earlier Items: 
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Felix Salmon / Axios:
Get ready for more debt ceiling drama
Ryan J. Reilly / HuffPost:
‘Comically Minimal Ego-Stroking’: Inside The Bumble Takedown Of A Violent Capitol Rioter
Discussion: Raw Story
Miami Herald:
Florida COVID update for Wednesday: 16,038 new cases, highest reported since January
Discussion: Miami Standard
Emily Davies / Washington Post:
At doggie daycare, a pandemic puppy spends his first day without mom and dad
Wall Street Journal:
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Shelley Murphy Globe / The Boston Globe:
Defrocked cardinal Theodore McCarrick charged with sexually assaulting teenager in 1970s