President Trump staged a political rally at the White House on Friday to formally accept his party’s nomination. More than a thousand people packed the South Lawn for the final night of the Republican National Convention — while others protested just outside.

  • Plus, as more people move to coastal cities, the damages from storms like Hurricane Laura will intensify.
  • And, thousands are expected to gather in Washington, D.C., for the 57th anniversary of the March on Washington.

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The campaigns prep for the debate

The first presidential debate of the 2020 campaign is looming. President Trump has been preparing to veer attention toward the recent nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. Joe Biden will try to emphasize the Trump administration's poor handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Coronavirus dashboard

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  1. Global: Total confirmed cases as of 10:30 a.m. ET: 33,417,386 — Total deaths: 1,002,864 — Total recoveries: 23,193,238Map.
  2. U.S.: Total confirmed cases as of 10:30 a.m. ET: 7,150,824 — Total deaths: 205,107 — Total recoveries: 2,794,608 — Total tests: 102,342,416Map.
  3. Health: Americans won't take Trump's word on the vaccine, Axios-Ipsos poll finds.
  4. Media: Fauci: Some of what Fox News reports about COVID-19 is "outlandish"
  5. States: Cuomo extends New York moratorium on evictions until 2021.
  6. World: More than 1 million people have now died from coronavirus — India the second country after U.S. to hit 6 million cases.