Signs at a press conference over the citizenship question in New York. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg ruled on Friday that California's lawsuit against the Trump administration, which focuses on a citizenship status question on the 2020 census, can proceed, The Hill reports.

The details: Per The Hill, Seeborg explained California "could access records on how the citizenship question was added to the census." Critics have said the question will "discourage undocumented immigrants from filling out" the census. The White House defended it as " protect voters and specifically to help us comply with the Voting Rights Act." California was one of 17 states and six cities to sue over the citizenship question, which hasn't been asked since 1950.

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Sports in the coronavirus era might need an asterisk

Illustration: Eniola Odetunde/Axios

American sports leagues are back, and COVID-permitting, we're finally entering the period of uninterrupted sports bliss we've been anticipating for months.

The question: Given the unusual circumstances, it's worth considering how each season will be remembered years from now. So we pose the question: Do sports in 2020 need an asterisk?

What China's uneven recovery means for the U.S.

China and much of Southeast Asia look to be bouncing back strongly from the coronavirus pandemic as stock markets and much of the country's economic data are returning to pre-pandemic levels.

What's happening: "Our tracking points to a clear V-shaped recovery in China," economists at the Institute of International Finance said in a note to clients Tuesday, predicting the country's second-quarter growth will rise above 2% after its worst quarter on record in Q1.

Chief Justice John Roberts was hospitalized in June after fall

Chief Justice John Roberts overseeing the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump. Photo: Senate Television via Getty Images

Chief Justice John Roberts was hospitalized overnight after a fall on June 21, a Supreme Court spokesperson confirmed to the Washington Post on Tuesday.

Why it matters: Speculation regarding justices' health — given their lifetime appointments — always runs rampant, and this incident may have not been made public if the Post hadn't "received a tip."