Tuesday's top stories


Voters cast ballots in Minnesota, Georgia, Connecticut, Wisconsin and Vermont

A polling worker holds 2020 presidential primary ballots that were dropped at a post office
Bob Herman
Aug 11, 2020 - Health

Trump administration buys 100 million doses of Moderna's vaccine

A vaccine syringe is injected into the arm of a man who is wearing a mask.
Alexi McCammond
Updated Aug 11, 2020 - Politics & Policy

Political world reacts to Biden tapping Kamala Harris as running mate

Fadel Allassan
Updated Aug 11, 2020 - Sports

PAC-12 and Big Ten postpone fall sports due to coronavirus

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Axios
Aug 11, 2020 - Politics & Policy

Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate

Sen. Kamala Harris passionately speaks at a podium with the Joe Biden campaign sign at an event

13 of Biden's former rivals to appear together at Democratic convention

IG report: Saudi arms sales were legal but didn't weigh civilian casualties

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Orion Rummler
Aug 11, 2020 - Health

Florida reports another daily record for coronavirus deaths

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Exclusive: Facebook cracks down on political content disguised as local news

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Ina Fried
Aug 11, 2020 - Technology

Nationalism and authoritarianism threaten the internet's universality

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The Democratic fight to shape Biden's climate policy

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Kendall Baker
Aug 11, 2020 - Sports

Factions form with college football season in the balance

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Democrats announce full list of convention speakers

The hard seltzer wars are heating up

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Why you should be skeptical of Russia's coronavirus vaccine claims

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends by a video conference

A quandary for state unemployment agencies

Animated illustration of the American flag with the stars shaking in fear.
Rebecca Falconer
Updated Aug 11, 2020 - Health

New Zealand reports first local coronavirus cases for 102 days

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern makes an exit after a press conference at Parliament on July 22
Miriam Kramer
Aug 11, 2020 - Science

The risk of branding NASA's wins

Illustration of The Moon with Make America Great Stickers “MAGA”

Death spiral for consumers

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Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian
Aug 11, 2020 - World

The end of Hong Kong's political freedom is here

Illustration of handcuffs, with one side containing the Chinese Communist Party emblem.

First look: New Trump ad doubles down on radical left frame for Biden

A combination photo of President Trump and Joe Biden.
Margaret Talev
Aug 11, 2020 - Health

Axios-Ipsos poll: 1 in 2 has a personal connection to the virus

State coronavirus testing plans fall short of demand

Axios
Updated Aug 11, 2020 - Politics & Policy

Trump whisked out of press briefing after shooting outside White House

Dave Lawler
Updated Aug 11, 2020 - World

Protests in Belarus turn deadly following sham election

 Law enforcement officers guard a street during a protest against the results of the 2020 Belarusian presidential election.
Rebecca Falconer
Updated Aug 11, 2020 - World

Trump administration: Jimmy Lai's arrest marks Beijing's "latest violation" on Hong Kong

Millionaire media tycoon Jimmy Lai, 72, poses during an interview with AFP at the Next Digital offices in Hong Kong in June.

A big hiring pledge from New York CEOs

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AOC to speak at Democratic convention

 Representative Alexandria Ocasio Cortez (D-NY) speaks at a press conference at Corona Plaza in Queens on April 14, 2020 in New York City.