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Next week will be a big one for Senate committees investigating connections between Trump associates and Russia: Jared Kushner will be testifying in a closed session before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Monday, per ABC News, while Donald Trump Jr. and Paul Manafort are scheduled to appear in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday morning. The committee didn't say if their appearances are confirmed — a Manafort spokesperson said they'd just received the invitation and are reviewing it.

Why it matters: Expect wall-to-wall coverage for the open Trump Jr./Manafort hearing. All three men sat in on last June's Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer and other Russian-connected officials — the strongest evidence of potential collusion with the Russian government.

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Judge rules Trump's TikTok ban likely overstepped legal authority

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A federal court judge on Sunday granted TikTok's request for a temporary restraining order against a ban by the Trump administration.

Why it matters: Americans will be able to continue downloading one of the country's most popular social media and entertainment apps — at least for now.

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Coronavirus dashboard

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  1. Global: Total confirmed cases as of 12 p.m. ET: 33,156,812 — Total deaths: 998,696 — Total recoveries: 22,961,436Map.
  2. U.S.: Total confirmed cases as of 12 p.m. ET: 7,118,523 — Total deaths: 204,790 — Total recoveries: 2,766,280 — Total tests: 101,298,794Map.
  3. Business: Companies are still holding back earnings guidance.
  4. Health: The childless vaccine — Why kids get less severe coronavirus infections.
  5. World: India the second country after U.S. to hit 6 million cases

Facebook's latest headache: Its own employees' posts

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Facebook’s rules for what people can say on the world’s largest social network have been a long-term headache for the company, but now it faces similar troubles on the internal network its own staff uses.

Driving the news: As political arguments on Facebook’s employee discussion boards have grown more heated and divisive, the company ordered new restrictions on the forums earlier this month, which run on Facebook’s Workplace platform.

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