Opposition leader Juan Guaidó. Photo: Yuri Cortez/AFP via Getty Images

Venezuela’s government-stacked Supreme Court issued an order Tuesday prohibiting National Assembly leader Juan Guaidó from leaving the country, just hours after Attorney General Tarek William Saab requested that the court restrict Guaidó's travel and freeze his financial accounts, the AP reports.

Details: The chief prosecutor announced a criminal probe into Guaidó has been launched, but did not explain what for crimes the opposition leader — who has been recognized by the U.S. and more than a dozen other countries as Venezuela's interim president — is being investigated. U.S. national security adviser John Bolton denounced Saab's threats and vowed that "there will be serious consequences for those who attempt to subvert democracy and harm Guaido."

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Cuomo says all New York schools can reopen for in-person learning

Gov. Cuomo on July 23 in New York City. Photo: Jeenah Moon/Getty Images

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that all school districts across the state can choose to reopen for in-person learning because it has so far maintained low enough coronavirus transmission rates.

Why it matters: It’s another sign that the state, once the global epicenter of the pandemic, has — at least for now — successfully curbed the spread of the virus even as infections have surged elsewhere around the country.

Appeals court allows House Democrats to continue lawsuit for Don McGahn testimony

Don McGahn in an October 2018 Cabinet meeting. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

A D.C. appeals court on Friday allowed House Democrats to continue their case for testimony from former White House counsel Don McGahn before the House Judiciary Committee.

Why it matters: The ruling has broader implications beyond this specific instance, agreeing that Congress has the standing to sue to enforce subpoenas against executive branch officials even if the White House refuses to comply.

There's little consensus on TikTok's specific national security threat

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TikTok has become a Rorschach test for how U.S. politicians view China, with little consensus on the specifics of its threat to homeland security.

The big picture: Much of what D.C. fears about TikTok is fear itself, and that's reflected in President Trump's executive order to ban the app by Sept. 20 if it's not sold by parent company ByteDance — alongside another focused on Chinese messaging app WeChat and its parent company Tencent.