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Monday Headlines: Two hundred thousand.

The CDC has now reverted its guidance on COVID-19, removing language added on Friday stating the virus can spread through the air. / CNN

What we've learned over the past six months of the pandemic: You don't need to disinfect your groceries, but you do need to wear a mask. / Elemental

As the US hits 200,000 dead from COVID-19, Trump says, "We have done a phenomenal job with respect to COVID-19." / AP

Watch: The Washington National Cathedral tolls its mourning bell 200 times in remembrance for the 200,000 people lost. / Kottke

Trump says he will announce his Supreme Court nominee on Friday or Saturday—likely to be Barbara Lagoa or (perhaps more likely) Amy Coney Barrett. / CNBC, POLITICO

Related: Notable opinions on guns, abortion, and immigration from Amy Coney Barrett. / Reuters

"This is what happens when the government fails." The future of our democracy should have never come down to one person. / The Cut

Amy Coney Barrett would destroy Ruth Bader Ginsburg's legacy—because again, the cruelty is the point. / GEN

"The two absolute worst things that you can do when you’re worried about this kind of crisis is hoard emergency contraception, and give money to Planned Parenthood." What happens if Roe v. Wade is overturned next year? / The Cut

ActBlue received a record $91 million in the 28 hours following Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death. / Axios

Related: Here's where you can donate to Act Blue's "Get Mitch or Die Trying" fund. / ActBlue

This spring, Biden's campaign trailed Trump's by $187 million. Now it has a $141 million lead over Trump. / The New York Times

A person suspected of mailing a letter containing ricin to Trump has been arrested at a border crossing in New York state. / CNN

Azar has barred the FDA from signing any new rules regarding foods or medicines—including vaccines—and reserving that power for his office. / The New York Times

"This marks just the second time in history that forecasters have had to resort to the Greek alphabet because available storm names have been exhausted." / NPR