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Thursday headlines: Real spike, fake cow.

The US experienced its highest single day of new coronavirus cases on Wednesday with more than 45,500, breaking its April record.

A study finds cable news appearances by the White House’s coronavirus task force have fallen from 61 appearances in March to just one appearance so far in June.

States react with alarm to the Trump administration’s plan to end federal support for some Covid-19 testing sites.

New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut impose 14-day quarantine on travelers from hotspot states like Texas and Florida.

Meanwhile, Arizona senator Martha McSally wants to give each US adult $4,000 to go on vacation, assuming you’re not too poor.

Related: A portrait of pandemic pain from food bank lines in San Francisco.

The Eiffel Tower reopens after its longest period out of action since World War Two.

A map of American communities’ vulnerability to outbreaks, rather than their risk of infection.

On Tuesday, voters in Kentucky discovered polling places had been slashed from 3,700 to just 170—a 95% reduction.

Three men have been indicted on murder charges in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia.

Furor grows around justice for Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old unarmed black man who died after being detained by Colorado police, a forgotten case until recently.

Nikole Hannah-Jones makes the (convincing) case for reparations.

“This is akin to putting a neo-Nazi in charge of a UN human rights committee.” A history of racism implodes the romance publishing world.

Adrienne Maree Brown and Toshi Reagon launch Octavia’s Parables, a podcast about Butler’s two Parable novels.

Reconstructing the movements of two DC Army National Guard helicopters deployed against protesters.

How cops are talking about George Floyd’s killing and the protests still sweeping America.

Over 1,500 mathematicians have signed a letter urging the math community to stop working with police.

A judge has ruled that Rep. Devin Nunes has no right to sue Twitter over statements made by a fake Internet cow.

"The most hyped invention since the Macintosh," Segway halts production.

How to use Google’s latest feature to delete your data automatically.

In the '60s and '70s, Bob Damron's Address Books "became almost survival guides to gay and queer travelers."

Art experts call again for laws governing restoration work after another painting suffers a damaging and disfiguring repair.