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Tuesday Headlines: Math is a four-letter word.

Trump doubles down on sending federal law enforcement to cities with protests—and says of the cities he's considering, all are “run by very liberal Democrats."

Portland, Ore., vet in viral video says he was struck after asking unmarked feds if they would uphold their oath to the Constitution.

Whether public statues are art or propaganda depends on the statue and the artist's intent—and it's not always easy to tell.

As COVID-19 cases spike in Florida, the state's largest teachers union sues Gov. DeSantis over the push to reopen public schools next month.

"The virus is clearly spreading." Math disproves the talking point that more testing leads to more COVID-19 cases.

The director of the NIH says that long delays in COVID-19 test results for Americans reduces the usefulness of testing.

Coronavirus vaccines out of Britain and China have shown encouraging early results in producing immune responses.

See also: "Scores of Russia’s business and political elite have been given early access to an experimental vaccine against COVID-19."

When dealing with a new disease like COVID-19—the progression of which we still don't fully understand—what it means to say a drug "works" is unclear.

Chinese companies are producing PPE through a controversial government program that allegedly forces Uighurs to work against their will.

Custodians explain how they’re doing their jobs in the age of coronavirus—without adequate supplies, protection, or time.

"Nearly half the incoming class is still stuck abroad." Hospitals are running low on young doctors because of Trump's visa ban.

The EU has reached a massive pandemic recovery deal for its member states.

A report from the UK parliament’s intelligence and security committee criticizes a lack of investigating Russian attempts to interfere in the Brexit referendum.

Greta Thunberg has won a new humanitarian prize, and will donate the prize money—one million euros—to climate causes.

Canada won't let the Blue Jays play in Toronto this year over safety concerns for traveling back and forth to the US.

Using 21st-century sequencing techniques, scientists analyze Civil War-era vaccine kits to learn how smallpox was defeated.

How the flat iron steak was invented: by using the infraspinatus muscle, which miraculously plumps up when cooked.

Book lover Ella Dickson is painting novel covers on rocks, which she plans to hide in her local library.

Watch: The pianist Lord Vinheteiro plays a selection of popular ragtime tunes by Scott Joplin on his 1915 upright piano.

Otherworldly photos of Brazilian waterways stained to reddish hues by the tannins of decaying vegetation.