Here's the latest for Tuesday August 5th: Trump and Biden will give virtual acceptance speeches; US officials dispute Trump's claim that Beirut was attacked; Virginia first to roll out pandemic app; New Guinea a biodiversity hotspot for plants.
Here are the top stories for Tuesday, August 11th: Russia approves coronavirus vaccine; Biden picks Sen. Kamala Harris as running mate; Mourning and clashes in Beirut a week after deadly blast; Hundreds of thousands flee flooding in Somalia. Here are the top stories for Sunday, August 2nd: Trump to be renominated in private; Thousands evacuated ahead of Southern California wildfire; Israeli police clear out protesters; NASA conducts first astronaut splashdown in 45 years. (Aug. 2) Here are the top stories for Monday, August 3rd: NYC prosecutor explains subpoena justication in Trump tax case; Federal judge calls for more pirvacy after shooting; Tropical Storm Isaias threatens Carolinas; California wildfire continues to burn. Here are the top stories for Sunday, August 9th: Massive biker rally in South Dakota as U.S. tops 5 million virus cases; Tensions on the rise over Beirut explosion; Lukashenko far ahead in Belarus vote; New Zealand marks 100 days without new cases.