The TAPS Daily - August 6, 2020


Welcome to The TAPS Daily - your source for some of the latest news, resources, and thought pieces from across the military and veteran community during the COVID-19 response.


Top 5 News Items

Today's Highlights

 

  1. Hiroshima bomb: Japan marks 75 years since nuclear attack
    (BBC News)
    Bells have tolled in Hiroshima to mark the 75th anniversary of the dropping of the world's first atomic bomb. But memorial events were scaled back this year because of the pandemic.
  2. Beirut residents continue search for missing loved ones: "We are scared that it might be too late"
    (CBS News)
    Authorities have said search and rescue was delayed because they feared a building might collapse and did not have lights to work overnight.
  3. New York Attorney General Seeks to Dissolve NRA
    (Military.com)
    New York’s attorney general is seeking to put the powerful gun advocacy organization out of business over allegations high-ranking executives misused millions in funds for personal use.
  4. U.S. State Department Eases Global Coronavirus Travel Advisory
    (NPR)
    The State Department has lifted its Level 4 global travel advisory, the highest warning against U.S. citizens traveling internationally, citing changing conditions in the coronavirus pandemic.
  5. Rodney Davis: Illinois Republican congressman tests positive for coronavirus
    (CNN)
    Illinois Republican Representative Rodney Davis tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday, making him the third congressman over the last week to report having the virus.
  6. Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tests positive for coronavirus ahead of Trump visit
    (CNBC)
    Ohio Governor Mike DeWine tested positive for the coronavirus Thursday before he was scheduled to greet President Donald Trump upon his arrival in Cleveland.
  7. This week marks 30th anniversary of first Gulf War
    (MSNBC)
    Historian Jon Meacham and the Council on Foreign Relations' Richard Haass discuss the anniversary of the first Gulf War.
  8. How Safe Is Your School's Reopening Plan? Here's What To Look For
    (NPR)
    As schools weigh reopening, here's how they can lower coronavirus risk.

 

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