Happy Tuesday. Popstar Demi Lovato says that the term “alien” is offensive to otherworldly beings.
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🔥 An enormous solar storm will hit the Earth today and could affect power grids and cause an “internet apocalypse.”
🍼 Baby rice cereal sold at Walmart has been recalled because it was found to contain arsenic.
🏈 Jon Gruden has resigned as head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders after a hat trick of homophobic, racist and misogynistic emails came to light.
🧸 A new California law requires large stores to have a gender-neutral toy display in addition to boy and girl toy sections.
🛑 The Justice Department is asking a federal appeals court to temporarily block the Texas abortion law while it is litigated.
🇪🇺 The European Union launched its first green bond and raised a record €135 billion on the first day. It is a 15-year bond to invest in clean energy.
🇷🇺 Imprisoned politician Alexei Navalny has been classified as a “terrorist” but not an escape risk. Navalny welcomed this change on Instagram saying that at least he would now be searched less frequently. Did you know he’s on Instagram?
Coronavirus Update: 😷 Total confirmed U.S. cases as of 12:15 p.m. ET on Monday: 44,346,045 — Total deaths: 713,432