Happy Monday. The Federal Aviation Administration is warning people to stop sneaking booze onto airplanes. They’re on to you.
In Case You Missed It.
🏇🏻 Bruce Springsteen’s daughter Jessica won a silver medal in equestrian sports at the Olympic games.
😳 Former President Obama’s “scaled back” birthday party was attended by A-listers including Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks, George Clooney, Jay-Z, Beyonce, Bradley Cooper, Don Cheadle, Gabrielle Union, Dwyane Wade, Erykah Badu, Steven Colbert and the aforementioned Bruce Springsteen. Wonder what the scaled-up party would have looked like?
🔥 The Dixie Fire in California is the largest wildfire in the country and the third-largest in California history, having burned through 4 counties thus far.
🇬🇷 Extreme wildfires are also tearing through Greece and Italy.
🍟 McDonald’s is asking customers to eat on reusable trays because they are short on paper bags.
🚀 China is testing “carrier-killer” missiles this week.
Coronavirus Update: 😷 Total confirmed U.S. cases as of 3:05 p.m. ET on Sunday: 35,751,261 — Total deaths: 616,778 — Total tests: 511,587,191
- What is the opposite of an anti-vaxxer? A multi-vaxxer. That is a person who gets multiple Covid vaccines.
- Canada will open its borders to the U.S. today for vaccinated travelers only.
- The New Orleans Jazz Festival has been canceled due to a record level of Covid cases in Louisiana.
- A watchdog group in the U.K. is investigating prices for Covid tests required for travel.
- Teachers' unions are calling for mandatory Covid vaccines for school staff.
- Hospitalizations in the south are reaching all-time highs for Covid cases.