With a 13-0 vote, the Minneapolis City Council unanimously stands against the proposed Line 3 tar sands oil pipeline - joining the call for resistance from climate justice groups, Indigenous communities, and everyday citizens.
The governments of Mexico and the United States agreed on Friday to extend another border restriction of non-essential travel, which will expire on August 21 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The government of Canada has also joined the agreement.
The total case tally of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the United States has reached more than 77,000 in just a single day, the highest so far in the country. Some states have already ordered portable cooler or refrigerated trucks as morgues were already at full capacity.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden raised the possibility that President Donald Trump might be postponing the November presidential election as a tactic against him. Last Monday, Trump denied these allegations and called them made-up propaganda.
The United States, Mexico, and Canada are extending non-essential travels for another month to control the spread of COVID-19 that continue to affect the three countries that are sharing the same borders.