☀ July 28: CDC calls for some to wear masks again and Biles’s Olympic decision

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Good morning! It’s Wednesday, July 28, 2021. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️⃣💉 CDC calls for nearly 2/3 of US counties to mask-up indoors

2️⃣🎖US star Simone Biles withdraws from gymnastics final, uncertain if she will continue at Olympics

3️⃣🏈 Doctors call NFL concussion settlement ‘junk science’

4️⃣❗ ‘This is how I’m going to die’: Police who defended US Capitol testify at riot probe’s first hearing

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Fourth stimulus check: What’s pushing for more payments? What’s holding it back?

While lawmakers are considering a fourth round of stimulus checks that would lead to recurring payments until the pandemic ends, there are forces behind it and also some that might hinder it.

FILE – This May 8, 2008, file photo shows blank checks on an idle press at the Philadelphia Regional Financial Center, which disburses payments on behalf of federal agencies in Philadelphia. Officials at the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service said Friday, March 12, 2021 that processing the new round of stimulus payments has already begun, with the aim of having the first payments start showing up in bank accounts this weekend. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

📅 What we’re watching

🔴  The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games continue.

🔴 President Joe Biden will visit a manufacturing facility in Pennsylvania. He will then deliver remarks on the importance of American manufacturing at 2 p.m. ET.

 🔴 The Federal Open Market Committee decision on interest rates is at 2 p.m. EST.

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