Hundreds were possibly exposed to coronavirus after someone at a crowded pool party at Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks tested positive for COVID-19. States continue to reopen, with some areas seeing a surge in cases and others preparing for a possible second spike.
NBC News’ José Díaz-Balart reflects on this moment in America. Today’s historic space launch reminds us “that we can still do great things.”
A Johnson & Johnson scientist tells NBC News’ Richard Engel that the company hopes to have the first sets of its vaccine available for use “early next year.” As the race to develop a coronavirus vaccine continues, there are new concerns about which countries will receive it first.
The mission was the first manned launch from American soil in nine years and the first time a private company ever launched NASA astronauts into space.
Attorney General Barr said “far left extremist groups” and people who travel from outside the state were responsible for violence at protests over the death of George Floyd. Minnesota officials said a majority of those protesters were not from the state.