Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. A MICROCOSM OF AMERICAN DISUNITY Places like Saginaw County, in the battleground state Michigan, have been hit with the triple shock of a pandemic, recession and an uprising against police abuse.
2. RED SOX DOGGED BY SCANDAL More than a dozen Black men have spent the last several years trying to get the team to listen to their claims that they were sexually abused by a former clubhouse manager over a period of three decades.
3. WHERE PPP WENT As much as $273 million in federal coronavirus aid was awarded to more than 100 companies that are owned or operated by major donors to Trumpâ€™s election efforts.
4. â€˜I WAS ALMOST WASHED AWAYâ€™ Soldiers rescue residents on boats as floodwaters flow down streets in southern Japanese towns hit by deadly rains, leaving dozens dead and several missing.
5. JOHNNY DEPP IN REAL-LIFE DRAMA The â€œPirates of the Caribbeanâ€ star is suing a British tabloid newspaper for libel over an article that branded him a â€œwife beater.â€