NATION: As meatpacking plants nationwide shutdown due to COVID-19 outbreaks, certain meat products are becoming harder to find at grocery stores and fast-food drive-thrus.
NATION: A trooper pulled over a 5-year-old driving an SUV near Salt Lake City, Utah. He was reportedly heading to California.
U.S. death toll
A little over 71,000 people have died nationwide from COVID-19. (Johns Hopkins University)
A volunteer task force put together by Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law, fumbled its hunt for medical supplies amidst the pandemic, a new investigation finds. (New York Times)
President Trump contradicted his past statements that the White House's coronavirus task force would be disbanded, stating on Twitter that it would "continue on indefinitely." (New York Times)
Inslee v. Woodward
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee reportedly told Spokane-area elected officials on a Tuesday conference call that he wants to see the region have no new cases for three weeks before potentially accelerating its reopening process, according to Spokane Mayor Nadine Woodward. (Spokesman-Review)
Some children are falling ill with a mysterious inflammatory syndrome that is thought to be connected to COVID-19. (Washington Post)
IN OTHER NEWS...
A slew of new polling in states with competitive Senate races shows public opinion moving away from Republican candidates. (Axios)
Defending the accused
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos released final regulations for schools giving students and faculty accused of sexual misconduct more protection. Critics argue that the move will harm victims of sexual assault and harassment. (New York Times)