NATION: For workers, there's no sign of what "normal is going to look like" in the pandemic economy.
NEWS: The "Church at Planned Parenthood" guy is proudly defying Gov. Jay Inslee's ban on in-person church services.
CULTURE: Coeur d'Alene's Summer Theater has scheduled a virtual performance for May 30.
U.S. death toll
75,662 people nationwide have died from COVID-19. (Johns Hopkins University)
Confusing and slow
Residents, businesses and state officials are trying to navigate the confusing and uncertain process of reopening commerce in the middle of a pandemic. (Seattle Times)
A jaw-dropping 20 million jobs were eliminated from the economy in April and the unemployment rate jumped to 14.7 percent — numbers not seen since the Great Depression. (New York Times)
The Trump administration has moved to stifle or downplay information about the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic as the president pushes for the country to reopen. (Washington Post)
A sixth resident of the Spokane Veterans Home diagnosed with COVID-19 has died. (Spokesman-Review)
Far more people have died in Mexico City from COVID-19 than federal statistics show, according to a new analysis. (New York Times)
IN OTHER NEWS...
The U.S. Justice Department's decision to drop the criminal case against former Trump national security advisor Michael Flynn, even though he pleaded guilty to lying to federal investigators, was unprecedented, legal experts say. (New York Times)
Suspects arrested in Georgia jogger killing
Two white men who were seen in a widely shared video depicting the shooting of an unarmed 25-year-old black man who was jogging in Brunswick, Georgia, were arrested and charged yesterday. The move comes two days after the footage went viral and more than two months after the shooting itself. (New York Times)