USA: Everyone’s talking about Rep Justin Amash. Quick refresher: you know Amash as the Michigan lawmaker who ditched the Republican party and supported Prez Trump’s impeachment. Plus as the guy who formed an exploratory committee for prez a few weeks ago. Now, it looks like Amash is hoping to snag the Libertarian Party’s presidential nomination and face off against Prez Trump and Joe Biden in November. Big deal, since this could potentially be bad news for Trump in Amash’s home state of Michigan - a key swing state. Suspense, thick. In other news, Elon Musk is threatening to move Tesla out of California after the county of Alameda wouldn’t let the biz’s factory there reopen. Because, coronavirus lockdown.
PEOPLE: Recently, Little Richard passed away of bone cancer at the age of 87. The artist was known for being the founding father of Rock ‘N’ Roll - plus for his flamboyant style. Little Richard, who sang hit songs like “Tutti Frutti,” “Long Tall Sally,” and “Good Golly Miss Molly,” sold more than 30 million records worldwide and was one of the first artists to make the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1986. RIP. The world’s also mourning Jerry Stiller, who died recently of natural causes at the age of 92. Stiller, an actor and comedian, was known for his roles on “Seinfeld,” “Hairspray,” and “Zoolander” - plus for performing in comedy routines and on Broadway. You also know him as Ben Stiller’s dad. RIP.
AHMAUD: All eyes are on the Ahmaud Arbery case. Here are some new developments. Yesterday, Georgia’s attorney general asked the Justice Dept to take a magnifying glass to the handling of the case. Reminder: Arbery, an African American jogger, was shot and killed by two white men who allegedly mistook him for a burglar. This happened in February - and the two men were only arrested just last week. Now, it looks like Georgia’s attorney general wants answers on why it took so long for the suspects to be arrested. And speaking of which, Jay Z and Alicia Keys - among others - wrote an open letter demanding justice for Arbery.