If a Republican wins CA recall race, will mask and vaccine mandates end?

Signs are shown at a rally for the recall campaign of California governor Gavin Newsom in Carlsbad, California, U.S., June 30, 2021. Photo by REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo.

If Gov. Gavin Newsom is recalled, whoever replaces him will face a series of mounting crises: wildfires, coronavirus pandemic, homelessness. What could a possible new Republican governor accomplish?

A federal judge says California's recall is election is constitutional, while the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upholds a Texas law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks.

Jury selection starts on Tuesday in the trial of Elizabeth Holmes. The disgraced founder of Theranos is facing charges of federal fraud and conspiracy.

​​The U.S. Open kicks off today in New York. Fans all have to show proof of at least one COVID vaccine shot, while players do not.

Finally, Press Play gets the latest jazz music recommendations.