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Int'l Herald Tribune
Jul 06, 2020

Are Protests Unsafe? What Experts Say May Depend on Who's Protesting What
Public health experts decried the anti-lockdown protests last spring as dangerous gatherings in a pandemic. Health experts seem less comfortable doing so now that the marches are against racism.

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Jul 06, 2020

Will We Be Hostages to Drug Makers' Covid Vaccine Pricing?
The United States is the only developed nation unable to balance cost, efficacy and social good in setting prices.

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Jul 06, 2020

How Badly Is America Doing?
And what else you need to know today.

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Jul 06, 2020

Live Coronavirus Updates: Federal Workers in the U.S. Return to Offices
The move could jeopardize progress in one of the few regions where the virus is on the decline: Washington. New data shows the pandemic's disproportionate effect on Blacks and Latinos in the United States.

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Jul 06, 2020

Four New Insights About the Coronavirus
A look at what scientists have learned about how the virus takes hold in the body and where the risk of infection is highest.

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Jul 06, 2020

Reflecting on Summer Camp in Our Campless Summer
The letters my children and I used to send to and from camp were little shots of treasure, containing everything we would use to put our family back together at the end of summer.

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Jul 06, 2020

What We Learned in 100 Days of Life Interrupted
Four first-generation college students in Newark, N.J., tell the story of the pandemic, their uprooted plans — and what they found out.

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Jul 06, 2020

Borders Won't Protect Your Country From Coronavirus
Rich nations need to help poor ones now. It's morally right — and in everyone's self-interest.

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Jul 06, 2020

New York City Enters Phase 3
Nail salons and tattoo parlors reopen, but indoor dining remains on hold, considered too risky given coronavirus outbreaks elsewhere.

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Jul 06, 2020

Progressives Doubted Joe Biden on Climate Change. Can He Win Them Over?
A task force designed to help shape Mr. Biden's climate plan has recommended that he embrace moving to 100 percent renewable electricity in 15 years and a rapid transition to energy-efficient buildings.

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Jul 06, 2020

Why New York Buses Are on the Rise in a Subway City
During the coronavirus pandemic, daily ridership on buses has surpassed the subway for the first time in over half a century.

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Jul 06, 2020

The Next Energy Battle: Renewables vs. Natural Gas
As coal declines and wind and solar energy rise, some are pushing to limit the use of natural gas, but utilities say they are not ready to do so.

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Jul 06, 2020

Our Cash-Free Future Is Getting Closer
The pandemic is propelling a shift toward a cashless society in ways that no other single event has. Experts say that's not necessarily a good thing.

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Jul 06, 2020

Everyone's an Antiracist. Now What?
Recognizing that Black people deserve dignity isn't progress.

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Jul 06, 2020

As the Virus Surged, Florida Partied. Tracking the Revelers Has Been Tough.
With the coronavirus exploding, trying to trace the contacts of every positive case has become unrealistic in Florida, especially among elusive partygoers.

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Jul 06, 2020

‘I Am Going to Physically Explode': Mom Rage in a Pandemic
Between coronavirus concerns, stay-at-home orders, financial instability and mounting civil unrest, it is no surprise that mothers are experiencing intensified anger.

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Jul 06, 2020

I'm a Direct Descendant of Thomas Jefferson. Take Down His Memorial.
Monticello is shrine enough for a man who wrote that "all men are created equal" and yet never did much to make those words come true.

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Jul 06, 2020

Living With Your Desk Mates
Five work colleagues, living alone during the pandemic, decide to rent a house in the country and quarantine together.

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Jul 06, 2020

How to Sell Your Rape Story
Is your story exceptional? Isn't the fact that it's not exceptional the most exceptional thing about it?

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Jul 06, 2020

(Let Us Out of This Clause)
At last, I had seen the true absurd hopelessness of things, laid out in flawless prose.

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Jul 06, 2020

Ennio Morricone, Influential Creator of Music for Modern Cinema, Dies at 91
The Italian composer wrote atmospheric scores for spaghetti westerns and some 500 films by a Who's Who of international directors.

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Jul 06, 2020

Can Cam Newton Be Superman Again?
Newton went from paradigm-shifting M.V.P. to discarded free agent. Joining the New England Patriots could give him the perfect relaunch.

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Jul 06, 2020

A Kennedy Wife and a Professor Compete to Run Against a Trump Backer
Stakes are high in the Democratic primary for a New Jersey congressional seat: The winner will face a candidate who defected from the party to support Trump.

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Jul 06, 2020

The Swamp Is Coming From Inside Trump's Campaign
Lobbyists like David Urban, whose connections start at the very top, are thriving as they help the president's re-election effort while aiding corporate clients.

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Jul 06, 2020

China Detains Xu Zhangrun, Law Professor Who Criticized Xi Jinping
The police seized Xu Zhangrun, an outspoken academic at the prestigious Tsinghua University, at his home early in the morning, along with his books and papers.

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Jul 06, 2020

South Korea Denies U.S. Request to Extradite Operator of Child Pornography Site
The Justice Department had sought to try Son Jong-woo after he was indicted by a federal grand jury in the District of Columbia on money-laundering and other charges.

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Jul 06, 2020

Bubonic Plague Is Diagnosed in China
An Inner Mongolia city puts control measures in place after one confirmed case of the disease, which caused the Black Death in the Middle Ages.

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Jul 06, 2020

8 People Believed Dead After Planes Collide and Crash Into Idaho Lake
All 8 passengers and crew members on both planes are believed to have died, according to a statement from the Sheriff's Office in Kootenai County.

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Jul 05, 2020

Uber to Buy Postmates for $2.65 Billion
The ride-hailing company's core business has struggled in the pandemic, and it is betting on growth of its Uber Eats division.

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Jul 05, 2020

Broadway Actor Nick Cordero Dead at 41 of Coronavirus
The Broadway actor's battle with the coronavirus was followed closely by many as his wife chronicled his experience on social media.

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Jul 05, 2020

Nick Cordero, Nominated for Tony as Tap-Dancing Tough Guy, Dies at 41
The Broadway actor's battle with the coronavirus was followed closely by many as his wife chronicled his experience on social media.

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Jul 05, 2020

Police Seek 2 White People Who Were Seen Vandalizing Black Lives Matter Mural
"I'm not so surprised that it happened," said the mural's organizer, Justin Gomez. "I'm surprised at how bold they chose to be."

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Jul 05, 2020

How Netflix Beat Hollywood to a Generation of Black Content
The company didn't set out to build a big library of Black programming, but now it's the envy of its rivals.

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Jul 05, 2020

Trump's White Version of History
For Trump, the truth about patriarchal white supremacy defiles the American heroes who practiced it.

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Jul 05, 2020

Fort Hood Soldier Vanessa Guillen's Remains Identified, Lawyer Says
Her remains were found last week, more than two months after she was reported missing.

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Jul 05, 2020

Croatian Prime Minister's Gamble on Early Elections Pays Off.
Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic ran a risky campaign based on his government's response to the coronavirus pandemic. It paid off, with his party's best showing in more than a decade.

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Jul 05, 2020

How to Keep Music (and One Another) Alive
If we want to experience concerts again, we need to support the artists we love until the pandemic passes. Here's how.

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Jul 05, 2020

How to Give Workers a Raise Without Employers Paying for It
There's a solution that can appeal to laid-off workers, their employers and perhaps Senate Republicans too.

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Jul 05, 2020

Comfort Viewing: 3 Reasons I Love ‘Grand Designs'
It's a bit like "The Great British Baking Show," but in this series, the goal is to build dream homes, not frangipani and iced buns. It's also deeply human.

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Jul 05, 2020

Iran Nuclear Program Set Back Months; Bomb Used, Official Says
A Middle Eastern intelligence official said Israel planted a bomb in a building where advanced centrifuges were being developed.

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Jul 05, 2020

Baseball Is Showing Some Early Optimism. How Long Can It Last?
As players return for workouts amid the coronavirus pandemic, cities with clubs have seen recent increases in cases.

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Jul 05, 2020

Atlantic Coast Pipeline Canceled as Delays and Costs Mount
The natural gas project would have crossed the Appalachian Trail. Dominion Energy, one of the pipeline's two partners, also announced the sale of its gas transmission and storage assets.

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Jul 05, 2020

Massachusetts Detective Is Fired Over Black Lives Matter Post
Florissa Fuentes of the Springfield Police Department shared a photo on Instagram of her niece at a Black Lives Matter protest holding a sign that her colleagues said was offensive.

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Jul 05, 2020

Trump Falsely Claims ‘99 Percent' of Virus Cases Are ‘Totally Harmless'
The president dismissed the severity of the pandemic, downplaying the effect of the disease even as infections surge across the Sunbelt and rebound in California.

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Jul 05, 2020

239 Experts With One Big Claim: The Coronavirus Is Airborne
The W.H.O. has resisted mounting evidence that viral particles floating indoors are infectious, some scientists say. The agency maintains the research is still inconclusive.

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Jul 05, 2020

‘Strategic Empathy': How Biden's Informal Diplomacy Shaped Foreign Relations
President Trump is attacking his record on China. But for Mr. Biden, it's part of a long history of befriending and sometimes confronting world leaders.

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Jul 05, 2020

Chicago Gun Violence Spikes and Increasingly Finds the Youngest Victims
Nine children under the age of 18 have been shot dead in Chicago since June 20.

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Jul 05, 2020

Seattle Protester, Summer Taylor, Dies After Being Struck by Car
Summer Taylor, 24, died Saturday night, a hospital spokeswoman said, and a second protester was in serious condition. The driver was in custody, the authorities said.

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Jul 05, 2020

Prince Andrew Sought Washington Lobbyist to Help With Epstein Case
Lawyers for the prince consulted a lobbyist with connections in Trump foreign policy circles. No deal was struck.

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Jul 05, 2020

English Pubs Reopen, Dividing a Border Town
Pubs are open in England, but coronavirus restrictions have not yet eased that far in Wales. So the owner of one village bar went to a rival establishment for a pint.

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Jul 05, 2020

Couture Fashion: Here's What Happened
Security guards. Musicians. Florists. Drivers. They make the magic happen. Here's what happened to them.

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Jul 05, 2020

A Trump-Backed Senate Candidate's Hedge Fund Disaster
Tommy Tuberville, the football coach and leading Republican vying to take on Senator Doug Jones in Alabama, had a tumultuous foray into finance.

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Jul 05, 2020

South Carolina Nightclub Shooting: 2 Dead and 8 Injured
The club, in Greenville, was hosting a concert on Saturday night despite state orders that nightclubs remain closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, officials said.

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Jul 05, 2020

Assessing the Real Coronavirus Death Rate: Live Updates
A solid estimate could offer clues on what to expect as the pandemic spreads. And thousands of residents of public housing towers in Melbourne, Australia, are subjected to a five-day lockdown.

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Jul 05, 2020

Tokyo's First Female Governor Sails to Re-Election Even as Virus Cases Rise
Yuriko Koike has received high marks for her visible presence during the pandemic, but the coronavirus's resurgence has raised anxiety in the Japanese capital.

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Jul 05, 2020

An Ancient Valley Lost to ‘Progress'
In his push for economic development, Turkey's president has flooded the archaeological gem of Hasankeyf and displaced thousands of families.

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Jul 05, 2020

China Dominates P.P.E. Manufacturing
Government support and protectionism have built a low-cost industry making masks, testing kits and other health gear. Other countries will find it tough to compete.

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Jul 05, 2020

Hong Kong Security Law Redraws Lines, Making Some Ideas Dangerous
In a city where China has made some ideas suddenly dangerous, people are trying to figure out where the boundaries lie, and how their lives have changed.

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Jul 05, 2020

We Now Interrupt Your Regularly Scheduled Convention Programming
Instead of the usual media circus, this summer's made-for-TV political confabs will have a whole lot less TV.

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Jul 05, 2020

How You Get Your Berries: Migrant Workers Who Fear Virus, but Toil On
Many laborers in New Jersey follow the ripening of crops up the East Coast. Each influx of new workers brings the risk of a fresh outbreak.

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Jul 05, 2020

Mexico's President Is All In for Trump
Mexican democrats will not forget Andrés Manuel López Obrador's reverence to the man who has maligned us.

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Jul 05, 2020

Why We're Capitalizing Black
The Times has changed its style on the term's usage to better reflect a shared cultural identity. Here's what led to that decision.

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Jul 05, 2020

Trump Hosts July 4 Event at White House as U.S. Coronavirus Cases Soar
Hospitals in Houston near capacity. Iraq's health care system is on the verge of breakdown. The Supreme Court rejected Illinois Republicans' request to hold big political gatherings.

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Jul 05, 2020

The Neoliberal Looting of America
The private equity industry, which has led to more than 1.3 million job losses over the last decade, reveals the truth about free markets.

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Jul 05, 2020

With Department Stores Disappearing, Malls Could Be Next
Brick-and-mortar retail was in the midst of seismic changes even before the pandemic. Analysts say as much as a quarter of America's malls may close in the next five years.

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Jul 05, 2020

Sign Up: ‘At Home'
How to live a full and cultured life during the pandemic, at home.

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Jul 05, 2020

Sleeping Outside in a Pandemic: Vulnerable Renters Face Evictions
As the coronavirus prevents people from going back to work and paying their rent, evictions have begun, often targeting vulnerable people such as unauthorized immigrants.

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Jul 04, 2020

South Korea Quarantine Hotel Is Targeted by Angry (and Noisy) Protesters
At one South Korean hotel, hundreds of quarantined foreigners are enduring noisy daily protests from local residents, who want them out.

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Jul 04, 2020

239 Experts With 1 Big Claim: The Coronavirus Is Airborne
The W.H.O. has resisted mounting evidence that viral particles floating indoors are infectious, some scientists say. The agency maintains the research is still inconclusive.

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Jul 04, 2020

Kansas Governor Criticizes G.O.P. Official's Cartoon Comparing Mask Order to Holocaust
The cartoon, which shows Gov. Laura Kelly wearing a Star of David mask as people are loaded into a cattle car, was posted Friday on the Facebook page of a newspaper owned by a Republican county chairman.

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Jul 04, 2020

Masahiro Tanaka Struck by Ball as Yankees Take Health Hit
In a harrowing first workout of the summer, the Yankees starting pitcher was struck on Saturday. Later, the team announced that All-Star infielder D.J. LaMahieu and pitcher Luis Cessa tested positive for Covid-19.

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Jul 04, 2020

At Mt. Rushmore and the White House, Trump Updates ‘American Carnage' Message for 2020
His ominous remarks were a concession to his political standing: trailing in the polls, lacking a booming economy or a positive message to campaign on, and leaning on culture wars to buoy his loyalists.

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Jul 04, 2020

DNA Linked to Covid-19 Was Inherited From Neanderthals, Study Finds
The stretch of six genes seems to increase the risk of severe illness from the coronavirus.

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Jul 04, 2020

Coronavirus Updates: Trump Hosts July 4 Event at White House
Hospitals in Houston near capacity. Iraq's health care system is on the verge of breakdown. As eviction moratoriums expire in the U.S., shelter becomes more precarious for vulnerable tenants.

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Jul 04, 2020

To Be Hungry in the Middle of the Pandemic
In the neighborhoods most devastated by the coronavirus, food insecurity has emerged as a major concern.

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Jul 04, 2020

Masahiro Tanaka Hospitalized After Being Hit by Line Drive
The Yankees starting pitcher was struck during live batting practice in the team's first summer workout on Saturday.

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Jul 04, 2020

At Mt. Rushmore, Trump Updates ‘American Carnage' Message for the Election
His ominous remarks were a concession to his political standing: trailing in the polls, lacking a booming economy or a positive message to campaign on, and leaning on culture wars to buoy his loyalists.

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Jul 04, 2020

Works for the Now, by Queer Artists of Color
Pride Month may have come to a close, but the wide-ranging pieces shown here have staying power.

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Jul 04, 2020

Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump Moves Forward With D.C. Event
Hospitals in Houston near capacity. Iraq's health care system is on the verge of breakdown. Experts call on the W.H.O. to recognize that the virus can be airborne.

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Jul 04, 2020

Why Did It Take the Coronavirus to Show How Much Unpaid Work Women Do?
Cleaning the house and taking care of children has real economic value, and women have been doing it for free for too long.

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Jul 04, 2020

With Beijing's Military Nearby, U.S. Sends 2 Aircraft Carriers to South China Sea
The deployment of an American aircraft carrier and its strike force is often used as a signal to deter adversaries. Deploying two at once is recognized as a significant show of force.

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Jul 04, 2020

What Hong Kong's Pandemic Experience Taught Uber About Other Cities
The city was among the first to close and among the first to reopen. But Uber's lessons there could be difficult to duplicate elsewhere.

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Jul 04, 2020

3 Officers Fired Over Photos Taken Near Elijah McClain Memorial
The Aurora, Colo., police chief said the officers mocked the death of Mr. McClain, a 23-year-old massage therapist who died several days after officers put him in a chokehold last summer.

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Jul 04, 2020

Trump Says He Will Create a Statuary Park Honoring ‘American Heroes'
The executive order includes John Adams, Harriet Tubman and Martin Luther King Jr. among those who would be honored. So would Billy Graham, Antonin Scalia and Ronald Reagan.

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Jul 04, 2020

Women Ask Themselves, ‘How Can I Do This for One More Day?'
Portraits of those who are making it work.

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Jul 04, 2020

Live Coronavirus Updates: A More Subdued Fourth
Protests in Arizona focus on new restrictions. England's pubs reopen, and Iraq's health care system nears breakdown. Experts call on W.H.O. to recognize that the virus can be airborne.

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Jul 04, 2020

As Coronavirus Slams Houston Hospitals, It's Like New York ‘All Over Again'
The death toll is lower, but there are echoes of March as cases spike, doctors fall ill and supplies run short. Now, Texas is trying to adapt hard-won lessons while addressing a new set of challenges.

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Jul 04, 2020

In West Texas, Lingering Distrust in Public Health Measures as Virus Spreads
Early in the pandemic, much of rural Texas had low case counts and few worries. Now, conservative areas are seeing a surge in cases, but distrust in government mandates endure.

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Jul 04, 2020

With Plexiglass and Piles of Hot Dogs, a Fourth of July Tradition Lives On
"They're going to be burping and groaning, and I'm just going to have to focus on my hot dogs," the winner of last year's Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest mused of a quieter, crowd-free competition.

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Jul 04, 2020

I Miss My Father's Mind
Was he one of the hidden victims of the coronavirus pandemic?

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Jul 04, 2020

Attacks in Somalia Leave at Least 5 Dead
Devastating assaults, occurring almost daily and often in the capital, Mogadishu, have put a strain on the country's fragile government.

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Jul 04, 2020

Making It Work
Women ask themselves, "How can I do this for one more day?" But they do.

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Jul 04, 2020

The Pandemic's Big Mystery: How Deadly Is the Coronavirus?
Even with more than 500,000 dead worldwide, scientists are struggling to learn how often the virus kills. Here's why.

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Jul 04, 2020

Coronavirus Live Updates: Latest News and Analysis
Pubs in England reopened after three months of being shuttered. And with the pandemic's economic fallout lingering, vulnerable tenants in the United States are facing eviction.

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Jul 04, 2020

Explosions in Somalia Leave at Least 5 Dead
Devastating attacks, occurring almost daily and often in the capital, Mogadishu, have put a strain on the country's fragile government.

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Jul 04, 2020

Severe Flooding in Southern Japan Swamps Nursing Home
Officials said that at least 15 people were feared dead as a result of the deluge and mudslides that struck the island of Kyushu overnight.

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Jul 04, 2020

Never Mind the Summer Heat: Earth Is at Its Greatest Distance From the Sun
During aphelion, our planet receives 7 percent less sunlight than in January, but changes in the planet's orbit are not what causes our seasons.

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Jul 04, 2020

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Jul 04, 2020

‘I Am Here to Prove You Wrong'
At Miss Muslimah USA, a pageant for young Muslim women, the complexity of modesty is on full display.

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Jul 04, 2020

New Trump Appointee Puts Global Internet Freedom at Risk, Critics Say
A battle involving Michael Pack and a U.S.-funded tech group revolves around software from Falun Gong, the secretive, anti-Beijing spiritual movement with pro-Trump elements.

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