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Coronavirus Live Updates: Russia Approves a Virus Vaccine

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 10:39
The first-of-its-kind announcement comes amid international concerns that the country is rushing approval for political purposes. Britain’s drive to open schools may come at a cost to other businesses.
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Are More Car-Free Streets in N.Y.C.’s Future?

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 10:16
The tension between "those who see cars as evil and those who see cars as essential" intensifies as social distancing puts a premium on space.
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SoftBank Claws Back Into the Black After Historic Losses

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 09:15
Asset sales and a hot stock market have helped fuel a rebound for the beleaguered Japanese conglomerate, which runs the world’s largest tech fund.
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Seattle Police Chief to Resign as Council Pursues Ambitious Plan to Cut Budget

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 07:48
Carmen Best announced her retirement on Monday night, hours after the City Council approved cuts to the police budget.
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Stephen Curry Has ‘Major FOMO’ in Life Outside the N.B.A. Bubble

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 05:39
Curry led the Golden State Warriors to the N.B.A. finals for five consecutive years, but now he’s not even going to the playoffs. “You miss it badly,” he said.
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Looting in Downtown Chicago: Police Arrest More Than 100 People

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 04:59
The city briefly raised most of the bridges to the main shopping and business district. Mayor Lori Lightfoot condemned the crowd’s actions as “abject criminal behavior.”
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Identical Twins With Two Very Different Destinies

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 04:55
A father looks to science and faith to understand his son's congenital heart defect.
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Unusual ‘Derecho’ Storms Rip Through Midwest

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 04:41
The powerful storms, which covered hundreds of miles, brought winds exceeding 100 miles per hour to Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois and Indiana.
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Fewer Airline Passengers, but a Higher Rate of Illegal Guns in Carry-On Bags

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 04:16
The Transportation Security Administration found three times more guns per million passengers this July than last, the agency said.
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U.S. Contractor Knew of Explosive Material in Beirut Since at Least 2016

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 03:21
An American contractor spotted and reported the potential danger at least four years ago, but U.S. officials denied they were aware of the findings until last week, after the blast.
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C.E.O.s Pledge to Hire 100,000 Low-Income and Minority New Yorkers

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 03:00
A new nonprofit, the New York Jobs C.E.O. Council, will work with universities, the city and other groups to create new curriculums and apprenticeships over the next decade.
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Trump Teases a Gettysburg Convention Speech. Experts Say It’s an Ethics Breach.

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 02:55
If he accepts his nomination at the Civil War battlefield, the president will be conducting partisan business on federal property.
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Trump Considers Banning Re-entry by Citizens Who May Have Coronavirus

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 02:48
Under the proposal, the government could block a citizen or legal resident’s entry if an official “reasonably believes” the person had been exposed to or was infected with the communicable disease.
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Susan Rice Was a Diplomatic Disaster

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 01:52
Joe Biden doesn’t need a running mate who has shown such poor judgment.
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Trump Led From Briefing Room After a Shooting Outside the White House

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 01:45
The Secret Service stopped President Trump in the middle of a coronavirus briefing and escorted him to the Oval Office. He returned several minutes later, and said there had been a shooting nearby.
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Jimmy Lai Is Arrested in Hong Kong. Freedom Loses Again.

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 01:33
The arrest of the media tycoon marks the most aggressive action yet under new anti-sedition legislation.
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Biden’s V.P. Pick Is Said to Be Imminent

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 00:37
Joe Biden’s advisers are planning an announcement for the middle of the week as his search concludes, people briefed on the selection process said.
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In Push to Play, College Football Stars Show Sudden Unity

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 00:07
The blending of athletes’ #WeAreUnited and #WeWantToPlay campaigns showed students asserting themselves in ways that have been uncommon (and often stifled) in college sports.
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What if Some Kids Are Better Off at Home?

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 00:00
For parents like me, the pandemic has come with a revelation: For our children, school was torture.
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Wayne Fontana, Hitmaker With ‘The Game of Love,’ Dies at 74

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 23:49
The song brought him and his British invasion band, The Mindbenders, a bit of success in the mid-1960s. Then he went solo, and the hits did not keep coming.
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