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Coronavirus threatened to make a mess of Kentucky’s primary. It could be a model instead.

*/ ]]> Coronavirus has upended elections around the country since the pandemic landed in America, and last month, Kentucky was feared to be the next disaster. National figures from Hillary Clinton to LeBron James warned of impending [...]

Florida reports record number of coronavirus cases amid nationwide surge

A tour group rides Segways down Miami Beach, Florida’s famed Ocean Drive on July 4. | AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee */ ]]> Florida reported another record-breaking spike in coronavirus cases on Saturday, with 11,458 people confirmed [...]

In North Korea, Coronavirus Hurts Like No Sanctions Could

SEOUL, South Korea — On New Year’s Day, North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, called for a “frontal breakthrough to foil the enemies’ sanctions.” The strategy meant finding new sources of income, legal or illegal, and mainly [...]

Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump Moves Forward With D.C. Event

In North Carolina, the governor vetoed efforts by lawmakers to reopen skating rinks, bowling alleys and amusement parks. In Alaska, new workplace clusters are emerging, social distancing is on the decline and contact tracers are overwhelmed. [...]

Kim Guilfoyle, campaign official and girlfriend of Trump Jr., tests positive for coronavirus in South Dakota

Kimberly Guilfoyle. | AP Photo/Matt Rourke */ ]]> Kim Guilfoyle, the girlfriend of Donald Trump Jr. and a top Trump campaign official, tested positive for coronavirus ahead of the president’s speech in South Dakota on Friday, [...]

Congress stares down funding cliff for coronavirus aid

*/ ]]> As the U.S. enters its sixth month of grappling with the coronavirus pandemic — with cases soaring and unemployment claims hovering in the millions — Congress is again facing a double-barreled dilemma: how to address both [...]

Schumer: ‘We’re waiting until the end’ on July coronavirus bill

Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer said Friday Republicans are waiting until the last minute to begin working on a new coronavirus package. “The pressure on Republican senators is mounting. They’re afraid to buck Donald Trump, [...]

Northeast governors were ready to reopen. The coronavirus had other plans.

People walk through Times Square which adjoins the Broadway theater district in New York City during the coronavirus pandemic. | Spencer Platt/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> NEW YORK — The governors [...]

Live Coronavirus Updates: U.S. Leaders Change Course

As U.S. infections reach another record, leaders seek new answers and itineraries. As the United States headed into the Fourth of July weekend, officials were telling people to hold the partying until next year. The coronavirus has [...]

How to Redesign the World for Coronavirus and Beyond

See all The space around us 1 Build skyward. Gerdo Aquino is CEO of SWA, an international landscape architecture, planning and urban design firm. For the next few years, at least, we will need to find ways to improve social distancing [...]