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Bolsonaro Takes New Covid Test After Attending July 4 Lunch Without Mask

RIO DE JANEIRO — President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil said Monday night that he went to the hospital for a lung scan and would take a new test for the novel coronavirus. He took those steps after developing symptoms of the virus, including [...]

In Trump’s must-win Florida, Covid-19 takes the lead

A health care worker administers a coronavirus test to a patient in Tampa, Fla. | Octavio Jones/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida reported nearly 9,000 new coronavirus cases [...]

In Iraq, a New Prime Minister Takes Stock of His Bloodied Land

Above ground, the villages and farms are home to some of the last surviving communities linked to the sects that populated this part of the world in the earliest years of Christianity — Assyrian Christians and Syriac Orthodox, as well [...]

Arrested for Waving Rainbow Flag, a Gay Egyptian Takes Her Life

But the police continued with a crackdown on gay people, even during the coronavirus lockdown. At least 17 people have been arrested so far this year, said Ms. Darwish, the researcher, some by officers using dating apps. Another source [...]

Danish Church Takes Over Heavy Metal Venue: From ‘Copenhell’ to ‘Copenheaven’

Patrick Kingsley, an international correspondent, and Laetitia Vancon, a photojournalist, are driving more than 3,700 miles to explore the reopening of the European continent after coronavirus lockdowns. Read all their dispatches. COPENHAGEN [...]

‘Like a letter carrier’: House takes historic plunge with first proxy votes

The U.S. House chamber. | Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images */ ]]> On Wednesday afternoon, Rep. Brendan Boyle of Pennsylvania quietly made some history. Acting on behalf of Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), Boyle was the first member ever [...]

Twitter takes a first stand against some Trump tweets — but ignores most others

*/ ]]> Twitter took a small stand against a pair of unsubstantiated President Donald Trump tweets about voting fraud on Tuesday by adding fact-check warnings, but the move was unlikely to stem the onslaught of criticism the company [...]

Trump takes mail-in voting grievances to Michigan

*/ ]]> YPSILANTI, Mich. — President Donald Trump arrived in Michigan on Thursday to celebrate a pandemic success story — a car manufacturer that overhauled its production lines to churn out ventilators and masks amid dire warnings [...]

McConnell’s GOP takes Trump’s election-year cues

*/ ]]> Mitch McConnell can’t afford any tension with President Donald Trump. So he’s doing everything he can to keep his fragile majority in sync with Trump and his explosive election-year playbook. Just three days after Trump [...]

Republican takes lead in California special election

*/ ]]> Republican Mike Garcia, a former Naval aviator, jumped out to a lead over Democrat Christy Smith in a special congressional election in the Los Angeles suburbs. Garcia took 56 percent to Smith’s 44 percent after the first [...]