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Rhode Island ends specific restrictions on New Yorkers — by making them national

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo | AP Photo Gov. Gina Raimondo wants out-of-state visitors to self-quarantine. By BILL MAHONEY and JOSH GERSTEIN 03/29/2020 01:06 PM EDT Updated 03/29/2020 02:48 PM EDT 2020-03-29T02:48-0400 Share [...]

Jewish Cemeteries Are Threatened. These People Are Guarding Them.

WESTHOFFEN, France — Some of the forgotten tombstones in the old Jewish cemetery look suspiciously whitened. It took vigorous scrubbing to get rid of the swastikas. The defacing in December of gravestones in the cemetery in Westhoffen, [...]

Three Russian oligarchs target Steele dossier, say spy ‘reckless’ in accusations against them

Three Russian oligarchs are targeting the Christopher Steele dossier with new evidence they say shows the British ex-spy displayed “recklessness” in accusing them. In April 2018, Mikhail Fridman, Petr Aven and German Khan filed a defamation [...]

Many in China Wear Them, but Do Masks Block Coronavirus?

Chinese authorities have encouraged people in the city of Wuhan to wear surgical masks in public to help curb the spread of the new coronavirus. The question is: do they work? Many infectious disease specialists say the cheap disposable [...]

Did the Killing of Qassim Suleimani Deter Iranian Attacks, or Encourage Them?

One of the many big questions looming over President Trump’s decision to assassinate Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani is this: Was it a good idea? Some Iranian officials have called the killing of General Suleimani — whose role in Iran [...]

Japan Loves Robots, but Getting Them to Do Human Work Isn’t Easy

ASAHIKAWA, Japan — Removing the tiny eyes that pockmark potatoes is dull, repetitive and time-consuming work — perfect, it would seem, for robots in a country where the population is declining and workers are increasingly in short [...]

Trump lauds armed volunteers who stopped Texas church shooter: ‘A big THANK YOU to them!’

President Trump on Tuesday applauded the volunteer security guards who stopped a gunman attacking the congregation at a Texas church. He said the attack, which killed two people, would have been worse if not for an armed citizenry. “Armed [...]

2 North Koreans Tried to Defect. Did Seoul Send Them to Their Deaths?

“We decided to expel them because they were atrocious criminals who could threaten the lives and safety of our people if accepted into our society,” said the South Korean unification minister, Kim Yeon-chul,​ who added that the [...]

Burisma means Biden? Diplomats say the link escaped them

WASHINGTON (AP) – Back in May, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, mentioned a connection between a Ukrainian gas company and Hunter Biden, the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, to The New York Times. Giuliani [...]

They Sought a Brighter Future in Britain. Instead, Their Families Are Mourning Them.

YEN THANH, Vietnam — Across the village, the altar tables have already been set up. In Buddhist and Catholic households alike, families have not waited for the final word on whether their daughters, sons, brothers and sisters are [...]