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Coronavirus Live Updates: Markets Reel as Virus Spreads Across the World

Stocks continue to fall in Asia, but at a slower pace. Share prices in Asia slid for the second straight day, albeit at a more moderate pace, as investors took their cue from Monday’s sell-offs in Europe and the United States. The [...]

‘It’s Like the End of the World’

With the village emptied, they were running out of food, she said. The Syrian advance from the east has been so swift that many families were stuck, said Fouad Sayed Issa, the founder of Violet, a Syrian nonprofit relief organization. Violet [...]

Bernie Sanders on gun control: ‘The world has changed, and my views have changed’

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Sen. Bernard Sanders of Vermont on Friday defended his past positions on gun control as representative of the views of his “rural” state but said his views have now changed. “The world has changed, and my views have [...]

China Catches Cold from the Wuhan Coronavirus—and the World Sneezes.

Facebook Twitter Email Print The outbreak of infections from a novel virus that appears to have originated in Central China has elicited a storm of commentary, much of it uninformed. Opinions have ranged from predictions of a worldwide apocalypse [...]

World Leaders Gather in Jerusalem 75 Years After Holocaust: Live Updates

Poland’s president, Andrzej Duda, was invited to the Jerusalem gathering but declined to attend over a perceived snub: He was not given a speaking slot, though Mr. Putin was. The two have been engaged in a bitter dispute for months, [...]

UN report: 70% of world lives where inequality has grown

UNITED NATIONS (AP) – More than 70% of the world’s people live in countries where inequality has grown since 1990, including China and India, and growing inequalities are benefiting the wealthiest, a U.N. report said Tuesday. But increasing [...]

The World Saw This Australian Beach Town Burn. It’s Still Cut Off.

MALLACOOTA, Australia — Flying with gut-churning force over miles of charred bush land, the military plane had a vital load to deliver: 500 gallons of fuel, to help power a town cut off from the world. On the ground below, residents [...]

POLITICO Playbook: Washington returns to a world in crisis

Presented by */ ]]> The United States under President Donald Trump is facing international and domestic turmoil. | Joe Raedle/Getty Images DRIVING THE DAY AFTER A SOMNAMBULANT FEW WEEKS, WASHINGTON is snapping back into action, [...]

The very real scenario of a protracted, ‘bizarro world’ Democratic primary

*/ ]]> Democrats are now beginning to confront a very real scenario where the nomination — and the winnowing — will not be decided in states where campaigns have been plowing ground for more than a year, but in places and calendar dates [...]

It’s Putin’s World. We Just Live in It.

MOSCOW — Its economy, already smaller than Italy’s, may be sputtering but, two decades after a virtually unknown former K.G.B. spy took power in the Kremlin on Dec. 31, 1999, Russia and its president, Vladimir V. Putin, have just [...]