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New Coronavirus Hot Spots Emerge In U.S. As Cases Hit 20 Million Worldwide

08/10/20 8:16 PM

As COVID-19 cases reach a new high around the globe, the U.S. notably struggles to contain the virus.

Antibody Testing Results Are Rolling In Across Canada. Here’s What We’ve Learned.

08/10/20 2:37 PM

Several provinces have released results of serology testing for COVID-19 antibodies.

Boris Johnson Told To Ramp Up Test And Trace To Safely Reopen Schools

08/10/20 2:33 PM

Weekly testing of pupils and teachers could be necessary in order to keep coronavirus transmission rates down, the children's commissioner says.

Lebanon's Prime Minister Resigns In Wake Of Beirut Explosion, Protests

08/10/20 1:33 PM

Anti-government protests erupted in Beirut after a warehouse explosion killed at least 160 people and injured thousands.

Prince Harry Says Combating Racism Will Take 'Every Single Person On The Planet'

08/10/20 10:41 AM

The Duke of Sussex spoke with Rashad Robinson, activist and president of Color of Change, about the issue.

Coronavirus Live Updates: COVID-19 Cases Top 20 Million Worldwide

08/10/20 9:41 AM

Stay up to date as we cover the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and its effects across the world.

Iran Shutters Newspaper After Expert Questions Official Coronavirus Numbers

08/10/20 8:34 AM

Jahane Sanat had published an interview with an epidemiologist who said Iran's official COVID-19 figures account for only 5% of the real toll.

China To Sanction Rubio, Cruz, And Others Over U.S. Action On Hong Kong

08/10/20 5:30 AM

The U.S. on Friday imposed sanctions on 11 Hong Kong and Chinese officials whom it accused of curtailing political freedoms in the city.

Hong Kong Media Tycoon Jimmy Lai Arrested Under National Security Law, Aide Says

08/09/20 9:38 PM

The prominent democracy activist is the highest profile figure to be arrested so far under China's new security law.

Belarus Protesters Clash With Riot Police After Fraught Presidential Election

08/09/20 5:46 PM

The city of Minsk erupted in pro-democracy protests as critics question exit polls showing a strong victory for authoritarian incumbent Aleksander Lukashenko.

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