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George Floyd Protests in Minneapolis: Live Updates

Protesters breached a police precinct, clashing with officers as demonstrations escalated for a third night after Mr. Floyd’s death. Rallies were also held around the country.

National Guard Called as Minneapolis Erupts in Solidarity for George Floyd

Violence in the streets prompts officials to call in troops and vow a swift federal review of troubling videotaped arrest.

Coronavirus Live: Global Updates

The Boston Marathon has been canceled for the first time. A French study found that 1 in 10 diabetic Covid-19 patients died within a week of hospitalization.

As Hot Spots Shift, Pandemic Enters a New Phase

Some Americans face economic ruin with government aid set to end. Masks become a flash point for businesses, and the C.D.C. proposes changes that would remake the workplace.

Knights of Columbus Founder Moves a Step Closer to Sainthood

Pope Francis has credited a miracle to the Rev. Michael J. McGivney, a Connecticut priest who died in the flu pandemic of 1889-90 at 38.

Why President Trump's Order on Social Media Could Harm Him

Without certain liability protections, companies like Twitter would have to be more aggressive about policing messages that press the boundaries — like the president’s.

Pompeo Releases Letter Clearing Him of Violating Law With Kansas Trips

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also criticized Senator Robert Menendez, Democrat of New Jersey, who has opened an investigation into the firing of the State Department inspector general.

C.D.C. Suggests Big Changes to Offices: Temperature Checks and Desk Shields

Temperature checks, desk shields and no public transit: The guidelines would remake office life. Some may decide it’s easier to keep employees at home.

Trump Signs Executive Order on Social Media, Claiming to Protect ‘Free Speech’

The president and his allies have often accused Twitter and Facebook of bias against conservatives, and had resisted taking action until this week, when Twitter fact-checked his own false statements.

Defying Trump, Twitter Doubles Down on Labeling Tweets

Twitter continued fact-checking posts even as President Trump threatened to limit protections for social media companies.

U.S. Jobless Claims Pass 40 Million: Live Business Updates

The latest on stock market and business news during the coronavirus outbreak.

Trump Prepares Social Media Executive Order to Limit Protections

The move is almost certain to face a court challenge and signals the latest salvo by President Trump to crack down on online platforms.

Does a Crisis Spur Political Unity? Not This Pandemic

Insults, accusations and shaming characterize the current political environment even as leaders must come together at some point.

House Approves Revisions to Paycheck Protection Program

It remains unclear how the legislation will be reconciled with a similar proposal in the Senate.

Explaining President Trump's Executive Order Targeting Social Media

The president wants to narrow legal protections for companies like Twitter after it began appending fact-check labels to his postings.

U.S. Accuses Russian Military Hackers of Attack on Email Servers

The unusually public complaint showed that American spy agencies are becoming more aggressive in calling out Moscow’s interference as the presidential election approaches.

Trump Officials Consider Defying Congress to Sell More Weapons to Saudi Arabia

The administration has informed lawmakers that it intends to allow the sale of munitions worth $478 million to the kingdom, setting up a potential clash with Congress.

Coronavirus Aid: Millions Can See Its End, and They’re Scared

Emergency programs have cushioned the shutdown’s impact on workers and businesses and lifted the economy, but may not outlast the coronavirus crisis.

Albert Krieger, a Bulldog of the Criminal Defense Bar, Dies at 96

His clients included John Gotti, Joseph Bonanno, Miami’s “cocaine cowboys” and the defendants in the Wounded Knee siege.

Biden vs. Trump on Coronavirus Testing

While the president has left testing responsibilities to the states, his Democratic rival would harness the power of the federal government to drive testing down to the workplace.


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