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UK's Johnson Tests Positive for Virus, Deaths Soar in Spain

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson became the first leader of a major country to test positive for the coronavirus that has sickened more than a half-million people worldwide.

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Spain's Coronavirus Deaths Leap; Prince Charles Now Infected

The coronavirus outbreak hit home Wednesday among the well-born and the desperately poor alike as Britain's Prince Charles tested positive and India's 1.3 billion people, or one-sixth of the Earth's ...

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Olympics Delayed as US Nears a Deal on $2 Trillion in Relief

The Tokyo Olympics were put off to next year as coronavirus deaths and infections surged in Europe and the U.S. on Tuesday, with New York warning it is about to ...

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Senate Moves Toward Vote Restraining Trump on Iran

A bipartisan measure limiting President Donald Trump's authority to launch military operations against Iran is moving toward approval in the Senate.

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Trump Peace Plan Delights Israelis, Enrages Palestinians

President Donald Trump unveiled his long-awaited Middle East plan Tuesday, winning immediate praise from a beaming Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu but a swift rejection from the Palestinians, who called ...

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GOP Defends Trump as Bolton Book Adds Pressure for Witnesses

Pressure increased Monday on senators to call John Bolton to testify at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial even as defense lawyers brushed past extraordinary new allegations from Trump's former national ...

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Putin Fast-Tracks Effort to Extend His Rule in Russia

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday fast-tracked work on constitutional changes that could keep him in power well past the end of his term in 2024 while lawmakers quickly sealed his ...

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Watchdog: White House Violated Law in Freezing Ukraine Aid

The White House violated federal law in withholding security assistance to Ukraine, an action at the center of President Donald Trump's impeachment, a federal watchdog agency said Thursday.

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Ukraine Opens Probe of Possible Surveillance of Ambassador

Ukrainian police said Thursday they have opened an investigation into the possibility that the U.S. ambassador came under illegal surveillance by an unknown party before she was recalled from her ...

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Russians Hacked Company Key to Ukraine Scandal

A U.S. cybersecurity company says Russian military agents have successfully hacked the Ukrainian gas company at the center of the scandal that led to President Donald Trump's impeachment.

From Mississippi to Liberia

Sixteen tribes with their own unique dialects compose the ethnic makeup of most of Liberia, ...

Souvenirs from India: An Original Photo Essay

Photo Intern Melanie Boyd spent three weeks in India May 11-30. These are some of ...

Zoo Brew 2013

The Jackson Zoo held its annual Zoo Brew after hours at the park. There was ...