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U.S. Sets Another Single-Day Record For Coronavirus Cases

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| The total number of confirmed cases in the U.S. is approaching 10 million. The virus is spreading unchecked in more than half the country — and the U.S. is far from alone.

Across The Country, Voters Approve More Civilian Oversight For Police


Some communities established or expanded powers used by civilian commissions designed to ensure police accountability.

Suu Kyi's Party Expected To Win Myanmar Election Amid Minorities' Disenfranchisement


Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy won in a 2015 landslide and is expected to win again. But with voting denied or canceled in some areas, more than a million voters are disenfranchised.


'An Era Is Coming To An End': Travelers Bid Fond Farewell To Berlin's Tegel Airport


The airport opened in 1948 and is closing as Berlin's new international hub opens after a series of delays. Although COVID-19 has hampered travel, Germans are visiting Tegel to relive old memories.

New Daily U.S. Coronavirus Cases Jump Nearly 20%, Hitting Almost 122,000


The U.S. recorded nearly 122,000 new daily coronavirus cases, a sharp uptick over the previous day that saw the country's first six-figure increase since the start of the pandemic.

A National Fight Over Who Is Counted In Voting Districts May Arise From Missouri


A new amendment to Missouri's constitution opens the door to redrawing state legislative districts that don't take into account children, noncitizens and other residents who are not eligible to vote.

Election Dispute Increases Risk Of Political Violence, Analysts Warn


Domestic terrorism analysts say that the drawn-out vote count and fiery rhetoric from the White House are inflaming tensions.

U.S. Sets Coronavirus Record With Daily New Cases Pushing Past 100,000


In recent weeks, the virus has swept through the country's heartland, infecting tens of thousands in the Midwest alone, which has also seen record numbers of hospitalizations for COVID-19.

Israel Uses Cover Of US Election To Destroy Palestinian Homes, Critics Say


Israel launched a large operation to bulldoze Palestinian dwellings in a remote settlement. Such moves usually draw international criticism.