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Opinion | How Germany Fell Back in Love With Angela Merkel

The chancellor acted quickly and decisively at the European level, too. There, the pandemic opened up old resentments between north…

TikTok to Withdraw From Hong Kong as Tech Giants Halt Data Requests

“We believe freedom of expression is a fundamental human right and support the right of people to express themselves without…

Supreme Court Rules States May Curb ‘Faithless Electors’ in Electoral College

Some framers of the Constitution seemed to contemplate that electors would use independent judgment, the Supreme Court has said. “Doubtless…

Vanessa Guillen’s Remains Found, Family Confirms

While the country erupted in fireworks last week to celebrate America’s independence, one family spent the week leading to the…

Live Coronavirus Updates: Global Tracker

As the pandemic took hold, most epidemiologists have had clear proscriptions in fighting it: No students in classrooms, no in-person…

As the Virus Surged, Florida Partied. Tracking the Revelers Has Been Tough.

“We failed to act,” she said. The socializing that followed Florida’s rapid economic reopening has left the state reeling from…

Uber to Buy Postmates for $2.65 Billion

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber has agreed to acquire the food delivery start-up Postmates for $2.65 billion, said two people with…

Chicago Gun Violence Spikes and Increasingly Finds the Youngest Victims

Nine children under the age of 18 have been shot dead in Chicago since June 20.

Prince Andrew Sought Washington Lobbyist to Help With Epstein Case

WASHINGTON — Prince Andrew’s lawyers had discussions with a Washington lobbyist with ties to the Trump administration about the possibility…

English Pubs Reopen, Dividing a Border Town

LLANYMYNECH, England — In normal times, no one takes much notice of the invisible border between England and Wales that…