Who’s Succeeding Against the Coronavirus and Why

Four months after the coronavirus outbreak was declared a global health emergency, countries around the world have seen vastly different results from their efforts to fight the pandemic.
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Purdue beats quarterback-depleted Illinois 31-24
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The Atlantic gave Ruth Shalit a ‘second chance’ 25 years after a journalism scandal. It ended with an ugly correction.
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Greek Orthodox priest shot with sawed-off shotgun outside a church in Lyon, France
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Obama campaigns with Biden for first time this election cycle
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There was a lot more to Sean Connery than James Bond
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Montefiore Medical Center surgeon accused of racism
A pediatric surgeon at Montefiore Medical Center made a racist remark to an operating room nurse, according to a petition demanding that the doc apologize. Hannah Dorvil alleges that Dr. Mindy Statter called her a “dumb black nurse,” according to the petition being circulated by the New York State Nurses Association, the union representing nurses...
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NY AG Letitia James Says Trump Investigation Will Proceed Whether He Wins Reelection or Not
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England announces second lockdown as COVID-19 cases surge
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Slovakia tests over 1 million people for COVID-19 in single day
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Trump makes aggressive play for Pennsylvania
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US Breaks Coronavirus World Record as Infections Reach 100,000 in Single Day
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Nearly 400 revelers busted at NYC Halloween warehouse party
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NYPD’s Strategic Response Group ramping up for potential post-election riots
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Michigan State rebounds from loss to beat No. 14 Michigan for coach Mel Tucker's first win
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