Trump plays golf for first time since declaring coronavirus a

STERLING, Va. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday went on his first golf outing since the White House declared a national emergency over the coronavirus in March, visiting his club in the Washington suburbs in a purposeful display of normalcy.On a sunny spring day, Trump’s motorcade took him from the White House to…

Skeptical experts in Sweden say its decision to have no

People at a restaurant in Stockholm on May 8.JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP via Getty Images) More than 2,000 experts across Sweden in April urged the country to change its unusual decision not to have an enforced coronavirus lockdown. Its per capita death toll in recent days has been the highest in the world, and some of those…

Colombia outrage as warlord’s son picked to lead victim support

Photograph: Javier Galeano/APThe son of a notorious death squad leader has been appointed to run the Colombian government’s programmes for victims of the country’s long civil war, prompting fury among survivors.Jorge Rodrigo Tovar was this week put in charge of a scheme for compensating victims of the conflict – many of whom were terrorised by…

Britains walking hero, Captain Tom, awarded knighthood by the queen

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Trump golfs as wary U

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Memorial Day weekend, which culminates in gatherings to honor U.S. military dead, got off to a cautious start on Saturday, especially in rain-soaked New York, epicenter of the coronavirus crisis that has now killed more Americans than the Vietnam and Korean wars combined. FILE PHOTO: People walk by a closed restaurant…

The Voices of Black and Brown People Matterand They’re Finally

Ahmaud Arbery was shot and killed while out for a run. Breonna Taylor was killed after cops entered her apartment while she slept. Black and brown people are dying from COVID-19 at a disproportionate rate. Black and brown people are bearing the brunt of COVID-19’s economic impact.As a black woman in America, I often feel…

The pandemic may forever change the worlds cities

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In China-U.S. showdown, Beijings steely propagandist sharpens her attack

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In patchwork restart, parts of New York and other U

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Less populated areas of New York, Virginia and Maryland took their first steps towards lifting lockdowns on Friday, part of a patchwork approach to the coronavirus pandemic that has been shaped by political divisions across the United States.Construction and manufacturing facilities in five out of 10 New York state regions were given…

U.S. House passes 3 trillion coronavirus aid bill opposed by

(In May 15 story, fixes dollar amount in paragraph 14 to $3 trillion from $3 billion)By Richard Cowan and Susan CornwellWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday narrowly approved a $3 trillion bill crafted by Democrats to provide more aid for battling the coronavirus and stimulating a faltering economy rocked by the…