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What to Do When Children Interrupt TV News Interviews?

LONDON — It was a study in contrasts. In one instance, as an expert on global health policy was being interviewed on the BBC about coronavirus lockdowns in Britain on Monday, her daughter could be seen in the background dealing with a pressing question: Where should she display her unicorn drawing? The…

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Explosion in Iran Kills 19, State TV Says

TEHRAN, Iran — An explosion from a gas leak in a medical clinic in northern Tehran killed 19 people, Iranian state TV reported Tuesday. Authorities initially said 13 people were dead, but Jalal Maleki, a spokesman for the Tehran Fire Department, later told state TV that the toll had risen to 19.…

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What Americans Need to Know About Europe’s Travel Ban

On July 1, after months of lockdown, European nations will begin to open their borders to nonessential travelers coming from a select list of countries in which the Covid-19 pandemic has been deemed sufficiently under control. The United States is not on the list. Moreover, the U.S. State Department continues to advise…

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How to Make Sense of the Roberts Court

Want to get The Morning by email? Here’s the sign-up. Good morning. Trump was briefed on the Russian bounty program months ago. The coronavirus is hitting California hard. And the Supreme Court rules against both abortion restrictions and financial regulation. Image Anti-abortion activists in front of the Supreme Court on Monday.Credit…Alex Wong/Getty…

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U.S. Virus Surge, Hong Kong, Pride: Your Monday Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering the surge in U.S. coronavirus cases, Beijing’s quick moves to enact a security law for Hong Kong and flying the rainbow flag for a Pride march in central Taipei. Image Drive-thru testing in Phoenix, Arizona on Saturday. Credit…Adriana Zehbrauskas…

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E.U. Plans to Bar Most U.S. Travelers When Bloc Reopens

BRUSSELS — The European Union is ready to bar most travelers from the United States, Russia, and dozens of other countries considered too risky because they have not controlled the coronavirus outbreak, E.U. officials said Friday. By contrast, travelers from more than a dozen countries that are not overwhelmed by the coronavirus…

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W.H.O. Seeks Billions in Funding to Combat the Coronavirus

Low Pay, High Risk: Nursing Home Workers Confront Coronavirus Dilemma ‘Health Care Kamikazes’: How Spain’s Workers Are Battling Coronavirus, Unprotected She’s an Honors Student. And Homeless. Will the Virtual Classroom Reach Her? ‘People Are Dying’: 72 Hours Inside a N.Y.C. Hospital Battling Coronavirus Coronavirus Has Hospitals in Desperate Need of Equipment. These…

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