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U.S. short of plan to get vaccine to communities of color hit by COVID-19

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Despite its efforts to develop a vaccine against the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States lacks a plan to get shots to communities of color...
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Why Washington may force TikTok’s Chinese owner to sell it

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The information-age cold war with China heated up a few degrees Friday. The battlefield du jour: TikTok, the goofy, wildly popular mobile phone app. Generation...
FILE - In this June 25, 2019, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Embassy Kabul during an unannounced visit to Afghanistan. On Monday, March 23, 2020, Pompeo arrived in Kabul on an urgent visit to try to move forward a U.S. peace deal signed last month with the Taliban. Pompeo's trip to the Afghan capital comes despite the coronavirus pandemic, at a time when world leaders and statesmen are curtailing official travel. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)

Pompeo widely blasted by U.S. media, seen as “worst secretary of state ever”

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has been widely denounced by domestic media for his egregious performance in office, with The New York Times...
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Embattled U.S. enters 100-day countdown to presidential election amid pandemic, protests

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Sunday marked the beginning of the 100-day countdown to the 2020 U.S. presidential election while the country is still trapped in the raging coronavirus...
A plane flies in the sky with the U.S. national flags in the foreground in Washington, D.C., the United States, on July 21, 2020. U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday afternoon that the coronavirus pandemic in the United States will probably "get worse before it gets better." More than 3.8 million people in the United States have infected with the virus, with more than 141,000 deaths, according to a count by Johns Hopkins University, as some states, including Florida, are seeing a surge in cases. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

U.S. COVID-19 deaths near 150,000 amid calls to shut down country

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The death toll from COVID-19 in the United States has neared 150,000 with daily deaths continuously passing 1,000, while some health experts are calling...
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U.S.-Russia tensions in Arctic may escalate amid global warming – Analysts

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by Matthew Rusling As global warming has made navigating Arctic waters more feasible, tensions in the region between the United States and...
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FAA issues emergency order for inspection of certain Boeing 737 jets

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U.S. airlines have received an emergency order issued by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) directing an inspection of critical engine parts of certain...
U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the daily coronavirus response briefing as National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien and Attorney General William Barr stand by at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

Washington’s hegemonic anti-China scheme predestined to fail

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by Xinhua writer Gao Wencheng The only serious task of this current U.S. administration these days seems to be stoking and selling...
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U.S. bars new international students from entry if they only take online classes in...

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The United States will not allow the entry of new international students for the upcoming fall semester if their courses are entirely online, the...
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U.S. eases export restrictions on drones

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The U.S. government on Friday announced updated export restrictions on unmanned aerial systems (UAS), a move long sought by the country's defense industries. ...
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White House executive offices close cafeterias after employee tests positive for coronavirus

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Two White House executive offices closed their cafeterias on Wednesday after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. The eatery of the Eisenhower...
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Washington D.C. requires residents to wear masks outside

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Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser on Wednesday issued an executive order that requires residents to wear masks outside their homes. "Basically what...
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U.S. House votes to repeal Trump administration’s travel bans

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The U.S. House of Representatives, led by Democrats, passed legislation on Wednesday aimed at repealing the Trump administration's travel bans. The National...
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NASA’s Mars Perseverance rover passes flight readiness review

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NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover mission cleared its Flight Readiness Review on Wednesday, an important milestone on its way to the launch schedule on...
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Trump announces “surge” of federal agents to Chicago

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U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that his administration is sending a "surge" of federal agents to Chicago as part of a plan...
A student reacts as others test the new school net program at Minilik high school after the launching ceremony in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Oct. 9, 2015. Ethiopia on Friday launched a school net system by china's leading telecom company Huawei in Ethiopia's capital. The system connects 64 high schools and one university collage to share resources and make educational exchange. (Xinhua/Michael Tewelde)

Concerns about school reopenings in U.S. loom large

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Few Americans want to see their local schools reopen for in-person instruction as usual or even with minor adjustments, said a new poll released...
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U.S. Ohio House speaker arrested in connection to bribery case

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Republican Speaker of Ohio's House of Representatives Larry Householder was arrested Tuesday in connection to a 60-million-U.S. dollar bribery scheme, local authorities said. ...
U.S. President Donald Trump (C) attends a news conference at the White House in Washington D.C., the United States, on March 13, 2020. U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency to open up 50 billion U.S. dollars in federal aid to help combat the spread of COVID-19 across the country. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Trump admits pandemic will “get worse” at resumed coronavirus press briefing

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U.S. President Donald Trump resumed his press briefing on the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday, admitting that the situation in the country will "get worse." ...
A U.S. military vehicle runs past the Tal Tamr area in the countryside of Hasakah province, northeastern Syria, on Nov. 14, 2019. (Str/Xinhua)

U.S. House passes annual defense policy bill

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The U.S. House of Representatives passed its annual defense policy bill on Tuesday afternoon, in which a controversial section is possible to face veto...
A researcher of CapitalBio Corporation shows a virus nucleic acid detection kit for six respiratory pathogens on March 10. Six respiratory pathogens, including the COVID-19, can be detected simultaneously within one and a half hours, requiring samples of only respiratory droplets. (Photo by Jiang Wenjie, People’s Daily Online)

New study show immunity drops quickly in mild COVID-19 cases

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A study published on Tuesday shows that in people with mild COVID-19 cases, their antibodies against the coronavirus drop sharply over the first three...
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No orders to withdraw forces from South Korea – Mark Esper

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U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said on Tuesday that he had not issued orders to withdraw U.S. troops from South Korea, but adding...
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Coronavirus pandemic in U.S. will probably “get worse before it gets better” – Trump

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U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday afternoon that the coronavirus pandemic in the United States will probably "get worse before it gets better." ...
People wait in line at a New York State Department of Health COVID-19 antibody testing center at Steve's 9th Street Market in Brooklyn, New York, the United States, on April 25, 2020. Global COVID-19 deaths surpassed 200,000 on Saturday afternoon, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University. A total of 200,698 people have died of the disease as of 1:50 p.m. (1750 GMT) among 2,865,938 cases worldwide, the CSSE data showed. The United States suffered the most fatalities at 52,782 as its total cases reached 924,576. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Xinhua)

True number of COVID-19 cases in U.S. may be 6 to 24 times higher...

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The true number of COVID-19 cases in the United States may be 6 to 24 times higher than reported, according to a new study...
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U.S. economy at risk of double-dip recession amid COVID-19 resurgence

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The resurgence of COVID-19 cases across the United States is raising the risk of a double-dip recession if the country is unable to reign...
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White House’s plan to reduce troops in South Korea draws skepticism in Washington

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The White House is weighing the possibility of reducing U.S. troops on the Korean Peninsula. The move has drawn harsh criticism from inside U.S....
A researcher of CapitalBio Corporation shows a virus nucleic acid detection kit for six respiratory pathogens on March 10. Six respiratory pathogens, including the COVID-19, can be detected simultaneously within one and a half hours, requiring samples of only respiratory droplets. (Photo by Jiang Wenjie, People’s Daily Online)

Research finds vaccine for SARS-CoV-2 produces immunity in mice, macaques

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A new nanoparticle vaccine for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, has shown hints of protection and immunity by safely eliciting the production of...
Smoke rises from Mitiga International Airport in Tripoli, Libya, Feb. 28, 2020. The forces of the UN-backed Libyan government said on Friday that the rival east-based army attacked the Mitiga International Airport in Tripoli with heavy shelling. (Photo by Amru Salahuddien/Xinhua)

Trump, Sisi call for immediate de-escalation in Libya

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U.S. President Donald Trump and his Egyptian counterpart Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on Monday called for immediate de-escalation in Libya. In a phone conversation...
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Trump appears to endorse wearing masks by tweeting doing so is “patriotic”

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U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday called wearing masks "patriotic," seemingly endorsing the practice after an interview aired just the previous day in which...
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Florida teachers union sues governor over school reopening amid coronavirus pandemic

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A teachers union in the southern U.S. state of Florida, which has recently become a global coronavirus epicenter, on Monday sued the state's governor...
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As U.S. schools reopen, major class divisions at play

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by Matthew Rusling David, a high school teacher in the U.S. state of Virginia, said there is a major clash of opinions...