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Listen to 'The Daily' -- The day that shook Beirut.

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How Did It Happen? America's Unique Failure to Control the Virus - Nearly every country has struggled and made mistakes, but the U.S. is the only affluent nation to have suffered a severe, sustained outbreak for so long. The New York Times set out to reconstruct the nation's blunders, through numerous interviews with scientists and public health experts around the world.

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In Stimulus Talks, Mitch McConnell Is Outside the Room and in a Bind - With Republicans divided and President Trump undercutting negotiations on a relief package, the majority leader is in a tight spot, partly of his own making.

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LIVE - Jobless Claims Expected to Exceed 1 Million for 20th Week - New figures released today will show that around 1.4 million state unemployment claims were filed last week in the U.S. Here's the latest.

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Congress's ideological divide is leaving collateral damage: pandemic-stricken schools, desperate for aid.

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Funerals and Fury in Beirut as Scale of Devastation Comes Into Focus -- Lebanon began an official period of national mourning, while international rescue teams raced to help in the search for survivors of a huge explosion.

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Blame for Beirut Explosion Begins With a Leaky, Troubled Ship -- The bleak tale of an indebted cargo vessel and its disgruntled crew is where a story of chronic negligence starts.

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Trump's Bank Was Subpoenaed by N.Y. Prosecutors in Criminal Inquiry -- The subpoena, sent to Deutsche Bank, suggests that the inquiry into President Trump's business practices is more wide-ranging than previously known.

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LIVE - Election Updates: Facebook and Twitter Send Trump a Warning - It's Election Day in Tennessee. President Trump and Joe Biden announced huge fund-raising numbers, with the president on top. Here's the latest.

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Progressive Victories Signal Staying Power for the Movement -- After Bernie Sanders fell to Joe Biden, the left mourned what could have been. Now, after a few victories in congressional races, it's hopeful again.

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U.S. Examines Whether Saudi Nuclear Program Could Lead to Bomb Effort

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The Photographers Who Worked Under Mushroom Clouds 75 Years Ago - A new book of rare photos documents the human impact of the bombings that ended World War II, and challenges common American perceptions of the destruction in Japan.

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The Hiroshima Pilot Who Became a Symbol of Antinuclear Protest -- Claude Eatherly spent years punishing himself for his role in the first atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan. His remorse made him an international celebrity.

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Witnessing Nuclear Carnage, Then Devoting Her Life to Peace -- Setsuko Thurlow, a bombing survivor, has used the power of her personal story to try to rid the world of nuclear weapons.

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Lina Mounzer - It Sounded Like the World Itself Was Breaking Open - After the explosions at the Beirut port, an immense rage rises against the corrupt and incompetent political class that has ruled for so long.

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Joan C. Williams - Real Life Horror Stories From the World of Pandemic Motherhood - 'I have been given two options: either resign or get fired.'

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Jim Tankersley -- Where Will the New Good Jobs Come From? Look Here

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The Editorial Board -- An Incomplete Census Hurts Everyone. Even Trump.

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Gail Collins -- Vote for Trump's Worst!

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Janet Murguía -- Don't Fall for Trump's Census Bait-and-Switch

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Allan Lichtman -- He Predicted Trump's Win in 2016. Now He's Ready to Call 2020.

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Elizabeth Bruenig -- 'Racism Makes a Liar of God'

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Lawrence Roberts -- Nixon Also Called In the Military Against Protesters

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Faysal Itani -- Why Did Lebanon Let a Bomb-in-Waiting Sit in a Warehouse for 6 Years?

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Fair Balls and Foul Language -- With no live crowd noise as a buffer at M.L.B. games, on-field sounds are easy to hear on broadcasts — and it's not all rated PG.

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Review: Why the Mueller Investigation Failed -- Jeffrey Toobin's "True Crimes and Misdemeanors" examines the battle over Robert Mueller's report and how President Trump prevailed.

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