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Covid-19 Live Updates: The Midwest Sees a Spike as Cases Decline Elsewhere

India now has the world’s third-highest death toll. Hawaii will require new arrivals to register online with the state and maintain a strict two-week quarantine. World By Unknown Author from NYT World

Girl in Taiwan Is Swept High by a Kite

Powerful winds swept a 3-year-old girl into the sky after she became entangled in the kite’s tail during a festival in Taiwan. The girl landed safely. World By Tiffany May from NYT World

Covid-19 Live Updates: U.S. Cases Pass 6 Million

The jump in infections comes as the daily rate continues to decline. New Delhi is reopening its subway, even as India sets global records for new cases. World By Unknown Author from NYT World

Philippine Network That Clashed With Duterte Ends Local Coverage

ABS-CBN lost its broadcast license, but a dozen regional operations kept covering local news through cable and the internet. On Friday, that stopped. World By Jason Gutierrez from NYT World

‘A Family Business:’ Graft Investigation Threatens Brazil’s Bolsonaro

Brazilians are asking a question that could threaten President Jair Bolsonaro’s political future: Why did his wife and son receive payments from a man under investigation for corruption? World By Ernesto Londoño, Manuela Andreoni and Letícia Casado from NYT World

3-Year-Old Clinging to Unicorn Float Is Rescued From Sea in Greece

The dramatic rescue of a child who drifted out to sea on a toy flotation device, captured on video, earned the praise of the Greek prime minister. World By Iliana Magra from NYT World

Covid-19 Live Updates: 2 F.D.A. Public Relations Experts Are Fired After Plasma Fiasco

A coalition of local health departments called on the C.D.C. to change new recommendations that people without Covid-19 symptoms do not need to be tested. A South Korean study found that many infected children show no symptoms. World By Unknown Author from NYT World

Shinzo Abe, Japan’s Longest-Serving Leader, Resigns Because of Illness

Mr. Abe has been prime minister for nearly eight consecutive years, a significant feat in a country accustomed to high turnover in the top job. World By Motoko Rich from NYT World

Covid-19 Live Updates: The White House, Under Fire for Discouraging Testing, Says It Will Buy Millions of Test Kits

President Trump promised a vaccine by the end of the year. For hurricane-battered Louisiana and Texas, a confluence of disaster. World By Unknown Author from NYT World

China Fires Missiles Into South China Sea, Sending U.S. a Message

The move was Beijing’s latest effort to assert sovereignty over disputed waters. World By Steven Lee Myers and Keith Bradsher from NYT World

Covid-19 Live Updates: Top U.S. Officials Instructed the C.D.C. to Change Testing Guidelines

New York City’s transit agency warned of major cuts to the subway without $12 billion in federal aid. Kenya’s president extended a nationwide nightly curfew for another 30 days. World By Unknown Author from NYT World

Covid-19 Live Updates: C.D.C. Changes Testing Guidance to Exclude People Without Symptoms, Worrying Experts

Two people in Europe are found to have been reinfected with the virus. Researchers also say a conference in Boston in February may have spread it to tens of thousands. World By Unknown Author from NYT World

1,100-Year-Old Treasure Is Unearthed by Teenagers in Israel

The discovery of hundreds of gold coins dating to the ninth century could help archaeologists better understand the history of the region. World By Marc Santora from NYT World

Russia, Expecting Plaudits for Vaccine, Is Miffed by Its Cool Reception

Russian officials and scientists dismiss warnings about safety as Western jealousy and sour grapes. But only 24 percent of Russian doctors would take the vaccine, one survey shows. World By Andrew E. Kramer from NYT World

Covid-19 Live Updates: Researchers Document First Case of Virus Reinfection

A patient was diagnosed with a second case of Covid-19 more than four months after the first, scientists in Hong Kong said. World By Unknown Author from NYT World

Covid-19 Live Updates: Global Death Toll Surpasses 800,000

The pandemic is increasingly lethal in South America. Three U.S. states find cases linked to the Sturgis motorcycle rally. A judge blocks a couple’s 175-guest wedding in New York. World By Unknown Author from NYT World

Plane Carrying Navalny, Top Putin Critic, Leaves for Germany After Day of Delays

Aleksei Navalny, the Russian opposition leader suspected to have been poisoned, was flown out of a Siberian city early Saturday after a German medical team said it was safe for him to travel. World By Melissa Eddy and Andrew E. Kramer from NYT World

FOX NEWS: Christie: Joe Biden doesn't mention policy details because 'it would scare the bejesus out of Americans'

Christie: Joe Biden doesn't mention policy details because 'it would scare the bejesus out of Americans' Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden does not want to detail the policies of his “left-wing liberal agenda,” former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said on Friday. via FOX NEWS Christie: Joe Biden doesn't mention policy details because 'it would scare the bejesus out of Americans'

FOX NEWS: Bill Clinton Democratic National Convention acceptance speech 1996

Bill Clinton Democratic National Convention acceptance speech 1996 Bill Clinton accepts the nomination to be the Democratic candidate for the 1996 presidential election on August 29, in Chicago, IL. via FOX NEWS Bill Clinton Democratic National Convention acceptance speech 1996

FOX NEWS: Donald Trump Jr. slams Biden for refusing to answer questions: 'Do an interview with a real journalist'

Donald Trump Jr. slams Biden for refusing to answer questions: 'Do an interview with a real journalist' President Trump’s son Donald Trump Jr. slammed Democratic nominee Joe Biden as a "50-year swamp creature" who "managed to read a speech on a teleprompter" Thursday night on "The Ingraham Angle." via FOX NEWS Donald Trump Jr. slams Biden for refusing to answer questions: 'Do an interview with a real journalist'

FOX NEWS: Trump: Where Biden sees American darkness I see American greatness

Trump: Where Biden sees American darkness I see American greatness President Donald Trump delivers remarks at the 2020 Council for National Policy meeting in Arlington, Virginia via FOX NEWS Trump: Where Biden sees American darkness I see American greatness

FOX NEWS: Trump slams Democrats, says where they see 'darkness' he sees 'American greatness'

Trump slams Democrats, says where they see 'darkness' he sees 'American greatness' President Trump slammed Democrats for hosting the “darkest” Democratic convention this week, saying that where former Vice President Joe Biden “sees American darkness,” he sees “American greatness.” via FOX NEWS Trump slams Democrats, says where they see 'darkness' he sees 'American greatness'

FOX NEWS: Dems make 'same promises' to African Americans every 4 years and nothing changes, says NC businessman

Dems make 'same promises' to African Americans every 4 years and nothing changes, says NC businessman A Black businessman in North Carolina, who was a lifelong Democrat before he voted for President Trump in 2016, told "Fox & Friends" Friday the Democratic party is "not helping" African Americans. via FOX NEWS Dems make 'same promises' to African Americans every 4 years and nothing changes, says NC businessman

FOX NEWS: Sarah Sanders: RNC will put Trump on a great path leading up to election

Sarah Sanders: RNC will put Trump on a great path leading up to election Former White House press secretary and Fox News contributor Sarah Sanders weighs in on the Democratic National Convention as Republicans gear up for RNC. via FOX NEWS Sarah Sanders: RNC will put Trump on a great path leading up to election

FOX NEWS: Trump slams Biden's record after DNC speech

Trump slams Biden's record after DNC speech Republicans, Trump prepare for RNC; Mark Meredith reports. via FOX NEWS Trump slams Biden's record after DNC speech

FOX NEWS: Pence calls out DNC for not focusing on China, violence in cities

Pence calls out DNC for not focusing on China, violence in cities GOP critiques DNC and Biden; Peter Doocy reports. via FOX NEWS Pence calls out DNC for not focusing on China, violence in cities

FOX NEWS: Trump to head to North Carolina Monday to visit farmers ahead of 2020 convention

Trump to head to North Carolina Monday to visit farmers ahead of 2020 convention President Trump is expected to travel to Mills River, N.C., on Monday ahead of the 2020 Republican National Convention (RNC), to deliver remarks on his administration’s support for American farmers and families amid the coronavirus pandemic. via FOX NEWS Trump to head to North Carolina Monday to visit farmers ahead of 2020 convention

Vacationing Israeli Teen Says She Was Gang-Raped, Shocking the Nation

One of the accused has said that as many as 30 men took part in the attack at a hotel in the Red Sea resort city of Eilat. World By David M. Halbfinger from NYT World

Aleksei Navalny Hospitalized in Russia in Suspected Poisoning

The prominent opposition leader was reported to be in serious but stable condition in intensive care in Siberia after his flight to Moscow was forced to make an emergency landing. World By Andrew Higgins from NYT World

Tokyo Now Has Transparent Public Toilets. Let Us Explain.

Using “smart glass,” a Pritzker Prize-winning architect created colorful toilet stalls to allay fears about safety and hygiene. The toilets were set up in two public parks. World By Tiffany May from NYT World

Covid-19 Live Updates: Opening of U.S. Education System Brings Strike Threats, New Cases and Improvisation

Top U.S. health officials intervened just as the F.D.A. was prepared to issue an emergency authorization for plasma as a coronavirus treatment. World By Unknown Author from NYT World

She Was Selling Honey to Survive. Then Mel Gibson Threatened to Sue.

A single mother in Chile began selling organic honey from home during quarantine, using the actor’s name as a play on words. His lawyer was not amused. World By Ernesto Londoño from NYT World

Covid-19 Live Updates: Notre Dame Moves Classes Online Amid Outbreak

Former President Bill Clinton accused President Trump of downplaying the coronavirus crisis. Idaho lags behind all other U.S. states in testing. World By Unknown Author from NYT World

FOX NEWS: Several Republicans set to speak at DNC on Monday night

Several Republicans set to speak at DNC on Monday night In the lineup will be former New Jersey Gov. Christine Todd Whitman; Quibi CEO Meg Whitman, who previously advised Mitt Romney's presidential campaigns; and former Rep. Susan Molinari, who delivered the keynote address at the 1996 GOP convention. via FOX NEWS Several Republicans set to speak at DNC on Monday night

FOX NEWS: RNC files for fireworks permit for post-convention display over Washington Monument

RNC files for fireworks permit for post-convention display over Washington Monument The Republican National Committee applied for a permit for fireworks over the Washington Monument on Aug. 27 — a display that would likely line up with the end of President Trump’s formal nomination acceptance speech, Fox News has learned. via FOX NEWS RNC files for fireworks permit for post-convention display over Washington Monument

FOX NEWS: Newt Gingrich predicts Biden-Harris ticket will collapse: 'This will be the high-water mark'

Newt Gingrich predicts Biden-Harris ticket will collapse: 'This will be the high-water mark' Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich anticipated Monday that the Joe Biden-Kamala Harris Democratic presidential ticket will "collapse." via FOX NEWS Newt Gingrich predicts Biden-Harris ticket will collapse: 'This will be the high-water mark'

FOX NEWS: Trump campaigning in battleground states during week of Democratic National Convention

Trump campaigning in battleground states during week of Democratic National Convention Trump gaining on Biden in the polls; reaction and analysis on 'Outnumbered.' via FOX NEWS Trump campaigning in battleground states during week of Democratic National Convention

FOX NEWS: Biden heads into convention leading Trump in the polls – but by how much?

Biden heads into convention leading Trump in the polls – but by how much? Two new polls released hours before the start of the Democratic National Convention paint very different pictures of the race for the White House. via FOX NEWS Biden heads into convention leading Trump in the polls – but by how much?

FOX NEWS: Trump campaigns in battleground state Arizona

Trump campaigns in battleground state Arizona Trump narrowing gap with Biden in the polls; Alicia Acuna reports. via FOX NEWS Trump campaigns in battleground state Arizona

FOX NEWS: USPS flashback: Obama administration removed thousands of mailboxes

USPS flashback: Obama administration removed thousands of mailboxes President Trump has faced backlash over recent measures the U.S. Postal Service has taken to reduce service as November's election approaches, including removing mail collection boxes from street locations. But eliminating mailboxes is nothing new and took place quite a bit during the Obama administration. via FOX NEWS USPS flashback: Obama administration removed thousands of mailboxes

FOX NEWS: Judge Napolitano: Congress needs to do something immediately to ensure post office is working for election

Judge Napolitano: Congress needs to do something immediately to ensure post office is working for election It is the job of the federal government under the Constitution to fix the 'terribly mismanaged' post office in a non-political way, Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano says. via FOX NEWS Judge Napolitano: Congress needs to do something immediately to ensure post office is working for election

FOX NEWS: Obama had misgivings about Joe Biden's presidential ambitions, report claims

Obama had misgivings about Joe Biden's presidential ambitions, report claims Former President Obama and Joe Biden's close relationship was more complicated than it appeared, according to a new report from Politico; former DNC deputy press secretary Jose Aristimuno reacts. via FOX NEWS Obama had misgivings about Joe Biden's presidential ambitions, report claims

FOX NEWS: How will the DNC fill the enthusiasm gap without a crowd?

How will the DNC fill the enthusiasm gap without a crowd? The DNC theme of 'Unifying America' is a very tall task, Fox News host Martha MacCallum says. via FOX NEWS How will the DNC fill the enthusiasm gap without a crowd?

Un ex-adjoint au maire de Paris accusé d’abus sexuels

Les accusations s’ajoutent à la déroute politique de Christophe Girard, critiqué pour ses liens avec un écrivain pédophile World By Norimitsu Onishi and Constant Méheut from NYT World

Un ex-adjoint au maire de Paris accusé d’abus sexuels

Les accusations s’ajoutent à la déroute politique de Christophe Girard, critiqué pour ses liens avec un écrivain pédophile World By Norimitsu Onishi and Constant Méheut from NYT World

Coronavirus Live Updates: Scientists See Signs of Lasting Immunity, Even After Mild Infections

School districts across the U.S. are weighing the possibility of outdoor classes. New Zealand postponed its election amid a growing outbreak. World By Unknown Author from NYT World

Coronavirus Live Updates: A U.S. School District Cancels Classes After a Teacher ‘Sick Out’

South Africa announces an easing of restrictions. Mitt Romney blasts President Trump’s handling of the pandemic. World By Unknown Author from NYT World

Taking Hard Line, Greece Turns Back Migrants by Abandoning Them at Sea

Many Greeks have grown frustrated as tens of thousands of asylum seekers languished on Greek islands. Now, evidence shows, a new conservative government has a new method of keeping them out. World By Patrick Kingsley and Karam Shoumali from NYT World

Coronavirus Live Updates: Firm Helping Run U.S. Federal Database Refuses Senators’ Questions

People who recover from the virus have a three-month window of safety, C.D.C. guidance shows. The U.S. Postal Service warned several states that it may not be able to meet deadlines for delivering last-minute mail-in ballots. World By Unknown Author from NYT World

North Korean Hacking Group Attacks Israeli Defense Industry

Israel says the attack was thwarted, but a cybersecurity firm says it was successful. Some officials fear that classified data stolen by North Korea could be shared with Iran. World By Ronen Bergman and Nicole Perlroth from NYT World