Pandemic shows Trump’s resistance to criticism, desire for praise

Examples range from President Trump’s suggestions of keeping aid from states to his refusal to take responsibility for the federal response's shortcomings.

Pelosi urges GOP to ‘come to the table,’ continue talks on small business

The House speaker held her ground as Senate Republicans press ahead with the Trump administration’s latest request amid the pandemic.
High school student Emma Rehac speaks at a “Retire Segregation” rally as part of the youth-led education equity group IntegrateNYC in May. (Yazmany Arboleda)
High school student Emma Rehac speaks at a “Retire Segregation” rally as part of the youth-led education equity group IntegrateNYC in May. (Yazmany Arboleda)
Xiye Bastida has had to go digital with her climate protests amid the coronavirus pandemic. (Courtesy of Xiye Bastida)
Xiye Bastida has had to go digital with her climate protests amid the coronavirus pandemic. (Courtesy of Xiye Bastida)
Roxie Richner, a high school student in Michigan, speaks at an Ann Arbor rally organized by climate activists and One University. (Rachi Willard)
Roxie Richner, a high school student in Michigan, speaks at an Ann Arbor rally organized by climate activists and One University. (Rachi Willard)

Gen Z was fed up with the status quo. The coronavirus could reinforce their liberal politics.

The pandemic is grim validation of their support for the government-run programs and social-welfare policies less popular with their parents and grandparents.

Coronavirus has killed hundreds of Americans under age 50, Post analysis finds

The deaths show that, while the novel coronavirus might be most threatening to the old and compromised, no one is immune.

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Trump team greets end of Democratic race with two campaigns against Biden

One is a competition for the ideological center of the country. The second is a fight for the mostly working-class populism of the left, which has rejected the establishment politics of both national parties.
Thomas Modley visited the USS Theodore Roosevelt on Monday and insulted its former commanding officer, who had raised concerns about how the Navy was handling a coronavirus outbreak on the warship.
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John Prine’s lyrical one-liners could take your breath away

The songwriting legend, who died Tuesday of covid-19 complications, knew how to land a punchline.
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Travel photographers are taking epic nature photos using indoor optical illusions

Outdoor enthusiasts stuck at home because of the pandemic are getting creative with #OurGreatIndoors.
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Flushing out the true cause of the global toilet paper shortage

Toilet paper — or rather, the lack of it — turns out to reveal a great deal about who we are and how we behave in a crisis.
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