In far-flung corners of the planet, six families, like millions of others, would struggle to ride out the wave of the pandemic as it crested and then receded and then threatened to rise again. This account, detailed in dozens of interviews over several months, is their story — and the world’s.
The Supreme Court has ruled that a New York prosecutor can subpoena Trump’s tax records. Plus, how a nursing home administered a cocktail of unapproved drugs to its residents. And a music critic ventures out to hear live music.
Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, proposed spending on American products and research, offering his own brand of economic nationalism to compete with President Trump’s and setting the stage for an election-year showdown over the economy.
The true enemy is not the novel coronavirus itself, but “the lack of leadership and solidarity at the global level and national levels,” said World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit will decide whether to revisit U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan’s plan to examine whether the federal government’s move to undo former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s guilty plea is in the public interest.
Walgreens, which disclosed sharp declines in overseas revenue, was one of the biggest drags on the Dow Jones industrial average. But most of the giant tech companies were up slightly in midday trading.
Elliot Kaye’s inherited kidney disease had advanced to the point that he needed a new kidney from a donor — and the timing for that request couldn’t have been worse. Now he’s fighting for his life, knowing his sons may face the same battle.