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14 cruise ship passengers with virus among those evacuated to U.S.

Planes carrying 328 Americans from a coronavirus-stricken cruise liner in Japan have landed in the United States.
Efforts are underway to trace the passengers from a second cruise ship after an American passenger tested positive.

After ‘cruise ship from hell,’ industry takes a financial hit

Bookings have fallen during the outbreak, according to some major operators, and the nonstop attention has resulted in a multimillion-dollar loss.

Compromised encryption machines gave CIA window into major human rights abuses

South American countries running “Operation Condor,” which led to thousands of deaths in the 1970s, used devices made by a company owned by the agency and West German intelligence.

Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to fight climate change

The Amazon founder and chief executive, who has been criticized for his company’s large carbon footprint, announced the formation of the Bezos Earth Fund.
Adelaida Reynoso, 9, adds to a shrine to her mother that she keeps above the television set. (Kevin Sieff/The Post)
Adelaida Reynoso, 9, adds to a shrine to her mother that she keeps above the television set. (Kevin Sieff/The Post)
María Reynoso, right, makes tortillas with her sister, Magdalena Reynoso, in Sacapulas, Guatemala. (Kevin Sieff/The Post)
María Reynoso, right, makes tortillas with her sister, Magdalena Reynoso, in Sacapulas, Guatemala. (Kevin Sieff/The Post)
Adelaida, left, sits in her third-grade classroom in Florida. She has become a top student. (Kevin Sieff/The Post)
Adelaida, left, sits in her third-grade classroom in Florida. She has become a top student. (Kevin Sieff/The Post)
María Reynoso sits with a picture her daughter drew during her stay in a New York foster home. (Kevin Sieff/The Post)
María Reynoso sits with a picture her daughter drew during her stay in a New York foster home. (Kevin Sieff/The Post)

They were one of the first families separated at the border. Two and a half years later, they’re still apart.

Asylum-seeker María Reynoso was sent back to Guatemala. Her 9-year-old daughter is in Florida. Theirs is a hidden separation — older, longer, unreported to Congress.
Diane and Randy on Halloween in 1953. (Family photo)
Diane and Randy on Halloween in 1953. (Family photo)
She rose higher and higher. He sank lower and lower. With a new book, the actress tries to bridge the divide.

Europe is watching the U.S. presidential campaign — and holding its breath about Trump and Sanders

Some Europeans have made their peace with a second Trump term. Others wonder what Bernie Sanders might bring.
Nevada Debate
Join us for live updates and analysis on Feb. 19 as Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren square off in Las Vegas.
Cardinal Theodore McCarrick also supported leniency for the group's founder after the Vatican punished him for sexual wrongdoing, internal church documents show.
Four Democrats joined Republicans to kill the measure, which would have outlawed high-capacity magazines.
The #KuToo movement has given women a new voice but faces resistance in a conservative, male-dominated society.
TV Review
A two-hour report looks at how Jeff Bezos’s empire grew largely unchecked in the e-commerce revolution.
Retropolis

Everyone loved George Washington, until he became president

The dissatisfaction got so bad during Washington’s second term that Congress voted down adjourning to celebrate his birthday.
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In fight over a luxury resort in West Virginia, death threats and illegal voting

In other parts of the state, developers promising a $139 million resort might have been celebrated. Not so in Harpers Ferry, where residents are divided.
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An Olympic hockey hero, a violent crime and the specter of brain trauma

Mark Pavelich played a crucial role in the U.S. team’s historic triumph over the Russians in 1980. He may have paid a steep cost for a lifetime on the ice.
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