Price of remdesivir in drug firm’s hands despite U.S. funding

Critics say the government deserves more credit for tens of millions in public money spent to develop the drug used to treat some coronavirus patients.

Trump says mask wearing is ‘politically correct.’ Biden calls him a ‘fool.’

Wearing a mask to slow the spread of the disease has become the latest casualty of Trump-era partisanship.
Chris Wasswa participates in a Zoom call to plan activities for the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. (Khadija Farah for The Post)
Chris Wasswa participates in a Zoom call to plan activities for the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. (Khadija Farah for The Post)
Caitlyn Lubega feeds her chickens outside the safe house where she is staying. (Khadija Farah for The Post)
Caitlyn Lubega feeds her chickens outside the safe house where she is staying. (Khadija Farah for The Post)
Caitlyn Lubega reads a birthday card from her boyfriend in her bedroom in a safe house in Nairobi.(Khadija Farah for The Post)
Caitlyn Lubega reads a birthday card from her boyfriend in her bedroom in a safe house in Nairobi.(Khadija Farah for The Post)
Chris Wasswa, left, shops for groceries in Nairobi. Wasswa is one of 500 refugees in Kenya waiting to be relocated. (Khadija Farah for The Post)
Chris Wasswa, left, shops for groceries in Nairobi. Wasswa is one of 500 refugees in Kenya waiting to be relocated. (Khadija Farah for The Post)

‘We were so ready’: LGBT refugees in Kenya live in fear as global resettlement is put on hold

About 10,000 people around the world are facing a delay in their plans to move to a safe third country. For some refugees, it’s a few more months appended to years of waiting. For others, such as gay and transgender Ugandan refugees in Kenya, the delay comes with immediate risks.

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There have been more than 5.5 million confirmed cases of the coronavirus worldwide. The virus has killed more than 350,000. Access to the following stories is free:

Twitter labels Trump’s tweets with a fact check for the first time

The move was made in response to two recent tweets in which President Trump falsely claimed that mail-in ballots are fraudulent.

Trump doubles down on conspiracy theory about woman’s death, ignoring grieving widower’s plea for peace

President Trump’s online stream of baseless allegations, misinformation and pseudoscience has intensified in recent weeks, sparking renewed calls for social media platforms to take action.
People gather and pray around a makeshift memorial in Minneapolis. (Elizabeth Flores/Star Tribune/AP)
People gather and pray around a makeshift memorial in Minneapolis. (Elizabeth Flores/Star Tribune/AP)

4 Minneapolis officers fired after video shows one kneeling on neck of black man who later died

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Trump wants to know ‘within a week’ whether N.C. can hold GOP convention

The president, who has threatened to pull the August event, ramped up his ultimatum to Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper, who has followed federal guidelines in reopening his state.

Hong Kong protesters defy heavy police crackdown to resist China’s tightening grip

Beijing’s allies in the financial hub are pushing through a measure Wednesday that would make it a crime to disrespect “March of the Volunteers.”
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President Trump speaks at an event on protecting seniors with diabetes at the White House on Tuesday. (AP)
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Senior citizens have emerged as a key 2020 battleground

An average of polls in early April showed that Joe Biden was doing 16 points better with voters older than 65 than Hillary Clinton did in 2016 exit polls. That shift, if it held, would make Trump’s reelection all but impossible.
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Challenging Democratic incumbents has gotten even tougher

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Former ambassadors condemn efforts to use Ukraine to ‘sow divisions’ in 2020 election

The retired former ambassadors to Kyiv said Ukraine was being used as a “false and toxic” foil as the presidential election nears.
Commuters wait for transport Tuesday in Delhi. India is relaxing its lockdown restrictions. (Getty Images)
Commuters wait for transport Tuesday in Delhi. India is relaxing its lockdown restrictions. (Getty Images)
A doctor conducts a test for the virus at a hospital in Gauhati on May 17. (AP)
A doctor conducts a test for the virus at a hospital in Gauhati on May 17. (AP)
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Travelers wait to disinfect their luggage before entering Terminal 3 at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi. (Getty Images)

The largest lockdown in the world is ending. India is bracing for what comes next.

While the lockdown slowed the spread of the novel coronavirus, experts say it did not succeed in flattening the curve. Instead, the number of fresh cases is rising, and experts say loosening the restrictions means cases will increase at faster rates.

Americans scramble to flee Brazil ahead of travel ban

U.S. citizens are exempt from the coronavirus-related restrictions, but getting flights out has grown more difficult. Embassy officials advised those who wished to leave to do so immediately.
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The Cummings scandal shows the gap between the U.S. and U.K.

A scandal rocking Britain would ruffle few feathers in President Trump’s America.

Flooding rains drench South Florida, with coastal Carolinas next in line

Eight to 10 inches of rain fell across a region from Fort Lauderdale to the upper Florida Keys over the holiday weekend.

Supreme Court for now will not stop Ohio order to identify prisoners for release because of virus

The Trump administration had asked the court to stop a federal judge’s order after an outbreak at a low-security prison. But the court left open the door for the administration to file a future request.

White woman ‘terminated’ from job after calling police on black birdwatcher who asked her to leash her dog, company says

The woman lost her dog, her anonymity, and her job at an investment firm less than 24 hours later after a video of their exchange went online.

Dow rises 530 points as Wall Street bets that the worst is over

U.S. stocks roared as economies continued to reopen and another coronavirus vaccine candidate emerged, allowing investors to lean into the idea of recovery.
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Coronavirus is forcing Uber to return to its start-up roots

The global pandemic presents a major test for large start-ups, putting a huge strain on their business models and raising the question of whether they are too established to innovate.

Union ‘extremely disappointed’ with MLB offer

The league’s negotiating team presented its union counterparts with its opening economic proposal for a shortened 2020 baseball season.

Vince McMahon says he won’t attempt to buy back bankrupt XFL

Court filings state that the fledgling football league's investment bank is in active discussions with dozens of potential buyers.
The Capitals’ Tom Wilson scuffles with the Flyers’ Robert Hagg on March 4. Their teams will be in a round-robin to determine playoff seeding. (Jonathan Newton/The Post)
The Capitals’ Tom Wilson scuffles with the Flyers’ Robert Hagg on March 4. Their teams will be in a round-robin to determine playoff seeding. (Jonathan Newton/The Post)

NHL ends regular season, will open with 24-team playoff at an undetermined date

The modified and expanded playoffs will take place in two hub cities that have not been determined. No official dates were announced, though training camps will not start before the first half of July.
Baby Jenson gets attention from Airbnb host Sylvia Newman as Jenson's parents — Laura and Ben — and his twin brother, Kyson, enjoy time in Ogden, Utah. (Natalie Behring for The Post)
Baby Jenson gets attention from Airbnb host Sylvia Newman as Jenson's parents — Laura and Ben — and his twin brother, Kyson, enjoy time in Ogden, Utah. (Natalie Behring for The Post)

Meet the accidental quarantine family: Two Airbnb hosts, two parents, two dogs and two babies

The pandemic is leaving people in all kinds of limbo and forming new bonds. In a Salt Lake City suburb, an Airbnb reservation for one month extended to three, creating an unexpected temporary family.
Anna Kendrick stars in “Love Life,” the most substantial initial offering from new streaming service HBO Max. (HBO Max)
Anna Kendrick stars in “Love Life,” the most substantial initial offering from new streaming service HBO Max. (HBO Max)
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HBO Max rolls in with ‘Love Life,’ a surprisingly deep romance dramedy starring Anna Kendrick

HBO’s streaming service debuts with a show that looks like a "Sex and the City" knockoff but becomes much more.
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(Tom McCorkle for The Post; food styling by Lisa Cherkasky)

Turn curried chicken into a round pie, a slab pie or a turnover

The recipe makes enough filling to tuck between pastry as a deep-dish round pie; a rectangular, shallow slab pie; or a lot of chubby turnovers.
A flight attendant waits outside Washington's Reagan National Airport on April 29. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)
A flight attendant waits outside Washington's Reagan National Airport on April 29. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)

Washington region’s airports are reeling from the pandemic’s impact

In March, the most recent month for which statistics are available, passenger volume dropped by about half at Dulles International, Reagan National and Baltimore-Washington airports, compared with the same period in 2019.
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