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Live updates: As U.S. coronavirus cases soar, White House digs in despite criticism

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Alarming indicators continued to mount over the Fourth of July weekend, with the rolling seven-day average for daily new cases hitting a record high for the 27th day in a row on Sunday.
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After initial refusals, the federal government released records on small-business loans that it claims supported 51 million jobs.
As GOP officials have warned about the dire circumstances their states face, Trump has offered few such warnings -- often casting doubt on the true threat of the virus.
Both local and state authorities require restaurant workers to cover their faces while working.
The tournament at Jack Nicklaus’s course in Ohio was supposed to be the first with fans since the coronavirus pandemic began.
Officials from the Trump, Obama and George W. Bush administrations all signed the statement, underscoring the widespread concern over Trump’s response to a pandemic that has claimed the lives of more than 127,000 Americans so far.
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The International AIDS Conference was slated to highlight uneven progress. Then, covid-19 intervened.
In more than half the country, local courts are reopening and beginning to process a backlog of eviction cases, sparking what economists and housing advocates say could be a historic surge in homelessness as millions of Americans lose their homes.
With cruises canceled until at least mid-September, cruise lines need help to meet the health requirements of authorities around the world.
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In a sign of how complicated it’s become to navigate the coronavirus outbreak, brands are rushing to hire disease detectives to help guide their reopening and reassure a nervous public.
Nurses at Potomac Valley in Rockville pleaded with administrators to stop admissions, employees say.
Friends and family recalled Martin Wenick’s work on behalf of Jewish refuseniks in the Soviet Union and support for dissidents in Prague.
The House and Senate adjourn when coronavirus cases are spiking in numerous states. They will face a number of crucial decisions when they return, but there appears to be no willingness to compromise yet.
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The former vice president is seizing on his opponent’s stumbling response to the crisis, while the Trump campaign seeks ways to reframe the issue.
When the coronavirus pandemic began, Christmas City Spirits in Bethlehem, Pa., stopped its production of drinkable alcohol and instead made hand sanitizer, which it donated to essential workers.
The joy of social dancing is now tempered by the fear of contagion.
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