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U.S. death toll from coronavirus hits 200,000

The death toll in the U.S. from the coronavirus has topped 200,000.

Scientists uneasy as Russia approves 1st coronavirus vaccine

Russia has become the first country to approve a coronavirus vaccine. The move announced Tuesday was met with international skepticism and unease.

Huge explosions rock Beirut with widespread damage, injuries

Explosions rocked Beirut, inflicting injuries and damaging buildings in a large radius around the city's port.

UK, US, Canada accuse Russia of hacking virus vaccine trials

Britain, the United States and Canada are accusing Russia of trying to steal information from researchers seeking a COVID-19 vaccine.

AP sources: White House aware of Russian bounties in 2019

Top officials in the White House were aware in early 2019 of classified intelligence indicating Russia was secretly offering bounties to the Taliban for the deaths of Americans, a full year earlier than has been previously reported.

Trump denies briefing on reported bounties against US troops

President Donald Trump is denying that he'd been briefed on reported U.S. intelligence that a Russian military intelligence unit secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing American troops in Afghanistan.

North Korea destroys empty liaison office with South

North Korea has blown up an inter-Korean liaison office building just north of the heavily armed border with South Korea.

Canada bans assault-style weapons after shooting rampage

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada is banning the use and trade of assault-style weapons immediately.

Worldwide deaths from the coronavirus hit 100,000

The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus has hit 100,000, according to the running tally kept by Johns Hopkins University.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to intensive care

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved to the intensive care unit of a London hospital after his coronavirus symptoms worsened.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized with virus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who was diagnosed with the coronavirus more than a week ago, has been admitted to a hospital for tests.

British Prime Minister Johnson tests positive for virus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for the new coronavirus, but remains in charge of the U.K.'s response to the outbreak.

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