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Amid a steep spike in cases, more than 3.6 million Slovaks were tested for the virus — about two-thirds of the country. The prime minister hopes the testing can ward off a more severe lockdown.
Nov. 2, 2020
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Politicians have spent decades fighting over statehood but many young voters think it's time to focus on rebuilding a decimated island instead.
Nov. 2, 2020
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The decision means about 127,000 ballots cast by drive-through voting in the Houston area will be counted. It follows a similar ruling by the Texas Supreme Court on Sunday.
Nov. 2, 2020
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The newest justice did not participate in the court's work last week, and, consequently, did not vote in two significant cases decided by the court in opinions released Monday.
Nov. 2, 2020
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An 18-year-old sculpture caught a metro train after it crushed barriers at the end of the tracks early Monday.
Nov. 2, 2020
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A new policy from American Airlines, the largest airline in the United States, put a limit on the weight of a wheelchair. Now, many power wheelchairs are too heavy to fly on smaller regional jets.
Nov. 2, 2020
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The Nevada Republican Party and Trump campaign alleged they could not observe the counting process closely enough. The judge ruled they failed to provide evidence that votes were improperly counted.
Nov. 2, 2020
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President Trump's immigration policies are on the line and many are hoping Joe Biden will follow through on pledges to help immigrants and asylum-seekers if he wins the election.
Nov. 2, 2020
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The wealthy businesswoman replaced Georgia Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson who resigned last year. Now she's running in a crowded special election to serve out the remaining two years of his term.
Nov. 2, 2020
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City authorities have not recommended such measures, but building and store owners say they are taking precautions in case of widespread unrest following Tuesday's election.
Nov. 2, 2020
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There's no legal or constitutional requirement that the loser of a U.S. presidential election must concede. But the public concession speech is an important tradition, perhaps now more than ever.
Nov. 2, 2020
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President Trump has claimed, with little evidence, the city's election system is corrupt. His critics say the president is trying to suppress turnout. But voters have registered in record numbers.
Nov. 2, 2020
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The races for governor in Missouri and North Carolina may tell us if the coronavirus can make or break a state leader. Meanwhile, political strategy in Montana has tempered talk of COVID-19.
Nov. 2, 2020
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Speaking to Parliament, the prime minister defends his decision to order a renewed lockdown, saying a new wave of infections could be "twice as bad" as anything seen before.
Nov. 2, 2020
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The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack by heavily armed gunmen who stormed the campus, firing on students, some of whom jumped out of windows to flee the attackers.
Nov. 2, 2020

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