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‘White power’ video was a glimpse into political discourse in ‘America’s friendliest’ retirement community

Political arguments in the Villages have led at times to physical confrontations, prompting some septuagenarians to pack pepper spray and stun guns.

Before the coronavirus, CDC made similar errors with Zika tests

The CDC sidelined an effective Zika test in favor of a more complex one that failed about one-third of the time.

Coronavirus update: Trump speaks at Mount Rushmore as U.S. sets record for new cases

Anxieties among state leaders are high heading into the Fourth of July weekend as nearly 40 states see their infection rates rise.

Coronavirus update: U.S. enters Fourth of July weekend facing surging infections

Nationwide, new infections reached another single-day high of 57,497 on Friday, and at least 20 states set record highs for the average of new cases over seven days.

America on its 244th birthday: Dark skies, canceled parades, but also new hope

Frightened and isolated by the novel coronavirus, many Americans see protests over racial inequality as a step toward national renewal.

Police chief fires 3 Colorado officers over photo taken near memorial site for Elijah McClain

McClain died last summer in Aurora, Colo., after he was placed in a chokehold and injected with a heavy sedative by paramedics.

After he shot and killed an unarmed teen driver, a Kansas police officer was paid a $70,000 severance

Officer Clayton Jenison fired 13 times into van being driven by suicidal teen. Prosecutor ruled killing justifiable.

July 4 celebrations beset by coronavirus cancellations, closures, restrictions nationwide

Few places are more patriotic than Texas, where festivities will be dampened by rising coronavirus cases.

“The Cursed Platoon,” Part 2

Clint Lorance had been in charge of his Army platoon for three days when he ordered them to kill three Afghans on a dirt road. After a second-degree murder conviction, Lorance was pardoned by Trump, hailed as a hero. His troops suffered a different fate.

When a community in Utah was hit by the coronavirus, a network of volunteers went into action

An outbreak at a meatpacking plant left families in need of help, and a devoted group has provided it.

Coronavirus detectives couldn’t get partygoers to answer the phone. So they issued subpoenas.

The legal strategy used for coronavirus contact tracing in Rockland County, N.Y. shows just how difficult it may be to get Americans to comply with this key part of many pandemic response plans.

Oklahoma officers charged with murder after using Taser more than 50 times in man’s death, investigators say

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation announced Thursday that Wilson, Okla., police officers Joshua Taylor, 25, and Brandon Dingman, 34, were charged in connection with the 2019 death of 28-year-old Jared Lakey.

An 8-year-old organized his own Black Lives Matter protest. Hundreds marched alongside him.

Nolan Davis, who is multiracial, told the crowd of adults and fellow children that he worries about black people getting hurt.

More than 126,000 Americans have died of coronavirus. This is how they lived — and what was lost when they died.

Those remembered here show the outbreak’s sweeping impact on our communities, culture and workplaces.
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