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Trump Considers Banning Re-entry by Citizens Who May Have Coronavirus - The rule being considered would allow the government to stop a citizen from returning to the U.S. if an official believed the person had been exposed. If President Trump approves the change, it would be an escalation of his attempts to seal the border against what he perceives as threats.

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College Football Stars Press an Urgent Case: 'We Want to Play' College administrators are mulling whether there will be a football season this fall. Some of the sport's biggest names say there should be.

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Joe Biden's V.P. Pick Is Said to Be Imminent -- He has finished interviewing running-mate candidates and his advisers are said to be planning an announcement for the middle of the week.

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Trump Teases a Gettysburg Speech. Experts Say It's an Ethics Breach. If he accepts his nomination at the Civil War battlefield, the president will be conducting partisan business on federal property.

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President Trump was abruptly pulled out of a news conference after a shooting outside the White House.

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Chicago Staggers Anew in a Spasm of Looting -- A night of unrest left Chicagoans shaken and wondering what had sparked the burst of vandalism on one of the city's most recognizable avenues.

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Taking Protest to the Streets, and the Mayor's Front Door -- City leaders and health officials are seeing protests outside their own homes, with some protesters wielding bullhorns, spray paint and even paintballs.

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McDonald's Sues Former C.E.O., Accusing Him of Lying and Fraud -- The fast-food chain alleged that its former C.E.O., Steve Easterbrook, had concealed evidence of sexual relationships with three employees.

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To Withhold or Not: Trump's Order Gives Employers a New Dilemma - Businesses are grappling with difficult legal and logistical questions about how to respond to the president's payroll-tax holiday order.

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Lebanon's Government Resigns Amid Widespread Anger Over Blast - The cabinet stepped down as fury over a giant explosion last week in Beirut spurred new protests.

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U.S. Contractor Knew of Explosive Material in Beirut Since at Least 2016 -- A State Department official said the agency had no record of the contractor communicating his findings until last week.

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The Editorial Board - Jimmy Lai Is Arrested in Hong Kong. Freedom Loses Again. The arrest of the media tycoon marks the most aggressive action yet under new anti-sedition legislation.

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Joanna Schroeder - What if Some Kids Are Better Off at Home? For parents like me, the pandemic has come with a revelation: For our children, school was torture.

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Paul Krugman -- Trump Sends In the Economic Quacks

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Bret Stephens -- Susan Rice Was a Diplomatic Disaster

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Gail Collins and Bret Stephens -- Never a Dull Moment in Trump World

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Samuel Chu -- Why Is China Coming After Americans Like Me in the U.S.?

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Dara Khosrowshahi -- I Am the C.E.O. of Uber. Gig Workers Deserve Better.

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Nathaniel Lash -- What if Everyone Had Voted by Mail in 2016?

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Binyamin Appelbaum -- Americans Are Starting to Lose Their Homes, Once Again

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Margaret Renkl -- I Have a Cure for the Dog Days of Summer

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Sahan Hapangama, Louis Gelabert and Sarah Norris -- When Someone Dies, How Do Hospital Workers Know if They 'Did a Good Job'?

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15 Creative Women for Our Time - Whether in the realm of art, design, food or fashion, these talents have stayed true to themselves and pushed the boundaries of their respective fields.

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She Explains 'Mansplaining' With Help From 17th-Century Art -- In "Men to Avoid in Art and Life," Nicole Tersigni harnesses her skill with a Twitter meme to illuminate the experience of women harassed by men.

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'The Guy in Front of Me Called a Name, and the Other Guy Turned' -- A street scene at the end of the day, carrying a gift on a packed train and more reader tales of New York City in this week's Metropolitan Diary.

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