The pandemic's disruption of international labor and transportation sectors has made it harder to produce and transport illegal drugs and to send profits back across national borders.
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Even as social restrictions ease in some spots, older adults remain extra-vulnerable to COVID-19. That means many families are facing hard choices — whether to hunker down together or apart.
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A U.S. District judge has ruled that the law, which would have required felons to pay court-related debts before they can register to vote, discriminates against those who cannot afford the payments.
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President Trump is barring non-U.S. citizens who have been in Brazil in the past two weeks, in an effort to curb infections. Brazil has the world's highest number of cases after the U.S.
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Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that campgrounds would be able to open on Monday, Memorial Day. He also gave the OK for the state's professional sports teams to start training camp.
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Sun bathing was prohibited and face masks were required. But Venice Beach otherwise felt like its usual eclectic self this Memorial Day weekend.
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Demonstrators defied social distancing rules and thronged some of the busiest retail districts Sunday. China's parliament is planning legislation to tighten its grip on the semi-autonomous territory.
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In the best of times, living in Vermont requires a type of isolation and self-sufficiency unknown in many parts of the country. But the coronavirus has tested the state like never before.
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Sheltering in place isn't new for children who live in neighborhoods plagued by gun violence, and shootings haven't eased during the pandemic. St. Louis families improvise to keep kids safe.
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Rep. Ilhan Omar has a new memoir about her journey to Congress after fleeing civil war in Somalia. She talked with NPR about her life and her hopes for future coronavirus relief measures.
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A stay-at-home order has meant a loss of income for many of the working poor — and the fear that they won't be able to feed their families. Then a group of organic farmers had an idea.
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