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Trump announces emergency authorization for coronavirus plasma treatment – as it happened

11.30pm BST23:30 Summary Here’s a rundown of Sunday’s events. We’ll be back tomorrow for all Monday’s news. Coronavirus: Trump authorizes plasma treatment amid attacks on FDA. After...

Pelosi slams Trump ‘deep state’ tweet on coronavirus vaccines – as it happened

10.43pm BST22:43 Summary Here’s a rundown of Saturday’s events. We’ll be back tomorrow for all Sunday’s news. House Democrats pass $25bn bill to fund US Postal Service....

Deborah Birx warns Covid-19 now ‘extraordinarily widespread’ in US – live

10.03pm BST22:03 The US economy could benefit if the nation were to “lock down really hard” for four to six weeks, a top Federal Reserve...

Tom Cotton calls slavery ‘necessary evil’ in attack on New York Times’ 1619 Project

The Arkansas Republican senator Tom Cotton has called the enslavement of millions of African people “the necessary evil upon which the union was built”.Cotton,...

Coronavirus US live: Georgia Senate candidate awaiting Covid-19 results after wife tests positive – as it happened

10.32pm BST22:32 Summary We’ll be shutting down today’s blog shortly. Here’s a glance at today’s major news items: America ‘staring down the barrel of martial law’, Oregon...

Barack Obama leads tributes to civil rights leader John Lewis – as it happened

10.13pm BST22:13 Major League Baseball is moving full speed ahead with a shortened 60-game season to to be played in every club’s home ballpark starting...

Donald Trump wears mask in public for first time – as it happened

11.42pm BST23:42 Summary Updated at 11.56pm BST 10.58pm BST22:58 In first, Trump wears face mask for Walter Reed visit Donald Trump was wearing a black mask as he walked down...

Senator Loeffler objects to WNBA’s Black Lives Matter tie-in over ‘removal of Jesus’

Kelly Loeffler has served as a senator since January 2020. Photograph: REX/Shutterstock Georgia senator Kelly Loeffler, a co-owner of the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream, has written to...

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Simone Biles and the Unprecedented Olympic Pressure

Olympic athletes are used to pressure. Before every Games, a handful of stars from each country get singled out...
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How Gravity Turns Me Upside Down

Gravity’s always been my favorite force. I’ve been cheering from the front lines as it’s consistently exceeded expectations, mapping...

Men’s Basketball at the Olympics

With the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympics finally underway, it’s got sports fans rejoicing and enjoying the spectacle...

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Simone Biles and the Unprecedented Olympic Pressure

Olympic athletes are used to pressure. Before every Games,...

How Gravity Turns Me Upside Down

Gravity’s always been my favorite force. I’ve been cheering...