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    Hong Kong Ousts Lawmakers After Beijing Grants Sweeping New Powers

    Members of the pro-democracy bloc in the territory’s legislature had earlier threatened to step down en masse if any of their group were ousted.

    Lawmakers ‘Alarmed’ by Reports U.S. Envoy Told Brazil It Could Help Re-elect Trump

    The House Foreign Affairs Committee has begun an inquiry into multiple reports in the Brazilian media that the U.S. ambassador was framing negotiations over ethanol tariffs in partisan terms.
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    Portugal’s President Wins Re-election, but Far Right Gains

    Portugal once stood out in Europe for having no real far-right presence in politics. Those days appear over.

    Mexico’s president is the latest world leader to become infected with the coronavirus.

    Andrés Manuel López Obrador has scoffed at precautions to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Now he has it.

    It’s 30 Degrees. Shall We Have Brunch Outdoors?

    It's winter, and the pandemic is going strong. But die-hard New Yorkers still want to meet up with friends for a meal.

    How Space Became the Next ‘Great Power’ Contest Between the U.S. and China

    The Biden administration faces not only waves of Chinese antisatellite weapons but a history of jumbled responses to the intensifying threat.

    Five Takeaways From the Developing Space War Between China and the U.S.

    The Biden administration is inheriting the menace of Chinese antisatellite arms as well as an innovative way of trying to defuse the escalating threat.

    Uber, After Buying Postmates, Lays Off More Than 180 Employees

    The layoffs include most of the executive team at Postmates, the food delivery app that Uber bought last year.