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    Trump Cherry-Picks Coronavirus Data in Briefing Appearance

    The president selectively highlighted statistics, falsely claimed New York and New Jersey were solely responsible for high national death rates and again wrongly asserted that a rise in cases was because of testing.

    Trump’s Coronavirus Testing Chief Concedes a Lag in Test Results

    With the reopening plans of schools and businesses hinging on rapid test results, the Trump administration’s testing czar says a two- to three-day turnaround “is not possible.”

    As Trump Undercuts Aid Talks, White House Says Extra Jobless Aid Will Lapse

    President Trump signaled that he was not interested in a broad economic recovery package that would have to be negotiated with Democrats, saying he preferred a narrower plan.

    Trump Announced, Then Canceled, a Yankees Pitch. Both Came as a Surprise.

    The president’s announcement that he would pitch at Yankee Stadium on Aug. 15 startled the team’s officials, who had not scheduled such an event.

    Trump Officials Float Idea of Narrow Bill to Extend Unemployment Benefits

    The proposal on the eve of Republicans’ unveiling of a larger aid bill amounts to a concession that the two parties are unlikely to reach a deal before benefits expire.
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