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Quest says COVID-19 test results now take 7 days on average
July 14, 2020
"Soaring demand" for coronavirus tests is leading to longer turnaround times, screening company warns.
Stunning video from space shows comet soaring past Earth
July 14, 2020
Astronauts captured the once-in-a-lifetime cosmic fireworks show from space.
Zappos tries selling 1 shoe instead of pair
July 14, 2020
Customers can buy a single shoe, or a pair in two different sizes, in response to feedback from shoppers.
"I still love sharks!" Bloodied woman hospitalized after ocean attack
July 14, 2020
"Sharks are beautiful." the woman yelled to camera crews as she was wheeled past on a stretcher.
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NEWS • Current
Tesla Is No Berkshire, but Mom and Pop Might Buy Anyway
July 14, 2020
Companies that join or leave the S&P 500 tend to rise and fall before the fact, costing index fund investors a bit of money. But now Tesla threatens to crash the party and make a real dent.
AutoNation CEO Won't Return After Medical Leave
July 14, 2020
The U.S.’s largest car dealership chain, AutoNation said its former CEO Cheryl Miller won’t return from a three-month medical leave, making her the second chief executive to exit from the top job in about a year.
U.S. Challenges China’s Maritime Claims in South China Sea
July 14, 2020

The U.S. is now officially rejecting China’s claims of sovereignty in most of the South China Sea. WSJ’s Alastair Gale explains how the move further escalates geopolitical tensions. Photo: U.S. Navy/EPA/Shutterstock

New ICE Rule on Foreign Students Spurs Confusion
July 14, 2020

The Trump administration rescinded new guidelines on foreign student visas after the rules prompted a lawsuit from universities. Ahead of the rollback, four students from four countries talked with WSJ about the potential impact of the policy on their future. Photo: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

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Africa's coronavirus caseload climbs past 600,000: Live updates
July 14, 2020
Africa now has more than 610,000 confirmed cases, with South Africa having the most cases on the continent at 287,000.
Serbia-Kosovo deal: Can the EU succeed where Trump failed?
July 14, 2020
After Trump's failure to tackle the Serbia-Kosovo issue, the EU has taken back the lead. But it cannot do it alone.
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NEWS • Report
Armenia says it shot down Azerbaijani drone as fierce border clashes continue into third day (VIDEO)
July 14, 2020
Preview The Armenian military has claimed it downed an advanced Azerbaijani drone amid ongoing border clashes. The flare-up has already led to casualties on both sides, with the South Caucasus neighbors blaming each other for the spat.
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Scientists zoom in on ‘ghost galaxy’ for breakthrough discovery on supermassive black hole formation
July 14, 2020
Preview Researchers investigating how supermassive black holes (SMBH) form have made a major breakthrough using some state of the art kit to zoom in on a nearby galaxy like never before.
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Greece blasts Turkey’s conversion of Hagia Sophia into mosque as ‘petty’ move by ‘regional troublemaker’
July 14, 2020
Preview Greece has slammed Turkey’s decision to convert the iconic Hagia Sophia back into a mosque as “petty” and urged the European Union to take a tougher stance on Ankara’s plans to drill for gas in contested Mediterranean waters.
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NEWS • Analysis
Jeff Sessions Loses Alabama Senate Bid After Trump Campaigned Against His Former Attorney General
July 15, 2020
Sessions, 73, was wounded by Trump’s criticisms after he recused himself in the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign
Moderna’s Coronavirus Vaccine Looks Promising In Its First Tests
July 15, 2020
Researchers report on the first COVID-19 vaccine to enter human trials
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NEWS • Comment
The area burned by wildfire in America has quadrupled in 40 years
July 14, 2020
While more homes were being built in risky areas
The Bank of Mum and Dad as young adults’ social insurance
July 13, 2020
New evidence that, when short of cash, many young people turn to their parents
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Money really can buy happiness and recessions can take it away
July 11, 2020
Polls from 145 countries show that citizens of wealthier ones are more satisfied and secure
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