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The White House’s official narrative about the pandemic is contradicted by the facts—and creates new obstacles to stopping the virus.
Rioting in the aftermath of another police-inflicted death—this time in one of the most prosperous U.S. cities—reveals how little progress has been made.
The stock market is soaring, African leaders are rallying around George Floyd, and reducing the U.S. military presence abroad could boost the domestic economy.
Catastrophes like the pandemic or the president shape the past as much as the future.