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Presidential Debate, Coronavirus in Sweden, Aleksei Navalny: Your Wednesday Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering the first U.S. presidential debate, surprisingly low coronavirus numbers in Sweden and how Australia became a …

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Pandemic Convinces Airline Workers It’s Time for New Horizons

When his retirement began this month, Robert Browning Vaughn II was sitting next to the pool with his wife, Kimi Vaughn, at a Mexican resort in Cabo San Lucas. The …

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Cats Shed More Than Dogs. The Coronavirus, Not Fur.

Also, outside a lab, infection depends mainly on breathing in viral particles from an infected person and normal contact doesn’t necessarily translate into infection for animals. Ferrets have been shown …

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Seattle Passes Minimum Pay Rate for Uber and Lyft Drivers

Seattle Passes Minimum Pay Rate for Uber and Lyft Drivers

The Seattle City Council approved a minimum pay standard for Uber and Lyft drivers on Tuesday, becoming the second city in the country to do so. Under the law, effective …