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  1. PhotoRahul, 11, collecting plastic to sell to a recycler in southern India. His teacher said he has a high I.Q. and was doing well in school until it closed in March. Many parents say they are under tremendous pressure to put their idle children to work.
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    As Covid-19 Closes Schools, the World’s Children Go to Work

    Former students are taking illegal and often dangerous jobs in India and other developing countries, potentially rolling back years of progress in social mobility and public health.

    By Jeffrey Gettleman and

  2. PhotoAttendees at the Beijing Auto Show on Saturday.
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    From Cars to Jewelry, China’s Shoppers Are Spending Again

    Big crowds at places like the Beijing auto show are a sign of good news for a world mired in recession. But China needs its less affluent to spend more before its growth engine can return to full speed.

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  1. PhotoSecretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok of Sudan in Khartoum last month.
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    Sudan Is Focus of U.S. Efforts to Improve Ties With Israel

    The U.S. is offering cash aid and promises to entice Sudan to recognize Israel before the American election, while the big prize, Saudi Arabia, remains out of reach.

    By Ronen Bergman and

  2. PhotoA meeting in Yerevan, Armenia, on Sunday to recruit military volunteers.
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    Fighting Flares Between Azerbaijan and Armenia

    The governments of both countries reported action with tanks, military helicopters and artillery in a rapid escalation of a long-simmering conflict.

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    China Is Erasing Mosques and Precious Shrines in Xinjiang

    Thousands of religious sites in Xinjiang have been destroyed, a new analysis suggests, part of China’s drive to erode the region’s heritage.

    By Chris Buckley and

  2. PhotoCleaning the carousel in Toshimaen Amusement Park in Tokyo last month. It now sits in storage, its fate unknown.
    CreditNoriko Hayashi for The New York Times

    This Carousel Has Had Quite a Ride. Will Anyone in Japan Save It?

    The 113-year-old merry-go-round, which arrived in Tokyo after stints in Germany and Coney Island, is now in storage, its fate uncertain in a country that tends to preserve only the very old.

    By Motoko Rich and

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    A Theory About Conspiracy Theories

    In a new study, psychologists tried to get a handle on the personality types that might be prone to outlandish beliefs.

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  2. PhotoA child disinfects his desk at the Don Milani school in the Vinovo district of Turin, Italy, earlier this month.
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    Back-to-School Season in Italy

    There is a cultural emphasis on children being with other children, and having them go to school in person.

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  1. PhotoThe burial of a coronavirus victim in the cemetery in the Iztapalapa neighborhood of Mexico City.
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    En el epicentro del epicentro de la pandemia en México

    Para la gran mayoría de las personas de Iztapalapa, una zona densamente poblada de Ciudad de México, el riesgo de enfermar o morir se ha convertido en el precio de la supervivencia.

    By Azam Ahmed and

  2. PhotoPolice escorting Mr. Rusesabagina into a van after his pre-trail court appearance on Monday.
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    Cómo el héroe de ‘Hotel Rwanda’ cayó en la trampa de un dictador vengativo

    Paul Rusesabagina pasó de ser el ruandés más famoso del mundo a prisionero de su némesis político, el presidente Paul Kagame, cuyo gobierno acusa al inmutable hotelero de asesinato, terrorismo e incendio intencional.

    By Abdi Latif Dahir, Declan Walsh, Matina Stevis-Gridneff and

  3. PhotoJustice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was the leader of the court’s four-member liberal wing.Credit...
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    Ruth Bader Ginsburg, la trayectoria de un icono feminista

    La segunda mujer en ser nombrada a la Corte Suprema de Estados Unidos se convirtió en una celebridad entre una generación más joven debido a sus marcadas opiniones disidentes.

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  4. PhotoUna misa en la que se cumple con las medidas de distanciamiento social en la iglesia católica de Santa Mónica, en Miami, el 22 de julio de 2020.
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    Trump y Biden buscan el voto católico

    Los partidarios de Joseph Biden destacan su fe y valores católicos mientras que el presidente Trump, con su nominación a la Corte Suprema, opera en el terreno de la guerra cultural que él prefiere.

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  1. PhotoPanning for gold this month at Mennock Water, a stream near Wanlockhead, Scotland.
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    There’s Gold in Them Thar Braes

    With prices for the precious metal surging, amateur prospectors are fanning out over the Scottish countryside, while the nation’s first commercial mine is set to start production.

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  2. PhotoNames of victims of domestic violence who were killed since the feminist activist group known as the Gluers started its poster campaign.
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    Feminists Paper Paris With Stark Posters Decrying Domestic Abuse

    A widespread but illegal campaign by a group calling itself “the Gluers” uses posters to denounce violence against women. It has become an effective — and ubiquitous — tool to raise awareness.

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