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Wednesday headlines: Doctor Coup

Hong Kong reels after an 18-year-old protester is shot in the chest with a live bullet, one of six live rounds fired by police.

In March, President Trump suggested any migrants trying to reach the United States on foot should be shot in the legs. 

When it comes to any talk about “coups,” “let’s not pretend Trump is the first to use this stupid comparison.”

America's factories are getting crushed by Trump's trade war. The effects will be felt soon by everyday Americans.

See also: “I Used to Be a Bully and This Is Why I Stopped.”

Giving his first speech as prime minister to the Conservative faithful, Boris Johnson outlines his final offer to the EU.

Europe’s young are less progressive than their American contemporaries, "and they are emphatically not socialists."

In Nigeria, young people face police harassment for wearing their hair in styles not deemed “traditional.”

By some standards, Australia has had a 28-year expansion. By others, it's had three recessions since 1991.

Russian alcohol consumption decreased by 43% from 2003 to 2016, attributed to a series of government “alcohol-control measures.”

Nearly 80% of rural America is “medically underserved.” The number of rural doctors will decline 23% over the next decade.

With the "stand on the right, walk on the left" rule, we give up 50% of our escalator space for roughly 25% of commuters.

A study finds that non-religious Americans are willing to pay in order not to be prayed for.

Every day, humanity creates more new information than it did "from the dawn of civilization until 2003."

Three videos for the New York Times by web guru Jaron Lanier on how to fix the internet.

A visual essay on what happens to a city's abandoned acres after 10,000 people leave.

David Maisel photographs Utah's Dugway Proving Ground, some 800,000 acres used to test chemical weapons.

The hidden compartment furniture industry adapts to the digital age.

Michael Chabon decides that art doesn’t improve the world, but it does make people feel less alone.

"Drawing comics is a little less like carpentry and a little more like gardening." Chris Ware explains his process.