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Wednesday Headlines: Turbulence.

Fauci says at the current pace, US coronavirus infections could top 100,000 new cases a day.

The CDC calls American Airlines' decision to resume full flight capacity a "substantial disappointment."

The EU announces it will now allow travel from certain countries that have been hit by COVID-19, and the US isn't one of them.

Following clinical trials, the Chinese military has received approval to use a COVID-19 vaccine candidate.

A new strain of swine flu has been identified in China, and is already spreading silently among farm workers.

Hong Kong police have arrested more than 180 protesters on the first day of Beijing’s controversial new anti-sedition laws.

To reduce birth rates among Uighurs and other minorities, China is forcing them to submit to IUDs, sterilization, and abortion.

Despite dozens of "I can't breathe" deaths, police have maintained people who can talk can breathe—that's not how breathing works.

The 75-year-old protestor knocked down by Buffalo police has been released from the hospital nearly a month later.

The Dept. of Homeland Security will launch a new task force to protect monuments, memorials, and statues.

The NAFTA replacement begins today, even as Trump is threatening new tariffs on Canada.

QAnon has proliferated in large part to Facebook, which seems aware of how the community operates, yet remains reluctant to shut it down.

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Comedy legend Carl Reiner has died at 98.

"We didn't, at that moment, actually know where our enemy was, which is normally pretty crucial before you can attack them." An oral history of the Onion’s 9/11 issue.

Profiles of Britain's "wild swimmers," who are drawn to open water, no matter how cold.

More than 1,000 tons of microplastics end up across 11 protected areas in the American West every year.

Disney will "reimagine" its Splash Mountain ride, which debuted in 1989 with references to the racist Song of the South.

Watch: Dishes and glasses smashing apart and reforming in an impressive CGI animation.

18/21  |  The Morning News

See also: Photos of sculptures captured at the moment of smashing, by Martin Klimas.

"Oh, why is my food here? Why is it on the floor?" What it's like to deliver pizza during the pandemic.

An entertaining review of the highly commercial—yet influential—early ‘90s new age compilation, Pure Moods.