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Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch Has Retired From Foreign Service

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Officials lower and remove the Union Jack from the European Parliament building in Brussels on Friday. As the U.K. prepared to bring to an end its decades-long membership in the European Union, the bloc's top officials on Friday pledged to continue playing a prominent role despite the loss of a powerful affiliate. Francisco Seco/AP hide caption

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Travelers wearing face masks walk along a concourse at Beijing Capital International Airport on Thursday. American schools are advising students to avoid travel to China, and some are working to evacuate students already there. China reported nearly 11,800 confirmed coronavirus cases on Friday. Mark Schiefelbein/AP hide caption

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As Coronavirus Spreads, U.S. Students In China Scramble To Leave

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Hong Kong Health Care Workers Threaten To Strike Over Coronavirus Concerns

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Under U.S. Pressure, Mexico Attempts To Curb Migration Through Its Borders

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Great Britain Set To Leave European Union Tonight

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There are now nearly 10,000 cases of coronavirus — far more than the reported number of SARS cases worldwide during a 2003 outbreak. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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U.S. Warns Americans 'Do Not Travel To China' As Coronavirus Infections Surpass SARS

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Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo Meets With Ukraine's President

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Coronavirus Declared A Global Health Emergency By World Health Organization

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Looking Back On The Impact The 2016 Brexit Vote

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News Brief: Impeachment Trial, Coronavirus, Brexit Day

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