Governments around the world are encouraging people to stay home in an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19, the new coronavirus. But governments with elections planned face a difficult choice: should they let people vote, or delay elections?
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On Tuesday, Joe Biden had another big victory in the race to become the Democratic candidate for president. Six more states held primary elections yesterday, and Mr. Biden won four of the largest states.
On Monday, two different men were sworn in as president of Afghanistan, bringing political confusion to the country at a time when it most needs a stable government.
In the last two days, ex-mayor Pete Buttigieg and Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota have dropped out of the race to become the Democratic candidate for president. The news is expected to be a big help to Joe Biden.
Joe Biden earned his first big victory of the election on Saturday when he won in South Carolina. The win will give Mr. Biden a better shot at challenging Bernie Sanders, the current leader in the Democratic race.
In today's news roundup, Senator Bernie Sanders wins Nevada, Russia is reported to be trying to help Donald Trump and Mr. Sanders in the election, and thieves in Hong Kong steal an unusual item - toilet paper.
Election results have been announced this week in several places around the world with some surprising results. Today, NFK looks at how things turned out in New Hampshire, Ireland, and Delhi.
Iowa's process for choosing the 2020 Democratic candidate for president ended in pure confusion on Monday. A series of communication problems left voters, candidates, and Democratic party leaders with no idea who had won.
Taiwan's voters have re-elected president Tsai Ing-wen as president. The vote is a clear signal to China that Taiwan's people do not want to become part of China.
For the last year, Venezuela has had two men who claim to be president. Now the country has a new problem - two men who claim to lead its National Assembly.
In today's news roundup, a deadly volcano erupts in New Zealand, Algerians protest their newly elected president, and a hungry artist eats a banana from an artwork valued at $120,000.