China Gets Back to Work While U.S. Extends Coronavirus Shutdowns

China’s major industrial provinces fully resumed production on Monday, a top government official said, two months after a near-nationwide shutdown of factories, workplaces and retail outlets because of the coronavirus pandemic. The revving up of China’s economic engine contrasts with the situation in the U.S.,…

U.S. Drawdown of China Diplomats Cripples Ties at Critical Moment

BEIJING—A sweeping evacuation of American diplomats has hobbled the U.S. government’s presence in China, further rupturing interactions between the two superpowers at a time of rising tensions and hampering efforts to fight the coronavirus pandemic. U.S. diplomats and their family members started to return home…

Coronavirus Deaths Outside China Exceed Those Inside

Coronavirus deaths outside China surpassed those inside for the first time, as the center of the pandemic shifted toward the U.S. and Europe and forced more countries to limit travel and gatherings to contain the spread. More than 3,300 people from countries including Italy, Iran…

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