Health workers walk through the Rocinha slum to test people for COVID-19 as part of a rapid test campaign by the civilian organization "Bora Testar," or "Let's Test" in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020. Financed by crowdfunding and donations, the organization says it aims to test up to 300 people in the slum. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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Five international stories of the week

Boris Johnson is expected to support a 3-tier lockdown system for England, Brazil passes 150,000 COVID-19 deaths, COVID-19 patients fill French ICUs, a Malian politician is freed from al-Qaida captivity and North Korea reveals new weapons in a military parade make up this week's five international stories. 





Karen Simon from the District of Columbia, left, waves a banner together with other supporters of President Donald Trump, gathered outside the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Monday, Oct. 5, 2020. Trump said Monday he's leaving the military hospital where he has been treated for COVID-19 and will continue his recovery at the White House. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
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Five national stories of the week

President Donald Trump returns to the White House to recover from COVID-19, the CDC release new guidance for socially distant indoor events, the officer wounded in Breonna Taylor protests recovers from surgery, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo closes some Brooklyn and Queens schools and Rochester mayor defends herself against a grand jury indictment on scheming to violate election laws.








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