A virtual UN General Assembly

September 22, 2020

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US President Donald Trump, shown on a large video screen against a gold leaf wall and the United Nations symbol.

US President Donald Trump is shown on video screens as his prerecorded message is played during the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Sept. 22, 2020.


Rick Bajornas/United Nations via AP

The UN General Assembly is holding its 75th meeting this week in New York — mostly virtually. US President Donald Trump used his address on Wednesday to blame China for the spread of the coronavirus while defending his own response to the pandemic. And the 2020 presidential election will dictate whether the US remains out of the Paris climate agreement for another four years, or reenters it this coming winter. Plus, Puerto Rican singer Bad Bunny performed live in New York City on Sunday night, standing on top of a flatbed truck while rolling through city streets.

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