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President Trump and the First Lady with Queen Elizabeth II at a D-Day anniversary celebration in Portsmouth, England. Photo: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

President Trump traveled to Portsmouth to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings on the third and final day of his state visit to the United Kingdom, the highest honor afforded to a foreign leader.

Details: Trump is among 15 world leaders being hosted by British Prime Minister Theresa May on the southern coast in an event commemorating the largest combined land, air and naval operation in history, per the BBC.

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis (front row L-R) Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, Britain's Prince Charles, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, President Donald Trump and Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos during an event to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings.
The president and Melania Trump at Southsea Castle, ahead of D-Day commemorations. Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images
Trump ahead of a dinner that he hosted with Melania Trump at Winfield House for Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall. Photo: Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/Getty Images
Philip May and First Lady Melania Trump attend a garden party for families of staff from No.10 and the US Embassy in London. Photo: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images
President Trump and Prime Minister Theresa May take part in a business roundtable with their respective delegations. Photo: Tim Ireland/WPA Pool/Getty Images
President Trump and Melania Trump join Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall for tea. Photo: Victoria Jones/WPA Pool/Getty Images
Ivanka Trump and Britain's International Trade Secretary Liam Fox in the ballroom at Buckingham Palace. Photo: Victoria Jones/AFP/Getty Images
Photo: Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images
President Trump and Melania Trump lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior in Westminster Abbey. Photo: Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images
Queen Elizabeth II waits to greet Trump at Buckingham Palace. Photo: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images
Trump inspects an honor guard with Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace. Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images
Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump at a window of Buckingham Palace. Photo: Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images
Trump is greeted by Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace. Photo: Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images
Marine One comes in to land over Buckingham Palace. Photo: Steve Parsons/PA Images via Getty Images

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U.S. tops 88,000 COVID-19 cases, setting new single-day record

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Data: COVID Tracking Project; Chart: Axios Visuals

The United States reported 88,452 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, setting a single-day record, according to data from the COVID Tracking Project.

The big picture: The country confirmed 1,049 additional deaths due to the virus, and there are over 46,000 people currently hospitalized, suggesting the U.S. is experiencing a third wave heading into the winter months.

Updated 1 hour ago - Politics & Policy

Coronavirus dashboard

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  1. Health: Large coronavirus outbreaks leading to high death rates — Coronavirus cases are at an all-time high ahead of Election Day.
  2. Politics: Top HHS spokesperson pitched coronavirus ad campaign as "helping the president" — Space Force's No. 2 general tests positive for coronavirus.
  3. World: Taiwan reaches a record 200 days with no local coronavirus cases.
  4. Sports: MLB to investigate Dodgers player who joined celebration after positive COVID test.
  5. 🎧Podcast: The vaccine race turns toward nationalism.

The norms around science and politics are cracking

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

Crafting successful public health measures depends on the ability of top scientists to gather data and report their findings unrestricted to policymakers.

State of play: But concern has spiked among health experts and physicians over what they see as an assault on key science protections, particularly during a raging pandemic. And a move last week by President Trump, via an executive order, is triggering even more worries.

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