Vaccines, Brexit, Obama: Your Wednesday Briefing

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Vaccines, Brexit, Obama: Your Wednesday Briefing
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Vaccines, Brexit, Obama: Your Wednesday Briefing

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Covid-19: Biden Sets Ambitious Pandemic Goals for First 100 Days

Covid-19: Biden Sets Ambitious Pandemic Goals for First 100 Days
The New York Times

The United Kingdom kicked off a global effort to fight Covid-19. Doctors, nurses, certain ...

  • Wed, 09 Dec 2020 05:45:14 +0000

Covid-19 Live Updates: Biden Sets Ambitious Pandemic Goals for First 100 Days

Covid-19 Live Updates: Biden Sets Ambitious Pandemic Goals for First 100 Days
The New York Times

The United Kingdom kicked off a global effort to fight Covid-19. Doctors, nurses, certain ...

  • Wed, 09 Dec 2020 00:56:57 +0000

In Britain, a Simple ‘Jab' Opens a New Front in the Coronavirus Battle

In Britain, a Simple ‘Jab' Opens a New Front in the Coronavirus Battle
The New York Times

Dr. Chris Hingston was one of the first health care workers in Britain to ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 21:50:58 +0000

Covid-19 Live Updates: Trump and Biden Split Screen Moment Highlights Clashing Virus Strategies

Covid-19 Live Updates: Trump and Biden Split Screen Moment Highlights Clashing Virus Strategies
The New York Times

The country kicked off a global effort to fight Covid-19. Doctors, nurses, certain people ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 21:44:12 +0000

FireEye, a Top Cybersecurity Firm, Says It Was Hacked by a Nation-State

FireEye, a Top Cybersecurity Firm, Says It Was Hacked by a Nation-State
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The Silicon Valley company said hackers — almost certainly Russian — made off with ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 21:18:22 +0000

Bad Sex in Fiction Award Is Canceled, as 2020 Was Bad Enough

Bad Sex in Fiction Award Is Canceled, as 2020 Was Bad Enough
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Editors of the Literary Review, which has given the award for almost 30 years, ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 20:55:17 +0000

Istanbul Is Locking Down. But Not if You're a Tourist.

Istanbul Is Locking Down. But Not if You're a Tourist.
The New York Times

The city's strict weekend curfew doesn't apply to foreign visitors, who are free to ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 20:26:12 +0000

Doug Scott, Part of First Team to Summit Everest by Southwest Face, Dies at 79

Doug Scott, Part of First Team to Summit Everest by Southwest Face, Dies at 79
The New York Times

In recent decades, Mr. Scott directed and raised funds for Community Action Nepal, a ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 19:40:21 +0000

India's Police Detain Opposition Leaders As Farmers' Agitation Grows

India's Police Detain Opposition Leaders As Farmers' Agitation Grows
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The agitation of India's farmers has increasingly rattled the government of Prime Minister Narendra ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 19:35:08 +0000

As Brexit Talks Stall, Boris Johnson Offers the E.U. an Olive Branch

As Brexit Talks Stall, Boris Johnson Offers the E.U. an Olive Branch
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After weeks of hardball, the British prime minister has dropped a threat to break ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 19:10:01 +0000

As U.K. Begins Vaccinations, a Glimpse of Life After Covid

As U.K. Begins Vaccinations, a Glimpse of Life After Covid
The New York Times

A 90-year-old former jewelry shop assistant was the first to get a shot, followed, ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 18:52:33 +0000

Covid-19 Live Updates: As Britain Begins Vaccinations, Focus Turns to Questions on Distribution

Covid-19 Live Updates: As Britain Begins Vaccinations, Focus Turns to Questions on Distribution
The New York Times

Britain has become the first nation to begin a mass inoculation campaign using a ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 18:17:22 +0000

Tabaré Vázquez, Former President of Uruguay, Dies at 80

Tabaré Vázquez, Former President of Uruguay, Dies at 80
The New York Times

Dr. Vazquez was also a practicing physician who specialized in oncology and pushed some ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 17:23:03 +0000

It's a Lovely Winter in Europe. If You're Selling Christmas Trees.

It's a Lovely Winter in Europe. If You're Selling Christmas Trees.
The New York Times

Sellers across the continent have reported surging demand, though coronavirus restrictions have complicated supply.

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 17:03:23 +0000

November's Global Temperatures Are Highest Ever, Breaking Records

November's Global Temperatures Are Highest Ever, Breaking Records
The New York Times

European scientists reported that November's global temperatures were the highest ever, surpassing the previous ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 16:43:17 +0000

Covid Infections, and Blame, Rise Along Southeast Asian Borders

Covid Infections, and Blame, Rise Along Southeast Asian Borders
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The region depends on its porous crossings for economic activity. But countries have been ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 15:36:57 +0000

U.S. Leaves Behind Afghan Bases — and a Legacy of Land Disputes

U.S. Leaves Behind Afghan Bases — and a Legacy of Land Disputes
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The U.S.-led coalition seized land for hundreds of military bases, most now held by ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 15:25:14 +0000

Saudi Court Jails Saudi-American Doctor Despite U.S. Pressure

Saudi Court Jails Saudi-American Doctor Despite U.S. Pressure
The New York Times

American officials have said privately that the charges against the doctor, Walid Fitaihi, were ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 15:23:53 +0000

U.K. Covid Vaccine: Side Effects, Safety, and Who Gets It First

U.K. Covid Vaccine: Side Effects, Safety, and Who Gets It First
The New York Times

The mass inoculation campaign that began in Britain on Tuesday has little precedent in ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 13:55:26 +0000

Mount Everest Grew Two Feet in Height, Say China and Nepal

Mount Everest Grew Two Feet in Height, Say China and Nepal
The New York Times

In a sign of their increasingly close ties, the two countries jointly announced a ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 12:18:08 +0000

Mount Everest Grew Two Feet, Say China and Nepal

Mount Everest Grew Two Feet, Say China and Nepal
The New York Times

In a sign of their increasingly close ties, the two countries jointly announced a ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 12:18:07 +0000

Making a Home in the Swedish Hinterlands

Making a Home in the Swedish Hinterlands
The New York Times

For some hardy souls, living far outside Sweden's city centers is where it's at.

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 12:03:34 +0000

How to Pretend You're in Dakar Today

How to Pretend You're in Dakar Today
The New York Times

The Senegalese capital has an aura that seeps into the soul. Bustling and addictive, ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 10:00:17 +0000

Here's Why Vaccinated People Still Need to Wear a Mask

Here's Why Vaccinated People Still Need to Wear a Mask
The New York Times

The new vaccines will probably prevent you from getting sick with Covid. No one ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 10:00:17 +0000

U.K. Coronavirus Vaccine: Side Effects, Safety, and Who Gets It First

U.K. Coronavirus Vaccine: Side Effects, Safety, and Who Gets It First
The New York Times

The mass inoculation campaign that began in Britain on Tuesday has little precedent in ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 09:31:18 +0000

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Chinese Officials Over Hong Kong Crackdown

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Chinese Officials Over Hong Kong Crackdown
The New York Times

Fourteen senior Chinese officials face travel bans and financial sanctions. In Hong Kong, the ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 08:30:04 +0000

Covid-19 Live Updates: Britain Begins Vaccinating Citizens

Covid-19 Live Updates: Britain Begins Vaccinating Citizens
The New York Times

Britain has become the first nation to begin a mass inoculation campaign using a ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 07:34:34 +0000

Covid-19 Live Updates: Britain Becomes First Country to Roll Out Approved Vaccine

Covid-19 Live Updates: Britain Becomes First Country to Roll Out Approved Vaccine
The New York Times

Britain has received 800,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and will begin administering the ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 06:55:47 +0000