Do India’s Cows Have Special Powers? Government Curriculum Is Ridiculed

The Hindu nationalist government postponed plans for a national student exam on cows that critics said used specious claims and substituted religion for science.

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Covid-19 Live Updates: As U.S. Deaths Near 500,000, Biden Marks the Staggering Toll With a Moment of Silence

Covid-19 Live Updates: As U.S. Deaths Near 500,000, Biden Marks the Staggering Toll With a Moment of Silence
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In the U.S., the Food and Drug Administration said vaccine developers would not need ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 23:33:13 +0000

U.S. Arrests El Chapo’s Wife, Charging Her With Helping to Run Drug Empire

U.S. Arrests El Chapo’s Wife, Charging Her With Helping to Run Drug Empire
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Emma Coronel Aispuro, who had been under investigation for at least two years, was ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 23:12:42 +0000

Giving Hope, and a Place to Mourn: Memorials to the Pandemic

Giving Hope, and a Place to Mourn: Memorials to the Pandemic
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How should we memorialize those who’ve died from Covid-19? In Italy and Britain, artists ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 21:43:39 +0000

Vaccines Sharply Cut Coronavirus Hospitalization, UK Studies Show

Vaccines Sharply Cut Coronavirus Hospitalization, UK Studies Show
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The Pfizer-BioNTech and AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccines are both effective, and work against the more contagious ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 21:11:14 +0000

Vaccines Sharply Cut Coronavirus Hospitalization, U.K. Studies Show

Vaccines Sharply Cut Coronavirus Hospitalization, U.K. Studies Show
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The Pfizer-BioNTech and AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccines are both effective, and work against the more contagious ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 21:11:13 +0000

Johnson Lays Out a Cautious Path for Ending the U.K.’s Covid Lockdown

Johnson Lays Out a Cautious Path for Ending the U.K.’s Covid Lockdown
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Having confused and angered Britons in the early stages of the pandemic, he is ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 20:25:45 +0000

What’s Really Behind Corporate Promises on Climate Change?

What’s Really Behind Corporate Promises on Climate Change?
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Many big businesses have not set targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Others have ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 20:23:38 +0000

Cow Curriculum Becomes India’s Latest Ideological Battleground

Cow Curriculum Becomes India’s Latest Ideological Battleground
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The Hindu nationalist government postponed plans for a national student exam on cows that ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 19:24:02 +0000

Covid-19 Live Updates: Britain’s Leader Outlines Cautious Plan to Reopen England

Covid-19 Live Updates: Britain’s Leader Outlines Cautious Plan to Reopen England
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The number of U.S. hospitalized coronavirus patients is falling steadily even as the nation ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 16:38:58 +0000

Myanmar Coup Protests Are Growing, Defying Threats and Snipers

Myanmar Coup Protests Are Growing, Defying Threats and Snipers
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A general strike on Monday made clear that the fatal shooting of two protesters ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 15:49:03 +0000

Covid-19 Live Updates: Burden on U.S. Hospitals Eases

Covid-19 Live Updates: Burden on U.S. Hospitals Eases
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The number of coronavirus patients is falling steadily even as the nation approaches 500,000 ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 15:19:08 +0000

Companies Say They Care About the Climate. Their Actions Fall Short.

Companies Say They Care About the Climate. Their Actions Fall Short.
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Many big businesses have not set targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Others have ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 15:15:00 +0000

Myanmar’s Protests Are Growing, Defying Threats and Snipers

Myanmar’s Protests Are Growing, Defying Threats and Snipers
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A general strike on Monday made clear that the fatal shooting of two protesters ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 15:13:59 +0000

Europe Wants to Diversify Its Pool of Astronauts

Europe Wants to Diversify Its Pool of Astronauts
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In its first hiring drive in over a decade, the continent’s space agency is ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 15:05:44 +0000

4 Aid Workers Are Shot Dead in Pakistan

4 Aid Workers Are Shot Dead in Pakistan
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The attack could portend a resurgence of militant violence in the former tribal areas ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 15:04:22 +0000

Early Data Offers Hope on AstraZeneca's Covid-19 Vaccine

Early Data Offers Hope on AstraZeneca's Covid-19 Vaccine
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A study from Scotland shows a substantially reduced risk of hospitalization after a single ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 13:48:47 +0000

Italian Ambassador Among Three Killed in Attack on U.N. Convoy in Congo

Italian Ambassador Among Three Killed in Attack on U.N. Convoy in Congo
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The attack on a World Food Program convoy, headed to a school in the ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 13:46:10 +0000

Italian Ambassador to Congo Is Killed in Ambush

Italian Ambassador to Congo Is Killed in Ambush
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The envoy, Luca Attanasio, and another victim, a Carabinieri officer, were traveling in a ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 12:33:17 +0000

On Horseback Among the Eagle Hunters and Herders of the Mongolian Altai

On Horseback Among the Eagle Hunters and Herders of the Mongolian Altai
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Deep in the Altai Mountains, where Russia, China, Kazakhstan and Mongolia meet, Kazakh people ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 10:00:25 +0000

Lucky Luke, the Comic Book Cowboy, Discovers Race, Belatedly

Lucky Luke, the Comic Book Cowboy, Discovers Race, Belatedly
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For the first time in the Franco-Belgian comic book classic, Black characters have full-fledged ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 08:00:10 +0000

10 Years After Christchurch Quake, a Hush Where 8,000 Homes Once Stood

10 Years After Christchurch Quake, a Hush Where 8,000 Homes Once Stood
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The wreckage left in New Zealand’s second-largest city was razed. Now, a swath nearly ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 01:29:01 +0000

Iran Curbs Nuclear Inspectors, but Appears to Leave Space for a Deal

Iran Curbs Nuclear Inspectors, but Appears to Leave Space for a Deal
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The new limits appeared to be lighter than the country had threatened, giving Western ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 01:10:09 +0000

Tough Sanctions, Then a Mysterious Last-Minute Turnabout

Tough Sanctions, Then a Mysterious Last-Minute Turnabout
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The Treasury Department slapped sanctions on the Israeli billionaire Dan Gertler in 2017 for ...

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