U.S. Weighs Possibility of Airstrikes if Afghan Forces Face Crisis

The Pentagon is considering whether to intervene with warplanes or drones in the event that Kabul is in danger of falling to the Taliban, though no decisions have been made.

U.S. Weighs Possibility of Airstrikes if Afghan Forces Face Crisis
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Solar Eclipse 2021: Where and When to Watch the 'Ring of Fire'

Solar Eclipse 2021: Where and When to Watch the 'Ring of Fire'
The New York Times

Weather and geography may make it difficult to see the rare spectacle, but those ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 04:00:08 +0000

Covid Updates: Latin America Is Among Regions Most in Need of Vaccines, W.H.O. Says

Covid Updates: Latin America Is Among Regions Most in Need of Vaccines, W.H.O. Says
The New York Times

President Biden could announce a plan to distribute 500 million Pfizer-BioNTech doses as early ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 03:49:06 +0000

Biden to Send Millions of Pfizer Vaccine Doses to 100 Countries

Biden to Send Millions of Pfizer Vaccine Doses to 100 Countries
The New York Times

The White House’s move is part of a nascent campaign to inoculate the world, ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 02:59:31 +0000

Man Charged With Stealing 500 Covid Vaccine Cards in Los Angeles

Man Charged With Stealing 500 Covid Vaccine Cards in Los Angeles
The New York Times

The arrest was made in April, but the charge was delayed while the police ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 02:10:48 +0000

California Eases Mask Rules for Vaccinated Residents

California Eases Mask Rules for Vaccinated Residents
The New York Times

The shift will coincide with the much-anticipated lifting of remaining business capacity restrictions in ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 02:06:55 +0000

In Europe, Biden Vows to Build Alliances and Democracy

In Europe, Biden Vows to Build Alliances and Democracy
The New York Times

Ahead of meetings with Group of 7, NATO and European Union leaders, and Vladimir ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 01:24:51 +0000

As Hawaii More Fully Reopens to Tourists, Hilo Jail Sees Case Surge

As Hawaii More Fully Reopens to Tourists, Hilo Jail Sees Case Surge
The New York Times

The National Guard is helping with testing and security to control the outbreak at ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 01:16:02 +0000

With a Ban on Navalny's Group, Putin Sends a Message to Biden

With a Ban on Navalny's Group, Putin Sends a Message to Biden
The New York Times

The move, just a week before their summit, will likely push the Russian opposition ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 00:33:32 +0000

Vaccines Cannot Come Too Soon for Regions Like Latin America, W.H.O. Says

Vaccines Cannot Come Too Soon for Regions Like Latin America, W.H.O. Says
The New York Times

Eight of the 10 countries with the highest rate of Covid deaths per capita ...

  • Thu, 10 Jun 2021 00:03:30 +0000

U.S. Weighs Possibility of Airstrikes if Afghan Forces Face Crisis

U.S. Weighs Possibility of Airstrikes if Afghan Forces Face Crisis
The New York Times

The Pentagon is considering whether to intervene with warplanes or drones in the event ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 23:21:02 +0000

Hundreds Arrested in Global Sting Using App Run by F.B.I.

Hundreds Arrested in Global Sting Using App Run by F.B.I.
The New York Times

Global law enforcement officials revealed a three-year operation in which they said they had ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 22:36:42 +0000

A Multibillion-Dollar Plan to End Polio, and Soon

A Multibillion-Dollar Plan to End Polio, and Soon
The New York Times

A global partnership announced plans to spend more than $5 billion to eradicate poliovirus.

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 22:11:46 +0000

Canada Plans to Let Fully Vaccinated Residents Skip Hotel Quarantine

Canada Plans to Let Fully Vaccinated Residents Skip Hotel Quarantine
The New York Times

Fully vaccinated Canadians — of which there are relatively few — will be able ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 21:54:26 +0000

In Nicaragua, Repression Deepens as More Opposition Leaders Are Detained

In Nicaragua, Repression Deepens as More Opposition Leaders Are Detained
The New York Times

With a stunning wave of arrests of political opponents and civil society leaders, President ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 21:54:25 +0000

Covid Live Updates: U.S. to Send 500 Million Pfizer Shots to 100 Nations Over Next Year

Covid Live Updates: U.S. to Send 500 Million Pfizer Shots to 100 Nations Over Next Year
The New York Times

President Biden is under intense pressure to do more to address the global shortage ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 21:52:59 +0000

Biden Revokes and Replaces Trump Order That Banned TikTok

Biden Revokes and Replaces Trump Order That Banned TikTok
The New York Times

The new order calls for a broader review of a number of foreign-controlled applications ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 21:46:45 +0000

Live Updates: Arriving in Europe, Biden Vows to Build Alliances and Democracy

Live Updates: Arriving in Europe, Biden Vows to Build Alliances and Democracy
The New York Times

Ahead of meetings with Group of 7, NATO and European Union leaders, and Vladimir ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 21:29:32 +0000

Biden Argues for Democracy and Diplomacy as He Starts Europe Trip

Biden Argues for Democracy and Diplomacy as He Starts Europe Trip
The New York Times

In his first overseas trip as president, Mr. Biden said no nation can solve ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 21:29:30 +0000

U.S. and Europe Look for Tariff Cease-Fire as Biden Heads Overseas

U.S. and Europe Look for Tariff Cease-Fire as Biden Heads Overseas
The New York Times

The Biden administration is trying to ease trade tension with allies, in part to ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 20:13:45 +0000

With a Ban on Navalny’s Group, Putin Sends Clear Message to Biden

With a Ban on Navalny’s Group, Putin Sends Clear Message to Biden
The New York Times

The move, just a week before their summit, will likely push the Russian opposition ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 19:56:47 +0000

AstraZeneca Shots Carry Slightly Higher Risk of Bleeding Problem, New Study Says

AstraZeneca Shots Carry Slightly Higher Risk of Bleeding Problem, New Study Says
The New York Times

But the research, involving 2.53 million adults in Scotland, found that the vaccine’s benefits ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 19:23:16 +0000

Canada Grapples With Anti-Muslim Bias After Family Killed in Truck Attack

Canada Grapples With Anti-Muslim Bias After Family Killed in Truck Attack
The New York Times

After a driver intentionally ran down and killed a mother, father, daughter and grandmother ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 18:48:42 +0000

Former Students Win Racial Profiling Case Against French State

Former Students Win Racial Profiling Case Against French State
The New York Times

Three young men filed a suit saying they had been discriminated against during ID ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 17:26:12 +0000

El Salvador Becomes First Nation to Make Bitcoin Legal Tender

El Salvador Becomes First Nation to Make Bitcoin Legal Tender
The New York Times

The digital currency can be used in any transaction and most businesses will have ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 17:21:28 +0000

Cicadas Took On Biden’s Press Plane. They Won.

Cicadas Took On Biden’s Press Plane. They Won.
The New York Times

The omnipresent insects filled the engines of a flight set to accompany the president ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 16:27:46 +0000

Biden Says He Will Unveil Global Vaccination Plan

Biden Says He Will Unveil Global Vaccination Plan
The New York Times

President Biden did not provide details. But he is under intense pressure to do ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 16:01:39 +0000

Covid Live Updates: Biden Says He Will Unveil Global Vaccination Plan

Covid Live Updates: Biden Says He Will Unveil Global Vaccination Plan
The New York Times

President Biden is under intense pressure to do more to address the global shortage ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 15:59:44 +0000

As a Family Is Mourned, Canada Grapples With Anti-Muslim Bias

As a Family Is Mourned, Canada Grapples With Anti-Muslim Bias
The New York Times

After a driver intentionally ran down and killed a mother, father, daughter and grandmother ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 15:51:58 +0000

A Curator’s Vision for a Post-Pandemic Venice Biennale

A Curator’s Vision for a Post-Pandemic Venice Biennale
The New York Times

Cecilia Alemani, who will lead next year’s art extravaganza, wants a Biennale that grabs ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 15:51:36 +0000

Germany Makes Rapid Virus Tests a Key to Everyday Freedoms

Germany Makes Rapid Virus Tests a Key to Everyday Freedoms
The New York Times

As the country begins reopening, it is relying on widespread, free antigen tests to ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 15:26:22 +0000

China Returns to Its Strict Covid Restrictions to Fight a New Outbreak

China Returns to Its Strict Covid Restrictions to Fight a New Outbreak
The New York Times

Foreign businesses worry that tough quarantines and restrictions could persist into next year as ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 14:49:27 +0000

Wuhan Markets Sold Animals That Could Have Infected Humans with Covid, Study Finds

Wuhan Markets Sold Animals That Could Have Infected Humans with Covid, Study Finds
The New York Times

The study sheds new light on the possible role of the wildlife trade in ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 14:43:10 +0000

Kamala Harris, in Guatemala and Mexico, Delivers Blunt Message on Borders

Kamala Harris, in Guatemala and Mexico, Delivers Blunt Message on Borders
The New York Times

The vice president concluded her first trip abroad, a high-stakes trip to Mexico and ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 14:28:17 +0000

Biden Aims to Bolster U.S. Alliances in Europe, but Challenges Loom

Biden Aims to Bolster U.S. Alliances in Europe, but Challenges Loom
The New York Times

The good will President Biden brings on his first trip abroad papers over lingering ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 14:26:04 +0000

Truck Attack That Killed a Muslim Family in Canada Was Planned

Truck Attack That Killed a Muslim Family in Canada Was Planned
The New York Times

The police in London, Ontario, say that a 20-year-old driver planned the killings and ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 14:01:06 +0000

Attack in Afghanistan Kills 10 Workers From Mine-Clearing Charity

Attack in Afghanistan Kills 10 Workers From Mine-Clearing Charity
The New York Times

The government blamed the Taliban for the attack on the British-American charity, the HALO ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 13:51:41 +0000

C.I.A. Scrambles for New Approach in Afghanistan

C.I.A. Scrambles for New Approach in Afghanistan
The New York Times

The rapid withdrawal of U.S. troops has left the agency seeking ways to maintain ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 12:12:49 +0000

A Voluntary Tax

A Voluntary Tax
The New York Times

A scoop highlights the details behind the low tax rates on the wealthy.

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 10:30:21 +0000

Infections Rise in Mongolia, Where Sinopharm Is the Main Vaccine

Infections Rise in Mongolia, Where Sinopharm Is the Main Vaccine
The New York Times

The nation reported more than 1,300 new coronavirus infections on Wednesday, renewing a focus ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 09:26:28 +0000

Biden Aims to Bolster U.S. Alliances in Europe, but Challenges Loom

Biden Aims to Bolster U.S. Alliances in Europe, but Challenges Loom
The New York Times

The good will President Biden brings on his first trip abroad papers over lingering ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 07:00:13 +0000

Attack in Afghanistan Kills 10 Workers From Mine-Clearing Charity

Attack in Afghanistan Kills 10 Workers From Mine-Clearing Charity
The New York Times

The government blamed the Taliban for the attack on the British-American charity, the HALO ...

  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 06:32:45 +0000