• Tue. Oct 20th, 2020

Tiny Love Stories: ‘Our Refuge From Reality’

With a Touch of Love My father, Seung-ho, has always had an eye for little details. About two months into sheltering-in-place, I asked him to grab me chocolate almond milk…

A vaccine will come at some point. The skepticism has already arrived.

ImageA volunteer was injected with a coronavirus vaccine as part of a study in Hollywood, Fla., last month.Credit…Marco Bello/Reuters As the Trump administration has pressed publicly for top-speed development and…

Ireland to become the first European country to reimpose a national lockdown.

The government of Ireland announced a six-week lockdown beginning Wednesday night, becoming the first European country to reimpose a national lockdown. The new measures, announced on Monday, are a dramatic…

Spanish Judge Releases a Fugitive Italian Mafia Suspect

MADRID — A Spanish judge has released a fugitive Italian organized-crime suspect just days after his arrest, and a court spokesman said on Tuesday that the judge was unaware the…

India’s Modi Urges Virus Vigilance as Hindu Festival Season Nears

NEW DELHI — In a televised address Tuesday night, Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India urged his countrymen to tighten up their vigilance against the coronavirus as the Hindu festival…

U.A.E. and Israel Agree to Visa Waivers and Direct Flights

JERUSALEM — Diplomats from the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday made their first official trip to Israel since the countries normalized relations in August, and the two sides signed pacts…

Will Florida, the Recount State, Be Ready for the Election?

MIAMI — Most states have the occasional problems running their elections. Not Florida. Florida has debacles. 2018: Three statewide recounts. 2016: Russian hacking. 2012: Voting lines seven hours long. 2006:…

Two Police Officers Are Shot in Houston

Two police officers were struck by gunfire at an apartment complex in Houston on Tuesday morning, the authorities said. The officers were responding to “a disturbance” at the complex, in…

Rev. John Vakulskas Dies at 76; Carnivals Were His Parish

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. He was the minister of the midway — a carnival…

To avoid quarantining students, a school district tries moving them around every 15 minutes.

To reduce the number of students sent home to quarantine after exposure to the coronavirus, the Billings Public Schools, the largest school district in Montana, came up with an idea…