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Cut Off From the World Again, Australia Now Finds Silver Linings

SYDNEY, Australia — They used to call it “the tyranny of distance.” Australia’s remoteness was something to escape, and for generations, the country that hates being referred to as “down…

Russian Provinces Hit by a Second Wave of Coronavirus

MOSCOW — One video shows bodies in plastic bags stacked in the basement of a hospital in the Siberian city of Barnaul after a morgue overflowed. “Well, this is how…

Dramatic Rescues After Major Earthquake Kills at Least 28 in Turkey

Residents in the Turkish city of Izmir were holding out hope for survivors on Saturday as dramatic rescues unfolded a day after a magnitude-7.0 earthquake struck in the Aegean Sea,…

Tina Dutta’s blue lehenga is stunning

Not only is Tina Dutta known for her acting prowess but is also adored for her true Indian beauty and ethnic fashion. The actress, who has over 2 million followers…

Did This Building Grow a Beard? Nope. Those Are Legs.

Shortly before Halloween in 2018, an administrative building at Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve in Alaska began to sprout a beard. But the strands that composed the furry fringe…

When Parents Lose Their Jobs, Their Children Also Suffer. But Sometimes There’s a Consolation.

In six months without steady work, Gregory Pike, a single father in Las Vegas, has fallen behind on his rent and utilities, borrowed money he cannot repay, turned to food…

Navy Commandos Rescue American Kidnapped in Niger

WASHINGTON — U.S. Special Operations commandos carried out a predawn raid on Saturday to rescue an American citizen who had been kidnapped this week from his home in southern Niger.…

Glimmers of Hope for a Winter With Tropical Travel

TORONTO — I have been dreaming about Calgary all week — the airport, specifically. Starting on Monday, Calgary International Airport will offer incoming international passengers a chance to spend just…

As Tanzania’s President Wins a Second Term, Opposition Calls for Protests

CAIRO — After a pivotal poll marred by violence, opposition arrests and accusations of rigging, Tanzania’s electoral commission said late Friday that President John Magufuli had won a second five-year…

Sean Connery, Who Embodied James Bond and More, Dies at 90

Sean Connery, the irascible Scot from the slums of Edinburgh who found international fame as Hollywood’s original James Bond, dismayed his fans by walking away from the Bond franchise and…