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Berry-Flavored H.I.V. Medication Is Ready for Babies

The first infant formulation of dolutegravir, an important first-line H.I.V. medication, will be available soon under an agreement between several pharmaceutical companies and global health initiatives. The new formulation will…

Brazil Amazon Deforestation Hits 12-Year High Under Bolsonaro

The scale of deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest surged to a 12-year high in 2020, official government data showed on Monday, with destruction soaring since President Jair Bolsonaro took office…

Why School Districts Are Bringing Back Younger Children First

After a summer of uncertainty and fear about how schools across the globe would operate in a pandemic, a consensus has emerged in more and more districts: In-person teaching with…

Gasser Abdel-Razek, Egyptian Human Rights Activist, Is Jailed

CAIRO — On bad days — and, in recent years, there seemed to be more bad days than ever — Gasser Abdel-Razek, captain, counselor and friend to nearly everyone in…

Europe Keeps Schools Open, not Restaurants, Unlike U.S. cities

PARIS — As a second lockdown appeared inevitable amid skyrocketing coronavirus infections, the scientists advising the French government in October warned that keeping students in their classrooms meant it would…

Biden’s picks for his economic team showcase a focus on workers.

President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. officially named top members of his economic team on Monday, showcasing his commitment to diversity and placing several women in top economic roles. With the…

Biden begins receiving intelligence briefings as president-elect.

President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris received on Monday their first full intelligence briefings since the election, transition officials announced. While typically intelligence briefings for presidents-elect…

Brandy Houser, Hospice Care Consultant Who Loved Disney, Dies at 41

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. Brandy Marie Houser was determined to make every event a…

For Manchin, a Divided Senate Is a ‘Golden Opportunity’ for Action

WASHINGTON — A year ago, Joe Manchin III was ready to quit. As the most conservative Senate Democrat, he saw nothing but dysfunction and inaction when he looked around on…

‘We’ve Harmed the Senate Enough’: Why Joe Manchin Won’t Budge on the Filibuster

WASHINGTON — Senator Joe Manchin III of West Virginia, the most conservative member of his party in the Senate, has a message for fellow Democrats hoping to capture the majority…