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More Than Half of States Widen Access to Covid-19 Vaccine

Still, for those who succeeded in getting a shot, the shifting vaccination plans were thrilling — a first step, some said, toward getting back to normal life. Maureen Kelly, 73,…

Hounded by Wildfires, Californians Rethink Their Willingness to Rebuild

Since the Camp Fire, Mr. Singer and his wife, Shannon, have been renting an apartment in Chico, about 20 miles away, while navigating the various headaches — insurance, zoning, construction,…

A Scoop About the Pentagon Papers, 50 Years Later

Janny Scott was researching the life of Neil Sheehan, the New York Times reporter who broke the news of the Pentagon Papers in 1971, when she noticed a gaping, unanswered…

Lankford Apologizes to Black Constituents for Election Objections

Senator James Lankford, an Oklahoma Republican who spent weeks trying to reverse the results of the presidential election before changing his mind at the last moment, apologized on Thursday to…

California’s Covid Vaccine Effort Faces Challenges

[Read about the future of the coronavirus, which scientists predict will become a common childhood cold.] About 11.1 million people in the U.S. had received at least one dose of…

With oxygen running low, a health care system in Brazil nears collapse.

A shortage of oxygen tanks in the northern Brazilian state of Amazonas pushed the health care system to the brink of collapse this week as hospitals turned away sick people…

Dutch Government Resigns After Benefits Scandal

Prime Minister Mark Rutte of the Netherlands, one of Europe’s longest-serving leaders, and his cabinet resigned on Friday over a report highlighting systemic failure by his government to protect thousands…

Merkel’s Party to Choose New Leader, and Possible Successor as Chancellor

BERLIN — Germany’s largest political party will choose a new leader on Saturday, with the winner well positioned to succeed Angela Merkel as the next chancellor of Europe’s leading economy.…

Hopes for Tokyo’s Summer Olympic Games Darken Due to Virus

Plans for the postponed Tokyo Olympic Games are growing more uncertain by the day. As coronavirus cases rise throughout Japan and in several large countries in Europe and the Americas,…

Exquisite royal palaces of India

Built by the Prince of Udaipur, Maharana Jagat Singh II in 1746, Taj Lake Palace, also known as Jag Niwas, is one of the most extravagant royal palace-cum-luxury hotels in…