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Cuomo invited his mother for Thanksgiving. New Yorkers noticed.

For days, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York has been preaching a message of sacrifice during the holidays, warning New Yorkers that Thanksgiving gatherings could be dangerous as virus…

The pandemic is accelerating a change to change (the coin kind).

A funeral for cash has not yet been scheduled, but the pandemic has made it much easier to imagine a world without coins, and has already reinvigorated the movement to…

Deadly Bombing Shatters an Afghan Haven From War

HERAT, Afghanistan — Twin bombs tore through a crowded bazaar in what is considered the most peaceful province in Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least 14 people and wounding dozens…

In the first distribution push, 6.4 million doses of Pfizer’s vaccine will be shipped across the U.S.

Around mid-December, 6.4 million doses of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine will be shipped out across the United States in an initial push after it receives an expected emergency authorization, officials leading…

Scotland Is 1st Nation to Make Period Products Free

LONDON — Scotland has become the first country in the world to make period products freely available to all who need them, after final approval was given to a landmark…

As Trump Exits, France and Germany Squabble Again

BRUSSELS — Donald Trump’s presidency was marked by exceptional contempt for European allies and the NATO alliance. But it also forced European nations to consider whether they had become too…

Outcry in France After Police Clear Paris Migrant Camp

PARIS — The police cleared out a temporary migrant camp in central Paris, forcing people out of tents, chasing them in the streets and firing tear gas in a crackdown…

A Russian Vaccine Maker Reports Positive Results Based on an Incomplete Trial.

The makers of a leading Russian vaccine candidate, Sputnik V, said on Tuesday that it showed an efficacy rate of 95 percent in preliminary results from a clinical trial, which…

What we know about AstraZeneca’s head-scratching vaccine results.

This month has seen a torrent of news about experimental vaccines to prevent Covid-19, with the latest development from AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford. On Monday they announced that…

Amnesia Grips a Bosnian Spa That Served as a Rape Camp

VISEGRAD, Bosnia and Herzegovina — As night falls, owls hoot and frogs croak in the forest around Vilina Vlas, a spa getaway in eastern Bosnia. A gentle wind rustles the…