Lining up to receive the Sinopharm vaccine in Lahore, Pakistan on Wednesday. Credit…Arif Ali/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The World Health Organization approved one Chinese-made Covid-19… Read More »More Vaccines Near Approval, but Global Drive Could Remain Stalled
political memo The vilification of Liz Cheney and a bizarre vote recount in Arizona showed the damage from his assault on a bedrock of democracy:… Read More »Marooned at Mar-a-Lago, Trump Still Has Iron Grip on Republicans
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/05/at-home/newsletter.html At Home Newsletter Asking the question is a start. Credit…Cristina Spanò Published May 5, 2021Updated May 7, 2021, 8:07 a.m. ET Welcome. What would… Read More »Are You Flourishing?
State lawmakers have voted to add the firing squad as an alternative to the electric chair or lethal injection, with the drugs used for capital… Read More »South Carolina Lawmakers Vote to Add Firing Squad to Executions List
Europe|U.K. and France Send Naval Ships to Channel Island in Tense Fishing Dispute https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/06/world/europe/uk-france-jersey-fishing.html French fishing crews are threatening to blockade a port on the… Read More »U.K. and France Send Naval Ships to Channel Island in Tense Fishing Dispute
Cases and deaths have dipped, and vaccinations make scientists hopeful, even as variants mean the coronavirus is here to stay. Signs of hope are appearing… Read More »‘Turning the Corner’: U.S. Covid Outlook Reaches Most Hopeful Point Yet
The end of one marriage has implications for the 1,600 staff members who direct $5 billion in annual grants to 135 countries. The Bill and… Read More »What the Gates Divorce Means for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
The author of a new study said the combination of blackouts and extreme heat “may be the deadliest climate-related event we can imagine.” A power… Read More »A New, Deadly Risk for Cities in Summer: Power Failures During Heat Waves
The Upshot|$100 as a Vaccine Incentive? Experiment Suggests It Can Pay Off. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/04/upshot/vaccine-incentive-experiment.html A cash reward works best with Democrats, and relaxing safety guidelines seems… Read More »$100 as a Vaccine Incentive? Experiment Suggests It Can Pay Off.
The site where a train plunged off an overpass that partly collapsed on Monday night in Mexico City.Credit…Hector Vivas/Getty Images MEXICO CITY — A metro… Read More »Mexico City Overpass Collapse Kills at Least 23