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The Pandemic Emptied Europe's Cities. What Will Bring People Back?
"Broadly speaking, place loyalty in Europe is significantly higher than in the U.S.," Dr. Rode said, pointing to past studies showing that even among cities in economic decline, those in Europe suffered relatively less population loss. 1"A lot of these places have very deep histories, very deep culture." 1
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Biden Reverses Trump Terrorist Designation for Houthis in Yemen
Senator Christopher S. Murphy, Democrat of Connecticut, said in a statement that removing the terrorist designation would "save lives." 1
"We want to make sure that we are not doing anything to make life worse or even more miserable for the long-suffering people of Yemen," Ned Price, a State Department spokesman, said Friday afternoon before the designation was lifted. 1
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The Pfizer vaccine's initial success holds up in wider use, a study finds.
JERUSALEM - The two-dose Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech is protecting recipients about as well in wide actual use as it did in clinical trials, according to a new large-scale study from Israel that was published on Wednesday in The New England Journal of Medicine.
A Top Democrat Warns Against a Hasty Withdrawal of U.S. Troops From Afghanistan
The Taliban have recently issued orders to their fighters to stop foreign militants from entering their ranks.
On the Front Lines of Diplomacy, but at the Back of the Vaccine Queue
State Department officials overseas expressed anger and disappointment that diplomats in Washington were being vaccinated before those in more perilous posts.
Head of McKinsey Is Voted Out as Firm Faces Reckoning on Opioid Crisis
Partners decided not to keep Kevin Sneader in the top job. Weeks earlier, McKinsey had reached a historic settlement agreement in the U.S. over its advice to drugmakers.
To Build Loyalty to China, Hong Kong Rewrites History
Through new lesson plans and expensive publishing projects, the government hopes to teach future generations a curated lesson about Hong Kong's past.
New York opens vaccine sites in Brooklyn and Queens to target hardest-hit neighborhoods.
New York State opened two large vaccination sites on Wednesday in Brooklyn and Queens, part of an effort to boost inoculations in neighborhoods that have been hit particularly hard by the pandemic and where residents include some of those most vulnerable to severe illness from the virus.
The coronavirus can sicken children in very different ways, a new study finds.
A large nationwide study has found important differences between the two major ways children have become seriously ill from the coronavirus.
Husband Must Pay Wife $7,700 for Years of Housework, Chinese Court Rules
A Chinese divorce court has ordered a husband to pay his wife more than $7,700 in compensation for the housework she performed during five years of marriage, in a landmark decision that activists hope will lead to greater protections for women in China.