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Biden Promised to Restore the Iran Nuclear Deal. Now It Risks Derailment.

Both sides have much to lose if a delicate negotiation over limiting Iran’s activities in return for a lifting of sanctions falls short.

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Killer Whale Stranded on Rugged Shores of an Alaskan Island

Rescuers and wildlife officials kept it cool and wet while waiting for a rising tide. The orca returned to sea about six hours after it was…

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Key Afghan City in Danger of Falling to the Taliban

The government had failed to send badly needed reinforcements to Lashkar Gar, the capital of Helmand Province, where people were fleeing their homes and a hospital…

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U.S. Shifts Tactics Against Virus in Days With Mask Guidance

Delta-driven surges are prompting new measures from the federal government, states and cities, companies and the military, as well as defiant rejections.

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The Long Kiss Goodbye: Will Covid End the French Bise Forever?

Social distancing made the cheek kiss a much rarer greeting, and polling suggests it may stay that way. Some say good riddance, but others miss the…

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Mourning Families Seek Solace From the ‘Grief Purgatory’ of Covid-19

The pandemic has left hundreds of thousands of Americans alone in bereavement, unable to plan proper funerals for their loved ones. Now, they’re planning larger celebrations…

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The Blue Jays Finally Return to Canada

With a pandemic-forced sojourn to Buffalo and Florida now complete, Toronto’s exciting young team got a chance to experience its actual home crowd.

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As Fears Grip Afghanistan, Hundreds of Thousands Flee

With the Taliban sweeping across much of the country, at least 30,000 Afghans are leaving each week. Many more have been displaced within Afghanistan’s borders.

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In South Africa, Poachers Now Traffic in Tiny Succulent Plants

Police search the desert trying to track down the poachers selling Conophytums to collectors worldwide, threatening to wipe out rare plants in the wild.

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Body of Reuters Photographer Was Mutilated in Taliban Custody, Officials Say

The body of Danish Siddiqui, a Pulitzer Prize winner killed in Afghanistan, was unrecognizable when it was brought to a Kandahar hospital, one official said.

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Hong Kong Targets Student Unions to Tame Universities

The authorities are clamping down on universities, which they consider hotbeds for unrest. The groups say they are fighting for survival.

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Three Olympic Refugee Team Members Will Call Canada Home

The athletes will join another 150 refugee students selected who were accepted to one of 80 participating institutions this fall.

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Murder Trial in Sweden Could Shine Unsavory Light on Iran’s New President

Nearly 3,000 miles from Tehran where mass executions were carried out in 1988, a murder trial in Sweden could produce new revelations that complicate life for…

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Deaths From Covid in Africa Are Rising as Cases Surge Worldwide

“We can prevent this disease, we can test for it, and we can treat it,” Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said.

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Delta Variant and Travel Restrictions in Europe: What to Know

Curfews, vaccine requirements, conflicting advice. As variants like Delta spread, rules and restrictions are popping up across the continent and staying informed can feel like a…

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Here’s who is hospitalized for Covid in New York City.

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Vaccinated People May Spread the Virus, Though Rarely, C.D.C. Reports

The proof is an outbreak in Provincetown, Mass., the agency said. But published internal documents paint an even more harrowing picture.

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Spanish Court Targets Chilean Bank Tied to Pinochet

Spurred by victims of Gen. Augusto Pinochet’s regime, the court has reopened an investigation into whether Banco de Chile helped the former Chilean dictator launder money.

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Greece Accuses Aid Groups of Helping Smugglers of Migrants

Greek police claim some groups have worked with smugglers and provided migrants with details about Coast Guard activities. The groups deny the charges.

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U.S. restaurants scramble to reimpose rules.

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Turkey Is Next as Wildfires Afflict Mediterranean Countries

The Turkish authorities said they were investigating the causes of fires that killed at least four people and threatened popular tourist destinations.

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Tanker Managed by Israeli-Led Firm Attacked Off Oman, Killing 2

It could be the latest in a spate of recent episodes involving Iran and Israeli-linked ships.

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Remains of Esther Dingley, Missing British Hiker, Are Found

For months, the authorities and Ms. Dingley’s partner combed the Pyrenees mountains. A DNA test confirmed the identity of remains found near her last known location,…

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Los Angeles Schools Will Test All Students and Staff for Covid

The shift by the second-largest U.S. district comes weeks before in-person classes are scheduled to resume.

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Martine Moïse, Haitian President’s Widow, Recounts Assassination

Struck by gunfire, Martine Moïse lay bleeding as the assassins who killed her husband ransacked her room. Now, she says, the F.B.I. must find the mastermind…

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More Covid Mysteries

There’s much to learn about how the virus spreads.

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How Europe, after a fumbling start, overtook the U.S. in vaccinations.

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The Delta variant is a ‘serious threat’ as contagious as chickenpox, the C.D.C. finds.

An internal agency document paints a grim picture of the fast-spreading coronavirus variant, saying it appears to cause serious illness and health officials must “acknowledge the…

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Wooden Buildings Reach for the Sky

Ambitious high-rise projects in Sweden are a showcase for a reviving forest industry.

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Martine Moïse, Haitian President’s Widow, Recounts Assassination

Struck by gunfire, Martine Moïse lay bleeding as the assassins who killed her husband ransacked her room. Now, she says, the F.B.I. must find the mastermind…

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Nanjing Delta Outbreak Tests China’s Tough Approach to Covid

Cases have spread from the city of Nanjing to several provinces and the capital, Beijing, in the past three weeks.

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The Indigenous Archaeologist Searching for Missing Residential School Children

Kisha Supernant has brought radar technology to the search for burial sites in Canada while she works to reshape her profession’s relationship with Indigenous communities.

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Afghan Visa Applicants Arrive in U.S. After Years of Waiting

The first group of Afghan interpreters and others who helped Americans during the war will stay on an Army base in Virginia until they are resettled.

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Hong Kong Protester Is Sentenced to 9 Years in First Security Law Case

Tong Ying-kit, 24, who drove a motorcycle into police officers while carrying a protest flag, was convicted of terrorism and inciting secession.

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Don’t Let the Pandemic Tear Australia Apart

Our states sometimes seem to be at war with each other as outbreaks flare. But this virus knows no boundaries.

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Your Friday Briefing

Europe’s vaccine campaigns speed ahead.

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C.D.C. Internal Report Calls Delta Variant as Contagious as Chickenpox

Infections in vaccinated Americans also may be as transmissible as those in unvaccinated people, the document says, and lead more often to severe illness.

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Qaddafi’s Son Is Alive. And He Wants to Take Libya Back.

In his first meeting with a foreign journalist in a decade, Seif al-Islam described his years in captivity — and hinted at a bid for Libya’s…

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Biden Details Covid-19 Action Plan

The president is encouraging paid time off to get vaccinated and other incentives to combat Covid-19 infections.

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Space Station Tilted After New Russian Module Fires Thrusters

The Nauka module met up with the orbiting outpost on Thursday morning, and later unexpectedly fired its thrusters.

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German Cycling Official Is Sent Home After Racial Slur on Olympics Telecast

Patrick Moster was suspended by Germany’s Olympic sports federation after referring to cyclists from Algeria and Eritrea in a derogatory manner.

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Behind the Masks, a Mystery: How Often Do the Vaccinated Spread the Virus?

The C.D.C.’s new masking advice was based in part on unpublished data showing that the virus can thrive in the airways of vaccinated people.

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Behind the Masks, a Mystery: How Often Do the Vaccinated Spread the Virus?

The C.D.C.’s new masking advice was based in part on unpublished data showing that the virus can thrive in the airways of vaccinated people.

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Your Friday Briefing

The E.U. surpassed the U.S. in vaccinations.

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Biden is expected to say federal workers must be vaccinated or face regular tests.

The president will also direct the Defense Department to study how and when to require members of the military to get the shots.

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Israel to Give Third Covid Vaccine Shots to Those Over 60

Whether booster shots are needed by older citizens is an issue that is far from settled among scientists.

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Italy’s Mr. Fix-It Tries to Fix the Country’s Troubled Justice System — and Its Politics, Too

The issue has become a test for whether Prime Minister Mario Draghi can really change Italy.

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Afghanistan Flood Kills 80

The casualty toll from the flood in a Taliban-controlled district in Nuristan Province was expected to rise beyond the 80 confirmed deaths as the search for…

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These Herders Lived in Peaceful Isolation. Now, War Has Found Them.

Accompanied by their livestock, hundreds tried to flee the Wakhan Corridor, a mountainous region of Afghanistan now threatened by the Taliban. But they were turned back…

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A Storm Named Evert Is Set to Hit the U.K.

The storm is set to hit southwestern England starting Thursday night, after a series of extreme weather events in the country over the past month.

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France Says British Quarantine Rules for Travelers Are Unfair

Continuing to require travelers from France to isolate for up to 10 days, while exempting those from other European countries or the United States, is unfair…

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What Animals See in the Stars

Humans aren’t the only species that navigate by starlight; birds, seals and even dung beetles seem able to do it, too.

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Duterte Says Vaccine Refusers in the Philippines Should Be Detained at Home

It was not clear whether President Rodrigo Duterte intended to try to enforce such a rule, which legal experts said would be unconstitutional.

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Thailand builds a Covid treatment center at an international airport.

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As Covid Cases Hit Record High in Tokyo, Can the Olympic Bubble Hold?

With the Games approaching their midway point, promises of a “safe and secure” event are being put to the test.

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Covid Vaccine Effort in Europe Confronts Anger, Disinformation and Suspicion

Across the continent, reaching vulnerable populations on the margins of society is a challenge. In Brussels, the authorities are hoping mobile outreach teams can help.

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F.D.A. Gives Approval for Emergent Vaccine Plant in Baltimore to Reopen

After a two-day inspection at the Emergent BioSolutions site where Johnson & Johnson doses were contaminated, the F.D.A. said operations could start again.

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European Union Pulls Ahead of the U.S. in Vaccinations

The figures provided a stark contrast with the early stages of the inoculation campaigns, when the bloc, facing a shortage of doses and delayed deliveries, looked…

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Mandate Momentum

Vaccine mandates are on the rise, and they will probably have a bigger effect than mask mandates.

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Gems in the Backyard? A Tall Tale Has Glimmers of Truth.

News reports that workers in Sri Lanka dug up a cluster of sapphires worth up to $100 million were a welcome distraction for a pandemic-weary public.

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An Ethiopian Road Is a Lifeline for Millions. Now It’s Blocked.

Aid workers say the Ethiopian government has effectively cut off the lone route into the conflict-torn region of Tigray, leading to a risk of mass starvation.

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The Chinese Sports Machine’s Single Goal: The Most Golds, at Any Cost

China relies on a system that puts tens of thousands of children in government-run training schools. Many of the young athletes are funneled into less prominent…

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The U.S. is to ship nearly 10 million shots to Nigeria and South Africa.

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Your Thursday Briefing

England and Scotland will ease border controls.

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Sun Dawu, Outspoken Chinese Tycoon, Sentenced to 18 years

Sun Dawu described enduring “misery beyond words” during monthslong police interrogations that forced what he said was a false confession.

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Disney World Will Require Masks Indoors Again

All guests older than 2 will be required to wear masks in indoor spaces, regardless of their vaccination status.

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J&J Vaccine Shelf-Life Extended by F.D.A. to Six Months

The decision comes after state health officials were worried about whether doses of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine would expire and go to waste.

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Nationals Postpone Game After a Dozen Positive Coronavirus Cases

The wave of infections came a day after the Nationals’ shortstop Trea Turner left during Tuesday night’s game against the Phillies after testing positive.

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Qin Gang, China’s New Ambassador to U.S., Is ‘Willing to Ruffle Feathers’

Qin Gang rose from working for a foreign news agency to becoming a trusted aide to Xi Jinping, China’s top leader.