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    U.S. Records 40 Million Known Virus Cases

    U.S.|The U.S. surpasses 40 million known coronavirus cases. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/07/us/40-million-covid-cases.html More than 40 million cases of the coronavirus have been recorded in the United States, according to a New York Times…

    U.S. Shoots Down Rockets Aimed at Kabul Airport

    World|U.S. shoots down rockets aimed at Kabul’s airport. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/30/world/us-rockets-kabul-airport.html The U.S. military shot down rockets aimed at the Kabul airport on Monday morning as violence near the field threatened efforts…

    Breakthrough Infections and the Delta Variant: What to Know

    Scientific understanding of the coronavirus variant is changing quickly. Here’s a recap of the most important findings. Administering a Covid-19 vaccine in Moultrie, Ga., last month. The vaccines are highly…

    U.S. Life Expectancy Plunged in 2020, Especially for Black and Hispanic Americans

    The 18-month drop, the steepest decline since World War II, was fueled by the coronavirus pandemic. A coronavirus testing site in San Bernardino, Calif., in December. The difficult year deepened…

    Migrants on U.S. Border Share Journey in Self-Portraits

    Carlos Soyos, 34, and his son, Enderson, 8, at the Good Samaritan migrant shelter in Ciudad Juárez.Photograph by Carlos Soyos and Adam Ferguson The Times photographer Adam Ferguson worked with…

    Kim Jong-un Ready for ‘Dialogue and Confrontation’ With U.S.

    Asia Pacific|Kim Jong-un Says He’s Ready for ‘Dialogue and Confrontation’ With Biden https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/18/world/asia/north-korea-kim-jong-un-biden.html During a Workers’ Party meeting, the North Korean leader reviewed the new U.S. policy on his country…

    Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Bill to Bolster Competitiveness With China

    Politics|Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Bill to Bolster Competitiveness With China https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/08/us/politics/senate-bill-china.html The wide margin of support reflected a sense of urgency among lawmakers in both parties about shoring up the technological…

    Teens Are Rarely Hospitalized With Covid, but Cases Can Be Severe

    Adolescents were hospitalized with Covid three times as often as with flu, researchers reported. Nearly one-third wound up in I.C.U.s. Experts said the findings underscore the importance of vaccinating children…

    Australian Company Loses Ugg Trademark Battle

    The case hit a nerve for Australians, who consider the footwear a national, if unfashionable, symbol. But the brand’s owner in the United States had mounted a legal challenge against…

    Antony Blinken, U.S. Secretary of State, Visits Afghanistan

    Asia Pacific|Blinken Visits Kabul, Hours After Biden Speech on Afghan Withdrawal https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/15/world/asia/blinken-kabul-visit-afghanistan.html The American secretary of state said the trip was intended to demonstrate the United States’ commitment to Afghanistan.…