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A pandemic Olympics, without all the crowds: What gets lost?

A pandemic Olympics, without all the crowds: What gets lost?

TOKYO (AP) — Any sporting event is, at its heart, a show. It has the actors on center stage, performing…
Myanmar army ruler pledges elections, ASEAN cooperation

Myanmar army ruler pledges elections, ASEAN cooperation

BANGKOK, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Myanmar’s military ruler Min Aung Hlaing on Sunday again promised new multi-party elections and said…
Burkina Faso sees more child soldiers as jihadi attacks rise

Burkina Faso sees more child soldiers as jihadi attacks rise

DORI, Burkina Faso (AP) — Awoken by gunshots in the middle of the night, Fatima Amadou was shocked by what…
Europe’s vaccine passes reveal some pockets of resistance

Europe’s vaccine passes reveal some pockets of resistance

VERONA, Italy (AP) — Shouts of “Liberty!” have echoed through the streets and squares of Italy and France as thousands…
Organisers probe drinking incident as Tokyo sizzles

Organisers probe drinking incident as Tokyo sizzles

TOKYO, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Tokyo sizzled and tempers boiled over on Sunday as the Olympic Games lurched into another…
US COVID-19 eviction ban expires, leaving renters at risk

US COVID-19 eviction ban expires, leaving renters at risk

WASHINGTON, July 31 (Reuters) – A pandemic-related US government ban on residential evictions expired at midnight on Saturday, putting millions…
French security forces brace for anti-health pass protests

French security forces brace for anti-health pass protests

PARIS (AP) — France braced for more protests on Saturday against the upcoming special virus passes that will be needed…
‘The war has changed,’ CDC says, calling for new response to Delta variant

‘The war has changed,’ CDC says, calling for new response to Delta variant

July 30 (Reuters) – The war against COVID-19 has changed because of the highly contagious Delta variant, the U.S. Centers…
Olympic attention to mental health: Can NBC coverage pivot?

Olympic attention to mental health: Can NBC coverage pivot?

NEW YORK (AP) — If NBC’s Michele Tafoya expected exultation or tears of joy from American swimmer Caeleb Dressel when…
Biden lands win, but virus surge threatens to derail agenda

Biden lands win, but virus surge threatens to derail agenda

NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Biden wagered his campaign and now his presidency on the premise that government itself could…
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