Tanzania’s President Says Country Is Virus Free. Others Warn of Disaster

NAIROBI, Kenya — More than 88 days have passed since Tanzania reported even a single new coronavirus case — far longer than any other African country. Tanzania’s president has declared…

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Who Gets Counted? – The New York Times

Want to get The Morning by email? Here’s the sign-up. Good morning. A powerful explosion in Beirut left dozens of people dead and thousands injured. And Hurricane Isaias battered the…

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Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today

Positive vaccine news Novavax, the little-known Maryland company that received $1.6 billion from the federal government to produce an experimental coronavirus vaccine, announced encouraging results in two preliminary studies on…

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Modi Founds a Temple on Mosque’s Ruins, in Triumphal Moment for Hindus

NEW DELHI — In a moment of triumph that India’s Hindu nationalists had worked toward for years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday set the ceremonial cornerstone for a new…

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Your Wednesday Briefing – The New York Times

Enormous explosion shatters central Beirut A massive shock wave rocked the center of the Lebanese capital on Tuesday, damaging buildings miles away and sending a giant pink cloud skyward near…

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