Britain Cautiously Plans To Ease Rigid Lockdown Restrictions

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a cautious timetableending the country's COVID lockdown, one of the strictest in the world withalmost all foreign travel...

In Afghanistan, Biden Inherits America's Longest War And Trump's Peace Deal

Last year, the Trump administration signed a deal with the Taliban thatwould have U.S. and NATO troops out of Afghanistan by May 1. But with theU.S. presence in the country about...

Lynne Cheney On American Presidents Of 'The Virginia Dynasty'

Four of America’s first five presidents were born and raised within a 60-mile radius in the state of Virginia. Those men -- George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison...

British Garment Factories Come Under New Scrutiny Due To Pandemic

The British city of Leicester has spent more than two months as the United Kingdom’s most notorious coronavirus hot spot. Its problems originally sprang from a district that...

After Beirut Blast, Lebanese Must Turn To Each Other To Avoid Crisis

It has been nearly three weeks since an enormous explosion at Beirut’s port tore through the city. With Lebanon already suffering from food scarcity, economic collapse and the...

How U.S. Immigration Policy Affects Fate Of Migrants Braving The Deadly Darien Gap

The remote Darien Gap cuts across Central America, serving as a critical but perilous path for migrants desperate to make the journey to North America. Many people fleeing...

Can Italian Tourism Industry Survive The Pandemic?

Italy is emerging from its COVID-19 nightmare into what is usually its busiest season for tourism. The industry normally brings in 13 percent of the country’s $2 trillion GDP....

After Italy’s Pandemic Nightmare, Economy Falters — And Poverty Spreads

The global economy is likely to take a massive hit from the pandemic, and the World Bank warns poverty levels will rise as a result. It’s already happening in Italy, Europe's...

How The First Black Head Of A Major Publishing House Wants To Change The Industry

In the wake of protests against systemic racism in the U.S., many industries are reexamining past practices and facing questions about their own racial biases. One new effort puts...

How Anti-Racism Is A Treatment For The 'Cancer' Of Racism

The deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor have sparked a renewed dialogue on racism in America. Reform advocates want policy and institutional changes, but...

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