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The Path of Virus Deaths

Want to get The Morning by email? Here’s the sign-up. Good morning. Cases are still rising during this wave of the pandemic. Deaths are probably not far behind. ImageA mobile morgue in Texas.Credit…Ivan Pierre Aguirre/Reuters The number of Covid-19 deaths in the U.S. has dropped in the last few days, but there…

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Coronavirus, Tigray, France: Your Monday Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering how tragedy unfolded in the Italian region of Bergamo, the latest from the conflict in Tigray and mass protests over France’s new security bill. How an Italian province became a virus tragedy ImageThe Bolognini Hospital in Seriate, Bergamo.Credit…Fabio…

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Protests Over Security Bill in France Draw Tens of Thousands

PARIS — Tens of thousands of people took to the streets across France on Saturday to protest a security bill that would restrict sharing images of police officers and strengthen government surveillance tools, the latest sign that anger over recent cases of police violence is galvanizing opposition. Media organizations and human rights…

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They Beat Back the Virus (Again and Again and Again)

HONG KONG — First, it was travelers and university students bringing the coronavirus back to Hong Kong from Europe and the United States. Then, sea crews and bar patrons were the ones spreading infections. In the latest wave, a large cluster appears to have started in ballroom dancing halls that are popular…

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A Black Friday Like no Other

Want to get The Morning by email? Here’s the sign-up. Good morning. The holiday season is here. And we look at how Black Friday is different this year. ImageShopping in San Francisco last week.Credit…Jeff Chiu/Associated Press It’s Black Friday, the typical start of the holiday shopping season. But as with so many…

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Happy Thanksgiving

Want to get The Morning by email? Here’s the sign-up. Good morning. For the holiday, we’re printing readers’ words of gratitude. ImageCredit…Vinnie Neuberg ‘I am thankful to be thankful’ Last week, I invited readers to send us six words describing what made them thankful in 2020. It’s a form of writing —…

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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, Shares Her Miscarriage Grief

LONDON — Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, revealed in a deeply personal essay in The New York Times Opinion section on Wednesday that she had miscarried her second child with Prince Harry in July, bringing light to an experience shared by many grieving families who often suffer in silence. The steep challenges…

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Cyclone Nivar Threatens India’s Puducherry

NEW DELHI — A severe cyclone gathered speed off India’s eastern shores in the Bay of Bengal on Wednesday and was poised to make landfall around midnight local time. Cyclone Nivar, the fourth named storm in the North Indian Ocean this year, was expected to make landfall near Puducherry, a city about…

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The Transition Begins

Want to get The Morning by email? Here’s the sign-up. Good morning. The Trump administration has started the transition to Joe Biden’s presidency. ImageCredit…Anna Moneymaker for The New York Times Many Americans have spent weeks, if not months, asking some version of this question: What if President Trump refuses to leave office?…

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How to Pretend You’re in Hawaii Tonight

While your travel plans may be on hold, you can pretend you’re somewhere new for the night. Around the World at Home invites you to channel the spirit of a new place each week with recommendations on how to explore the culture, all from the comfort of your home. Beyond the palm…

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