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    Biden Administration Announces First Sanctions on Russia in Navalny Case

    The action came as the administration declassified an intelligence finding that the F.S.B., one of Russia’s leading intelligence agencies, was responsible for the poisoning of Aleksei A. Navalny.

    The Biden administration buys 100,000 doses of a combination antibody treatment for high-risk Covid-19 patients.

    The government will pay $210 million for the doses, which Eli Lilly will ship by the end of March.

    Biden Administration Moves to Rejoin U.N. Human Rights Council

    President Donald J. Trump withdrew the United States from the council in 2018, but the Biden administration plans to “engage with it in a principled fashion” going forward.

    Trump Administration Plans a Rushed Effort to Encourage Americans to Be Vaccinated

    A large-scale public education campaign, delayed by false starts and investigations, will get off the ground just as the coronavirus vaccine becomes available to high-risk Americans.

    Trump Administration Asserts Control Over Coronavirus Data

    Hospitals have been ordered to bypass the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and send all patient information to a central database in Washington, raising questions about transparency.
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    Your Tuesday Briefing

    Britain starts to reopen.

    The U.S. is nearing universal Covid-19 vaccine eligibility for adults.

    Pennsylvania and the city of Los Angeles each moved up the dates when all adult residents will qualify for a shot. All 50 states...

    The C.D.C. director says Michigan needs to shut down, not get extra vaccine, to slow its virus outbreak.

    The remarks rebuff efforts by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to secure an extra supply of vaccine doses as Michigan is seeing a worst-in-the-nation surge of...

    From William and Harry, Loving but Separate Tributes to Prince Philip

    The brothers paid homage to the Duke of Edinburgh’s service to the nation and to the Queen, but also shared personal memories of their...

    New York ends requirement to quarantine for international travelers, but recommends they still do so.

    The change was intended to bring the state in line with travel recommendations issued earlier this month by the Centers for Disease Control and...

    Blackout Strikes Natanz Nuclear Facility in Iran

    The power outage comes at a delicate time, with talks underway in Vienna to restore the 2015 nuclear deal.