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    They’re Flocking to America to Make a Fortune Playing Video Games

    League of Legends teams in the U.S. lag behind their competitors in Asia, so they recruit the world’s best players by offering huge salaries.

    For Many Across America, a Sigh of Relief as a New Era Begins

    “I feel lighter,” said a woman in Chicago. For many in an exhausted, divided nation, the inauguration was a sea change, not just a transition.

    A Shattering Blow to America’s Troubled Democratic Image

    The mob in Washington attempting to disrupt the peaceful transition of American power also posed a threat to all democracies.

    1 America, 1 Pandemic, 2 Realities

    Journeys through two states found Americans leading starkly different lives in the pandemic. New Mexico feels at a standstill. In South Dakota, life is going right on.

    One Day in America: More Than 110,000 Virus Cases

    Thursday brought more coronavirus infections than in any other day of the pandemic. Around the country, the virus left its mark.
    All countries
    143,543,965
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 21, 2021 3:48 am
    Italy
    3,891,063
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 21, 2021 3:48 am
    Spain
    3,435,840
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 21, 2021 3:48 am
    Iran
    2,286,927
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 21, 2021 3:48 am
    Germany
    3,180,810
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 21, 2021 3:48 am

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    Cuba sin un Castro en el poder

    Raúl Castro renunció como líder del Partido Comunista de Cuba, lo que deja a la isla en un terreno desconocido.

    Cartas, amenazas y banderolas: arranca una gran batalla legal en el fútbol europeo

    Los superclubes llamaron a los abogados. El presidente de la federación europea del deporte dijo que los líderes de los equipos eran “víboras y...

    U.N. Reports Surge of Migrant Children Entering Mexico, Destined for U.S.

    The number of children arriving in Mexico seeking to cross into the United States increased ninefold from January to March 2021. Some 275 arrive...

    U.S. health officials are examining ‘a handful’ of new, unconfirmed reports after J.& J. vaccine pause, the CDC director says.

    Officials are trying to determine whether the reports might be cases of a rare, serious blood clotting disorder. It’s unclear whether the vaccine was...

    Your Tuesday Briefing

    Shortages and mounting death tolls in India’s second wave.