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    Australia Is Returning to Normal. But Should Everything?

    From JobSeeker to working from home to … online menus?

    Australia’s ‘Rebel Reverend’ Goes Viral With Barbed Liberal Messages

    The Rev. Rod Bower became a national sensation with pugnacious political signs shared by millions over social media. Now he’s questioning the internet dynamics that made him famous.

    Australia’s Struggle With ‘Bonk Bans’ and ‘Manterruptions’

    Prime Minister Scott Morrison came under fire this week for abruptly interrupting a female senior minister who was asked what it’s like to be a woman in Parliament.

    Fire Lessons From Australia’s South Coast

    Australia’s South Coast was hammered by last year’s fires. Now it’s time to prepare for another fire season.

    Australia’s First Recession in Decades Signals Tougher Times to Come

    The battle against Covid-19 has ended an impressive growth streak, but other challenges will make it hard for the “Lucky Country” to match its past success.
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    Scenes of Scotland, as It Weighs Its Future Within Britain

    If the pro-independence vote surges in Thursday’s elections for the Scottish Parliament, momentum for an another referendum on independence may become unstoppable.

    Your Thursday Briefing

    A breakthrough announcement on vaccine patents.

    State Department approves voluntary departure of nonemergency personnel from India.

    The United States is also urging its citizens to leave the country.

    Colombia, Strained by Pandemic and Economic Hardship, Explodes in Protest

    The eruption of anger in Colombia, where at least 24 have died as the government cracks down on the protests, could spread to other...

    Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine is Highly Effective Against Variants, Studies Find

    Two studies showed the vaccine to be more than 95 percent effective at protecting against severe disease or death from the variants first identified...

    Your Wednesday Briefing

    An unequal global recovery.