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    How Space Became the Next ‘Great Power’ Contest Between the U.S. and China

    The Biden administration faces not only waves of Chinese antisatellite weapons but a history of jumbled responses to the intensifying threat.

    How Colleges Became the New Covid Hot Spots

    Like meatpacking plants and nursing homes early in the pandemic, campuses across the country are experiencing outbreaks.
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    156,681,524
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on May 7, 2021 3:12 am
    Italy
    4,082,198
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on May 7, 2021 3:12 am
    Spain
    3,559,222
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on May 7, 2021 3:12 am
    Iran
    2,610,018
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on May 7, 2021 3:12 am
    Germany
    3,486,462
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on May 7, 2021 3:12 am

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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.