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    Fleeing Lockdown, Americans Are Flocking to Mexico City

    Hospitals are at capacity and coronavirus cases are surging, but many foreigners, especially Americans, are heading to the Mexican capital — some intending to stay awhile.

    In Lockdown, an 86-Year-Old Blogger Finds an Audience and a New Purpose

    Writing every day for weeks on end, she appealed to readers across the world. ‘That’ll be my role,’ she said. ‘To cheer people up.’

    Life After Lockdown in Mexico City

    Our reporter is on the ground in Mexico City, where life appears to be returning to normal on the streets but doctors worry there could be another surge of coronavirus cases.
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    U.N. General Assembly Demands Myanmar Junta End Coup and Stop the Killings

    A resolution adopted Friday by the General Assembly is the most widespread condemnation yet of the Feb. 1 coup, a sharp diplomatic slap that...

    Israeli-Palestinian Vaccine Deal Collapses Amid Expiry Date Dispute

    After months of resisting sending vaccine doses to the Palestinian Authority, Israel on Friday morning said it would deliver a million or more. Hours...

    My Night in a Quarantine Hotel

    “I was beginning a prison sentence at a Canadian Alcatraz.” A Times reporter returning from Europe experiences isolation, panic and a touch of luxury...

    Kim Jong-un Says He’s Ready for ‘Dialogue and Confrontation’ With Biden

    During a Workers’ Party meeting, the North Korean leader reviewed the new U.S. policy on his country and ordered “counteraction,” state news media reported.