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    Joy Survives: Your Positive Moments From 2020

    Readers share memories of the good moments from this year, and reflect on what they mean now.

    New York City Hit a 3% Positive Test Rate. Or Did It?

    The city and state use different approaches for calculations. That has led to confusion and has a big impact on which restrictions are adopted.

    At Cal, a Single Positive May Wipe Out Two Football Games

    On Saturday, the Pac-12 will become the last major college conference to start its football season. But Cal’s Golden Bears, despite following strict protocols, won’t be on the field, and they might have to miss next week’s game, too.

    Juan Soto’s Positive Test Casts Shadow on Yankees-Nationals Opener

    Hours before the opening game of Major League Baseball’s pandemic-delayed season, one of Washington’s top young stars tested positive for the coronavirus, underscoring the precariousness of the campaign.
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    Total confirmed cases
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    Total confirmed cases
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    Spain
    3,376,548
    Total confirmed cases
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    Total confirmed cases
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    Your Wednesday Briefing

    An end to America’s longest war.

    Iran Vows to Increase Uranium Enrichment After Attack on Nuclear Site

    Iran also attacked an Israeli cargo ship at sea, raising tensions but causing little or no damage.

    Anti-Gay Bias Hindered Toronto Police as Serial Killer Roamed

    An inquiry found that systemic discrimination within the Toronto police interfered with efforts to catch a serial killer who targeted gay men, mostly of...

    A Ramadan Closer to Normal for 2021

    Compared with last year, when mosques around the world were closed because of the coronavirus, this Holy Month has limits, but friends and family,...

    Worry Over 2 Covid Vaccines Deals Fresh Blow to Europe’s Inoculation Push

    Confusion over AstraZeneca’s vaccine threatens to hurt the E.U. campaign just as it gathers momentum. And on Tuesday, Johnson & Johnson said it was...

    Your Tuesday Briefing

    Britain starts to reopen.