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    Facing Pressure, Biden Administration Scrambles to Shelter Migrant Children

    The White House also revived an Obama-era policy that allows Central American children to apply for admission to the U.S. from their home country.

    Pressure Grows for States to Open Vaccines to More Groups of People

    Some states are already expanding eligibility to people 65 and over, even though millions of people the C.D.C. recommends go first — health care workers and nursing home residents — have yet to get shots.
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    143,663,539
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 21, 2021 11:02 am
    Italy
    3,891,063
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 21, 2021 11:02 am
    Spain
    3,435,840
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 21, 2021 11:02 am
    Iran
    2,311,813
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 21, 2021 11:02 am
    Germany
    3,180,810
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 21, 2021 11:02 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.