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    Tourists

    British tourists scramble to return from Portugal after new quarantine imposed.

    Thousands of British tourists paid extra to rebook early return flights. British Airways and other airlines added flight capacity to help bring them home.

    E.U. Set to Let Vaccinated U.S. Tourists Visit This Summer

    The head of the European Commission said the bloc would switch policy, under certain conditions, after more than a year of mostly banning nonessential travel.

    With Tourists Gone, St. Patrick’s Cathedral Pleads for Help

    The Manhattan landmark is struggling to pay its bills while the pandemic keeps visitors and Midtown workers away.
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Boosting Vaccinations

    Vaccine mandates are controversial. They’re also a way to save lives.

    The bubble bursts: New Zealand suspends quarantine-free travel from Australia.

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    One by One, African Countries Dismantle Colonial-Era Death Penalty Laws

    Sierra Leone appeared set to become the 23rd African country to abolish capital punishment.

    Italy will require proof of vaccination or a negative test for many social activities.

    The government mandate follows a similar declaration by France and is part of a broader debate over policies that restrict the activities of the...

    Life Expectancy, Falling

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