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    White House Staff Members Will Be Among First in U.S. to Be Vaccinated

    While many officials said they were eager to receive the vaccine, others were concerned it would seem as if they were hopping the line to protect a president who had already recovered from Covid-19.

    How the White House Flouted Basic Coronavirus Rules

    No masks, no social distancing, no quarantine. See how, months into the pandemic, officials ignored public health guidance as an outbreak spread.

    Behind the White House Effort to Pressure the C.D.C. on School Openings

    Documents and interviews show how senior officials sought to play down the risks of sending children back to the classroom, alarming public health experts.

    White House and Congress Remain Far From Any Stimulus Deal

    White House officials and Democratic leaders continued to dig in on crucial points of any potential deal, jeopardizing additional relief for small businesses and laid-off workers.
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    An unequal global recovery.

    As the Virus Ravages Poorer Countries, Rich Nations Are Springing Back to Life

    Despite early vows, the developed world has done little to promote global vaccination, in what analysts call both a moral and epidemiological failure.

    They Were Promised a Socialist Paradise, and Ended Up in ‘Hell’

    Lee Tae-kyung has campaigned tirelessly in South Korea to share the story of the 93,000 people who migrated from Japan to North Korea from...

    Blinken and G-7 Allies Turn Their Focus to ‘Democratic Values’

    A growing global competition with China and Russia looms over a gathering of foreign ministers in London.

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    Pfizer reaps big profits from the vaccine.

    Subway Train Derails in Mexico City; Scores Are Injured, Reports Say

    The derailment occurred at a station in the city’s southeast, the authorities said.