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At Drive-In Disco, It ‘Feels Like Saturday Again,’ Even Without a Dance Floor

Patrick Kingsley, an international correspondent, and Laetitia Vancon, a photojournalist, are driving more than 3,700 miles to explore the reopening of the European continent after coronavirus lockdowns. Read all their dispatches. SCHÜTTORF, [...]

‘Like a letter carrier’: House takes historic plunge with first proxy votes

The U.S. House chamber. | Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images */ ]]> On Wednesday afternoon, Rep. Brendan Boyle of Pennsylvania quietly made some history. Acting on behalf of Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), Boyle was the first member ever [...]

For Some Italians, the Future of Work Looks Like the Past

CORCOLLE, Italy — On a small farm outside Rome, workers crouched in the corridors of a cornfield and tended to stalks for the coming harvest. The ones from Morocco, Romania and Nigeria knew exactly what to do. It was the new Italian [...]

Surviving Covid-19 May Not Feel Like Recovery for Some

ROME — When Morena Colombi tested negative for the coronavirus on March 16, the official tallies counted her among the Covid-19 recoveries, a success amid the tragedies overwhelming Italy. But she was nowhere near recovered, her cough [...]

Nobody Knows How to Politicize a Pandemic Like Nancy Pelosi.

Facebook Twitter Email Print On Wednesday, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden (who, one must remember, holds no elected office at the moment) promised that any further coronavirus legislation might just contain something of “my green [...]

Bend it like the Bay Area: Doctors see flatter curve after 2 weeks of social isolation

A relatively empty Golden Gate Bridge. | AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> SAN FRANCISCO — State leaders and doctors are cautiously optimistic that the Bay Area’s early moves to lock down residents [...]

Will the Olympics Go On? Japan’s Businesses Would Like to Know

TOKYO — Toshiya Fujita just wants somebody to make a decision already. Mr. Fujita, the managing director of a leather goods wholesaler in Tokyo, is trying to figure out how many Olympics key chains to order. Like hundreds of business [...]

‘We Are Like Animals’: Inside Greece’s Secret Site for Migrants

POROS, Greece — The Greek government is detaining migrants incommunicado at a secret extrajudicial location before expelling them to Turkey without due process, one of several hard-line measures taken to seal the borders to Europe that [...]

How to watch Mini-Tuesday like a pro

*/ ]]> It’s less than half the size of Super Tuesday. But Tuesday’s collection of misfit primaries — Idaho, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota, Washington — could prove just as consequential by dealing a fatal blow [...]

‘Like Licking an Ashtray’: Fires’ Invisible Threat to Australia’s Wines

HUNTER VALLEY, Australia — The hills are lush and green, the grapes plump and ripe. But one bite of this famed valley’s most prized product reveals a winemaker’s worst nightmare. “It’s like licking an ashtray,” said Iain [...]