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Economy Apr 29Making public transit safe a next hurdle in easing lockdowns
Public transportation systems in cities around the world are key to getting workers back on the job and restarting devastated economies as coronavirus infections decline. Yet officials say mass transit will have to be re-imagined for the pandemic era.
World Apr 28New Zealand tames virus as France, Spain announce lockdown exit plans
France and Spain were laying out separate roadmaps Tuesday for lifting their lockdowns, while signs emerged that the virus has been all but vanquished in New Zealand and Australia.
Health Apr 23Virus pushes U.S. unemployment toward highest since Depression
Unemployment in the U.S. is swelling to levels last seen during the Great Depression, with 1 in 6 American workers thrown out of work by the coronavirus.
World Apr 23Virus warnings urge safety over tradition during Ramadan
he coronavirus pandemic is cutting off the world's 1.8 billion Muslims from their cherished Ramadan traditions as health officials battle to ward off new infections during Islam's holiest month, haunted by multiple outbreaks traced to previous religious gatherings.
Nation Apr 01WATCH: As New York death toll doubles, Cuomo ponders ‘how does it end?’
New York authorities rushed to bring in an army of medical volunteers Wednesday as the statewide death toll from the coronavirus doubled in 72 hours to more than 1,900 and the wail of ambulances in the otherwise eerily quiet streets…
Arts Jan 14Spike Lee will be the first black person to lead Cannes Film Festival jury
American director Spike Lee will lead the jury of this year’s Cannes Film Festival, the first black person to hold the post in the event’s 73-year history.
World Dec 25Notre Dame rector says fragile cathedral might not be saved
The rector of Notre Dame Cathedral says the Paris landmark is still so fragile that there's a “50 percent chance” the structure might not be saved, because scaffolding installed before this year's fire is threatening the vaults of the Gothic…
World Dec 06France on strike for a 2nd day, complicating travel
Most French trains were at a halt - including Paris subways - and traffic jams multiplied around the country.
World Dec 05Mass strike in France hits trains, Eiffel Tower
Unions and their supporters fear that the changes to how and when workers can retire will threaten the hard-fought French way of life.
World Oct 14Ukrainian far-right groups, veterans protest president’s peace plan
Shooting off flares and shouting "glory to Ukraine," thousands of far-right and nationalist activists marched Monday through Kyiv, protesting President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's leadership and his long-awaited peace plan for eastern Ukraine.