India’s government locked down the country last year to avoid an out-of-control Covid-19 outbreak that so many of the world’s countries had endured. The plan was largely successful, but it crippled India’s economy in the process.
A judge’s order to allow the broadcast of Derek Chauvin’s trial will still apply to the trial of the other three former Minneapolis officers charged in Floyd’s death, according to the court system.
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Germany’s pandemic lockdowns have pushed thousands of small businesses toward insolvency. With a government freeze on insolvency rules soon expiring, some economists worry about what may happen next.
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The order came Tuesday, amid concerns about heightened violence as U.S. and NATO troops depart Afghanistan. U.S. officials would not confirm the number of those leaving but insisted it would be small.
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Journalist Michael Moss says processed foods can be alluring in some ways cocaine or cigarettes are. His new book explains how companies keep us snacking by appealing to nostalgia and brain chemistry.
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