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Covid-19 Live Updates: Fauci Predicts ‘Things Will Get Worse’ in January, and Asks for Patience on Vaccines

Here’s what you need to know: Waiting in line for injections at a drive-through vaccination site in David, Fla., on Wednesday.Credit…Scott McIntyre for The New York Times Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, the top infectious disease expert in the United States, predicted on Thursday that the daily death toll from the coronavirus would continue to rise […]

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Trump Condemns Capitol Violence In “Strongest Possible Terms”: Spokeswoman

Donald Trump condemns “in the strongest possible terms”, his spokeswoman said. Donald Trump condemns “in the strongest possible terms” violence by supporters who entered the US Capitol after being whipped up in a speech by the president, his spokeswoman said Thursday. “Let me be clear: The violence we saw yesterday at our nation’s Capitol was […]


Biden Selects Heads of Labor, Commerce and Small Business Agencies

Ms. Raimondo, a moderate Democrat with a background in the financial industry, has served as governor since 2015. She is seen as a relatively traditional choice for commerce secretary, a post that oversees not only relations with the business community but also technology regulation, weather monitoring and the gathering of economic data, among other duties. […]

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Shamsur Rahman Faruqi, Towering Figure in Urdu Literature, Dies at 85

Mr. Faruqi was also a noted critic. He published several books of commentary, the most famous being his four-volume exploration of the 18th-century Mughal poet Mir Taqi Mir. That collection, “Sher-e-Shor-Angez” (“Soul Stirring Verses”), “not only made vivid why Mir was so admired by all poets of the past but also hugely informed us about […]