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8 Hospitals in 15 Hours: A Pregnant Woman’s Crisis in the Pandemic

8 Hospitals in 15 Hours: A Pregnant Woman’s Crisis in the Pandemic

8 Hospitals in 15 Hours: A Pregnant Woman’s Crisis in the Pandemic 8 Hospitals in 15 Hours: A Pregnant Woman’s Crisis in the Pandemic NEW DELHI — Neelam Kumari Gautam woke up at 5 a.m. with shooting labor pains. Her husband put her gently in the back of a rickshaw and motored with her to a hospital. Then another. Then …

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In This Pandemic, Personal Echoes of the AIDS Crisis

In This Pandemic, Personal Echoes of the AIDS Crisis

In This Pandemic, Personal Echoes of the AIDS Crisis In This Pandemic, Personal Echoes of the AIDS Crisis Two months into lockdown, while checking in with an old friend from Act Up San Francisco, he described his reaction to the rapidly rising number of deaths. “I’m acknowledging them, but I’m not feeling them, just like the old days,” he wrote. …

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The Minnesota Freedom Fund Crisis: $30 Million and an Arbitration

The Minnesota Freedom Fund Crisis: $30 Million and an Arbitration

The Minnesota Freedom Fund Crisis: $30 Million and an Arbitration The Minnesota Freedom Fund Crisis: $30 Million and an Arbitration In the weeks following the killing of George Floyd, tens of millions of dollars have flowed into small nonprofit organizations in Minnesota. Now many donors would like to know how those funds will be distributed. The Minnesota Freedom Fund, a …

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Putin Says U.S. Is in ‘Deep Internal Crisis’

Putin Says U.S. Is in ‘Deep Internal Crisis’

Putin Says U.S. Is in ‘Deep Internal Crisis’ Putin Says U.S. Is in ‘Deep Internal Crisis’ MOSCOW — President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia on Sunday described the United States as a country gripped by a “deep internal crisis” and attributed it to what he said was a refusal by opponents of President Trump to accept his “obvious” 2016 election …

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Police Reform: For a U.S. in Crisis, Hard Lessons From Other Countries

Police Reform: For a U.S. in Crisis, Hard Lessons From Other Countries

Police Reform: For a U.S. in Crisis, Hard Lessons From Other Countries Police Reform: For a U.S. in Crisis, Hard Lessons From Other Countries “No justice, no peace. No racist police!” Weeks of nationwide demonstrations, in which that chanted demand has echoed in streets across the United States, have made one thing clear: The American police face a crisis of …

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David Tennant says UK theatres are ‘teetering’ close to collapse over coronavirus crisis

David Tennant says UK theatres are 'teetering' close to collapse over coronavirus crisis

David Tennant says UK theatres are ‘teetering’ close to collapse over coronavirus crisis David Tennant says UK theatres are ‘teetering’ close to collapse over coronavirus crisis David Tennant has warned that the UK government will need to intervene if British theatre is to survive the coronavirus crisis. Speaking to the Radio Times, the former Doctor Who actor said that concerns …

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Simon Read: We took all the pain in the last financial crisis. We must not get fooled again

Simon Read: We took all the pain in the last financial crisis. We must not get fooled again

Simon Read: We took all the pain in the last financial crisis. We must not get fooled again Simon Read: We took all the pain in the last financial crisis. We must not get fooled again Could we be heading for another financial crisis? Sometimes it seems that we are on the brink of one. When Greece went bust a …

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Hong Kong’s Protest Movement, Faced with Beijing’s Security Push, is In Crisis

Hong Kong's Protest Movement, Faced with Beijing's Security Push, is In Crisis

Hong Kong’s Protest Movement, Faced with Beijing’s Security Push, is In Crisis Hong Kong’s Protest Movement, Faced with Beijing’s Security Push, is In Crisis HONG KONG — Protesters have deleted their social media accounts, afraid that their messages could be used against them under China’s new national security laws. Young parents have scoured the internet for instructions on emigration. Organizers have …

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When the C.E.O., Already Facing a Crisis, Gets the Coronavirus

When the C.E.O., Already Facing a Crisis, Gets the Coronavirus

When the C.E.O., Already Facing a Crisis, Gets the Coronavirus When the C.E.O., Already Facing a Crisis, Gets the Coronavirus Glenn Fogel was in crisis mode. It was late February, and the coronavirus was spreading. Mr. Fogel, the chief executive of Booking Holdings, the online travel giant that owns brands like Priceline.com, OpenTable and Kayak, was spending nearly every waking …

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Spain’s Courts, Already Strained, Face Crisis as Lockdown Lifts

Spain’s Courts, Already Strained, Face Crisis as Lockdown Lifts

Spain’s Courts, Already Strained, Face Crisis as Lockdown Lifts Spain’s Courts, Already Strained, Face Crisis as Lockdown Lifts MADRID — A flood of new court cases, some with little precedent, is expected to deluge a Spanish judicial system already gasping for breath, bogged down by delays and lagging in technology. In a country known for its litigiousness, lawyers and judges …

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