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The C.D.C. director says Michigan needs to shut down, not get extra vaccine, to slow its virus outbreak.

The C.D.C. director says Michigan needs to shut down, not get extra vaccine, to slow its virus outbreak.

The C.D.C. director says Michigan needs to shut down, not get extra vaccine, to slow its virus outbreak. The C.D.C. director says Michigan needs to shut down, not get extra vaccine, to slow its virus outbreak. The Biden administration and Michigan’s Democratic governor are locked in an increasingly tense standoff over the state’s worst-in-the-nation coronavirus outbreak, with a top federal …

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Covid-19 Is Surging in India, but Vaccinations Are Slow

Covid-19 Is Surging in India, but Vaccinations Are Slow

Covid-19 Is Surging in India, but Vaccinations Are Slow Covid-19 Is Surging in India, but Vaccinations Are Slow MUMBAI — India is racing to contain a second wave of the coronavirus, but its vaccination campaign is running into doubters like Akbar Mohamed Patel. A resident of Mumbai’s densely populated slum area of Dharavi, Mr. Patel survived a severe bout of …

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The slow train to South Bend: What an Amtrak ride to Pete Buttigieg’s home town taught me about America’s railroads

The slow train to South Bend: What an Amtrak ride to Pete Buttigieg’s home town taught me about America’s railroads

The slow train to South Bend: What an Amtrak ride to Pete Buttigieg’s home town taught me about America’s railroads The slow train to South Bend: What an Amtrak ride to Pete Buttigieg’s home town taught me about America’s railroads T he train rumbles through the darkness along Pennsylvania’s southern edge before curving north towards Pittsburgh. It’s the middle of …

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Amid Slow Vaccine Deliveries, Desperate E.U. Nations Hunt for More

Amid Slow Vaccine Deliveries, Desperate E.U. Nations Hunt for More

Amid Slow Vaccine Deliveries, Desperate E.U. Nations Hunt for More Amid Slow Vaccine Deliveries, Desperate E.U. Nations Hunt for More BRUSSELS — In vaccine-hungry, cash-rich Europe, the hunt for more doses has nations trading with each other, weighing purchases from Russia and China, and fielding offers from middlemen ranging from real to outright frauds. Amid building anger over a sluggish …

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China Tried to Slow Divorces by Making Couples Wait. Instead, They Rushed.

China Tried to Slow Divorces by Making Couples Wait. Instead, They Rushed.

China Tried to Slow Divorces by Making Couples Wait. Instead, They Rushed. China Tried to Slow Divorces by Making Couples Wait. Instead, They Rushed. Last December, Emma Shi desperately needed an appointment at the civil affairs bureau in Shanghai, but could not get one. She scoured the internet to find someone who could help, quickly. Her request: Help me obtain …

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Fraud Checks and Errors Slow Small-Business Relief Loans

Fraud Checks and Errors Slow Small-Business Relief Loans

Fraud Checks and Errors Slow Small-Business Relief Loans Fraud Checks and Errors Slow Small-Business Relief Loans That caused — or exposed — a cascade of problems. Formatting applications in ways that will pass the agency’s automated vetting has been a challenge for some lenders, and many have had to revise their technology systems almost daily to keep up with adjustments …

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France Stalls Between Slow Covid Vaccine Rollout and High Infection Rates

France Stalls Between Slow Covid Vaccine Rollout and High Infection Rates

France Stalls Between Slow Covid Vaccine Rollout and High Infection Rates France Stalls Between Slow Covid Vaccine Rollout and High Infection Rates PONTOISE, France — In the town of Pontoise, which gently slopes upward from the Oise River about 15 miles northwest of Paris, Mayor Stéphanie Von Euw is laser-focused on her new vaccination center — a blocky, sand-colored recreational …

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Yellen Warns Jobs Will be Slow to Rebound Without Stimulus

Yellen Warns Jobs Will be Slow to Rebound Without Stimulus

Yellen Warns Jobs Will be Slow to Rebound Without Stimulus Yellen Warns Jobs Will be Slow to Rebound Without Stimulus The U.S. labor market is stalling and in a “deep hole” that could take years to escape if lawmakers do not quickly pass an aid package that gives workers a bridge to the end of the pandemic, Treasury Secretary Janet …

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Do Curfews Slow the Coronavirus?

Do Curfews Slow the Coronavirus?

Do Curfews Slow the Coronavirus? Do Curfews Slow the Coronavirus? Maria Polyakova, an economist at Stanford University, has studied the effects of the pandemic on the U.S. economy. “In general,” she said, “we expect that staying at home mechanically slows the pandemic, as it reduces the number of interactions between people.” Updated  Jan. 23, 2021, 11:16 a.m. ET “The trade-off …

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Peloton’s Rapid Rise Is Threatened by Its Slow Delivery

Peloton’s Rapid Rise Is Threatened by Its Slow Delivery

Peloton’s Rapid Rise Is Threatened by Its Slow Delivery Peloton’s Rapid Rise Is Threatened by Its Slow Delivery “It’s like telling somebody you’re going to get a puppy and now you’re not,” Ms. Sinclair said. She gets frustrated now when she sees ads for Peloton and articles about the company’s founders and their lifestyles, she said. “They grabbed all of …

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