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The Much-Vaunted American Melting Pot, Cracks and All

The United States has a vexed relationship with immigration. A core narrative of our country is that it is a…

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World

New Honduran Leader Loses Grip on Congress, Sapping Hope for Change

Honduras’s first elected female president swept the national vote in November, promising to restore democracy and root out the pervasive…

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World

Your Wednesday Briefing: Olympics officials are tight-lipped on China’s abuses

We’re covering the International Olympic Committee’s reluctance to challenge Beijing and a lockdown of the unvaccinated in the Philippines ...

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Cases surge in Argentina, raising questions about what is to come in South America.

A few weeks ago, many Argentines thought the worst of the pandemic was behind them. Cases were down, vaccination rates…

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Ken Kragen, a Force Behind ‘We Are the World,’ Dies at 85

The entertainer and humanitarian Harry Belafonte was so inspired by “Do They Know It’s Christmas?,” the record released by an…

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Hondurans seek a break from graft and despair in an election with repercussions for the United States.

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Hondurans voted Sunday in tense general elections that are likely to have repercussions far beyond the Central…

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Business

Johnson & Johnson, Iconic Company Under Pressure, Plans to Split in Two

For generations, Johnson & Johnson has been synonymous with American health care — and, at times, with American health care…

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Business

As Western Oil Giants Cut Production, State-Owned Companies Step Up

HOUSTON — After years of pumping more oil and gas, Western energy giants like BP, Royal Dutch Shell, Exxon Mobil…

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World

Caribbean nations struggle with vaccination efforts.

In Guatemala, shortages of syringes have slowed vaccination efforts. In Haiti, logistical and security challenges after the devastating Aug. 14…

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With rich countries paying more for vaccines, the supply for Latin America is falling short, the W.H.O. says.

The U.N.-backed vaccine program will fail to meet its target for delivering doses to Latin America and the Caribbean this…

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