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U.S. Awaits F.D.A.’s Green Light for Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine
The agency is expected to formally approve the single-shot vaccine on Saturday, making a third option available in the U.S. Here’s the latest on Covid-19.
Lady Gaga’s Dogs Are Returned Safely
Thieves in Los Angeles stole the French bulldogs two days earlier, shooting the man who had been walking them on a Hollywood avenue.
Federal Scientists Plead for Pandemic Controls as Infection Declines Stall
“Now is not the time to relax restrictions,” the C.D.C. director, Rochelle Walensky, said, pointing to a leveling of coronavirus infections as governors move to lift pandemic restrictions.
Biden Won’t Penalize Saudi Crown Prince Over Khashoggi’s Killing, Fearing Relations Breach
The decision will disappoint the human rights community and members of his own party who complained during the Trump administration that the U.S. was failing to hold Mohammed bin Salman accountable.
The Daily: Welcome to Odessa
We spent six months documenting one Texas high school’s reopening. This is what it looked like.
Richard Carranza Will Resign as Leader of N.Y.C. School System
His departure, planned for mid-March, comes after repeated clashes with Mayor Bill de Blasio over desegregating the city’s schools.
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House to Keep Minimum-Wage Increase in Bill Over Official’s Ruling
A key Senate official, the parliamentarian, had ruled that a provision to raise the minimum wage to $15 had to be removed from the stimulus package for it to become law. The House is set to vote on the package today.
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Need a Book With That Spider?
The discovery of Mediterranean recluse spiders at the University of Michigan prompted a two-day closure of one of its libraries.
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A struggling school system. An oil bust. A marching band determined to keep playing through a pandemic. This is the story of one Texas high school in crisis — and trying to reopen its doors.
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Global Markets Drop Sharply, Following Wall Street’s Slump
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Nigerian Students Are Abducted in 2nd Kidnapping in Just Over a Week
The authorities declined to say how many students were taken in an area where a surge in armed militancy has led to a worsening breakdown of security.
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Manchin, Trump Taxes, John Geddert: Your Thursday Evening Briefing
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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The Coronavirus Is Plotting a Comeback. Here’s Our Chance to Stop It for Good.
Many scientists are expecting another rise in infections. But this time the surge will be blunted by vaccines and, hopefully, widespread caution. By summer, Americans may be looking at a return to normal life.
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Former U.S. Gymnastics Coach Charged With Human Trafficking
John Geddert was charged with two dozen counts, including human trafficking and criminal sexual conduct, Michigan prosecutors said.
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Is it time to kill the filibuster? Join Jane Coaston to discuss.
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