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Bunny Wailer, Reggae Luminary, Dies in Jamaica at Age 73
Jamaica's Prime Minister Andrew Holness paid tribute, calling Wailer an “elder statesman of the Jamaican music scene"
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Texas and Other States Ease COVID-19 Rules Despite Warnings
Health official have responded by begging people repeatedly not to risk another deadly wave of contagion
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U.S. Will Have Enough COVID-19 Vaccines for All Adults by End of May, Biden Says
That's significantly earlier than his administration's previous estimates
‘We Have the Same Pain and the Same Joy.’ Minari Director Lee Isaac Chung on the Universality of His Golden-Globe Winning Film
On growing up in Arkansas and the recent Golden Globes controversy
Why a Debate on the Minimum Wage Could Spark a D.C. Meltdown
This article is part of the The DC Brief, TIME’s politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox every weekday. Washington is a lot like high school: being popular doesn’t necessarily translate to getting taken seriously. Twin Democratic priorities are about to face their Mean Girls test. On Saturday,…
Senator Tammy Duckworth Wants FDR Memorial to Be Accessible for People with All Disabilities
It’s been 20 years since disability advocates won the fight to have the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial in Washington, D.C. depict the former president in a wheelchair at the site. But they say there is more work to do to make the space fully accessible to all people with disabilities and serve as the “monument…
Six Dr. Seuss Books Will Stop Being Published Because of Racist Imagery
Dr. Seuss Enterprises will no longer publish or license six of the author’s books, including his first children’s book, And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street (1937) and If I Ran the Zoo (1950), because of racist and insensitive imagery. On Tuesday, the company released a statement on their website explaining their…
Bellingcat Has Revealed War Crimes in Syria and Unmasked Russian Assassins. Founder Eliot Higgins Says They’re Just Getting Started
"We might be at the tip of the iceberg"
Kazuo Ishiguro on How His New Novel Klara and the Sun Is a Celebration of Humanity
The convention of this interview format is to spend TIME With the subject, but with the U.K. in lockdown, physical proximity is impossible. So over a recent video call with Kazuo Ishiguro, we ponder where we might meet were it possible. The Nobel literature laureate’s new novel, Klara and the Sun, centers around artificial intelligence…
How to Raise Resilient Kids
Resiliency—the ability to bounce back from tough times—is a key life skill.
This County Tried to Ensure Racial Equity in COVID-19 Vaccinations. The State Said No
Texas threatened to slash Dallas County's vaccine doses if it prioritized vaccines for the mostly Black and Latino people in medically vulnerable zip codes
Press Freedom Group Seeks to Have Saudi Crown Prince Charged Over Khashoggi Killing
Reporters Without Borders has filed a criminal complaint against Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the journalist's killing in 2018
Twitter Cracks Down on COVID Vaccine Misinformation
It says it will use a “strike system” to remove accounts that repeatedly violate its vaccine misinformation rules
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Lady Gaga’s Dog Walker Speaks Out After Hollywood Shooting
Ryan Fischer described the violence and his recovery “from a very close call with death" in social media posts
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Andrew Cuomo Was a ‘Resistance’ Icon. Now There’s ‘Blood in the Water’
A little less than a year ago, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was on top of the world. His daily press briefings about the coronavirus pandemic became must-watch TV, even earning him an International Emmy Award. He was the tough guy of Democrats’ dreams, going toe-to-toe with President Trump over personal protective equipment and ventilators.…
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The Supreme Court Will Hear A Case That Could Weaken What’s Left of the Voting Rights Act
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on Tuesday on two controversial Arizona voting restrictions, and what the justices decide could have sweeping effects on how difficult it will be to challenge allegedly discriminatory voting laws in the future. The cases being argued together on March 2 concern two voting policies in Arizona, a…
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Films From the Middle East and North Africa Often Struggle to Reach Viewers in the Region. A New Streaming Service Aims to Bring Them Home
Shasha is the world’s first platform showcasing films from the Middle East and North Africa to a global audience
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Facebook’s Ban of Myanmar’s Military Will Be a Test of the True Power of Social Media Platforms
It's the strongest action the company has taken against the armed forces, known as the Tatmadaw, or indeed those in power in any nation
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In His Return to Politics, Donald Trump Uses Lies and Bullying to Threaten His Party
This article is part of the The DC Brief, TIME’s politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox every weekday. Donald Trump lost his bid for re-election almost four months ago, but judging from the former President’s remarks over the weekend, neither he nor a conservative enclave of his…
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The First COVID-19 Vaccines Shipped Through COVAX Were Administered in the Ivory Coast
Frontline workers and public officials from the Ivory Coast on March 1 became the first people in the world to receive COVID-19 vaccines shipped from the COVAX Facility, in a long-awaited step toward global health equity. COVAX, a joint initiative of the World Health Organization (WHO); Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance; and the Coalition for Epidemic…
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How to Stay Social When You Never See Your Work Friends
One of the hardest parts of working remotely is losing the built-in social life an office environment provides. But just because you’re not in the same building as others doesn’t mean you’re doomed to be a hermit. Start building your out-of-office social life by reaching out to coworkers you like—and talking about things besides work.…
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I, Too, Was Once a Soldier of the Apocalypse: Why White Evangelicals Must Choose Between Reform and American Extremism
In my small Pentecostal church, we all expected the guillotine to be set up in the parking lot, probably by the One World Government. It was Arkansas in the early 1980s, and to our youth group, certain truths were known because they had been repeated by friends and adults, long before Twitter or Gab. You…
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Myanmar’s Protesters Return to the Streets as Aung San Suu Kyi Makes Court Appearance Via Videoconference
Crowds returned to the streets Monday as ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi made a court appearance via videoconference
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