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Honduran opposition candidate Xiomara Castro leads in presidential returns
Xiomara Castro
Honduras Votes

Honduran opposition candidate Xiomara Castro leads in presidential returns

Dutch health ministry confirms 13 cases of Omicron
hugo de jonge
Omicron in the low countries

Dutch health ministry confirms 13 cases of Omicron

Swiss voters uphold COVID restrictions in referendum
swiss covid protesters
Swiss miss their chance

Swiss voters uphold COVID restrictions in referendum

Taiwanese air force warns off Chinese incursion
taiwanese air force
buzz off!

Taiwanese air force warns off Chinese incursion

South Africa objects to Omicron travel bans
naledi pandor
No good deed

South Africa objects to Omicron travel bans

Hondurans vote for new president as incumbent faces extradition
nasry asfura poster
Victory or prison

Hondurans vote for new president as incumbent faces extradition

10 things you need to know today: November 28, 2021
xiomara castro
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: November 28, 2021

Omicron strain reaches U.K., Germany, Italy, and Czechia
airplane
It's spreading

Omicron strain reaches U.K., Germany, Italy, and Czechia

Planes from South Africa carrying COVID-positive passengers land in Amsterdam
schiphol airport
omicr-on a plane?

Planes from South Africa carrying COVID-positive passengers land in Amsterdam

10 things you need to know today: November 27, 2021
covid virus
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: November 27, 2021

China's politically revealing blockbusters
Chinese movies.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

China's politically revealing blockbusters

WHO says new Omicron variant is 'of concern'
WHO headquarters.
new variant just dropped

WHO says new Omicron variant is 'of concern'

Siberian coal mine explosion kills dozens
Rescuers at coal mine.
tragedy

Siberian coal mine explosion kills dozens

El Salvador plans to create a 'Bitcoin City' near an active volcano
Nayib Bukele
What could possibly go wrong?

El Salvador plans to create a 'Bitcoin City' near an active volcano

CNN shows 'live, real-time example' of Chinese censorship
CNN
'army of censors'

CNN shows 'live, real-time example' of Chinese censorship

Health minister: Germans will be 'vaccinated, recovered or dead' by end of winter
Berlin
the coronavirus crisis

Health minister: Germans will be 'vaccinated, recovered or dead' by end of winter

Supply chain snarls are reportedly tentatively starting to ease
Port of Los Angeles
Supply Chain

Supply chain snarls are reportedly tentatively starting to ease

10 things you need to know today: November 22, 2021
Waukesha, Wisconsin
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: November 22, 2021

Chileans cast votes in polarizing presidential election
jose antonio kast voting
kast-ing votes

Chileans cast votes in polarizing presidential election

10 things you need to know today: November 21, 2021
biden
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: November 21, 2021

Chinese state media say tennis star Peng Shuai will appear in public 'soon'
peng shuai
Be back soon

Chinese state media say tennis star Peng Shuai will appear in public 'soon'

Riots roil Rotterdam
dutch riots aftermath
Delta vs. the dutch

Riots roil Rotterdam

Virologist says new research shows COVID spread from animal market
Huanan seafood market in Wuhan
COVID-19 origin story

Virologist says new research shows COVID spread from animal market

10 things you need to know today: November 19, 2021
Late night work at the Capitol
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: November 19, 2021

Biden hosts leaders of Canada and Mexico for 1st trilateral summit in 5 years
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Joe Biden, Justin Trudeau
Three Amigos Again

Biden hosts leaders of Canada and Mexico for 1st trilateral summit in 5 years

Climate change body slams the west coast of Canada
British Columbia flooding.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

Climate change body slams the west coast of Canada

Belarus' plan to engineer a migrant crisis in the EU backfires
Migrants at Belarus-Poland border
Bad Bets

Belarus' plan to engineer a migrant crisis in the EU backfires

Belarus shuts down Russian oil pipeline to EU, despite Putin's warnings
Belarus border
borderline

Belarus shuts down Russian oil pipeline to EU, despite Putin's warnings

How to help Africa get COVID shots into arms
Africa.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

How to help Africa get COVID shots into arms

Our outdated autocracy talk
Autocrats.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

Our outdated autocracy talk

U.S. journalist Danny Fenster arrives home after 6 months in Myanmar prison
Danny Fenster
Burma Close Shave

U.S. journalist Danny Fenster arrives home after 6 months in Myanmar prison

Port of L.A. making 'great progress' in clearing cargo backlog, director says
Port of Los Angeles
Supply Chain Gang

Port of L.A. making 'great progress' in clearing cargo backlog, director says

The fantasy of global action on climate change
John Kerry.
Samuel Goldman

The fantasy of global action on climate change

Russia insists it didn't put astronauts in danger with space debris
NASA
'dangerous and irresponsible'

Russia insists it didn't put astronauts in danger with space debris

10 things you need to know today: November 16, 2021
President Joe Biden signs the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: November 16, 2021