Children's lives have been severely disrupted by the pandemic. Reuters
The global COVID-19 pandemic is more than a year old, and our cities remain on the front line of the emergency response, working to save lives and protect livelihoods across the world. But beneath the numbers reported in each news cycle — the cases
Over 20,000 teddies, packed in plastic bags and ready to be given to kids, are biding their time in a warehouse in Hungary owing to coronavirus curbs.
Children, who appear at a relatively lower risk from Covid-19, are disproportionately harmed by precautions involved with lockdowns, warn researchers.
The nature of the outbreak means women are more likely than men to lose or quit their jobs in vulnerable low-paying workplaces like bars, conference venues, hairdressing salons, hotels, pubs and restaurants, which faced extensive shutdowns.
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You might come across the remnants of a tramway or a pile of mine tailings or a rusted tank — if you know where to look in Death Valley National Park, Wrangell-St. Elias Park and Preserve in Alaska, Glacier Peak Wilderness in Washington’s Cascade Mountains or Bears Ears National Monument in Utah. It can be startling to discover the
You hardly need to think back to recall the extraordinary outpouring of grief after the death of the Queen. Her funeral was watched by many millions throughout the world, and the moment seemed to unite our fractious nation for a moment. The public are being invited to view her resting place in Windsor Castle, but at the moment
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