Moderna COVID-19 vaccine nearly 95 percent effective in trial, firm says

November 16, 2020 

Moderna released breakthrough research Monday showing its experimental coronavirus vaccine is nearly 95 percent effective and doesn’t need to be stored at ultra-cold temperatures — adding to hopes that an inoculation for the deadly virus could be ready soon. The promising data from Moderna’s late-stage clinical trial put its vaccine alongside Pfizer’s at the front...

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November 24, 2020
How to Pretend You’re in Hawaii Tonight

While your travel plans may be on hold, you can pretend you’re somewhere new for the night. Around the World at Home invites you to channel the spirit of a new place each week with recommendations on how to explore the culture, all from the comfort of your home. Beyond the palm trees and mai […]

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November 24, 2020
The Transition Begins

Want to get The Morning by email? Here’s the sign-up. Good morning. The Trump administration has started the transition to Joe Biden’s presidency. ImageCredit...Anna Moneymaker for The New York Times Many Americans have spent weeks, if not months, asking some version of this question: What if President Trump refuses to leave office? The main answer […]

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November 24, 2020
Who Will Miss the Coins When They’re Gone?

They gather unloved in jars and under cushions, unearthed only when laundry needs doing. They rattle in coat pockets, music to some ears and a nuisance to others. They sink into fountains and lurk in wells, a fortune in wishes but a nightmare to sort and count. Coins are everywhere until they’re nowhere, and at […]

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November 24, 2020
Virginia Democrats, Thrilled With Biden Victory, Aren’t Looking for Carbon Copy

ANNANDALE, Va. — Katherine White spent countless hours this year organizing voters to back Joseph R. Biden Jr. for president. One of millions of suburban women who became politically active for the first time after Donald J. Trump’s election in 2016, Ms. White is among the coterie of Biden voters processing his victory by thinking […]

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November 24, 2020
Virginia Democrats, Thrilled With Biden Victory, Aren't Looking for Carbon Copy

ANNANDALE, Va. -- Katherine White spent countless hours this year organizing voters to back Joseph R. Biden Jr. for president. One of millions of suburban women who became politically active for the first time after Donald J. Trump's election in 2016, Ms. White is among the coterie of Biden voters processing his victory by thinking […]

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November 24, 2020
How to Game Black Friday Travel Deals During a Pandemic

Normally, the 14-room Tierra Magnifica resort in Nosara, Costa Rica, doesn't participate in Black Friday sales as it never had trouble filling its few rooms. But this year is different. While Christmas and New Year's bookings are strong, periods before and after are weak, inspiring the 25-percent-off sale on Nov. 27 through Dec. 6, with […]

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