Texas bans most abortions. The U.S. government mandates vaccines and testing for large companies. Americans observe the 20th anniversary of 9/11.

August 2021

The fall of Afghanistan. An earthquake in Haiti. Delta's spread continues.
Delta spreads, and masks return. The Olympics wrap up. Wildfires rage in California.

July 2021

The Delta variant spreads. The Olympics begin. Floods deluge Europe.
Haiti's president is assassinated. Tokyo won't allow Olympic spectators. The fence comes down at the Capitol.
Leaving Afghanistan. Florida condo collapse. U.S. report on UFOs.

June 2021

The Supreme Court is busy. Buffalo gets a socialist mayor. Conan says farewell.
Juneteenth becomes a national holiday. Europe reopens. Read the tax returns of the super-wealthy.
Vaccinations on the rise. Israel preps for a new prime minister. NASA heads to Venus.
The neurology of selling us more — and making us crave products we didn’t even know we wanted.
I was frustrated by newspapers’ glacial transition to the web. Now I wish we could turn back the clock.
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