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Panic Buying in U.K. Creates Shortages at Gas Stations
September 27, 2021, 3:00 pm
LONDON—The British government is scrambling to find drivers to deliver fuel to gas stations across the country after panic buying over the weekend left long
U.S. Spent Billions on Afghanistan and Failed to Build a Sustainable Economy
September 27, 2021, 12:32 pm
KABUL—The U.S. spent $145 billion over two decades in Afghanistan to turn one of the poorest nations on earth into a self-sustaining economy—the boldest effort
How France Overcame Covid-19 Vaccine Hesitancy
September 27, 2021, 12:32 pm
PARIS—When France started vaccinating its population at the start of the year, it had one of the highest rates of hesitancy in the world. Today,
Germany’s Election Gives Two Smaller Parties Outsize Influence
September 27, 2021, 12:32 pm
BERLIN—Germany’s political parties on Monday began what could be a monthslong bargaining process to form the next government, with two smaller parties in a position
Housing Affordability Concerns Rise to the Fore World-Wide
September 27, 2021, 12:32 pm
The record-setting rise in home values during the pandemic is triggering fresh debates about housing affordability world-wide, as policy makers search for ways to rein
Cargo Piles Up as California Ports Jostle Over How to Resolve Delays
September 27, 2021, 9:00 am
Nike Inc. doesn’t have enough sneakers to sell for the holidays. Costco Wholesale Corp. is reimposing limits on paper towel purchases. Prices
WHO Seeks to Revive Stalled Inquiry Into Origins of Covid-19 With New Team
September 27, 2021, 9:00 am
The World Health Organization is reviving its stalled investigation into the origins of the Covid-19 virus as agency officials warn that time is running out
U.S.-EU Trade Summit in Pittsburgh Aims to Deepen Economic Ties
September 27, 2021, 9:00 am
Senior U.S. and European officials meet in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, aiming to show that closer trans-Atlantic ties have value—in dollars and euros.
Covid’s Hidden Toll: One Million Children Who Lost Parents
September 27, 2021, 9:00 am
PISCO, Peru—Several nights a week, 4-year-old Sofia Felices jolts awake in tears and calls out for her mother, who used to cuddle her youngest daughter
In a Troubled U.S.-China Relationship, Moments of Pragmatism Emerge
September 27, 2021, 9:00 am
Behind-the-scenes dealings that freed a Chinese executive from U.S. prosecution removed a stumbling block between the nations and demonstrated a little-noticed pragmatic dimension to the