Кипр обязуется покрыть «все расходы» для туристов, которые дали положительный результат на COVID-19 во время отпуска

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(NICOSIA, Cyprus) — Cyprus is pledging to cover all costs for anyone testing positive for the coronavirus while on vacation on the eastern Mediterranean island nation, according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press on Wednesday. The Cypriot government says it will cover lodging, food, drink and medication for COVID-19 patients and their families.…

Брат Джорджа Флойда призывает к миру после насильственных протестов в Миннеаполисе. Вот что нужно знать

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Protesters breached the Minneapolis police precinct in the neighborhood where George Floyd died in police custody, setting fire to the building as dozens watched it burn late Thursday. Police had evacuated the third precinct about 10 p.m. on Thursday and local station KSTP-TV, which was broadcasting live from the scene, reported that firefighters were not…

States’ Automated Systems Are Trapping Citizens in Bureaucratic Nightmares With Their Lives on the Line

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Lindsay Perry was 30 weeks pregnant and on bedrest when her husband Justin was accused of unemployment fraud and fined $10,000 after losing his job as a chef in 2014. The couple, who disputed the charges, tried calling the state unemployment agency, sending messages online, and even repeatedly showing up in person, but nothing worked.…

Dolly Parton’s New Song ‘When Life Is Good Again’ Is a Vision for the Post-Pandemic Future

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Like all of us, Dolly Parton is dreaming of the future. But for Parton, the beloved country music and silver screen icon and longtime philanthropist, thinking about what comes next means writing music that brings that future into sharper focus. “When Life Is Good Again,” out this week with its music video premiering exclusively during…

‘Everything Has to Pass.’ Why Dolly Parton Is Optimistic About Life After Coronavirus

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What will life be like after the coronavirus pandemic? While it’s impossible to know for certain, Dolly Parton is optimistic. “When life is good again, it’s going to be better than it ever was,” the ten-time Grammy-winning entertainment icon told TIME’s Editor-in-Chief Edward Felsenthal during a TIME100 Talks: Finding Hope conversation on Thursday. “I know…

University of Minnesota Ending Contracts With Minneapolis Police Department After George Floyd’s Death

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The University of Minnesota is limiting its relationship with the Minneapolis Police Department following the police killing of George Floyd, a black man who died during an arrest on May 26 University president Joan Gabel said the school will no longer use MPD officers during large events, like football games and concerts. Additionally, the university…

Dr. Raj Panjabi Warns of an Impending “Viral Apartheid” If We Don’t Change Our COVID-19 Approach

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As nations around the world scramble to bring coronavirus outbreaks under control, Dr. Raj Panjabi is worried that the world’s poor populations will be excluded from accessing treatments and prevention measures, a scenario he calls “viral apartheid.” “I don’t use that term lightly,” said Panjabi, speaking with TIME Senior Writer Alice Park during a TIME…

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer Says Trump’s Attacks Are Complicating the Coronavirus Response

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Democratic Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer says partisanship is complicating the response to the coronavirus pandemic, at least in part because President Donald Trump changed the “tenor of political discourse” when he first began criticizing her. The situation overall, she acknowledges, has “become politicized.” In the last several weeks, Whitmer has seen her political star rise…

Report: Education Dept. Says Connecticut Policy Allowing Trans Athletes to Compete in Girls Sports Is Civil Rights Violation

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(Hartford, Conn.) — A Connecticut policy that allows transgender athletes to compete in girls sports violates the civil rights of female athletes, the U.S. Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights has ruled. The ruling, which was obtained Thursday by The Associated Press, comes in response to a complaint filed last year by several female track…

‘Have Faith.’ Princeton’s First Black Valedictorian On Graduating Into a Global Pandemic

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Nicholas Johnson is Princeton’s first black valedictorian, an empowering achievement, he says in a video series TIME is producing with Katie Couric. In the video above, Johnson speaks with Couric about how Princeton’s historical ties to slavery shaped his feelings about being named valedictorian. Johnson is graduating at the top of a class whose members…