Nationals postpone game after 4 players and 8 staff members test positive for coronavirus.

The Washington Nationals postponed their Wednesday night game against the Philadelphia Phillies after a dozen players and staff members tested positive for coronavirus. In a statement, the Nationals said the game was postponed to “allow for continued testing and contact tracing involving members of the National organizations.” The wave of infections came after a Nationals shortstop, Trea Turner, left during

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New York City’s caseload remains low and stable as the Delta variant gains ground.

By Joseph Goldstein The highly contagious Delta variant has gained ground in New York City in recent weeks, though overall case counts remain low, according to a recent analysis by the city’s Health Department. Since mid-June, there has been a steady daily average of about 200 new Covid-19 cases detected in New York City, the lowest since the early days

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The War of the Weary

LONDON — A couple of weeks ago, as the players who will represent Wales in this summer’s European soccer championships started to report for duty, their coaching staff instituted an unwritten rule: Try, if at all possible, not to mention the F word. It is not that the word is expressly forbidden; more discouraged. “We don’t want it to be

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Covid-19 Live Updates: Health Officials Tiptoe Around Trump’s Vaccine Timeline

Britain seeks to avert a lockdown with threats of huge fines for violating virus restrictions. ‘Flights to nowhere’ are a thing. Right Now Minnesota set a new single-day record, reporting more than 1,200 new daily cases. Here’s what you need to know: Health officials sidestep questions about Trump’s timeline for ‘enough vaccines for every American by April.’ As the nation’s

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