Jenny Lind Schmitt

Watching Europe shut down

Coronavirus | My there and back again story
by Jenny Lind Schmitt
Posted 3/21/20, 09:12 am

When President Trump made his proclamation banning travel from Europe just as my husband and I were leaving the country, we were alarmed. But when we looked at the text of the proclamation and realized the ban would not apply to U.S. citizens, we breathed a little more easily, knowing we would be able to get home again.

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Associated Press/Photo by Andrew Medichini

The pandemic’s march

International | News and notes from around the world about the spread of the coronavirus
by Mindy Belz
Posted 3/19/20, 01:41 pm

GLOBAL: A reporter-friend noted to me, “There’s no place to go for outside perspective. Everyone is in this.” So true, and it’s a unique moment in my three decades of journalism, and we’ll try to keep you abreast of some of the too many latest events related to the coronavirus (including some heavenly perspective), plus the usual mix of mayhem and redemption. What it looks like when the world empties.

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Associated Press/Photo by Altaf Qadri

Muslims in India stand up to Hindu nationalism

International | The ruling party loses ground in a bellwether election
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 2/11/20, 05:07 pm

For more than 50 days, thousands of activists in New Delhi have sipped tea, sang songs, created art, and shared their stories with their children. And they have done it all from the middle of a major highway through the city.

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