The new law put forward by Beijing will largely end Hong Kong’s autonomy. Refrains of last years protests — “fight for freedom,” “stand with Hong Kong” — echoed on the streets among people of all ages.
The president’s reluctance to recalibrate his political tactics during the pandemic could determine whether he wins another term, say campaign officials, strategists and pollsters on both sides of the aisle.
In Ghana, health-care workers got a 50 percent raise on top of tax waivers during the pandemic, while Canada announced salary hikes, and France pledged bonuses for doctors and nurses as part of its $120 billion rescue package.
There will be no fans in attendance Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedway, with further social distancing protocols in place. But the big race is being held, as usual, on Memorial Day weekend, which could provide fans with at least some sense of normalcy.
Viral images of a packed Ocean City boardwalk and a mask-free Gov. Ralph Northam (D) mingling with crowds had many wondering whether safety guidelines meant to contain the disease were being taken seriously.