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Europe Resurfaces to Find Odd Mix of the Familiar and the Alien
A Times photojournalist and correspondent spent two weeks driving through Europe as it edged out of lockdown. Here is what they saw in six countries.
Prague Says Ricin Plot Was a Hoax, and Moves to Expel 2 Russians
Prime Minister Andrej Babis of the Czech Republic said a feud between employees of the Russian Embassy had led to “made-up information about a planned attack on Czech politicians.”
A Reporter’s Journey Across a Resuscitating, and Oddly Changed, Europe
In fits and starts, Europe is gradually reopening after months of lockdown. We’re driving more than 3,700 miles to document life on a continent where surreal moments now seem normal, and normality surreal.
Gene Deitch, Prolific Animator, Is Dead at 95
In a six-decade career, he created Tom Terrific, revived Tom and Jerry and won an Academy Award for a cartoon based on a Jules Feiffer story.
Jaroslava Brychtova, Creator of Monumental Glass Art, Dies at 95
Working with her husband, Stanislav Libensky, she made sculptures that pushed the boundaries of glass, winning international acclaim.
Some European Nations Ease Pandemic Rules, but Move Warily
The lifting of restrictions is an early test of whether democracies can restart their economies and restore basic freedoms without refueling the spread of the coronavirus.
E.U. Court Rules 3 Countries Violated Deal on Refugee Quotas
Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic failed to live up to their end of an agreement to distribute 160,000 asylum seekers who had arrived in Greece and Italy, the court said.
A Box of Secrets Led to the Story of Her Father’s Painful Wartime Past
Ariana Neumann’s father had nightmares and an ID card in a different name. In her memoir, “When Time Stopped,” she unspools the past he kept hidden for so long.
Dana Zatopkova, Champion Javelin Thrower, Is Dead at 97
She is best remembered for winning the gold medal at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics, just an hour after her husband, Emil Zatopek, won the men’s 5,000-meter run.
Adam Ondra’s Race to the Top
Adam Ondra is the best climber in the world. But to win Olympic gold he needed to learn a new way to climb. Fast.
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